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Janine Ludwig

Academic Director of the Durden Dickinson Program in Bremen, Germany (2015)

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Ludwig is a literary scholar, also Vice Head of the Institute for Cultural German Studies (ifkud), and Chairwoman of the International Heiner Müller Society. Ludwig studied Contemporary German Literature, Philosophy, and Theater Studies/Cultural Communication. She is an expert on East German and post-war literature, but also an academic all-rounder. Aside from numerous articles, she has published two books on Heiner Müller (“Ikone West” and “Macht und Ohnmacht des Schreibens”) and, tog. with Mirjam Meuser, two edited volumes on post-GDR literature: “Literatur ohne Land?” Dr. Ludwig regularly teaches at the Departments of Cultural and German Studies at Uni Bremen, e.g. seminars on German-American cultural history and relations, including German immigration.


  • : M.A., Humboldt-Universit├Ąt zu Berlin, 2000
  • Ph.D., 2008