Dr. phil. Jana Nittel (Lektorin)

English-Speaking Cultures/Literary and Media Studies

Dr. phil. Jana Nittel

Büro: GW 2, A 3.590
Telefon: +49 (0) 421 218-68188

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Curriculum Vitae

Teaching Positions

Since October 2011 Lecturer in Literary and Media Studies ( English-Speaking Cultures/Englisch)

Joined Bremen University Bremen in April 2010 as Lecturer in Literary Studies and Cultural History ( English-Speaking Cultures/Englisch)

2002-2010, German Language Tutor, “Languages for All”, School of Arts, Roehampton University London

2007-2009, Literature Tutor, Department of English and Comparative Literature, Goldsmiths, University of London

2006-2008 Literature Tutor, School of Arts, Roehampton University London

1999-2000 teaching assistant, Institut für Anglistik (Kulturstudien), Universität Leipzig


2007, Ph.D., School of Arts, Section: Literature, Creative Writing and Media, Roehampton University London

1999, M.A. English & American Studies and Psychology, Universität Leipzig


  • Literary and Media Studies (English-Speaking Cultures)
  • Erasmus teaching staff exchange with İstanbul Bilgi University, Turkey
  • Previously taught at departments of English & American Studies at Roehampton University London, UK and Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

My main teaching and research interests include:

  • 18th – 21st Century British, Anglo-American and Anglo-Canadian Literatures,
  • Film and Media studies
  • Postcolonial theory/ transcultural studies
  • Gender Theory/ Literary Masculinity studies
  • Gender- and genre-specific developments in anglophone crime fiction and film.
  • Postcolonial and transcultural perspectives in anglophone travel literature.