Rebecca Wismeg-Kammerlander

Rebecca Wismeg-Kammerlander


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Personal profile

Research interests (short)

  • Austrian Literature, especially post-2000
  • Consumer culture
  • Identity construction on individual and national levels, onthology
  • Prosthetics and medical technology; "damaged" bodies in contemporary literature and visual culture
  • Medical Humanities
  • Post- & transhumanism

Biographical details

Rebecca studied German and Philosophy at the Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main (Germany), graduating as Magistra Artium (Master of Arts equivalent) in 2012. In 2011/12 she spent a semster abroad at King's College London as part of an Erasmus exchange. She returned to the German department at King's in 2016 to carry out her PhD research. Her thesis engages with 'Consumer Literacy' and the National Brand of Austria and their representation in post-2000 Austrian literature.