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

Christiane Fischer is a Ph.D. student in German Studies at Rutgers University. Before joining the department in 2016, she completed her B.A. degree in Comparative Literature, Art History, and Aesthetic Theory at the University of Vienna and the University of St. Andrews. Christiane's dissertation explores selected works by Harun Farocki, Yoko Tawada, Hito Steverl, and Christian Petzold. Her research interests include 20th and 21st century literature, film studies and media theory.

Honors/Awards:

University & Louis Bevier Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Center for Cultural Analysis Graduate Fellowship

Max Kade Research Grant awarded by Washington University in St. Louis

Cinema Studies Graduate Essay Award

Graduate Teaching Award

Mellon Summer Research Grant

Courses Taught:

GER 106 German for Reading Knowledge
Spring 2022

GER 299 Contemporary German Media and Society
Spring 2022

GER 231 Advanced German 1
Fall 2021

GER 103 German for Travel
Fall 2021

GER 131 Intermediate German 1
Spring 2019

GER 299 Contemporary German Media and Society
Spring 2019

GER 131 Intermediate German 1
Fall 2018

GER 299 Contemporary German Media and Society
Fall 2018

GER 131 Intermediate German 1
Spring 2018

GER 101 Elementary German 1
Fall 2017