Prof. Dr. Barbara Buchenau - List of Publications

Completed Manuscript

  • Dreaming America, Ragging the Iroquois: Typecasting in Colonial North America. Book manuscript.

Monograph

  • Der frühe amerikanische historische Roman im transatlantischen Vergleich. Interamericana 2. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2002.

Editions

  • Post-Empire Imaginaries: Anglophone Literature, History, and the Demise of Empires. Edited with Virginia Richter, in collaboration with Marijke Denger. Leiden & Boston: Brill/Rodopi, 2015.
  • Intercultural Negotiations in the Americas and Beyond. Edited with Marietta Messmer. Special Issue of CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 3.2 (Juni 2001).
  • Do the Americas Have a Common Literary History? Interamericana 1. Edited with Annette Paatz, in collaboration with Rolf Lohse and Marietta Messmer. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2002.

Articles in Books 

  • with Jens Martin Gurr. “City Scripts: Urban American Studies and the Conjunction of Textual Strategies and Spatial Processes.” Spaces—Communities—Representations: Urban Transformations in the USA. Ed. Julia Sattler. Bielefeld: Transcript, 2016. 395-420. -->
  • with Zohra Hassan, Dietmar Meinel, Julia Leyda und Elena Furlanetto. „Urbanität neu denken? Provokationen aus der nordamerikanischen Gegenwartskultur.“ Neu gedacht und neu gemacht. Lehrideen aus der Universität Duisburg-Essen: Zentrum für Hochschulentwicklung, 2015. 54-60. -->
  • with Virginia Richter. „Introduction: How to Do Things with Empires.“  Post-Empire Imaginaries: Anglophone Literature, History, and the Demise of Empires. Edited with Virginia Richter, in collaboration with Marijke Denger. Leiden & Boston: Brill/Rodopi, 2015. xiii-xxxvi. -->
  • with Zohra Hassan. “Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” Unter dem roten Wunderschirm: Lesarten klassischer Kinder- und Jugendliteratur. Hrg. Christoph Breuer und Wolfgang Wangerin. Göttingen: Wallstein, 2013. 347-61.
  • “The Captive’s Crucible: Haudenosaunee Violence in Early North American Narratives of Christian and Cultural Conversion.” Interculturalism in North America. Inter-American Studies 8. Hrg. Josef Raab und Alexander Greiffenstern. Trier: WVT (Tempe, AZ: Bilingual Press, 2013. 27-56.
  • “Erdichtetes Wissen über das präkoloniale Amerika. Junge Märkte und Ideen im Bann des Song of Hiawatha (1855).” Von Käfern, Märkten und Menschen. Kolonialismus und Wissen in der Moderne. Hrg. Rebekka Habermas und Alexandra Przyrembel. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2013. 221-32.
  • “Ethnic Performance and the Self-Representation of Frederick Philip Grove.” American Multiculturalism and Ethnic Survival. Mainzer Studien zur Amerikanistik 59. Ed. Renate von Bardeleben, Sabina Matter-Seibel and Klaus H. Schmidt. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2012. 81-96.
  • “Prefiguring CanAmerica? White Man’s Indians and Religious Typology in New England and New France.” Transnational American Studies. Ed. Udo J. Hebel. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2012. 165-82.
  • “Amerika – ‚für die liebe Jugend frei bearbeitet’.” Der rote Wunderschirm. Kinderliteratur der Sammlung Seifert von der Frühaufklärung bis zum Nationalsozialismus. Ed. Wolfgang Wangerin. Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag, 2011. 217-22.
  • “‘Wizards of the West?’ How Americans Respond to Sir Walter Scott, the Wizard of the North.” James Fenimore Cooper: His Country and His Art. Ed. Hugh McDougall. Oneonta, N.Y.: SUNY Press, 1999. 14-25.
  • with Sabine Felsberg. “From Influence Studies to Writer Response Criticism: A Brief Survey of Books on Anglo-American and British Literatures.” On the Internationality of National Literatures in Either America: Case Studies and a Prospect. Ed. Armin Paul Frank and Kurt Mueller-Vollmer Göttingen: Wallstein, 2000. 67-72.
  • with Eva Findenegg and Frank Lauterbach. “Normative Programs and Artistic Liberties: Inter-American Case Studies in Historical Fiction and the Campaign for Cultural Emancipation.” Internationalität nationaler Literaturen. Ed. Udo Schöning. Göttingen: Wallstein, 2000. 348-89.
  •  “Introduction to Literary Nationalization in the Americas.” Do the Americas Have a Common Literary History? Ed. Barbara Buchenau and Annette Paatz. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2002. 49-57.
  • “Introduction to Varieties of Internationalization.” Do the Americas Have a Common Literary History? Ed. Barbara Buchenau and Annette Paatz. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2002. 49-57. 295-300.
  • with Eva Findenegg and Frank Lauterbach. “Normative Programs and Artistic Liberties: Inter-American Case Studies in Historical Fiction and the Campaign for Cultural Emancipation. A Summary Statement.” Do the Americas Have a Common Literary History? Ed. Barbara Buchenau and Annette Paatz. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2002. 195-200.
  • “Alternate Identities and Creolities in Canadian Literary Discourse.” Hybrid Americas: Contacts, Contrasts, and Confluences in New World Literatures and Cultures. Ed. Josef Raab and Martin Butler. Trier: LIT / Tempe, AZ: Bilingual Press, 2008. 33-56.
  • with Carola Hecke, Paula M.L. Moya, and Nicole Shelton. “Postethnic America? A Multicultural Training Camp for Americanists and Future EFL-Teachers.” Identity in Education. Ed. Amie MacDonald and Sandra Sanchez-Casal. New York: Macmillan-Palgrave, 2009. 225-50.

