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I am Associate Professor of German and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Los Angeles.
My research areas include Twentieth- and Twenty-First Century German Literature and Culture; Literature of Migration; Turkish-German Literature; German-Jewish Literature; Literary Multilingualism and Translation Studies; Transnational Studies; Gender Studies; Memory Studies; and Holocaust Studies.
NEWS: I am honored to be the recipient of the 2016 DAAD Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in German and European Studies, awarded by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) and the AICGS (American Institute for Contemporary German Studies). For more on the prize, see here.
As of summer 2016, I have joined the Department of Germanic Languages and the Department of Comparative Literature at UCLA. Please see my new contact information.