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.]
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.
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.
- Kant, Kierkegaard and the history of the concept.
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.]