Sven Kramer is professor of German literature and literary cultures at Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany. He is an editor of Zeitschrift für kritische Theorie (Journal of Critical Theory of the Frankfurt School). His areas of research comprise: discourses on and depiction of violence in literature and film, the Holocaust in literature and film, theory of the essay and the essay film, critical theory of the Frankfurt School, critical hermeneutics and deconstruction.
Publications: Transformationen der Gewalt im Film. Über Riefenstahl, Améry, Cronenberg, Egoyan, Marker, Kluge, Farocki (2014); Der Essayfilm. Ästhetik und Aktualität (ed., with Thomas Tode, 2011); Die Shoah im Bild (ed., 2003).