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Stefan Brandt

I. Academic Degrees

 

  • Venia Legendi (June 2003)
    Freie Universität Berlin: American Studies (Amerikanistik)
  • PhD (Dec. 1996)
    Freie Universität Berlin: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD, »summa cum laude«)
  • M.A. (Sept. 1992)
    Freie Universität Berlin: North American Studies, Media Studies, and Political Science

II. Relevant Professional Experience

  1. Full Professor of American Studies, University of Graz (Feb. 2013 - ).
  2. Professor of English and American Studies, University of Vienna, Austria (Feb. 2012 - Jan. 2013).
  3. Guest Professor of American Studies (Literature and Culture), University of Vienna, Austria (Oct. 2011 - Jan. 2012).
  4. Visiting Professor of North American Culture and Literature, University of Siegen, Germany (Apr. 2010 - Sept. 2011).
  5. Lecturer at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany (Apr. 2009 - Mar. 2010).
  6. Guest Professor of North American Culture, Freie Universität Berlin, John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, Dept. of Culture (Oct. 2008 - Mar. 2009).
  7. Visiting Professor of English and Comparative Literature, University of Siegen, Germany (Apr. 2007 - Sept. 2008).
  8. Visiting Professor of North American Culture and Literature, University of Siegen, Germany (Apr. 2006 - Sept. 2008).
  9. Guest Lecturer, American Studies, Technische Universität Chemnitz (Oct. 2005 - Mar. 2006).
  10. Guest Professor of North American Culture & Acting Chair, Freie Universität Berlin, John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, Dept. of Culture (Spring Term 2004 - Winter Term 2004/05).
  11. Guest Lecturer, UC Irvine, Dept. of English and Comparative Literature (Spring Term 1998).
  12. Lecturer, American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, Dept. of Culture (Summer Term 1996 - Summer Term 2003).

III. Stipends, Fellowships, and Affiliations

  1. Università Ca' Foscari (Italy), ERASMUS Guest Professor (Sept./Oct. 2014).
  2. Conference Tour with University of Graz Rector Prof. Christa Neuper, visiting various partner universities (Montclair State Univ., City College of New York, Univ. of Minnesota, Waterloo Univ.) (Apr. 2014).
  3. Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen (Netherlands), ERASMUS Guest Professor (Oct. 2013).
  4. Harvard University (Cambridge, Mass., USA), Visiting Scholar and Affiliated Staff Member at the Dept. of English (Sept. - Oct. 2010 / Feb. - Apr. 2011).
  5. University of Toronto (Canada), Dept. of English, Visiting Scholar (Sept. - Oct. 2009).
  6. Wilfrid Laurier University (Canada), Dept. of English and Film Studies, Visiting Scholar (Sept. - Oct. 2009).
  7. York University, Toronto (Canada), Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies, Visiting Scholar (Sept. 2009).
  8. McGill University, Montreal (Canada), Dept. of English & Dept. of Art History and Communication Studies, Visiting Scholar (Sept. 2009).
  9. Concordia University, Montreal (Canada), Dept. of Film Studies, Visiting Scholar (Sept. 2009).
  10. Stipend of the Canadian Government for a one-month research trip to Canada (Faculty Enrichment Program) (Mar. 2009).
  11. Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH, USA), Futures of American Studies Institute, Fellow (June 2007).
  12. Huntington Library (San Marino, CA, USA), Research Associate (Feb. - Mar. 2007).
  13. University of California, Riverside (USA), Center for Ideas and Society, Visiting Scholar (Feb. 2007).
  14. Grant for Habilitation from the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) (Apr. 1999 - Sept. 2001).
  15. University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA, USA), School of Cinema and Television, Visiting Scholar (Nov. 1999 - Feb. 2000).
  16. Margaret Herrick Library, (Los Angeles, CA, USA), Archival Research (Nov. 1999 - Jan. 2000).
  17. University of California, Irvine (USA), Dept. of English and Comparative Literature, Visiting Scholar; (March 1998 - March 1999).
  18. Feodor-Lynen Research Grant from the Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation (Mar. 1998 - Mar. 1999).
  19. University of California, Los Angeles (USA), Dept. of English and Comparative Literature, Visiting Scholar (June - Aug. 1998).
  20. Heinrich-Böll Foundation, Research Stipend for PhD Project  (Oct. 1993 - Sept. 1996).
  21. University of California, Berkeley (USA), Dept. of History, Visiting Scholar (Apr. - May 1994).
  22. Cornell University, Ithaca (USA), Dept. of English and Comparative Literature, Visiting Scholar (Apr. 1994).
  23. British Library, University of London (UK), PhD Research (Jan. - Feb. 1993; Aug. - Sept. 1995; July - Aug. 1996).

IV. Publications

 

Monographs

  1. The Culture of Corporeality: Aesthetic Experience and the Embodiment of America (1945 - 1960). Heidelberg: Carl Winter, 2007. (Book Summary)
  2. Inszenierte Männlichkeit: Körperkult und ›Krise der Maskulinität‹ im spätviktorianischen Amerika. [Staged Masculinity: Body Cult and ›Crisis of Masculinity‹ in Late Victorian America]. Berlin: WVB, 2007. (German Book Summary; English Book Summary)
  3. Männerblicke. Zur Konstruktion von ‘Männlichkeit’ in der Literatur und Kultur der amerikanischen Jahrhundertwende (1890-1914). [Male Gazes: On the Construction of ›Masculinity‹ in Turn-of-the-Century American Literature and Culture]. Stuttgart: Metzler (M & P), 1997. (Review in The Journal of American History 86.2, Sept. 1999)

 

Anthologies

  1. Fantastic Cities: Urban Spaces in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror. Ed. with Michael Fuchs and Steve Rabitsch. Jackson: Univ. of Mississippi Press. Under contract. Forthcoming 2018.
  2. Animals in American Television. Ed. with Michael Fuchs. Special Issue European Journal of American Studies. 13.1 (2018). https://journals.openedition.org/ejas/12441.   
  3. Ecomasculinities in Real and Fictional North America: The Flourishing of New Men. Hrsg. mit Ruben Cenamor. Lanham: Lexington Book [Rowman & Littlefield]. Under Contract. Forthcoming 2018.
  4. Space Oddities: Urbanity, American Identity, and Cultural Exchange. Ed. with Michael Fuchs. Wien & Münster: LIT Verlag, 2018.
  5. In-Between: Liminal Spaces in Anglo-Canadian Literature. Canadiana Series. New York et al.: Peter Lang, 2017.
  6. Transcultural Spaces: Challenges of Urbanity, Ecology, and the Environment in the New Millennium. Ed. with Winfried Fluck & Frank Mehring. Special Issue of REAL: Yearbook of Research in English and American Literature, Vol. 26, 2010. (Table of Contents und Introduction)
  7. Making National Bodies: Cultural Identity and the Politics of the Body in (Post-)Revolutionary America. Ed. with Astrid M. Fellner. Trier: WVT, 2010. (Table of Contents und Introduction)
  8. Transnational American Studies. Ed. with Winfried Fluck & Ingrid Thaler. Special Issue of REAL: Yearbook of Research in English and American Literature, Vol. 23, 2007. (Table of Contents und Introduction)
  9. Film as Symbolic Action: Douglas Sirks ›Imitation of Life‹ (1959) als Paradigma kultureller Selbstverständigung im Amerika der 1950er Jahre. [Douglas Sirk's ›Imitation of Life‹ as a Paradigm of Cultural Self-Fashioning in 1950s America] Ed. Stefan L. Brandt. Berlin: John-F.-Kennedy-Institut für Nordamerikastudien, FU Berlin, Working-Paper 119, 1999. (Introduction)

 

