Fabia Weisser

Weisser Germanic Languages and Literatures at Ohio State

Fabia Weisser

expected in 2021-22

weisser.12@buckeyemail.osu.edu

Areas of Expertise

  • North American Cultural Studies
  • Early Modern European History, specifically the Reformation
  • Transcription of Early Modern High German Cursive

BA, Technical University of Dresden, 2020 expected in English, American Studies, and History
with primary focuses: North American Cultural Studies and Early Modern European History
Bachelor's thesis:
Encounters With Native Americans In Early Colonial Georgia.
The Salzburger Emigrants And Their Reports On The Interactions With Indigenous Peoples.


Research Interrests
North American Cultural Studies
Early Modern European History, specifically the Reformation
Transcription of Early Modern High German Cursive

International Education & Exchanges
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN, International Exchange Student, Aug 2019 – Dec 2019
Belmont University – Nashville Nashville, TN,  Feb 2019 – Mar 2019
Eric Hamber Secondary School – Vancouver Vancouver, Canada, Aug 2012 – Dec 2012
Britannia Secondary School – Vancouver Vancouver, Canada,  Jan 2013 – Jun 2013

Work Experience

December 2018 – June 2020
Teaching Assistant – Chair of Early Modern History
Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany

- Provide research assistance for Prof. Dr. Gerd Schwerhoff and Dr. Alexander Kaestner on Early Modern law texts, and fields regarding the newly established Research Center 1285 on “Invektivity”
- Collected, during the duration of a PhD research project conducted by the Chair of Early Modern History over 500 historical documents to analyze at the State Archives of Saxony
- Assist visiting guest lecturers, recently including professors from Charles University of Prague, Czech Republic
- Participate in weekly presentations by guest speakers at the Department of History

October 2016 – December 2018
English and German Tutor
Studienkreis Radebeul, Radebeul, Germany

- Tutored students aged six to eighteen years of age to improve their German and English speaking, reading, and writing skills
- Helped students identify previous errors and implemented strategies to avoid erroneous repetitions