Dr. Ariane Schröder


Campus Neues Palais 10
House 19, Room 1.30


consulting hours
I am on maternity leave until April 2021.


I am a research assistant and lecturer at the American Studies Department of the University of Potsdam. 

Research Interests

My research interests include biocultures, body theory, and the cultural history of medicine. 


  • Introduction to U.S. American Cultural Studies
  • Body Culture
  • The 1950s in American Literature and Culture
  • American Transcendentalism
  • American Gothic Literature
  • Southern Gothic
  • Contagious Disease in American Literature and Culture