Anna did a BA in Philosophy and English & American Studies. Now she is in the Anglophone Modernities MA program. She is mainly interested in critical theory, gender, and postcolonial studies. In her spare time, Anna enjoys all kinds of creative activities, from cooking vegetarian food to knitting to taking hula hoop dance classes.
Christoph is a PhD student at the University of Potsdam and fellow with the Marie Curie Initial Training Network ‘Englobe’. His research interests include contemporary Indian English fiction, philosophy of history and postcolonial theory. Despite the fact that Christoph is from Swabia (Bavarian side!) he is able to speak half-decent German. Even more surprisingly, he doesn’t live in Prenzlauer Berg.
Iza is a student of Anglophone Modernities in Literature and Culture at Potsdam. After her B.A. in Białystok, Poland, she moved to Germany to develop her interest in different languages and cultures. In her free time she reads about psycholinguistics and watches silly but funny cat videos.
After her B.A. in English and Spanish Studies, Lina also started the Anglophone Modernities Master program. When the sun is shining in Berlin, she enjoys it in one of the many parks with some friends or a good book.
Lisa studied Cultural Studies and Anglophone Literatures and Cultures at Potsdam University. When she’s not obsessing about recipes for Indian food and her favourite football team she enjoys pub trivia and searching for Berlin’s best Currywurst.
Svenja holds a B.A. in German Philology and English and American Studies. She is now a student of the M.A. program Anglophone Modernities. Her research interests especially focus on commemorative culture in literature, art and film. In her spare time she enjoys art house cinema, new genres of music and currently practises roller skate disco moves.
Chris is also in the Anglophone Modernities Masters program at Potsdam. His background is in comparative literature, and his research focuses on translation theory, politics, and postwar critical theory. When not on the train out to Potsdam, he’s watching movies, working on his German, or having a good beer.