Ass.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Maria Katharina Wiedlack
Maria Katharina Wiedlack

Consultation hours: by appointment

Summer term 2024
124184 VK BEd 08b.3: VK Cultural Studies and Language Education - Critical Disability Studies and Popular Culture
124642 VO BEd 04.2: Cultural Theories and Popular Culture - Queer(ing) Popular Culture
Winter term 2023
124184 VK BEd 08b.3: VK Cultural Studies and Language Education - Queer Representation Revisited
124220 SE Cultural and Media Studies Seminar - Indigenous North America in Popular Culture
Wiedlack, M. K. (2024). Russian Bodies We Can Laugh About? Ethnic Drag in Race Conscious Gay US Media. In B. Papenburg, & K. Dreckmann (Eds.), Queer Pop: Aesthetic Interventions in Contemporary Culture (Vol. 1, pp. 69-88). De Gruyter. Queer Futures Vol. 1 https://doi.org/10.1515/9783111013435-005





Wiedlack, M. K., & Zabolotny, I. (2023). Race, whiteness, Russianness and the discourses on the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement and Manizha. In R. Andreassen, C. Lundström, S. Keskinen, & S. A. Tate (Eds.), The Routledge International Handbook of New Critical Race and Whiteness Studies (1 ed., pp. 251-264). Routledge, Taylor & Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003120612








Wiedlack, M. K., & Godovannaya, M. (2023). “Queer and Russian Art?”: A Conversation between Katharina Wiedlack and Masha Godovannaya. In B. J. Baer, & Y. Fiks (Eds.), Queer(ing) Russian Art: : Realism, Revolution, Performance (pp. 354-372). Academic Studies Press. Myths and Taboos in Russian Culture

Wiedlack, M. K. (2023). Queer-feminist Hardcore/Punk: Academic Research and Community Support in the Age of the Pandemic. In K. Butz, & R. A. Winkler (Eds.), HARDCORE ‘21 – Forty Years of Punk and Research. (pp. 235-251). Transcript Verlag. https://doi.org/10.14361/9783839464069-017

Wiedlack, M. K., & Neufeld, M. (2023). Queer(ing) Solidarity? Some Thoughts on Representation and Identity, Difference and Privilege. In A. Fellner, & E. Nossem (Eds.), Queer, Migration, and Belonging: Intersections and Assemblages (pp. 197-224). Naumann Beck. SOFIE: Schriften zur Geschlechterforschung Vol. 26

Wiedlack, M. K., & Zabolotny, I. (2023). The Backlash against Feminist Body Positive Activism in Russia, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan: a Transnational Post-Soviet Trend? In J. Goetz, & S. Mayer (Eds.), Global Perspectives on Anti-feminism: Far-Right and Religious Attacks on Equality and Diversity (pp. 71-94). Edinburgh University Press.

Wiedlack, M. K. (2023). ‘We’re Punk as Fuck and Fuck like Punks’: Queer-Feminist Punk Rock’s Liminal Histories and Refusing Canonization. In E. Vomberg , & K. Dreckmann (Eds.), Fringe of the Fringe: : Queering Punk Media History (pp. 92-105). Hatje Cantz Verlag.



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Maria Katharina Wiedlack

Tenure track professor

  • Department of English and American Studies
Postal address:
Austria

Research interests

Dr.in Katharina Wiedlack is Assitant Professor for Anglophone Cultural Studies at the Department of English and American Studies, University of Vienna. She has a diploma in German Literature and Gender Studies and a doctoral degree in English and American Studies from the University of Vienna. She was visiting researcher at UC Berkeley, writer in residence at the Jordan Center for the advanced study of Russia at NYU, Gues Professor at Johns Hopkins University and at SUNY Stony Brook. She has taught Gender, German and Disability Studies at Lomonossow University Moscow, State Technical University Novosibirsk, Charles University Prague, St. Petersburg State University, Herzen University, Stony Brook University and the University of Vienna. She was projectcoordinator at the Gender Research Office at the University of Vienna from 2008 to 2015.
Her research fields are queer and feminist theory, popular culture, post-socialist, decolonial and disability studies to name but a few. Currently, she works on a research project on the construction of Russia’s most vulnerable citizens within Western media. Additional to her scholarly work, she is active in the queer-feminist d.i.y. community of Vienna.

