Publications

Published

Batiste, Stephanie L. “Introduction, Black Performance I: Subject and Method.” Special Issue of The Black Scholar, vol. 49, no. 3, 2019, pp. 1-5.

Batiste, Stephanie L., Mary Anne Boelcskevy, and Shireen K. Lewis. “Interview with John Jennings.” The Black Scholar, vol. 48, no. 4, 2018, pp. 8-18.

Batiste, Stephanie L. “Intimate Visualities: Intimacy as Social Critique and Radical Possibility in Kyle Abraham and Carrie Schneider’s Dance Response Project’s I am Sold and Blood on the Leaves.” International Journal of Screen Dance, vol. 9, 2018, pp. 9-28.

Batiste, Stephanie L. “My’s Silent Scream: Memory, Traumatic Time, and the Embodiment of the Black Surreal in Rickerby Hinds’s Dreamscape.” The New Centennial Review, 2018, pp. 117-155.

Buchenau, Barbara. “Cain’s Land, or Troping Indigenous Agriculture.” The Routledge Companion to Inter-American Studies, edited by Wilfried Raussert, Routledge, 2017, pp. 283–95.

Buchenau, Barbara. “Inventing Iroquoia? Migrating Tropes of Similarity and Heritage in Francophone Narratives of Colonial Possession.” FIAR: Forum for Inter-American Research, vol.4, no.2, 2011, http://interamericaonline.org/volume-4-2/buchenau/.

Buchenau, Barbara, and Jens Martin Gurr. “On the Textuality of American Cities and their Others: A Disputation.” Projecting American Studies: Essays on Theory, Method, and Practice, edited by Frank Kelleter and Alexander Starre, 1st ed., Winter, 2018, pp. 135–52.

Buchenau, Barbara, and Jens Martin Gurr. “City Scripts: Urban American Studies and the Conjunction of Textual Strategies and Spatial Processes.” Spaces—Communities—Representations: Urban Transformations in the U.S.A, edited by Julia Sattler, transcript, 2016, pp. 395–420.

Buchenau, Barbara, et al. “Urbanität neu denken? Provokationen aus der nordamerikanischen Gegenwartskultur.” Neu gedacht und neu gemacht: Lehrideen aus der Universität Duisburg-Essen, edited by ZfH der Universität Duisburg-Essen, Universität Duisburg-Essen, 2015, pp. 54–60.

Buchenau, Barbara, and Julia Leyda, editors. Urban Catastrophe in Contemporary U.S. American Screen Culture. A Blog. 2014/15, urban-catastrophe.blogspot.com/.

Buchenau, Barbara, and Virginia Richter, with Marijke Denger, editors. Post-Empire Imaginaries? Anglophone Literature, History, and the Demise of Empires. ASNEL Papers 19, Brill, 2015.

Buchenau, Barbara, et al. “Normative Programs and Artistic Liberties: Inter-American Case Studies in Historical Fiction and the Campaign for Cultural Emancipation.” Internationalität nationaler Literaturen, edited by Udo Schöning, Wallstein, 2000, pp. 348-89.

Butler, Martin, and Jens Martin Gurr. “Urbane Populärkultur als Bewertungspraxis und -ressource: Zum normativen Potential populärkultureller Inszenierung und zur diskur-siven Aneignung urbaner Räume.” Place-Making in urbanen Diskursen, edited by Beatrix Busse and Ingo Warnke, de Gruyter, 2014. pp. 369–84.

Butler, Martin, Jens Martin Gurr, and Olaf Kaltmeier, editors. EthniCities: Metropolitan Cultures and Ethnic Identities in the Americas, Bilingual Press/ WVT, 2011.

Butler, Martin, Jens Martin Gurr, and Olaf Kaltmeier. “Introduction: On the Intersection between Urban Environments and Ethnic Identities in the Americasof 'America' in Norman M. Klein's Bleeding Through: Layers of Los Angeles 1920-1986.” EthniCities: Metropolitan Cultures and Ethnic Identities in the Americas, edited by Martin Butler et al., Bilingual Press/ WVT, 2011, pp. 1–11.

Caeners, Stefanie, Michael Eisinger, Jens Martin Gurr, and J. Alexander Schmidt, editors. Healthy and Liveable Cities: Gesunde und lebenswerte Städte. Ausgewählte Beiträge der Essener Tagung, avedition, 2013.

Caeners, Stefanie, Michael Eisinger, Jens Martin Gurr, and J. Alexander Schmidt. “Introduction / Einleitung.” Healthy and Liveable Cities. Ausgewählte Beiträge der Essener Tagung, edited by Caeners et al, avedition, 2013, pp. 6–13.

