Sina Hoche joined the program in fall 2015. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in German and English literature from Julius-Maximilians Universität Würzburg, where she wrote her Bachelor's thesis on Kleist’s Penthesilea. In 2012-2013, she studied at St. John’s College, University of Cambridge. At Harvard, she is pursuing a secondary field in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Her dissertation engages the interplay between body, space, and affect in the works of VALIE EXPORT, Elfriede Jelinek, and Ulrich Seidl.