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March 21st, 2024

Kaitlyn and I are back in New York City working on our travel guide about women's history in NYC. We'll have some exciting news to share soon!

February 1st, 2024

My translation on startups in India for brand eins magazine just came out. It’s part 2 of a big series on India and the massive transformations the country is currently experiencing. Read it here

December 20th, 2023

Welcome Winter! I sent out another newsletter – you can read it here. Subscribe here

October 13th, 2023

For our annual Hannah Arendt conference, I had the honor to speak with Ann Lauterbach about poetry and friendship. You can watch the live stream of the two-day conference here. Photo: Karl Rabe

October 1st, 2023

I'm currently working on pieces for an exhibit. More about my paintings can be found here

September 14th, 2023

At the Hannah Arendt Center, we just launched a new podcast. Check it out here

July 1st, 2023

I'm the new Director of Academic Programs at the Hannah Arendt Center at Bard College. More about the Center's work can be found here

May 25th, 2023

The Spring semester is coming to an end and I sent out another newsletter – you can read it here. Happy beginning to the summer!

April 30th, 2023

Out now! Order it here

April 2nd, 2023

I wrote the "Quote of the Week" for the Hannah Arendt Center at Bard College: Arendt and Translation: Thought, Language, Poetry. You can read it here

March 23rd, 2023

Just sent out a Spring newsletter, you can read it here

February 1st, 2023

A painting of mine became the cover of my book; "Natur und Nation. Landschaft als Ausdruck nationaler Identität im 19. Jahrhundert -- der Rhein und der Hudson River" will come out on April 30th

January 22nd, 2023

I just sent out a newsletter, you can read it here

January 9th, 2023

Kaitlyn and I met in New York City to finish the manuscript for our travel guide on women's history in NYC.

December 2022

For news about my publications, events, art, or other texts and artwork that I have come across and would like to share with you sign up for my newsletter here

November 16th, 2022

"The Language of Landscape: Literary Translation in Comparative Context" -- talk, hosted by the Bard Translation and Translatability Initiative | more info here

August 26th, 2022

My dissertation is under contract with Königshausen & Neumann and will get published in the spring of 2023

July 2022

I defended my dissertation at the University of Munich (German Literature, supervisor: Prof. Dr. Hanuschek) and am now preparing it for publication

May 2022

I will be teaching a new undergraduate course for Bard College in the fall of 2022. More information can be found here

April 8th, 2022

New prints from selected paintings are now available

February 28th, 2022

New Fundraiser for "United Help Ukraine", prints are now available

February 22nd, 2022

My dissertation is finished: "Nature and Nation. Landscape as an Expression of National Identity. The Rhine in Germany and the Hudson River in the US -- A Literary Comparison"; in German, Comparative Literature/LMU Munich

June 18th, 2021

New show "Summertime" at the Tivoli Artists Gallery in collaboration with the Woodstock School of Art. It runs from June 18th to July 18th -- 60 Broadway, Tivoli, NY, more info here

June 5th, 2021

Text for New York artist Melora Kuhn's new exhibition at Galerie EIGEN + ART in Leipzig. Read it here

Melora Kuhn: "Tales from the Dark", June 5th - July 10th, 2021

March 17th, 2021

Interview with Tivoli Artists Gallery, New York. Read it here

Winter/Spring 2021

Feature of my art in the Magazine FORUM, Bonn, Germany

September 2020

My essay for Amor Mundi, Hannah Arendt Center, Bard College: "On the publication of the anthology Denkräume: Hannah Arendt’s spaces of thinking and on ours today". Read it here

Summer 2020

Publication of my essay for the Hannah Arendt Journal of Bard College:  "Arendt, Hölderlin, and their perception of Schicksal. Hölderlinian elements in Arendt’s thinking and the messianic notion of revolution." Volume VIII, p. 122-135

August 2020

Member of the Tivoli Artists Gallery in New York

September 1st, 2020

Interview on the publication of  "Denkräume" with Andrea Gerk for “Lesart”, Deutschlandfunk Kultur. Read more and listen here

July 20th, 2020

New book "Denkräume. Von Orten und Ideen", an anthology on spaces of thinking, out now! Published by Rowohlt. Check it out here. Edited with S. Jung and published in German

May 2020

First episode for Women Imprint's new podcast "Portrait Series" out now! I speak with Paris-based writer and scholar Iman Humaydan about her work, the status of women in Lebanon and in France, and writing in times of the Covid-19 pandemic. Learn more here

February 2020

Publication of  "Natur als Kunst. Christoph Heilmann und seine Sammlung." In: FORUM. Magazine for scholarship holders of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation [exhibition at Lenbachhaus, Munich]

November 2019

New article "Hannah Arendt and World War I: On Statelessness and the Rise of Totalitarian Regimes" for "Amor Mundi" at Hannah Arendt Center, Bard College. Read the article here

July 2019

One-month writers’ residency Carrascal del Obispo, Salamanca, Spain for my second novel


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cover image: (C) Harry Stahl Photography