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Dr. Sina Nitzsche

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Kurzbiographie Vita

Sina Nitzsche ist seit Sommersemester 2008 Dozentin und Forscherin im Bereich Amerikanistik am Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik. Sie ist Gründerin des European HipHop Studies Netzwerks und hat über verschiedene Facetten der HipHop-Kultur in Deutschland und den USA publiziert. Sie war Gastdozentin an der Oglethorpe University, der Ben-Gurion University des Negev, der Universität Warschau, an der Südlichen Föderalen Universität Rostov am Don und an der Ruhr-Universität Bochum. Als Kultur-, Bildungs- und Projektmanagerin hat sie außerdem zahlreiche universitäre und kulturelle Veranstaltungen organisiert, wie zum Beispiel die erste Hip-Hop Education Week an der TU Dortmund, die erste Hip-Hop Summer School im Dortmunder U/U_ZWEI, sowie das Filmfestival (Re)imagining Post-Industrial Urbanity: Films of the Ruhr Area an der Wesleyan University. Ihre Kommentare zur HipHop-Kultur sind auf verschiedenen Medienportalen erschienen. Sie ist Mitbegründerin des SpaceCollective, eines interdisziplinären Networks von Nachwuchswissenschaftler*innen mit Interesse an urbanen Raumtheorien und -praktiken. 

Sina Nitzsche has been an instructor and researcher at the American Studies section since summer 2008. As the founder of the European HipHop Studies Network, she has published on various aspects of hip-hop culture in Germany and the US. She was a visiting instructor at the Oglethorpe University, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Warsaw University, at the Southern Federal University Rostov-on-Don, and at the Ruhr University Bochum. As a scholar-educator-manager, she has also organized numerous conferences as well as public educational and cultural events, such as the first Hip-Hop Education Week at TU Dortmund, the first Hip-Hop Summer School at the Dortmunder U Center for Arts and Creativity/U_ZWEI, and the film festival (Re)imagining Post-Industrial Urbanity: Films of the Ruhr Area at Wesleyan University. Her commentaries on hip-hop culture appeared in different media. She is the co-founder and host of the SpaceCollective, an interdisciplinary network of young researchers interested in urban studies research, spatial theory as well as practice, and everything urban.

 

Stipendien und Drittmittelkompetenzen Scholarships and Grant Competences

  • Diversity Grant. TU-Kultur, TU Dortmund, June/July 2017.

  • Conference Grant. Martin-Schmeißer-Foundation, TU Dortmund, December 2016.

  • Conference Grant. German Research Foundation (DFG), US Consulate Düsseldorf, Oxford Music and Letters, Friends of TU Dortmund Association, November 2015.

  • Conference Grant. Friends of TU Dortmund Association, Friends of Ruhr University Bochum, Research School Bochum, October 2014.

  • Conference Grant. Martin-Schmeißer-Foundation, TU Dortmund, September 2013.

  • Teaching Grant. Halle-Foundation, Atlanta. August 2011-May 2012.

  • Conference Grant. Heinrich-Böll-Foundation, Kultur.2010, July 2010.

  • Travel Grant. Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, November 2009.

  • Conference Grant. Salzburg Global Seminar, November 2008.

  • Short Term Research Grant. TU Chemnitz, August 2007.

  • Conference Grant. Rockford College, May 2007.

  • Travel Grant. US Consulate Leipzig, September 2006.

  • DAAD Short Term Grant for Thesis Research (USA). August/September 2005.

Forschungsgebiete Research Interests

Sina Nitzsche specializes in American Cultural and Literary Studies with a particular emphasis on literature and popular culture, urban contexts, and media:

  • Hip Hop Studies

  • Urban Studies and The Bronx

  • Media Studies

  • Visual Culture Studies

 

Forschungsprojekte Research Projects

  • Hip-Hop Education in the United States (post-doc)

  • The Bronx in 20th Century Popular Culture (Dissertation project, finished)

  • Hip-Hop, Space, and Place: The Ruhr (finished)

  • German Public Diplomacy in the United States (finished)

  • Shrinkage in German Popular Music (finished)

  • Queer Spaces (finished)

  • Cold War Cultures in 20th Century American Film (finished)

 

Publikationen Publications

Herausgeberschaften Edited Books 

         reviewed by Ananina, Olga A. Praktiki i Interpretazii. 4.1 (2016): 285-295.

 reviewed by Cox, James. IASPM@Journal  6.1 (2016): 159 - 160.