Employment

Independent contractor/trainee

Teaching Affairs and Student Services

Universität Wien

Austria

18 Sep 200630 Nov 2011

External lecturer

Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology

Universität Wien

Austria

1 Mar 200928 Feb 2023

Non-academic staff

Teaching Affairs and Student Services

Universität Wien

Austria

7 Apr 200830 Sep 2009

External lecturer

Department of English and American Studies

Universität Wien

Austria

1 Sep 201628 Feb 2023

Academic third-party funded project staff

Department of English and American Studies

Universität Wien

Austria

1 Oct 201530 Nov 2022

External lecturer

Department of Musicology (Historical Musicology, Ethnomusicology and Systematic Musicology)

Universität Wien

Austria

1 Sep 201328 Feb 2014

Non-academic staff

Gender Research Office

Universität Wien

Austria

1 Oct 200930 Nov 2022

Independent contractor/trainee

International Office

Universität Wien

Austria

17 Sep 200731 Mar 2008

Tenure track professor

Department of English and American Studies

Universität Wien

Austria

1 Dec 2022 → present

Publications

Russian Bodies We Can Laugh About? Ethnic Drag in Race Conscious Gay US Media

Wiedlack, M. K., 18 Jun 2024, Queer Pop: Aesthetic Interventions in Contemporary Culture. Papenburg, B. & Dreckmann, K. (eds.). Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter, Vol. 1. p. 69-88 20 p. (Queer Futures, Vol. 1).

The Romanovs on Contemporary American TV: Nostalgia for White Imperialism

Wiedlack, M. K., Jun 2024, In: Historical Reflections/Réflexions Historiques. 50, 2, p. 46-60 15 p.

Jessica Zychowicz, Superfluous Women. Art, Feminism, and Revolution in Twenty- First-Century Ukraine, Toronto/Buffalo/London: University of Toronto Press 2020, 424 S., 66 Abb., ca. EUR 73,–, ISBN 978148501686.

Wiedlack, M. K., Apr 2024, L'homme : Zeitschrift für feministische Geschichtswissenschaft, 35, 1, p. 139-142.

Suffragists and Russian Suffering: Vulnerability in Early Progressive US Movements

Wiedlack, M. K., Feb 2024, In: Journal of the Austrian Association for American Studies (JAAAS). 4, 1, p. 59–86

Lily Golden's Long Journey Home: Life Writing and the Archive of Internationalism.

Wiedlack, M. K., 25 Jan 2024, In: Gazette: Black Feminist Interantionalism and Eurasian Knowledge Production.. 1, 1, p. 25-32

Die Kunst, gesehen zu werden

Wiedlack, M. K., 8 Nov 2023, Der Standard - Junge Akademie Blog.

Race, whiteness, Russianness and the discourses on the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement and Manizha

Wiedlack, M. K. & Zabolotny, I., 22 Jun 2023, The Routledge International Handbook of New Critical Race and Whiteness Studies. Andreassen, R., Lundström, C., Keskinen, S. & Tate, S. A. (eds.). 1 ed. London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis, p. 251-264 14 p.

“The Beast from the East”: Mental Dis/Ability and the Fears of Post-Socialist Mobility in North American Popular Culture

Wiedlack, M. K., 1 Jun 2023, In: Journal of the Austrian Association for American Studies (JAAAS). 3, 1, p. 55-75 21 p.

The Abduction of Anna Petrovna Bulygin in 1808. Female Agency and the Russian Colonial Gaze in Early to Mid-19th Century Popular Culture

Wiedlack, M. K., Jun 2023

“The Magic Closet and the Dream Machine”: Post-Soviet Queer Knowledge Production in Times of increased Trans- and Homophobia

Wiedlack, M. K., Godovannaya, M., Jenrbekova, R. & Zabolotny, I., 27 Jan 2023, In: Connections: a Journal for Historians and Area Specialists.

Close[t] Demonstrations: an exhibition on the multitudes of queer in_visibility. Catalogue.

Wiedlack, M. K., Zabolotny, I., Tzini, A., Birey, T. & Pahulich, L., 2023, Wien.

Défiez le systéme, mettez-vous au défi: Politique intersectionnelle et anarchisme du punk queer-féministe

Wiedlack, M. K., 2023, In: Réfractions: recherches et expressions anarchistes. 51, p. 131-145 15 p.

Fragmentierte Science-Fiction-Archive: Eine Diskussion über Ästhetiken der Queeren Diaspora

Wiedlack, M. K. & Tzini, A., 2023, springerin. Hefte für Gegenwartskunst, 2023, 3, p. 51-53 3 p.

In/Visibility and the (Post-Soviet) ‘Queer Closet.’

Wiedlack, M. K., 2023, In: Journal of Gender Studies . 32, 8, p. 922-936 15 p.

“Queer and Russian Art?”: A Conversation between Katharina Wiedlack and Masha Godovannaya

Wiedlack, M. K. & Godovannaya, M., 2023, Queer(ing) Russian Art: : Realism, Revolution, Performance. Baer, B. J. & Fiks, Y. (eds.). Brighton: Academic Studies Press, p. 354-372 (Myths and Taboos in Russian Culture).

Queer-feminist Hardcore/Punk: Academic Research and Community Support in the Age of the Pandemic

Wiedlack, M. K., 2023, HARDCORE ‘21 – Forty Years of Punk and Research.. Butz, K. & Winkler, R. A. (eds.). Transcript Verlag, p. 235-251 17 p.

Queer(ing) Solidarity? Some Thoughts on Representation and Identity, Difference and Privilege.

