Dorit Neumann

English Department
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
Johannisstr. 12-20
48143 Münster

Room: ES129
Phone: +49-(0)251 83-25628

Dorit Neumann is a research assistant and PhD candidate at the Chair of English, Postcolonial and Media Studies at the University of Münster. She holds an M.A. in literary and cultural studies as graduate of the MA British, American, and Postcolonial Studies at WWU. Her M.A. thesis entitled “Black Absence as Presence: Postcolonial Hauntologies and the Oceanic in Homegoing and The Vanishing Half” explores the remembrance of transatlantic slavery in contemporary Black American women’s fiction. She has previously worked as a student assistant at the Collaborative Research Center “Law and Literature” and the Chair of American Studies at WWU.

For her PhD project, Dorit focuses on hauntings of empire in Black British literature.

  • Talks

    Neumann, Dorit. (2022): ‘Black Absence as Presence: Alternative Memory in Narratives of Postcolonial Hauntings and the Oceanic’. Postcolonial Narrations 2022: Postcolonial Matters of Life and Death, University of Bonn, 20/10/2022.