Christoph Schmitz

Christoph is a PhD candidate in the Carolina-Duke Graduate Program in German Studies (CDG). Before joining the CDG, he studied Philosophy, Cultural Studies, and Chinese Studies at the University of Leipzig and at Cheng Gung University in Taiwan. After graduation, he served as German language instructor and tester at the Goethe Language Center in Qingdao, China. Since joining the CDG in 2015, he has focused on studying contemporary German fiction, the impact of recording technologies on literary texts, and problems of documentary literature.

Current Research Interests

German Literature, 20th and 21st Century
Media Studies
Pop Culture
Theories of the Novel
Theories of the Essay
Critical Theory

Current Appointments & Affiliations

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