Teaching

University of Oxford
University College London
London Arts & Humanities Partnership

University of Oxford

Second Public Examination, Honour School of Modern Languages

German II: Translation from Modern German.

German VIII: Modern German Literature (1730 to the Present). [Romanticism, Realism, Naturalism, Expressionism, Modernism, Psychoanalysis; Büchner, Fontane, Hauptmann, Hesse, Kafka, Kaiser, Keller, Kleist, Nietzsche, Mann, Musil, Schnitzler, Toller.]

German X: Modern Prescribed Authors. [Kleist, Mann, Kafka.]

First Public Examination, Honour School of Modern Languages

German II: Language II ­– Translation from and into German.

German III: Literature I – Passages for Commentary from the Prescribed Texts.

German IV: Literature II – German Drama and Prose Fiction, 1890­–1933. [Schnitzler, Wedekind, Kaiser, Brecht, Fontane, Kafka, Remarque, Mann.]

University College London

Undergraduate Teaching

ELCS1001: Reading European Literature – Period, Context and Short Texts. [Diderot, Goethe, Nooteboom.]

ELCS4018: Writing Shame. [Paz, Fuentes, Traba, Partnoy, Fogwill, O’Brien, Roth.]

ELCS6102: Aspects of European Thought. [Kant, Nietzsche, Marx, Benjamin, Barthes, De Beauvoir.]

GERM1104: Introduction to German Post-1945 Cinema. [Fassbinder, Herzog, Schlöndorff, Von Trotta, Sanders-Brahms, Wenders, Tykwer, Petzold, Haneke.]

GERM1105: Introduction to German Literature. [Brecht, Kafka, Grass, Schiller, Tieck.]

GERM2002: Modern German Language II – Translation and Comprehension.

GERM2107: Debating Enlightenment. [Kant, Lessing, Goethe, Schiller, Hoffmann, Eichendorff, Heine, Kleist, Büchner, Keller.]

GERM2108: Challenging Modernity. [Nietzsche, Fontane, Schnitzler, Rilke, Mann, Kafka, Benjamin, Riefenstahl, Brecht, Bachmann, Maron, Grass.]

GERM4001: Translation from and into German.

GERM4133: Reading Modern Novels – Introduction to Literary Theory. [Kafka, Mann, Bachmann.]

I have supervised undergraduate dissertations on the following topics:

  • Female leads and the construction of national identity in the cinema of the German reunification.

Postgraduate Teaching

EUROG003: Theoretical Issues in History and Literature.

I have supervised MA theses on the following topics:

  • Kafka and laughter.
  • Kafka from the perspective of the detective novel.
  • Bachmann and the reconstruction of the female gaze.
  • Humour and Taoist philosophy in Hesse.
  • Conceptions of the feminine in Thomas Mann.
  • Surfaces in Thomas Mann and Kafka.

London Arts & Humanities Partnership

French Social and Literary Theory. [Barthes, Bourdieu, Cixous, Dastur, Deleuze, Derrida, Foucault, Genette, Irigaray, Kristeva, Lacan, Lévi-Strauss, Merleau-Ponty.]

German Social and Literary Theory. [Adorno, Arendt, Benjamin, Habermas, Heidegger, Gadamer, Iser, Jauß, Kant, Krämer, Luhmann, Marcuse, Nietzsche.]