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • “The Goods of Bad Mobility: Pierre-Esprit Radisson’s Relation of my Voyage, being in Bondage in the Lands of the Irokoits, 1669/1885.” English on the Move: Mobilities in Literature and Language. SPELL 27 (Swiss Papers in English Literatures and Languages), ed. David Britain and Annette Kern-Stähler. Tübingen: Narr, 2012. 53-68.
  • “Inventing Iroquoia? Migrating Tropes of Similarity and Heritage in Francophone Narratives of Colonial Possession.” FIAR: Forum for Inter-American Research 4:2 (Dec. 2011).
  • “Comparativist Interpretations of the Frontier in Early American Fiction and Literary Historiography.” CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 3.2 (Juni 2001).
  • with Marietta Messmer. “An Introduction to Intercultural Negotiations in the Americas and Beyond.” CLCWeb 3.2 (Juni 2001).
  • with Marietta Messmer. “Selected Bibliography for the Study of the Interculturality in the Americas: Theories and Practice.” CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 3.2 (Juni 2001). 13 p.
  • with Carola Hecke. “Die Literatur mit Hilfe didaktischer Ansätze zur eigenen Sache machen: Offener, fächerverbindender Unterricht in der universitären Fremd-sprachenlehrerausbildung.” Literatur in Wissenschaft und Unterricht Sonderheft Literatur an der Hochschule. Ed. Michael Meyer. Vol. XLI 2/3 (2008): 179-96.

Encyclopedia Articles

  • “John Augustus Stone, Metamora.” Kindlers Literatur Lexikon. Ed. Heinz Ludwig Arnold. 3rd. rev. ed. Stuttgart: Metzler, 2009.
  • "Adrienne Kennedy, Das dramatische Werk." Kindlers Literatur Lexikon. 803-804.
  • "James Fenimore Cooper, The Deerslayer." Kindlers Literatur Lexikon. 178-179.
  • "James Fenimore Cooper, The Last of the Mohicans." Kindlers Literatur Lexikon. 174-175.
  • "James Fenimore Cooper, The Pathfinder." Kindlers Literatur Lexikon. 178.
  • "James Fenimore Cooper, The Pioneers." Kindlers Literatur Lexikon. 173-174.
  • "James Fenimore Cooper, The Prairie." Kindlers Literatur Lexikon. 175-176.
  • "John Augustus Stone, Metamora, or The Last of the Wampanoags." Kindlers Literatur Lexikon. 618-619.
  • "John Steinbeck, Das Romanwerk." Kindlers Literatur Lexikon. 550-552.
  • "Lydia Maria Child, Hobomok." Kindlers Literatur Lexikon. 771-772.

