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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: Please make an appointment via Stud.IP.


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.