Madleen Podewski studied German and Italian Studies at the Free University Berlin, where she received her PhD. From 2003-2004, she was a visiting Research Fellow at Franz-Rosenzweig Minerva Research Center for German-Jewish Literature and Cultural History. From 2006 to 2012, she was part of the faculty at the Bergische University of Wuppertal. Currently Madleen is a lecturer at the Institute for German and Dutch Philology at the Free University. Some of her research interests are: the history of literary print media, literature and knowledge, and the history of German-Jewish literature and culture. She is the author of Komplexe Medienordnungen. Zur Rolle der Literatur in der deutsch-jüdischen Zeitschrift Ost und West (1901-1923) (Bielefeld, 2014); and has co-edited the collections Wissenskulturen des Vormärz. Jahrbuch Forum Vormärz Forschung 2011 (with Gustav Frank), and Text - Material - Medium. Zur Relevanz editorischer Dokumentation für die literaturwissenschaftliche Interpretation (with Wolfgang Lukas and Rüdiger Nutt-Kofoth).