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Prof. Dr. Jeanne Cortiel Prof. Dr. Jeanne Cortiel
Prof. Dr. Jeanne Cortiel

Faculty of Languages and Literature
North American Studies


seit 2009Professorship for North American Studies at the University of Bayreuth
2009
Professorship for English Literature and Anglo-American Cultural History at the University of Paderborn
2008 - 2009
Teacher for special tasks at the RUB (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
2002 - 2003
Adjunct professor at the Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, GA
1994 - 2008
Research fellow at the TU Dortmund

 
Habilitation Topic: "An Ethnic Moment: Race and Cultural Encounter in Mid-Nineteenth Century American Literature"

1994 - 2000
Doctorate at the TU Dortmund

 
Dissertation Topic: "Passion für das Unmögliche: Befreiung als Narrativ in der amerikanischen Theologie - eine amerikanistisch-kulturwissenschaftliche Analyse"

1993 - 1994
Master of Arts (American, English, and German Literary Studies) at the TU Dresden
 

Master Thesis: "Feminist Theory and Science Fiction: A Study of Selected Novels by Joanna Russ"

1987 - 1988
Year Abroad at the Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas, USA
1986 - 1993
Undergraduate Studies (Englisch and American Studies, German Studies) at the University of Graz
Prof. Dr. Jeanne Cortiel

Faculty of Languages and Literature
North American Studies


Publications

2020

Cortiel, Jeanne; Hanke, Christine; Hutta, Jan Simon; Milburn, Colin
Practices of Speculation : An Introduction
In: Cortiel, Jeanne ; Hanke, Christine ; Hutta, Jan Simon ; Milburn, Colin(ed.): Practices of Speculation : Modeling, Embodiment, Figuration - Bielefeld: transcript, 2020. - pp. 7-29 . - (Edition Kulturwissenschaft; 202)

Practices of Speculation : Modeling, Embodiment, Figuration
publ: Cortiel, Jeanne; Hanke, Christine; Hutta, Jan Simon; Milburn, Colin
Bielefeld : transcript, 2020. - 250 pp. . - (Edition Kulturwissenschaft; 202)

2016

Cortiel, Jeanne
With a Barbarous Din : Race and Ethnic Encounter in Mid-Nineteenth-Century American Literature
Heidelberg : Winter, 2016. - 281 pp. . - (American Studies; 266)

Cortiel, Jeanne
Knowledge on Edge : Resident Evil, Feminism and the Rescue of the Female Child
In: Kloeckner, Christian ; Knewitz, Simone ; Sielke, Sabine(ed.): Knowledge landscapes North America - Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2016. - pp. 249 . - (American Studies; 273)

2015

Cortiel, Jeanne; Oehme, Laura
The Dark Knight’s Dystopian Vision : Batman, Risk, and American National Identity
in European Journal of American Studies vol. 10 (2015) issue 2
http://ejas.revues.org/10916

Cortiel, Jeanne
Feminist Utopia/Dystopia : Joanna Russ, The Female Man (1975) and Marge Piercy, Woman on the Edge of Time (1976)
In: Voigts-Virchow, Eckart ; Boller, Alessandra(ed.): Dystopia, Science Fiction, Post-Apocalypse : Classics - New Tendencies - Model Interpretations - Trier: WVT, 2015. - pp. 155-169 . - (WVT-Handbücher zum literaturwissenschaftlichen Studium; 17)

Hutta, Jan Simon; Sosnowski, Sandra; Teufel, Nicolai; Hannah, Matthew G.; Cortiel, Jeanne; Hollstegge, Julian
Mezzadra, Sandro ; Neilson, Brett: Border as method, or, the multiplication of labor. Durham, 2013
Progress in Human Geography
2015
doi:10.1177/0309132514535656 ...

Cortiel, Jeanne
Travels with Carl : Apocalyptic Zombiescape, Masculinity and Seriality in Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead
In: Freese, Peter(ed.): The 'Journey of Life' in American Life and Literature - Heidelberg: Winter, 2015. - pp. 187-204 . - (American Studies; 260)

2011

Religion in the United States
publ: Cortiel, Jeanne; Freitag, Kornelia; Gerhardt, Christine; Wala, Michael
Heidelberg : Winter, 2011. - XVI, 318 pp. . - (American Studies; 196)

2010

Cortiel, Jeanne; Gerhardt, Christine
Radical, Transatlantic, Complex : European American Studies and Interdisciplinarity
In: Christ, Birte(ed.): American Studies, Shifting Gears : a publication of the DFG research network "The Futures of (European) American Studies" - Heidelberg: Winter, 2010. - pp. 179-200 . - (American Studies; 185)

2009

Cortiel, Jeanne
Reading Joanna Russ in Context : Science, Utopia and Postmodernity
In: Gunn, James E.(ed.): Reading Science Fiction - New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. - pp. 168-180

2008

Cortiel, Jeanne
A Uniform Hieroglyphic : Crossing Race and Ethnicity in Whitman’s Leaves of Grass (1855)
In: Cass, Jeffrey ; Peer, Larry H.(ed.): Romantic Border Crossings - Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008. - pp. 171-180 . - (The Nineteenth Century)

2005

Cortiel, Jeanne
Impure Bodies : American Pornography and Lesbian Corporeality
in Arbeiten aus Anglistik und Amerikanistik vol. 30 (2005) issue 1-2. - pp. 113-125
http://www.jstor.org/stable/43025750?seq=1#page_sc ...

Cortiel, Jeanne
Joanna Russ : The Female Man
In: Seed, David(ed.): A Companion to Science Fiction - Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2005. - pp. 500-511 . - (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture; 34)

2004

Cortiel, Jeanne
Living the Contradiction : Life Histories, Feminism, Theology
In: Krabbendam, Hans ; Rubin, Derek(ed.): Religion in America : European and American Perspectives - Amsterdam: VU University Press, 2004. - pp. 189-200 . - (European Contributions to American Studies; 52)

2001

Cortiel, Jeanne
Passion für das Unmögliche : Befreiung als Narrativ in der amerikanischen feministischen Theologie
Essen : Verl. Die Blaue Eule, 2001. - 192 pp. . - (Arbeiten zur Amerikanistik; 30)

1999

Cortiel, Jeanne
Demand My Writing : Joanna Russ, Feminism, Science Fiction
Liverpool : Liverpool Univ. Press, 1999. - 254 pp. . - (Liverpool Science Fiction Texts and Studies; 18)

Prof. Dr. Jeanne Cortiel

Faculty of Languages and Literature
North American Studies


Prof. Dr. Jeanne Cortiel

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