Publications and Talks

Publications

Monographs

Media, Surveillance and Affect: Narrating Feeling-States London: Routledge, 2019.

Making the British Muslim: Representations of the Rushdie Affair and Figures of the War-On-Terror Decade Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan,  2014.

Co-edited Volumes

with Barbara Korte, Simon Wendt (eds.) Heroism as a Phenomenon in Global Popular Culture. London: Routledge, 2019.

with Cornelia Brink, Ralf von den Hoff (eds.) Helden müssen sterben. Würzburg: Ergon, 2019.

with Monika Fludernik, Julia Steiner (eds and introd.) Faktuales und fiktionales Erzählen aus interdisziplinärer Perspektive. Würzburg: Ergon, 2015.

with Andreas Langenohl, Johannes Scheu, Doris Schweitzer, Kacper Szulecki (eds. and introd.)  Rethinking Order. Idioms of Stability and De-Stabilization. Bielefeld: transcript / University of Chicago Press, 2015.

Articles / Book Chapters

“Permeable Boundaries: Daniel Defoe’s A Journal of the Plague Year (1722) and Jurij M. Lotman’s Semiosphere”, Anglia 137.1, 2019, 70-83. DOI: 10.1515/ang-2019-0005

with Hardt, Maria-Xenia. “One Hero Fits All? Cultural Translations in Doctor Strange (2016) as ‘Global Hero’ Movie” in Korte, Barbara / Simon Wendt / Nicole Falkenhayner (eds.) Heroism as a Phenomenon in Global Popular Culture. London: Routledge, 2019, pp. 81-98.

“No ‘Insoreckshan’ in the Global City: Representations of London Rioting, 1981 and 2011” in Knebel Doeberitz, Oliver von and Ralph Schneider (eds.). London post-2010 in British Literature and Culture. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2017, pp. 19-38.

“Tödliches Zu-Sehen-Geben: Sichtbarkeit und Deutungsmacht am Beispiel des Mordes an Lee Rigby” in Thomas, Tanja / Lina Brink / Elke Grittmann / Kaya de Wolff (Hgg.). Anerkennung und Sichtbarkeit. Perspektiven für eine kritische Medienkulturforschung. Bielefeld: transcript, 2017, pp. 203-218.

“CCTV beyond Surveillance. The Cultural Relevance of the Surveillance Camera and Its Images in Contemporary Britain”. Journal for the Study of British Cultures 23.2, 2016, 157-168.

“Heroes in / against the Machine: Performing the Friction of Database and Narrative”. helden.heroes.héros 4.1 (2016) 103-109 DOI: 10.6094/helden.heroes.heros./2016/01/10

“An Unlikely Hero for the War-on-Terror Decade: Patrick Neate’s City of Tiny Lights (2005)” in Korte, Barbara and Stefanie Lethbridge (eds.) Heroes and Heroism in British Fiction since 1800. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, pp. 152-167.

“After Identity: Hanif Kureishi and the Backlash against Multiculturalism” in Ehland, Christoph; Mindt, Ilka and Merle Tönnies (eds.) Anglistentag Paderborn 2015 Proceedings. Trier: WVT, 2016, pp.147-157.

“Surveillance and Social Memory. Remembering Princess Diana with CCTV”. Humanities 5.3 (2016) 73 DOI:10.3390/h5030073

“The English Ruin(ed). An Idiom of Victorian Aesthetics” in Falkenhayner, Nicole et al. (eds.) Rethinking Order.  Bielefeld: transcript, 2015, pp. 183-202.

“Das Medienereignis der Rushdie-Affäre als Beispiel für Zuschreibungsakte in kulturalisierten Konfliktdebatten um den Islam in Europa” in Kirsch, Thomas et al. (Hgg.) Religion als Prozess. Begriffe – Zuschreibungen – Leitmotive – Grenzen. Würzburg: Verlag Ferdinand Schöningh, 2015, pp.77-89.

with Schöneck, Annette. “David Grossmans Aus der Zeit Fallen: Vielstimmige Trauererzählung zwischen persönlichem und politischem Trauma” in Aurnhammer, Achim and Thorsten Fitzon (Hgg.). Lyrische Trauernarrative. Erzählte Verlusterfahrung in autofiktionalen Gedichtzyklen. Würzburg: Ergon, 2015, pp.319-338.

“Dissimilation. Wissen um britische Muslime in der War-On-Terror-Dekade” in Ezli, Özkan et al. (Hgg.). Die Integrationsdebatte zwischen Assimilation und Diversität Bielefeld: transcript, 2013, pp.331-360.

“The Other Rupture of 1989: The Rushdie Affair as the Inaugural Event of Post-Secular Conflict”. Global Society, 24, 1 (2010), 111-132.

“Robert Crawshaw’s ‘Das Dazwischen Übersetzen'”. Proceedings of the conference Translating Society – a Commentator’s Conference, 2009. http://www.translating-society.de/conference/papers/4/

“Identity in Joy Kogawa’s Obasan and Sky Lee’s Disappearing Moon Café: Narrative Strategies in the Re-Negotiation of Self, Ethnicity and Nation”. KOPS Konstanzer Online-Publikations-System. http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:352-opus-40575 (2005).

Encyclopedia Entries

Lemma “Cultural Studies”, The SAGE Encyclopedia of  Surveillance, Security and Privacy, ed. Arrigo, Bruce A., 2018

Reviews

Andrew Demshuk: The Lost German East In: Crossings: Journal of Migration and Culture. Vol.4 No.1 (2013)
Kenan Malik: From Fatwa to Jihad: The Rushdie Affair And Its Legacy. In: JSBC Vol.16 No.2 (2009)

Miscelleaneous

“Burning books in baggy pants”. INDES, 1 (2014), 70-74

“Slush Puppy und Grün auf Schwarz: Eine Kindheit in den frühen Achtzigern”. Billhardt, Jan (ed.) Und Alles Danach,.Hamburg: mta, 2001, S. 125-131.

“Kein Herz für Kenny: South Park” Hamburger Abendblatt Nr. 83, 10.04. 1999, S. 8.

Selected Talks

  • ‘Return of the Feminist Killjoy’, Ringvorlesung ‘Spielverderber’, FB Literaturwissenschaft, Konstanz (Germany), Juni 2019.
  • ‘Idiome des Zukünftigen’, Jahrestagung des DFG Schwerpunktprogramms Ästhetische Eigenzeiten, Herchen (Germany), May 2019.
  • ‘Media, Surveillance and Affect’, international Workshop ‘Surveillance: Fictions and Emotions’, Center for Cultural Research (ZfL) Berlin (Germany) January 2019.
  • ‘”What does it feel like to be the hero?” Affect and the Heroic in Horizon Zero Dawn (2017) and Detroit: become Human (2018)’, international Workshop ‘The Heroic, Media and Affect’, Freiburg (Germany), December 2018.
  • The Ship Who Sang: Thinking Feminism and the Posthuman Together?’, Deutscher Anglistentag 2018, Bonn (Germany), September 2018.
  • ‘Sensing the Future? Post-Apocalyptic Hope in the Open World Game Horizon Zero Dawn‘, Antrittsvorlesung,  Freiburg (Germany), May 2018.
  • ‘Helden als Figuren des Sozialen, Interdisziplinärer Workshop ‘Die Zeichen des Helden‘, Tübingen (Germany), August 2017.
  • ‘Beyond Sherlock: The TV Detective as Hero of the Exhausted Age’, MYHE Mitos y Héroes Annual Workshop, Navarra (Spain), June 2017.

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