Wiedlack, M. K. & Neufeld, M., 2023, Queer, Migration, and Belonging: Intersections and Assemblages. Fellner, A. & Nossem, E. (eds.). Homburg/Saar: Naumann Beck, p. 197-224 28 p. (SOFIE: Schriften zur Geschlechterforschung, Vol. 26).

The Backlash against Feminist Body Positive Activism in Russia, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan: a Transnational Post-Soviet Trend?

Wiedlack, M. K. & Zabolotny, I., 2023, Global Perspectives on Anti-feminism: Far-Right and Religious Attacks on Equality and Diversity. Goetz, J. & Mayer, S. (eds.). Edinburgh University Press, p. 71-94 24 p.

‘We’re Punk as Fuck and Fuck like Punks’: Queer-Feminist Punk Rock’s Liminal Histories and Refusing Canonization

Wiedlack, M. K., 2023, Fringe of the Fringe: : Queering Punk Media History. Vomberg, E. & Dreckmann, K. (eds.). München: Hatje Cantz Verlag, p. 92-105 14 p.

Lesben, Schwuchtel, and Creative Punctuation: Queer(ing) the German Language

Wiedlack, M. K. & Zabolotnaya, T., 17 Mar 2022

Decentering the West in the History of Feminism: Reclaiming Russian Influence on US Feminism and Black Women Radicals in the Early 20th Century

Wiedlack, M. K., 2022, In: WiN: The EAAS Women’s Network Journal . 3, 26 p.

Introduction to Fucking Solidarity: Queering Concepts on/from a Post-Soviet Perspective

Wiedlack, M. K. & Zabolotny, I. (Translator), 2022, In: Feminist Critique: East European Journal of Feminist and Queer Studies . 5, p. 10-26 17 p.

Recognition or Othering? Trans*representation in Russian media.

Zabolotnaya, T. & Wiedlack, M. K., 2022, Handbook of the Changing World LGBTQ Map.. Springer US, p. 481-497

Review of T., Anna. 2020. Opacity—Minority—Improvisation: An Exploration of the Closet through Queer Slangs and Postcolonial Theory, Bielefeld: Transcrip.

Wiedlack, M. K., 2022, Journal of Autoethnography, 3, 2, p. 276-279 4 p.

Ver/Kvir(t)e Opazität. Migration und Un_Sichtbarkeit in Masha Godovannayas Film „Countryless and Queer“.

Wiedlack, M. K., 2022, In: Open Gender Journal. 6, 25 p.

Gender-Studies: Ein Fach, das die Gemüter bewegt

Wiedlack, M. K., 8 Dec 2021

Rezension: Tanja Thomas, Ulla Wischermann (Hrsg.): Feministische Theorie und Kritische Medienkulturanalyse: Ausgangspunkte und Perspektiven. Bielefeld: transcript 2020.

Wiedlack, M. K., Nov 2021, Feministische Studien, 39, 2, p. 377-380 4 p.

Ein neues Universitätsgesetz gegen den wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchs

Wiedlack, M. K. & Lajta-Novak, J., 27 Jan 2021, Der Standard - Junge Akademie Blog.

Ballerina with PTSD: imagining Russia in contemporary Black Widow comics

Wiedlack, M. K., 2021, In: Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics. 12, 5, p. 993-1008 16 p.

Review of Gender in 20th Century Eastern Europe and the USSR , edited by Catherine Baker. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.

Wiedlack, M. K., 29 Nov 2020, Wagadu: A Journal of Transnational Women's and Gender Studies, 21, p. 1-4 4 p.

Enemy number one or gay clown? The Russian president, masculinity and populism in US media

Wiedlack, K., 2 Jan 2020, In: NORMA, International Journal for Masculinity Studies. 15, 1, p. 59-75 17 p.

A feminist becoming? Louise Thompson Patterson’s and Dorothy West’s sojourn in the Soviet Union.

Wiedlack, M. K., 2020, In: Feminismo/s. 36, 36, p. 103-128 26 p.

Opacitatea lui Glissant și queerul post-sovietic. Glissant's opacity and the post-Soviet queer.

Wiedlack, M. K., Godovannaya, M., Jenrbekova, R. & Zabolotnaya, T., 2020, In: IDEA. 56, p. 136-153 18 p.

Queering Paradigms VIII: Queer-Feminist Solidarity and the East/West Divide

Wiedlack, M. K. (ed.), Shoshanova, S. (ed.) & Godovannaya, M. (ed.), 2020, Peter Lang. 372 p.

Review of Turoma, Sanna, Kaarina Aitamurto, and Slobodanka Vladiv-Glover, eds. Religion, Expression and Patriotism in Russia: Essays on Post-Soviet Society and the State. Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and Society 213. Stuttgart: ibidem-Verlag, 2019.

Wiedlack, M. K., 2020, The Russian Review, 79, 4.

In/visibly Different: Melania Trump and the othering of Eastern European women in US culture

Wiedlack, M. K., 2019, In: Feminist Media Studies. 19, 8, p. 1063-1078 16 p.

