Dr. Sabrina Mittermeier

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Adresse: Universitätsstraße 10, 86159 Augsburg

Sprechstunden / Office hours

Sprechstunden im Wintersemester / office hours in winter term 2019/2020

  • Donnerstag/ thursday 12:00-13:00 h
  • und nach E-Mail-Vereinbarung / and via e-mail.

Curriculum vitae

  • since 04/ 2019 Lecturer and Post-Doctoral Researcher, Chair of American Studies, University of Augsburg
  • 2018 PhD in American Cultural History, Ludwig-Maximilians-University (Munich)
    Title: "Middle Class Kingdoms – A Cultural History of Disneyland and its Variations 1955-2016"
  • 07/ 2018-11/ 2018 Lecturer, Obama Institute for American Studies, Johannes-Gutenberg-University, Mainz
  • 06/2018 Lecturer, American Studies, Otto-Friedrich University, Bamberg
  • 11/ 2014-03/ 2017 Lecturer, Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität (Mainz),
    DFG-Projekt "Here You Leave Today – Ästhetische Eigenzeiten in Themenparks" 10/ 2015-03/ 2016
  • 10/ 2014-03/ 2015 Lecturer, American History, Culture and Society,Ludwigs-Maximilians-University (Munich)
  • 2014 Master of Arts, American History, Culture, and Society, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich
  • 2012 Bachelor of Arts, North-American Studies and Language, Literature, Culture, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich


  • Film and Television Studies
  • Theme Park Studies
  • LGBT History
  • Public History
  • U.S.-American Post-War History


  • Context is for Kings: An Edited Collection on Star Trek: Discovery. Hrsg. Sabrina Mittermeier und Mareike Spychala. Liverpool University Press, 2020. (in Vorbereitung)
  • Here You Leave Today: Time and Temporality in Theme Parks, Hrsg. Florian Freitag, Filippo Carlà-Uhink, Sabrina Mittermeier und Ariane Schwarz, Hannover: Wehrhahn Verlag, 2017.
  • „Theme Parks – Where Media and Tourism Converge” The Routledge Companion to Media and Tourism. Hrsg. Maria Mansson et.al. London: Routledge, 2019. (in Vorbereitung)
  • „Time Travelling to the American Revolution - Why Immersive Media Need American Studies“ Playing the Field – Video Games and American Studies. Hrsg. Sascha Pöhlmann. Oldenbourg, De Gruyter, 2019. (in Vorbereitung)
  • „A Society on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown’ – The Death of Stalin, Historical Film, and Resistance to Trump’s America.” Persistent Resistance: Essays on Resistance Narratives in Media.  Hrsg. Leisa Clark and Amanda Firestone. Jefferson, NC: McFarland Publishers, 2019. (in Vorbereitung)
  • „Windows to the Past - Disney’s America, the Culture Wars, and the Question of Edutainment” Polish Journal for American Studies. Vol 10. (2016), 127-146.