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Emily Mae Graf, M.A.

Graduate Student

Emily Mae Graf, M.A.

Position

  • Ph.D. Candidate

Contact information

Karl Jaspers Centre for Advanced Transcultural Studies
Voßstraße 2, Building 4400
Room 017
69115 Heidelberg
Germany

Email:
emily-mae.graf@asia-europe.uni-heidelberg.de

Curriculum vitae

Education

2013-14

Joint Ph.D. Fellowship at the People’s University of China, Beijing

 

2012

 

Ph.D. candidate of the Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies (GPTS) at the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context”, Heidelberg University

 

Working Title: “Author Museums in Transcultural Perspective: From Schiller’s National Museum to Lai He’s Writer’s Studio”

 

2012

 

Master of Arts [Magister Artium], University Heidelberg

2010

 

Research semester at the Institute of Taiwan Literature, National Taiwan University (NTU)

 

2006/07

One-year language programme at the National Taiwan University

 

2005-12

 

Magister at Heidelberg University

Major: Modern Sinology

Minor I: East Asian Art History / Minor II: English Literature

 

2005

High school graduation at the Helfenstein-Gymnasium, Geislingen

 

Scholarships

 

2013

 

 

One-year full scholarship to study at the People’s University of China, “New China Study Plan’-Programme, supported by Hanban and the Confucius Institute Headquarters

 

2012

 

Scholarship for Ph.D.-studies in the Graduate Programme of Transcultural Studies (GPTS) at the Cluster of  Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context”, Heidelberg University

 

2012

 

German National Academic Foundation (Studienstudienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes)

 

2011

Research scholarship of  the Heinz-Götze-Foundation, Institute of East Asian Art History, Heidelberg University

 

2010

 

Research scholarship at the Graduate Institute of Taiwan Literature, NTU

2006

 

One-year full scholarship at the National Taiwan University (NTU)

 

Teaching and Work Experience

2014-2016

 

Project manager of “China an die Schulen!” at the Institute of Chinese Studies at Heidelberg University, supported by the Robert Bosch Foundation

-          Supervision of project operation 

-          Reports and accounting 

-          Conceptualization and realization of Database with teaching materials

-          Organization of teacher’s trainings in China Studies (China-Fortbildungen) and principles of teaching Chinese (Fachdidaktik Chinesisch)

 Website:sharepoint2013.zo.uni-heidelberg.de/CN/SHAN-Schulteam/Seiten/default.aspx

 

2012-13

 

 

Assistant professor [M.A.] at the Department for Chinese Studies, Heidelberg University 

  • MA- Seminar: “文學的面容 – The Face of Literature: The Founding Fathers of Modern Chinese and Taiwanese Literature Lu Xun 魯迅 und Lai He 賴和

2012

 

Assistant professor [M.A.] at the Department for Chinese Studies, Heidelberg University 

  • BA - Seminar: “神話魯迅 – The Sacralization of Lu Xun 魯迅

2012

 

Teaching assistant “An Introduction into Chinese Literature” [Lecturer: PD Dr. Monschein] at the Department for Chinese Studies at Heidelberg University

2011

 

Teaching assistant “An Introduction into Chinese Literature” [Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Mittler] at the Department for Chinese Studies at Heidelberg University 

2009

 

Teaching assistant for “An Introduction to the Study of English Literature” [Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Schnierer] at the English Department, Heidelberg University

 

International Conferences, Workshops and Summer Schools

2015  DEZ

 

Organisation of International Workshop on “Forging Literary Memory in Taiwan:  The Commemoration of Writers in Museum Space 「展示作家博物館空間形塑的台灣文學記憶」學術研討會, Heidelberg University

2015  SEP

 

Conference of “English Literary Heritage”, Institute of English Studies, University of London

  • Presentation: “Author Museums in Transcultural Perspective: The Making and Un-Making of Literary Heroes”

2015  JLY

 

Workshop “Artful Bodies: Charisma and the Aesthetics of Power”, at the Cluster of Excellence „Asia and Europe“, Heidelberg

  • Presentation: „The Making of Literary Heroes: Tracing Political Iconography in Author Museums“

2015  JLY

 

Postgraduate Summer School „Culture in a Global Context“, Oxford University

  • Presentation: „Brecht, an uncomfortable Hero: Brecht’s Houses in Berlin and Augsburg“

2014  OCT

 

Annual Conference “Cultural Mediation: Creativity, Display, Performance”, at the Cluster of Excellence „Asia and Europe“, Heidelberg

  • Organization of Panel on “The Display of Words and Narratives in Museum Space – A Transcultural Reading” with Martijn de Rooij (Heidelberg) and Elke Pfeil (Brecht-Weigel-Gedenkstätte, Berlin)
  • Presentation: „Spatial Biographies of an Author: Telling the Life of Lu Xun in Museum Space“

2014  JLY

 

World Sinology Conference 世界汉学大会, Chinese People’s University, Beijing

  • Presentation: „The Goethe Haus in Frankfurt“

2014  JNE

 

IWL Summer School, organized by the Institute of World Literature, Harvard University, at the City University Hong Kong, Hong Kong

 

2014  JNE

 

International Conference on “Lu Xun in a Global Perspective 世界视野中的鲁迅国际学术研讨会”, at Shandong Normal University, Jinan

  • Presentation: “To Build or not to Build – That Is the Question! Analyzing Author Museums from a Transcultural Perspective 重建还是不重建:这是一个问题 跨文化角度的作家故居研究

2014  MAR

 

 

 

2014 Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) at New York University, New York

  • Presentation: “Taiwan’s National Literature Museum: An Institutional Intersection of Political and Cultural Capital”

2013  AUG

 

General Conference of the International Council of Museums (ICOM), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Presentation: “The National Museum of Taiwan Literature – A Tainan Perspective”

2012  NOV

 

International Conference on “Lu Xun and his Legacy”, Institute of Chinese Studies, New Delhi

  • Presentation: “The Sacralization of Lu Xun: The Consecration and Worship of a Literary Saint in Contemporary China”

Selected publications

 

Ai Meili 艾美麗. 2012. “Youke canguan jingyan yu bowuguan jiaoliu zhiyanjiu 遊客參館經驗與博物館交流之研究 (Visiting Experience and Museum Communication).” Taiwan wenxueguan tongxun 台灣文學館通訊 (Newsletter of the National Museum of Taiwan Literature) 37: 92-95.

———. 2010. “Baici Shuangxiguan 白瓷雙繫罐 (A White Ware Two-loop-handled Jar).” Tangdai taoci tezhan 唐代陶瓷特展 (Special Exhibition on Tang Ceramics). Ed. He Goulin et al., 8-9. Taibei: Department of Art History NTU.

———. 2010. “Qingci Sanxiguan 青瓷三繫罐 (A Celadon Three-loop-handled Jar).” Tangdai taoci tezhan 唐代陶瓷特展 (Special Exhibition on Tang Ceramics). Ed. He Goulin et al., 19-21. Taibei: Department of Art History NTU.

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