Stephanie Bird

14 March 2013

Dr Stephanie Bird

Dr Stephanie Bird is Senior Lecturer in German at UCL and Vice-Dean Interdisciplinary (Faculty of Arts & Humanities).

She has published on topics ranging from the interaction of fact and fiction in the biographical novel, the relationship of female and national identity, and the representation and ethics of shame.

She is currently the Co-Investigator on the AHRC funded project 'The Reverberations of War' and is working on a comparative study of the role of comedy in the representation of suffering and the traumatic past in the work of post-war German-language writers and directors.These include Ingeborg Bachmann, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, W.G. Sebald and Volker Koepp.