Teaching

Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel

Winter 2020/21

  • “How to Blow Up a Pipeline: Climate Crisis Imaginaries (MA seminar)
  • “The George Floyd Rebellion: (Dis-)Articulating Black Proletarian Insurrection” (MA seminar)
  • “Digging: Black American Poetry and Racial Capitalism” (MA seminar)
  • “Theoretical Perspectives on Literature/Culture: Representation and Ideology” (BA seminar)
  • “Theoretical Perspectives on Literature/Culture: Representation and Ideology” (BA seminar)

Summer 2020

  • “Academic Reading and Writing: Cultural and Media Studies” (BA seminar)
  • “Academic Reading and Writing: Cultural and Media Studies” (BA seminar)
  • “Academic Reading and Writing: Cultural and Media Studies” (BA seminar)
  • “Manifestos: From Colonial Times to the Present” (BA seminar)
  • “Digging: A Critical Survey of Black American Poetry” (BA seminar)

Winter 2019/20

  • “Concepts and Methodologies: Introduction to Literary Studies” (BA seminar)
  • “Concepts and Methodologies: Introduction to Literary Studies” (BA seminar)
  • “Intermedial Comparative Analysis: Zombies” (MA seminar)
  • “Theoretical Perspectives on Literature/Culture: Representation and Ideology” (BA seminar)
  • “Theoretical Perspectives on Literature/Culture: Representation and Ideology” (BA seminar)

Summer 2019

  • “Manifestos: From Colonial Times to the Present” (BA seminar)
  • “Digging: A Critical Survey of Black American Poetry” (BA seminar)
  • “Academic Reading and Writing: Cultural and Media Studies” (BA seminar)
  • “Academic Reading and Writing: Cultural and Media Studies” (BA seminar)
  • “Academic Reading and Writing: Cultural and Media Studies” (BA seminar)

Winter 2018/19

  • “Introduction to the Study of British and American Cultures” (BA lecture course)
  • “Introduction to the Study of British and American Cultures” (tutorial)
  • “Concepts and Methodologies: Introduction to Literary Studies” (BA seminar)
  • “Concepts and Methodologies: Introduction to Literary Studies” (BA seminar)

Summer 2018

  • “New Media, Digital Media: Media Activism” (MA seminar)
  • “Cringe, Comedy, and Affect” (MA seminar)
  • “Manifestos: From Colonial Times to the Present” (BA seminar)
  • “Digging: A Critical Survey of Black American Poetry” (BA seminar)

Winter 2017/18

  • “Introduction to the Study of British and American Cultures” (BA lecture course)
  • “The Horror! Critical Theory and the Horror Film” (MA seminar)
  • “Concepts and Methodologies: Introduction to Literary Studies” (BA seminar)
  • “Concepts and Methodologies: Introduction to Literary Studies” (BA seminar)

Summer 2017

  • “Screening Masculinities: Hegemonic Masculinity in Theory and Film” (MA seminar)
  • “New Social Movements, New Social Media” (MA seminar)
  • “Ramp Ambush: Contemporary Black Music Studies” (MA seminar)
  • “Riot City: Struggles of the Racialized Urban Poor” (BA seminar)
  • “American Modernisms: Toomer, Dos Passos, Gold, Barnes” (BA seminar)

Winter 2016/17

  • “Concepts and Methodologies: Introduction to Literary Studies” (BA seminar)
  • “Concepts and Methodologies: Introduction to Literary Studies” (BA seminar)
  • “Introduction to the Study of British and American Cultures” (tutorial)
  • “Introduction to the Study of British and American Cultures” (tutorial)

Summer 2016

  • “Framing the Debate? Theorizing the 2016 US Presidential Elections” (MA seminar)
  • “The Horror! Critical Theory and the Horror Film” (MA seminar)
  • “American Écriture Feminine: From Whitman to Acker and Beyond” (BA seminar)
  • “Digging: A Critical Survey of Black American Poetry” (BA seminar)

Winter 2015/16

  • “The Prison as Prism: Race, Class, and Social Death in the U.S.” (MA seminar)
  • “Adapted Masculinity: Male Protagonists and Masculinities from Book to Screen” (MA seminar)
  • “Concepts and Methodologies: Introduction to Literary Studies” (BA seminar)
  • “Concepts and Methodologies: Introduction to Literary Studies” (BA seminar)

Summer 2015

  • “Poetry and Cultural Studies” (MA seminar)
  • “The Right to New York City: Urbanism, Culture, and the Production of Space” (MA Seminar)

Winter 2014/15

  • “Introduction to British and American Cultural Studies” (BA lecture course)

Summer 2014

  • “Urbanism(s) and the Production of Space” (MA seminar)
  • “More Than Meets The Eye: Music, Text, and Auditory Culture” (MA seminar)
  • “The Horror! Critical Theory and the Horror Film” (MA seminar)
  • “Poetry and Cultural Studies” (MA seminar)

Winter 2013/14

  • “Urban Space and Auditory Cultures: Lower East Side and London’s East End” (MA seminar)

Summer 2013

  • “Digging: A Critical Survey of Black American Poetry” (BA seminar)

Winter 2012/13

  • “A commodity is therefore a [...] thing”: Studying Material Culture” (MA seminar)
  • “From Phonic to Sonic: The Emergence and Popularization of the Audio-Poem” (MA seminar)

Summer 2012

  • “More than Meets the Eye: Reading Audiotexts, Sounding Auditory Culture” (MA seminar)
  • “American Écriture Féminine: From Whitman to Acker and Beyond” (BA seminar)

Winter 2011/12

  • “Concepts and Methodologies: Introduction to Literary Studies” (BA seminar)
  • “Intermedial Comparative Analysis: Detective Fiction: From Dime to Screen to Computer Game” (MA seminar)

HafenCity University Hamburg

Winter 2016/17

  • “History and Theory of the City II” (MA seminar)

Winter 2015/16

  • “History and Theory of the City I” (BA seminar)

University of Hamburg

Summer 2016

  • “Language Poetry and the End(s) of the Avant-Garde” (MA seminar)

Winter 2014/15

  • “The Horror! Critical Theory and the Horror Film” (MA seminar)

Winter 2011/12

  • “Off-Off-Broadway and Beyond: Experimental Theatre and Avant-Garde Performance” (BA seminar)

Summer 2011

  • “Poetry and Cultural Studies” (BA seminar)

Winter 2010/11

  • “The Politics of Sound: Reading Poetry and Music” (BA seminar)
  • “Performing Blackness: The Black Arts Movement 1965-1975” (BA seminar)

Summer 2010

  • “Queer is Everywhere: 20th Century Queer Literature” (with R. Rohleder) (BA seminar)

Winter 2009/10

  • “The Pen and the Pipe Bomb: Representing Anarchism” (with R. Rohleder) (BA seminar)

Summer 2009

  • “Off-Off-Broadway and Beyond: Experimental Theatre and Avant-Garde Performance”

Winter 2008/09

  • “From Whitman to Ginsberg: American Visionary Poetry and the Emersonian Tradition"

Summer 2008

  • “Poetry and Jazz in Performance: A Post-War Aesthetic Paradigm”