Book Chapters, Essays for Journals, and Shorter Articles

  1. »Time Ravel: History, Metafiction, and Immersion in Stephen King's 11/22/63«. Beyond Horror: The Modern Stephen King Canon. Eds. Philip L. Simpson & Patrick McAleer. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books. Under contract. Forthcoming 2018.
  2. »Horsing Around: Carnivalesque Humor and the Aesthetics of Dehierarchization in Mister Ed«. European Journal of American Studies 13.1 (2018) https://journals.openedition.org/ejas/pdf/12474 [peer-reviewed].   
  3. »›Riddles of the Painful Earth‹: Mark Twain, William Dean Howells, and the Aesthetics of the Commonplace«. Revisionist Approaches to American Realism and Naturalism. Eds. Jutta Ernst, Sabina Matter-Seibel, and Klaus Schmidt. Heidelberg: Winter, 2018. 35-46 [peer-reviewed]. 
  4. »History, Time, and Lived Experience in Toni Morrison's Beloved (1987), Jazz (1992), and Paradise (1997)«. ZAA (Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik) 4 (Dez. 2017) [peer-reviewed]. 
  5. »The Canadian Cultural Imaginary and Its Liminal Aesthetics«. In-Between: Liminal Spaces in Canadian Literature and Culture. Ed. S.L. Brandt. Canadiana Series. New York et al.: Peter Lang, 2017. 11-31.
  6. »Open Doors, Closed Spaces: The Transatlantic Imaginary in American City Writing from Post-Revolutionary Literature to Postmodernism«. Cities and the Circulation of Culture in the Atlantic World. Eds. Leonard Van Morze and Elizabeth Fay. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. 179-205 [peer-reviewed].   
  7. »The American Revolution and Its Other: Mimicry and Specularity as Performative Devices in Indigenous Resistance Writing from William Apess to Sherman Alexie«. AAA (Arbeiten aus Anglistik und Amerikanistik) 42.1 (2017): 35-56 [peer-reviewed]. 
  8. »The Wild, Wild World: Masculinity and the Environment in the American Literary Imagination«. Masculinities and Literary Studies: Intersections and New Directions. Eds. Josep M. Armengol, Marta Bosch-Vilarrubias, Àngels Carabi, and Teresa Requena-Pelegrí. Series ›Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality‹, gen. eds. Jeff Hearn and Nina Lykke. New York: Routledge, 2017. 133-143. 
  9. »The Algerine Dilemma: (Cons)Piracy and the Specter of North Africa in Early U.S. Barbary Captivity Narratives«. Hemispheric Encounters: The Early United States in a Transnational Perspective. Hrsg. Gabriele Pisarz-Ramirez & Markus Heide. Frankfurt a.M., New York, et al.: Peter Lang, 2016. 157-171 [peer-reviewed]. 
  10. »›One of Those Guys in the Movies‹: Juvenile Rebellion and Carnal Subjectivity in J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye«. Polish Journal for American Studies 10 (2016): 49-64 [peer-reviewed]. 
  11. »›Not a puzzle so arbitrarily solved‹: Queer Aesthetics in Alice Munro's Short Fiction.« Zeitschrift für Kanadastudien 36 (2016): 28-41 [peer-reviewed]. 
  12. »A Farewell to the Senses? Hemingway, Remarque, and the Aesthetics of World War I«. North America, Europe and the Cultural Memory of the First World War. Eds. Martin Löschnigg and Karin Kraus. Heidelberg: Winter, 2015, 215-25.
  13. »Scale, Media Transfer, and Bodily Space in ›Giant Movies‹ of the Fifties«. In: Transmediality and Transculturality. Eds. Nadja Gernalzick & Gabriele Pisarz-Ramirez. Heidelberg: Carl Winter, 2013, 349-67.
  14. »Trafficking in Blackness? The Coolness of ›Black‹ and the Politics of Ethnic Marketing«. In: Is It Cause It’s Cool? Affective Encounters with American Culture. Eds. Astrid M. Fellner, Susanne Hamscha, Klaus Heissenberger, and Jennifer J* Moos. Vienna & Münster: LIT, 2013, 201-24.
  15. »Sex, Lügen und Video-Clips: Szenarien krisenhafter Männlichkeit in der zeitgenössischen Populärkultur [Sex, Lies, and Video-Clips: The ›Crisis of Masculinity‹ in American Popular Culture«. In: Die Krise als Erzählung: Transdisziplinäre Perspektiven auf ein Narrativ der Moderne. Eds. Walburga Hülk, Uta Fenske, and Gregor Schuhen. Berlin und Bielefeld: transcript, 2013, 189-204.
  16. »Guy Maddin, My Winnipeg (2007)«. In: Film: Part II. Eds. Susanne Peters, Klaus Stierstorfer, Dirk Vanderbeke, Laurenz Volkmann. Trier: WVT, 2013, 481-505.
  17. »Portable Blackness: Troubled Ethnicities in American Popular Music from Elvis Presley to Eminem«. Proceedings of the 6th World Congress of the International American Studies Association (IASA). Ed. Sonia Torres. Universidade Federal Fluminense, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. June 2011. http://www.historia.uff.br/iasa2011/sites/default/files/panel/pdf/configurations-race-and-ethnicity-21st-century-cultural-imaginaries-representational-politics-and-c.pdf
  18. »American Cultural ImagiNation: The New Americanists and the Bush Revolution«. (with Alexander Vazansky). In: American Studies / Shifting Gears. Eds. B. Christ, C. Kloeckner, E. Schäfer-Wünsche, M. Butter. Heidelberg: Carl Winter, 2010, 65-88 [peer-reviewed]. 
  19. »TransAmerica? Cultural Hybridity and Transgendered Desire from the Colonial Era to Modernity«. In: Trans/American, Trans/Oceanic, Trans/lation: Issues in International American Studies. Eds. João Ferreira Duarte, Marta Pacheco Pinto, & Susana Araújo. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010, 247-61 [peer-reviewed]. 
  20. »Transcultural Spaces« (with Winfried Fluck & Frank Mehring). Transcultural Spaces: Challenges of Urbanity, Ecology, and the Environment in the New Millennium. Eds. Stefan L. Brandt, Winfried Fluck and Frank Mehring. REAL: Yearbook of Research in English and American Literature, Vol. 26. Tübingen: Gunter Narr, 2010, ix-xviii.
  21. »Open City, Closed Space: Metropolitan Aesthetics in American Literature from Brown to DeLillo«. Transcultural Spaces: Challenges of Urbanity, Ecology, and the Environment in the New Millennium. Eds. Stefan L. Brandt, Winfried Fluck and Frank Mehring. REAL: Yearbook of Research in English and American Literature, Vol. 26. Tübingen: Gunter Narr, 2010, 121-44.
  22. »Making the Body, Making America« (with Astrid M. Fellner). In: Making National Bodies: Cultural Identity and the Politics of the Body in (Post-) Revolutionary America. Eds. Stefan L. Brandt & Astrid M. Fellner. Trier: WVT, 2010, 1-7.
  23. »Exploring the ›Heart of the Wilderness‹: Cultural Self-Fashioning and the Aesthetics of the Body in Charles Brockden Brown's Edgar Huntly, or, Memoirs of a Sleep-Walker«. In: Making National Bodies: Cultural Identity and the Politics of the Body in (Post-)Revolutionary America. Eds. Stefan L. Brandt & Astrid M. Fellner. Trier: WVT, 2010, 121-40 .
  24. »The American Dream as a Tall Tale: Storytelling and Cultural Mythology in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby and the Coen Brothers’ Fargo«. In: Almighty Dollar: Papers and Lectures from the Velden Conference. Eds. Heinz Tschachler, Eugen Banauch, Simone Puff. Vienna & Münster: LIT Verlag, 2010, 223-35 [peer-reviewed]. 
  25. »The City as Liminal Space: Urban Visuality and Aesthetic Experience in Postmodern U.S. Literature and Cinema«. Amerikastudien – American Studies 54.4 (2009): 553-81 [peer-reviewed]. 
  26. »›The Finest Type of Existing Marriage‹: Family and Nationhood in Theodore Roosevelt’s Speeches and Writings«. In: Arbeiten aus Anglistik und Amerikanistik (AAA) 34:2 (2009): 269-91. Re-Published in: The American Presidency. Eds. Wilfried Mausbach, Dietmar Schloss, and Martin Thunert. Heidelberg: Winter, 2012, 229-54.
  27. »›One Should Be a Work of Art‹: Selbststilisierungsprozesse bei Dandys gestern und heute [›One Should be a Work of Art‹: Dandyism and the Codes of Self-Fashioning]« (with Martina Krebs). In: Der fremdsprachliche UnterrichtEnglisch. Eds. Anette Pankratz & Jutta Rymarczyk. 102 (Nov. 2009): 42-4 [peer-reviewed]. 
  28. »The Culture of Corporeality: Aesthetic Experience and the Embodiment of America, 1945 - 1960«. In: English and American Studies in German. Summaries of Theses and Monographs – A Supplement to Anglia. Tübingen: Niemeyer (2008): 137-9.
  29. »Staged Masculinity: Body Cult and ›Crisis of Manhood‹ in Late Victorian America«. In: English and American Studies in German. Summaries of Theses and Monographs – A Supplement to Anglia. Tübingen: Niemeyer (2008): 134-7.
  30. »The Challenges of Transnational American Studies« (with Winfried Fluck & Ingrid Thaler). In: Transnational American Studies. Eds. W. Fluck, S. Brandt & I. Thaler. Special Issue of REAL: Year­book of Research in English and American Literature, Vol. 23. Tübingen: Gunter Narr, 2007, 1-7.
  31. »Kino als Karneval der Männlichkeit: (Selbst-)Ironie und Intertextualität in den frühen James-Bond-Filmen [Cinema as a Carnival of Masculinity: (Self-)Irony and Intertextuality in the Early James-Bond Movies]«. In: Das kleine Bond-Buch: From Cultural Studies with Love. Eds. Ellen Grünkemeyer, Martina Iske, Jürgen Kramer, Anette Pankratz & Claus-Ulrich Viol. Marburg: Schüren, 2007, 121-37.
  32. »The Literary Text as a ›Living Event‹: Visceral Language and the Aesthetics of Rebellion in J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye«. In: Rebels without a Cause? Renegotiating the American 1950s. Eds. Gerd Hurm & Ann-Marie Fallon. New York, Oxford, et al.: Peter Lang, 2007, 31-56.
  33. »›A Room Far Out‹: Ethnic/Sexual Borderlands and the Discursive Limits of Space in James Baldwin's Giovanni's Room«. In: Masculinities, Femininities, and the Power of the Hybrid in U.S. Narratives. Eds. Nieves Pascual Soler, Laura Alonso-Gallo & Francisco Collado Rodríguez. Heidelberg: Carl Winter, 2007, 173-89 [peer-reviewed]. 
  34. »Astronautic Subjects: Postmodern Identity and the Embodiment of Space in American Science Fiction«. In: Gender Forum 16 (Issue »Gender Roomours II: Gender and Space«) (Winter 2006/07).
    http://www.genderforum.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/200616_GenderRoomoursII.pdf [peer-reviewed]. 
  35. »›Surface, Surface, Surface‹: Image Creation, Commodity Fetishism, and the Fragmentation of the Postmodern Subject«. In: Worlds in the Making: Constructivism and Postmodern Knowledge. Eds. Edyta Lorek-Jezinska, Teresa Siek-Piskozub, and Katarzyna Wiêckowska. Torun: Nicolaus Copernicus University Press, 2006, 315-23 [peer-reviewed]. 
  36. »Performanz und Selbstermächtigung: Zur Ästhetik des Körperlichen bei James Dean [Performance and Self-Empowerment: On the Aesthetics of the Body in James Dean]«. In: James Dean lebt! Jugendkultur und Starkult in Film und Musik, 1950-2000. Ed. Werner Kremp, with Charlotte Gerken and Peter Sommerlad. Trier: WVT, 2006, 11-52.
  37. »White Bo(d)y in Wonderland: Cultural Alterity and Sexual Desire in Where East Is East«. In: The Films of Tod Browning. Ed. Bernd Herzogenrath. New York: Black Dog Publications, 2006, 129-49. (Review in »EAAS Book Reviews«)
  38. »Hawthorne's Negative Romanticism: Aesthetic Self-Reflection and the Discursivity of Storytelling in ›Rappaccini’s Daughter‹«. In: Aesthetic Transgressions: Modernity, Liberalism, and the Function of Literature. Ed. Thomas Claviez, Ulla Haselstein & Sieglinde Lemke. Heidelberg: Carl Winter, 2006, 195-220.
  39. »Polysemantik und Entropie: Zur Ästhetik der Ambiguität bei Henry James und Thomas Pynchon [Polysemantics and Entropy: On the Aesthetics of Ambiguity in Henry James and Thomas Pynchon]«. In: Literaturwissenschaftliches Jahrbuch 46 (2005): 303-29 [peer-reviewed]. 
  40. »›A Twilight of the Gods‹: History, Subversion, and the Spectacle of Utopia in Contemporary American Culture«. In: Millennial Perspectives: Lifeworlds and Utopias. Eds. Brigitte Georgi-Findlay & Hans-Ulrich Mohr. Heidelberg: Winter, 2003, 131-41.
  41. »›Acting Heroes‹: Heroes, Homos, and the Postmodern in Recent Hollywood Cinema«. In: Masculinities — Maskulinitäten: Mythos – Realität – Repräsentation - Rollendruck. Ed. Therese Steffen. Stuttgart & Weimar: Metzler, 2002, 92-9.
  42. »American Culture X: Identity, Homosexuality, and the Search for a New American Hero«. In: Subverting Masculinity: Hegemonic and Alternative Versions of Masculinity in Contemporary Culture. Eds. Russell West & Frank Lay. Amsterdam & Atlanta: Rodopi, 2000, 67-93.
  43. »Das andere Element: Wie in Luc Bessons The Fifth Element mit Sex Politik und aus Politik Sex gemacht wird [The Other Element: How Luc Besson's The Fifth Element Constructs Sex as Politics and Politics as Sex]«. In: diskus 7 (2000): 64-72.
  44. »Film as Symbolic Action: Eine Einführung zum Reader [Introduction to Anthology]«. In: Film as Symbolic Action: Douglas Sirks Imitation of Life (1959) als Paradigma kultureller Selbstverständigung im Amerika der 1950er Jahre [Douglas Sirk's Imitation of Life as a Paradigm of Cultural Self-Fashioning in 1950s America]. Ed. Stefan L. Brandt. Berlin: John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, FU Berlin, 1999, 1-20. (Text)
  45. »›Getting to Know the Enemy‹: Zur Entwicklung der Amerikastudien von der Weimarer Republik zum Dritten Reich und im Deutschland der Nachkriegszeit [›Getting to Know the Enemy‹: On the Genealogy of American Studies from the Weimar Republic to the Third Reich and the Postwar Era]«. In: Arbeitsblätter der Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung 4 (1994): 13-23.