It is more important to make films queerly than to make queer films: An Interview with Masha Godovannaya

Wiedlack, M. K., 2019

Review of The Economies of Queer Inclusion: Transnational Organizing for LGBTI Rights in Uganda, by S.M. Rodriguez. Lanham, Boulder, New York, London: Lexington Books, 2018.

Wiedlack, M. K., 2019, Wagadu: A Journal of Transnational Women's and Gender Studies, 20, Fall 2019, p. 155-158 4 p.

Visibility, violence and vulnerability: Russian lesbians between the closet and the Western media spectacle

Wiedlack, M. K. & Neufeld, M., 2019, LGBTQ+ Activism in Central Eastern Europe. Palgrave Macmillan, p. 51-76 26 p.

Die_Der* unartikulierbare postsozialistische CRIP: Zum „grausamen Optimismus“ neoliberaler Transformationen in der Tschechischen Republik

Wiedlack, M. K. (Translator) & Kolarova, K., 2018, Eine emotionale Geschichte: : Geschlecht im Zentrum der Politik der Affekte. Mesner, M. & Mesquita, S. (eds.). Zaglossus

Eine kritische Liebeserklärung an Yael Dayan: Viktoria Pötzl „Nation, Narration und Geschlecht. Eine feministische Literaturanalyse der Werke Yael Dayans.“ Neofelis, Berlin 2018.

Wiedlack, M. K., 2018, WeiberDiwan .

Quantum Leap 2.0 or the Western gaze on Russian homophobia

Wiedlack, M. K., 2018, In: Adeptus: pismo humanistów. 11, 21 p., 1662.

Rezension: Pussy Riot in Deutschland: Patricia Goletz “Das Russlandbild in den deutschen Medien: Der Fall Pussy Riot und seine Aufarbeitung in Deutschland.” Ibidem, Hannover 2016.

Wiedlack, M. K., 2018, WeiberDiwan .

Wir sind Conchita“, nicht Russland: oder Homonationalismus auf gut Österreichisch

Wiedlack, M. K. & Neufeld, M., 2018, In: Österreichische Zeitschrift für Geschichtswissenschaften. 29, 2, p. 153-175 23 p.

Gays vs. Russia: media representations, vulnerable bodies and the construction of a (post)modern West

Wiedlack, M. K., Nov 2017, In: European Journal of English Studies. 21, 3, p. 241-257 17 p.

Mieke Bal:“Im Angesicht der De-Figuration [Facing de de-facement]. Zwölf Fragmente zu Repräsentation: Übersetzt von Anna Babka, Katrin Lasthofer und M.Katharina Wiedlack

Babka, A., Lasthofer, K. (ed.), Babka, A. (Translator), Lasthofer, K. (Translator) & Wiedlack, M. K. (Translator), 2017, Representation Revisited. Babka, A. & Lasthofer, K. (eds.). Turia & Kant, Vol. aka-texte #5. p. 57-83 (aka-texte, Vol. 5).

Crip Notes on the Idea of Development

Kolarova, K. & Wiedlack, M. K., Sep 2016, In: Somatechnics. 6, 2, p. 125–141 17 p.

Dangerous and Moving? Disability, Russian Popular Culture and North/Western Hegemony.

Wiedlack, M. K. & Neufeld, M., Sep 2016, In: Somatechnics. 6, 2, p. 216–234 19 p.

“‘both married, both moms, both determined to keep getting their message out’ –The Russian Pussy Riot and US popular culture

Wiedlack, M. K., 2016, Marlboro Men and California Gurls: Rethinking Gender in Popular Culture in the 21st Century. Cambridge University Press, p. 131-159 29 p.

Seeing ‘Red’ (Orange Is the New Black): Russian Women, US Homonationalism and New Cold War Cultures

Wiedlack, M. K., 2016, Gender, rovné příležitosti, výzkum. 1 ed. Prag, Vol. 17. p. 29-40 12 p.

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

Wiedlack, M. K. & Neufeld, M., 2015, Lesbian Geographies: Gender, Place and Power. Ashgate, p. 153-176 24 p.

Punk Noise, Social Criticism, and Queer-feminist Decolonial Politics, Or ‘The Promise of No Future.

Wiedlack, M. K., 2015, America and the Musical Unconscious. p. 248-270 23 p.

Pussy Riot and the Western Gaze—Punk Music, Solidarity and the Production of Similarity and Difference.

Wiedlack, M. K., 2015, In: Popular Music and Society. 39, 4, p. 410-422 13 p.

Queer-Feminist Punk: An Antisocial History.

Wiedlack, M. K., 2015, Zaglossus. 428 p.

Riot Grrrls, Punk Rock und Pussy Riot: Von internationalem Aktivismus, Missverständnissen und nord/westlichen Hegemonien.

Wiedlack, M. K., 2015, Musik. Gender. Differenz. : Intersektionale Perspektiven auf musikkulturelle Felder und Aktivitäten. Westfälisches Dampfboot, p. 248-264 17 p.

