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Dr. Daniel Vorpahl

Dr. Daniel Vorphal

Campus Am Neuen Palais / building: 2 room: 2.02

Tel.: 0331/977-4360

E-mail: vorpahluni-potsdamde

Please use a gender-neutral form of address, for example "Good day Daniel Vorpahl" or "Hello Dr. Vorpahl" instead of "Mr.".

Office hours 
Tues. 1 - 3 p.m. (please make an appointment in advance). Individual office hours n. V.

Deputy Executive Director* | Study Commission (deputy chair) | Module Officer (BA) | Senate Commission for Equal Opportunities (deputy MG)

Dr. Daniel Vorphal

Research profile:

- Literary construction of sex/gender roles and identities

- religious topics and motifs in child- and youth-literature

- methods of discourse analytical reception research

- reception of biblical themes and motifs

- Jewish Bible exegesis

- siblings and familial social structures in Jewish antiquity


Curriculum Vitae:

since 2020 Research assistant at the chair of Hebrew Bible and Its Exegesis of the School of Jewish Theology, University of Potsdam

2019 Ph.D. in Jewish studies at the Otto-Friedrich University Bamberg 
Title of dissertation: „Aus dem Leben des Buches Jona. Eine diskursanalytische Untersuchung der frühjüdischen und rabbinischen Rezeptionen“ 

2013-2020 Research assistant for Hebrew Bible and exegesis of the Selma Stern Center for Jewish Studies Berlin-Brandenburg at the Abraham Geiger College 

2011-2013 doctoral scholarship of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom

2009-2012 Lecturer at the Institute of Religious Studies, University of Potsdam

2008-2011 Lecturer at the Department of Catholic Theology, Freie Universität Berlin

2003-2008 studied Jewish Studies, General and Comparative Literature and Religious Studies at the University of Potsdam

1998-2001 studied English and American studies at the University of Potsdam