Stefanie Fricke studied English Literature, Medieval History and Japanese Studies at LMU Munich and the University of St Andrews with scholarships from the German Academic Scholarship Foundation and the DAAD.
Her dissertation Ruinen alter Hochkulturen und die Angst vor dem eigenen Untergang in der englischen Literatur des 19. Jahrhunderts (Antique Ruins and the Fear of the Fall of the British Empire in Nineteenth-Century Literature) was published in 2009 and was awarded the Helene Richter-price of the German Anglistenverband. In 2016 she handed in her Habilitation titled Narrating the Self, Narrating the Other: British Barbary Captivity Narratives of the Long Eighteenth Century.
Stefanie Fricke has been teaching at LMU since 2003, both in the literature department and, from 2019-2021, at the Chair of TEFL (Prof. Dr. Christiane Lütge). She has also had Lehraufträge at the Universität der Bundeswehr, München.
Areas of interest:
Teaching literature and culture
Literature, history and culture of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
Modern popular culture
Stefanie Fricke has been/is a member of the following 'Drittmittel'-projects:
Kompetenzorientiert Englisch unterrichten. Acht digitale Lerneinheiten für die Virtuelle Hochschule Bayern [SMART vhb].