Dr. Katrin Horn


    Invited Lectures

    January 16 – "Queer Performance in Transnational Spaces: Lady Gaga's Monster Ball." Lecture Series Making America, University of Bamberg

    May 2015 – "Pop Art to ARTPOP – Lady Gaga's Music Videos in Context." Lecture Series Popular Culture and the Canon, University of Leipzig (May 2015)

    Conference Papers

    Sep 2015 – »›In the Privacy of Their Homes‹: Women and Gossip in Edith Wharton’s Fiction, Polish Association for American Studies Annual Conference Homeliness, Domesticity and Security in American Culture, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Warsaw

    July 2015 – “Global Stars' Local Performances – The Pop Concert as Commodity, Community and Contact Zone.” Cultural Performance in Transnational American Studies, Regensburg  

    June 2015 – "Longing for a Future Past? Nostalgia and Queer Women in Media.” Console-Ing Passions, Dublin

    June 2014 – “’Who Made Honky Tonk Angels?’ – Negotiations of Gender in 1950s Country Music,« Stimme, Kultur, Identität. Vokaler Ausdruck in der populären Musik der USA (1900–1960), Liszt  School of Music, Weimar

    Mar 2014 – “’Where else would we go?’ - The Bar in Lesbian Romantic Comedies,” Annual Conference of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Seattle, WA

    Feb 2014 – “Pop Scores in Queer Romantic Comedies”. ‘Play it again, Sam!’ The History, Theory and Practice of Songs in Film, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel

    Nov 2013 – “’And sometimes it seems like I get the dirty side of both’ – The Erratic (Un)Popularity of Pulp Novels” Unpopular Culture, Amerikahaus München

    Juni 2013 – “Queer as Country-Folk: LGBT Representation in Rural US“, Rural America –Annual Conference of the German Association for American Studies, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen

    Nov 2012 – Response to Prof. Dr. Peter Boag “’Strange Country This’: (Trans)Gendering the American Frontier”, 60 Jahre Fulbright -Kommission, Tübingen University

    Mar 2012 – “The Return of the B-Movie: Bitch Slap! and Lesploitation”, Annual Conference of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Boston, MA

    Nov 2011 – “Can (Post)Feminism be Fun? Women and Humor in 30 Rock”, “Who’s laughing now?” – Humor as Resistance and Oppression in US-American Culture, Humboldt University, Berlin

    Apr 2011 – Panel Chair “Black Role Models for a New Community”, as well as paper “'Precious' Role Models The Representational Politics of Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire”, "Black States of Desire: Dispossession, Circulation, Transformation”, 9th International Conference of the Collegium for African-American Research, Paris

    Oct 2010 – “Queer Performativity and Camp in the Pop Art of Lady Gaga”, Queer Studies area at the annual meeting of the Midwest Popular and American Culture Association (MPCA/ACA), Minneapolis, MN

    Nov 2009 – „Postfeminist Camp“ Gender, Queer und Medien – Gegenwärtige Ansätze und Perspektiven, University of Hamburg