Graduate Students

Chaitrali Kulkarni joined the department in Spring 2021 as a Craig Fellow.


PhD Student, German Studies, Rutgers University, Spring 2021 to present

M.A. in German Literature with a dissertation on Die Prägnanz des ,Chaos' und die literarische Moderne, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 2018-2020

B.A. in German Studies, Fergusson College, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, 2015-2018

Academic Interests

Literary theory

German Literature and theatre around the turn of the century

Philosophy of Language (Sprachphilosophie)

Cinema of the Weimar Period

Instances of ,engagierte Literatur' and theatre in Hindi and Marathi cultural space


Honors and Awards

Baden-Württemberg Stipendium an der Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg, 2019