Dr Jana Funke

Research supervision

I would be very happy to work with students interested in:

  • modernist literature and culture
  • history of sexuality
  • medical humanities
  • history of science and medicine, especially sexual science/medicine
  • LGBTQ+ history, literature and culture
  • feminist, gender and queer theory


Current PhD Students:

  • Christina Clover (Second Supervisor): Magical Realism in Lesbian Fiction (Creative Writing PhD)
  • Pichaya Wayprib (First Supervisor): Discovering Queer Victorians: Representations of Female Homosexuality in 19th-Century Britain and the Gothic Literature
  • Kazuki Yamada (50% Supervision): A Historical Perspective on Sexual Science, Medicine and Healthy Ageing
  • T. J. Zawadski (50% Supervison): Young Poland’s Sexual Sturm und Drang: Cross-Disciplinary Sexual Science in Poland

Past PhD Students: