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Louise Louw M.A.

Research Assistant, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Nünning



Room: B 340a

Phone: +49 (0) 641 - 99 301 85

Phone Administrative Staff (Elena Manzetti): +49 641 - 99 301 82





Please note: Office hours can be scheduled via email and will take place online.


Research Interests


Historiographic fiction

Contemporary Asian American Literature

Culture Studies

Trauma Literature

Postcolonial and Transcultural Literature

Cultural Narratologies


Academic CV


since 05/2021

Research Assistant to Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Ansgar Nünning

Department of English, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen

04/2018 – 12/2020

MA English Philology

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

02/2015 – 11/2017

BA English Literature and Mandarin Chinese

University of Cape Town, South Africa




Winter 2022/23


Introduction to Literary Studies

JLU Giessen.


Sommer 2022

Crazy Rich Asians: Immigration, Assimilation, and Identity in Contemporary Asian American Fiction

JLU Giessen.


Winter 2021/22

Ghost Stories: Trauma and Identity in Contemporary Japanese Canadian Internment Fiction

JLU Giessen.

Introduction to Literary Studies

JLU Giessen.