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Prof.Dr. Kornelia Freitag

  • Professorin für Amerikanistik

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Lehrstuhl für American Studies
D-44780 Bochum
Raum: GB 5/133
Telefon: +49-234-32-25052
E-Mail: Kornelia.Freitag@rub.de

Biografische Daten

verheiratet, 2 Kinder

1981 Staatsexamen Englisch/Russisch, 1985 Promotion, wissenschaftliche Assistenz, Universität Potsdam

1992/93 und 1997/98 Visiting und Associate Scholar, Stanford University

2001 Habilitation und Erwerb der venia legendi für amerikanische Literatur und amerikanische Kultur, Universität Potsdam

2002 Berufung zur Universitätsprofessorin für Amerikanistik, insbesondere American Studies am Englischen Seminar der Ruhr-Universität Bochum

2005-2007 Prodekanin der Fakultät für Philologie der RUB

2007-2009 Dekanin der Fakultät für Philologie der RUB

SoSe 2010 Visiting Scholar, University of Washington, Seattle

seit 2010 Sprecherin der Sektion Geisteswissenschaften im Executive Board der Ruhr-University Research School

2012-2014 Stellvertretendes Mitglied des XIII. Senats der Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Seit 2014 Mitglied des XIV. Senats der Ruhr-Universität Bochum

SoSe 2015 Visiting Scholar, University of Washington, Seattle

AusgewÄhlte Publikationen

Monographie:

Cultural Criticism in Women’s Experimental Writing: The Poetry of Rosmarie Waldrop, Lyn Hejinian and Susan Howe. Heidelberg: Univ.-Verlag Winter, 2006.

Herausgeberschaften:

Recovery and Transgression: Memory in American Poetry. Cambridge Scholars: Newcastle upon Tyne, 2015.

Freitag, Kornelia, with Brian Reed. Locating Asian American Poetry. Colloquy. ARCADE. Stanford University. 17 August 2015.

together with Brian Reed. Modern American Poetry: Points of Access. Heidelberg: Univ.-Verlag Winter, 2013.

Apocalypse Soon: Religion and Popular Culture in the United States. [MasteRResearch] Münster: LIT, 2011.

together with Jeanne Cortiel, Christine Gerhard and Michael Wala. Religion in the USA. Heidelberg: Univ.-Verlag Winter, 2011.

together with Katharina Vester. Another Language: Poetic Experiments in Britain and North America. Münster: LIT, 2008.

“A Rosmarie Waldrop Feature.” How2 8.1 (2002)

Artikel

"Transnatioanl U.S. Literature. Manhattan Music by Meena Alexander." Urban Transformations in the U.S.A.: Spaces, Communities, Representations. Ed. Julia Sattler. Bielefeld: transcript, 2016. 131-162.

"'Eurydice': Agha Shahid Ali's Poetry of Memory." Recovery and Transgression: Memory in American Poetry. Ed. Kornelia Freitag. Cambridge Scholars: Newcastle upon Tyne, 2015. 209-221.

"Introduction." Recovery and Transgression: Memory in American Poetry. Ed. Kornelia Freitag. Cambridge Scholars: Newcastle upon Tyne, 2015. 1-17.

Freitag, Kornelia. "Meena Alexander in Whitman's Country." In: Locating American Poetry. Ed. Kornelia Freitag and Brian Reed. Colloquy. ARCADE. Stanford University. 17 August 2015.

"American Post-War Poetry: Theodore Roethke's 'The Lost Son' and Elizabeth Bishop's 'At the Fishhouses.'" A Handbook of American Poetry: Contexts – Developments – Readings. WVT Handbücher zum literaturwissenschaftlichen Studium. Ed. René Dietrich, Oliver Scheiding, and Clemens Spahr. Trier: WVT, 2015. 261-274.

"Down in the Treme: Televising Man-made Disaster in the New Millenium." After the Storm: The Cultural Politics of Hurricane Katrina. Eds. Simon Dickel and Evangelia Kindinger. Bielefeld: transcript, 2015. 61-78.

"No Aging in India, or why Herr K. turned pale." Crossroads in American Studies: Transnational and Biocultural Encounters. Ed. Frederike Offizier, Marc Priewe, and Ariane Schröder. Heidelberg: Winter, 2015.

"Contemporary Indian-American Poetry: At the Crossroads of Cultures.” Modern American Poetry: Points of Access. Brian Reed and Kornelia Freitag (eds). Heidelberg 2013. 175-194.

with B. Reed, "Introduction: How to Read." Modern American Poetry: Points of Access. Brian Reed and Kornelia Freitag (eds). Heidelberg 2013. 7-16.