 

Editorial Work
  • general editor with Walter Grünzweig, Randi Gunzenhäuser, Sibylle Klemm, and Julia Sattler. masteRResearch. Münster: Lit.

 
Artikel Articles
  • Nitzsche, Sina A. "'The ghetto is coming out': Charles Rice-Gonzáles’ Chulito and the Emergence of Queer Puerto Rican Fiction in The Bronx." Space Oddities: Difference and Identity in the American City. Eds. Stefan L. Brandt and Michael Fuchs. Wien, Lit, 2018. 127-145. Print.

  • with Eric C. Erbacher. “Performing the Double Rupture: Kraftklub, Popular Music, and Post-Socialist Urban Identity in Chemnitz, Germany." International Journal of Cultural Studies 20.4 (2017): 437-455. Print.

  • with Eric C. Erbacher. “Performing the Double Rupture: Kraftklub, Popular Music, and Post-Socialist Urban Identity in Chemnitz, Germany." International Journal of Cultural Studies (2016): 1-19. Web.

  • with Rebecca Klütsch and Stefan Schlensag. “Breaking the Panel! Comics as a Medium.” Breaking the Panel! Comics as a Medium. Eds. Rebecca Klütsch, Sina A. Nitzsche, and Stefan Schlensag. Münster: Lit, 2015. 11-18. Print.

  • Nitzsche, Sina A. "The Rural Jostling the Urban: Photographing Spuyten Duyvil in Berenice Abbott's Changing New York." Rural America. Eds. Antje Kley and Heike Paul. Heidelberg: Winter, 2015. 425-445. Print.

  • Nitzsche, Sina A. "Hip-Hop in Europe as a Transnational Phenomenon: An Introduction." Hip-Hop in Europe: Cultural Identities and Transnational Flows. Eds. Sina Nitzsche and Walter Grünzweig. Münster: Lit, 2013. 3-34. Print.

  • Nitzsche, Sina A. "Hip-Hop Culture as a Medial Contact Space: Local Encounters and Global Appropriations of Wild Style." Contact Spaces of American Culture: Globalizing Local Phenomena. Eds. Petra Eckhard, Klaus Rieser, and Silvia Schultermandl. Wien: LIT, 2012. 173-188. Print.

  • Nitzsche, Sina A. "'The Tube is Flickering Now': Aesthetics of Authenticity in Good Night, and Good Luck." COPAS Vol. 8. (2007). Web.

 

Rezensionen Reviews
  • Nitzsche, Sina. "Rezension zu Eva Kimminich, Michael Rappe, Heinz Geuen, Stefan Pfänder: Express Yourself!: Europas kulturelle Kreativität zwischen Markt und Underground."  Lied und populäre Kultur/Song and Popular Culture: Jahrbuch des Deutschen Volksliedarchivs. Vol. 54 (2009): 347-350. Print.

 

In den Medien und Interviews Media Appearances and Interviews
  • Rudolph, Kriss. "'Du Schwuchtel wirst hier ausradiert' [Homophobie im Rap]." Die Mannschaft, Oktober 2018: 36-40. Print.

  • Lührs, Julia. "HipHop an der Uni." WDR 5 Neugier genügt - Redezeit. 17 August 2018. Web.

  • Intelmann, Peter. "Hartes für Mittelschichtsohren." Hannoversche Allgemeine, 8 August 2018. Print.

  • Intelmann, Peter. "Hartes für Mittelschichtsohren." Lübecker Nachrichten, 4 August 2018. Web.

  • Arndt, Isabelle. "Und Frauen feiern das auch noch." Südkurier. 14 Juli 2018. Print.

  • Gruber, Tabea. "HipHop Dortmund Style." Kurt (June 2018): 30-33.

