Lisa Schmidt is a Master’s student in the joint degree program Intercultural German Studies in the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at the University of Waterloo and at the University of Mannheim, Germany. In 2014 she graduated from the University of Siegen with a Bachelor of Arts in Literary, Cultural and Media Studies in German and English and Social Sciences in her minor. Her Bachelor thesis analysed and compared culture and cultural critique by Thomas Mann and the sociologists of the Frankfurt School. Her research interests lie in literary and cultural studies, in particular sociocultural and anthropological phenomena in literature, relations of philosophy, literature and politics, national literary canons as well as aesthetics of the high and pop culture.
Joint MA in Intercultural German Studies
University of Waterloo