Below please find a selection of publications researched and written by American Studies Leipzig scholars in the past years. For a more formal listing, please refer to our chronological MLA-style list of publications.


Revisiting and Revising the Fifties in Contemporary US Popular Culture Self-Reflexivity, Melodrama, and Nostalgia in Film and Television
The West and the Word: Imagining, Formatting, and Ordering the American West in Nineteenth-Century Cultural Discourse
Narrative Instability: Destabilizing Identities, Realities, and Textualities in Contemporary American Popular Culture
Shuffling Narratives: Apocalypticism, Postmodernism, and Zombies
Imagining Southern Spaces Hemispheric and Transatlantic Souths in Antebellum US Writings
Periphere Räume in der Amerikanistik
First page of “Wrestling with the Real”
Literaturtheorie nach 2001
“I’m Not a Real Person Yet”: Queering Coming of Age in Frances Ha
‘To Tell the Kitchen Version’: Architectural Figurations of Race and Gender in Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Post-Truth = Post-Narrative?: Reading the Narrative Liminality of Transnational Right-Wing Populism
Dystopia in the Skies: Negotiating Justice and Morality on Screen in the Video Game BioShock Infinite
First page of “The Unpopular Professions”
Star Trek Discovery: Gesellschaftsvisionen für die Gegenwart
The Kitchen and the Factory: Spaces of Women's Work and the Negotiation of Socia
Veep, Invective Spectacle, and the Figure of the Comedic Antiheroine
Cover of "Participating Audiences, Imagined Public Spheres"
Voyages through Literary Space: Mapping Globe and Nation in Richard Henry Dana's Two Years Before the Mast
The Horrors of the Oriental Space and Language in H.P. Lovecraft's 'The Shadow over Innsmouth.'
Cover of "Presidential Unrealities"