Dr. Jesper Reddig

Lehrbeauftragter Sommer 2022
Anglistik / Amerikanistik
Telefon: 598-2483
E-Mail: sekretariat.amerikanistik@philhist.uni-augsburg.de
Raum: 4064 (D)
Adresse: Universitätsstraße 10, 86159 Augsburg

Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 05/2021: Research Associate and Lecturer, Chair of American Studies, University of Münster, Germany
  • 10/2017 – 09/2021: Research Associate and Lecturer, Chair of British Studies, University of Münster, Germany
  • 10/2016 – 09/2017: Lecturer, Chair of American Studies, University of Münster, Germany
  • 01/2012 – 04/2012: Visiting Research Student, Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan, U.S.
  • 04/2010 – 03/2011: Research Assistant, Chair of Slavic-Baltic Studies, University of Münster, Germany
  • 10/2009 – 06/2014: Ph.D. Studies, Graduate School Practices of Literature, University of Münster, Germany
  • 10/2009 – 03/2010: Research Associate and Lecturer, Chair of American Studies, University of Münster, Germany 03/2009 – 07/2009: International Student, University of Vienna, Austria
  • 09/2006 – 05/2007: International Student, Concordia University Montreal, Canada
  • 10/2002 – 11/2008: Undergraduate and Graduate Studies (English, Philosophy, History), University of Münster, Germany

 

 

 

 

 

Forschungsschwerpunkte

  • American studies
  • Border, refugee, and (forced) migration studies
  • Post- and decolonial studies
  • Jewish studies
  • Transnationalism, diaspora, citizenship
  • Human rights and social movements

 

Publikationen

  • Koegler, Caroline, Jesper Reddig, and Klaus Stierstorfer, eds. and intro. Citizenship, Law and Literature. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2021.
  • Reddig, Jesper. Rev. of Placeless People: Writing, Rights, and Refugees, by Lyndsey Stonebridge. Symbolism: An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics 21 (2021): 241-46.
  • Reddig, Jesper. “Post-Soviet Jewish Fiction from an American Studies Perspective: The Jeremiad Tradition, the Rhetoric of Americanization, and the Narrative of Return.” Verflechtungsgeschichten: Konflikt und Kontakt in osteuropäischen Kulturen. Ed. Mirja Lecke and Oleksandr Zabirko. Münster: Lit, 2016. 195-219.
  • Reddig, Jesper. Rev. of Wonder of Wonders: A Cultural History of Fiddler on the Roof, by Alisa Solomon. American Studies in Scandinavia 46.2 (2014): 88-91.
  • Reddig, Jesper. “‘The Unbearable Whiteness of Being’: Negotiating Hybridity in Post-Soviet Jewish American Narrative.” Mobile Narratives: Travel, Migration, and Transculturation. Ed. Eleftheria Arapoglou, Mónika Fodor, and Jopi Nyman. New York: Routledge, 2014. 213-25.

 

