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Promotionen & Habilitationen

Promotionen

Laufende (Arbeitstitel)

Al-Shatnawi, Baker. Double Consciousness and the Matter of Split Identity in Leila Ahmed’s A Border Passage and Toufic El Rassi’s Arab in America (Betr.: Birkle)

Bendiola, Marie Jude: Understanding Digital Immigration in the Age of the Internet: A U.S.-American Global Perspective (Betr.: Birkle)

Bolanca-Lowman, Elvira. American Immigrant Literature (Betr.: Birkle)

Chakroun, Sana: A Comparative Study of Conflict Management in United Nations Security Council Resolutions from a pragmatic perspective: The Palestinian Cause and the Arab Spring as case studies. (Betr.: Kreyer)

Fackiner, Wulf Gero: Boxing in American Literature (Betr.: Birkle)

Farid, Aziza Abdelsalam: Arab and Muslim Americans in the Detroit Metropolitan Area and Segmented Assimilation (Betr.: Birkle)

Fels, Carmen: Narratives of Identity and Metamorphosis in Jeffrey Eugenides’s Middlesex: A Transgenerational Study of Twenty-First-Century American Experience

Ge, Yuwei: Leaning in and Moving Forward: Female Leadership in Legal and Political Professions in the United States (Betr.: Birkle)

Güldenring, Barbara: Conceptual Metaphors in New Englishes: A Corpus-based Approach to Cognitive Contact Linguistics (Betr.: Kreyer)

Hamlaoui, Sihem: Information and Communication Technology in Higher Education in the MENA Region

Hartmann, Laura: Sisterhood on Two Continents: Raising Voices of Black and Coloured Women’s Solidarity in South Africa and the United States of America (Betr.: Birkle)

Heinsch, Patrick: Synergieeffekte beim Einsatz humanoider Roboter im Geschäftsalltag (Betr.: Handke)

Hoeck, Sandra: Selling Beauty: A Linguistic-Communicational Investigation of the Female Beauty Ideal of Advertising Campaigns in an International Comparison (Betr.: Birkle)

Kashefolhagh, Maryam: Indentity Construction and Transformation through Immigration in the Literature of Female Iranian American Authors in the Diaspora (Betr.: Birkle)

Kimpel, Imke: Dramaturgical Concepts in the Early Modern Period: Shakespeare and Beyond

Koch, Christina Maria: Patient Lines: Understanding Illness Experience in and through Graphic Narratives (Betr.: Birkle)

Külbel, Franziska: Resistance, Rebellion, Revolution: To Be Young, Female, and American in the Twentieth-First Century (Betr.: Birkle)

Malkmes, Johannes: Americanization or Globalization of Contemporary German Consumer Culture (Betr.: Birkle)

Meimei, Jia: Detecting a Quantum Shift: On American Memetic Television and Cultural Evolution (Betr.: Birkle)

Müller, Julia: The Monster Next Door: American Serial Killers from the 1950s until Today (Betr.: Birkle)

Nafisy, Firoozeh: A Culturalist Approach towards Linguistics and Curriculum Design in the Process of Teaching and Learning English as Foreign Language and Culture (Betr.: Birkle)

Raeisian, Mona: The Rumpelstiltskin Effect: Identity and Ideology in Contemporary American Police Procedural. (Betr.: Birkle)

Rüß-Stoll, Rita: Males and Quilting in Selected North American Prose (Betr.: Birkle)

Said, Walaa' AbdelAziz: Empowering a Dystopian Subaltern: A Comparative Study

Salman, Mehtap: Fantasy Literature (Betr.: Birkle)

Scharrer, Daniela: Forms of Passing (Betr.: Birkle)

Schaub, Steffen: The Noun Phrase in New Englishes: A Corpus-Based Study of its Variation (Betr.: Kreyer)

Wagner, Diana: Seeing and Perceiving: Embodied Intersubjectivity, Masks, and Gender Politics in Siri Hustvedt’s Work (Betr.: Birkle)

Weber, Katharina: Assistenzrobotik in der Hochschullehre (Betr.: Handke)

Weinreich, Johannes: The Literary Democracy of Mark Twain and William Dean Howells: Fiction and Fact at the Intersection of Popular Literature, Culture, and Political Theory during the Gilded Age in the United States of America (Betr.: Birkle)

Zeaiter, Sabrina: Das Robotikum – MINT-Förderung für Schülerinnen und Schüler (Betr.: Handke)

Zhou, Miaoxi: Motherhood in U.S.-American Women’s Writing from the 1960s to the 1990s (Betr.: Birkle)

