Univ.-Prof. Dr. Monika Pietrzak-Franger

News: Twitter: franger_monika
ORCID: 0000-0002-9431-5999
https://hcommons.org/members/monika/
Information about my most recent work in Medical Humanities can be found here:
Post-Covid-19 Art Conference: https://postcovidarts.com/
Post-Covid-19 Care Cluster: https://www.meduniwien.ac.at/web/forschung/projekte/interuniversitaere-clusterprojekte-uni-wien-und-meduni-wien/interuniversitaere-clusterprojekte-uni-wien-und-meduni-wien/post-covid-care-translational-health-economics-and-medical-humanities-at-the-frontlines/
Die Bilder der Pandemie (The Images of the Pandemic): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=goSw_3fWp54

Consultation hours: Please be aware that you can reach me via my office of mobile phone during my office hours (please register online as usual). If the line is busy, please call a couple of minutes later.
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Summer term 2021
124010 VO Introduction to Cultural Theories - Popular Culture and Its Politics
124201 SE PhD Seminar Literary & Cultural and Media Studies - Current Research in Cultural and Literary Studies
124220 SE Cultural and Media Studies Seminar - Going Viral: Online Theatre
124268 AR Cultural/Media Studies 1/2 (AR) - Knowledge and Communication: Cultural Studies in Practice
Winter term 2020
124220 SE Cultural and Media Studies Seminar - Victorian Materialities
124267 AR Cultural/Media Studies 1/2 (AR) - Covid Cultures: Epidemies Past and Present
124642 VO BEd 04.2: Cultural Theories and Popular Culture - From Cultural Convergence to Media Activism
128110 VO Cultural Studies - MA M01 - Celebrity & Memory: Victorian & Neo-Victorian Perspectives
Pietrzak-Franger, M., & Elsner, A. (Eds.) (2023). Literature and Medicine. Cambridge University Press.

Pietrzak-Franger, M., & Meyer, C. (Eds.) (Accepted/In press). Transmedia Practices in the Long Nineteenth Century. Routledge.

Pietrzak-Franger, M. (Accepted/In press). Adaption und/als Kulturwissenschaft. In R. Emig, & L. Krämer (Eds.), Grundthemen der Literaturwissenschaft: Adaption De Gruyter. Grundthemen der Literaturwissenschaft

Pietrzak-Franger, M. (2021). Alan Moore: From Hell. In S. Domsch, D. Hassler-Forest, & D. Vanderbeke (Eds.), Handbook of Comics and Graphic Narratives (pp. 499-512). Walter de Gruyter. Handbooks of English and American Studies: Text and Theory Vol. 11 https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110446968-028

Pietrzak-Franger, M. (Accepted/In press). Reading Victorian Skin: Perspectives in (English) Literary/Cultural Studies and Medical Humanities. In S. Baumbach, & U. Ratheiser (Eds.), Victorian Surfaces in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture Palgrave Macmillan.







Pietrzak-Franger, M., & Middeke, M. (Eds.) (2020). Handbook of the English Novel, 1830-1900. De Gruyter. Handbooks of English and American Studies: Text and Theory Vol. 9

Pietrzak-Franger, M., & Middeke, M. (2020). Metamorphoses in English Culture and the Novel, 1830-1900: An Introduction. In M. Pietrzak-Franger, & M. Middeke (Eds.), Handbook of the English Novel, 1830-1900 (pp. 1-20). De Gruyter. Handbooks of English and American Studies: Text and Theory Vol. 9

Pietrzak-Franger, M. (2020). Sarah Grand: The Heavenly Twins. In M. Pietrzak-Franger, & M. Middeke (Eds.), Handbook of the English Novel, 1830-1900 (pp. 479-495). De Gruyter. Handbooks of English and American Studies: Text and Theory Vol. 9

Pietrzak-Franger, M. (2020). Victorian Gender Relations and the Novel. In M. Pietrzak-Franger, & M. Middeke (Eds.), Handbook of the English Novel, 1830-1900 (pp. 121-147). De Gruyter. Handbooks of English and American Studies: Text and Theory Vol. 9

Pietrzak-Franger, M. (2019). Black Holes, Zombie Capitalism, and Communities of Care: Luther (2010-) as a 21st-Century Psychomachia. In C. Lusin, & R. Haekel (Eds.), Community, Seriality, and the State of the Nation: British and Irish Television Series in the 21st Century (pp. 261-280). Narr Verlag.

Pietrzak-Franger, M. (2018). Medical Mappings of Syphilis in the Late Nineteenth Century. In K. M. Nixon, & L. Servitje (Eds.), Syphilis and Subjectivity: From the Victorians to the Present (pp. 15-37). Palgrave Macmillan.

