Curriculum Vitae

Dr. phil. Sladja Blažan


2005 Ph.D. American Literature and Culture, Humboldt-University Berlin

1999 Magistra Artium (M.A.) – Humboldt University/Free University Berlin
English and American Literature and Culture / Linguistics / Mass Communication

1996-1997 Undergraduate Studies at University College Dublin in English Literature and Culture / Film Studies / Linguistics

Professional Experience

since April 2012 Assistant Professor (Akademische Rätin a.Z.) at the English and American Studies Department, University Würzburg

2010-2012 Substitute Junior-Professor at the John F. Kennedy-Institute, Free University Berlin, Literature Department

since 2007 Summer School Faculty Language & Thinking, Bard College

2009-2010 Postdoc, Humboldt University Berlin, American Studies Department

2007-2009 Postdoc, New York University, German Literature Department

2005-2007 Lecturer, Humboldt University Berlin, American StudiesDepartment

Research Project

Ghosts and Their Hosts: Spectrality in American Romantic Literature (postdoctoral project)

Prizes, Fellowships and Grants

2010 Hauptstadtkulturfonds, Performance Art Funding

2009-2010 Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Fellowship

2007-2009 Feodor Lynen-Fellowship, Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation

2004-2005 Dissertation Fellowship, Center for Gender and Women’s Studies Berlin

2002 German Academic Exchange Research Fellowship, NYU

2001-2003 Dissertation Fellowship, Humboldt University Berlin (NaFöG)

Membership in Professional Organizations and Boards

DGfA – Deutsche Gesellschaft für Amerikastudien (German Association for American Sudies)

ASA – American Studies Association

EAAS – European Association for American Studies

BAA – Bayerische Amerika-Akademie (Bavarian American Academy)

IGS – International Gothic Association

GFF – Gesellschaft für Fantastikforschung (Association for Research of the Fantastic)

DHV – Deutscher Hoschulverband (German Association for Higher Education)