Prof. Dr. Heike Paul

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Internationales Kolleg für Geisteswissenschaftliche Forschung "Schicksal, Freiheit und Prognose. Bewältigungsstrategien in Ostasien und Europa"
Hartmannstr. 14
91052 Erlangen




Home Institution: Department of English and American Studies, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg


Curriculum Vitae

-Studied American Studies, English and Political Science at Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt/M. and the University of Washington, Seattle
-Fellow of the Doctoral Program "Geschlechterdifferenz & Literatur", Ludwig Maximilians-University Munich; PhD Leipzig University 1998
-PhD research in the U.S. (DAAD grant, Harvard University and University of Massachusetts 1995; John E. Sawyer Fellow, Longfellow Institute, Harvard University, spring 1998; DFG grant, Harvard University, fall 1998)
-Postdoctoral Research: Harvard University, Cambridge 1999
-Assistant Professor at the Department for American Studies, Leipzig University; Habilitation 2004
-Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg Berlin 2003/2004
-As of December 2004 professor for North American Literature and Culture, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
-Teaching and research at Keele University, GB (2006, Erasmus), Wayne State University, Detroit (2008, partner program; 2010, BAA Summer Academy), the University of Toronto and York University (2008, Faculty Enrichment Program; 2010, Faculty Research Program), and Washington, D.C. (2012, BAA Summer Academy), Dartmouth College (2014, Harris Professorship) as well as Miami (2016, BAA Summer Academy).

Selected Publications

Books

2014The Myths That Made America: An Introduction to American Studies. Bielefeld: Transcript, 2014.
2005Kulturkontakt und Racial Presences: Afro-Amerikaner und die deutsche Amerika-Literatur, 1815-1914. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag C. Winter, 2005.
1999Mapping Migration: Women's Writing and the American Immigrant Experience from the 1950s to the 1990s. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag C. Winter, 1999.

Books edited

2017(with Kay Kirchmann and Markus Gottwald) (Extra)Ordinary Presence Social Configurations and Cultural Repertoires. Bielefeld: Transcript.
2016(with Klaus Lösch and Meike Zwingenberger) Critical Regionalism. Heidelberg: Winter.
2015(with Christoph Ernst) Amerikanische Fernsehserien der Gegenwart: Perspektiven der American Studies und der Media Studies. Bielefeld: Transcript.
2015(with Katharina Gerund) Die amerikanische Reeducation-Politik nach 1945: Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven auf "America's Germany". Bielefeld: Transcript.
2015(with Antje Kley) Rural America. Heidelberg: Winter.
2014(with Tanja Roppelt) Levi Strauss Lecture No. 5: Ulrich Krüger, "Die Mafia ist schuld: Warum US-amerikanische Fernsehserien immer besser werden und sie trotzdem keiner schaut".
2013(with Christoph Ernst) Präsenz und implizites Wissen: Zur Interdependenz zweier Schlüsselbegriffe der Kultur- und Sozialwissenschaften. Bielefeld: Transcript.
2013(with Tanja Roppelt) Levi Strauss Lecture No.4: Andrei S. Markovits, "Sport as a Major Cultural Construct in the Advanced Industrial World at the Beginning of the 21st Century: A Historical and Comparative Perspective".
2012(with Alexandra Ganser and Katharina Gerund) Pirates, Drifters, Fugitives: Figures of Mobility in the US and Beyond. Heidelberg: Winter.
2011(with Tanja Roppelt) Levi Strauss Lecture No. 2: Reinhold Wagnleitner, "Jazz: The Classical Music of Globalization".
2010(with Tanja Roppelt) Levi Strauss Lecture No. 1: "Lynn Downey, Levi Strauss and the History and Global Culture of the Levi's Brand".
2007(with Alexandra Ganser) Screening Gender: Geschlechterszenarien in der gegenwärtigen US-amerikanischen Populärkultur. Münster: Lit-Verlag.
2006(with Werner Sollors) Multilingualism and American Studies. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag C. Winter.