Academics

I studied German Studies at the joint Carolina-Duke Graduate Program in the USA, Cultural History and Theory, as well as Spanish Philology at the Humboldt-University in Berlin and Anthropology, Sociology and Jewellery Design at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.

For my Master’s thesis in German Studies, I did a close-reading of Walter Benjamin’s metaphors on childhood reading and collecting. In my Master’s thesis in Cultural History, I combined classic art history with current approaches in German media studies to examine ideal body images in the form of historical tattoo imagery. For my Bachelor’s thesis, I applied Roland Barthes’ theory on everyday “mythologies” to the iconic advertising legend “Nivea”.

Research and Study Focus: myth and media theory, art and cultural history, literature and linguistics, aesthetics and poetics, material culture and visual studies, museology and cultural management

Academic Highlights:

  • Master’s in German Studies
  • Master’s in Cultural History and Theory
  • Bachelor’s in Cultural History and Theory and Spanish Philology

Overview: Academic Education

  • Master of Arts at the Carolina-Duke Graduate Program in German Studies | Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA, 2016 – 2018
  • Master of Arts in Cultural History and Theory | Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany, 2012 – 2015
  • Research and Teaching Assistant at the Institute for Cultural History and Theory | Humboldt University of Berlin, 2010 – 2016 | Institut für Kulturwissenschaft
  • Volunteer work with the WWF | survey on the Millenium Development Goals | Wamena, Papua, Indonesia, 2013
  • Internship in the Cultural Program of the Goethe Institute |Jakarta, Indonesia |à Praktikumsnachweis, 2012 – 2013
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Cultural History and Theory & Spanish Philology | Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany, 2008 – 2012 | Interview Bachelor’s Thesis
  • Internship at the Art Gallery “Tanja Wagner” | Berlin, 2008 – 2012 | Praktikumsnachweis
  • Volunteer work at the Aboriginal Art Center “Warlukurlangu” | Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia, 2010
  • Student Exchange Semester | University of New South Wales | Sydney, Australia, 2010 | Transcript
  • Student Assistant at the German Parliament | Commitee of Education and Research | Berlin, 2008 – 2009 | Praktikumsnachweis
  • Intercultural Exchange Year | Rotary International | Universidad Internacional Bachillerato Uninter | Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico, 2005 – 2006 |Transcript UNAM
  • High School at the “Neues Gymnasium Oldenburg” | European baccalaureate for University admission | Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany, 2001 – 2005 |Transcript/Abiturzeugnis

 

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