The research that members of American Studies Leipzig conduct is regularly published in journal articles, edited collections, monographs, and other forms of publication. Below, you can find a selection of publications written and edited by ASL scholars in the past years.

Recent Book Publications by Researchers at ASL

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enlarge the image: Cover of The West and the Word - Imagining, Formatting, and Ordering the American West in Nineteenth-Century Cultural Discourse, Image Credit: Berlin: de Gruyter.
enlarge the image: Cover of Narrative Instability - Destabilizing Identities, Realities, and Textualities in Contemporary American Popular Culture, Image Credit: Universitätsverlag Winter Heidelberg.
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Graduate Journal aspeers: emerging voices in american studies

aspeers is the first and currently only graduate journal for American Studies in Europe. Embedded into the American Studies Leipzig MA Program, its issues are available online and in print. In keeping with the university's open-access policy, aspeers publishes all academic articles under a creative commons attribution license.

With the members of the reviewing editorial staff being MA students at Leipzig, aspeers is currently the only graduate-level peer-reviewed publication channel for students in European American Studies programs. To learn more about the project and the journal issues published over the last years, please refer to the website

ASL Research Published in the Last Five Years

For complete lists of publication of ASL members, please refer to everybody's individual faculty profile.

To provide you with an idea of the different topics and themes covered by research done at ASL, we are listing only a selection of publications from the last five years below:


  • Herrmann, Sebastian M., Katja Kanzler, and Stefan Schubert, eds. Beyond Narrative: Literature, Culture, and the Borderlands of Narrativity. Transcript, 2022.
  • Herrmann, Sebastian M., Katja Kanzler, and Stefan Schubert. “Borderlands of Narrativity: Towards a Study of Narrative Liminality and Its Cultural Work.” Beyond Narrative: Exploring Narrative Liminality and Its Cultural Work, edited by Sebastian M. Herrmann, Katja Kanzler, and Stefan Schubert, transcript, 2022, 9-24.
  • Herrmann, Sebastian M. “Unnecessary Complications? The Interplay of Symbolic Forms in John Carroll Power’s ‘Diagram and Statistical Record of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence.’Beyond Narrative: Exploring Narrative Liminality and Its Cultural Work, edited by Sebastian M. Herrmann, Katja Kanzler, and Stefan Schubert, transcript, 2022, 71-84.
  • Kanzler, Katja, Stefan Schubert, and Sophie Spieler, editors. Realität in Serie: Realitätsbehauptungen in zeitgenössischen Fernsehserien. Springer, 2022.
  • Kanzler, Katja, and Stefan Schubert. “‘Reality Matters’: Zur Rolle von Realität(en) in Fernsehserien.” Realität in Serie: Realitätsbehauptungen in zeitgenössischen Fernsehserien, edited by Katja Kanzler, Stefan Schubert, and Sophie Spieler, Springer, 2022, pp. 1-16.
  • Kanzler, Katja. “Affect, the Popular, and Vogues of Feeling in Pop Culture (Studies): On Robyn Warhol's Having a Good Cry.” Culture2: Theorizing Theory for the 21st Century. Vol. 1. Ed. Frank Kelleter and Alexander Starre. Transcript, 2022. 143-156.

  • Kanzler, Katja. “‘No Show Dissed Quite Like This One’: Invective at the Borderlands of Narrative and Spectacle in Veep." Beyond Narrative: Exploring Narrative Liminality and Its Cultural Work. Ed. Sebastian Herrmann, Katja Kanzler, and Stefan Schubert. Transcript, 2022. 157-170.

  • Kanzler, Katja. “The Handmaid’s Whiteness: ‘Race’ in Roman und Serie.” Bildung nach reaktionären Revolutionen: Was sich von der TV Serie The Handmaid's Tale lernen lässt. Ed. Anja Besand. Springer, 2022. 17-30.

  • Ravizza, Eleonora. With Stefan Schubert: “‘They Don’t Make Anything Like They Used To’: Visual, Narrative, and Ideological Nostalgia for the West(ern) in Westworld (2016).” Comparative American Studies: An International Journal, vol. 19, no. 4, 2022, pp. 419-37.

  • Schadewaldt, Annika M. “Saul Bellow’s Henderson the Rain King and the Zany Postwar Novel.” COPAS: Current Objectives of Postgraduate American Studies, vol. 23, no. 1, 2022, pp. 71-87.