Talks

  • Reddig, Jesper (05/2022). “Acts of Citizenship, Jus Domicilii, Solidarity City: Recent Trends in German NoBorder Activism.” Communities of Engagement: 12th Biennial MESEA Conference. University of Central Lancashire (CYP).
  • Reddig, Jesper (01/2022). “‘Like a Felon’: Historical Conditions, Developments, and Exclusions of Citizenship in the United States and Germany.” Hotspots in Literary/Cultural Studies, Book Studies, and Linguistics: Lecture Series. Münster University.
  • Reddig, Jesper (02/2021). “A State of Exception? Refugee Encampment in the Time of Coronavirus.” Hotspots in Literary/Cultural Studies, Book Studies, and Linguistics: Lecture Series. Münster University.
  • Reddig, Jesper (01/2021). “Refugees and the Right to Have Rights: From the Borders of Europe through Contingent Belonging in Münster.” Hostile Terrains: Lecture Series. Münster University.
  • Numan, Hassan, and Jesper Reddig (01/2020). “Fortress Europe and the EU-German Border Regime: Global Interventions, Local Resistance.” Hotspots in Literary/Cultural Studies, Book Studies, and Linguistics: Lecture Series. Münster University.
  • Reddig, Jesper (03/2019). “Reclaiming Urban Citizenship: The German Solidarity Movement in Transnational Perspective.” Citizenship, Law and Literature: Villa Vigoni Talks for the German-Italian Cooperation in the Fields of Humanities and Social Sciences. Villa Vigoni, Loveno di Menaggio, Italy.
  • Reddig, Jesper (06/2018). “Domestic Sexual Violence in War: Sandra Uwiringiyimana’s Literary Self-Recreation in the Context of Gender, Race, and the UN Refugee Regime.” Ethnicity and Kinship: 11th Biennial MESEA Conference. University of Graz, Austria.
  • Reddig, Jesper (05/2017). “Post-Soviet Jewish American Fiction Writers and Their Engagement with Race.” American Colors across the Disciplinary Spectrum: 25th Biennial Conference of the Nordic Association for American Studies. University of Southern Denmark, Odense, DK.
  • Reddig, Jesper (07/2016). “Re-Framing the ‘Nation of Immigrants’ and the ‘Einwanderungsland’ in U.S.- and German-Based Post-Soviet Jewish Literature: Yelena Akhtiorskaya and Olga Grjasnowa.” Re-Framing American Jewish History and Thought: New Transnational Perspectives. Potsdam University.
  • Reddig, Jesper (10/2015). “The Jewish Origins of the American Self and the Case of (Post-Soviet) Jewish Migrant Fiction in the U.S. – and Beyond?” Transnational Perspectives on American Jewry. Potsdam University.
  • Reddig, Jesper (08/2015). “Into the Affiliative Post-Racial Future? The Problem of Adoption in Anya Ulinich’s Petropolis (2007).” Transnational and Transracial Adoption in North American Culture. University of Turku, Finland.
  • Reddig, Jesper (12/2014). “Re-Negotiating the Americanization of Tevye: Intertextuality and Meta-Fiction in Nadia Kalman’s The Cosmopolitans.” The New Wave of Russian-Jewish Cultural Production. Columbia University, New York City.
  • Reddig, Jesper (05/2014). “Eastern Europe Unbound? Tracing the Jewish American Debate over ‘the East’ in Post-Cold War Discourse.” Crossing Boundaries in a Post-Ethnic Era: 9th Biennial MESEA Conference. University of Saabrücken.
  • Reddig, Jesper (06/2012). “Multicultural Conservatives: Russian Jewish Women Writers Forge the Contemporary American Self.” 59th Annual Conference of the German Association for American Studies. University of Mainz.
  • Reddig, Jesper (05/2011). “Race and the Politics of Representation: Reading Blackness in Petropolis.” 22nd Annual Conference of the American Literature Association. The Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA.
  • Reddig, Jesper (11/2010). “The Russian Jewish Female Voice Re-Visited: Shifting Homes in Petropolis, U.S.” Annual Conference of the Postgraduate Forum of the German Association for American Studies. Leipzig University.
  • Reddig, Jesper (10/2010). “Re-Visiting the Russian Jewish Female Voice: Finding Home in Petropolis, U.S.” Hotspots in Literary/Cultural Studies and Linguistics: Lecture Series. Münster University.
  • Reddig, Jesper (06/2010). “‘The Unbearable Whiteness of Being’: Negotiating Hybridity in Post-Soviet Jewish American Narrative.” Travel, Trade, and Ethnic Transformations: 7th Biennial MESEA Conference. University of Pécs, Hungary.
  • Reddig, Jesper (10/2009). “Extending the Transnational: Post-Soviet Jewish American Literature.” Hotspots in Literary/Cultural Studies and Linguistics: Lecture Series. Münster University.

 

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