Joshua Kramer

Joshua Kramer

Joshua Kramer

Ph.D. Candidate / GTA

Hagerty Hall, 4th floor


ABD in Germanic Languages and Literatures, The Ohio State University, May 2022
MA in German from Bowling Green State University, May 2018
Thesis Title: Grass Roots Urbanism: An Overview of the Squatter’s Movement in West Berlin During the 1970s and 1980s
BA in Psychology from Bowling Green State University, May 2015

Research Interests

  • Colonial-era representations of Africa and Blackness in German literature and media
  • Miscegenation and interracial marriage discourse in colonial Africa
  • German racial identity and anti-Black discourse in the Weimar Republic
  • Socio-political and counter-culture movements in German-speaking countries

Courses Taught

May 2020 – Present
 German Individualized Instruction
 The Ohio State University

January – May 2020
 German 1103
 The Ohio State University

August – December 2019
 German 1102
 The Ohio State University

January – May 2019
 German 1012
 University of Cincinnati Blue Ash

June – August 2018
 German 1020 
 Bowling Green State University

Professional Experience

February 12, 2022
  Moderator for 14th Annual GGSA Conference, OSU

August 2021 – May 2022
  Secretary for the Germanic Graduate Student Association (GGSA)

October 2017
  Moderator for the Embracing Global Engagement Conference, BGSU

August 2017 – May 2018
  Teaching Assistant: German Culture and Civilization (Fall) and German 2010 (Spring)

September 2016 – June 2017
  Teaching Assistant: Contemporary Austrian Studies (Fall) and Music History (Spring)
  Universität Salzburg

Study Abroad Experience

September 2016 – June 2017 AYA Salzburg Study Abroad Program
June – July 2013 AYA Salzburg Study Abroad Program