Our current research foci include but are not limited to:

  • Ethnic literatures and cultures (in particular, Native American, LatinX American, African American, and Asian American Studies) in the United States and Canada
  • Life Writing
  • Age Studies
  • Law and Culture/Law and Literature
  • Refugee literature/the refugee in literature
  • Utopian and Dystopian Literature and Film
  • Queer Studies
  • Citizenship Studies
  • Ecocriticism, Ecopoetry, Ecocritical Theory





To find out more about the main research of our team, please see the personal pages.



Dr. Stefanie Schäfer/ Vertretungsprofessorin Sommer 2020