Dr. Ina Batzke

Akademische Rätin / Lecturer
Telefon: +49 821 598 - 5767
Raum: 4065 (D)
Adresse: Universitätsstraße 10, 86159 Augsburg

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Curriculum vitae

  • seit/since 10/2018 Lecturer and Post-Doctoral Researcher (Akademische Rätin), Chair of American Studies, University of Augsburg, Germany
  • 2018 PhD in Anglophone Literature / American Studies, WWU Münster
  • 10/2013 -       03/2018 PhD Candidate, Graduate School Practices of Literature, Westfälische Wilhelms University Münster, Germany
  • 03/2017 - 03/2018 Visiting Scholar, Department of History, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA
  • 02/2012 - 10/2019 Research Assistant and Lecturer, English Seminar, Westfälische Wilhelms University Münster, Germany
  • 2013 Master of Arts, National and Transnational Studies, Major: American Studies, Westfälische Wilhelms University Münster, Germany
  • 2011 Bachelor of Arts, Communication, Hanze University Groningen, The Netherlands

Forschungsschwerpunkte / Research Foci

  • Life Writing and Autofiction
  • LatinX Literatures
  • Border Studies
  • Speculative Fiction
  • Feminist Technoscience

Publikationen / Publications

  • Batzke, Ina and Sabrina Mittermeier (eds.). North American Speculative Fiction and the Political. Intellect, 2022. (Special Issue of the European Journal for American Culture, 41.1). https://doi.org/10.1386/ejac_00075_2

  • Batzke, Ina. „Suzanne Bost: Shared Selves: Latinx Memoir and Ethical Alternatives to Humanism. University of Illinois Press, 2019.” a/b: Auto/Biography Studies 37.1 (2022), 205-206.

  • Batzke, Ina, and Linda M. Hess. "Gender and Violence in Pandemic Futures in Larissa Lai's The Tiger Flu." Gender Forum 80.1 (2021), 54-74. 

  •         Batzke, Ina, Linda Heß, and Stefanie Schäfer. Thinking Post-Pandemic Futures in Women’s Novels: The Tiger Flu (2018) and Station Eleven (2014).” Podcast LadyFiction #8 (hosted by Andrew Sola), published October 21, 2021.  https://thetrans-atlanticist.podigee.io/s2e21-pandemic-novels

  • Batzke, Ina, Lea Espinoza Garrido, and Linda M. Hess. “Introduction: Life Writing in the Posthuman Anthropocene.” In: Life Writing in the Posthuman Anthropocene, edited by Ina Batzke, Lea Espinoza Garrido, and Linda Hess. Palgrave, “Palgrave Studies in Life Writing series” 2021, pp. 1–19.

  • Batzke, Ina, and Katja Sarkowsky. “Storied Citizenship: Imagining the Citizen in American Literature.” In: Storied Citizenship: Imagining the Citizen in North American Literature, edited by Ina Batzke and Katja Sarkowsky. Amerikastudien/American Studies 65.4 (2021), 367-382.

  • Batzke, Ina. “From Series to Seriality: Star Trek’s Mirror Universe in the Post-Network Era.” In: Fighting for the Future. Essays on Star Trek: Discovery. Edited by Sabrina Mittermeier and Mareike Spychala. Liverpool University Press, 2020, 67-82.

  • Batzke, Ina. "Reimagining the Reproductive Citizen Before and After the Reproductive Turn." Amerikastudien/American Studies 65.4 (2020), 443-461.

  • Batzke, Ina. "Contesting Traditional Imaginaries of Citizenship: José Ángel N.'s Illegal: Reflections of an Undocumented Immigrant." In: Irina Brittner, Sabine N. Meyer, Peter Schneck (eds.). The United States and the Question of Rights. Heidelberg: Winter Verlag, 2020, 195-210

  • Batzke, Ina. "Concealing and Revealing in Life Narratives by Undocumented Authors." a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, vol. 34, no. 2 (2019): pp. 306-316.

  • Batzke, Ina. “From ‘Coming Out’ to ‘Undocuqueer’: Intersections between Undocumentedness and Queerness within the U.S. Undocumented Youth Movement.” In: Bonifacio, Glenda (ed.). Global Youth Migration and Gendered Modalities. Bristol, UK: Policy Press, 2019.

  • Batzke, Ina. Undocumented Migrants in the United States. Life Narratives and Self-Representations. New York/London: Routledge, 2019.

  • Batzke, Ina (2019). “From ‘Coming Out’ to ‘Undocuqueer’: Intersections between Undocumentedness and Queerness within the U.S. Undocumented Youth Movement.” In: Bonifacio, Glenda (ed.). Gender and Youth Migration. Bristol, UK: Policy Press.

  • Batzke, Ina, et al. (eds.) (2018). Exploring the Fantastic. Genre, Ideology, and Popular Culture. Bielefeld: Transcript.

  • Batzke, Ina. (2017). „Der Gläserne Mensch 2.0: Self-Tracking and the Quantified Self Movement as New Communicative Practices“. In: Schildhauer, Peter, and Alexander Brock (eds.). Communication Forms and Communicative Practices. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, pp. 131-152.

  • Batzke, Ina. (2016). „Of Aliens and DREAMers: Congressional Testimonies of Undocumented Migrants in the United States”. ASAK Journal of American Studies 48.1, S. 118-132.

  • Batzke, Ina, und Jens H. Hellmann. (2016). „Der ‚Battle of the Texts‘ als Methode des Forschenden Lernens.“ Die Hochschullehre 4.2016.

  • Batzke, Ina (2014). Collective Action and Public Self-Representation of Undocumented Youth. Current Objectives of Postgraduate American Studies 15(1), 35-52. http://copas.uni-regensburg.de/article/view/184/248.