 

 

Reviews

  1. Boesenberg, Eva. Money and Gender in the American Novel, 1850 - 2000. Heidelberg: Winter, 2010. In: Querelles-net: Rezensionszeitschrift für Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung 12.1 (2011). http://www.querelles-net.de/index.php/qn/article/view/925/907
  2. Breinig, Helmbrecht. Mark Twain: Eine Einführung in sein Werk. Darmstadt: WBG, 2011. In: Archiv für das Studium der Neueren Sprachen und Literaturen. Eds. Jens Haustein, Christa Jansohn, et al. Vol. 249, 2012, 239-40.
  3. Dabakis, Melissa. Visualizing Labor in American Sculpture: Monuments, Manliness, and the Work Ethic, 1880-1935. (Cambridge et al.: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1999). In: ZAA: Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik. A Quarterly of Language, Literature and Culture 48.4 (Winter 2000/2001): 391-3.
  4. Fitzgerald, F. Scott. The Beautiful and the Damned (Vol. IX of Cambridge Edition of the Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald, ed. James L.W. West, Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2008) and The Lost Decade. Short Stories from ‘Esquire’, 1936-1941 (Vol. X of Cambridge Edition of the Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald, ed. James L.W. West, Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2008). In: Editionen in der Kritik (EDK) 10 (2011): 94-107.
  5. Hornung, Alfred, ed. Sexualities in American Culture. (American Studies – A Monograph Series. Vol. 8). (Heidelberg: Winter, 2004). In: Amerikastudien – American Studies 50.1-2 (2005): 301-3.
  6. Hornung, Alfred & Zhao Baisheng, eds. Ecology and Life Writing. (American Studies - A Monograph Series. Vol. 203). (Heidelberg: Winter, 2013) In: Anglia (2015).
  7. Kalb, Christof. Desintegration: Studien zu Friedrich Nietzsches Leib- und Sprachphilosophie. (Frankfurt a.M.: Suhrkamp, 2000). In: Das Argument 240.2 (2001): 230-2.
  8. Pietrzak-Franger, Monika. Representations of Men in British Visual Culture of the 1990s (Trier: WVT, 2007). In: Visual Culture & Gender 4 (Sept. 2009): 91-5.
  9. Widdig, Bernd. Männerbünde und Massen. Zur Krise männlicher Identität in der Literatur der Moderne. (Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, 1992). In: Das Argument 207.6 (1994): 992-4.

 

 Feuilleton and Interviews

  1. »Warum dieser Tuesday in den USA gar so super ist.« Interview. Webradio of the Graz Universities. 01 March 2016. http://fttr.at/2016/03/01/warum-dieser-tuesday-in-den-usa-so-super-ist.
  2. »›Von Amerika da komm ich her‹? Über den Mythos von den ›amerikanischen‹ Wurzeln des Weihnachtsmanns.« uni-on: Das Onlinemagazin der Uni Graz. 15 Dec. 2015. http://on.uni-graz.at/de/detail/article/von-amerika-da-komm-ich-her.
  3. »Christkind und Santa: Wer hat sie erfunden«. Interview. Kleine Zeitung. 20 Dec. 2015. http://www.kleinezeitung.at/s/steiermark/4891200/Heisse-Diskussion_Christkind-und-Santa_Wer-hat-sie-erfunden.

 

V. Current Research Interests

  • Democracy and the ›Aesthetic of the Common‹ in U.S. American Realism.
  • ›Spaces of Liminality‹: Canadian Environmental Literature as a Medium of Cultural Ecology.
  • The  ›New Metropolitanism‹ in Postmodern Literature and Culture.
  • The ›Transnational Bildungsroman‹: European-American Dialogue and Literary Self-Fashioning in the United States from the Revolution to the Civil War.

VI. Third-Party-Funded Research Projects

  • Network Project of the German Research Foundation (DFG), »The Futures of (European) American Studies« (Apr. 2005 - Mar. 2008); publication of the research network: American Studies / Shifting Gears (Heidelberg: Winter, 2010) (Cover & Tabel of Contens).

