Mirjam Berg

Mirjam Berg received a Magister in German Literature and Political Science from the University of Bonn in 2010 with a thesis on the poetological meaning of taking a walk in the works of Robert Walser, Thomas Bernhard, and Peter Waterhouse. After her graduation, she spent a year at the German Graduate Program of Johns Hopkins University as a visiting student. She joined the Chicago Germanic Studies Department in 2011, and is currently working on a project which is involved with a topology of the diary in modern novels by Robert Walser, Rainer Maria Rilke, Emmy Hennings, and Irmgard Keun. Related interest include space theory, media history, and gender studies.