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Nicole POPPENHAGEN

CV

  • Since 2014: University Assistant (Universitätsassistentin prae-doc), American Studies, Department of English and American Studies, University of Vienna, Austria
  • 2011-2014: Lecturer and Research Assistant (Lehrkraft für besondere Aufgaben/Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin), American Studies, Department of English and Linguistics, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany
  • 2011: State Exam: English and French (M.A. equivalent), Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany, with honors
  • 2007-2008: Teaching Fellow, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, USA

 Research Interests

  • (Trans)Pacific Studies
  • Chinese and Asian American Literature and Culture
  • Life Writing
  • Transnational American Studies
  • Contemporary American Television

Publications

Grants and Fellowships

  • Fellow, 12th Heidelberg Center for American Studies Spring Academy, Heidelberg Center for American Studies, Heidelberg, Germany. March 2015.
  • Travel Grant, 5th International Osnabrück Summer Institute on the Cultural Study of the Law, University of Osnabrück, Osnabrück, Germany. August 2014.
  • Participant, Harvard Institute for World Literature, City University Hong Kong, China. June/July 2014.
  • Fellow, Bavarian American Academy’s Fifth International Summer Academy: "American Studies in a Transatlantic Perspective: Critical Regionalism in Politics and Culture." Munich and Nuremberg, Germany. May 2013.
  • PROMOS Grant of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) at the Beijing Culture and Language University, Beijing, China. March 2013.
  • Mentee, Christine de Pizan Program (Mentoring in the Humanities and the Social Sciences), Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany. 2013.
  • COMENIUS Assistantship Grant of the Programme of Life-Long Learning of the European Commission for a teaching assistantship at the Athenée Royal Bastogne-Houffalize, Belgium, April-June 2011.
  • Fellowship for an academic year at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, USA. 2007-2008.

Conference and Workshop Organization

  • with Jens Temmen: workshop "(Trans)Pacific Knowledge Landscapes," 62nd Annual Conference of the German Association for American Studies (DGfA/GAAS), University of Bonn, Germany. May 28-31, 2015.
  • with Diane Bélisle-Wolf, Melanie Hanslik, Caroline Heller, Xiuming He, and Nele Sawallisch: annual conference of the Postgraduate Forum (PGF) of the German Association for American Studies (DGfA). Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany. October 10-12, 2014.
  • with Birgit Däwes, Karin Schmid-Gerlich, Alexandra Ganser, and Alexandra Hauke: international conference "Transgressive Television," Amerika Haus Vienna, Austria. October 1-3, 2014.
  • with Birgit Däwes, Alexandra Ganser, and Alexandra Hauke: international conference "Native North American Survivance and Memory: Celebrating Gerald Vizenor," University of Vienna, Autria. June 20-23, 2014.

Conference Papers, Presentations, Lectures

  • "Myths and Mysteries: (Re)Creating Transpacific Memories in Chinese American Family Narratives." 12th Heidelberg Center for American Studies Spring Academy 2015. Heidelberg Center fro American Studies, Heidelberg, Germany. March 2015.
  • "'Taming the Money Dragon' -- 'Family Laws' in Chinese American Literature." Final Symposium of the 5th International Osnabrück Summer Institute on the Cultural Study of the Law. University of Osnabrück, Osnabrück, Germany. August 2014.
  • "Standing on 'Shifting Grounds': Negotiations of Power and Gender in Transpacific Communities." International Conference: Shifting Grounds: Cultural Tectonics along the Pacific Rim. Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz/Germersheim, Germany. July 2014.
  • "Transpacific Communities and Chinese American Literature." Bavarian American Academy – Fifth International Summer Academy: American Studies in a Transatlantic Perspective: Critical Regionalism in Politics and Culture. Munich and Nuremberg, Germany. May 2013.
  • "Germans and the American Way of Life: US Influence on Post-War Germany." School of International Studies, University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, China. March 2013.
  • "'You lie with stories': Mother-Daughter Conflicts and Transnational Storytelling in Chinese American Literature." 11th Annual Students and Graduate Conference: Playing House: Shifting Paradigms of Family and Kinship. Humboldt University Berlin, Germany. November 2012.
  • "'Transnational Haunting': Conceptualizing the Uncanny in the Works of the Chinese Diaspora." Postgraduate Forum, German Association for American Studies. University of Marburg, Germany. November 2012.

CONTACT:

Room: 3G 01 24 (1st floor)
T: +43 1 4277-424-12

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Office Hours:

Summer Term:
Mon, 3-4 p.m.

Semester Break:
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Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik /
Department of English
Universität Wien
Campus d. Universität Wien
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1090 Wien
Austria

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