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Anke Geertsma
Institution: CUNY Graduate Center
Program: Comparative Literature

Areas of Concentration: trauma and memory; postmodernism; contemporary literature and film
Languages and Literatures: English, German, French
Country of origin: Netherlands
Publications: “Making it Work: Aesthetics and Affect in Dave Eggers’s What is the What.” Academic Quarter: The Aesthetics of Human Rights 5 (2012).
“Redefining Trauma Post 9/11: Freud’s Talking Cure and Foer’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.” Aspeers: Emerging Voices in American Studies 4 (2011).
“Representing Trauma in Post-9/11 Fiction: Jonathan Safran Foer’s Everything is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.” MA Dissertation University of Groningen.