Anne Löber


Anne Löber is a Ph.D. candidate at Goethe University Frankfurt. She completed her Erstes Staasexamen in English and political science (Politik und Wirtschaft) at Goethe University with a Staatsexamen-thesis on literary responses to Australian multiculturalism.  Her Ph.D. thesis focuses on the expression of postcoloniality in rap music from England, South Africa and New Zealand.

Since 2/2014       Ph.D. candidate at Goethe University  
10/2005-06/2013   Student of English and  political science (Politik und Wirtschaft, Lehramt an Gymansien )  
Dissertation   Poets of Postcoloniality? New Transcultural Formations in Rap Music (working title), Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Frank Schulze-Engler  
  • European Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (EACLAS)
  • Gesellschaft für Popularmusikforschung e.V.
  • GNEL/ASNEL – Association for the Study of the New Literatures in English
  • Goethe Graduate Academy (GRADE)
  • International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM)
  • Landesverband für politische Bildung (LVPB) Hessen
  • Postgraduate Forum “Postcolonial Narrations”
  • Royal African Society
  • ZIAF - Centre for Interdisciplinary Africa Research
 Research Interests   Transcultural studies, rap-music, postcolonial studies & postcolonial theory, Anglophone literatures from Oceania, black British literature