VII. Conferences (Organization & Planning)

  1. International Conference »In-Between: Liminal Spaces in Canadian Literature and Culture«. Co-Organization with Ulla Kriebernegg, Susanne Hamscha, and Simon Whybrew. University of Graz, Austria (June 2-4, 2016).
  2. International Conference »Space Oddities: Urbanity, American Identity, and Cultural Exchange«. Co-Organization with Elisa Edwards and Leopold Lippert. University of Graz, Austria (Nov 21-23, 2014).
  3. Introduction and Moderation: Gerd Hurm, »Urban Fiction as Urban Studies: Reflections on an Intricate Relationship«. International Conference »Space Oddities: Urbanity, American Identity, and Cultural Exchange«. Nov. 22, 2014.
  4. Lecture Series »When I Talk About American Studies, I Talk About... Transnationalism«. With Klaus Rieser, Silvia Schultermandl, Elisa Edwards, Leopold Lippert. Department of American Studies, University of Graz.
  5. International Conference »Visual Culture/s: From the Local to the Global«. With Johanna Rolshoven and Judith Laister (Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology) and Karl Kaser (Department of History) as well as Klaus Rieser, Silvia Schultermandl, Elisa Edwards, Leopold Lippert (Department of American Studies). Department of American Studies, University of Graz (June 7-8, 2013).
  6. International Conference »Transcultural Spaces: Challenges of Urbanity, Ecology, and the Environment in the New Millennium«. Co-Organization with Frank Mehring. John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany (Oct. 30 - Nov. 1, 2008). (Conference Program, Poster).
  7. International Conference »European Perspectives in American Studies: Histories – Dialogues – Differences«. Co-organization with Ingrid Thaler. John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, FU Berlin, Germany (Feb. 11-13, 2005). (Conference Program).
  8. Introduction and Moderation, Hortense Spillers' talk: »Some Thoughts on the African Diaspora«. International Conference »Imagining Culture: Norms and Forms of Public Discourse in America«. John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, FU Berlin, Germany (June 26-28, 2009).
  9. Respondence, Mary Ann Doane's lecture: »The Transmedial Effects of Scale in the Visual Arts and the Contemporary Proliferation of Screens«. Conference »Transmediality and Transculturality«. Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany  (Dec. 6-9, 2007).
  10. Chair of the section »Technical Media, Cognitive Media, Cultural Media - and Narrative Techniques in the 19th Century« (M. Klepper). Conference »American Studies as Media Studies«. DFG-Netzwerkprojekt »The Futures of (European) American Studies«. Königswinter, Germany (Feb. 2-4, 2007).
  11. Respondence, Alexander Vazansky's talk: »›America‹ and the ›Nation‹ after 9/11«. Conference »The New Americanists«. University of Bonn in Bad Godesberg, Germany (Jan. 27-29, 2006).
  12. Workshop »To New Shores: The German Dimension in American Film, 1920-1959«. Co-organization with Frank Mehring. 52th Annual Conference of  the German Association of American Studies (DGfA), »Transcultural Negotiations«. Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt a. M., Germany (May 19-22, 2005).
  13. Chair of the section »Democracy, Aesthetics, and History«. International Conference »Aesthetic Transgressions: Modernity, Liberalism, and the Function of Literature«. John F. Kennedy Institute, FU Berlin, Germany (Apr. 15-18, 2004).
  14. Workshop »Engendering Utopia«. Co-organization with Carsten Albers. 47th Annual Conference of the German Association of American Studies (DGfA), »Millennial Perspectives«. Technische Universität Dresden, Germany (June 13-16, 2000).
  15. Symposium »Visual Culture/s: From the Local to the Global«. Co-Organisation (University of Graz) (June 7-8, 2013).