  • Schubert, Stefan. “‘I Must Decide for Myself’: Narrativizing Agency in Choice-Heavy Video Games.” Anglistik, vol. 33, no. 1, 2022, pp. 15-28.
  • Schubert, Stefan. “‘Playing for Space’: Negotiating and Narrativizing Space in One Hour One Life.” Video Games and Spatiality in American Studies, edited by Dietmar Meinel, de Gruyter, 2022, pp. 167-80.
  • Schubert, Stefan. “‘To Live Your Life Again, Turn to Page 1’: Affordances of Narrative and Play in Neil Patrick Harris’s Choose Your Own Autobiography.” Beyond Narrative: Exploring Narrative Liminality and Its Cultural Work, edited by Sebastian M. Herrmann, Katja Kanzler, and Stefan Schubert, transcript, 2022, 113-27
  • Schubert, Stefan. “Watching for the Plot? Rezeptionspraktiken und Narrative um soziale Klasse und Gerechtigkeit in Making a Murderer und The Staircase.” Realität in Serie: Realitätsbehauptungen in zeitgenössischen Fernsehserien, edited by Katja Kanzler, Stefan Schubert, and Sophie Spieler, Springer, 2022, pp. 33-50.
  • Wöll, Steffen. “Kennedicide In The ‘Heartland Of The Real’: Conspiracy, Coincidence, And Narrative Instability In Don Delillo’s Libra.” New Academia XI (Jan. 2022). Open Access.
  • Wöll, Steffen. “Beyond the Artifact: Unfolding Medieval, Algorithmic, and Unruly Lives of Maps.” Material Culture Review / Revue de la Culture Matérielle, no. 92, 2022, pp. 54-71.

  • Wöll, Steffen. “The Sealsfield Enigma and the Narrative Politics of the Transatlantic Western.” The Western in the Global Literary Imagination, edited by Christopher Conway, Marek Paryż, and David Rio, Brill, 2022, pp. 131-48.

  • Wöll, Steffen. “‘True Places Never Are’: Navigating (Trans)Oceanic Imaginations in Moby-Dick.” American Studies Over_Seas Vol. 1: Narrating Multiple America(s), edited by Edgardo Medeiros da Silva, Margarida Vale de Gato, Mário Avelar et al., Peter Lang, 2022, pp. 51-63.


