About Jesus College/Our community/ People
Ms Hannah Scheithauer

Roles and subjects

Lecturer in Modern Languages



Academic Background

BA (Hons), MSt

I obtained a BA in French and German (2016-2020) and an MSt in Comparative Literature and Critical Translation (2020-2021) from Jesus College, University of Oxford, and took courses at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (2015-2016) and École Normale Supérieure Paris (2018-2019). I have now returned to Oxford to pursue a Clarendon-funded comparative DPhil project at The Queen’s College, exploring transnational memory landscapes in contemporary French and German literature.

Undergraduate Teaching

German Literature since 1730.

Research Interests

Modern and contemporary literature in French and German, memory studies, post-Holocaust and postcolonial literature, transnational and comparative literature, Ingeborg Bachmann, Assia Djebar.


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