  • Hensen, Lea. "HipHop als Wissenschaft." Rheinische Post, 9 June 2018. Print/Web.

  • "Each One Teach One." Coolibri (May 2018): 17. Print/Web.

  • "Was Gangsta-Rap darf." ZDFtivi Logo, 22 April 2018. Web/TV.

  • "Erniedrigung als System: Gangster-Rap in der Kritik." Zeit Online, 19 April 2018. Print/Web.

  • "Rapper Kendrick Lamar bekommt Pulitzer-Preis." Radio Bremen, 17 April 2018. Radio.

  • “HipHop Scholars.” Juice 177 (November/December 2016): 62-63. Print.

  • "HipHop spricht zu allen." Bodo (October 2016): 38-41. Print.

  • “Pop & Politik-Spezial zur US-Wahl.“ 1LIVE, July 2016. Radio.

  • "Politischer Rap in Deutschland." Eldoradio, 14 January 2016. Radio.

  • "Die Diplomatie des Pop." Mundo 23. (2015): 53-57. Web.

  • "HipHop in Europa." Eldoradio, 17 December 2013. Web.

  • “Sina Nitzsche.” Slovo 21 (2013): 11-16. Web.

  • “Uns umgebende Sagen, uh, Bergen verwegene Fragen.” FAZ, 22 June 2011. Print.

  • "HipHop kommt immer mehr an." WAZ, 12 March 2010. Web.

  • “HipHop im Ruhrgebiet.” Journal am Vormittag, Deutschlandradio Kultur, 24 February 2010. Radio.

 

Andere Veröffentlichungen Other Publications
  • Nitzsche, Sina A. "Poetic Pilgrimage." Africa Positive 65 (2017): 48. Print.

  • Mitchell, Tony. "HipHop und die Aborigines: Die moderne Corroboree." Transl. Sina Nitzsche, Frizzi Seltmann und Stefan Meier. HipHop meets Academia: Globale Spuren eines lokalen Kulturphänomens. Hgs. Karin Bock, Stefan Meier, Gunter Süß. Bielefeld: Transcript, 2007.

  • Nitzsche, Sina. Strategies and Programs for the Cultural Representation of Germany in the US: The Goethe Institutes New York and Washington. Unveröffentlichte Magisterarbeit an der TU Chemnitz, Anglistik/Amerikanistik, Betreuer: Prof. Dr. Hans Kastendiek, 2005.

 

Vorträge Presentations

Konferenzvorträge Conference Presentations
  • "'It Was the Neighborhood that Changed, Not Me': Re-Imagining the South Bronx as a Space of Learning in Finding Forrester (2000)." ASA 2017: Pedagogies of Dissent. Chicago, United States, 10 November 2017.

  • with Terence Kumpf. “Reading Hip-Hop as Literature: Transcultural Storytelling in the Ruhr.” Welt erlesen: Interkulturalität und Literatur(wissenschaft). TU Dortmund, 19 February 2016.

  • with Tazalika te Reh. “Destabilizing Cultural Studies: A Dialogue on Discomfort, Teaching, and the Power of the Racial in American Studies.” Who Can Speak and Who Is Heard/Hurt? Ethnic Diversity, ‘Race’ and Racism in American Studies in Germany. Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, Germany, 19 January 2016.

  • “Expanding the Cipher: Remixing Urban Change and Hip-Hop Education in Germany’s Ruhr Area.” Remixing the Art of Social Change: WBL's Annual Hip-Hop Teach-In. The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts. Washington D.C., United States, 13 November 2015.

  • "Ghetto Going Gay: Inter-Ethnic Romance and Coming-Out Narratives in Contemporary Jewish American and Puerto Rican Fiction." 41th AAAS Conference "Space Oddities: Urbanity, American Identity, and Cultural Exchange.” Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, Austria, 21-23 Nov. 2014.

  • "Hip-Hop [Studies] in Europe: Challenges and Possibilities of an Emerging Field.” Swedish Hip-Hop Network Meeting. University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 28 November 2013.

