Mag. Dr. Maria Katharina Wiedlack

Wiedlack, M. K., & Neufeld, M. (2019). Visibility, violence and vulnerability: Russian lesbians between the closet and the Western media spectacle. In LGBTQ+ Activism in Central Eastern Europe (pp. 51-76). Palgrave Macmillan.





Wiedlack, M. K. (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 (pp. 131-159). Cambridge University Press.

Wiedlack, M. K., & Kolarova, K. (2016). Crip Notes on the Idea of Development. Somatechnics, 6(2), 125–141.
E-pub ahead of print



Wiedlack, M. K., & 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, M. K. (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.






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


“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