VIII. Lectures (without Application Lectures)

  1. »Fancied Emergency: Donald Trump's Rhetoric of Emotional Exceptionalism«. Tagung »Trump's America«. University College Dublin, Clinton Institute, Irland (May 5-6, 2017).
  2. »Political Animals: Mister Ed and the Civil Rights Movement.« Annual Conference of the Austrian Association for American Studies (AAAS), »America through the Small Screen. Innsbruck, Austria (Nov. 11-13, 2016).   
  3. »›Riddles of the Painful Earth‹: Mark Twain, William Dean Howells, and the Aesthetic of the Common«. Symposium »Revisionist Approaches to American Realism and Naturalism.« University of Mainz, FTSK, Translations-, Sprach- und Kulturwissenschaft in Germersheim, Germany (July 8, 2016).      
  4. »›The Grandest of All‹: New York City in U.S. Cultural History«. University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany (June 14, 2016). 
  5. »Finding Conferences in American Studies and Writing Proposals«. PhD Network, University of Graz (Jan. 19, 2016).
  6. »Der Zauber des Anfangs: Amerika und das Motiv des kontinuierlichen (Neu-)Beginns« [The Magic of Beginnings: America and the Motif of Continual Renewal]. Austrian American Society, Styria (Dec. 14, 2015). 
  7. »The Wild, Wild World: Masculinity and the Environment in the U.S. American Literary Imagination«, Universitat de Barcelona (October 9, 2015).
  8. »Daze of Doom: The Nation als a Ghostly (Non-)Presence in U.S. American Environmental Narratives«, Universität Augsburg (July 17, 2015).
  9. »Urban and Spatial Theory. Vortrag im Rahmen der Ringvorlesung Methoden in den Geisteswissenschaften«. KFU Graz (16. Juni 2015).
  10. »Time Ravel: History, Metafiction, and Immersion in Stephen King's 11/22/63«. PCA National Conference. New Orleans (01.-04. April 2015).
  11. »'Not a puzzle so arbitrarily solved': Queer Sensibility and the Enigma of the Other in Alice Munro's Early Short Fiction«. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Kanadastudien. Grainau (06.-08. Feb. 2015)
  12. »Der Zauber des Anfangs: Amerika und das Motiv des kontinuierlichen (Neu-)Beginns«, KFU Graz (October 3, 2014).
  13. »Open City, Closed Space: Urban Aesthetics in U.S. American Literature and Culture«, Universita Ca`Foscari Venezia (September 29, 2014).
  14. »A Farewell to the Senses? Hemingway, Remarque, and the Visceral Reconstruction of World War I«. Symposium »North America, Europe and the Cultural Memory of the Great War«, KFU Graz (June 21, 2014).
  15. »Transcultural Spaces in North America«, City College New York (April 29, 2014).
  16. »The American in Chains: Enslavement and the Specter of North Africa in Early U.S. Barbary Narratives«. Institut für Amerikanistik, Universität Innsbruck (November 25, 2013).
  17. »›Paste the West‹: Or, How America Was Invented in Kötzschenbroda.« Konferenz »Europe and Its Worlds«, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen (October 16, 2013).
  18. »The American Revolution and Its Other: Indigenous Resistance as Performance«.  Konferenz »Rage, Rebellion, Revolution: Different Faces of Social Protest in Literature«. Społeczna Akademia Nauk, Warzawa, Polen (May 24, 2013).
  19. »Postcolonialism and Performance Theory: Mimicry, Specularity, and Resistance in William Apess's Writings.« Annual Conference of the American Studies Association (ASA). San Juan, Puerto Rico (November 15-18, 2012).
  20. »›Boy, that was fun‹: Female Agency and the Performance of Gender in Loreta Janeta Velazquez’ The Woman in Battle (1876).« 59th Annual Conference of the German Association of American Studies (DGfA)« »American Lives«. Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (Germany) (May 31 - June 3, 2012).
  21. »The Algerine Dilemma: How North Africa became a Focal Point of U.S. Cultural Self-Fashioning in the 1780s and 90s.« Hemispheric Encounters: The Early United States in a Transnational Perspective. International Conference, University of Leipzig (Germany), (April 26-27, 2012).
  22. »Striking Camp: Carnivalized Masculinity in the Early James Bond Movies«. University of Vienna, (Dec. 2, 2011).
  23. »Passing for Black: Troubled Ethnicities in American Popular Music from Elvis to Eminem«. American Configurations. 6th World Congress, International American Studies Association (IASA), Universidade Federal Fluminense. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (June 27-29, 2011).
  24. »Indigenous Myths and Cultural Identity in Canadian Independent Cinema«. Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany (May 12, 2011).
  25. »The American Sentimental Novel as Cross-Atlantic Fantasy«. Harvard University. History of American Civilization Program. Cambridge, Mass., USA (March 22, 2011).
  26. »›Open City, Closed Space: Metropolitan Aesthetics in American Literature from Brown to DeLillo«. University of Massachusetts Boston, Research Center for Urban Cultural History (RCUCH), Boston, Mass., USA (March 21, 2011).
  27. »›Where no man has gone before‹: The ›Strange New Worlds‹ in the American Science Fiction«. Interdisciplinary Lecture Series »Gender Myths« University of Siegen (Dec. 14, 2010).
  28. »Sex, Lies, and Video-Clips: The ›Crisis of Masculinity‹ in American Popular Culture«. Interdisciplinary Lecture Series »The Narratives of Crisis«. University of Siegen (Nov. 29, 2010).
  29. »Transatlantic Odysseys: Self-Formation and Liminal Urban Space in Susanna Rowson's Charlotte Temple (1791/94) and Susan Warner's The Wide, Wide World (1850)«. Transnational Americas: Difference, Belonging, Identitarian Spaces. Conference of the International Association of Inter-American Studies (IAS), Universität Duisburg-Essen, Germany (Nov. 11-13, 2010).
  30. »›...all the appearances of mere youth‹: Performing the Young Nation in Charles Brockden Brown's Arthur Mervyn, or Memoirs of the Year 1793 (1799/1800)«. Forever Young? The Changing Images of America. Conference of the European Association of American Studies (EAAS), Dublin, Ireland (Mar. 26-29, 2010).
  31. »›If there’s one thing I hate, it’s the movies…‹: Juvenile Rebellion and the Tactile Force of Images in The Catcher in the Rye (1951)«. Forever Young? The Changing Images of America. Konferenz der European Association of American Studies (EAAS), Dublin, Ireland (Mar. 26-29, 2010).
  32. »›A New Dimension of Fear‹: Foucauldian Aesthetics and Paranoid Imagination in the Cube Trilogy«. Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada (Oct. 01, 2009).
  33. »Errand into the Wilderness? The Exploration of Space in Edgar Huntly«. 6th Biennial Conference of the Society of Early Americanists. Hamilton, Bermuda, UK (Mar. 04-07, 2009).
  34. »TransAmerica? Cultural Hybridity and Transgendered Desire from the Colonial Period to the Modern Age«. FU Berlin, Germany, JFKI (Jan. 29, 2009).
  35. »›The Illusion of a Master Plan‹: De/Reconstructing Borders in English-Canadian Science Fiction«. New Borders in American Studies. Conference »New Borders in American Studies« University of Siegen, Germany (Oct. 14-15, 2008).
  36. »›New Tracks, New Prospects, New Summits‹: Cultural Self-Fashioning and the Reconfiguration of Space in Edgar Huntly«. Sixth Biennial Conference of the Charles Brockden Brown Society. Technische Universität Dresden, Germany (Oct. 09-11, 2008).
  37. »›The Finest Type of Existing Marriage‹: Family and Statehood in Theodore Roosevelt's Writings«. The American Presidency and Political Leadership. 55th Annual Conference of the German Association of American Studies (DGfA), »The American Presidency and Political Leadership«, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany (May 15-18, 2008). (Presentation).
  38. »(Re)Mapping the ›New World‹: Queer Imagery and the American Dream in Literature, Painting, Film, and Sports«. University of Vienna, Austria (Dec. 12, 2007).
  39. »Trans/American, Trans/Oceanic, Trans/Gendered? Hybridity and Transculturation from Columbia to Babe Ruth«. Trans/American, Trans/Oceanic, Trans/lation. 3rd World Congress of the International American Studies Association (IASA), Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal (Sept. 20-23, 2007).
  40. »A ›Space Divided into Numerous Compartments‹: City and Nature as Metaphors in Early American Literature«. Reconfigurations of American Studies. Internationale Konferenz, The Futures of American Studies Institute at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, USA (June 18-23, 2007). 
  41. »›Those Eastern Men of the West‹: Frederic Remington’s Fall of the Cowboy and the Aesthetic Reconstruction of the American West«. Annual Conference of the Texas and Southwestern Popular Culture Associations. Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA (Feb. 14-17, 2007). (Presentation).
  42. »›Is It a Boy or a Girl?‹: Aliens, Astronauts, and the Discontinuities of Gender in American Science Fiction«. Lecture series, »Gender und Populärkultur«. Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Germany (Dec. 12, 2006). (Poster).
  43. »Rebell im Dienste Ihrer Majestät: Zur Ästhetik der Männlichkeit in den frühen James-Bond-Filmen«. Keynote speech. »Warten auf Bond«. Conference of the Universities of Bochum and Dortmund, Germany (Oct 26-28, 2006).
  44. »Traffic Symbols and Mythical Crossroads: Cultural Imagination and Its ›New Usable Pasts‹«. Position Paper. Talk, »Internationalizing American Studies«. DFG Network »The Futures of (European) American Studies«. Gummersbach, Germany (July 14-16, 2006).
  45. »Constituting the American Novel: Charles Brockden Brown’s Edgar Huntly (1799) and the Entrenchment of Print Ideology«. Conference of the European Association of American Studies (EAAS), »Conformism, Non-Conformism, and Anti-Conformism in the Culture of the United States«. Nicosia, Cyprus (Apr. 07-10, 2006).
  46. »The Pose of a Rebel: Zur Ästhetik des Körperlichen bei James Dean«. Conference »James Dean: Tod, Auferstehung und Verklärung eines Helden«. Atlantische Akademie, Rheinland-Pfalz. Lambrecht, Germany (Oct. 14-15, 2005). (Presentation).
  47. »Close Encounters of the Third Kind: The American Science Fiction Genre and the Search for a Gender-Free Space«. Lecture series at the JFKI, FU Berlin, Germany, »Gender – Now?« (July 11, 2005).
  48. »›This Is Not an Exit‹: The City as a Labyrinth in Postmodern Literature«. Symposium of the University of Manchester, »Visualizing the City«. Manchester, UK (June 26-28, 2005).
  49. »Fist Fights, Open Throats, and Vomity Cabs: J. D. Salinger’s Visceral Language and the Postwar Rhetoric of Rebellion«. Conference »Rebels without a Cause? Renegotiating the American 1950s«. University of Trier, Germany (June 16-18, 2005).
  50. »Living on the Border(s): Blacks and Gays as the Monstrous Other in 1950s American Literature«. Conference of the Spanish Association of American Studies (SAAS) »Masculinities, Femininities, and Hybridities in U.S. Culture«. Universidad de Jaén, Spain (Mar. 17-19, 2005).
  51. »At (Sur)Face Value: Performance, Gamefulness, and Identity Constitution in Bret Easton Ellis’s American Psycho«. Conference »Constructing Worlds: Constructivism and the Changing Status of Knowledge«. Uniwersytetu Mikolaja Kopernika, Torun, Poland (Feb. 03-05, 2005).
  52. »The Oriental Sunshine of Her Beauty: Eastern Imagery in Hawthorne’s ›Rappaccini’s Daughter‹«. 51st Annual Conference of the German Association of American Studies (DGfA), »America and the Orient«. Mannheim, Germany (June 3-6, 2004).
  53. »›The Mechanism of the Primitive Fighting Beast‹: Fictions of Technologized Masculinity in Late Victorian America (1880-1920)«. FU Berlin, Bereich für Hochschuldidaktische Weiterbildung (Nov. 14, 2003).
  54. »From the ›German-American‹ Myth to the Specter of America: ›Amerikakunde‹/American Studies in the Third Reich«. 50th Annual Conference of the German Association of American Studies (DGfA), »Cultural Interactions: 50 Years of American Studies in Germany«. Munich, Germany (June 10-13, 2003).
  55. »Ambiguität und Polyphonie in Texten von Henry James und Thomas Pynchon«. Dept. of Philosophy and the Humanities at FU Berlin (June 4, 2003).
  56. »The Spiritual Quest and the Body: Allen Ginsberg’s ›Breath-Soul‹ and the Corporeal Aesthetics of Beat«. FU Berlin, Germany, JFKI (June 4, 2003).
  57. »Mapping the Body of the Fifties: A Visceral Cartography of Postwar America«. FU Berlin, Germany, JFKI (Nov. 08, 2001).
  58. »Acting Heroes: Heroic Masculinity and Performative Action in Recent Hollywood Cinema«. Conference »Masculinities«. Englisches Seminar an der University of Basel, Switzerland (June 24-25, 2000).
  59. »A Twilight of the Gods: History, Subversion, and Utopian Spectacle in Popular Culture«.  47th Annual Conference of the German Association of American Studies (DGfA), » Millennial Perspectives«. Technische Universität Dresden, Germany (June 13-16, 2000).
  60. »Dandies, Tango Pirates, and Other Members of the ›Decadence Club‹: Homosexualität und Fin-de-Siècle-Kultur«. FU Berlin, Germany, JFKI (Dec. 15, 1997).
  61. »The Technology of Manliness. Or, the Virile Powers of Superb Manhood, How Developed, How Lost, How Regained«. Dec. 15, 1997, »Technology and American Culture«. Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany (May 20-23, 1997).
  62. »Sexual Dissidence and the Hegemony of ›Heterosexual Knowledge‹«. Conference »The Politics of Knowledge« University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany (Nov. 21-23, 1996).
  63. »Paradigms of ›Male Hysteria‹ in American Turn-of-the-Century Culture«. FU Berlin, Germany, JFKI (Apr. 18, 1996).
  64. »The Discourse of ›Masculinization‹ in the American 1890s: Stephen Crane, Henry James, Charlotte Perkins Gilman«. Postgraduate forum of the German Association of American Studies (DGfA). Universität Dortmund, Germany (Oct. 19-21, 1995).
  65. »New Men –– New Women: Re-Arranging Gender Stereotypes in Contemporary American Culture«. Fall Conference of the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, Berlin, Germany (Nov. 03-05, 1994).
  66. »'Paste the West' Or, How America Was Invented in Kötzschenbroda«. Conference “Europe and Its Worlds”, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, the Netherlands (Oct. 14-19, 2013).