  • "Rap on the Ruhr: Urban Decline and the Poetics of Empowerment." Hip-Hop as Social and Political Empowerment. Schloß Herrenhausen, Hannover, Germany, 14 September 2013.

  • with Eric C. Erbacher. "This Marx the Karl: Popular Music as a Catalyst for Social Innovation in Chemnitz, Germany." Poeticizing the Urban Apparatus: Scenes of Innovation. Center for Social Innovation, New York City, United States, 15 August 2013.

  • "The Urban Jostling the Rural: Photographing the Countryside in Berenice Abbott's Changing New York." Rural America - 60th Annual Conference of the German Association of American Studies (DGfA-Tagung). Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, 31 May 2013.

  • “Hip-Hop as a Transnational Phenomenon: Possibilities and Pitfalls of Hip-Hop Studies”. Show and Prove 2012: The Tensions, Contradictions, and Possibilities of Hip-Hop Studies. New York University, New York City, United States, 31 March 2012.

  • “'Slavery’s Consequences Still Affect Us': Reading Sister Souljah’s No Disrespect (1994) as a Contemporary Slave Narrative”. 75th Anniversary of the College Lanuage Association (CLA). Atlanta, United States, 30 March 2012.

  • “Rust Styles: Popular Culture in the Shrinking Metropolis.” 1st Gobal Conference on Urban Popcultures. Prague, Czech Republic, 8-10 March 2011.

  • "Escape and Evade: Urban Discourses in Bronx Primitive (1982) and Gloria (1980)." 8th Annual Conference Literature in Dialogue of Cultures. Southern Federal University Rostov on Don, Russia, 2-3 October 2010.

  • "HipHop im Revier: Zur Einführung." (mit Jörg-Uwe Nieland) HipHop im Revier. TU Dortmund, 2-3 July 2010.

  • "The Street as a Contact Zone in Hip-Hop." Contact Spaces of American Culture: Localizing Global Phenomena. Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, Austria, 22-25 October 2009.

  • "Selling the Bronx: Urban Commodification at the Beginning of the 21st Century." Dokkol: Das DoktorandInnenkolloquium der Fakultät Kulturwissenschaften. TU Dortmund, Germany, 11-12 July 2009.

  • "'Do Not Give Way To Gentrification!': Visual Memory, Nostalgia and Authenticity in Lisa Kahane's Do Not Give Way to Evil: Photographs of the South Bronx, 1979-1987 (2008)." Bond 2009! The BOchum and DortmuND Dissertation Colloquium. TU Dortmund, 30-31 January 2009.

  • "Das Ende der Rauchzeichen: De-Industrialisierung, Erinnerung und Chemnitzer Stadtfotografie." Industrialisierung - Industriekultur - Deindustrialisierung. Industriemuseum Chemnitz, Germany, 24 October 2008.

  • "Bronx Pix! The Changing Iconography of a New York Borough." PGF, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, 03 November 2007.

  • "James Bond Saved the World in Karl-Marx-Stadt! Teaching Cold War Cultures from an Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Perspective." Workshop Anglisitische Hochschuldidaktik, U Bielefeld, 05 October 2007.

  • "Wild Style and the Politics of Space." PGF, TU Chemnitz, 03-05 November 2006.

 
(Gast)Vorträge (Auswahl) (Guest) Lectures (selection)
  • "Teaching the Early Republic: Charlotte Temple, A Tale of Truth (1794), the Sentimental Novel, and Domestic Femininity." Ruhr-Universität Bochum, 6 November 2017.

  • “[W]Rap The Hijab. Hip-Hop Education in the EFL Classroom.” Guest Lecture in the Seminar Using Music in the ELF Classroom, Instructor: Paul Berge, TU Dortmund, 20 June 2017.

  • with Ann-Kristin Hensen. “The Melodramatic Body: Dallas, Fans, and Feminity.” Guest Lecture in the Intensive Seminar Body Genres, Instructors: Sandra Danneil and Prof. Dr. Randi Gunzenhäuser, TU Dortmund, Germany, 9 December 2015.

