Nicholas Courtman is a PhD candidate in German Studies at the University of Cambridge, where he is completing his dissertation on histories and ideologies of work in German-language literature since 1970. In the course of his post-graduate studies, he has studied at the University of Oxford, at the Humboldt University and the Free University in Berlin, and at the University of Chicago. He is currently preparing a post-doc project which will argue for the centrality of affirmation within critique, in which Schernikau will feature prominently.
I Embrace You All: Ronald M. Schernikau and the Queer Left
A look at the writing of Ronald M. Schernikau, a unique figure within the German left whose homosexuality inspired a Whitmanesque expansive politics....