Seminar für Englische Philologie

Marleen Knipping, M.A.




Research Interests


  • Media Sociology and Media History
  • Critical Literary and Media Theory
  • 20th- and 21st-Century American Literature
  • Television and Media Studies
  • Diaspora Literature
  • African-American Studies




Current Project (PhD)
Writing the Region in the 21st Century: Literary Communities in the Midwest




University Education and Degrees

10/2013 - PresentPh.D. Studies in American Studies, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
10/2011-10/2013Graduate Studies (M.A.) in American Studies and English (Anglophone Literature and Culture), Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
10/2007-04/2011Undergraduate Studies (B.A.) in American Studies and Economics, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen



Academic Employment

10/2013 - PresentWissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin/Research Assistant and Lecturer in American Studies, Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen
12/2010-09/2013Student Assistant, Tutor, and Lecturer in American Studies, Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen
07/2010-02/2011Student Assistant at Development Economics and International Economics, Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen


Scholarship

08/2014-09/2014Fulbright American Studies Institute "Continuing Influence of the 1930s in the U.S." (San Francisco State University)




Teaching

Current Courses


  • Writing the Region in Scotland and the U.S.: Poetry from the Eighteenth to the Twenty-First Century (Edinburgh Summer School, SoSe 17)



Past Courses


  • The Place of Poetry/The Poetry of Place (WS 16/17)
  • Advanced Cultural History and Rhetoric: U.S. Presidential Elections (SoSe 16)
  • Introducing Critical Theory II: Approaches and Methods in Media Studies (WS 15/16)
  • Cultural History and Rhetoric: American News Media and Politics (SoSe 15)
  • Introduction to Film and Media Analysis (WS 14/15)
  • Introducing Critical Theory II: Approaches and Methods in Media Studies (WS 14/15)
  • Television Comedy: The American Sitcom (PS, SoSe 14)
  • Introduction to American Cultural History I (SoSe 14)
  • Introduction to Film and Media Analysis (WS 13/14)
  • Introduction to American Cultural History I (WS 13/14)
  • Directed Reading Course “One Modernity, Many Modernisms: U.S. Literature from the Armory Show to the Second World War” (WS 12/13)
  • Tutorial for “Introducing Critical Theory I: Approaches in Literary and Cultural Studies (SoSe 13)”
  • Tutorial for “Introducing Critical Theory II: Approaches and Methods in Media Studies (WS 12/13)
  • Workshops on “Scholarly Writing and Composition (WS 11/12; SoSe 12)