Ulrike Garde (Dr. phil.) is Senior Lecturer in German Studies at Macquarie University, Sydney. Her research focuses on Intercultural German Studies, German literature and the performing arts. She has researched extensively the creation of cultural identities and Australian-German cross-cultural relationships with a focus on the Australian reception of German-language drama. Her publications include the recent Brecht & Co.: German-speaking playwrights on the Australian stage.Anne-Rose Meyer is Assistant Professor (Junior-Professorin) for German literature at Hamburg University. She holds a Master of Arts and a PhD from Bonn University, worked at the universities of Paderborn and Warsaw and wrote numerous articles concerning intercultural relationships, aesthetic, and body history, such as Interkulturelle Mahlzeiten. Repräsentation und Inkorporierung. Her monograph Homo dolorosus is forthcoming.