Frauke Berndt is Professor of Modern German Literature at the University Zurich.

Her research focuses on History of Modern German Literature, literary theory, literary mediology (rhetoric, poetics, aesthetic) as well as literature and ethics (gender and queer studies).

Frauke Berndt is a Visiting Fellow at CAS from January to February 2018 upon invitation from Prof. Dr. Stephan Kammer. On 3. July 2018 she will give a lecture on "Zonen. Zur Konzeptualisierung von Ambiguität in der ästhetischen Theorie".