Do We Scare Ya’ Cuz, We’re Not Afraid To Fuck?” (Agatha): Queer-feminist Punk countercultures, theory, art and action.

Wiedlack, M. K., 2014, In: Graduate Journal of Social Science.. p. 15-37 23 p.

“Free Pussy Riot!” & Riot Grrrlsm: International Solidarity, or the Incorporation of the ‘Eastern Other’ into North/Western Discourses?

Wiedlack, M. K., 2014, In: LES Online. p. 79-94 16 p.

Lost in Translation? Pussy Riot solidarity activism and the danger of perpetuating North/Western Hegemonies.

Wiedlack, M. K. & Neufeld, M., 2014, In: Religion & Gender. p. 145-165 21 p.

"I don’t give a shit where I spit my phlegm" (Tribe 8). Rejection and Anger in Queer-Feminist Punk Rock.

Wiedlack, M. K., 2013, In: Transposition. Musique et sciences sociales.. p. 1-19 20 p.

Import - Export - Transport: Queer Theory, Queer Critique and Activism in Motion

Mesquita, S. (ed.), Wiedlack, M. K. (ed.) & Lasthofer, K. (ed.), 2013, Wien: Zaglossus. 349 p. (Challenge gender, Vol. 1).

... es ist Zeit der geschichte selbst eine gestalt zu geben ...

Wiedlack, M. K., 2012, Dritte Räume. Homi K. Bhabhas Kulturtheorie. Anwendung. Kritik. Reflexion. . Babka, A. (ed.). Turia & Kant, p. 273-278 6 p.

No Time for Tea Parties! Wie feministisch sind die Occupy-Bewegungen in den USA?

Wiedlack, M. K. & Kimm, S., 2012, Occupy Anarchy! Libertäre Interventionen in eine neue Bewegung. Infogruppe Bankrott (ed.). edition assemblage, p. 94-99 6 p.

Attraktivität oder ‘The Survival of the Prettiest.

Wiedlack, M. K. (Translator) & Wegenstein, B., 2011, Körperregime und Geschlecht. StudienVerlag, p. 59-82 24 p. (Gendered Subjects : Reihe des Referats Genderforschung der Universität Wien).

Keine Zukunft für Krüppel oder Disability Studies am Rande des Nervenzusammenbruchs

Wiedlack, M. K. (Translator) & McRuer, R., 2011, Körperregime und Geschlecht. . Wiedlack, M. K. & Lasthofer, K. (eds.). (Gendered Subjects : Reihe des Referats Genderforschung der Universität Wien, Vol. VI.).

Körperregime und Geschlecht. Gendered Subjects, Band 6. Reihe des Referats Genderforschung der Universität Wien

Lasthofer, K. (ed.) & Wiedlack, M. K. (ed.), 2011, StudienVerlag. 248 p.

Reader: Psychoanalyse und Gender Studies 2., ergänzte Auflage 2011

Lasthofer, K. (ed.), Mesquita, S. (ed.) & Wiedlack, M. K. (ed.), 2011, 37 p. Unknown publisher.

Transgressing Genders: A Queer Reading of German Literature. Judith Hermann’s ‘Sonja’ and Annemarie Schwarzenbach’s ‘Lyric Novella

Wiedlack, M. K., 2010, Queering Paradigms. Scherer, B. (ed.). Peter Lang, p. 315-328 14 p.

‘We’re punk as fuck and fuck like punks.’: Ästhetik der Provokation im Queercore am Beispiel der Bands Tribe 8 und den Skinjobs.

Wiedlack, M. K., 2010, pop:aesthetiken. Brunner, A. & Parzer, M. (eds.). StudienVerlag, p. 69-90 22 p.

Gender, Science and Technology

Wiedlack, M. K. (ed.) & Bidwell-Steiner, M. (ed.), 2009

Respondenz zu Dagmar Finks Vortrag: Lese ich Cyborg, lese ich queer?

Wiedlack, M. K., 2008, Queer Reading in den Philologien. Modelle und Anwendungen. Babka, A. & Hochreiter, S. (eds.). V&R unipress, Vienna University Press

Was heißt denn überhaupt "gendern"?

Gamauf, R., Müller, R., Wiedlack, M. K., Felt, U. & Schmidt, V., 2008, Unknown publisher.

WS Acting Queer - Von Queerer Theorie zu politischer Praxis

Heinrich, E. & Wiedlack, M. K., 2008, Trotz.dem. Immer wieder: Ansprüche, Widersprüche und Wirklichkeiten der FrauenFrühlingsUniversität 2007. Günther, E. & Staritz, N. (eds.). Wien: Löcker Verlag, p. 185-187 3 p.

