Kathleen Loock and Maria Sulimma have recently been awarded prestigious grants to support their (post-)doctoral work.
Kathleen Loock was accepted into the P.R.I.M.E. program of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The program provides support for the international mobility of postdocs and is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the European Union. Starting in October, it allows her to do research and continue the and work on her second book project – a cultural history of Hollywood’s remaking practice – first at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (12 months) and at the John F. Kennedy Institute in Berlin (6 months).
Maria Sulimma has received an Elsa-Neumann scholarship funded by the State of Berlin to support her work on her dissertation on serial discourses of gender in contemporary U.S. television series.