Dr. Stefanie Weymann-Teschke

Raum/Room 210

Phone 0431-880-2256

E-Mail: weymann-teschke@anglistik.uni-kiel.de

                   

 

CV

2006:    B.A. in English and American Studies / Neuere deutsche Literatur, Albrecht-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

2008:    M.A. in English, King’s College London 

2016:    Ph.D. Englische/Amerikanische Philologie, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

(Ph.D. in American Studies program, Heidelberg Center for American Studies)

since 2016: wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, Englisches Seminar, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel

 

Research Interests

  • 19th and 20th Century English and American Literature
  • Contemporary Literature
  • The City in Literature
  • Literature and Material Culture
  • Realism, Naturalism, New Realism
  • Spatial Theory
  • Sensory Studies
  • Memory Studies

 

Publications and Conference Papers

  • Weymann-Teschke, Stefanie. The City as Performance: The Contemporary American Novel and the Power of the Senses. American Studies – A Monograph Series. Vol. 288. Heidelberg: Winter Verlag, 2018.
  • Weymann, Stefanie. “Performing New York, Narrating Urban Complexity: E.L. Doctorow’s Homer and Langley.” Cityscapes in the Americas and Beyond: Representations of Urban Complexity in Literature and Film. Ed. Jens Martin Gurr and Wilfried Raussert. Trier and Tempe Arizona State U: WVT and Bilingual P, 2011. 77-84.
  • “Spectrality and Narrative Form in George Saunders’s Lincoln in the Bardo”
    paper at “Persisting Souls in Literature, Art, History, Politics” conference, Institut Catholique de Paris, 11./12.4.2019
  • “The City as Performance: The Contemporary American Novel and the Power of the Senses”
    paper at University of Notre Dame, IN, 28./29.9.2015
  • “Walking New York”
    paper at “Cities of Translation” conference, Trinity College Dublin, 9.5.2014
  • “Performing Space: The City in Contemporary American Literature”
    paper at “Simultaneity, Multiplicity and Chaos in Cityscapes in the Americas and Beyond: Representations of Urban Complexity in Literature, Film and Media” conference, University of Bielefeld, 25./26.6.2010

 

Teaching

  • The Otherness of Things: Encounters with the Object World in Literature (WiSe 2019/20)
  • Journey Narratives (SoSe 2019)
  • Narrating the City (SoSe 2019)
  • American Realism and Naturalism (WiSe 2018/19)
  • “I Shall Say I No More: The (De)Construction of Identity in the Works of Samuel Beckett” (SoSe 2018)
  • The Art of Satire in British Literature (SoSe 2018)
  • “No Ideas But in Things”: American Literature and the World of Objects (SoSe 2018)
  • Travellers and Vagabonds: American Tales from the Road (SoSe 2017)
  • Literary London (SoSe 2017)
  • Concepts and Methodologies (WiSe 16/17, 17/18, 18/19, 19/20)
  • The City in Literature and Film (WiSe 16/17)