Vorträge

KEYNOTE

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


GASTVORTRÄGE

"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 (UK), 3. März 2021.  

mit Shane Denson (Stanford University), "Videographic Workshop Series," Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim (Norway), 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 University (China), 15. November 2018.

"The Rise of the Hollywood Franchise," Nanjing University (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," Gastvortrag, University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA), 19. Januar 2017.

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

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

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

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

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

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

"‘Pomp, Pageantry and Patriotism’: The U.S. Columbian Celebration 1892/1893 and Ethnic Transformations of Christopher Columbus," Gastvortrag, 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

"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 (UK), 12. Oktober 2019.

"American TV Series Revivals," Konferenz "Changing Channels in Global Media Industries," University of Wisconsin-Madison, 21. March 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 (UK), 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 (Austria), 27. September– 1. October 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 (Sweden), 26–27. Oktober 2009.


KONFERENZVORTRÄGE UND MEHR

mit Vitaly Belik, "Graphs, Stats, and Networks: Remake Studies in the Age of Digital Humanities," ECREA Conference "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 (Spain), 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," Research Colloquium Literature/Culture, John-F.-Kennedy-Institut für Nordamerikastudien, Freie Universität Berlin, 16. Mai 2018.

"Star Wars in China," Media Industries: Current Debates and Future Directions, King’s College London (UK), 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," Seriality Seriality Seriality Konferenz, 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," International Conference "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. May–3. Juni 2012.

"Rewriting the Past: Ethnic Transformations of the U.S. National Origin Myth," MESEA Conference, 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)," 9th International SAAS Conference "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) Conference, 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 Conference, 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.


INTERVIEWS

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

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

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

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


WISSENSCHAFTSKOMMUNIKATION

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

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

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

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

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

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

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