Anna Mayer

Graduate Student

anna.mayer@rutgers.edu

15 Seminary Place, Room 4100
College Avenue Campus
New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901

Fall 2018 Office Hours: Wednesdays, 2pm -  3pm

 

Anna Mayer joined the department in Fall 2013 as a Max Kade and Ratych Fellow.

 

Education:

Ph.D. student and fellow, German Studies, Rutgers University, 2013 to present

M.A. with honors, Comparative Literature, University of Vienna, 2012

Academic year at the department for Comparative Literature, Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2008-2009

Work Experience

Teaching Assistant, University of Vienna, 2010-2011
Assistant, Salzburger Festspiele & Theater Basel, 2010 & 2009

Academic Interests

Apocalyptic writing

19th century

political theory in literature

Publications

The Mammoth’s Part in the World’s Demise. Of the End of Humanity in Early Science Fiction”, TRANS-. Revue de Littérature Générale et Comparée, August 2013, http://trans.revues.org/825.

Conference Papers

Die letzten Menschen am Anfang des 19. Jahrhunderts”, Graduate Conference, Vienna, Austria, 2012

Honors and Awards

Max Kade & Ratych Fellowships, Rutgers, 2013

European Forum Alpbach scholarship, Alpbach, 2012

KWA grant, Bibliothèque nationale de France, 2012

SYNAPSIS scholarship, Bologna, 2011