"Videographic Memory Work", International Symposium on Searching the New Forms and Methodologies in Academic Studies/Publishing, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University (Türkei), 18.‐20. Oktober 2023.

"Repetition, Renewal, and the Serial Unfolding of Narratives on Screen", Keynote-Vortrag, "Literature and Media: Productive Intersections", Konferenz, Universität Lodz (Polen), 24.–26. Oktober 2019.


"Del reciclaje cultural a la memoria generacional: Efectos duraderos de los remakes, secuelas y franquicias de Hollywood", Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Mexiko), 24. Februar 2023.

"Recuerdos de Hollywood: Remakes, secuelas, franquicias y la construcción de identidades generacionales", Colegio de México (Mexiko), 23. Februar 2023.

"Memories made in Hollywood: Del repertorio cinematográfico compartido a la identidad generacional", Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Ciudad de México (Mexiko), 22. Februar 2023.

"Cuando Hollywood se repite: Reflexiones sobre medios, memoria y generación", Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (Mexiko), 21. Februar 2023.

"Hollywood Memories: Recuerdos, Experiencias y Actitudes", REDIC (Red de investigadores de cine), Kolloquium, Guadalajara (Mexiko), 17. Februar 2023.

"Streaming Christmas: Netflix’s Holiday Programming," Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, 12. Dezember 2022.

"Hollywood Memories: Cinematic Remaking and the Construction of Global Movie Generations", Audience Projects Seminar Reihe, Oxford Brookes (GB) and Örebro University (Schweden), 6. Dezember 2022.

"Endlessly Repetitive Futures: Climate Change, Reproduction Logics, and Linear Time in Blade Runner 2049", Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, 1. Dezember 2022.

"The Scholarly Video Essay", Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, 18. Januar 2022.

"Video Essays in the EFL classroom", Universität Hamburg, 16 Juli 2021. 

"German Westerns: The Politics of Memory, Nation-Building, and Indigenous Self-Representation", American Studies Research Seminar, University of East Anglia (GB), 3. März 2021.  

mit Shane Denson (Stanford University): "Videographic Workshop Series", Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim (Norwegen), 26–27. März 2019 (Workshop 1: "Theory, Pedagogy & Public Engagement" und Workshop 2: "Practicalities and Planning").

"Second-Order Seriality: Remakes – Sequels – Prequels," Universität Hamburg, 24. Januar 2019.

mit Shane Denson (Stanford University): "Videographic Criticism as Digital Research Practice: The Video Essay in Conversation," John-F.-Kennedy-Institut für Nordamerikastudien, Freie Universität Berlin, 20. Dezember 2018.

"The Film Remake from Early Cinema to the Sound Era", Nanjing Universität (China), 15. November 2018.

"The Rise of the Hollywood Franchise", Nanjing Universität (China), 13. November 2018.

"Columbus & Columbia: Mythmaking, Nationhood, and Cultural Politics from the American Revolution to the Civil War", Universität Tübingen, 26. January 2018.

"The Rise of the Hollywood Franchise: Industrial Logic, Intertextuality, and Cultural (Re)Production", John-F.-Kennedy-Institut für Nordamerikastudien, Freie Universität Berlin, 22 November 2017.

"'The ending is over': Textual Death and Afterlife of American Serial Television", The Ohio State University (USA), 31. August 2017.

"'Once Is Never Enough': On the Serial Logic and Cultural Work of Hollywood Remaking", University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA), 19. Januar 2017.

"The Hollywood Treatment: Cross-Cultural Remakes and the Case of Michael Haneke's Funny Games", TU Chemnitz, 6. Juni 2016.

"Jawsmania and Sequelitis: Hollywood Sequel Redux", Columbia University, New York (USA), 13. Oktober 2015.

"Sound Memories: 'Talker Remakes,' Paratexts, and Cinematic (Self-)Historicization", University of Kent, Canterbury (UK), 1. April 2015.

"'Just when you thought it was safe …': The Jaws Sequels", University of Kent, Canterbury (GB), 1. April 2015.

"'The past is never really past'": Serial Storytelling from Psycho to Bates Motel", Monash University, Melbourne (Australia), 5. November 2014.

"Vision, Discovery, Conquest: Immigrants as Modern-Day Columbuses",  Universität Siegen, 22. November 2011.

"'Pomp, Pageantry and Patriotism': The U.S. Columbian Celebration 1892/1893 and Ethnic Transformations of Christopher Columbus"; Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, 31. Mai 2011.

"From National Icon to Immigrant Hero: Constructing Columbus in the Late-Nineteenth and Early-Twentieth Century United States", Universität Regensburg, 14. Januar 2010.

