PD Dr. Christiane Schlote

Lehrbeauftragte (Adjunct Lecturer)

Christiane Schlote joined the Department of English in 2015. Her main research and teaching interests include postcolonial and transnational theories and cultures (esp. South Asia, Africa and the Middle East), contemporary British and Anglophone drama, war and commemoration, migration and refugee discourses, petrofiction, postcolonial cityscapes and Latina/o American and Asian American culture. She studied English, Theatre, American Studies, Anthropology and Communication Studies in Berlin and Winston-Salem, NC. Christiane Schlote taught English and postcolonial literary and cultural studies at Berlin, Berne, Magdeburg and Zurich Universities and was a visiting scholar at Harvard (1994-1995, 2009), New York (1993) and Stanford (2004) Universities, a Visiting Fellow at the University of Oxford (2003), an Academic Visitor at the University of Cambridge (2009) and an Academic Associate at the American University of Beirut (2012). She is the author of Bridging Cultures: Latino- und asiatisch-amerikanisches Theater in New York (1997) and co-editor of New Beginnings in Twentieth-Century Theatre and Drama (with Peter Zenzinger, 2003), Constructing Media Reality. The New Documentarism (with Eckart Voigts-Virchow, 2008) and Representations of War, Migration and Refugeehood: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (with Daniel Rellstab, 2015). Current research projects concern Anglophone literatures and human rights, in particular, literary and cultural representations of humanitarian aid, global working-class studies and British imperialism and the Edwardian era.

Consultation hour: by appointment





Englisches Seminar
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