Areas of research

  • Law
  • Narrative Politics
  • American Studies
  • Feminism/Queer/Gender
  • Media Studies


Recent talks include:

  • “From Law and Literature to Literature and Human Rights” (6 July 2018) at the conference “The State of Human Rights: Historical Genealogies, Political Controversies, and Cultural Imaginaries,” Bavarian Center for Transatlantic Relations (Amerikahaus Munich)
  • “Negotiating Sexual Cultures Now” (3 July 2018) at the Symposium “Feminisms 2018,” JMU Würzburg & Siebold-Collegium Institute for Advanced Studies
  • “Gendered Narratives of Migration: Preferred Criminals and Victims, Dehumanized Masses and Calls for Equality” (22 June 2018) at the Symposium “Counter-/Narratives of Punishment and Criminal Justice” at the University of Siegen.
  • Podium discussant of “#MeToo – überfällige Kritik am Patriarchat oder neuer Puritanismus” (23 April 2018), organized by the Zentrum für Medien und Interaktivität, University of Giessen
  • Podium discussant of “Historische Errungenschaften & aktuelle Herausforderungen: Vom Recht auf Gleichberechtigung” (8 March 2018) at the International Women’s Day, University of Giessen
  • “The Visual Politics of Trans*Visibility in Television” (19 January 2018) at the “Interdisciplinary Methodological Lab: The Political Dimension of the Visual” at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC), University of Gießen