We are delighted to welcome Dr. Agnes Broomé as our new Preceptor in Scandinavian Studies. Agnes comes to Harvard from University College London, where she recently completed her PhD with a dissertation on translations and the British book market. In addition to a strong interest in translation theory, her research focuses on a range of topics relating to Scandinavian languages and cultures, including publishing practices, intermedial adaptation, and the history of the book.
A warm welcome as well to Dr. Dania Hückmann, our new Harvard College Fellow in German Literature and Culture. Upon completing her doctorate at New York University with a dissertation on the theme of revenge in German Realism, Dania taught language and culture at NYU-Berlin. Her research interests include discourses of law in literature and film, memory politics, narratology and grammar, representations of trauma and violence, from German Classicism to the post World War II period.