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Dr Lyn Marven MA, MSt, DPhil (Oxon)

Senior Lecturer in German Modern Languages and Cultures


Personal Statement

I came to Liverpool in 2006 as a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, having previously held the Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship at the University of Manchester. I completed my undergraduate and postgraduate studies at New College, Oxford, and taught in Oxford for three years before taking up a DAAD grant to conduct research in Berlin.

I teach and research contemporary German-language literature and culture and also translate German literature. I am particularly interested in images of Berlin in fiction and have written extensively on Nobel prize-winner Herta Müller.

Administrative Roles

  • CLAS Admissions lead for Modern Languages programmes

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