Selected Conference Papers
2015
"Life, the Universe, and Everything: Spatial and Temporal Scales in Science Fiction." Annual Conference: SCALE. Society for Literature, Science and the Arts, Europe. University of Malta, Malta.
2015
"Novel Age: The Representation of Ageing in Contemporary Literature." Annual Conference. British Society for Literature and Science. University of Liverpool, United Kingdom.
2015 "Age, Intersectionality, and Literature: Sketching a Framework for the Analysis of Age in Contemporary Fiction." Ageing: Histories, Mythologies, Taboos. University of Bergen, Norway.
2014  
["'a man to whom everything in life had come easily': Intersectional Perspectives and Narratological Analyses."] "'a man to whom everything in life had come easily: Eine     Intersektionale Analyse von John Lanchesters Roman Capital." Making a Difference: Intersdisciplinary Dialogues on Women’s and Gender Studies/Unterschiede machen: Interdisziplinäre Dialoge zur Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung. Interdisciplinary Gender Studies Research Group. University of Kassel, Germany.
2014
"On Behalf of Darkness? Functionalizations of Light Pollution in Fiction." Annual Conference. British Society for Literature and Science. University of Surrey, United Kingdom.
2013
"From Shakespearean Nights to Light Pollution: (Artificial) Light in Fiction." The Bright Side of Night: International Conference on Perceptions, Costs and the Governance of Urban Lighting and Light Pollution. IRS Leibniz-Institute for Regional Development and Structural Planning, Erkner, Germany.
2013
"Travelling Concepts and Working Identities." Making a Difference: Intersdisciplinary Dialogues on Women’s and Gender Studies/Unterschiede machen: Interdisziplinäre Dialoge zur Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung. Interdisciplinary Gender Studies Research Group. University of Kassel, Germany.
2013
"Literature and Science as Discourse and Systems." Annual Conference. British Society for Literature and Science. Cardiff University, United Kingdom.
2012
"Discourses or Systems? Literature, Science, and Society." SciLiterature: Narrativizing Science, Workshop 2. University of Bergen, Norway.
2012
"Truth and Distraction: Science and Narrative in Contemporary Literature." SciLiterature: Narrativizing Science, Workshop 1. University of Ferrara, Italy.
2012
"How many Cultures? Literature, Science, and Theory." Annual Conference. British Society for Literature and Science. University of Oxford, United Kingdom.
2011
“The Invisible Science? Chemistry, Science Fiction, and Popular Culture.” Literature and Chemistry: Elective Affinities. Literature and Science Research Group. University of Bergen, Norway.
2011
["'A lamp for a nightmare': Light and Darkness in Late Victorian Literature."] "'A lamp for a nightmare': Licht und Dunkel in der spätviktorianischen Literatur." Künstliche Beleuchtung und Gesellschaft. Leibniz Research Network “Loss of the Night“. TU Berlin, Germany. With Susanne Bach.
2010
["Violent Futures: Discourses of Violence, Inequality, and Gender in Margaret Atwood."] "Violent Futures: Gewaltdiskurse, Ungleichheit und Geschlecht im Werk der kanadischen Autorin Margaret Atwood." Ungleichheiten in Geschlechterverhältnissen. Interdisziplinäre Arbeitsgruppe Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung. University of Kassel, Germany. With Susanne Bach.
2010
"Re-Makings: Human/Animal Hybrids in Margaret Cavendish, H. G. Wells and China Miéville." The Human and Its Limits. Literature and Science Research Group. University of Bergen, Norway.
2010
"Special Circumstances: Mind, Body and Gender in Recent Science Fiction." Annual Conference. British Society for Literature and Science. Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom.
2010
["Transgressions: Travel as Motif in W. G. Sebald’s The Rings of Saturn."] "Grenzüberschreitungen: Das Reisemotiv in W. G. Sebalds Die Ringe des Saturn." Reisen in der Literatur. German Department. University of Kassel, Germany.
2009
“Uncertain Principles: On Science in George Eliot's Middlemarch and John Fowles' The French Lieutenant's Woman.” Annual Conference. British Society for Literature and Science. University of Reading, United Kingdom.
