Deutsch Intern
    English and American Studies

    Publikationen/ publications

    Articles

    “Translocations of Desire: Urban Topographies of Love in Chimamanda Adichie's Americanah”. Emotional Geographies: Gender, Affect, and Urban Space in Post-1945 Translocal Literary and Visual Culture. Under Review.

    “Opening Homes, Opening Worlds: African European Spatial Interventions in Helen Oyeyemi's Fiction". Locating African European Studies: Interventions - Intersections - Coalitions. Edited Collection. Forthcoming 2018.

    "Love, Limb-Loosener: Encounters in Chimamanda Adichie's Americanah". Journal of Popular Romance Studies. Vol. 6, 2017. (Special Issue Critical Love Studies, ed. Amy Burge and Michael Gratzke.) 1-16.  Link

    "Pop & Porno: Gegen-Körper, Gegen-Blicke". Kulturen der Pornografie: Annäherungen an ein Massenphänomen. Ed. Daniel Schulze and Andrea Stiebritz. WVT: Trier. 2016. 135-146.

     


    Talks

    "Helen Oyeyemi: Queer (Be)longings Elsewhere". On Whose Terms? Ten Years on... (In Critical Negotiations in Black British Literature and the Arts). Goldsmiths, University of London (UK), 2018.

    "'Her body is a flooding home': Transnational Trajectories in Warsan Shire". ALA (African Literature Association) Annual Conference. Africa and the World: Literature, Politics, and Global Geographies. Yale University, New Haven (US), 2017.

    "Dream Cities: Affective Spatiality in Zadie Smith's North London Writings". 16th Triennial EACLALS (European Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies) Conference. Performing the Urban: Embodiments, Inventories, Rhythms. Oviedo (Spain), 2017.

    "Global Masculinities in the Postcolonial Metropolis: The Construction of Intimacy in Hanif Kureishi and Zadie Smith". ICAS: Metamorphoses of the Political (Workshop “Relating Gender”) New Delhi (India), 2016.

    "Dis/Placed: Virtual Diasporas". Diasporas - 8th Global Meeting, Mansfield College, Oxford (UK), 2016.

    "Strolling through the City: Postcolonial Identities on Youtube". GAPS (Gesellschaft für Anglophone Postkoloniale Studien): The Postcolonial and the Material. Augsburg (Germany), 2016.

    "Love, Between the Lines: Diasporic Wiggle Spaces in Helen Oyeyemi". Afroeuropeans: Black Cultures and Identities in Europe V, Münster (Germany), 2015.

    "Pop und Porno: Wider den weißen männlichen Blick - Von Beyoncé bis Viktoria Modesta". Ringvorlesung: Kulturen der Pornographie, Würzburg (Germany), 2015.

    "The Wiggle Space of Love: Roots and Routes in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah". Igbo Womanhood, Womanbeing and Personhood, Centre for African Studies, SOAS, University of London (UK), 2015.

     


    Conference Organisation

    Co-Organiser, with Dr. Julien Bobineau, Dr. Julius Goldmann, and Gabriella Lambrecht, M.A. (University of Würzburg): International and Interdisciplinary Summer School "The Self and the Other: Afro-Diasporic Literatures" ("Eigenheit und Fremdheit: Literaturen der afrikanischen Diaspora im Spannungsfeld von Migration, Identität und kolonialen Stereotypen") Funded by the DRV (Deutscher Romanistenverband) and Universitätsbund Würzburg e.V. University of Würzburg, 2017. Link

    Assistant Organiser, to Prof. Dr- Isabel Karremann (University of Würzburg) and Prof. Saugata Bhaduri (JNU, New Delhi): International Winter School "Literature in a Globalized World". Funded by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) and the UGC (University Grants Commission) within the IGP (Indo-German Partnerships in Higher Education) initiative. Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (India), 2017.

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    Neuphilologisches Institut
    Anglistik/Amerikanistik
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    97070 Würzburg

    Phone: +49 931 31-85409

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