  • Doberitz, Sarah, and Sebastian M. Herrmann. “SHRIMP (Social Hypertext and Interactive Mapping Platform): Ein exemplarisches digitales Lehr-Lern-Setting in den textbasierten Geisteswissenschaften.” Ursprünge hinterfragen - Vielfalt ergründen - Praxis einordnen: ReGeneration Hochschullehre, edited by Angelika Thielsch et al., vol. 138, 2021, pp. 131–43.
  • Herrmann, Sebastian M. “Leipzig’s Social Hypertext Reader SHRIMP and the ‘Introduction to American Studies’.” American Studies Journal 70 (2020). Web. 26 Jan. 2021. DOI 10.18422/70-02.
  • Kanzler, Katja. "The Cringe and the Sneer: Structures of Feeling in Veep." Humanities 10.4 (2021).
  • Kanzler, Katja. "Invective Form in Popular Media Culture: Genre — Mode — Affordance. Kulturwissenschaftliche Zeitschrift 6.1 (2021): 26-36.Kanzler, Katja. "Die invektive Produktion gegenderter Körper im Makeover TV: Von What Not to Wear bis Queer Eye." in Uwe Israel/Jürgen Müller, eds. Körper-Kränkungen. Der menschliche Leib als Medium der Herabsetzung. Campus, 2021, 400-413.
  • Lange, Mascha. “Science Fiction Imagines Intersex: Melissa Scott’s Shadow Man (1995).” GenderGraduateProjects V, edited by Stefan Horlacher et al, Leipziger Universitätsverlag, 2021.
  • Lange, Mascha. “Transmediale Verhandlungen sexueller Gewalt: Der Fall Elva und Stranger.” Interdisziplinäre Beiträge zur Geschlechterforschung, edited by Ann-Christin Kleinert et al, Verlag Barbara Budrich, 2021.
  • Mayar, Mahshid, and Stefan Schubert. “The Joystick in the Garden: Video Games, American Studies, and Politics.” Introduction. European Journal of American Studies, vol. 16, no. 3, 2021.
  • Mayar, Mahshid, and Stefan Schubert, editors. “Video Games and/in American Studies: Politics, Popular Culture, and Populism.” Special issue of European Journal of American Studies, vol. 16, no. 3, 2021.
  • Müller, Claudia. “The Cultural Image of the Fat Poor in German News Media.” The Routledge Companion to Media and Poverty, edited by Sandra L. Borden, Routledge, 2021, pp. 234-43.
  • Pisarz-Ramirez, Gabriele. “Being Black in the Archipelagic Americas: Racialized (im)Mobilities in the Autobiographies of James Weldon Johnson and Evelio Grillo”. Atlantic Studies, published online on July 13, 2021,
  • Pisarz-Ramirez, Gabriele. „The politics of remembering in Carmen Aguirre’s The Refugee HotelInter-American Perspectives in the 21st Century. Eds. Olaf Kaltmeier/Wilfried Raussert: Trier, WVT, Tempe: Bilingual Press/University of New Orleans Press, 2021.
  • Ravizza, Eleonora. “‘Look, It’s Superman!’: Melodrama and Masculinity in Mad Men.” Contemporary Quality TV: The Auteur, the Fans, and Constructions of Gender, edited by Saskia M. Fürst and Ralph J. Poole, LIT, 2021, pp. 109–30.
  • Schubert, Stefan. “‘Liberty for Androids!’: Player Choice, Politics, and Populism in Detroit: Become Human.” European Journal of American Studies, vol. 16, no. 3, 2021.
  • Schubert, Stefan. “Metatextuality.” Encyclopedia of Video Games: The Culture, Technology, and Art of Gaming, edited by Mark J. P. Wolf, ABC-CLIO, 2021, 632-36.
  • Schubert, Stefan. “Playing as/against Violent Women: Imagining Gender in the Postapocalyptic Landscape of The Last of Us Part II.” Gender Forum, vol. 80, 2021, pp. 30-54.
  • Schubert, Stefan. “Playing with (Meta)Fictionality and Self-Reflexivity in the Video Game The Stanley Parable.” Fictionality, Factuality, and Reflexivity Across Discourses and Media, edited by Erika Fülöp, de Gruyter, 2021, pp. 212-28.
  • Stieglitz, Olaf. "Kulturgeschichte des Körpers", in: Kristina Brümmer, Alexandra Janetzko u. Thomas Alkemeyer (Hg.), Ansätze einer Kultursoziologie des Sports. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, 2021, S. 115-133.
  • Usbeck, Frank. “Beyond Horseplay. Leipzig’s Ethnological Museum, Indian Hobbyists in the GDR, and Experimental Ethnography as Popular Education.” Schorch, Philipp, and Daniel Habit, editors. Curating (Post-)Socialist Environments, transcript, 2021, 141-64.
  • Wöll, Steffen. “Spatial Imaginations and Counter-Geographies of Oregon and the Far West.” Reinventar o social: movimentos e narrativas de resistência nas Américas / Reinventing the Social: Movements and Narratives of Resistance in the Americas. Eds. Isabel Caldeira, Maria José Canelo, and Gonçalo Cholant. Coimbra University Press. 2021: 237-63. Print & Open Access.
  • Wöll, Steffen. “‘Then I Started for the Mountains’: Retracing Louisiana’s Human Geographies across Five Remarkable Biographies.” Clio: A Journal of Literature, History, and the Philosophy of History 49 (2021) 1: 42-64. Print.


