Activities

Welcome!

Here you can find an overview of my activities. Should you wish to find out more about my research areas or would like to know more about teaching projects, please navigate the links below. For further information regarding my research and teaching projects, please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Research Interests

  • Material Culture Studies
  • Consumption and American Literature
  • Food in Literature and Film
  • Travel Writing and the Body
  • Dystopian Narratives
  • Gender Studies
  • Space, Place & Narrative
  • Visual Culture (in particular: Contemporary Hollywood Film)

 

Research & Teaching

 

 "Materielle Kulturen" (Material Cultures)

Food and Culture

 Buying and Selling Culture: Literature and Consumption in Antebellum American Literature

 "Tell Freedom I said Hello": Issues in Contemporary Young Adult Dystopian Fiction

Traveling Bodies

 Dystopian Bodies

 Envisioning Justice: Mediating the Question of Rights in American Visual Culture

 Boredom in American Culture

 

 School Project: Cultural Studies in the EFL Classroom

 "Forschendes Lernen": From Project Idea to Poster Presentation

       Student Posters

Schnuppervorlesung

 

Events

 

Upcoming

Lecture Series: Vermittlung

Winter Term 2019-20

Organizers:

Prof. Dr. Nicole Maruo-Schröder
Prof. Dr. Michael Meyer

(part of the research project "Mediating Cultures" of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities)

Upcoming

Graduate Workshop "Esskulturen der Vergemeinschaftung" (Foodways and Practices of Community Formation )

September 11-13, 2019 (Projekt: Esskulturen: Objekte. Praktiken. Semantiken)

Organizers:

Prof. Dr. Michaela Bauks (Universität Koblenz-Landau)
Prof. Dr. Clemens Albrecht (Universität Bonn)
Prof. Dr. Nicole Maruo-Schröder (Universität Koblenz-Landau)

Upcoming

Conference

September 23-25, 2019: Jahrestagung der Kulturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft

Organizers:

Prof. Dr. Michael Klemm
Prof. Dr. Wolf-Andreas Liebert
Prof. Dr. Nicole Maruo-Schröder

Upcoming

Workshop of the Division "Material Cultures"

September 23, 2019 Workshop „(Un-)Fassbar?! Zur Ausstellungspraxis (im)materieller Kulturen“ (Sektionentagung KWG, University of Koblenz-Landau), The program can be found here.
Past

     Conferences

    July 05-06, 2018: International Conference Traveling Bodies - Reisende Körper
    travelingbodies
    Organizers:
    Prof. Dr. Nicole Maruo-Schröder
    Prof. Dr. Uta Schaffers
    Dr. Sarah Schäfer-Althaus

     

     

    January  22, 2016: Conference "Tell Freedom I Said Hello": Issues in Contemporary Young Adult Dystopian Fiction

    Organizers:

    Prof. Dr. Christian Ludwig
    Prof. Dr. Nicole Maruo-Schröder

     

     

    Sektionstreffen "Materielle Kulturen" (Meetings of the Divison "Material Cultures)

    • October 11, 2018: Workshop "Ästhetische Praktiken Materieller Kulturen" (4th annual meeting of the KWG, University of Hildesheim), program can be downloaded here.
    • November 17, 2017: Workshop "Körperpraktiken und Materialität," (3rd annual meeting of the KWG, University of Gent), the program can be downloaded here.
    • July 14-15, 2017: Workshop "Auf-Sammeln und Ver-Werten," (division meeting, Dreikönigenhaus, Koblenz), the program can be downloaded here.
    • October 6-8, 2016: Workshop, (2nd annual meeting of the KWG, University of Vechta)
    • June 16-17, 2016: Workshop "Das Material der Kulturwissenschaften," (division meeting, University of Zurich), the program can be downloaded here.
    • November 13, 2015: Workshop "Material und Materialität," (1st annual meeting of the KWG, Leuphana Lüneburg), the program can be downloaded here.
    •  January 8, 2015: Founding meeting: (founding meeting of the KWG, University of Koblenz-Landau)

     

    Lecture Series

    Food in Film and Literature (Program)

    Summer Term 2019

    Organizers:

    Prof. Dr. Michaela Bauks
    Prof. Dr. Nicole Maruo-Schröder

    (part of the BMBF-funded project "Esskuturen: Objekte. Praktiken. Semantiken")

     

    Miscellaneous

    • May 23, 2017 - 2-4pm Schnuppervorlesung (together with Dr. Sarah Schäfer-Althaus)

      "It doesn’t matter what type of animal you are" – Equality, Empowerment, and Emancipation in Disney's Zootopia

      Lecture Series for prospective students organized by the Zentrum für Lehrerbildung

      Lecture Hall D 238


    • December 16, 2015 - 2-4pm Schnuppervorlesung 

      "Reel Gender Matters: Princes and Heroines (and Monsters) in Contemporary Animation Movies"

      Lecture Series for prospective students organized by the Zentrum für Lehrerbildung

      Lecture Hall D 238

     

     

     

    Contact

    Prof. Dr. Nicole Maruo-Schröder

     

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