Mag. Dr. Maria Katharina Wiedlack
Wiedlack, MK & Neufeld, M 2019, Visibility, violence and vulnerability: Russian lesbians between the closet and the Western media spectacle. in LGBTQ+ Activism in Central Eastern Europe. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 51-76.





Wiedlack, MK 2016, “‘both married, both moms, both determined to keep getting their message out’ –The Russian Pussy Riot and US popular culture. in Marlboro Men and California Gurls: Rethinking Gender in Popular Culture in the 21st Century. Cambridge University Press, pp. 131-159.

Wiedlack, MK & Kolarova, K 2016, 'Crip Notes on the Idea of Development', Somatechnics, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 125–141.



Wiedlack, MK & Neufeld, M 2015, Not Rockers, Not Punks, We’re Lesbian Chicks: Staging Female Same Sex Desires in Russian Rock and Pop. in Lesbian Geographies: Gender, Sexualities and Space. Ashgate.




Wiedlack, MK 2015, Riot Grrrls, Punk Rock und Pussy Riot: Von internationalem Aktivismus, Missverständnissen und nord/westlichen Hegemonien. in Musik. Gender. Differenz. : Intersektionale Perspektiven auf musikkulturelle Felder und Aktivitäten. Westfälisches Dampfboot.








Gamauf, R, Müller, R, Wiedlack, MK, Felt, U & Schmidt, V 2008, Was heißt denn überhaupt "gendern"?. Unknown publisher.

Heinrich, E & Wiedlack, MK 2008, WS Acting Queer - Von Queerer Theorie zu politischer Praxis. in E Günther & N Staritz (eds), Trotz.dem. Immer wieder: Ansprüche, Widersprüche und Wirklichkeiten der FrauenFrühlingsUniversität 2007. Löcker Verlag, Wien, pp. 185-187.

Russian Feminists, American Allies, and Media-Oriented Forms of Activism

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)
8 Nov 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


“The most significant journey”: Du Bois’ Experiences of Soviet Russia and the Development of His Socialism

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)
15 Oct 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The Ballerina with PTSD: Russia imaginations in contemporary US popular culture

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)
28 May 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


“In search for a better future? Narratives of struggles in female Russian-American writing.”

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)
5 Nov 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science



„Auf der Suche nach dem Glück … Sexualität, Otherness und Migration in Russisch-Amerikanischer Migrantinnen-Literatur“

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)
5 Jul 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science



“Not Rockers, Not Punks, We’re Lesbian Chicks: Staging Female Same Sex Desires in Russian Rock and Pop”

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)
15 Jun 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


ProHomo against Russia: how media depicts anti-queer violence ‘elsewhere’ to legitimize Western Hegemony

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)
10 Jun 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


“A man with no enemies is a man with no character: US-media, Vladimir Putin, and the Indian summer of white masculinity"

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)
27 May 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


In Black Ink: Russian Masculinity and the Western Gaze

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)
13 May 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Russia in the News: contemporary US-media, US-American value negotiations and Russian LGBTs

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)
1 Apr 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


“punk as f*: queer-feminist politics and a lot of great music”

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)
9 Jan 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


QUEER AND FEMINIST BODIES VS. RUSSIA: media representations, liberal values and the construction of a (post)modern west

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)
9 Jan 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Shameless US: Klasse, Weißsein, Rassialisierung, Sexualität und Gender im zeitgenössischen US-Amerikanischen Fernsehen.

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)
2 Dec 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Department of English and American Studies

Spitalgasse 2, Hof 8 (Campus)
1090 Wien

katharina.wiedlack@univie.ac.at