S.L. Atwater

Sara Atwater is a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and a member of the LIMES project which focuses on the study of borders and border regions in Europe. Her research looks at the interplay between language, gender and regional events and social practices (carnival and cabaret) in the former mining region of Dutch Limburg and the Ruhr area of Germany. She is supervised by Leonie Cornips, Louis van den Hengel and Evelyn Ziegler (Universität Duisburg-Essen).