2009                 
["Moral Pornography? Angela Carter’s The Infernal Desire Machines of Dr Hoffman."] "Moralische Pornographie? Angela Carters The Infernal Desire Machines of Dr Hoffman." Erotik und Pornographie in Literatur und Medien. German Department. University of Kassel, Germany.

Selected Publications
Monographs and Edited Collections
2015

Dark Nights, Bright Lights: Night, Darkness and Illumination in Literature. Berlin: De Gruyter. Print. With Susanne Bach.
2015             
[Intersectionality and Research Practice: Mutual Challenges.] Intersektionalität und Forschungspraxis: Wechselseitige Herausforderungen. Münster: Westfälisches Dampfboot. Print. With Mechthild Bereswill and Sabine Stange.
2008
[Identity between Deconstruction and Re-Construction in Contemporary British Novels: Peter Ackroyd, Iain Banks and A.S. Byatt.] Identität im Spannungsfeld zwischen Dekonstruktion und (Re-)Konstruk¬tion im zeitgenössischen britischen Roman: Peter Ackroyd, Iain Banks und A.S. Byatt. Tübingen: Gunter Narr. Print.
Book Chapters
2015

"On Behalf of the Dark? Functionalisations of Light Pollution in Literature." Dark Nights, Bright Lights: Night, Darkness and Illumination in Literature. Eds. Susanne Bach and Folkert Degenring. Berlin: De Gruyter. Print.
2015

"Introduction: Dark Nights, Bright Lights." Dark Nights, Bright Lights: Night, Darkness and Illumination in Literature. Eds. Susanne Bach and Folkert Degenring. Berlin: De Gruyter. Print. With Susanne Bach.
2015          
["Introduction: The Challenges of Intersectional Research Practice."] "Einleitung: Die Herausforderungen intersektionaler Forschungspraxis." Intersektionalität und  Forschungspraxis: Wechselseitige Herausforderungen. Eds. Mechthild Bereswill, Sabine Stange & Folkert Degenring. Münster: Westfälisches Dampfboot. 8-19. Print. With Mechthild Bereswill and Sabine Stange.
2015          
["'a man to whom everything in life had come easily': An Intersectional Analysis of John Lanchesters Capital: A Novel."] "'a man to whom everything in life had come easily': Eine intersektionale Skizze zu John Lanchesters Capital: A Novel." Intersektionalität und Forschungspraxis: Wechselseitige Herausforderungen. Eds. Mechthild Bereswill, Sabine Stange & Folkert Degenring. Münster: Westfälisches Dampfboot. 134-153. Print.
2014
"From Shakespearean Nights to Light Pollution: (Artificial) Light in Fiction." Urban Lighting, Light Pollution and Society. Eds. Josiane Meier, Ute Hasenöhrl, Katharina Krause, Merle Pottharst. London: Routledge. 46-65. Print. With Susanne Bach.
2013
"The Invisible Science? Chemistry, Science Fiction, and Popular Culture." Chemistry and Literature: Elective Affinities. Eds. Margareth Hagen & Margery Vibe Skagen. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2014. 139-150. Print.
2013
["Describing Gender: Deconstructivist Perspectives in Literary Studies and Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight."] "Geschlecht beschreiben: Dekonstruktivistische Perspektiven in der Literaturwissenschaft am Beispiel von Stephenie Meyers Twilight." Zur methodischen und methodologischen Produktivität der Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung – eine Zwischenbilanz. Eds. Mechthild Bereswill & Katharina Liebsch. Münster: Westfälisches Dampfboot, 2013. 196-213. Print.
2011
"Re-Makings: Human/Animal Hybrids in Margaret Cavendish, H. G. Wells and China Miéville." The Human and Its Limits. Eds. Margareth Hagen, Randi Koppen & Margery Vibe Skagen. Oslo: Scandinavian Academic Press, 2011. 25-40. Print.
2010
"Taboo, Transgression and (Self-)Censorship in 20th Century British Theatre." Taboo and Transgression in British Literature from the Renaissance to the Present. Eds. Stefan Horlacher, Stefan Glomb & Lars Heiler. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. 227-43. Print.