IX. Teaching

 

Lecture Series and Introductory Courses

  1. »Survey of Anglophone Literatures (Focus America)« (KFU Graz) (WS 2017/18) (Syllabus) (Bibliography)
  2. »Introduction to Literary Studies II« (KFU Graz) (Summer Term 2017) (Syllabus) (Bibliography)
  3. »American Film History - A Survey« (KFU Graz) (Summer Term 2017) (Syllabus) (Bibliography)
  4. »American Culture. History and Society« (KFU Graz) (Winter Term 2016/17) (Syllabus)(Bibliography)
  5. »Introduction to Literary Studies II« (KFU Graz) (Summer Term 2016) (Syllabus, Bibliography)
  6. »American Culture: History and Society« (KFU Graz) (Summer Term 2016) (Syllabus) (Bibliography)
  7. »American Culture: History and Society« (KFU Graz) (Winter Term 2015/16) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  8. »Introduction to Literary Studies II« (KFU Graz) (Summer Term 2015) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  9. »Writing America: U.S. Literature from the Colonial Age to Postmodernism« (KFU Graz) (Summer Term 2015) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  10. »Urban and Spatial Theory« (Teaching Unit, Lecture Series »Methods in the Humanities«, Univ. of Graz) (Summer Term 2015) (Bibliography).
  11. »American Culture: History and Society« (KFU Graz) (Winter Term 2014/15) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  12. »Genres/Periods of American Literature ('Sentiment is the Devil': American Literary Naturalism from the 1890s to the 1940s)« (KFU Graz) (Summer Term 2014) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  13. »Survey of American Literary History: Writing America: U.S. Literature from the Colonial Era to Postmodernism« (University of Graz) (Winter Term 2013/14) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  14. »American Culture: History and Society« (University of Graz) (Summer Term 2013) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  15. »Survey of American Literary History: Reading America: U.S. Literature from the Revolution to Postmodernism« (University of Graz) (Summer Term 2013) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  16. »Introduction to Cultural Studies: Theories and Methods« (Univ. of Vienna) (Winter Term 2012/13) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  17. »British and American Cultural Studies: Theories and Methods« (Univ. of Vienna) (Summer Term 2012) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  18. »Writing America: U.S. Literature from the Revolutionary Period to Modernism« (Univ. of Vienna) (Winter Term 2011/12) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  19. »Dr. Strangelove’s America: Literature and the Visual Arts in the Atomic Age« (Univ. of Siegen) (Summer Term 2011) (Syllabus, Bibliography and Filmography).
  20. »Redefining American Film Genres« (Univ. Siegen) (Winter Term 2010/11) (Syllabus, Bibliography, Filmography).
  21. »›The Call of the Wild‹: American Literary Naturalism and Its Other(s)« (Univ. of Siegen) (Summer Term 2010) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  22. »The History of U.S. American Cinema from the Beginnings until Today« (RU Bochum) (Winter Term 2009/10) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  23. »Introduction to Cultural Studies I« (RU Bochum) (Winter Term 2009/10)  (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  24. »Introduction to Cultural Studies II« (RU Bochum) (Winter Term 2009/10) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  25. »Imaginary Americas: Literary Self-Fashioning in the USA from the Revolutionary Era to Modernity (1776-1900)« (Univ. of Siegen) (Summer Term 2006) (Syllabus, General Bibliography, Brown Lecture, Hawthorne Lecture, Whitman Lecture, Howells Lecture).
  26. »Introduction to the Methods and Key Concepts of Literary and Cultural Theory« (FU Berlin, JFKI) (May & June 2005) (Point of View and Literary Space, Stereotyping).

 

Undergraduate Seminars

  1. »The Puritan Mind in Early American Culture« (Teaching Unit, Università Ca‘ Foscari, Italy) (Sept. 2014) (Bibliography).
  2. »The American City from the Colonial Origins to Present-Day Culture« (Teaching Unit, Università Ca‘ Foscari, Italy) (Sept. 2014) (Bibliography).
  3. »›I, Too, Sing America‹: African American Literature from Revolutionary Poetry to Contemporary Black Fiction« (Univ. of Vienna) (Winter Term 2011/12) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  4. »The Gentleman as Tramp: Charlie Chaplin and the Birth of the American Film Comedy« (Univ. of Siegen) (Summer Term 2011) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  5. »Lost in the Funhouse? Postmodern American Literature and Culture« (Univ. of Siegen) (Winter Term 2010/11) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  6. »›The Cinema We Need‹: Canadian Film from the Documentary Tradition to Auteur Cinema« (Univ. of Siegen) (Summer Term 2010) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  7. »›West of Everything‹: The American Frontier in Literature, Film, Painting, and Photography« (RU Bochum) (Winter Term 2009/10) (Syllabus, Bibliography, Pop Quiz).
  8. »Margaret Atwood’s ›Green Dream‹: Ecology and Environmental Imagination in English-Canadian Literature« (RU Bochum) (Winter Term 2009/10) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  9. »Jewish American Literature and Culture« (RU Bochum) (Summer Term 2009) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  10. »›Rewriting White‹: Ethnicity and Cultural Identity from The Birth of a Nation to Legally Blonde« (RU Bochum) (Summer Term 2009) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  11. »Queer America? Gay and Lesbian Identity in U.S. Popular Culture« (RU Bochum) (Summer Term 2009) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  12. »Wham! Blam! American Pop Art and Its Critics« (RU Bochum) (Summer Term 2009) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  13. »›Visions of the Frontier‹: (Re-)Imagining the American West in U.S. Literature and Painting from the Cultural Beginnings to the Early 20th Century« (FU Berlin, JFKI) (Winter Term 2008/09) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  14. »The History of U.S. American Film, 1980 until Today« (FU Berlin, JFKI) (Winter Term 2008/09) (Syllabus, Bibliography, List of U.S. films released since 1989 and box office statistics).
  15. »American Revolutionary Literature – Cultural Identity and Literary Imagination in the United States from 1768 to 1800« (Univ. of Siegen) (Summer Term 2008) (Syllabus, Bibliography, Pop Quiz).
  16. »Murder Mysteries – The Emergence of British Crime Fiction, 1883-1937« (Univ. of Siegen) (Summer Term 2008)  (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  17. »The Old Man and the Gun – Masculinity and Violence in Ernest Hemingway’s Writings« (Univ. of Siegen) (Winter Term 2007/08) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  18. »Lifting the Veil – British Women Novelists in the 19th Century from Jane Austen to George Eliot« (Univ. of Siegen) (Winter Term 2007/08) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  19. »The American Short Story« (Univ. of Siegen) (Summer Term 2007) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  20. »Oscar Wilde, Decadence Culture, and the British Fin de Siècle« (Univ. of Siegen) (Summer Term 2007) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  21. »The Thriller - An American Genre?« (Univ. of Siegen) (Winter Term 2006/07) (Syllabus, Criticism & Film Listings).
  22. »Mythology and Landscape in Native American Fiction« (Univ. of Siegen) (Summer Term 2006) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  23. »›No Greater Threat‹: Paranoid Culture and the American Media from the Kennedy Assassination to 9/11« (Univ. of Siegen) (Summer Term 2006) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  24. »From Pocahontas to Malcolm X: Ethnic American Identity as Folklore and Mainstream Fiction« (FU Berlin, JFKI) (Winter Term 2004/05) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  25. »The City in American Literature and Culture« (FU Berlin, JFKI) (Summer Term 2004) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  26. »Technology and American Culture: From the ›Machine in the Garden‹ to the Digital Age« (FU Berlin, JFKI) (Summer Term 2003) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  27. »The Trouble with Hitchcock: Ambivalenz and Identität in Alfred Hitchcocks amerikanischen Filmen (1940-1963)« (FU Berlin, JFKI) (Winter Term 2002/03) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  28. »Spectacular Bodies: Corporeality and Cultural Identity in the USA« (FU Berlin, JFKI) (Summer Term 2001) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  29. »Moving Performances: Performativity and Identity in U.S. Popular Culture« (FU Berlin, JFKI) (Summer Term 1999) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  30. »Doubles and Doubling« (Seminar at the English Department of UC Irvine, replacing Prof. Erika Greber) (Spring term 1998) (Bibliography).
  31. »Death and the Body« (Co-Teaching with Katarina Stein) (FU Berlin, JFKI) (Winter Term 1997/98) (Bibliography).
  32. »Film as Symbolic Action: America and the Cinema of the 1950s« (FU Berlin, JFKI) (Summer Term 1997) (Bibliography).
  33. »The American Men’s Studies« (FU Berlin, JFKI) (Summer Term 1996) (Bibliography).

 

