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aspeers: emerging voices in american studies
aspeers 10 (2017) By aspeers e. V.
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Graduate Contributions by: Carlo Becker: “Every New Land Demands Blood”: ‘Nature’ and the Justification of Frontier Violence in Hell on Wheels; Renee de Groot: What If the... More > Pen Was Mightier Than the Sword? Civil War Alternate History as Social Criticism; David Klein Martins: “We All Go a Little Mad Sometimes. Haven’t You?”: Psycho and the Postmodern Rise of Gender Queerness; Marijana Mikić: Environment and Emotion in The Revenant: A Cognitive Approach.< Less
aspeers 10 (2017) By aspeers e. V.
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Graduate Contributions by: Carlo Becker: “Every New Land Demands Blood”: ‘Nature’ and the Justification of Frontier Violence in Hell on Wheels; Renee de Groot: What If the... More > Pen Was Mightier Than the Sword? Civil War Alternate History as Social Criticism; David Klein Martins: “We All Go a Little Mad Sometimes. Haven’t You?”: Psycho and the Postmodern Rise of Gender Queerness; Marijana Mikić: Environment and Emotion in The Revenant: A Cognitive Approach.< Less
aspeers 9 By aspeers e.V.
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Graduate Contributions by: Ewa A. Adamkiewicz: White Nostalgia: The Absence of Slavery and the Commodification of White Plantation Nostalgia; Lea Brandes: Playing in the Name of Life: Biopolitics and... More > the American Play Movement; Ruurt Wiegant: Apologies or Evasions: A Critical Look at the New York Times’s and the Washington Post’s Self-Criticism.< Less
aspeers By 8 (2015)
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Graduate Contributions by: Mareike Ahrens: “Gentrify? No! Gentefy? Sí!”: Urban Redevelopment and Ethnic Gentrification in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles; Carolin Benack: Subtraction... More > from Supply and Demand: Challenges to Economic Theory, Representational Power, and Systems of Reference in Melville’s “Bartleby, the Scrivener”; Sören Schoppmeier: ‘Hottentot Barbie’ as a Multicultural Star: The Commodification of Race in Nicki Minaj’s Music Videos; Felix Haase: “Within the Circle”: Space and Surveillance in Frederick Douglass’s Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave; Simon Daniel Whybrew: “The Ultimate Woman Is a Man”: An Analysis of Medical Authority and the (In)Visibility of Intersexuality in House, M.D.; Michaela Beck: The Negotiation of Vegetarianism as a Remedy for an American Sociocultural Schizophrenia in Jonathan Safran Foer’s Eating Animals.< Less
aspeers 8 By aspeers e. V.
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Graduate Contributions by: Mareike Ahrens: “Gentrify? No! Gentefy? Sí!”: Urban Redevelopment and Ethnic Gentrification in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles; Carolin Benack: Subtraction... More > from Supply and Demand: Challenges to Economic Theory, Representational Power, and Systems of Reference in Melville’s “Bartleby, the Scrivener”; Sören Schoppmeier: ‘Hottentot Barbie’ as a Multicultural Star: The Commodification of Race in Nicki Minaj’s Music Videos; Felix Haase: “Within the Circle”: Space and Surveillance in Frederick Douglass’s Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave; Simon Daniel Whybrew: “The Ultimate Woman Is a Man”: An Analysis of Medical Authority and the (In)Visibility of Intersexuality in House, M.D.; Michaela Beck: The Negotiation of Vegetarianism as a Remedy for an American Sociocultural Schizophrenia in Jonathan Safran Foer’s Eating Animals.< Less
aspeers 7 By aspeers e.V.
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aspeers 7 (2014) on American Anxieties features contributions by: Nicole Binder: The Portrayal of White Anxiety in South Park’s “With Apologies to Jesse Jackson”; Daniella... More > Gáti: Poems as Specters: Revenant Longing for Roots in Jean Toomer’s Cane; Katherine Szadziewicz: Novel Realities and Simulated Structures: The Posthuman Fusion of Forms and Simulacra in Richard Powers’s Plowing the Dark; Simon Daniel Whybrew: Crisis-Ridden Heteronormativity and Homonormativity in Djuna Barnes’s Nightwood.< Less
aspeers By 7 (2014)
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aspeers 7 (2014) on American Anxieties features contributions by: Nicole Binder: The Portrayal of White Anxiety in South Park’s “With Apologies to Jesse Jackson”; Daniella... More > Gáti: Poems as Specters: Revenant Longing for Roots in Jean Toomer’s Cane; Katherine Szadziewicz: Novel Realities and Simulated Structures: The Posthuman Fusion of Forms and Simulacra in Richard Powers’s Plowing the Dark; Simon Daniel Whybrew: Crisis-Ridden Heteronormativity and Homonormativity in Djuna Barnes’s Nightwood.< Less
aspeers 6 (2013) By aspeers e.V.
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aspeers: emerging voices in american studies is the first and currently only graduate-level peer-reviewed journal for American studies in Europe. Its sixth issue spotlights the topic of 'American... More > Memories'< Less
aspeers 5 (2012) By aspeers e.V.
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aspeers is the first European graduate journal for American studies. It was launched in 2007, this is the fifth issue. It contains academic contributions by: Felix Brinker (Hidden Agendas, Endless... More > Investigations, and the Dynamics of Complexity: The Conspiratorial Mode of Storytelling in Contemporary American Television Series); Koen Potgieter (“This Disintegrating Force”: Reading Theodore Dreiser’s Sister Carrie as a Narrative of Black Upward Mobility); Linda Richter (“Could You Not Turn Your Back on This Hunger Country?”: Food in the Migration Process of German Emigrants, 1816-1856); and Sophie Spieler (Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight Series and the ‘Post(-)ing’ of Feminism). Art Contributions by: Benjamin Bauer, Porochista Khakpour, Kaelyn Weestrand, and Simone Wessels.< Less
aspeers 4 (2011) By aspeers e. V.
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aspeers is the first European graduate journal for American studies. It was launched in 2007, this is the fourth issue. It contains academic contributions by: Martin Domke ("Into the Vertical:... More > Basketball, Urbanization, and African American Culture in Early-Twentieth-Century America"); Anke Geertsma ("Redefining Trauma Post 9/11: Freud’s Talking Cure and Foer’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close"); Julian Henneberg ("'Something Extraordinary Hovering Just Outside Our Touch': The Technological Sublime in Don DeLillo’s White Noise"); Stephen Koetzing ("The Trespassing Cyborg: Technology, Nature, and the Nation in Wild Wild West"); Jutta Schulze ("A 'Truth Like This': Language and the Construction of Power and Knowledge in Vampire Fiction"). And Art Contributions by: Simon Cazzanelli, Pamela Dewey, Monika Linzmaier, and Ina Müller.< Less