Zürz-Bösherz, Christina: Categories of Hunger in Suzanne Collins’s Hunger Games Trilogy (Betr.: Birkle)

Abgeschlossene (seit 2000)

2018

Ullmann, Stefanie: Talking About a Revolution: A Corpus-Based Enquiry into the (Ab)Use of Linguistic Conceptualisations in Social and Political Discourse (Betr.: Kreyer)

Wang, Xiaohui: Culture in the Novels of Henry James. (Betr.: Birkle)

2016

Fober, Magdalena: Vom (Über)schreiben imaginatorischer Grenzen: Darstellungen des Konzentrationslagers Auschwitz in der amerikanischen Literatur

Lenz, Katja: Lexical Appropriation in Australian Aboriginal Literature

Li, Qianqian: Settling down in a Foreign Country: A Comparison between U.S. and German Immigration Policies and Their Consequences

Rojek, Janina: Tracing Seriality: The Quality Debate and Late Nineteenth-Century Magazine Fiction

2015

Bauer, Carolina: From tendency to feature: The development of anti-Catholicism in early modern English drama

Schäfer, Anna Maria: Erkennung und Korrektur von Aussprachefehlern

2014

Kestermann, Nora: The American Pastoral and Its De-Idealization in Two Contemporary American Novels: Philip Roth's American Pastoral and Cormac McCarthy's The Road

Langwald, Sylvia: Diasporic Generationality: Identity, Generation Relationships and Diaspora in Selected Novels from Britain and Canada

2013

Heil, Johanna: An Inquiry into Knowing: Narratives, Sciences, and Works of Art in Richard Powers’s Fiction

Lohöfer, Astrid: Ethics and Lyric Poetry: Language as World-Disclosure in French Symbolism and Canadian Modernism

Schmidt, Silke: (Re-)Framing the Arab/Muslim: Mediating Orientalism in Contemporary Arab American Life Writing

Ulm, Marco: Dialogizing the Monologic in First Nations Literature:Bakhtinian Reading of Thomas King and Joseph Boyden 

2012

Unger, Tobias: Ein Ansatz zur Erweiterung von linguistischen E-Learning Kursen durch dehypertextualisierte Lerninhalte

2009

Radu, Anca Raluca: Intertextuality in English-Canadian Artist Novels

2008

Franke, Peter: Designing Embodied Interactive Software Agents for E-Learning: Principles, Components, and Roles

Freiesleben, Sonja: Imperial Desire and the Canadian North: Constructing the Arctic in Nineteenth-Century British Exploration Writing and Twentieth-Century Canadian Literature

Neuhaus, Mareike: "That's Raven Talk": Holophrastic Readings of Contemporary Aboriginal Literature

Sandrock, Kirsten: Gender and Region in a Dialogical Age: Canadian Maritime Fiction in English by Contemporary Women

Schiffhauer, Mark: From Wilderness to Environment: The Role of 'Nature' in Western American Historiography from Frederick Jackson to Donald Worster and the New Western History

2006

Callies, Marcus: Information Highlighting and the Use of Focusing Devices in Advanced German Learner English: A Study of the Syntax-Pragmatics Interface in Second Language Acquisition

Fenske, Claudia: Muggles, Monster, Magier: Eine Literaturwissenschaftliche Analyse der Romanserie 'Harry Potter'

Keller, Wolfram: Selves and Nations: The Troy Story from Sicily to England in the Middle Ages

Müller, Anette: London as a Literary Region: The Portrayal of the Metropolis in Contemporary Postcolonial British Fiction

2005

Chen, Long: Lexical Strategies of Chinese Learners of English in L1-L2 Translation

2004

Michaelis, Heike: Darwinismus und literarischer Diskurs in England am Beispiel von George Eliot und Thomas Hardy

2000

Handwerker, Claudia: New Technologies and Higher Education in Germany: A Field Study and Comparison

Quennet, Fabienne: Where 'Indians' Fear to Tread: A Postmodern Reading of Louise Erdrich's North Dakota Quartet

Habilitationen

Laufende

Buechsel, Mark: Der Faust-Mythos als Kulturkritik in den Werken Mark Twains, Ernest Hemingways, John Updikes und Sherman Alexis.

Heil, Johanna: Becoming-Body: Technologies of the Self and Freedom in American Modern Dance. (Betr.: Birkle)

Prorokova, Tatiana: Climate Change and Eco-Culture from the Industrial Revolution to the Present. (Betr.: Birkle).

Schmidt, Silke: The (2+x) Cultures Conversation: A Pragmatic Reading of Management in Text.