“Von ‚Passage to India‘ zu ‚Ashtamudi Lake’: Indisch-amerikanische poetische Räume ‚In Whitman’s Country.’” Comparatio 3.1 (2011): 39-73.

“In God We Trust: Religion and Culture in the United States.” Ed. Kornelia Freitag. Apocalypse Soon: Religion and Popular Culture in the United States. [MasteRResearch] Münster: LIT, 2011.

”’Holding the pencil like one lonely chopstick,’ or Re-Writing the Gaze.” Orient and Orientalism in US- American Poetry and Poetics. Ed. Sabine Sielke and Christian Kloeckner. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2009 [Transcription: Cultures.Concepts.Controversies]. 299-310.

“Another Language.” Another Language: Poetic Experiments in Britain and North America. Ed. Kornelia Freitag and Katharina Vester. Münster: LIT, 2008. 3-10.

'‘And it was only later … that I learned … to reinvent my own history:’ Jessica Hagedorns Dogeaters als postkolonialer Text.” Ed. Peter Drexler and Rainer Schnoor. Against the Grain / Gegen den Strich gelesen: Studies in English and American Literature and Literary Theory. Berlin: trafo, 2004. 93-106.

“‘Faun and Nymph‘ – Nathaniel Hawthorne und die Fremde/n.“ Fremdes Begehren: Transkulturelle Beziehungen in Literatur, Kunst und Medien. Ed. Eva Lezzi and Monika Ehlers. Weimar: Böhlau, 2003. 45-56.

“Susan Howe’s Thorow(s) – The Politics of Place and Time in Postmodern Poetry.” A World of Local Voices: Poetry in English Today.Ed. Klaus Martens, Paul Morris and Arlette Warken. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2003. 124-135.

“Truth While Climbing the Stairs.“ A Rosmarie Waldrop Feature. Ed. Kornelia Freitag. How2  8.1 (2002)13.12.2011

“‘Über die sprachliche Verfertigung der Geschlechter‘ oder: ‚Warum eigentlich Wittgenstein?‘“  Potsdamer Studien zur Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung 5.1/2 (2001): 8-19.

“‘A Woman Is Hiking’ - Grenzüberschreitungen in The Captivity and Restauration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson.” Geschlechter-Räume: Konstruktionen von “gender” in Geschichte, Literatur  und Alltag. Ed. Margarete Hubrath. Köln: Böhlau, 2001. 179-193.

“Representations of Peculiar Motions - Rosmarie Waldrop’s Poethics.” The Mechanics of the Mirage: Postwar American Poetry. Ed. Michel Delville and Christine Pagnoulle. Liège: Université de Liège L 3, 2000. 285-301.

“Buying Rolls and Crossing Borders - Reading Elke Erb.” How2 1.3 (2000).

“Decomposing American History as Cultural Analysis: Rosmarie Waldrop’s shorter american memory.” The Construction and Contestation of American Cultures and Identities in the Early National Period. Ed. Udo Hebel. Heidelberg: Univ.-Verlag Winter, 1999. 443-459.

“Die Verarbeitung des Holocaust im Comic: zur Bilderwelt des Art Spiegelman.” Jüdische Literatur und Kultur in Großbritannien und den USA nach 1945. (Jüdische Kultur, 3) Ed. Beate Neumeier. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1998. 171-188.

“‘A pause, a rose, something on paper’ - Autobiography as Language Writing in Lyn Hejinian’s My Life.” Amerikastudien: American Studies 43.2 (1998): 313-327.

“Writing Language Poetry as a Woman: Susan Howe’s Feminist Project in A Bibliography of the King’s Book, or Eikon Basilike.” Amerikastudien: American Studies 40.1 (1995): 45-57.

Weitere Publikationen

Rezension von Andrew S. Gross & Susanne Rohr, Comedy – Avant-Garde –Scandal: Remembering the Holocaust after the End of History The Holocaust, Art, and Taboo: Transatlantic Exchanges on the Ethics and Aesthetics of Representation, ed. Sophia Komor & Susanne Rohr; ANGLIA JOURNAL OF ENGLISH PHILOLO GY. 130.1 (2012): 120-126.

„Transnationalismus im Film: ‚Von wegen kalter Kaffee.‘“ Rubin Sonderheft „Global Change“ (2007): 6-11.

with Brian Reed co-ordination of FORUM 6 “Multinationalism, Globalization, and Women’s Experimental Writing.” How2 1.5 (2001).

Kontakt

  • Prof. Dr. Kornelia Freitag
    Lehrstuhl für American Studies
    Universitätsstraße 150
    D-44780 Bochum
    GB 5/133
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