Eingeladene Vorträge

"Hollywood Memories", DASI Shoptalk: Project Shorts and Peer-to-Peer Support (online), 10. Februar 2023.

mit Julia Leyda (NTNU Trondheim): "There is a Storm Coming!" Workshop "Three Works in Progress by Academic Filmmakers," Aarhus University (Dänemark), 2. Juni 2022.

"Continuity and Containment", Zoom Symposium "To Be Continued: Defining, Producing, Performing, Consuming, and Theorizing Serials and Adaptations", University of Delaware, 23.-24. September 2021.

Öffentliche Diskussionsrunde "Videografische Forschung in Wissenschaft und Kunst", Filmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf, 17. September 2021.

"The Video Essay: Doing and Presenting Research in the Digital Age", Zoominar "Videographic Criticism: Documentary Ethics, Reproductive Sequels, and Televisual Excess", US San Diego (USA), 18. Mai 2021.

"Academic Writing, Audiovisual Rhetoric, and the Scholarly Potential of the Video Essay", Konferenz "Videographic Criticism: Performative Knowledge Production and Aesthetic Practice", Universität Braunschweig, 7–8. November 2019.

"Repetition as a Way of Thinking Audiovisually", Symposium "Repetition and Variation: Video Essays as Comparative Film and Television Methodologies", Birkbeck College, London (GB), 12. Oktober 2019.

"American TV Series Revivals," Konferenz "Changing Channels in Global Media Industries", University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA), 21. März 2017.

"Remakes, Sequels & Co.: Hollywood’s Love Affair with Serial Modes of Storytelling", Symposium "The New Seriality Studies", Columbia University, New York (USA), 23. September 2016.

"'Match Them If You Can': The Cultural Work of 'Talker Remakes'", Konferenz "Managing Mass Culture: Serialization, Standardization and Modernity, 1880-1940", Leibniz Universität Hannover, 23–25. April 2015.

"Hollywood Remaking and Media-Generational Change", Kolloquium "To Be Continued: Serials, Series, and Sequential Viewing", East Anglia University, Norwich (GB), Juni 2014.

"Immigration, Nativism, Pluralism and the Case of Christopher Columbus", Salzburg Seminar American Studies Association (SSASA) 2012 Symposium "Resistance and Readiness: Immigration, Nativism and the Challenge of Ethnic and Religious Diversity in the U.S. and Europe Today", Salzburg Global Seminar (Östereich), 27. September– 1. Oktober 2012.

"'Curse Columbus and his country': New Readings of an Old Immigrant Theme", Workshop "New Perspectives on European Mass Migration to America", House of Emigrants in Växjö (Schweden), 26–27. Oktober 2009.

Weitere Wissenschaftliche Vorträge

"What Hollywood Means to Me: Individual and Collective Memory", Workshop "Global Hollywood, Global Audiences", Leibniz Universität Hannover, 14. Juli 2023.

"Hollywood Memories and Movie Generations: A Cross‐Cultural, Comparative Approach", HoMER Conference 2023 "Openings: Rethinking Centres and Peripheries in Historical Research about Moviegoing, Exhibition and Reception", TecnoCampus Mataró (Pompeu Fabra University), 4.‐7. Juli 2023.

mit Stefan Dierkes (Leibniz Universität Hannover): "Rethinking Time: Memory, Media, and Generation in the Age of Streaming Platforms", ECREA Konferenz "Rethink Impact", Aarhus University (Dänemark), 19.-22. Oktober 2022.

mit Stefan Dierkes und Alejandra Bulla (Leibniz Universität Hannover): "Hollywood Memories: Working with Digital (Research) Platforms", Workshop "Audience Research: Methods and Approaches", Leibniz Universität Hannover, 8. Juli 2022.

"Time Machines: Video Essays at the Intersection of Individual and Cultural Memory", Zoom Symposium "Interrogating the Modes of Videographic Criticism", Aarhus University (Dänemark), 24.-25. Februar 2022.

mit Vitaly Belik: "Graphs, Stats, and Networks: Remake Studies in the Age of Digital Humanities", ECREA Konferenz "Research Methods in Film Studies: Challenges and Opportunities", University of Ghent (Belgien), 18–19. Oktober 2019.

"Deep Focus: On the Process and Affordances of Videographic Scholarship", Symposium "Videographic Criticism: Aesthetics and Methods of the Video Essay", ACUD-Kino Berlin, 21. Juni 2019.

"Blade Runner 2049 and the Narrative Unfolding of the Film Sequel", (Panel: "Videographic Criticism and Serial Narrative") 2019 International Conference on Narrative, University of Navarra, Pamplona (Spanien), 30. Mai–1. Juni 2019.

"Reboot, Requel, Legacyquel: Jurassic World and the Nostalgia Franchise", (Panel: "Film Reboots") SCMS Annual Conference, Seattle (USA), 13.–17. März 2019.

mit Vitaly Belik: "Graphs, Stats, and Networks: Remake Studies in the Age of Digital Humanities", Workshop "Remake Studies: New Methods and Approaches", Freie Universität Berlin, 25. Oktober 2018.