Geschlecht als Maskerade: Cross-Identitäten in Gerhard Fritschs „Fasching“

Wiedlack, M. K., 2007, MannsBilder: Literarische Konstruktionen von Männlichkeiten. Krammer, S. (ed.). Facultas

Activities

From “TraumaZone” to “Super Crip”: the Politics of Post-Soviet “Abnormality” in Anglophone News Media

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

20 Jun 202422 Jun 2024

Primary Reviewer for Kirill Polkov’s PhD dissertation "Queering Images of Russia in Sweden: Discursive hegemony and counter-hegemonic articulations 1991–2019"

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Reviewer)

12 Apr 2024

“Immigrant, Immigrant, Immigrant Punk”: Music as Vehicle of Resistance in Gogol Bordello’s Songs and Oksana Marafioti’s Novel American Gypsy: A Road From Siberia To Hollywood

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

5 Apr 2024

The NYI Global Institute of Cultural, Cognitive, and Linguistic Studies:

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Organiser)

9 Jan 202419 Jan 2024

Close[t] Demonstrations

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Organiser), Anna Tzini (Curator) & Tatiana Zabolotnaya (Contributor)

3 Nov 202324 Nov 2023

"Queer, Migration and Belonging:“ Buchpräsentation zur Gender-Forschung in der FrauenGenderBibliothek Saar:

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

31 Oct 2023

Intimate Strangers by Veronika Siegl: Book presentation and round table discussion

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Participant)

16 Oct 2023

Critical Feminist and Queer Academic Perspectives in Austria

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker), Monika Mokre (Speaker), Jelena Petrović (Speaker) & Adriana Qubaiova (Speaker)

12 Sep 2023

Queer in Art: Community Engagement and Collecting

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker), Salvatore Viviano (Speaker), Victoria Dejaco (Speaker), Heinz Rudolf Miko (Speaker), Martina Nußbaumer (Speaker) & Michael Kaufmann (Speaker)

10 Sep 2023

Respondence on Literary Escapes and Rebellions at the international the conference: QUEERING MODERNIZATION in EASTERN EUROPE: Deviant Sexualities, Gender Regimes, and the Limits of State Control

Rasa Navickaite (Speaker) & Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

30 Jun 2023

The Politics Of Racial Translation. Negotiating Foreignness and Authenticity in Russophone Intersectional Feminism and Timati's Hip-hop (2012-2018)

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Examiner)

13 Jun 202314 Jun 2023

Lily Golden’s “Long Journey Home:” Life writing and the Archive of Internationalism

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

25 May 2023

Ganz einfach gender-queer*? Geht Sprachgerechtigkeit auch barrierearm?

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

11 May 2023

1. BERTA KARLIK LECTURE: Ein Blick auf die Forschung weiblicher ÖAW-Mitglieder in unterschiedlichen Disziplinen

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker) & Birgitta Schultze-Bernhardt (Speaker)

8 Mar 2023

The Magic Closet and the Dream Machine. Post-Soviet Queerness, Archiving, and the Art of Resistance

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker), Tania Zabolotnaya (Speaker), Ruthie Jenrbekova (Speaker) & Masha Godovannaya (Speaker)

16 Nov 2022

The Future of Queer and Feminist Studies.

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

29 Oct 2022

Solidarity and the West/East Divide? An Anti-Imperialist and Decolonial Queerfeminist Historically Informed Perspective.

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

21 Sep 202222 Sep 2022

The R-Word revisited: From Refusal to Care?

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

29 Apr 2022

Embodied (un)certainties: Producing knowledge from the margin

Giulia Andrighetto (Organiser), Verena Kettner (Organiser), Flora Löffelmann (Organiser), Cornelia Schadler (Contributor) & Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Contributor)

28 Apr 202229 Apr 2022

Slavery and the maritime fur trade in Russian America

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

20 Apr 2022

Open Gender Journal (Journal)

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Reviewer)

18 Mar 2022

Queer-feminist Punk Rock and Pussy Riot Activism: A Russian American Dialogue

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

11 Mar 2022

Feminist Critique: East European Journal of Feminist and Queer Studies (Journal)

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Reviewer)

2022

WiN: The EAAS Women’s Network Journal (Journal)

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Reviewer)

2022

Feminist Critique: East European Journal of Feminist and Queer Studies (Journal)

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Reviewer)

1 Oct 2021

Sprache. Identität. Anerkennung.

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

23 Sep 2021

A Journey Through Russian Feminism and Sexual Liberation: Female Members of the Harlem Renaissance Visiting the Soviet Union in 1932

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

1 May 2021

Provincializing US Feminisms

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

29 Apr 2021

The comfort of in/visibility or rethinking the (post-soviet) ‘queer closet’

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

16 Apr 2021

Rassismuskritik am Bildungssystem - Wie lässt sich Universität rassismuskritisch gestalten?

Christina Schuster (Organiser), Eva Maria Schörgenhuber (Organiser), Helena Oberzaucher (Organiser), Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Organiser), Ranthild Salzer (Organiser), Lisa Appiano (Organiser), Nina Krebs (Organiser), Susanne Reichl (Contributor), Alexandra Ganser-Blumenau (Contributor) & Mathilde Eveline Keizer (Contributor)

23 Mar 2021

Feminist Formations (Journal)

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Reviewer)

25 Feb 20215 Apr 2021

Queer-feminist Solidarity: A Labor of Love?