  • Durdel, Patrick, Annika M. Schadewaldt et al. Literaturtheorie nach 2001. Matthes & Seitz, 2020.
  • Euritt, Alyn, and Anne Korfmacher. Intimität und Zeitlichkeit der Podcast-Kommentarform: Am Beispiel von “My Dad Wrote a Porno.” kommunikation@gesellschaft, no. 2, 2020, pp. 1–22, doi:10.15460/kommges.2020.21.2.619.
  • Euritt, Alyn. “Within the Wires’ Intimate Fan-Based Publics.” Gender Forum, 2020, Ed. Julia Hoydis.
  • Kanzler, Katja. "Female Lawyer Figures in Contemporary TV Legal Drama: Embodiment and Gender in Figurations of the Legal Process." in Irina Brittner/Sabine N. Meyer/Peter Schneck, eds. We the People? The United States and the Question of Rights. Winter, 2020, 233-247.
  • Pisarz-Ramirez, Gabriele. “Foundational Narratives in the United States and Latin America“. In W. Raussert, G. Anatol und J. Michael (Hg.) Rethinking the Americas Vol. IV: Key Topics in Literature and Music. Farnham. 2020.
  • Ravizza, Eleonora. Revisiting and Revising the Fifties in Contemporary US Popular Culture Self-Reflexivity, Melodrama, and Nostalgia in Film and Television. J.B. Metzler, 2020.
  • Schadewaldt, Annika M. “Going Slumming in Mexico: Rereading Primitivism in Katherine Anne Porter’s Flowering Judas and Other Stories.” Beyond the Margins: A Journal of Graduate Literary Scholarship, vol. 1, 2020. (PDF)
  • Schubert, Stefan. “Playing With, Not Against, Empires: Video Games and (Post)Colonialism.” US Studies Online, 27 Nov. 2020.
  • Schubert, Stefan. “‘This Whole World Is a Story’: Popularizing Narrative Instability in Contemporary Film and Television.” Ex-centric Narratives: Journal of Anglophone Literature, Culture and Media, vol. 4, 2020, pp. 13-27.
  • Stieglitz, Olaf. "Swimming the Crawl to Educate the Modern Body: Visual Material and the Expanding Market for Participatory Sports in the USA, 1890s–1930s", in: Christian Bonah u. Anja Laukötter (Hg.), Body, Capital, and Screens. Visual Media and the Healthy Self in the 20th Century. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2020, S. 159-179.
  • Wöll, Steffen. “The Horrors of the Oriental Space and Language in H.P. Lovecraft’s ‘The Shadow over Innsmouth.’” Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik 68 (2020) 3: 233–249. Print.
  • Wöll, Steffen. “Shuffling Narratives: Apocalypticism, Postmodernism, and Zombies.” ANGLICA: An International Journal of English Studies 29 (2020) 1: 87–107. Print.
  • Wöll, Steffen. “Voyages through Literary Space: Mapping Globe and Nation in Richard Henry Dana’s Two Years Before the Mast.” Polish Journal for American Studies 14 (2020): 197-209. Open Access.
  • Wöll, Steffen. The West and the Word: Imagining, Formatting, and Ordering the American West in Nineteenth-Century Cultural Discourse. Dialectics of the Global. Vol. 13. Ed. Matthias Middell. de Gruyter. 2020. Print.


