Teaching and Research News

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Upcoming Talks:

My paper proposal “Globalizing Screenwriting: Ulrich Steindorff’s Das Seebiest (1930)” as Economic and Ethnic Revision has been accepted at the 14th Screenwriting Research Network International Conference: Globalizing Screenwriting (22nd-24th September 2022); Department of Theatre, Film and Media Studies, University of Vienna, Austria.

Research News:

Call for Paper Proposals: I am pleased to share the call for paper proposal for Melville, Media, and Narratives – a NALANS Special Issue

Editors: Martina Pfeiler, Don Dingledine, Kyle Meikle, Paolo Simonetti, and Mustafa Zeki Çıraklı)

Submission Date for the propsal: June 30, 2022. Please see the following link (CfP3) for all infos. https://nalans.com/index.php/nalans/cfp

As for forthcoming publications, I am thrilled to have an article titled “Teaching Melville Through the Lens of Popular Culture” forthcoming in July 2022 in the new Wiley-Blackwell A New Companion to Herman Melville, edited by Wyn Kelley and Christopher Ohge.

Recent Talks:

I have been invited by Prof. Dr. Giorgio Mariani to give a lecture and a workshop on Contemporary U.S. American Poetry and Media in the joint language/translation/linguistics/literature/cultural studies PhD program at La Sapienza University in Rome. (11-13 May, 2022).

On March 24, 2022. I presented on the early Moby-Dick adaptations, including the script versions of Dämon des Meeres, as a guest speaker in the seminar “ENGL 3820W Major Authors: Shooting Melville” at the George Washington University, USA (via Zoom), by invitation of Jaime Campomar.

On Februar 5, 2022, I presented a paper titled “Cultural Agency and Vocal Vitality: Taking Lyric Poetry into (and out of) the Mediatized 2020s Classroom”at the symposium “From Poetry to Song Lyrics: Analysing and Teaching Verse” at the University of Bamberg organized by Prof. Pascal Fischer und JProf. Theresa Summer.

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