Contributions to Online Debates

  • Urban Catastrophe in Contemporary U.S. American Screen Culture. A Blog. Edited by Julia Leyda and Barbara Buchenau. 2014/15. http://urban-catastrophe.blogspot.de
  • “A Response to Paula M.L. Moya’s ‘A Story In Two Parts, With An Ending Yet To Be Written.’” On the Human. A Project of the National Humanities Center. Eds. Gary Comstock, Jason King, Sally Haslanger, Willy Lacan. May 9, 2011. (online forum) http://onthehuman.org/2011/05/story-in-two-parts/

Invited Papers and Presentations

October 2015: “Collaborative Projects on North American Urban Textures at the UA Ruhr.” Stanford Humanities Center. Stanford, USA.

October 2015: “The Power of North American Urban Textures (As Seen from a Large European Postmetropolis).” Southern Hemispheric South’s Research Initiative. UC Santa Barbara, USA.

May 2015: “Competing Notions of Space and Time in the Cartography and Ethnography of Early New England and New France.” Annual Convention of the german American Studies Association, University of Bonn.

November 2014: “Condensation, Inversion, Assemblage: Urban Transformations in the U.S.A.” Looking Forward: Symposium in American Studies. JFK-Institute, FU Berlin.

July 2013: “Was steckt hinter der Rede vom Postracial Turn?” Diversity Research Lecture Series, University of Duisburg-Essen

April 2012: “From Imperial Buffer Zone to the National Fringe: Iroquoia and the Ohio Valley 1760 – 1810.” Hemispheric Encounters. International Symposium, organized by Gabriele Pisarz-Ramirez and Markus Heide, University of Leipzig.

February 2012: “Erwachsene Kinder / kindliche Erwachsene: Lewis Carrolls Alice in WonderlandClassics of Childrens’ Literature Lecture Series, University of Göttingen.

February 2012: “Above the Racializing Racket? Recent Trends in Native American Literature and Art.” Native America: Indigenous Self-Representation in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands.

February 2012. “Literature, Ethnicity and the Program Era: Recent Trends in Form and Authorial Formation.” University of Stuttgart.

November 2011: “A Romance with Bondage? The Captivity Narrative in CanAmerican Perspective.” Humanities Center Fellows Research Workshop – TransAmerican Studies Working Group, Stanford, U.S.A.

November 2011: “Singing Hiawatha, Race-ing America on both Sides of the Atlantic.” RICSRE (Research Institute of Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity) Faculty Seminar Series, Stanford, U.S.A.

June 2011: “Finding ‘what will suffice’? Modernist Economics in the Writings of Wallace Stevens and Gertrude Stein.” University of Halle/Wittenberg, Germany

June 2011: “Toward a Post-Empire Imaginary. The Art of Harry Fonseca and Sherman Alexie.” University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

February 2011: “Founding Figures Revisited: Postcolonial Theory and the Study of Early North American Writings,” Bi-Annual Meeting of the English and American Rhenish Scholars / EARS, University of Basel, Switzerland

May 2009: “Red Man’s Burden? Extra-European Knowledge and the Canon in Recent Native American Art,” University of Bern, Switzerland

November 2008: “Stereotyp und religiöse Typologie am Beispiel der atlantischen Konstruktion der Irokesen.” Imagology Workshop, Organization: Prof. Dr. Ruth Florack. University of Göttingen

July 2008: “After 1830: the Fireside Poets (Longfellow, Whittier) and the Poetry of Sentimental Reform (Sigourney, Smith, Osgood).” Lecture Series Cultural History of American Literature. American Studies Program, University of Göttingen

March 2008: “From ‘Man-Eaters’ to New World ‘Romans.’ Literary Colonization of the Iroquois in Early North American Writings, 1600-1800.” Native American Studies Academy, UNC Charlotte, U.S.A.

May 2006: “Dreaming Indian on the 49th Parallel and Beyond.” Fakultät für Angewandte Kulturwissenschaften, University of Mainz, Germany

May 2006: “Commemorating Pre-Colonial History, Creating a Diverse America: The Hiawatha Craze.” Institute for English Languages and Literatures, University of Bern, Switzerland

February 2006: “Shades of Minnehaha: E. Pauline Johnson and the CanAmerican Imagination.” Gesellschaft für Kanadastudien, Grainau, Germany

February 2005: “Social Identity versus Culture?” How Do Identities Matter? Workshop, Organization Paula Moya (English) and Monica McDermott (Sociology), Stanford Humanities Center, U.S.A.