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

25 Feb 2021

Let's Talk About - the FWF Elise Richter Programme

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

2021

Research Platform GAIN - Gender: Ambivalent In_Visibilities (Organisational unit)

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Member)

20212024

Suffragettes and Russian Suffering: Vulnerability in Early Progressive US-Movements

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

31 Oct 2020

In/Visibility and Opacity: a Strategy for Queer-Feminist Solidarity?

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

21 Oct 2020

Un/Sichtbarkeit als queer-feministische Theorie und Praxis, oder: The ‘Gay Closet’ revisited

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

20 Oct 2020

The Magic Closet in Times of Corona: Queer relations building through art practice across (post-soviet) spaces

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

1 Oct 2020

Reading Dorothy West’s Russian Sojourn queerly.

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

17 Sep 2020

Beyoncé's 'Sorry' and the parody 'Milanianade' - a critical perspective on the co-construction of EEU and Black women

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

9 Sep 2020

Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (ÖAW) (External organisation)

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Member)

Aug 2020 → …

Transgender Studies Quarterly (Journal)

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Reviewer)

20 May 202020 Jul 2020

Central Asian Survey (Journal)

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Reviewer)

15 May 20202 Nov 2020

Un/sichtbarkeit als queer-feministische Praxis: Wissensproduktion und Solidarität in Zeiten sozialpolitischer Polarisierung

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

13 Jan 2020

Research Platform GAIN - Gender: Ambivalent In_Visibilities (Organisational unit)

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Member)

Jan 2020 → …

MDPI Books (Publisher)

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Reviewer)

2020 → …

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

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

8 Nov 2019

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

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

15 Oct 2019

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

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

28 May 2019

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Amerikastudien (External organisation)

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Member)

2019 → …

The Russian Review (Journal)

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Reviewer)

2019 → …

“‘Home is where the Hurt is:’ Trauma, Pain and Russia in US Popular Culture”

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

22 Nov 2018

“Between Queerer Solidary and Homophobia: Queer(ing) Russia in Popular Culture“

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

14 Nov 2018

Queer Theory and ‘the East’:

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Organiser)

19 Apr 2018

“Looking Eastward: US-identity, western values and Russian vulnerable bodies”

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

18 Apr 2018

Journal of the Austrian Association for American Studies (JAAAS) (Journal)

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Reviewer)

2018 → …

Research Platform Mobile Cultures and Societies - Interdisciplinary Studies on Transnational Formations (Organisational unit)

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Member)

2018 → …

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

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

5 Nov 2017

queering concepts on/from a Post-Soviet perspective

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Organiser)

20 Sep 201723 Sep 2017

“100 Years after the Revolution. Unfulfilled Promises of a Gender/Queer Utopia and the New Post-Soviet Person – a tribute to Valentina Tereshkova.”

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

19 Aug 2017

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

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

5 Jul 2017

“(What are) the limits of solidarity? Some thoughts on representation, individual experience, identity, difference and how to share privileges”

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

17 Jun 2017

“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

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

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

10 Jun 2017

“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

In Black Ink: Russian Masculinity and the Western Gaze

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

13 May 2017

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

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

1 Apr 2017

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

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

9 Jan 2017

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

SYN. Magazin für Theater-, Film- und Medienwissenschaft (Journal)

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Reviewer)

20172018

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

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

2 Dec 2016

Scientific Reviewer for the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation Scholarship Committee

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Reviewer)

2016 → …

Austrian Association for American Studies (External organisation)

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Member)

2014 → …

European Association of American Studies (External organisation)

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Member)

2014 → …

Import - Export - Transport. Queer Theory, Queer Critique and Activism in Motion

Katrin Lasthofer (Organiser), Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Organiser) & Sushila Mesquita (Organiser)

28 Apr 201130 Apr 2011

iscussing the Contributions of Psychoanalysis to Gender Theory with Juliet Mitchell

Katrin Lasthofer (Organiser), Marlen Bidwell-Steiner (Presenter), Eva Laquieze-Waniek (Advisor) & Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Organiser)

8 Jun 2010

Prizes

Hertha Firnberg Stipendiatin

Wiedlack, Maria Katharina (Recipient), 1 Oct 2015

Käthe Leichter-Preis 2023 der Oesterreichischen Nationalbank

Wiedlack, Maria Katharina (Recipient), 20 Nov 2023

Looking Eastward: US-Identity, Western Values, and Vulnerable Russian Bodies

Wiedlack, Maria Katharina (Recipient), 1 Oct 2015

SHIFT

Wiedlack, Maria Katharina (Recipient) & Tzini, Anna (Recipient), 2023

Press / Media

Buchtipp des Monats von Katharina Wiedlack

Maria Katharina Wiedlack

10/04/17

1 Media contribution

„Ein sensibler Sprachgebrauch kann viele Verletzungen vermeiden“

Maria Katharina Wiedlack

21/09/21

1 Media contribution

"Es gibt nicht das eine Russland": Russlandbilder in der amerikanischen (Populär)Kultur

