Kai Qing TanM.A.
Building: ehem. Couven Gymnasium (1070)
- Phone: +49 241 80 96104
Office Hours during the Semester Break
- by appointement via e-mail
"A Cognitive-Narratological Analysis of Space in Contemporary British Fiction” (working title) Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Jan Alber, RWTH Aachen, and Dr. Nicole Falkenhayner, Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg
Contemporary British fictionCognitive approaches to literature and cultureUrban Studies and psychogeographySociologyBritish comediesPhilosophy of MindTranslation theory
04/2017 – present Research and Teaching Assistant in the Chair of Cognitive Literary Studies, RWTH Aachen
09/2015 – 03/2017 Research Assistant at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies
01/2015 – 03/2015 Research Assistant for the DFG-funded project FA 2153/1‐1 “CCTV beyond Surveillance”, Albert Ludwig University Freiburg
10/2013 – 09/2016 Master in English Literatures and Literary Studies, Albert Ludwig University Freiburg
10/2005 – 09/2006 Exchange programme (Philosophy and English Literature), Albert Ludwig University Freiburg
08/2003 – 07/2007 Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy and English Literature), National University of Singapore
“The Plight of the Clone: Discourse and the Containment of Rebellion in Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go.” Textual Practices, under review.
seminar: Representations of London in Contemporary British Literature (SoSe 17)
2017 Alumni Award – Commission of the Philology Faculty, Albert Ludwig University Freiburg
For the MA thesis, "(T)Here is the City: Locating the Liminal London in Contemporary British Novels"
2005 DUO-Singapore Exchange Fellowship Award from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore
For the exchange programme (Philosophy and English Literature) at the Albert Ludwig University Freiburg