  • Herrmann, Sebastian M. “Post-Truth = Post-Narrative?: Reading the Narrative Liminality of Transnational Right-Wing Populism.” The Routledge Companion to Transnational American Studies, edited by Nina Morgan, Alfred Hornung, and Takayuki Tatsumi, Routledge, 2019, pp. 288-96.
  • Herrmann, Sebastian M. “‘Songs’ and ‘Inventories’: Democratic Literature, the 19th-Century Data Imaginary, and the Narrative Liminality of the Poetic Catalog.” Revisiting Walt Whitman: On the Occasion of His 200th Birthday, edited by Winfried Herget, Peter Lang, 2019, pp. 163-86.
  • Kanzler, Katja, and Christian Schwarke, editors. Star Trek Discovery: Gesellschaftsvisionen für die Gegenwart. Springer, 2019.
  • Kanzler, Katja, und Christian Schwarke. "Star Trek und die neue Unübersichtlichkeit: Eine Einführung." in Kanzler/Schwarke, eds., Star Trek: Discovery. Gesellschaftsvisionen für die Gegenwart. Springer, 2019. 9-26.
  • Kanzler, Katja. "(Meta-)Disparagement Humour: The Poetics and Politics of Mockery in the Sitcom Two Broke Girls." in Mi-Cha Flubacher/Sara Hägi-Mead, eds., Taboo and Transgression: Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Migration, Integration, and Diversity. Theoretische Beiträge des Zentrums für Integrationsstudien. TU Dresden, 2019. 15-24.
  • Kanzler, Katja. "Star Trek: Discovery. Fremdsetzung, Serialität und der Star Trek-Kanon." in Kanzler/Schwarke, eds., Star Trek: Discovery. Gesellschaftsvisionen für die Gegenwart. Springer, 2019. 107-121.
  • Kanzler, Katja. "Veep, Invective Spectacle, and the Figure of the Comedic Antiheroine." Zeitschrift fuer Anglistik und Amerikanistik 67.2 (2019). 147-162.
  • Lange, Mascha. “Of Pregnant Kings and Manly Landladies – Negotiating Intersex in Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Left Hand of Darkness.” aspeers: emerging voices in american studies, vol. 12, 2019, pp. 117-138.
  • Möring, Maren, Gabriele Pisarz-Ramirez, and Ute Wardenga. Imaginationen. (Dialektik des Globalen. Kernbegriffe 5). Berlin: De Gruyter, 2019
  • Pisarz-Ramirez, Gabriele, and Steffen Wöll. Periphere Räume in der Amerikanistik. (Dialektik des Globalen. Kernbegriffe 3). Berlin: De Gruyter, 2019.
  • Pisarz-Ramirez, Gabriele. “American Studies and Global Studies in the U.S.”. The Many Facets of Global Studies Perspectives from the Erasmus Mundus Global Studies Programme. Ed. Konstanze Klemm u. Matthias Middell. Leipzig: Universitätsverlag 2019.
  • Schadewaldt, Annika M. ““I’m Not a Real Person Yet”: Queering Coming of Age in Frances Ha.” aspeers, no. 12, 2019, pp. 97-116. (PDF)
  • Schubert, Stefan. “Narrative and Play in American Studies: Ludic Textuality in the Video Game Alan Wake and the TV Series Westworld.” Playing the Field: Video Games and American Studies, edited by Sascha Pöhlmann, de Gruyter, 2019, pp. 113-30.
  • Schubert, Stefan. Narrative Instability: Destabilizing Identities, Realities, and Textualities in Contemporary American Popular Culture. Winter, 2019. American Studies - A Monograph Ser. 305.
  • Stieglitz, Olaf. "Bordered Lands. Die Visualisierung des Grenzgebiets zu Mexiko im US-Kino der 1910er Jahre", in: Delia González de Reufels, Winfried Pauleit u. Angela Rabing (Hg.), Grenzüberschreitendes Kino. Geoästhetik, Arbeitsmigration und transnationale Identitätsbildung. Berlin: Bertz + Fischer, 2019, S. 62-70.
  • Stieglitz, Olaf. "'I feel the same way now. Only more so.' The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) und die diffuse Angst der weißen USA nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg", in: Johannes Hürter u. Tobias Hof (Hg.), Verfilmte Trümmerlandschaften. Nachkriegserzählungen im internationalen Kino 1945–1949. Schriftenreihe der Vierteljahrshefte für Zeitgeschichte, Band 119. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2019, S. 114-128.
  • Stieglitz, Olaf. "'Mentally superior children are born of physically superior people': Bernarr Macfadden’s Physical Culture World and the Influence of Eugenic Thought in American Fitness Culture, 1900s-1930s", in: Amerikastudien / American Studies 64:2, 2019, S. 241-264.
  • Wöll, Steffen. “‘Fear Thy Neighbor’: Paranoia and Suburban Victim-Hood in Mark Pellington’s Arlington Road.” Traditions and Transitions. Vol. 1. Eds. Emilia Slavova et al. St. Kliment Ohridski University Press. 2019: 290–302. Open Access.
  • Wöll, Steffen. “‘To Be Murdered’: Simulations of Objectivity, Subjectivity, and Violence in Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood.” Irish Journal of American Studies. 2019. Open Access.


