Graduate Student Profiles
Ka-Ying Tsang (Maggie)
Tanya Tomasch grew up in Austria, where she studied the violin and learned German. After completing high school there she moved to Vancouver where she continued her violin studies at UBC under Marc Destrubé. In 2007 she changed her career path and decided to focus on writing. She completed her BA in English from Kwantlen Polytechnic University, where she had studied under Prof. N.P. Kennedy, Prof. Fred Ribkoff and Prof. Puqun Li, and joined SFU's Humanities department as a grad student in the Fall of 2013 with Jerry Zaslove as her supervisor. Having read and loved Ludwig Wittgenstein and Thomas Bernhard for many years, her thesis will examine the style, method and character of Ludwig Wittgenstein in the works of Thomas Bernhard with the help of Mikhail Bakhtin and Jan Pato?ka.
Morgan has an interdisciplinary background, mostly in music,
anthropology and philosophy. Her research is focused on art and madness
in modernity. Morgan also enjoys singing, writing, and cuddles with her