Maria Katharina Wiedlack

3/11/23

1 Media contribution

Homoacceptance versus Homophobie

Maria Katharina Wiedlack

20/02/17

1 item of Media coverage

Nationalismus unter der Flagge des Regenbogens

Maria Katharina Wiedlack

8/05/17

1 Media contribution

Russland in US-Medien: Eine Forscherin aus NÖ untersucht den Umgang amerikanischer Medien mit Russland

Maria Katharina Wiedlack

3/10/17

1 item of Media coverage

Semmelweisklinik: Schau zeigt queere Kunst

Maria Katharina Wiedlack, Anna Tzini & Tatiana Zabolotnaya

13/11/23

1 item of Media coverage

Projects

Der Blick gen Osten: US-Identit

Wiedlack, M. K.

1/10/1530/09/18

Post-Soviet Queerness, Archiving, and the Art of Resistance

Wiedlack, M. K.

1/03/2031/03/24

Rivals of the past, children of the future

Wiedlack, M. K.

1/10/1930/09/24

From “TraumaZone” to “Super Crip”: the Politics of Post-Soviet “Abnormality” in Anglophone News Media

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

20 Jun 202422 Jun 2024

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science



"Queer, Migration and Belonging:“ Buchpräsentation zur Gender-Forschung in der FrauenGenderBibliothek Saar:

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

31 Oct 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Critical Feminist and Queer Academic Perspectives in Austria

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker), Monika Mokre (Speaker), Jelena Petrović (Speaker) & Adriana Qubaiova (Speaker)

12 Sep 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Queer in Art: Community Engagement and Collecting

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker), Salvatore Viviano (Speaker), Victoria Dejaco (Speaker), Heinz Rudolf Miko (Speaker), Martina Nußbaumer (Speaker) & Michael Kaufmann (Speaker)

10 Sep 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public



Lily Golden’s “Long Journey Home:” Life writing and the Archive of Internationalism

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

25 May 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Ganz einfach gender-queer*? Geht Sprachgerechtigkeit auch barrierearm?

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

11 May 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


1. BERTA KARLIK LECTURE: Ein Blick auf die Forschung weiblicher ÖAW-Mitglieder in unterschiedlichen Disziplinen

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker) & Birgitta Schultze-Bernhardt (Speaker)

8 Mar 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


The Magic Closet and the Dream Machine. Post-Soviet Queerness, Archiving, and the Art of Resistance

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker), Tania Zabolotnaya (Speaker), Ruthie Jenrbekova (Speaker) & Masha Godovannaya (Speaker)

16 Nov 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The Future of Queer and Feminist Studies.

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

29 Oct 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Solidarity and the West/East Divide? An Anti-Imperialist and Decolonial Queerfeminist Historically Informed Perspective.

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

21 Sep 202222 Sep 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The R-Word revisited: From Refusal to Care?

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

29 Apr 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Slavery and the maritime fur trade in Russian America

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

20 Apr 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Queer-feminist Punk Rock and Pussy Riot Activism: A Russian American Dialogue

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

11 Mar 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Sprache. Identität. Anerkennung.

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

23 Sep 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


A Journey Through Russian Feminism and Sexual Liberation: Female Members of the Harlem Renaissance Visiting the Soviet Union in 1932

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

1 May 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Provincializing US Feminisms

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

29 Apr 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The comfort of in/visibility or rethinking the (post-soviet) ‘queer closet’

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

16 Apr 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Queer-feminist Solidarity: A Labor of Love?

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

25 Feb 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Let's Talk About - the FWF Elise Richter Programme

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Suffragettes and Russian Suffering: Vulnerability in Early Progressive US-Movements

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

31 Oct 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


In/Visibility and Opacity: a Strategy for Queer-Feminist Solidarity?

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

21 Oct 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Un/Sichtbarkeit als queer-feministische Theorie und Praxis, oder: The ‘Gay Closet’ revisited

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

20 Oct 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The Magic Closet in Times of Corona: Queer relations building through art practice across (post-soviet) spaces

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

1 Oct 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Reading Dorothy West’s Russian Sojourn queerly.

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

17 Sep 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther



Un/sichtbarkeit als queer-feministische Praxis: Wissensproduktion und Solidarität in Zeiten sozialpolitischer Polarisierung

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

13 Jan 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


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


“‘Home is where the Hurt is:’ Trauma, Pain and Russia in US Popular Culture”

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

22 Nov 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


“Between Queerer Solidary and Homophobia: Queer(ing) Russia in Popular Culture“

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

14 Nov 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


“Looking Eastward: US-identity, western values and Russian vulnerable bodies”

Maria Katharina Wiedlack (Speaker)

18 Apr 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


“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


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