Dr. Muriel Ernestus gives courses on film and theatre. In past semesters she has given courses on film in the Weimar Republic, National Socialism and film, film in the GDR, and Berlin theatre.
She studied modern German literature, comparative literature and Roman languages at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, University of Bourgogne (Dijon), and Freie Universität Berlin. She obtained her doctorate on political contemporary theatre. From 2003 to 2008 she worked as a research fellow at the Department of German language and at Freie Universität Berlin. She has been teaching in the study program for exchange students since 2010. Publications: Von politischem Theater und flexiblen Arbeitswelten. Überlegungen zu Theatertexten von Widmer, Richter und Pollesch. Berlin: sine causa, 2012.