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Leah Gerber


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Leah completed her undergraduate degree majoring in German Studies at Monash University in 2002. In 2001, she received a One-Semester Scholarship for University Students Reading German Studies from the DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst) to study at the Free University, Berlin. During her PhD candidature, Leah was again funded by the DAAD to complete research at the Humboldt University, Berlin. Leah completed her PhD in German Studies at Monash University in 2008.

Projects 2004 2020

Research Output 2005 2018

Australian Children’s Literature in German Translation: Historical Overview, Key Themes and Trends

Gerber, L. T., 2018, German-Australian Encounters and Cultural Transfers: Global Dynamics in Transnational Lands. Nickl, B., Herrschner, I. & Goździak, E. M. (eds.). Singapore: Springer, p. 131-145 15 p. (Global Germany in Transnational Dialogues).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Behind the Wall, through Australian eyes: Anna Funder's Stasiland

Gerber, L. T., Jun 2016, Australian Literature in the German Democratic Republic: Reading through the Iron Curtain. Moore, N. & Spittel, C. (eds.). 1st ed. London UK: Anthem Press, p. 221-237 17 p. (Anthem Studies in Australian Literature and Culture).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Aboriginality in Ethel Turner's Seven Little Australians and its translation into German

Gerber, L., 2015, In : Australian Literary Studies. 30, 4, p. 101-114 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Tracing a Tradition: The Translation of Australian Children's Fiction into German from 1945

Gerber, L., 2014, Sankt Ingbert Germany: Rohrig Universitats Verlag. 362 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review