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Kübra Aksay

Kübra Aksay, M.A.

aksayResearch Associate & Doctoral Candidate
Department of North American Cultural Studies | Hochbruck

☎ +49 761 203-3345

R 4046 | KG IV

Kübra Aksay is a doctoral candidate in North American Studies at the University of Freiburg. She completed her master's degree in British and North American Cultural Studies and holds a bachelor's degree in linguistics. She studied at the University of Freiburg, Uppsala, and Hacettepe Universities.

In addition to teaching at the English Department, she started the reading group Reading Games in 2019 and has been organizing the group's meetings since then.



  • Game studies
  • Digital media
  • Popular culture
  • Heritage studies
  • Gender studies
  • Star Trek




  • 2023 Summer term

     Let's Start Writing! The English Department Academic Reading & Writing School
     Workshop for undergraduate students

  • 2022/23 Winter term

     Interactive Detective Fiction
     Undergraduate seminar – Literary Studies
     Virtual Spaces (with Andreas Rauscher, PD. Dr. and Undine Remmes, M.A.)
     Undergraduate seminar – Cultural Studies
     Research and Teaching
     Introductory Practical for Master students

  • 2022 Summer term

     Engaging with the Past, Present, and Future through Star Trek
     Undergraduate seminar – Cultural Studies

  • 2021/22 Winter term

     Video Games and Literature
     Undergraduate seminar – Literary Studies
     Research and Teaching
     Introductory practical for Master students

  • 2021 Summer term

     Narrativity in Digital Media
     Undergraduate seminar – Cultural Studies

  • 2020 – 2021 Summer and winter term

     Introduction to Literary Studies – Tutorial