Pietrzak-Franger, M., Voigts, E., & Pleßke, N. (Eds.) (2018). Transforming Cities: Discourses of Urban Change in the 19th and 21th Centuries. Universitätsverlag Winter. anglistik & englischunterricht Vol. 85

Pietrzak-Franger, M., Voigts, E., & Pleßke, N. (2018). Transforming Cities: Discourses of Urban Change From Victorian London to Global Megacities: An Introduction. In M. Pietrzak-Franger, E. Voigts, & N. Pleßke (Eds.), Transforming Cities: Discourses of Urban Change in the 19th and 21st Centuries (pp. 2-26). Universitätsverlag Winter. anglistik & englischunterricht Vol. 85

Pietrzak-Franger, M., & Voigts, E. (2017). Good Vibrations: Hysteria, Female Orgasm, and Medical Humour in Neo-Victorianism. In M-L. Kohlke, & C. Gutleben (Eds.), Neo-Victorian Humour: Comic Subversions and Unlaughter in Contemporary Historical Re-Visions (Vol. 5, pp. 192-212). Brill Rodopi. Neo-Victorian Series https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004336612_009

CV

from 10/2021Co-Head of Research Cluster "Post-COVID-19 Care: Medical Humanities and Health Economics at the Frontlines" (University of Vienna/Medical University of Vienna)
from 03/2020Elected Alternate Member of Faculty Conference of the Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies, University of Vienna
from 03/2020Member of Studies Conference, University of Vienna
from 10/2019Professor for English Cultural and Literary Studies, Faculty of Philology and Cultural Studies, University of Vienna
09/2019Elected Trustee to the Board of the Association of Adaptation Studies
from 2019Member of the Editorial Board, Journal "Adaptation" (Oxford University Press), United Kingdom
from 2019Member of the Board of Referees, "Atlantis. Journal of the Spanish Association for Anglo-American Studies"
04/2011-09/2019Book Review Editor, Journal "Adaptation" (Oxford University Press), United Kingdom
10/2014-10/2019Stand-In / Deputy Professorship for British Studies, University of Hamburg, Institute of English and American Studies
04/2018-03/2019Acting Director of the Institute of English and American Studies (IAA), University of Hamburg
03/2018Visiting Scholar, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
09-10/2017DAAD Visiting Scholar, Deutsches Haus, New York University, USA
08/2016Visiting Academic, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
11/2015BritCult Award (Deutsche Gesellschaft für das Studium britischer Kulturen) for habilitation treatise "Spectres of Syphilis: Medicine, Knowledge and the Spectacle of Victorian (In)Visibility"
04/2013-10/2014Assistant Professor, TU Braunschweig, Faculty of Humanities and Education, English Seminar
08/2011-07/2012Volkswagen Visiting Fellow, Washington University in St. Louis, USA, Department of Anthropology
07/2007-09/2014Habilitation at the University of Siegen, Faculty of Philosophy, English Seminar
04/2003-11/2006Doctoral thesis at the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, "International Performance and Media Studies Programme", Landesgraduiertenförderung Rheinland-Pfalz
10/1997-06/2002Master studies at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland, and at the Université d'Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse, Avignon, France

#CoronaAlltag. Wie Bilder den Umgang mit Krisen prägen

Monika Pietrzak-Franger (Invited speaker)

14 Jun 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Fifty Shades of an Epidemic: Practices of (Visual) Communication from Syphilis to COVID-19

Monika Pietrzak-Franger (Invited speaker)

19 May 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


(In)Visible Pandemics: COVID-19 and Visual Storytelling

Monika Pietrzak-Franger (Invited speaker)

15 Apr 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Facing the Pandemic: Acts of Seeing and Iconographies of Illness

Monika Pietrzak-Franger (Invited speaker)

11 Jan 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Adapting the Victorians

Monika Pietrzak-Franger (Speaker)

26 Nov 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Medical Humanities: Knowledge, Power and Discrimination

Monika Pietrzak-Franger (Invited speaker)

6 Mar 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Medicine & Culture: Knowledge, Power and Discrimination

Monika Pietrzak-Franger (Speaker)

5 Mar 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Nineteenth-Century Transmedia Practices: An Introduction

Monika Pietrzak-Franger (Speaker) & Christina Meyer (Speaker)

30 Jan 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Cultural Studies in/as Medical Humanities

Monika Pietrzak-Franger (Speaker)

24 Jan 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Travelling Objects: Commodity Culture and Victorian Geographies of Health

Monika Maria Pietrzak-Franger (Invited speaker)

5 Oct 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


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