  • "Queer Spaces in German and American Culture." Guest Lecture in the Intensive Seminar City through the Media, Instructors: Sandra Danneil and Prof. Dr. Randi Gunzenhäuser, TU Dortmund, 5 November 2014.

  • "'Will we forget what happened?': Street Photography and Cultural Memory in Mel Rosenthal’s In the South Bronx of America (2000)" Guest Lecture in the Seminar American Photography, Instructor: Eric Erbacher, WWU Münster, 15 January 2014.

  • "Fort Apache: The Bronx (1980) as Cinema of Decline." Joined Guest Lecture Organized by Andrzej Antoszek at John Paul II Catholic University Lublin and Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin, Poland, 23 March 2013.

  • "’It’s a Fort in Hostile Territory. You Understand?’: Fort Apache: The Bronx (1980) and the Decline of New York City.” Guest Lecture in the BA and MA Seminars New York and Its People, Instructor: Prof. Ewa Hauser, American Studies Center at University Warsaw, Poland, 21 March 2013.

  • “Space – City – Country: Keywords in American Cultural Studies.” Guest Lecture in the Seminar Keywords in American Cultural Studies, Instructor: Dr. Karolina Krasuska, American Studies Center at University Warsaw, Poland, 19 March 2013.

  • “Research in American Studies: Theory and Practice.” Guest Lecture in the Seminar Aspects of American Literary Culture, Instructor: Dr. Tomasz Basiuk, American Studies Center at University Warsaw, Poland, 19 March 2013.

  • “Street Art and Graffiti as Humorous Urban Practices.” Guest Lecture in the Intensive Seminar Humor – The Funny Side of America, Instructors: Sandra Danneil and Prof. Dr. Randi Gunzenhäuser, TU Dortmund, 7 November 2012.

  • “Reading the City: Homi Bhabha’s Third Space (1994).” Guest Presentation in the Research Seminar The City in Theory and Literature, Instructor: Prof. Dr. Kornelia Freitag, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, 6 November 2012.

  • “Beats, Bahn, und Bambaataa: Transnational Flows of German Hip-Hop into the United States.” Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, United States, 24 April 2012.

  • "Making Sense of Hip-Hop: Cultural Studies in the Philology Classroom." Guest Lecture in the Seminar 20th Century Literature, Instructor: Dr. Olga Dschumailo, Southern Federal University Rostov on Don, Russia, 27 September 2010.

  • "'miss them days': Youtubing the Bronx." Guest Lecture in the Seminar Contemporary Discussions of Literature and Language I, Instructor: Prof. Dr. Mark Gelber, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, 20 April 2009.

  • "Filling the Void of Meaning: Deindustrialisierung und Moderne in Chemnitz." Guest Lecture at the Center of German Studies, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, 19 April 2009.

  • "The Body And/In Space: Hip-Hop." Lecture in the Intensive Seminar Media and the Body, Instructor: Prof. Dr. Randi Gunzenhäuser, TU Dortmund, 21 May 2008.

  • "What’s so Modern About It? Ambivalente Stadtrepräsentationen im Amerika der 1930er Jahre." Guest Lecture in the Seminar Modernism, Instructor: Dr. Anna-Christina Giovanopoulos, TU Chemnitz, 22 January 2008.

  • "Momente des Wandels in der Ikonographie der New Yorker Bronx." Guest Lecture in the Seminar Bilder aus der Neuen Welt, Instructor: Prof. Dr. Evelyne Keitel, TU Chemnitz, 24 October 2007.

 
Moderationen Moderations
  • Organization of Panel "Pedagogies of Decline." ASA 2017: Pedagogies of Dissent. Chicago, United States, 10 November 2017.

  • Panel at Afro Tech Conference and Festival. HKMV at Dortmunder U, 21 October 2017.

  • Panel at Intersections of Whiteness. Ruhr-University Bochum, 13 January 2017.

  • Panel. “Where You’re At.” ‘It Ain’t Where You’re From, It’s Where You’re At’: International Hip Hop Studies Conference. Wolfson and St. John’s College, University of Cambridge, 24 June 2016.