"Hollywood Memories/Movie Generations: Remake Studies and Global Reception Practices", Workshop "Remake Studies: New Methods and Approaches", Freie Universität Berlin, 25. Oktober 2018.

"Remaking Winnetou, Reconfiguring German Fantasies of American Indians and the Wild West", Symposium "Remaking European Cinema", Ghent University (Belgien), 1. Juni 2018.

"A Theory of Hollywood Remaking", Forschungskolloquium Literature/Culture, John-F.-Kennedy-Institut für Nordamerikastudien, Freie Universität Berlin, 16. Mai 2018.

"Star Wars in China", Konferenz "Media Industries: Current Debates and Future Directions", King’s College London (GB), 18.–20. April 2018.

"'Everywhere You Look': Fuller House, Sequelization, and the Series Revival in Times of 'Peak TV'", SCMS Annual Conference, Chicago (USA), 22.–26. März 2017.

"Hollywood’s Serial Modes of Storytelling", 22nd SERCIA Conference "Cinema and Seriality", Université Paris Diderot (France), 8.–10. September 2016.

"Beyond the Formula? Hollywood Seriality and the Sequel Paradox", Konferenz "Seriality Seriality Seriality", Freie Universität Berlin, 22.–24. Juni 2016.

"The Remake as Archive," NECS 2015 Conference, Universität Łódź (Polen), 18.–20. Juni 2015.

"Inventing Norman’s Mom: Storyworld Expansion and Unfinished Business in Bates Motel", Internationale Konferenz "Bis Repetita Placent? (2) Remakes, Genre and Gender," Université du Havre (Frankreich), 9.–10. Oktober 2014.

mit Frank Kelleter: "Hollywood Remaking as Retrospective Serialization", Bologna Conference 2014 "Media Transformations/Transformative Media", Freie Universität Berlin, 25.–28. Juni 2014.

"Hollywood’s Franchise Era and the Logic of Remaking", SCMS Annual Conference, Seattle (USA), 19.–23. März 2014.

mit Frank Kelleter: "Retrospective Serialization: Hollywood Remaking as a Historical Practice", Internationale Konferenz "Popular Seriality", Universität Göttingen, 6.–8. Juni 2013.

"Remakes, Sequels, Prequels: Retrospective Serialization in Hollywood Cinema", Lichtenberg Workshop "Popular Seriality", Universität Göttingen / Lichtenberg-Kolleg, 8.–9. Juni 2012.

"From Clumsy Greenhorn to Joking Yankee: Strategic Humor in Immigrant Autobiographies", Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Amerikastudien (DGfA), Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, 31. Mai–3. Juni 2012.

"Rewriting the Past: Ethnic Transformations of the U.S. National Origin Myth", MESEA Konferenz, University of Pécs (Ungarn), 16.–20. Juni 2010.

"'A Place of Plentiful Food': Ernährung in jüdisch-amerikanischer Literatur," 5. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Historische Migrationsforschung "Migration und Ernährung", Universität Salzburg (Österreich), 14.–16. Mai 2010.

mit Alexander Starre: "The Tenements in Tinseltown: Anzia Yezierska’s Hungry Hearts on the Silver Screen", Universität Göttingen, 17. Dezember 2009.

"'The Modern Heirs of Columbus': Identity Construction and the Invention of a Transatlantic Past in the Era of the New Immigration (1880–1924)", 9. Internationale SAAS Konferenz "Water and American Renewal: Critical Readings, Political Interventions", Universitat de Barcelona (Spanien), 1.–3. April 2009.

"From U.S. National Icon to Immigrant Hero: The Ethnicization of Christopher Columbus, 1892-1929", American Studies Postgraduate Forum, Universität Münster, 31. Oktober–2. November 2008.

"Goodbye Columbus, Hello Abe! Changing Imagery on U.S. Paper Money and the Negotiation of American National Identity", Austrian Association of American Studies (AAAS) Konferenz, Velden am Wörthersee (Österreich), 24.–26. Oktober 2008.

"The Immigrant as Conquistador: Identity Fashioning and Political Purpose in Early Twentieth-Century U.S. Immigrant Autobiographies", MESEA Konferenz, Leiden University (Niederlande), 25.–28. Juni 2008.

"The Changing Functions of Sentimentalism in George Lippard’s The Quaker City, or; The Monks of Monk Hall", Symposium "Sexuality and Seduction in Early America", Leibniz Universität Hannover, 9.–10. Juli 2004.


The Video Essay Podcast: Episode 32, "Openness and Videographic Criticism", 1. Dezember 2023. https://thevideoessay.com/episode-32-openness-videographic-criticism.

