American Literature


Doctoral candidate Oliver Erdmann has received a grant from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to fund a three-month research stay abroad as part of his doctoral project.

On June 1, 2022, Prof. Ilka Saal and Jade Thomas (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) will present a talk on “Re/play Slavery: The Play within the Play in Contemporary Black Theatre.”

On Monday, May 9th, fellow Americanist Dr. Cedric Essi (Universität Osnabrück) will give a talk on „Copyrighting Neo-Confederate Truth“.

On July 14-15, 2022, the research group "Praxeologies of Truth" will host a workshop on "Embodiments of Truth? An Intersectional Approach."


Verena Ferda
(Literary Studies)
Mitarbeitergebäude 1 / Raum 709
Office hours
nach Vereinbarung


Visiting Address

Universität Erfurt
MG 1, 6th Floor
Nordhäuser Straße 63
99089 Erfurt

Postal Address

Universität Erfurt
Amerikanistik PF 69
Postfach 900 221
99105 Erfurt