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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics


Lauren Dooley

Lauren Dooley





Dr Godela Weiss-Sussex

About me

BA Comparative Literature, BA Iberian Languages and Literature, University of California – Berkeley (2016); MPhil European, Latin American and Comparative Literatures, University of Cambridge (2018)


The Translingual Turn in Contemporary German Literature

​Conference papers

  • University of California – Los Angeles: “Translingualism, Untranslatability, and Hybrid Identities in the Works of José F. A. Oliver” (March 2018)
  • Georgetown University: "Translingualism, Migration and Identity Construction in the Works of Emine Sevgi Özdamar and Yoko Tawada" (March 2019)

  • Institute for Modern Languages Research, University of London: "Translingualism and the Translation of the Feminine Self in the Works of Yoko Tawada“ (May 2019)

  • University of Leicester: "Translingual Memory: Yoko Tawada and the Translation of the Migratory Experience" (July 2019)

  • German Studies Association Annual Meeting (Portland, OR, USA): "Phonics and Graphics in Translingual Women's Writing" (October 2019)


  • Co-convenor, German Graduate Research Seminar (2019-20) 
  • Mentor, Cambridge Undergraduate Conference in German Studies (2019, 2020)


  • Conference report for "Across Languages: Translingualism in Contemporary Women's Writing, 30-31 May 2019" in Journal of Romance Studies, Volume 19, Issue 3 (December 2019)