Freitag, Kornelia, editor. Recovery and Transgression: Memory in American Poetry, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015.

Freitag, Kornelia. “Down in the Treme: Televising Man-made Disaster in the New Millenium.” After the Storm: The Cultural Politics of Hurricane Katrina, edited by Simon Dickel and Evangelia Kindinger. transcript, 2015, pp. 61–78.

Freitag, Kornelia. “Transnational U.S. Literature: Manhattan Music by Meena Alexander.” Spaces—Communities—Representations: Urban Transformations in the U.S.A, edited by Julia Sattler, transcript, 2016, pp. 131–61.

Gassert, Philipp, and Michael Wala. Weltmacht USA, Reclam, 2013.

Grünzweig, Walter. “Parasitic Simulacrum: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Richard Florida, and the Urban 'Creative Class'.” Spaces—Communities—Representations: Urban Transformations in the U.S.A, edited by Julia Sattler, transcript, 2016, pp. 81–99.

Grünzweig, Walter, editor. The United States in Global Contexts: American Studies after 9/11 and Iraq. Lit, 2004.

Grünzweig, Walter, and Andreas Solbach, editors. Grenzüberschreitungen: Narratologie im Kontext / Transcending Boundaries: Narratology in Context, Gunter Narr Verlag, 1999.

Gunzenhäuser, Randi. “Die amerikanischen digitalen Medien: Cybertheorien und Computerspiele.” Visuelle Kulturen der USA. Zur Geschichte von Malerei, Fotografie, Film, Fernsehen und Neuen Medien in Amerika, edited by Christof Decker, transcript, 2010, pp. 301–58.

Gunzenhäuser, Randi. Automaten — Roboter — Cyborgs: Körperkonzepte im Wandel. Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2006.

Gunzenhäuser, Randi. “Nervous Sounds: Auditive Aspects in American City Texts.” Izvestiya Juzhnogo Federalnogo Universiteta vol. 3, 2009, pp. 8–23.

Gurr, Jens Martin. “Critical Urban Studies and/in 'Right to the City' Movements: The Politics of Form in Activist Cultural Production.” Resistance and the City: Challenging Urban Space, edited by Christoph Ehland and Pascal Fischer, Brill Rodopi, 2018, pp. 181–98.

Gurr, Jens Martin. “Urban Romanticism.” Handbook of British Romanticism, edited by Ralf Haekel, De Gruyter, 2017, pp. 88–103.

Gurr, Jens Martin. “"All those who knew the term 'gentrification' are part of the problem": Self-Reflexivity in Urban Activism and Cultural Production.” Resistance: Subjects, Representations, Contexts, edited by Martin Butler et al., transcript, 2017, pp. 117–33.

Gurr, Jens Martin. “Zur literarischen Modellierung von Urbanität und urbaner Komplexität: Literaturwissenschaft im Kontext disziplinenübergreifender Stadtforschung.” Urbanität: Formen der Inszenierung in Texten, Karten, Bildern, edited by Martina Stercken and Ute Schneider, Böhlau, 2016, pp. 193–208.

Gurr, Jens Martin. “The Modernist Poetics of Urban Memory and the Structural Analogies between 'City' and 'Text': The Waste Land and Benjamin's Arcades Project.” Recovery and Transgression: Memory in American Poetry, edited by Kornelia Freitag, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015, pp. 21–37.

Gurr, Jens Martin. “Das Ruhrgebiet als Herausforderung für Kategorien und Ansätze der Stadtforschung.” Dérive: Zeitschrift für Stadtforschung, vol. 58, no. 1, 2015, pp. 23–26.

Gurr, Jens Martin. “Die Komplexität der Stadt erzählen: Die Untersuchung literarischer Modellierung urbaner Komplexität im Kontext disziplinenübergreifender Stadtforschung.” Metropolen: Politik - Kultur - Imagination, edited by Susanna Gaidolfi et al., Königshausen & Neumann, 2014, pp. 99–129.

Gurr, Jens Martin. “'Urban Complexity' from a Literary and Cultural Studies Perspective: Key Cultural Dimensions and the Challenges of 'Modeling'.” Understanding Complex Urban Systems. Multidisciplinary Approaches to Modeling, edited by Christian Walloth et al, Springer International Publishing, 2014, pp. 133–50.

Gurr, Jens Martin. “By Way of Introduction: Towards Urban Romantic Studies.” Romantic Cityscapes: Selected Papers from the Essen Conference of the German Society for English Romanticism, edited by Jens Martin Gurr and Berit Michel, WVT, 2013, pp. 7–18.

