Graduate Students

Sascha Hosters

Sascha Hosters

PhD Student, Rutgers University

The Department of Germanic, Russian, and East European Languages and Literatures

Cinema Studies Program



2010 Excellence Fellow in the PhD Program of German Literature at the University of Rutgers – The Department of Germanic, Russian, and East European Languages and Literatures

2010 Bachelor of Arts, Media Studies and Political Science. University of Regensburg, Germany.


2015 Mellon Summer Grant - Research Fellow at the Vilém Flusser Archive in Berlin

2012 Max Kade Fellowship

2010 Excellence Fellowship of the Graduate School, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


Media and Cinema Studies

Media Theory

Simulation and Virtual Reality

Game Studies


Simulation und Raumwahrnehmung in Grand Theft Auto V, In: Silke Roesler-Keilholz/Sascha Keilholz (Hg.): Virtuelle Topographien: Los Angeles multimedial. Konstanz 2014


Virtual Identities and Posthumanism in Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s Welt am Draht (World on a Wire). Born Digital: Reformatting Humanities in the 21st Century. University of Miami MLL Graduate Conference 2015.

Medial Interdependencies in Billy Wilder’s Sunset Boulevard. German Graduate Student Conference. Rutgers University. April 2014.


Teaching Assistant (Rutgers University)

  • Expository Writing 101 (Fall 2015, Fall 2016)
  • Elementary German 101 (Fall 2011, Spring 2013)
  • Elementary German 102 (Spring 2012, Fall 2012)
  • Elementary German Laboratory 103 (Fall 2013)
  • Intermediate German 131 (Fall 2013)
  • Intermediate German 132 (Spring 2014)

Teaching Assistant (University of Regensburg)
Introduction to Film-Analysis: Documentary Film (Fall 2009)


Cinema, Photography & Video, Music, Tennis