Deutschlandfunk Kultur, Breitband: "KI-Stimmen in Filmen: Darth Vader lebt für immer", 1. Oktober 2022.

RND RedaktionsNetzwerk Deutschland, Hannah Scheiwe: "Medienexpertin zu 20 Jahren 9/11: 'Filme können Leerstellen füllen'", 12. September 2021.

Deutschlandfunk Nova, Grünstreifen: "Comfort Binge: Serie an, Kopf aus", 15. März 2021.
Deutschlandfunk, Corso: "Ambient TV: Gemütliche Berieselung", 10. Dezember 2020.

C-Net, Abrar Al-Heeti: "Hollywood will stop making reboots when you stop paying for them", 25. Oktober 2019.

Cheek Magazine, Pauline Le Gall, "Charmed, Buffy… les remakes de nos séries d'adolescentes font-ils du femwashing?", 12. Oktober 2018.

couchFM: "Me, My Netflix and I", 19. Februar 2016.

kulturradio rbb: "Weihnachtsklassiker im Fernsehen", 23. Dezember 2015.

FluxFM: "On the ritualistic consumption of Christmas movies", 23. Dezember 2015.

Deep Red Radio: "Der Weisse Hai revisited: Steven Spielbergs Jaws und die Geburt eines amerikanischen Albtraums – Im Interview mit Herausgeber Wieland Schwanebeck und Mitautoren", 15. Juli 2015.

Deutschlandradio Wissen, Grünstreifen: "Prequels: Entzauberte Mythen", 15. März 2014.


Workshop "The Scholarly Video Essay", im Rahmen des Global Sentimentality Project an der Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, 20.-22. Juli 2022.

"Reboots & Revivals", Atlantische Akademie, 21. April 2022.

mit Juliy Leyda (NTNU Trondheim): "Climate Fiction and the Future of Human Kind – Hope in between Dystopia?", SDG Conference Bergen 2022 (Norwegen), 8.-10. Februar 2022.

Diskussionsrunde, "Da tut sich was: Wie Netflix, Revivals und starke Frauen die amerikanische Fernsehlandschaft verändern", Lange Nacht der Wissenschaft, Berlin, 9. Juni 2018.

Diskussionsrunde, "Regionalkompetenz: USA", Internationale DAAD-Akademie (iDA), Bonn/Bad Godesberg, 27. November 2017.

"Film und Fernsehen: Welten schaffen, um die Welt zu verstehen", Konferenz "N1: Nachhaltig(keit) – Lernen durch Erzählungen", in der Reihe "Narrationen und Erzählformen in der Bildung für nachhaltige Entwicklung", Berlin, 8. Dezember 2017.

"Abschlussdiskussion: Bilanz der Tagung", GAIN-Jahrestagung 2017, San Francisco (USA), 25.-27. August 2017.

"Serielles Erzählen: Geschichte, Formen und Funktionen", Uniater Workshop, Potsdam, 10. Juli 2016.

"Fortsetzung folgt: Geschichte, Formen und Funktionen seriellen Erzählens", Autorenschule Textmanufaktur und Aufbau-Verlag Berlin, 18. April 2015.

mit Jared Sonnicksen: Panel "Higher Education in Germany", American Fulbright Scholars Orientation Meeting, Göttingen, 20. September 2012.

Pressemitteilungen und Erwähnungen der Forschung in den Medien

Meg Shields, "Climate Fictions: How Movies Dream About the Future", Film School Rejects, 4. September 2022. [Videoessay: "Climate Fictions, Dystopias, and Human Futures"]

David Hudson, "Let’s Be Scared all the Time", The Criterion Collection, 10. Juni 2022. [Videoessay: "Climate Fictions, Dystopias, and Human Futures"]

Pressemitteilung der Leibniz Universität Hannover: "Star Wars, Jurassic Park und Co. – Hollywoodfilme und ihre langfristige Rezeption in unterschiedlichen Kulturen", 27. April 2021

Webseite der Stadt Hannover:  "Hollywoodfilme und ihre langfristige Rezeption in unterschiedlichen Kulturen", 23. April 2021.

idw – Informationsdienst der Wissenschaft: "Star Wars, Jurassic Park und Co. – Hollywoodfilme und ihre langfristige Rezeption in unterschiedlichen Kulturen", 27. April 2021.

Pressemitteilung der Leibniz Universität Hannover: "Erste Fast-Track-to-Tenure-Professorin berufen", 27. November 2021.

James Francis Jr., "Why Did the Television Reboot Become all the Rage?", The Conversation, 11. Juni 2018 (aufgegriffen von Salon, San Francisco Chronicle, Business Insider, Yahoo, Houston Chronicle, etc.). [Forschung zu TV-Serien-Reboots]