Lujun Guo

Biography

Lujun is currently a PhD student in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures. She received her MA in German Language and Literature from California State University, Long Beach in 2013. Her MA exams focused on Goethe, Schiller and 20 Century German Drama.

Her dissertation concerns the early Romantic Kunstmärchen, the Brothers Grimm and their folktales, Disney's remakes based on the Grimms' tales, Chinese folktales, as well as memory studies. During the 2017-2018 academic year she was awarded Max Kade Fellowship and she concentrated her researches on folktales, fairy tales and Romantic Kunstmärchen in context of historical, socio-political aspects with cultural memory studies.

Lujun has studied at the University of Greifswald in Germany as an exchange student for the 2014-2015 academic year. She has taught Grimms' Fairy Tales as a part of her exchange program.

Her research interests also include the early modern, classic and 20 century German literature, Victorian literature and arts, classic arts, worldwide culture of handcrafts, folklores and legends, European history, American modern superheroes' philosophical and psychological studies.

Courses Taught

  • GER 101
  • GER 102
  • GER 500
  • GER 501