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Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Amerikastudien/ Anglophone Literaturen und Kulturen


Selina Foltinek is a research associate in the DFG-funded project The Economy and Epistemology of Gossip in late 19th and early 20th-Century US American Literature and Culture (2019–2022)

Academic CV 

  • July 2019 –: PhD Project "Agency and Knowledge in Semi-Autobiographical Narratives about Female Same-Sex Desire" (Supervisors: Dr. Katrin Horn, Universität Bayreuth; Prof. Dr. Kley, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg)
  • Apr 2019 – March 2022: Research Assistant in Dr. Katrin Horn’s DFG-funded PostDoc-Project “The Economy and Epistemology of Gossip in late 19th and early 20th-Century US American Literature and Culture” at University of Bayreuth
  • 2020: Duke University Post-Graduate Research Fellowship; Duke University, Durham, NC; Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in the Social Sciences (REGSS), Sponsored by Bavarian American Academy (BAA)
  • Apr 2020 – Sept 2020: Lecturer at the University of Bayreuth
  • Oct 2012 – Mar 2019: Staatsexamen (Erste Staatsprüfung LAG)/Teacher’s Degree in Secondary Education at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg (English, History, Education, Social Sciences)
  • Apr 2017 – Mar 2019: Student assistant at the Department of English and American Studies, Lehrstuhl für Amerikanistik, insbesondere Literaturwissenschaft (Prof. Dr. Kley)
  • Feb 2018: B.A. in English and History; Thesis: "The Elite College as Social Microcosm in Campus Narratives of the 20th and 21st Century"
  • Aug 2015 – June 2016: Fulbright Teaching Assistant at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH, U.S.

Workshops and Conferences

  • Co-Organizer of the Workshop “Auto/Biography and Gender: Fact, Fake, Fiction,” University of Bayreuth, Germany, Oct 1-2, 2020; Presentation: “Semi-autobiographische Erzähltexte über gleichgeschlechtliche Beziehungen zwischen Frauen zwischen 1859 und 1987 : Handlungsräume und Genre-Fragen”
  • “19th and 20th F/F Novels: Creative Revolt against Heteronormativity,” Reform Movements in US History, Bad Bevensen, Germany, Feb 15, 2020
  • “A Phenomenological and Postcritical Approach to Female Same-Sex Narratives,” Carving out a Space for the History of Emotions, University College Dublin, Ireland, Jan 18, 2020
  • “The Creative Potential of Literature: A Postcritical Approach to Narratives about Female Same-Sex Relationships,” Challenges to the Post-Truth Era (Postgraguate Forum of the German Association for American Studies), University of Passau, Germany, Dec 5, 2019
  • “Making the ‘Impossible Woman’ Visible: 19th and 20th-Century Literary Imagination of American Non-Heteronormative Discourses,” In/visible: Representation, Discourse, Practices, Dispositifs, University of Palermo, Italy, Oct 22, 2019
  • International Summer School "Reflections on Code," Akademie der Wissenschaften Mainz, Germany, Oct 8-11, 2019
  • PhD Project Presentation, American Studies PhD Colloquium in Bamberg and in Bayreuth, Germany
  • DARIAH-DE Workshop "Digital tools and methods for historical research," Leibniz-Institute of Eurpean History (IEG), Mainz, Germany, Sept 25, 2019
  • "The Groves of Academe: College as Social Microcosm in Campus Narratives of the 20th and 21st Century," Seminar Pedagogy and Institutions: Narratives of Education and Self-Improvement, FAU Erlangen, Germany, June 3, 2019
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Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Amerikastudien/ Anglophone Literaturen und Kulturen


Research Interests

Gender and Queer Studies, Postcritique, Knowledge Production, American Literature of the 19th and 20th Century

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Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Amerikastudien/ Anglophone Literaturen und Kulturen


Publications

2020

Foltinek, Selina
Creative Openings and World-Making : Postcritique, Reparative Readings, and Anzaldúa’s Borderla ...
in Current Objectives in Postgraduate American Studies volume 21 (2020) issue 1. - page 25-42
doi:10.5283/copas.333 ...

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Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Amerikastudien/ Anglophone Literaturen und Kulturen


Selina Foltinek, B.A.
Research associate and PhD candidate

Universität Bayreuth
Universitätsstraße 30
Building: Zapf Gebäude - Haus 1 Room: 1.2.33 95447 Bayreuth

Phone: +49 (0)921 55-4758
E-mail: selina.foltinek@uni-bayreuth.de

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