Isabelle Hesse

Isabelle Hesse is a lecturer in English at the University of Sydney. Before moving to Australia, she was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of York, UK, where she also completed her PhD in contemporary world literature. Her research interests include Palestinian and Israeli culture, postcolonial literature and theory, the links between aesthetics and politics, and the cultural memory of the Holocaust and colonialism in Germany and the UK. She has published her work in Textual Practice and Postcolonial Text and her first book The Politics of Jewishness in Contemporary World Literature was published in 2016.