January 2005: “Identity, Identification, and Cultural Production: Two Canadian Examples.” Northern California Chapter of the Alexander-von-Humboldt Association of America, SLAC, Stanford University, U.S.A.

November 2004: With Helmbrecht Breinig, “Emptied Grounds: Mutual Mappings in the Americas.” Paranoia and Perception: Contemporary Interamerican Discourses. Conference of the Zentralinstitut für Regionalforschung, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

January 2004: “The Power of the Word: George W. Bush’s State of the Union Address in Historical Perspective.” International Forum, University of Göttingen

December 2003: “Performances of Cultural Identity in an Era of Contestation and Diversification (1870-1930).” John F. Kennedy Institut für Nordamerikastudien, FU Berlin

August 2000: “Intercultural Negotiations in 19th-Century Historical Fiction in the Americas.” Section of the Literary Theory Committee, Organization Djelal Kadir, International Comparative Literature Association, Pretoria, South Africa

September 1996: with Sabine Felsberg, “From Influence Study to Writer-Response-Criticism: Comparative Studies of Anglo-American and British Literatures.” Transcoop-Project The Internationality of National Literatures in Either America, Organization Armin Paul Frank und Kurt Mueller-Vollmer, University of Göttingen

Conference Papers and Presentations

May 2012: “Post/Empires and their Imaginaries: A Welcome to the 23rd Annual ASNEL Conference.” With Virginia Richter, University of Bern, Switzerland.

September 2011: “Moving towards a Post-Empire Imaginary? The Art of Harry Fonseca and Sherman Alexie.” Spaces of Projection. 10th ASNEL Summer School, University of Bern, Switzerland

June 2011: “Prefiguring CanAmerica? Typological White Man’s Indians in Colonial French and English Traveling Texts and Maps.” Transnational American Studies. GAAS Annual Conference, University of Regensburg, Germany

June 2011: “Towards a Postcolonial Study of Captivity and Enslavement in Early American Writings.” Postcolonial Studies Among the Disciplines. 22nd ASNEL Conference. University of Hannover, Germany

May 2011: “Captives on the Run: The Textual Lives of Pierre Esprit Radisson and Olaudah Equiano.” On the Move: Mobilities in English Languages and Literatures. Bi-Annual Conference of the Swiss Association of University Teachers of English. University of Bern.

November 2010: “‘Here likewise grows corn like pease, the same as in Brazil’:  Migrating Tropes of Similarity and Heritage in Competing Narratives of Colonial Possession.” Transnational Americas: Difference, Belonging, Identitarian Spaces. First Bi-Annual Conference of the International Inter-American Studies Association, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

June 2010: “‘Kinderbücher an die Macht? Altersübergreifende Literatur und ihre neuen Anti-Helden.” Trial Lecture of Habilitationskommission der philosophischen Fakultät, University of Göttingen

May 2010: “‘The poem of the act of the mind’: Leistung und Performanz in Wallace Stevens’ Entwurf einer modernen Dichtung.” Colloquium of Habilitationskommission der philosophischen Fakultät, University of Göttingen

June 2009: “Cultural Brokers and the Canon.” Education and the U.S.A., GAAS Annual Conference, University of Jena, Germany

June 2007: “Wie können wir zusammenleben? Amerikanische Herausforderungen an deutsche Schulen.” Philosophische Fakultät, University of Göttingen

October 2002: “Alternate Identities and Creolities in Canada.” Hybrid Americas: Contacts, Contrasts, and Confluences in New World Literatures and Cultures, Organization: Josef Raab, Zentrum für interdisziplinäre Forschung, University of Bielefeld, Germany

May 2001: “Theodore Dreiser and the Continentalist Ambitions and Fears of Frederick Philip Grove.” Annual Conference of the American Literature Association, Boston, U.S.A.

July 1998: with Eva Findenegg and Frank Lauterbach, “Normative Programs and Artistic Liberties: Inter-American Case Studies in Historical Fiction and the Campaign for Cultural Emancipation.” Internationalität nationaler Literaturen Symposion, University of Göttingen

July 1997: “Wizards of the West?: How American Writers Responded to Sir Walter Scott, the ‘Wizard of the North.’” International James Fenimore Cooper Conference and Seminar, SUNY, Oneonta, New York, U.S.A.