Dr. phil. Martin Riedelsheimer

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter
English Literature
Phone: +49 821 598 - 5750
Email: martin.riedelsheimer@philhist.uni-augsburg.de
Room: 4039 (D)
Address: Universitätsstraße 10, 86159 Augsburg

Office Hours

  • Wednesday, February 12., 10 - 11 am

  • Wednesday, February 19., 10 - 11 am

  • Wednesday, February 26., 10 -       11 am

  • Wednesday, March 11., 10 - 11 am

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Academic Curriculum Vitae

  • 2007-2013| Undergraduate/graduate studies at the University of Augsburg and the University of Newcastle upon Tyne: English (literature and linguistics), mathematics and educational science
  • 2013| State exam (teaching degree) in English and mathematics
  • 2019| PhD, University of Augsburg (“The Fiction of Infinity: Ethics in the Contemporary Novel”)


  • 2007-2013| Max Weber-Program of the State of Bavaria
  • 2008-2013| Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (German Academic Scholarship Foundation)



  • “Vulnerability and the Community of the Precarious in David Greig’s The Events.” Representations of the Precarious in Contemporary British Drama. Eds. Mireia Aragay and Martin Middeke. Berlin/Boston: de Gruyter, 2017. 203-216. CDE Studies 27.

    [with Korbinian Stöckl] "The Mobility of Suffering: Cosmopolitan Ethics in debbie tucker green's Plays." Theatre and Mobility. Eds. Kerstin Schmidt and Nathalie Aghoro. Spec. Issue of JCDE 5.1 (2017): 112-125.

  • [as translator:] Amossy, Ruth. „Das Ethos des Wissenschaftlers im Spannungsfeld von Neutralitat und Engagement.“ Ethos und Pathos der Geisteswissenschaften: Konfigurationen der wissenschaftlichen Persona seit 1750. Eds. Ralf Klausnitzer, Carlos Spoerhase und Dirk Werle. Trans. Martin Riedelsheimer and Stefan Mordstein. Berlin/Boston: de Gruyter, 2015.


  • “Vulnerability and Precariousness in David Greig’s The Events.” University of Barcelona, 16 September 2014.

  • [with Korbinian Stöckl:] "The Aesthetics of Materiality in debbie tucker green’s Cosmopolitan Plays." GAPS Conference: The Postcolonial and the Material. Augsburg, 5 May 2016.

  • [with Korbinian Stöckl:] "Cosmopolitan Mobilization in debbie tucker green’s Theatre." CDE Conference: Theater and Mobility. Eichstätt, 29 May 2016.

  • Panel Chair: Panel on „Genre/s in Poetry”. Poem Unlimited: New Perspectives on Poetry and Genre. Universität Augsburg, 1-3 October 2015.

  • Panel Chair: Panel on "Tragedy and Cultural Revisions". Tragedy in American Drama and Theater: Genre, Mediality, Ethics. Universität Augsburg, 1-3 June 2017.

Current Projects