After finishing her Matric (National Senior Certificate) at Abbotts College, Cape Town with an elective in Dramatic Arts, Anna Frieda Kuhn pursued her BA in English/American Studies and Philosophy/Religion (University of Würzburg, University of Cambridge). She completed her MA in Modern Literatures (Neuere Literaturen) with a thesis titled ‘Post-Colonial Dramaturgies of Sound: Adapting Greek Tragedy in the Global South’ (2020). During her MA studies, she also completed a short-term research stay at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (2019).
‘Canine Imaginaries and the Construction of the Other in Early Modern Southern Africa.’ On Belonging 2: English Conceptions of Migration and Transculturality, 1550 – 1700, July 2021, University of Oxford. (Online)
‘Creating New Worlds in Time: The Normative Force of Rushdie and Shamsie.’ When Is Theory? Shifts of Time Frame in Contemporary Literary Studies, April 2021, Babeş-Bolyai University. (Online)
‘The Postmemory of Apartheid: South African Theatre as a Living Archive.’ Postmemory and the Contemporary World: 2nd International Interdisciplinary Conference, February 2021. (Online)
‘Introductory Keynote: “Homo Classicus”.’ Globalized (Neo-)Classicisms? Uses of Antiquity in Contemporary World Literatures, December 2020, JMU Würzburg and Jawaharlal Nehru University. (Online)
‘Post-Colonial Dramaturgies of Sound: Adapting Greek Tragedy in the Global South.’ Two-Day International Workshop on “Literature in a Globalized World,” February 2020, Jawaharlal Nehru University. (IND)
‘Sound and the South: Staging Greek Tragedy in Post-Colonial South Africa.’ Re-/Un-working Tragedy: Perspectives from the Global South. CRASSH, December 2019, University of Cambridge. (GBR)