Graduate Courses

  1. »›Where Dreams Come True‹: Walt Disney and American Identity« (KFU Graz ) (WS 2017/18) (Syllabus)
  2. »Going Viral: American Bestsellers from the 18th Century until Today« (KFU Graz ) (WS 2017/18) (Syllabus)
  3. »›In the Ballpark‹: Sports and American Identity« (KFU Graz ) (Summer Term 2017) (Syllabus) (Bibliography)
  4. »›Just Be Your Self‹: American Fictions of Initiation and Self-Empowerment« (KFU Graz) (Summer Term 2017) (Syllabus)(Bibliography)
  5. »›Spellbound‹: Beginnings and Endings in American Literature and Film« (KFU Graz) (Winter Term 2016/17) (Syllabus)(Bibliography)
  6. »›Scared to Death‹: Stephen King and the American Gothic« (KFU Graz) (Winter Term 2016/17) (Syllabus)(Bibliography)
  7. »›That's All, Folks!‹ The Fascination with Animals in American Literature and Culture from Raggylug to Stuart Little« (KFU Graz) (Summer Term 2016) (Syllabus, Bibliography)
  8. »Liminal Spaces in Anglo-Canadian Literature« (KFU Graz) (Summer Term 2016) (Syllabus, Bibliography)
  9. »Whodunit? Murder Mysteries in American Literature, Film, and Television« (KFU Graz) (Winter Term 2015/16) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  10. »God`s Country: Colonial Encounters between Puritans and Indians« (KFU Graz) (Summer Term 2015) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  11. »Jewish American Literature and Culture« (KFU Graz) (Summer Term 2015) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  12. »Space Oddities: Urbanity, American Identity, and Cultural Exchange« (KFU Graz) (Winter Term 2014/15) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  13. »Noir: American Gangster Films of the 1940s and 50s« (KFU Graz) (WS 2014/15) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  14. »›Surface, Surface, Surface...‹: Postmodernism and American Performance« (KFU Graz) (Summer Term 2014) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  15. »The Literature of Terror: The Roots of American Gothic Fiction« (University of Graz) (Summer Term 2014) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  16. »The Gun and the Iceberg: Ernest Hemingway`s Literary and Cultural Heritage« (University of Graz) (Summer Term 2014) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  17. »›I'll Be Back!‹ The Many Sides of Arnold Schwarzenegger« (University of Graz) (Winter Term 2013/14) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  18. »American Short Fiction from Washington Irving to Stephen King« (University of Graz) (Winter Term 2013/14) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  19. »›If You Can Make It There…‹: New York City in Literature and Film« (University of Graz) (Summer Term 2013) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  20. »›Better Than the Book?‹ Film Adaptations of American Literary Classics« (University of Graz) (Summer Term 2013) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  21. »The City That Never Sleeps: New York as Reality and Cultural Artifact« (Univ. of Vienna) (Winter Term 2012/13) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  22. »›Now a Major Motion Picture‹: Authorship, Accuracy, and Film Adaptations« (Univ. of Vienna) (Summer Term 2012) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  23. »Artistry in Motion: Charlie Chaplin's Comedies in Historical Perspective« (Univ. of Vienna) (Winter Term 2011/12) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  24. »Banned Books: Literary Fiction and the Specter of Censorship« (Univ. of Siegen) (Summer Term 2011) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  25. »›Strike a pose!‹ – Performance Culture and the Constitution of Postmodern Identity« (Univ. of Siegen) (Summer Term 2011) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  26. »›Madman Angels‹ and ›Beautiful Minds‹: American Fictions of Insanity from Edgar Allan Poe to Lady Gaga« (Univ. of Siegen) (Winter Term 2010/11) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  27. »Incurably Romantic? A Genealogy of the Romance Genre from the 18th Century Seduction Novel to the Twilight Saga« (Univ. of Siegen) (Winter Term 2010/11) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  28. »The City in Crisis: Urban Nightmares in U.S. American Literature and Culture« (Univ. of Siegen) (Summer Term 2010) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  29. »Puritans and Indians: Transcultural Encounters and the Making of the Frontier in Colonial America« (Univ. of Siegen) (Summer Term 2010) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  30. »Power and Paranoia: The Literature and Culture of the American Forties« (RU Bochum) (Winter Term 2009/10) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  31. »James Baldwin and the Literary Constitution of Blackness« (RU Bochum) (Summer Term 2009) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  32. »Playing Indian: Constructing Native American Identity in Hollywood Cinema« (RU Bochum) (Summer Term 2009) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  33. »More than Night: The Visual Culture of Noir« (FU Berlin, JFKI) (Winter Term 2008/09) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  34. »›Imps of the Perverse‹: Edgar Allan Poe and the Gothic Tradition« (FU Berlin, JFKI) (Winter Term 2008/09) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  35. »Mere Anarchy? The Films and Short Stories of Woody Allen« (Univ. of Siegen) (Summer Term 2008) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  36. »›The Vision in Our Minds‹ – Modern British Literature and the Challenge of the Imaginary« (Univ. of Siegen) (Summer Term 2008) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  37. »American Sports Idols – From Early Physical Culture to the Super Bowl« (Univ. of Siegen) (Winter Term 2007/08) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  38. »›On Her Majesty’s Secret Service‹ - Cold War Imperialism and the Spectacle of Gender in James Bond Movies and Novels« (Univ. of Siegen) (Winter Term 2007/08) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  39. »American Gothic – The Romance with the Uncanny« (Univ. of Siegen) (Summer Term 2007) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  40. »The Early Hitchcock: The British Years« (Univ. of Siegen) (Summer Term 2007) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  41. »A Multicolored Atlantic: Transcultural Encounters and the Formation of the American Self« (Univ. of Siegen) (Winter Term 2006/07) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  42. »Beneath the American Renaissance: Literature, Painting, and Sensational Culture in the Age of Emerson and Hawthorne« (Block seminar JFKI) (Winter Term 2006/07) (Syllabus, Bibliography, Introduction).
  43. »Gone with the Wind? The South in the American Cultural Imagination« (Univ. of Siegen) (Summer Term 2006) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  44. »Swashbucklers, Brutes, and Muscular Christians: The Remasculinization of American Literature, 1875-1925« (TU Chemnitz) (Winter Term 2005/06) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  45. »The Holocaust in American Art, Part II« (FU Berlin, JFKI) (Summer Term 2005) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  46. »Puritan America? Religious Fundamentalism, Bible Politics, and the Rhetoric of Redemption — 17th Century to Present« (FU Berlin, JFKI) (Winter Term 2004/05) (Syllabus, Bibliography, Pop Quiz).
  47. »American Literary Realism (1865-1945)« (FU Berlin, JFKI) (Winter Term 2004/05) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  48. »Postmodern American Culture: The 1970s and 1980s« (FU Berlin, JFKI) (Summer Term 2004) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  49. »American Cultural Memory: Trauma, Collective Imagery, and the Politics of Remembering« (FU Berlin, JFKI) (Summer Term 2004) (Syllabus, Bibliography).
  50. »American Culture of the Fifties« (FU Berlin, JFKI, substituting Prof. Winfried Fluck, July 2003) (Bibliography).

 

Colloquia

  1. »Master-Research Seminar: The Beloved Ones - America between High Art and Popular Culture« (Univ. of Graz) (WS 2017/18) (Syllabus) (Bibliography)
  2. »Master-Research Seminar: E Pluribus Unum - America & Its Ethnic and Cultural Minorities« (Univ. of Graz) (WS 2016/17) (Syllabus) (Bibliography)
  3. »Master-Research Seminar: Diversity with Unity - Majorities and Minorities in U.S. American Literature and Culture« (Univ. of Graz) (WS 2015/16) (Syllabus)(Bibliography)
  4. »Master Research Seminar (New Developments in American Literary and Cultural Studies)« (Univ. of Graz) (WS 2014/15) (Bibliography).
  5. »Master Research Seminar: New Developments in American Literary and Cultural Studies« (Univ. of Graz) (Winter Term 2013/14) (Bibliography).
  6. »Seminar for Diploma and Master's Students (Literature)« (Univ. of Vienna) (Winter Term 2012/13) (Bibliography - Literary Theory).
  7. »Seminar for Diploma and Master's Students (Cultural and Media Studies)« (Univ. of Vienna) (Winter Term 2012/13) (Bibliography - Cultural Theory).
  8. »Seminar for Diploma Students (Literature)« (Univ. of Vienna) (Summer Term 2012) (Bibliography - Literary Theory).
  9. »Seminar for Diploma Students (Culture)« (Univ. of Vienna) (Summer Term 2012) (Bibliography - Cultural Theory).
  10. »Colloquium for Ph.D. Candidates in English and American Studies (Literature and Culture)« (Univ. of Vienna) (Winter Term 2011/12) (Bibliography - Academic Writing).
  11. »Colloquium for Exam Candidates (M.A., Master, Teacher's Degree)« (Univ. of Siegen) (Summer Term 2011) (Bibliography - Academic Writing).
  12. »Colloquium for Exam Candidates« (Univ. of Siegen) (Summer Semester 2010) (Bibliography - Academic Writing).
  13. »Research Colloquium in North American Literature and Culture« (FU Berlin, JFKI). (Winter Term 2008/09) (Syllabus).
  14. »Colloquium for Exam Candidates in Literary, Cultural, and Media Studies (LCMS-B.A.), Literature, Culture, and Media (LCM-M.A.), and English (GYM/GE/BK)« (Univ. of Siegen) (Summer Term 2008).
  15. »Colloquium for Exam Candidates (LCMS-B.A., LCM-M.A., English-Master, English-Teacher's Degree)« (Univ. of Siegen) (Summer Term 2007).
  16. »Colloquium for Exam Candidates (B.A., M.A., Master, Teacher's Degree)« (Univ. of Siegen) (Summer Term 2006).
  17. »Research Colloquium in North American Literature and Culture« (FU Berlin, JFKI) (Winter Term 2004/05) (Syllabus).
  18. »Research Colloquium in North American Literature and Culture« (FU Berlin, JFKI) (Summer Term 2004) (Syllabus).

X. PowerPoint Presentations (Selection)

  1. »The Puritan Mind in Early American Culture« (Università Ca‘ Foscari, Sept. 2014)
  2. »American Religion & Puritanism« (Pop Quiz) (RU Bochum, Nov. 2009).
  3. »The American Revolution« (Pop Quiz) (Univ. Siegen, Apr. 2008).
  4. »Family and Statehood in Theodore Roosevelt's Writings« (DGfA-Jahreskonferenz, Heidelberg, May 2008).
  5. »James Dean - The Pose of a Rebel« (Konferenz der Atlantischen Akademie in Lambrecht, Oct. 2005).
  6. »Those Eastern Men of the West« (PCA Conference, Albuquerque, Feb. 2007).

