Anna Mayer joined the department in Fall 2013 as a Max Kade and Ratych Fellow. She was featured at the New York Public Library's Researcher Spotlight in Summer 2020.
Ph.D. student and fellow, German Studies, Rutgers University, 2013 to present
M.A. in German Studies, Rutgers University, 2017
M.A. in Comparative Literature, University of Vienna, 2012
Academic year at the department for Comparative Literature, Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2008-2009
Honors and Awards
2020, Sebastian Rahtz Digital Humanities Scholarship, Oxford University
2020, DAAD summer grant, Washington University
2019 Max Kade and Ratych Fellowship, Rutgers University
2019 Dissertation Research Grant, American Friends of Marbach
2019 Dissertation Development Award, Rutgers University
2014 Max Kade and Ratych Fellowship, Rutgers University
2012 KWA research grant, University of Vienna
Relevant Work Experience
2020 Field Bibliographer, Modern Language Association
2019 Bibliographic Research, Modern Language Association
2017 Coordinator, German Graduate Conference, Rutgers University
2016 Student Interviewer, Festival Neue Literatur
2015 Project Assistant, Austrian Cultural Forum New York Translation Prize
Conference Papers (Selection)
“Urban Spaces in the Age of Digital Surveillance”. German Studies Association (2019).
“Rasterfahndung and Terrorism. A Look at F.C. Delius’ A Domestic Security Hero”. German Studies Association (2018).
“Apocalyptic Ascension. The Apocalyptic Agenda in F.C. Delius’ The Ascension of a Public Enemy”. German Graduate Conference, Rutgers University (2017).
German Literature of the 20th century.
(Digital) Surveillance in film and literature.
West German terrorism in the 1970s.