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Fekadu-Uthoff, Sarah

Dr. Sarah Fekadu-Uthoff

Akademische Rätin a. Z. am Lehrstuhl Prof. Dr. Tobias Döring

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Lehrveranstaltungen zur Literaturwissenschaft
Prüfungsberechtigung: Betreuung Bachelorarbeiten

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Institut für Englische Philologie
Schellingstr. 3 / VG, Zi 112
80799 München

Telefon: +49(0)89 2180-2800

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Do 14 - 15 Uhr
Zi 112 VG

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About

Sarah Fekadu-Uthoff studied Comparative Literature. English Literature and Philosophy at Tübingen, Warwick (UK), and Berlin (M.A. 2005) and completed her doctorate at the LMU Munich in 2010. Since then, she has been working as Assistant Professor in the English Department of the LMU Munich. Her current research focuses on the impact of global interconnectedness and migration on literary texts, with a specific focus on Anglophone literature coming from or dealing with the region of the Horn of Africa.
Her teaching focuses on colonial and postcolonial literature to and from Africa, travel writing, literary theory, and Anglo-American literature and culture of the early twentieth century.

Forschungsschwerpunkte

  • Literatur, Kultur und Poetik des Modernism
  • Intermedialität, insb. von Literatur und Musik
  • Travel Writing
  • Raumkonzepte in kolonialer und postkolonialer Literatur

Current Projects

  • Book Project: “Ethiopianism: Discourses of Decoloniality and the Transantional Imagination”
  • Editorial Project: “Meteorologies of Modernity: Weather and Climate Discourses in the Anthropocene” (with Isabel Kranz and Tobias Döring)


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