  • Panel “Whose World is This?: Hip-Hop’s Global Impact on Education and Youth Engagement.” Trinity International Hip-Hop Festival. Trinity College, Hartford, United States, 7 April 2016.

  • Panel "Queer(ing) Spaces." with Eric Erbacher. 41th AAAS Conference "Space Oddities: Urbanity, American Identity, and Cultural Exchange.” Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, Austria, 21-23 Nov. 2014.

  • Panel "Visualizing Katrina: Fiction." After the Storm: The Cultural Politics of Hurricane Katrina. Bochum, 6 December 2013.

  • Panel "Looking to Looking to Ancestors, Autobiography and Memoir for Post-Colonial and Political Insight.” 75th Anniversary of the College Lanuage Association (CLA). Atlanta, United States, 30 March 2012.

Podiumsdiskussionen (als Diskutantin) Panel Discussions (Invited Speaker)
  • "Publikumsabend: Dortmunder Initiativen zwischen Campus und City." Stadtgespräche: Universitätsstädte, Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Dortmund, 22 November 2018.

  • "Critical Hip-Hop Pedagogy." (Des-)Orientierungen Populärer Musik: 28. Arbeitstagung der Gesellschaft für Popularmusikforschung, Oldenburg, 16 November 2018.

  • “Picturing the Bronx on Film.” City Museum of New York, New York City, USA, 21 September 2016.

  • “Diskriminierung im HipHop.” Hannover, Germany, 4 June 2016.

 

Konferenzorganisationen Conference Organizations

Wissenschaftliche Konferenzen Academic Conferences

Graduiertenkonferenzen Graduate Conferences
  • with Anna Bongers, Sandra Danneil, Laura Korzumdieke, Anna Krüger, and Martin Stöckmann. "2018 Ruhr PhD Forum in American Studies." Ruhr-Universität Bochum/Universität Duisburg-Essen. 26-27 January 2018.

  • with Anna Bongers, Sandra Danneil, Laura Korzumdieke, Anna Krüger, and Courtney Moffett-Bateau. "2017 Ruhr PhD Forum in American Studies." TU Dortmund/Universität Duisburg-Essen. 27-28 January 2017.

  • with Anna Bongers, Sandra Danneil, Dietmar Meinl, and Courtney Moffett-Bateau. "2016 Ruhr PhD Forum in American Studies." Ruhr-Universität Bochum/TU Dortmund. 29-30 January 2016.

  • with Anna Bongers, Sandra Danneil, Dietmar Meinl, Stephanie Nowitzki, and Alexia Schemien. "2015 Ruhr PhD Forum in American Studies." Ruhr-Universität Bochum/Universität Duisburg-Essen. 22-24 January 2015.

  • with Sandra Danneil, Elena Furlanetto, Evangelia Kindinger, Alexia Schemien, and Heike Steinhoff. "2014 Ruhr PhD Forum in American Studies." TU Dortmund/University Duisburg-Essen. 24-25 January 2014.

  • with Elisa Edwards, Heike Steinhoff, Alexia Schemien, and Sandra Danneil. "2013 Ruhr PhD Forum in American Studies." Ruhr-Universität Bochum/TU Dortmund. 18-19 January 2013.

  • with Elisa Edwards née Schweinfurth, Heike Steinhoff, and Ariane Theis. "Bond 2011! The BOchum DortmuND Dissertation Colloquium." Ruhr-Universität Bochum/TU Dortmund. 28-29 January 2011.

  • with Elisa Schweinfurt, Dennis Mischke, Heike Steinhoff, and Ariane Theis. "Bond 2010! The BOchum DortmuND Dissertation Colloquium." Ruhr-Universität Bochum/TU Dortmund. 29-30 January 2010.

  • with Elisa Schweinfurt, Heike Steinhoff, and Ariane Theis. "Bond 2009! The BOchum DortmuND Dissertation Colloquium." Ruhr-Universität Bochum/TU Dortmund. 30-31 January 2009.

 

Lehrveranstaltungen Courses

Hauptseminare Graduate Seminars
  • Notes from the New World: Literature and Culture of Colonial America. WS 2018/19, TU Dortmund.