Gurr, Jens Martin. "Introduction." Cityscapes in the Americas and Beyond. Representations of Urban Complexity in Literature and Film, edited by Jens Martin Gurr and Wilfried Raussert, Bilingual Press/ WVT, 2011, pp. 1–9.

Gurr, Jens Martin. “The Literary Representation of Urban Complexity and the Problem of Simultaneity: A Sketchy Inventory of Strategies.” ityscapes in the Americas and Beyond. Representations of Urban Complexity in Literature and Film, edited by Jens Martin Gurr and Wilfried Raussert, Bilingual Press/ WVT, 2011, pp. 11–36.

Gurr, Jens Martin. “'Urbane Systeme', die Geisteswissenschaften und die Metropole Ruhr: Interdisziplinäre Metropolenforschung vor der Haustür und in aller Welt.” UNIKATE, vol. 38, no. 1, 2010, pp. 8–17.

Gurr, Jens Martin. “Urbanity, Urban Culture and the European Metropolis.” Britannien und Europa: Studien zur Literatur-, Geistes- und Kulturgeschichte; Festschrift für Jürgen Klein, edited by Michael Szczekalla, Lang, 2010, pp. 241–55.

Gurr, Jens Martin. “On the 'Cultural Dimension of Sustainability' in Urban Systems: Urban Cultures as Ecological 'Force-Fields' in Processes of Sustainable Development.” Generative Process, Patterns, and the Urban Challenge: Fall 2011 International PUARL Conference, edited by Hansjoachim Neis et al., PUARL Press, 2012, pp. 77–86.

Gurr, Jens Martin. “Against the 'Erasure of Memory' in Los Angeles City Planning: Strategies of Re-Ethnicizing L.A. in Digital Fiction.” Selling EthniCity: Urban cultural politics in the Americas, edited by Olaf Kaltmeier, Ashgate, 2011, pp. 145–63.

Gurr, Jens Martin, and Martin Butler. “On the 'Cultural Dimension of Sustainability' in Urban Systems: Urban Cultures as Ecological 'Force-Fields' in Processes of Sustainable Development Healthy and Liveable Cities. Ausgewählte Beiträge der Essener Tagung, edited by Caeners et al, avedition, 2013, pp. 138–51.

Gurr, Jens Martin, and Wilfried Raussert, editors. ityscapes in the Americas and Beyond. Representations of Urban Complexity in Literature and Film, Bilingual Press/ WVT, 2011.

Gurr, Jens Martin, and Ute Schneider. “Strategien zur Bewältigung urbaner Komplexität: Zum Zusammenwirken visueller, verbaler und quantitativer Modelle.” Komplexität und Einfachheit: DFG-Symposion 2015, edited by Albrecht Koschorke, J.B. Metzler Verlag, 2017, pp. 256–75.

Gurr, Jens Martin, and Christian Walloth. “Introduction: Towards a Transdisciplinary Understanding of Complex Urban Systems.” Understanding Complex Urban Systems. Multidisciplinary Approaches to Modeling, edited by Christian Walloth et al, Springer International Publishing, 2014, pp. 1–12.

Kaltmeier, Olaf, Sebastian Thies, and Josef Raab, editors. The New Dynamics of Identity Politics in the Americas: Multiculturalism and Beyond, Routledge, 2014. 

Moebus, Susanne, Minh-Chau Tran, and Jens Martin Gurr. “Healthy and Liveable Cities: Gebaute Umwelt, Wahrnehmungsmuster räumlicher Bedingungen und Gesundheit in Metropolregionen - Beispiel Ruhrgebiet.” Forschen und Lehren mit der Gesellschaft: Community Based Research und Service Learning an Hochschulen, edited by Karsten Altenschmidt and Wolfgang Stark, Springer, 2016, pp. 121–37.

Raab, Josef. “Barrio Spaces as Alter-Narratives: Louis J. Rodriguez's 'Always Running' and 'The Republic of East L.A.'.” Spaces—Communities—Representations: Urban Transformations in the U.S.A, edited by Julia Sattler, transcript, 2016, pp. 163–186.

Raab, Josef. “From Spic to Spice: Latinas and Latinos on U.S. Television.” New World Colors: Ethnicity, Belonging, and Difference in the Americas, edited by Josef Raab, Bilingual Press/WTV, 2014, pp. 49–116.

