Graduate Students

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  • Christiane Fischer
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  • Office: 15 Seminary Place, Room 4100
  • Campus: College Avenue Campus
  • Office Hours:

    Mondays, 1pm - 2pm, via zoom
    Appointments are required.

Christiane Fischer joined the department in Fall 2016 as a Craig Fellow.


Christiane graduated from University of Vienna in spring 2016 with a B.A. in Comparative Literature. During her studies she also focused on Art History and Aesthetic Theory. Her first honours thesis explored the concept of metafiction in Laurence Sterne’s novel Tristram Shandy and its constructing function for the narrative. The second thesis outlined several contributions of Dante Alighieri’s literary reception in early 20 th century Germany.


Rutgers Center for Cultural Analysis (CCA) fellowship, 2020-21. Participant in the interdisciplinary seminar "What is Photography" led by Professors Andrés Zervigón and William Galperin.