XI. Theses Supervised

 

PhD Theses

  1. Cai, Shanshan. »The Postfeminist Dimension of Pearl S. Buck« (since 2015).
  2. Georgi, Sonja. »Countering Cyberspace: Technology, Capitalism, and Urban Dystopia in the  Works of Alejandro Morales, Larissa Lai, and Nalo Hopkinson« (Univ. Siegen) (2008-2010).
  3. Hamscha, Susanne. »The Fiction of America: Performing the Cultural Imaginary in American Literature and Culture« (FU Berlin) (2008-2012).
  4. Iacobescu, Rafaela. »Female Choices of Self-Expression in Contemporary Latino/a Literature and Culture« (KFU Graz) (since 2014).
  5. Kipourou, Ioanna. »Challenging Americannness: Borderland Mobility and Cultural Citizenship in Hispanic American Women's Narratives« (KFU Graz) (since 2014).
  6. Klecok, Gabriele. »Joseph Pilates‘ Concept of ›Contrology‹ and the Culture of Agency« »Pilates’ Ensouled Bodies – Contrology, Agency, and Physical Fitness in the USA« (FU Berlin, KFU Graz) (since 2012).
  7. Lahm, Sarah. »The Simulated City: The North American City as Pop Culture Palimpsest in Fiction, Film, and Television« (KFU Graz) (since 2015).
  8. Meyer, Alexandra. »Reclaiming Age: Discourses of Decline and Women's Narratives of Resistance« (KFU Graz) (2014).
  9. Rader, Mario. »Creating New Worlds in the Shells of the Old: The ‘Anarchist Dispositif’ and the Poetics of Exodus in Contemporary U.S. Literature and Film« (KFU Graz) (since 2014).
  10. Zlof Planisek, Jerneja. »Dysfunctional Families and the American Dream in Mid-20th Century American Drama« (KFU Graz) (since 2014).

 

Excellent M.A., Diploma, and State Examination Theses

  1. Joachim Baars, »Das Hörspiel in den USA zwischen 1930 und 1950: Zur Funktion und Ästhetik des seriellen Radio-Dramas« (FU Berlin) (2005).
  2. Simone Bachofner, »Hollywood Film and the Cultural Memory of the Civil War South: Gone with the Wind, Cold Mountain, and Others« (FU Berlin) (2006).
  3. Kristina Biskup, »(Dis)Continuities of Gender: Femininity in Buffy the Vampire Slayer« (FU Berlin) (2006).
  4. Alessandra Boller, »Power Relations, Identity, and the Non-Normative Body in Contemporary Irish Literature« (Univ. Siegen) (2011).
  5. Jessica Branke, »Language and Identity in Paul Auster’s City of Glass  and the Graphic Novel Adaptation by Paul Karasik and David Mazzucchelli« (Univ. Siegen) (2011).
  6. Nadia Colditz, »›Cavalese‹ und ›Oahu‹: Die transatlantischen und transpazifischen Beziehungen nach Ende des Kalten Krieges im Spiegel zweier Unfälle des US-Militärs« (FU Berlin) (2004).
  7. Christiane Debus,  »The Representation of Trauma: American 9/11 Fiction« (Univ. Siegen) (2011).
  8. Johanna Grünwald, »I Swore I Wouldn't Go Reality"- Authenticity and Humor in Comedic Mockumentaries on Television«. (KFU Graz) (2017).
  9. Birgit Haugg, »Die ›Krise der Männlichkeit‹ im Hollywood-Film der 1990er Jahre: American Beauty und Fight Club. Eine film- und kulturwissenschaftliche Analyse« (FU Berlin) (2008).
  10. Lasse Holler, »Triumph des Traumas: Die USA, ihre Kriege, ihre Helden. Der US-amerikanische Weltkrieg-II-Film, Vietnamfilm und Irakfilm« (FU Berlin) (2009).
  11. Sebastian Husnik, »Religion in U.S. American Slave Narratives« (RU Bochum) (2009).
  12. Katharina Inthal, »Stereotyping Blackness: The Representation of African Americans in Contemporary u.S. Media and Its Impact on Society« (KFU Graz) (2017).
  13. Birte Jeschke, »Globalisierung / Amerikanisierung / McDonaldisierung: Kulturelle Identitäten und Lebensstile in einer globalen Warenwelt« (FU Berlin) (2006).
  14. Friederike Kärcher, »The First Chronological Exhibition of American Art in 1872« (FU Berlin) (2005).
  15. Sabine Lamont, »The Real of an Illusion: Architecture and the Representation of Contemporaneity. Still Learning from Las Vegas« (FU Berlin) (2005).
  16. Ivonne Lienau, »Museumsmarketing und Ausstellungskonzeption am Beispiel des Jüdischen Museums Berlin und des United States Holocaust Memorial Museums in Washington, D.C.« (FU Berlin) (2005).
  17. Lena Oschewsky, »Dem Traum wieder Raum geben? Manifestationen amerikanischer Träume und Alpträume in der Stadt Los Angeles in den neueren Filmen von Wim Wenders« (FU Berlin) (2007).
  18. Susann Park, »Made in America: Das amerikanische Modesystem zwischen Uniformierung und Individualisierung« (FU Berlin) (2005).
  19. Robert Pitterle. »›Surviving the Sixties‹: Das Kino der apokalyptischen Subjektivität« (FU Berlin) (2005).
  20. Daniela Pöder, »Gated Communities: Symptom für einen Verfall der amerikanischen Gesellschaft? Eine kulturwissenschaftliche Betrachtung« (FU Berlin) (2005).
  21. Jie Rong, »Transnational Mulan: A Chinese Legend in U.S. Literature and Culture« (RU Bochum) (2009).
  22. Sara Stefanie Schade, »Discourses of Theatricality and Antitheatricality in 19th Century Popular Culture« (FU Berlin) (2005).
  23. Rebecca Schäfer, »The Fake Monster – Lady Gaga’s Hyper(Real) Performances: (De)Constructing Identity, Gender, and Whiteness« (Univ. Siegen) (2011).
  24. Sabine Schreiter, »Performativity and Postmodernity: Stardom, Body Cult and Ethnic Indeterminacy from the Glamorous Hollywood Star System to New Hollywood« (FU Berlin) (2005).
  25. Lina Tegtmeyer, »Moving Around the Urban Blank – Visual Exclusion and the Relation to the Real in Contemporary Picture Postcards of Urban America« (FU Berlin) (2009).
  26. Alexandra Unrein, »Asien in Hollywood – Hollywood in Asien: Transkulturalität in der Filmbranche in Hollywood, Japan und Hongkong« (FU Berlin) (2005).
  27. Jessica Weisenstein, »›Spectacles of Horror‹: Race und Gender in amerikanischen Werken der Gothic Fiction des 19. Jahrhunderts« (Univ. Siegen) (2011).

 

Excellent B.A. Theses

  1. Kristina Baier, »(Re-)Inventing Time: Theories of Time Travel and Their Fictionalizations« (Univ. Siegen) (2011).
  2. Melina Bangert, »The Construction of Exile in Ernest Hemingway's A Moveable Feast and The Sun Also Rises« (Univ. Siegen) (2007).
  3. Christiane Debus, »Jane Austen in Contemporary British Film and Television« (Univ. Siegen) (2008).
  4. Anja Sabine Di Paolo, »The Animated ›Other‹: Fantasy in Japanese and American Animation Film« (Univ. Siegen) (2010).
  5. Diana Fischer, »›Cobbler, Stick to Thy Last‹: Reviving Urban Neuroticism in Woody Allen’s Whatever Works (2009)« (Univ. Siegen) (2010).
  6. Alexandra Franckh, »›There Is No Place Like Home‹: Belonging and Alterity in Contemporary Arab-American Fiction« (Univ. Siegen) (2010).
  7. Teresa Ginsberg, »The Invention of Otherness: Ethnicity, Transparency and Class in the Female Bildungsroman« (Univ. Siegen) (2011).
  8. Dennis Kogel, »Ideology and Masculinity in the Contemporary ›Superhero‹ Film Genre« (Univ. Siegen) (2010).
  9. Mijo Lee, »Die verpasste Liebe in ausgewählten Filmen von Wong Kar-Wai« (Univ. Siegen) (2008).
  10. Gloria Metz, »›Trying Out,‹ ›Trying On‹: Identity, Queerness, and Consumerism in Sex and the City« (RU Bochum) (2010).
  11. Florian Nölting, »Randa Jarrar’s A Map of Home: Transculturality and Coming of Age in an Arab-American Bildungsroman« (Univ. Siegen) (2010).
  12. Laura Otto, »Vampire Fiction Today – Between Citizen and Alien Other« (RU Bochum) (2009).
  13. Tanja Reiffenrath, »At Borders and Crossroads: Conceptualizing the New Mestiza in Chicana Literature« (Univ. Siegen) (2007/08).
  14. Nadine Rousseau, »Reisesehnsüchte: Die Suche nach Identität und die Einverleibung des Anderen« (Univ. Siegen) (2006).
  15. Iris Schäfer, »Female Spaces in Mainstream Gaming« (Univ. Siegen) (2010).
  16. Julia Schüren, »Dystopian Cities: Multiethnicity as a New Primal Fear in Crash (2004) and Babel (2006)« (Univ. Siegen) (2007).
  17. Benjamin Ryan Ulonska, »Meta-Genre SciFi Horror: Literaturverfilmungen zwischen Gesellschaftskritik und Propaganda« (Univ. Siegen) (2010).
  18. Svena von Itter, »Difficult Encounters – Tomson Highway’s Kiss of the Fur Queen and the Stakes of Transculturation« (Univ. Siegen) (2011).

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