Areas of research

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


Recent talks include:

  • 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
  • “Donald Trump, Fifty Shades of Grey, and the Affective Appeal of Authoritarian Lawmaking” (28 October 2017) at the Fifth Biennial Literature and Law Conference – Visualizing Justice, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York
  • “The Criminalization and Ethnosexualization of Migrant Men in Germany after the 2015 Attacks in Cologne” ( 27 May 2017) at the Workshop “Narrating Crimes,” organized by the Research Project «A Narratology of the Criminal Case» funded by the University of Bergen and the Research Council of Norway
  • “Why Black Lives Should Matter to Us in Germany” (16 January 2017), with Donna Liggins, University of Giessen