Sonja Novak PhD, is currently Assistant Professor and Chair of German Literature at the Department of German Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Osijek, Croatia, where she teaches history of German literature and courses on literary theory at undergraduate (BA), graduate (MA) and postgraduate (PhD) level. She conducts her research in the humanities within the research field of philology and her area of expertise is literary theory and history of literature. Current research topics cover comparative literature, contemporary fiction and drama with special emphasis on German and Croatian literature. She joined the COST Action CA18126 Writing Urban Places. New Narraive of the European City to explore literary heterotopias. She can be reached at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org .