dr. F.L. (Femke L) Kramer
Femke Kramer (1963) studied Dutch Language and Literature at the universities of Leiden and Groningen, and received a PhD for her thesis Mooi vies, knap lelijk, about the grotesque realism in sixteenth-century Dutch farce writing. Her current research interests include the pedagogy of rhetorical (public speaking) skills, and the power of speech.
She works as an assistant professor in several bachelor and master programs of the 'Faculty of Arts' and the 'Faculty of Mathematics'and Natural Sciences, as a guest lecturer/coach in writing and presentation skills courses for junior and senior staff who prepare grant proposals, and as a writing, teaching, and presentation. She contributed to the development of writing and communication intensive courses in both Arts and Science curricula, and co-founded the online writing lab ‘Noordster’ and the ‘Academisch Schrijfcentrum Groningen’, a helpdesk for student-writers. At present, she is also member of the program committee and host / interviewer of the 'Kenniscafé's' (Science Café) of the University of Groningen's Studium Generale.
In the past, she was active both as a theater historian and theater practitioner. She was co-organizer of two theater conferences / festivals in Groningen (including the tenth colloquium of the Société Internationale pour l'Étude du Théâtre Médiéval). For thirteen years, she was artistic leader of Theater Company Marot, a group of performers who staged modern adaptations of early playtexts at festivals in The Netherlands, Italy, France, United Kingdom, Denmark, and Canada.
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