Florian Kubsch studied English, Political Science, and Spanish at Tuebingen University and at the University of North Texas. Since fall 2012, he has been working on his PhD on “The Imitation of Christ as a Literary Work of Art: Crossing Borders in Early Modern England”, focusing on Early Modern English translations of Thomas à Kempis’s devotional work De Imitatione Christi. In the winter term 2012/13, he was a tutor at the English Seminar. He has taught a PS II on Christian allegory (summer term 2013) and a PS I “Introduction to Literary Studies” (winter 2013/14). His research interests include the representation of biblical concepts (especially in John Bunyan and C.S. Lewis), Early Modern literature, as well as the English and American social problem novel.