Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Alexandra Ganser-Blumenau

Consultation hours: Mon 3-4 (ST 2018)
no office hours in February!

Summer term 2018
123226 SE Literature Seminar / BA-Paper / MA American/North American Lit./Studies - Refugees and the Experience of Flight in North American Literature
124261 KO Critical Media Analysis - Rap and HipHop in American Culture
Winter term 2017
123030 VO Literature Survey 2 - Anglophone North American Literatures since 1492
124266 KO Critical Media Analysis - Decolonizing the Ocean: Contemporary Multimedia Art and the Sea
Ganser-Blumenau, A. (2018). Ben Bradley/Jay Young/Colin M. Coates, Hg., Moving Natures: Mobility and the Environment in Canadian History, Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2016 (352 S.; ISBN 978-1-55238-859-4; CAD 34,95). Zeitschrift für Kanada-Studien 38 (S. 137-138).
Ganser-Blumenau, A. (2017). "Der Pirat als Nationalheld? Piraterie und Krisenverhandlung in der US-amerikanischen Populärkultur des 19. Jahrhunderts am Beispiel Lieutenant Murrays Fanny Campbell (1844).". in I. Hnilica, & M. Lepper (Hrsg.), Populäre Piraten: Vermessung eines Feldes (S. 103-118). Berlin: Kadmos.
Ganser, A. (2017). From “Wall-Flower” to “Queen of the Forest”: Frontier Migration, Nature, and Early Ecofeminism in Caroline Kirkland’s “A New Home, Who’ll Follow? ” (1839). Amerikastudien, 61(4), 469-488.
Ganser-Blumenau, A. (2017). Mobility in Early Modern Anglo-American Accounts of Piracy. in M. Fredriksson, & J. Arvanitakis (Hrsg.), Piracy, Place, and Property (S. 81-92). London: Routledge.
Ganser-Blumenau, A. (2016). Gerald Vizenor: Transnational Trickster of Theory. in B. Däwes, & A. Hauke (Hrsg.), Native American Survivance, Memory, and Futurity: The Gerald Vizenor Continuum (S. 16-33). New York: Routledge.
Ganser-Blumenau, A. (AutorIn). (2016). Oxford Bibliographies: Caroline Kirkland. http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199827251/obo-9780199827251-0018.xml?rskey=YGVHXi&result=1&q=kirkland#firstMatch: Oxford University Press.DOI: 10.1093/obo/9780199827251-0018
Ganser-Blumenau, A., Däwes, B. (Hrsg.), & Poppenhagen, N. (Hrsg.) (2015). Transgressive Television: Politics and Crime in 21st-Century American TV Series. Universitätsverlag Winter GmbH.
Ganser-Blumenau, A. (2015). Transgressive Serialization and the Serialization of Transgression at the US-Canadian Border: Twin Peaks. in B. Däwes, A. Ganser, & N. Poppenhagen (Hrsg.), Transgressive Television: Politics and Crime in 21st-Century American Television (S. 55-79). (American Studies – A Monograph Series; Band 264). Universitätsverlag Winter GmbH.
Ganser-Blumenau, A., Däwes, B., & Poppenhagen, N. (2015). Season Recap: A Preface. in B. Däwes, A. Ganser, & N. Poppenhagen (Hrsg.), Transgressive Television: Politics and Crime in 21st-Century American TV Series (S. 9-14). (American Studies – A Monograph Series; Band 264). Universitätsverlag Winter GmbH.
Ganser, A. (2014). "The Coastal Figuration of the Caribbean Pirate in the Late-Seventeenth Century.". in A-M. Horatschek, Y. Rosenberg, & D. Schäbler (Hrsg.), Navigating Cultural Spaces (S. 135-155). Amsterdam: Editions Rodopi B.V..
Ganser, A., Banauch, E., & Blumenau, M. (Hrsg.) (2014). AustroBob: Österreichische Aneignungen von Bob Dylans Poesie und Musik. Falter Verlag.
Ganser, A., & Blumenau, M. (2014). Bringing It All Back Home? in A. Ganser, E. Banauch, & M. Blumenau (Hrsg.), AustroBob: Österreichische Aneignungen von Bob Dylans Poesie und Musik (S. 108-117). Wien: Falter Verlag.
Ganser, A. (2014). Rev. of Visual Cultures—Transatlantic Perspectives, ed. Volker Depkat and Meike Zwingenberger. Anglia: Zeitschrift für Englische Philologie 132 2 (S. 431-435).
Ganser, A. (2013). Rez. zu Border Studies. Amerikastudien 58 3 (S. 509-514).
Ganser, A. (2011). War Wounds: Bodily Inscriptions of Trauma and Cultural Memory in Silko's Ceremony. in. A. M. Fellner (Hrsg.), Body Signs: The Body in Latino/a Cultural Production (S. 103-121). Wien: LIT Verlag.
Ganser, A. (2011). Navigating Little Italy: Carceral Mobility in Martin Scorsese's Mean Streets. in. M. Butler,. J. Gurr, &. O. Kaltmeier (Hrsg.), EthniCities: Metropolitan Cultures and Ethnic Identities in the Americas (S. 139-154). Trier: Unknown publisher.
Ganser, A. (2011). Lap Dancing for Mommy: Queer Intermediality, Chick Lit, and Transgenerational Feminist Mediation in Erika Lopez' Illustrated Narratives. Amerikastudien, 56(2).
Ganser, A. (2011). Der Bukanier als Grenzgänger: Englischsprachige Piratenliteratur im späten 17. Jahrhundert. Matices: Zeitschrift zu Lateinamerika, Spanien und Portugal, 67, 34-36.
Rheindorf, M., Ganser, A., & Pühringer, J. (2006). Bakhtin's Chronotope on the Road: Space, Time, and Place in Road Movies since the 1970s. Facta Universitatis. Series Linguistics and Literature, 1-18.
Alexandra Ganser is professor for American Literature and Culture and Executive Director of the Centre for Canadian Studies (ZKS) at the University of Vienna. She studied in Vienna, Trieste, Oklahoma, and at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, where she received her PhD (published as Roads of Her Own: Gendered Space and Mobility in American Women’s Road Narratives, 1970-2000, Rodopi, 2009). She was Christoph-Daniel-Ebeling Fellow at the American Antiquarian Society and is a Fulbright Alumna. Her research interests include mobility studies (as Key Researcher of the interdisciplinary platform Mobile Cultures and Societies), popular culture, gender studies, oceanic American studies, and ecocriticism. Her current book project, sponsored by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), examines transatlantic representations of piracy before the Civil War and is titled Crisis and Discourses of (Il)Legitimacy in Transatlantic Narratives of Piracy, 1678-1865 (forthcoming with Palgrave Macmillan).

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