Dr. Stefanie Schäfer, M.A.

Marie Sklodowska-Curie fellow 2020-2022,
funded by the EU Horizon 2020 program

Summer term 2021
120004 SE MEd 03: SE Applied Research Seminar - Teaching Canadian and Postcolonial Studies: Research Perspectives
123250 AR Literature Course - Literature 1/2 (MA) American/North American & Cultural Studies - 'Where is Here?' Canadian Literatures in the 21st Century
Schäfer, S. (Accepted/In press). Geraldine Brooks. In OD. Patrick, S. Burn, & L. Larkin (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Fiction, Wiley-Blackwell.


Schäfer, S. (2022). Jackie (Pablo Larraín, 2016). In H. Paul, S. Marak, M. Henderson, & K. Gerund (Eds.), The Lexicon of Global Melodrama (pp. 353-356 ).

Schäfer, S. (Accepted/In press). Yankee Yarns: Storytelling and the Invention of the National Body in 19th-Century US Culture. (1 ed.) Edinburgh University Press. Edinburgh Critical Studies in Atlantic Literatures and Cultures


Schäfer, S. (2021). The First Lady Mystique: Feminism, American Wives and the Gendered Labors of Civil Sentimentalism. Paper presented at European Association of Ameircan Studies Women's Network, Warschau, Poland.


Schäfer, S. (2021). Nasts nationales Bildertheater. Eine Betrachtung des Kinderbuchs Uncle Sam’s Panorama of Rip van Winkle and Yankee Doodle (1875). In H. Lehmann (Ed.), Thomas Nast: Karikaturist zwischen Kunst und Kritik (pp. 327-344). VEP.





Schäfer, S. (Accepted/In press). Washington Irving. In E. Redling, & O. Scheiding (Eds.), De Gruyter Handbook of the American Short Story (1. ed., pp. 103-118). De Gruyter Mouton. Handbooks of English and American Studies: Text and Theory Vol. 15






Schäfer, S. (2018). Marooning James Bond: Cleopatra Jones, Blaxploitation and the Imperial Mystique. In K. Böhm, J. Petzold , & A-J. Zwierlein (Eds.), Anglistentag 2017: Proceedings (pp. 221-232). WVT.

Schäfer, S. (2016). (Un)Settling North America: The Yankee in the Writings of John Neal and Thomas Chandler Haliburton. In E. Redling (Ed.), Traveling Traditions: 19th-Century Cultural Concepts and Transatlantic Intellectual Networks (pp. 231-246). De Gruyter.

Epistemologies of Needlework: Art, Activism, and Resistance in the Transnational Public Sphere

Stefanie Schäfer (Speaker)

5 Nov 2021Dec 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


A Female Way? Kamala Harris and Women in U.S. Politics

Stefanie Schäfer (Speaker)

13 Apr 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


“Killjoy Comedy? Feminism, Affect, Cringe.”

Stefanie Schäfer (Speaker)

14 Oct 202016 Oct 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Power and Sentiment: First Ladies and the Cult of Domesticity

Stefanie Schäfer (Speaker)

14 May 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


History reloaded? Eternal girlhood in the afterlives of Annie Oakley

Stefanie Schäfer (Speaker)

31 Jan 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Cowboys all! Settler colonialism and the invention of tradition at the Western spectacle

Stefanie Schäfer (Speaker)

30 Jan 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Between “Flintenweib” and “Fräuleinwunder”: Annie Oakley and Buffalo Bill’s Wild West in Germany and Austria

Stefanie Schäfer (Speaker)

18 Nov 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Von Michelle zu Melania. Mode, Feminismen, und First Ladies in den USA

Stefanie Schäfer (Speaker)

24 Oct 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Celebrity Politics? Politik und Populärkultur in den Mid-Term Elections

Stefanie Schäfer (Speaker) & Katharina Gerund (Speaker)

11 Oct 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Department of English and American Studies

Spitalgasse 2, Hof 8 (Campus)
1090 Wien

stefanie.schaefer@univie.ac.at