Andreas Schmid

Andreas Schmid, MSt

Heteronomy of the Avant-Garde (DPhil Project)

The twofold approach of my doctoral project aims to trace the emergence of Dadaism back to scientific and cultural developments circa 1900 and to show how the scholarly discussions of Dada were predetermined by the movement’s self-fashioning. 

Research Interests

19th & 20th century literature and culture
Historical Avant-Garde
History of media, science and technology
Ethnology and postcolonial studies
History of German studies

Current Teaching

Translation English into German (Years 1, 2, 4)
German grammar (Year 2)

Teaching Experience 

19th & 20th century literature
Literary and media theory
Linguistics and history of language
Academic essay writing


2019-present: DPhil Medieval and Modern Languages (University of Oxford)
2018-2019: MSt Modern Languages (University of Oxford)
2017-2018: German Literature, European Ethnology (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
2013-2017: BA German Language and Literature, Political Science, Philosophy (Universität Regensburg)

Academic Positions

2020-present: Non-Stipendiary Lecturer (Lincoln College & St. Hilda’s College, Oxford)
2019-present: Graduate Tutor (Christ Church, Oxford)
2019-present: Research Assistant (Wadham College, University of Oxford)
2017-2018: Student Assistant (Dept. of German Literature, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
2015-2017: Student Tutor (Dept. of Modern German Literature, Universität Regensburg)
2015: Student Tutor (Dept. of German Linguistics, Universität Regensburg)
2014-2017: Student Assistant (Dept. of Modern German Literature, Universität Regensburg)


‘Erinnerungen an den Dadaismus. Raoul Hausmann und Richard Huelsenbeck als Historiographen’, in: Heteronomieästhetik der Moderne, ed. Irene Albers, Marcus Hahn, Frederic Ponten, Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter, 2021 [forthcoming]. 

‘Deutschland im Spiegel Ostafrikas. Hans Paasches Lukanga Mukara (1912/13)’, in: Zeitschrift für Kulturwissenschaften 2 (2020), 49-65. (see ZfK website)


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