2010
["Women, Aliens and Monsters: Violence and Gender in Iain M. Banks’ Culture and Charles Stross’ Laundry Novels."] "Women, Aliens and Monsters: Gewalt und Geschlecht in Iain M. Banks' Culture- und Charles Stross' Laundry-Romanen." Gewalt, Geschlecht, Fiktion: Gewaltdiskurse und Gender-Problematik in zeitgenössischen englischsprachigen Romanen, Dramen und Filmen. Ed. Susanne Bach. Trier: WVT, 2010. 101-124. Print.
2009
[Ekphrasis, Authenticity and Identity in Peter Ackroyd’s Chatterton.] "BildbeSchreibung, Authentizität und Identität in Peter Ackroyds Chatterton." Bilder BeSchreiben: Intersemiotische Transformationen. Eds. Winfried Nöth & Peter Seibert. Kassel: Kassel University Press, 2009. 247-72. Print.
2004
["Identity and Identity Constructions in Iain Banks’ The Wasp Factory."] "Identität und Identitätskonstruktionen in Iain Banks' The Wasp Facory." Beyond Extremes: Repräsentationen und Reflexionen von Modernisierungsprozessen im zeitgenössischen britischen Roman. Eds. Stefan Glomb & Stefan Horlacher. Tübingen: Gunther Narr. 2004. 101-117. Print.
2001
["'The merits of two realities existing simultaneously': Postmodernity and Transcendence in Peter Ackroyd’s The Plato Papers."] "'The merits of two realities existing simultaneously': Postmoderne und Transzendenz in Peter Ackroyds The Plato Papers." Spiritualität und Transzendenz in der modernen englischsprachigen Literatur. Ed. Susanne Bach. Paderborn: Schöningh, 2001. 71-90. Print.
Other Writings
2016
["A Shimmer Between the Lines."] „Ein Schimmern zwischen den Zeilen."] Garten + Landschaft – Zeitschrift für Landschaftsarchitektur 126.3 (2016). 38-39. Print.
2013          
["Light Pollution – Cultural History and Literary Studies."] "Lichtverschmutzung – Kulturgeschichte und Literaturwissenschaften." Verlust der Nacht. Eds. Forschungsverbund Verlust der Nacht. Web. www.verlustdernacht.de/tl_files/VDN/Literature/. With Ute Hasenöhrl and Susanne Bach.
2011
"Review: Ryan Barnett and Serena Trowbridge (eds), Acts of Memory: The Victorians and Beyond." Book Reviews. The British Society for Literature and Science. 2011. Web. www.bsls.ac.uk/reviews/
2011
"Review: Margareth Hagen, Randi Koppen and Margery Vibe Skagen (eds), The Art of Discovery: Encounters in Literature and Science." Book Reviews. The British Society for Literature and Science. 2011. Web. www.bsls.ac.uk/reviews/
2009
"Rezension: Martin Schüwer, Wie Comics erzählen." Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik 57.4 (2009): 429-430. Print. With Sarah Heinz.
2009
"Biogramm Iain Banks." Kindlers Literatur Lexikon. Ed. Heinz Ludwig Arnold. Stuttgart: Metzler, 2009. Print.
2009
"Biogramm Iain Sinclair." Kindlers Literatur Lexikon. Ed. Heinz Ludwig Arnold. Stuttgart: Metzler, 2009. Print.
2009
"The Wasp Factory." Kindlers Literatur Lexikon. Ed. Heinz Ludwig Arnold. Stuttgart: Metzler, 2009. Print.
2009
"Lud Heat." Kindlers Literatur Lexikon. Ed. Heinz Ludwig Arnold. Stuttgart: Metzler, 2009. Print.
2002
"Iain Banks." Metzler Lexikon englischsprachiger Autorinnen und Autoren. Eds. Eberhard Kreutzer & Ansgar Nünning. Stuttgart: Metzler, 2002. Print.
2002
"Iain Sinclair." Metzler Lexikon englischsprachiger Autorinnen und Autoren. Eds. Eberhard Kreutzer & Ansgar Nünning. Stuttgart: Metzler, 2002. Print.