Esther-Marie Schilling

Lecturer in North American Literature and Culture


Room 7008

August-Bebel-Straße 28


Tel.: +49 (0)381 498-2609

Fax: +49 (0)381 498-2594

Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae


since 2023
research assistant, Institut für Anglistik/Amerikanistik, University of Rostock
PhD project: “Anglophone Literatures in Crisis Mode”

2018 –  2023
1. Staatsexamen (English/Chemistry), University of Rostock
Final Thesis: “The Language of Brexit Literature: Narrating a Social and Political Landslide”

Abitur (A-Levels)


2023 – leading student assistant DGfA Conference “America and Ownership: Territory, Slavery, Jubilee”, University of Rostock

2021 – leading student assistant “Metaphora 2021: Übergänge ins Universitätsleben”, University of Rostock

2020 – Online Materials Developer “English Resource Pool”, University of Rostock

Research Interests

Research Interests

  • literary representations of contemporary anxieties (climate change, political extremism, xenophobia)
  • ecocriticism and postcolonialism
  • gender studies, feminist criticism, ecofeminism
  • speculative fiction


WS 2023/2023

Proseminar “In 3 Genres around the World’s Crises”