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Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Fachgruppe Anglistik


Marian Ofori-Amoafo is a PhD student in American Studies and Anglophone Literatures and Cultures at the University of Bayreuth.

Presently, she is writing her dissertation on the history of slavery in contemporary Anglophone novels.


  • 2017-: Teaching and Research Assistant to the Chair of American Studies/ Anglophone Literatures and Cultures
  • Since October 2017: PhD Student in American Studies/Anglophone Literatures and Cultures
  • 2016-2017 Winter Semester, Student Advisor for the M.A. program Intercultural Anglophone Studies (MAIAS)
  • 2014- 2017 M.A. in Intercultural Anglophone Studies at the University of Bayreuth, Title of Thesis: “Challenging Discourses of Identity in a Post-Soul Era: Space and the Body in Blonde Roots and I Am Not Sidney Poitier”.
  • 2012-2013 University of Ghana Language Centre, Tutorial Assistant
  • 2008-2012 B.A. in English and Sociology at the University of Ghana
  • 2011 Summer Semester at the Justus-Liebig University Gießen (JLU), International Student Exchange Program (ISEP) Exchange Scholar, Student Assistant: International Corpus of English (ICE-Ghana) Project”


  • 2018: Katholischer Akademischer Ausländer-Dienst (KAAD) PhD Grant
  • 2018: University of Bayreuth Equal Opportunity Department Travel Grant
  • 2018/2019: Faculty of Languages and Literatures – Research/Travel Grant
  • 2014-2016 Katholischer Akademischer Ausländer-Dienst (KAAD) M.A. Grant
  • 2014 Norwegian Government Quota Scholarship, Two M.A. Grants received for the University of Oslo and the University of Bergen
  • 2011 Universities of Gießen/Ghana, International Student Exchange Scholar
miriam net_170x170

Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Fachgruppe Anglistik

Marian Ofori-Amoafo, M.A.

E-mail: s4maofor@uni-bayreuth.de

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