Research Colloquium: Current Projects in American Studies
- July 12, 2017
(University of Osijek, Croatia)
"Stereotypes in American (Popular) Literature."
- June 21, 2017
(University of Mainz)
"Absorbing the Machine: Hart Crane's Technologic of Metaphor and Poetic Form"
- June 14, 2017
(Research Fellow, University of Goettingen / Jilin University, Changchun, China)
"Transnational Plastic Music: The Social and Environmental Life of Waste from the Music Industry"
- April 26, 2017
(Universität Erlengen Nürnberg)
"Emptied Conservatism: Media Staging and Populist Political Rhetoric in Donald J. Trump's 2016 U.S. Presidential Campaign"
- November 16, 2016
"Confined, yet Escaping: Morphinism and Separate Spheres Ideology in Victorian Women's Self-Portrayals"
- November 9, 2016
"Zyklographie der Dinge"
- Mai 11, 2016
(University of Oxford)
"The Place of Anti-Semitism in Ezra Pound's Cultural Vision"
- February 3, 2016
"Productively Failing to Accelerate: Alternate Visions in 1920s American Prose"
- January 27, 2016
"Presenting Art, Preserving Value: The American Art Museum and Capitalism in the 21st Century"
- January 8, 2013
"Flying by Foot: The ‚Air Jordan’ Television Commercials of the 1990s and the Fetishization of Basketball Materiality"
- December 18, 2012
"Aesthetic Aspects of Seriality in Alternative Graphic Narratives (Bechdel, Lutes, Ware)"
- December 4, 2012
"Narrating Urban Change: Media and the Gentrification of New York and Los Angeles."
- July 17, 2012
"Rethinking Kinship: Interraciality & Family in Contemporary Life Writing"
- May 22, 2012
"'Events Occur in Real Time': 24's Split Screen as Diagram of Time"
- May 15, 2012
"Literary Spinoffs: Rewriting the Canon, Revisiting the Nineteenth Century"
- January 31, 2012
Dr. Marcel Hartwig
"The Failure of Imagination? -- Popular Cultural Premediations and Representations of Pearl Harbor and 9/11"
- November 22, 2011
Dr. Michaela Wünsch
"Wiederholung und Serialität in Fernsehen und Psychoanalyse"
- May 31, 2011
Dr. Johannes Völz
"Slavery and the Aesthetics of Security in Harriet Jacobs' Incidents and Harriet Beecher Stowe's Dred"
- December 20, 2010
Susanne Leikam, M.A.
"'The Return to the Frontier': Framing Turn-of-the-Century Earthquake Ruins in California"
- June 22, 2010
Florian Groß, M.A.
"Conspicuously Creative: Post-Network Television Series"