The Editorial Board

Editorial Board

Sona Arasteh-Roodsary | Christina Becher  | Nursan Celik | Akshay Chavan |  Lea Espinoza Garrido | Gesine Heger | Dominik Hübschmann | Thomas Kater | Eva Tanita Kraaz | Sarah Nienhaus | Hanna Pulpanek | Laura Reiling 

Former editorial board members

Matthias Agethen | Constanze Bartsch | Ina Batzke | Seth Berk | Nikolas Buck | Dominic Büker | Pegah Byroum-Wand | Aaron Carpenter | Katharina Fürholzer | Nina Gawe | Gesche Gerdes | Lena Hoffmann | Till Huber | Irene Husser | Ana Ilic | Jayana Jain | Japhet Johnstone | Innokentij Kreknin | Julia Langhof | Kerstin Mertenskötter | Christoph Pflaumbaum | Christina Riesenweber | Matthias Schaffrick | Mathaabe Schick | Janneke Schoene | Levke Teßmann | Martin Stobbe | Ismahan Wayah | Kerstin Wilhelms |  Elisabeth Zimmermann 

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Sona Arasteh-Roodsary

  • 10/2010 - 09/2013 B. A. German studies and History at University of Duesseldorf

  • 10/2013 - 09/2015 M.A. & MLitt in German and Comparative Literature Studies at University of Bonn / University of St Andrews

  • 10/2015 - 09/2016 French and Ancient Greek Studies at University of Bonn

  • since October 2016 PhD candidate, Research Training Group "Literary Form. History and Culture of Aesthetic Modelling“, funded by the German Research Council (DFG) at University of Muenster (WWU) 

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Christina Becher

  • 10/2011 - 09/2014: Bachelor of Arts, double major in German Philology and Cultural and Social Anthropology at the University of Münster

  • 01/2013 - 03/2019: At first student assistant, later research assistant at the German Department of the University of Münster and within the collaborative research centre 1150: Cultures of Decision-Making

  • 10/2014 - 12/2017: Master of Arts: German Philology at the University of Münster

  • 10/2015 - 02/2018: Master of Arts: Cultural Poetics of Literature and Media at the University of Münster

  • Since 04/2019: PhD candidate, research associate and EUmanities Fellow at the a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School for the Humanities Cologne, University of Cologne

  • 08/2019 – 02/2021: Visiting scholar at the University of Arizona, Tucson

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Nursan Celik

  • 2013-2016: Bachelor of Arts in German Studies, Philosophy and English/American Studies, University of Kassel

  • 2016-2019: Master of Arts in German Studies, University of Kassel

  • 2017-2020: Master of Arts in Philosophy, University of Kassel​

  • 2018: Research internship at the Max-Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics in Frankfurt, internships in publishing in Glasgow and at the Goethe-Institut in Paris​

  • Since 10/2019: PhD student at the Graduate School Practices of Literature, WWU Münster​

  • From 01/2020: Research Assistant at the SFB "Law and Literature", WWU Münster​

Akshay Chavan

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Lea Espinoza Garrido

  • Since 10/2017:  PhD candidate, Graduate School Practices of Literature, WWU Münster

  • Since 10/2017: Lecturer, Chair of American Studies, English Department, WWU Münster.

  • 03/2017 – 07/2017: Teacher for English and German, Städtisches Gymnasium Ahlen.

  • 08/2015 – 06/2016: Language Fellow at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY.

  • 10/2013 – 01/2017: Master of Arts “British, American, and Postcolonial Studies”, and Master of Education “German Studies and English Studies”, WWU Münster.

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Gesine Heger

  • 2010-2016: Studies of Law, University of Heidelberg

  • 2016-2019: Bachelor English/German, WWU Münster

  • 10/2018-03/2019: Tutor, German Department, WWU

  • 03/2019-12/2019 Student Assistant, Department of Philosophy, Cluster of Excellence “Religion and Politics” and German Department, WWU Münster

  • Since 10/2019: Master Kulturpoetik (Cultural Poetics), WWU Münster

  • From 01/2020: Research Assistant SFB 1385 “Recht und Literatur”, PhD candidate

Dominik Hübschmann

  • 10/2014 – 10/2017: B.A. German Studies and History at WWU Münster

  • 10/2017 – 03/2020: M.A. German Studies at WWU Münster

  • 10/2017 – 10/2020: Student assistant at the University and State Library of Münster

  • since 10/2020: PhD candidate in German Philology at WWU Münster

Thomas Kater

  • 2012–2016 Master of Arts (German Studies) and Master of Arts (Philosophy), WWU Münster and Universitetet i Agder Kristiansand, Norway

  • Since 10/2016 Phd candidate, DFG-Research-Training Group „Literarische Form. Geschichte und Kultur ästhetischer Modellbildung“, WWU Münster

  • 4–9/2018 Lecturer, German Department, WWU Münster

  • 4–9/2019 Research Assistant, German Department, WWU Münster
  • 10/2019–11/2020 Research Assistent, Project „Dictionary Original & Copy“, Department of Philosophy, WWU Münster
  • Since 12/2020 Research Assistant, Department of Philosophy, WWU Münster

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Eva Tanita Kraaz

  • 2011 - 2015 Bachelor of Arts in German Philology at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • 2015 - 2018 Master of Arts in New German Literature: History, Theory, Mediation at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • 10/2018 - 03/2020 Editor-in-Chief and Coordinator of Litlog: eMagazine for Literature, Culture, Academia
  • 02/2019 - 09/2019 Management Assistent at Literarisches Zentrum Göttingen (Literature House)
  • Since 04/2020 PhD Candidate and Research Assistent with Professor Dr. Kai Sina at Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster

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Sarah Alice Nienhaus

  • 10/2008 - 09/2011 B. A. German and Internationale Literature, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
  • 07/2010 - 09/2010 Internship at Deutsches Literaturarchiv Marbach, Arbeitsstelle für literarische Museen, Archive und Gedenkstätten 

  • 05/2011 - 09/2015 Student Assistant at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen and the Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg

  • 10/2011 - 09/2012 German Literature, Freie Universität Berlin

  • 10/2012 - 09/2015 M. A. German Literature, Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg

  • 02/2015 - 09/2015 Student Assistant at the SFB 1015 Muße. Konzepte – Räume – Figuren

  • since 10/2015 PhD Candidate, German Literature, WWU Münster; Research Assistant at the SFB 1150 Kulturen des Entscheidens  at WWU Münster

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Hanna Pulpanek

  • 10/2013 - 09/2016 dual-subject Bachelor: Chemistry and German Philology (teacher training) at WWU Münster
  • 10/2016 - 09/2019 Master of Education Chemistry and German Philology/ Master of Arts in German Studies at WWU Münster 

  • Since 12/2019 PhD candidate and Resaerch Assistant and the Cluster of Excellence Religion and Politics. Dynamics of Tradition and Innovation.

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