Research interests:

  • German literature from the 18th to the 21st century
  • violence in literature and film
  • Transnational Periodical Cultures
  • intermediality and transmediality: interaction of digital media and other artistic forms e.g. film, music, theatre, performance, visual art
  • postmemory and trauma

Recent Projects:

European Network "Reading Violence"

The presence of trauma / postmemory and violence (financed by the DAAD since 2017)

Interdisciplinary research group "Transnational Periodical Cultures" (financed by the Impulsfond Rheinland-Pfalz since 2017)