Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Nadja Gernalzick

Professur für Anglistik und Amerikanistik an der Philologisch-Kulturwissenschaftlichen Fakultät

Curriculum Vitae:

1993 Master of Arts, General and Comparative Literature, "Subjectivity in Germanophone, Anglophone and Russophone Short Fiction since 1989," Mainz University
1998 PhD, American Literature and Culture, "Credit and Culture: Economy and Money with Jacques Derrida and in Postmodern American Literary Theory," Mainz University
2005 Habilitation, American Literature and Culture, "Temporality in American Filmic Autobiography," Mainz University
1998-2009 Senior Assistant and Lecturer, American Studies, Mainz University
Doctoral and postdoctoral studies and research at San Jose State University, California; Mainz University, Germany; Columbia University, New York. Visiting Lecturer, Department of English, York University, Toronto; Visiting Professor, American Studies, Oldenburg University; Visiting Professor, American Studies, University of Jena;
2009-2012 Professor, English Language, Literature, Culture and Didactics with a Specialization in American Studies, University of Education Karlsruhe
2012-2015 Professor, International Cultural Studies, Mannheim University
2015-2017 Founding Member and Member of the Board, Kulturwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft (KWG), Koblenz
2015-2017 Senior Lecturer, North American Literature and Culture, Literatures in English & Literary Theory, University of Bern, Switzerland
2017 Adjunct Faculty, Obama Institute for Transnational American Studies, Mainz University
since March 2018 Professor of English and American Studies, Department of English and American Studies, University of Vienna

Research Areas:

* Auto|Biography and Life Narratives
* Material and Food Cultures
* Economic Criticism
* Cultural Theory and Cultural Semiotics
* Postcolonial Theory, The Global South
* Planetarity and Transnationality
* Grammatology and Discourse Theory, Historical Semantics
* Media Philosophy, Automediality, Transmediality
* Cinematic Historiography
* Genre Theory