Anna Kristin Burkert is a student in the Joint Degree Master´s Program Intercultural German Studies of the University of Waterloo, Canada, and Universität Mannheim, Germany.
She started her Master in fall 2012. She graduated from the Technical University of Dortmund in the bilingual B.A. program Applied Literary and Cultural Studies. Her B.A. thesis dealt with the representation of urban space in George Orwell´s Nineteen Eighty-Four. While studying at the University of Waterloo, she works as a TA at the department. Her interests lie mostly in literary and cultural studies.