Susanne Fuchs received her B.A./M.A. in German Literature from the University of Vienna with a thesis on the image of eternal youth and poetry in Goethe’s Faust II. She studied at the Center for Multidisciplinary & Intercultural Inquiry and the German Department at the University College London. In 2010, she joined the NYU German Department; she defended her dissertation “Scenes of Surrender. Figures of War, Sociality, and Subjectivity in German Drama around 1800” in September 2016. Her dissertational work examines the intertwining of war discourses and discourses on the self in literary, socio-political, and anthropological writings before and after the French Revolution. Further research interests include theories of subjectivity, 20th and 21st century drama, film studies, environmental humanities, and political theory. Susanne is recipient of the ’Outstanding Teaching Award for Undergraduate Teaching’ of the College of Arts and Science (NYU) and the ‘Dean’s Outstanding Teaching Award’ of the Graduate School of Arts and Science (NYU).