  • Global Bounce: Hip-Hop Studies in the 21st Century. SS 2018, TU Dortmund.

  • The Fifth Element: Hip-Hop Knowledge Inside and Outside of the American Studies Classroom. SS 2017, TU Dortmund.

  • Imagining Young America: The Early Republic in Literature, Culture, and Art. SS 2017, TU Dortmund.

  • Mapping HipHop Culture in Germany: The Ruhr. SS 2016, TU Dortmund.

  • Songs of Herself: American Romanticism and Women's Writing. SS 2015, TU Dortmund.

  • Bubbles, Crunches, Crashes: Cultural Representations of the Economic Crisis. SS 2014, TU Dortmund.

  • Dallas: Watching TV in Contemporary American Culture. WS 2013/14, TU Dortmund.

  • Realism, Naturalism, Premodernism: Late 19th Century Literature, Culture, and Media. SS 2013, TU Dortmund.

  • Wendezeichen: German Literature and Culture after the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Fall 2012, Oglethorpe University.

 

Proseminare Undergraduate Seminars
  • "This is America": A Cultural History of Hip-Hop. WS 2018/19, Ruhr-University Bochum.

  • Cowboys and Indians - Made in Germany. (Intensive Seminar with Walter Grünzweig, Randi Gunzenhäuser et al.) SS 2018, TU Dortmund.

  • Irony, Intertextuality, Intermediality: Postmodern American Literature. WS 20178/18, Ruhr-University Bochum.

  • Sonic Weapons: Music and Cultural Diplomacy in a Transnational Context. (with Mario Dunkel) SS 2015, TU Dortmund.

  • German Culture in the United States: Identities, Representations, and Politics. Spring 2012, Oglethorpe University.

  • Shrinking Spaces: De-Industrialization in American and German Literature and Popular Culture. SS 2011, TU Dortmund.

  • “It’s All About the Benjamins”: Economies of Hip-Hop. SS 2010, TU Dortmund.

  • So Much Depends on Fragmentation: Literary Modernism and Visual Culture. WS 2009/10, TU Dortmund.

  • Creative Spaces 2010: A Metropolis in the Making? (Intensivseminar with Walter Grünzweig et al.) WS 2009/10, TU Dortmund.

  • Representing Urban Space: Intermediality and The Bronx. SS 2008, TU Dortmund.

  • Hot Off the Presses! British Fiction of the 21st Century. WS 2007/2008, TU Chemnitz.

  • Cold War Cultures: A Comparative Perspective. SS 2007, TU Chemnitz.

  • Screening the City: London and New York. WS 2006/07, TU Chemnitz

  • The Red Scare Goes Big Screen: The Representation of Cold War in Hollywood Cinema. SS 2006, TU Chemnitz.

 

Einführungen Introductions
  • Introduction to American Literary and Cultural Studies. WS 2017/18, TU Dortmund.

  • Introduction to American Literary and Cultural Studies. WS 2016/17, TU Dortmund.

  • Introduction to American Literary and Cultural Studies. WS 2015/16, TU Dortmund.

  • Introduction to American Literary and Cultural Studies. WS 2014/15, TU Dortmund.

  • Introduction to American Literary and Cultural Studies. WS 2012/13, TU Dortmund.

  • Introduction to American Literary History. SS 2011, TU Dortmund.

  • Einführung in die Angewandten Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaften. (mit Ute Gerhard) WS 2010/11, TU Dortmund.

  • Introduction to American Literary History. SS 2010, TU Dortmund.

  • Einführung in die Angewandten Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaften. (mit Ute Gerhard) WS 2009/2010, TU Dortmund.

  • Introduction to American Literary History. SS 2009, TU Dortmund.

  • Einführung in die Angewandten Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaften. (mit Ute Gerhard) WS 2008/2009, TU Dortmund.

 

Tutorien/Übungen Tutorials
  • From Rananchqua to All-America City: The Bronx in U.S. History and Culture. WS 2014/15. Ruhr-University Bochum.

  • Tutorium zum PS Hip-Hop I, SS 2005. Leitung: Dr. Gunter Süß, TU Chemnitz.