Raab, Josef. “Introduction: Contested Americas.” New World Colors: Ethnicity, Belonging, and Difference in the Americas, edited by Josef Raab, Bilingual Press/WTV, 2014, pp. 1–32.

Raab, Josef, Sebastian Thies, and Daniela Noll-Opitz, editors. Screening the Americas: Narration of Nation in Documentary Film / Narración de la nacion en el cine documental. Bilingual Press/WTV, 2011.

Sattler, Julia, editor. Spaces—Communities—Representations: Urban Transformations in the U.S.A, transcript, 2016.

Wala, Michael. “'Federal City,' 'Federal Town,' 'Washingtonople.': Washington, D.C., and the Transformation of a National Capital.” Spaces—Communities—Representations: Urban Transformations in the U.S.A, edited by Julia Sattler, transcript, 2016, pp. 29–42.

Wala, Michael. “Europäisierung Amerikas – Amerikanisierung Europas: Bilder und Selbstbilder in den europäisch-amerikanischen Beziehungen.” Bilder von Europa: Innen- und Außenansichten von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart, edited by Benjamin Drechsel et al, transcript, 2010, pp. 213–26.

Walloth, Christian, Jens Martin Gurr, and J. Alexander Schmidt, editors. Understanding Complex Urban Systems: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Modeling, Springer International Publishing, 2014.

Weidner, Timo, Rückl, Hanna, Stöckmann, Martin, Bongers, Anna, Schäfer, Sabrina, and Katzenberg, Chris. “Digital Futures in Research and American Studies: The 2018 Postgraduate Forum.“ Editorial. Special Issue on the 2018 Postgraduate Forum, Current Objectives in Postgraduate American Studies, vol 20, no. 1, 2019, pp. 1-5.

Weidner, Timo, Rückl, Hanna, Stöckmann, Martin, Bongers, Anna, Schäfer, Sabrina, and Katzenberg, Chris, editors. Special Issue on the 2018 Postgraduate Forum, Current Objectives in Postgraduate American Studies, vol 20, no. 1, 2019.

 

Forthcoming

(Under review):

Borosch, Juliane. “Changing the Metonymy: Michigan Central Station and the Face of Detroit.” U.S. American Culture as Popular Culture, edited by Astrid Böger and Florian Sedlmeier. American Studies Monograph Series. Universitätsverlag Winter, expected 2021.

Borosch, Juliane. “Organizing Options: Orientational Mapping in Detroit: Becoming Human (2018).” Playing the Field II: American Studies, Video Games, and Space, edited by Dietmar Meinel. De Gruyter, expected 2020.

Deckers, Florian. “Latinidad in Grim Fandango (1998).” Playing the Field II: American Studies, Video Games, and Space, edited by Dietmar Meinel. De Gruyter, expected 2020.

Haefs, Elisabeth. “‘Long ago, deep in space’: Narrating Gravitational Waves.” Narrative, Cognition and Science, edited by Michael Sinding, Aura Heydenreich and Klaus Mecke. ELINAS Series. De Gruyter, expected 2019. 

Haefs, Elisabeth. “#GAMEüse: Planting the Digital Garden.” Playing the Field II: American Studies, Video Games, and Space, edited by Dietmar Meinel. De Gruyter, expected 2020.

Gurr, Jens Martin. Charting Literary Urban Studies: Texts as Models of and for Urban Development. In preparation for 2020. 

Mattheis, Lena, and Jens Martin Gurr. “Superpositions: A Typology of Spatiotemporal Layerings in Buried Cities.” Buried Cities. Special Issue of Literary Geographies, expected 2020.

Sattler, Julia. “Formerly Industrial: Re-inventing the Two Rust Belts.” Reclaiming Public Space through Intercultural Dialogue, edited by Christa Reicher, Fabio Bayro Kaiser, Maram Tawil, Karin Bäumer, Jan Polívka, and Janset Shawash. Lit, expected 2019.

Sattler, Julia. “’Hot Hot Heat:’ The U.S. South in Benedict Andrews’s production of A Streetcar Named Desire.” Ex-Centric Souths: Re-imagining Southern Centres and Peripheries on Page and Screen, edited by Urszula Niewiadomska-Flis, expected 2019.

Sulimma, Maria. “The Plane, the City, the Chase: Killing Eve and European Aviation Culture.” Screen, dossier edited by Diane Negra and Julia Leyda, expected 2020. 

Sulimma, Maria. “Surviving the City: Zombies, Run! and the Horrors of Urban Exercise.” Playing the Field II: American Studies, Video Games, and Space, edited by Dietmar Meinel. De Gruyter, expected 2020.

Press

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