About

I am an experienced researcher and project officer with a particular interest in ideas of space and place in fictional and non-fictional writing in Wales, heritage tourism, maritime history and cultural geography.

Education

2021

  • BSL Level 1 Certificate, Dysgu Bro Ceredigion, Aberystwyth


2014

  • Summer School ‘Culture & Technology’ – The European Summer School in Digital Humanities, 2014, Universität Leipzig


2013

  • Module for Teaching in Higher Education ‘Aktivierende Methoden in der Lehre’, Universität Leipzig

  • PhD (summa cum laude), Institut für Anglistik, Universität Leipzig, Thesis: ‘Re-inventing the Gwerin: Anglo-Welsh Identities in Fiction and Non-Fiction, 1847-1914’
    Supervisors: Prof Dr Joachim Schwend (Universität Leipzig) and Prof Tony Brown (Bangor University, Wales)
    Funded by: Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes


2008

  • Magistra Artium (GPA: 1.2), Universität Leipzig Master thesis: ‘Harry Potter and the Psychomachia’ (GPA: 1.0)
    1st Major: British studies at Institut für Anglistik
    2nd Major: German as a Foreign Language at the Herder-Institut


2006

  • ERASMUS semester at University of Wales, Bangor
    School of English; School of Modern Languages

Other Publications

RESEARCH DATABASE




  • Accounts of Travel: Travel Writing by European Visitors to Wales. Eds. Rita Singer, Kathryn N. Jones, Carol Tully and Heather Williams. European Travellers to Wales, 1750-2010. Bangor University, Bangor. 2013-2017. etw.bangor.ac.uk/about-database


EDITED VOLUMES




RESEARCH ARTICLES, CHAPTERS AND INTRODUCTIONS




REVIEWS




POPUAR ARTICLES AND BLOGS




EDUCATIONAL WEB-BASED RESOURCES



Memberships


  • Association for Welsh Writing in English

Rita Singer

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