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Sebastian Straßburg

 

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, English Seminar
Reinhart-Koselleck Project “Diachronic Narratology”
Ph.D. Student

Belfortstraße 18, room 3013
79098 Freiburg
Tel. +49 0 761 203 98717
sebastian.strassburg@anglistik.uni-freiburg.de
 

 

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Curriculum Vitae

Sebastian Straßburg is a doctoral researcher at the University of Freiburg in the Reinhart-Koselleck-Project “Diachronic Narratology.” Before joining the project in July 2020, he studied English Literature and German Philology at Heidelberg University and graduated in 2019 with an MA thesis on “Dissemination of Values and the Agency of Form in the British Novel since the 1960s”; after graduation, he taught German at Durham University for a year with a DAAD scholarship.

Main Areas of Research

His research interests include literary history and theory, narratology, and is focusing in his PhD project on representations of consciousness in early modern pastoral romances.

Conference Papers

"Bewusstseinsdarstellungen im frühneuzeitlichen englischen Hirtenroman" at the 4. Treffen des Forschungsverbundes ›Frühe Neuzeit Südwest‹, 5 November, 2021.

"Representing the Suffering Queens' Consciousness: A Study of Greene's Pandosto and Penelope's Web." at the International Conference on Narrative 2021, 19-21 May, 2021.

"The Relationship of Entertainment and Quality in Contemporary Narrative: A Comparison of the 'Rise of Quality TV' and the 'Turn to Genre'" at the Second Heidelberg Graduate Student Conference in English Studies, 25-26 July, 2019.

"The Authority of the Author in Contemporary Literary Criticism" at the First Heidelberg Graduate Student Conference in English Studies, 29-30 May, 2018.

 

Other Conference Activities

Organizer of the Online Student Conference in German Studies "Gemeinschaft 2020", 25-26 July, 2020.

Organizer of the Second Heidelberg Graduate Student Conference in English Studies, 25-26 July, 2019.

Chair of the Panel "Memory, Identity, Trauma: Literary and Cultural Conceptualizations of Remembrance" at the First Heidelberg Graduate Student Conference in English Studies, 29-30 May, 2018.

 

Teaching Experience

Teaching Fellow for "English Academic Writing" at the University College Freiburg, 10/2021 – 03/2022.

Teaching Fellow for German Language at the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, Durham University, 10/2019 – 07/2021.

Tutor for the "Survey of English Literature" at Freiburg University, 10/2021 – 03/2022.

Tutor for the "Survey of British and Postcolonial Literature" at Freiburg University, 04/2021 – 09/2021.

Tutor for the "Introduction to the Study of Literatures in English" at Heidelberg University, 10/2018 – 09/2019.