  • Beck, Michaela. “The Vagaries of E Pluribus Unum: First-Person Plural Narration in Joshua Ferris’s Then We Came to the End and TaraShea Nesbit’s The Wives of Los Alamos. Current Objectives of Postgraduate American Studies, vol. 19, no. 1, 2018.
  • Beck, Michaela. “‘You have not been yourself lately’. Morocco and the Identity of Alterity in Vendela Vida’s The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty.” Literaturkontakte. Kulturen – Medien – Märkte, edited by Isabell Oberle et al., Frank & Timme, 2018, pp. 59–76.
  • Georgi-Findlay, Brigitte, and Katja Kanzler, editors. Mensch, Maschine, Maschinenmenschen: Multidisziplinäre Perspektiven auf die Serie Westworld. Springer, 2018.
  • Georgi-Findlay, Brigitte, and Katja Kanzler. "Westworld, Maschinen/menschen und das amerikanische 'Qualitätsfernsehen.'" Mensch, Maschine, Maschinenmenschen: Westworld. Ed. Brigitte Georgi-Findlay and Katja Kanzler. Springer VS, 2018.
  • Herrmann, Sebastian M. “SHRIMP Analytics: Didaktische Potenziale von Learning Analytics in Verbindung mit Social Hyptertext und Gamification.” Workshop on e-Learning, edited by Jürgen Kawalek, Klaus Hering, Enrico Schuster, Zentrum für eLearning, 2018, pp. 110-112.
  • Herrmann, Sebastian M. “Vor dem Post-Faktischen? The West Wing und die postmoderne ‚epistemische Verunsicherung‘ in der Politik.” Von Game of Thrones bis House of Cards: Politische Perspektiven in Fernsehserien, edited by Anja Besand, Springer VS, 2018, pp. 153–66.
  • Kanzler, Katja. "Kate Chopin's The Awakening". Handbook of the American Novel of the 19th Century. Ed. Christine Gerhardt. de Gruyter, 2018. 543-557.
  • Kanzler, Katja. "'Khan!': Verfremdung und Serialität als Modi politischer Reflexion in Star Trek." Von Game of Thrones bis House of Cards: Politische Perspektiven in Fernsehserien. Ed. Anja Besand. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 2018. 71-85.
  • Kanzler, Katja. "'This game is not meant for you': Westworld an der Schnittstelle von Narrativ und Spiel." Mensch, Maschine, Maschinenmenschen: Westworld. Ed. Brigitte Georgi-Findlay and Katja Kanzler. Springer VS, 2018. 53-70.
  • Kanzler, Katja. "'To Tell the Kitchen Version': Architectural Figurations of Race and Gender in Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl." Repub. in: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: A Norton Critical Edition. 2nd ed. Ed. Frances Smith Foster and Richard Yarborough. New York: Norton, 2018. 341-50.
  • Martschukat, Jürgen, and Olaf Stieglitz. Geschichte der Männlichkeiten. Frankfurt a.M./New York: Campus 2008 / 2nd edition 2018.
  • Pisarz-Ramirez, Gabriele, Steffen Wöll, and Deniz Bozkurt. “Spatial Fictions: Imagining (Trans)National Space in the Southern and Western Peripheries of the Nineteenth Century United States”. Leipzig (SFB 1199 Working Paper 10) 2018.
  • Pisarz-Ramirez, Gabriele. “A Backcountry out of Control”: Tropical Spaces of Radical Resistance in Joshua Giddings’ The Exiles of Florida. Amerikastudien/American Studies 63:3 (2018), 351-366.
  • Pisarz-Ramirez, Gabriele. “Florida as a Hemispheric Region”.  Processes of Spatialization in the Americas. Configurations and Narratives. Eds. Gabriele Pisarz-Ramirez and Hannes Warnecke-Berger. Frankfurt/New York: Peter Lang, 2018, 151-175.
  • Pisarz-Ramirez, Gabriele. Processes of Spatialization in the Americas. Configurations and Narratives. Eds. Gabriele Pisarz-Ramirez and Hannes Warnecke-Berger. (Interamericana vol. 13) Frankfurt/Main/New York: Peter Lang, 2018.
  • Schubert, Stefan. “Columbian Nightmare: Narrative, History, and Nationalism in BioShock Infinite.” fiar: forum for inter-american research, vol. 11, no. 2, 2018, pp. 44-60.
  • Schubert, Stefan. “Dystopia in the Skies: Negotiating Justice and Morality on Screen in the Video Game BioShock Infinite.” European Journal for American Studies, vol. 13, no. 4, 2018.
  • Schubert, Stefan. “Videospiele als Populärkultur: Narrativität, Interaktivität und kulturelle Arbeit in Heavy Rain.” Digitale Spiele: Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven zu Diskursfeldern, Inszenierung und Musik, edited by Christoph Hust, Transcript, 2018, pp. 155-77.
  • Usbeck, Frank. “‘Die Indianer konnten die Einwanderung nicht stoppen.’ Nationalismus und Antiamerikanismus in deutschen Indianerbildern vor 1945 und heute” in: Feinde, Freunde, Fremde? Deutsche Perspektiven auf die USA. Ed. Volker Benkert. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2018. 67-82.
  • Usbeck, Frank. “‘To Put Others Before Yourself’: Volunteerism and Mental Health in US Veterans’ Projects.” Zeitschrift für Anglistik/Amerikanistik Vol. 66, no.4, 2018. 427–441.
  • Usbeck, Frank. “Writing Yourself Home: US Veterans, Creative Writing, and Social Activism.” European Journal of American Studies. Vol. 12, no.13-2, 2018. <>
  • Wöll, Steffen. “Bleeding Borders: Space, Blackness, and Hybridity in Jack London’s Representations of the American Southwest.” Amerikastudien / American Studies 63 (2018) 1: 5-28. Open Access.

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