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Durham University

School of Modern Languages and Cultures: German Studies

Staff in the Department of German

Go to the MLAC staff pages.

Mr Sebastian Straßburg

DAAD Language Assistant in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 44350
Room number: A7

Contact Mr Sebastian Straßburg (email at

Office Hours

Tuesday, 12:00–13:00, A7

Friday, 12:00–13:00, A7

or by appointment.


2019–20 Durham University German Language Teacher
2018–19 Heidelberg University Tutor (Introduction to English Literature)
2017–19 Heidelberg University MA (with distinction) in English Studies (Literature) and German Philology (Older German Language and Literature)
2016 McDaniel College German House Director / Language Assistant
2013–17 Heidelberg University BA in English Studies (Linguistics / Literature) and German Philology (Linguistics)

Teaching Interests

  • Academic Writing
  • German Theatre (Workshop)
  • E-Learning and 'New Media' in the Classroom

Research Interests

  • Cultural Narratology
  • Literary History
  • Literary Theory
  • Postmodern Thought and Ethics