Anna Maria Senuysal

Graduate Assistant

Professional Summary

Anna-Maria Senuysal is currently a second-year-student in the dual PhD program at the Universities of Cincinnati and Duisburg Essen. Her planned dissertation project engages with the negotiation of aesthetics, aisthesis and language through the element of Verrückung in German theatre texts between 1790 and 1970, whereas broader research interests include 18th and early 19th century literature as well as postcolonial and poststructuralist theory. Her recent publications include the forthcoming article “ ‘This is Africa – Agency, Representation and the Employment of Master Narratives in Edward Zwicks Blood Diamond” as well as 25 Years Berlin Republic. Reflections on/of German Unification (1990-2015), co-edited with Tanja Nusser and Todd Herzog.