Sarah Traylor

Sarah Traylor

Sarah Traylor


Ph.D The Ohio State University (Germanic Languages and Literatures)
M.A. The Ohio State University (German Literature)
M.A. New York University (French Literature)
B.A. Hillsdale College (French, German), 2010

Courses Taught:
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Individualized Instruction – AU18, SP19, AU19
Max Kade Fellow 2017-18
Individualized Instruction – SP16, AU16
German 1103 – SP15
German 1102 – AU15, AU14, SU14, SP14, AU13
German 6101 – SU15
German 102 – SP12
German 101 – AU11, WI12

Research Interests:
Pilgrimage in Contemporary Literature
Ethics and Aesthetics
Post-1945 Travel Literature
Theories of Space and Memory

Conferences, Presentations, and Seminars:
2/15    “Bodies of Betrayal and Bodies of Devotion: Colonialism and Revolution in Anna Seghers and Heiner Müller” (Germanic Graduate Student Association Conference, The Ohio State University)

3/14    “The Traveler’s Tale: W.G. Sebald’s Writing Travelers and the Modern Ecological Crisis” (Germanic Graduate Student Association Conference, The Ohio State University)

3/17  “Between Community and Individualism: Richard Burton’s Role-Play in Der Weltensammler” (NeMLA, Baltimore, MD)

7/17  Participant in Notre Dame Berlin Seminar: German Literary Institutions - Der Literaturbetrieb

University Service at Ohio State:
2016 - 2017      Graduate Student Representative to the Departmental Committee
2015 – 2016      President of the Germanic Graduate Student Association
2014 – 2014      Vice-President of the Germanic Graduate Student Association
2013 – 2014     Graduate Representative to the Scheduling Committee

2019 - current  Lecturer, The Ohio State University
2010 – 2019    Graduate Teaching Associate, The Ohio State University
2012 – 2013     Research Assistant, Technical University Dresden, Dresden, Germany