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Andree Michaelis: Curriculum Vitae

Current academic position:

Since May 2012 Assistant professor at the Axel Springer Endowed Chair for German-Jewish Literature and Cultural History, Exile and Migration, Faculty of Social and Cultural Sciences, European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)

Teaching and research stays:

2010 Research stays at Washington Holocaust Memorial Museum and Yale University, New Haven
2009 Fellow of the Kon­stan­zer Mei­ster­klas­se; topic: „Trau­ma and Nar­ra­tion“ (with Hayden White, Geoffrey Hartman, Dominick LaCapra)
2009 Research stay at Yad Vashem, Jerusalem
2008 Research stay at the USC Shoah Foun­da­tion Insti­tute, Los Angeles (Corrie ten Boom Research Award)
2003/4 Studies abroad at Reed College, Portland, OR (FU Berlin Exchange Program)

PhD thesis:

Nov. 2011 PhD at the department of philosophy and humanities, Freie Universität Berlin. Thesis title: „Be­zeug­en – Erzählen – Gestalten. Der dis­kur­sive Raum in lite­ra­rischen und vi­deo­gra­phier­ten Zeug­nis­sen von Über­le­ben­den der Shoah", later published as "Erzählräume nach Auschwitz" (Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2013)


2008-2011 PhD scholarships of the Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School for Literary Studies, Freie Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin, and the German National Academic Foundation
May 2007 Magister of Arts, Freie Uni­ver­si­tät Ber­lin; thesis title: „Die Be­deu­tung des ‚Jü­dischen’ bei Wolf­gang Hildes­heimer und Al­fred An­dersch"
2001-2007 Studies of Modern German Literature, Philosophy and Comparative Literature at the Freie Universität Berlin