Teaching

I have taught English Literature and Cultural Studies at undergraduate and graduate level, including introductory lecture courses, seminars, and interactive critical reading and historical survey classes in the fields of my research and beyond.

English Literature & Cultural Studies

Select Courses

Celebrity & Memory: Victorian & Neo-Victorian Perspectives

Celebrity & Memory: Victorian & Neo-Victorian Perspectives
Distinguished online lecture series organised with Sylvia Mieszkowski and Monika Pietrzak-Franger, featuring talks by Ann Heilmann, Patricia Duncker, Kate Mitchell, Charlotte Boyce, and Ruth Padel. University of Vienna, winter term 2020/21.

Biografication! Life Narratives across Media

Biografiction! Life Narratives across Media
Cultural Studies Seminar for Language Teachers, University of Vienna, winter term 2019/20.

Life-Writing and Celebrity

“Life Writing” special option, MSt English Literature, University of Oxford, Hilary Term 2020.

The Politics of Celebrity

The Politics of Celebrity
graduate lecture course, University of Zurich, summer term 2018.

Icon and Commodity: Writing the Author in (Neo)Victorian Author Fiction

Icon and Commodity: Writing the Author in (Neo)Victorian Author Fiction
BA seminar, University of Zurich, winter term 2017.

Textual Analysis

Textual Analysis

undergraduate seminar, University of Zurich, winter term 2017 & summer term 2018.

Literature Survey II: English Literature(s) from the 18th Century to the Present

Literature Survey II: English Literature(s) from the 18th Century to the Present
undergraduate lecture course, University of Vienna, winter term 2016/17 & summer term 2017.

The Author as Celebrity

The Author as Celebrity
undergraduate seminar, University of Vienna, summer term 2016.

Critical Readings in Literature: Concepts of Selfhood

Critical Readings in Literature: Concepts of Selfhood
undergraduate close reading class, University of Vienna, summer term 2016.

Cultures of Celebrity

Cultures of Celebrity

interdisciplinary lecture series, featuring talks by Richard Dyer, Tom Mole, Diane Negra, and Ruth Scobie; English Department, University of Vienna, winter term 2015/16.

 

Wild(e) Imaginings: Oscar Wilde on the Contemporary Stage

interactive graduate class, University of Vienna, summer term 2013. 

Critical Readings in English Literature

undergraduate close reading class, University of Vienna, winter term 2012/13 & summer term 2013. 

From 'Land of Hope and Glory’ to ‘Land of Hope and Curry’: Images of Empire in 19th- and 20th-Century English Literature

undergraduate seminar, University of Vienna, summer term 2012. 

(Re)Imagining the Victorian Age

undergraduate seminar

Introduction to the Study of English Literature

undergraduate introductory lecture course

(Re)Imagining the Victorian Age

undergraduate seminar, University of Vienna, winter term 2011/12.

Introduction to the Study of English Literature

undergraduate introductory lecture course, University of Vienna, summer term 2012 & winter term 2012/13. 

Supervision (selection)

"YouTube Celebrity Vloggers: The Performance of Intimacy During Para-Confession"

Vera Goldermann, diploma thesis, University of Vienna

"'Who lives, who dies, who tells your story?' Hamilton: An American Musical as an Act of Reshaping Cultural Memory or a Marketing Coup

Melanie Zeiler-Rausch, BEd thesis, University of Vienna

"The Use and Disuse of Biographical Content for the Purposes of Environmental Activism: The Example of Greta Thunberg"

Janine Englhart, BEd thesis, University of Vienna

"Autobiographical Discourses as a Marketing Strategy in the Contemporary Beauty Industry: The Case of Shane Dawson and Jeffree Star"

Diana Steinlechner, BEd thesis, University of Vienna

"'To many she is a hero': An Analysis of Biographical Picture Books about Ruth Bader Ginsburg"

Klaudia Indyk, BEd thesis, University of Vienna

"The Woman Question and Female Agency in the Ghost Stories of Elizabeth Gaskell, Mary Elizabeth Braddon and Edith Nesbit"

Kirsten Drysdale, diploma thesis, University of Vienna

"'Now as I look back, I understand it better' - Neo-Victorian Authorship in Sebastian Barry's Andersen's English."

Fiona Muller, BA thesis, University of Zurich

"Widowhood and the Woman Question in Fin-de-Siècle British Drama"

​Marlene Bakke, MA thesis, University of Vienna