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Lisa Schwander

Lisa Schwander
Academic Staff Member
on parental leave
University of Mannheim
Anglistik II
Schloss – Room EW 269
68161 Mannheim

  • Research

    Lisa Schwander is academic staff member and doctoral student at the chair of English Literature and Culture (Anglistik II). Her dissertation project Postcolonial Romance and Transcultural Modernity(ies) analyses the function of romance in the work of Amitav Ghosh and Kamila Shamsie. She shows that romance is central to both authors’ engagement with global modernity as well as to their attempts to envision alternative futures.

  • Biographic Information

    She holds a degree in English Studies, German Studies and History (Staatsexamen) from the University of Heidelberg.

  • Teaching

    She has taught seminars on postcolonial topics, contemporary British literature, as well as genre or period introductions.


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