Papers, Publications, Conferences

Recent Publications

 

2018 (ed. with Astrid Böger), Envisioning Justice: Mediating the Question of Rights in American Visual Culture. Special Issue EJAS. 13.4 (Winter)
2018 "Justice Has a Bad Side": Figurations of Law and Justice in 21st-Century Superhero Movies. EJAS 13.4 (Winter): 1-23.
2018 (ed. with Christian Ludwig), "Tell Freedom I Said Hello": Issues in Contemporary Young Adult Dystopian Fiction. Heidelberg: Winter. (Series a&e Vol. 88).
2018 "Technological Progress, Adult Power, and Teenage Bodies in 21st-Century Dystopias." '"Tell Freedom I said Hello": Issues in Contemporary Young Adult Dystopian Fiction. Heidelberg: Winter, 47-72.
2018 "Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women." Handbook of the American Novel of the Nineteenth Century. Ed. Christine Gerhardt. Berlin/ Boston: De Gruyter, 385-403.
2018 "Framing War: Teaching (with) the Graphic Novel The Photographer." Anglistik 29.1: 87-101.
2016 "A(t) Home on the Frontier: Place, Narrative, and Material Culture in Caroline Kirkland and Eliza Farnham," ZAA 64.1: 43-59.
2016 (ed. with Laura Bieger), Space, Place, and Narrative. Special Issue ZAA. 64.1 (Spring)
2015 "'From the tomb of slavery, to the heaven of freedom': Raum, race und gender in afroamerikanischen Sklavenerzählungen." Intersektionalität und Forschungspraxis: Wechselseitige Herausforderungen. Eds. Mechthild Bereswill, Folgert Degenring, and Sabine Stange. Münster, Westfälisches Dampfboot, 115-133.
2014 (ed., with Christoph Ribbat), Literature and Consumption in Nineteenth-Century America. Heidelberg: Winter. (Series: a&e Vol. 82).
2014 (ed. with Eric Erbacher and Florian Sedlmeier), Rereading the Machine in the Garden: Nature and Technology in American Culture. Frankfurt: Campus Verlag. (Series: Nordamerikastudien Vol. 34)
2014 "A 'Dish Offered to the Public': The Business of Gender and Class in Nathaniel Hawthorne's The House of the Seven Gables." Literature and Consumption in Nineteenth-Century America. Eds. Nicole Maruo-Schröder and Christoph Ribbat. Heidelberg: Winter, 49-70.
2014 "'It's theoretically possible': Disaster and Risk in Contemporary Film," The Anticipation of Catastrophe: Environmental Risk in North American Literature and Culture. Eds. Sylvia Mayer and Alexa Weik von Mossner. Heidelberg: Winter, 177-196. (Series: Amerikastudien Vol. 247)
2014 "'It's not for me to smile at their tyranny': Democracy and Dialogue in Charles Brockden Brown's Alcuin," Imaginary Dialogues in American Literature and Philosophy: Beyond the Mainstream. Eds. Till Kinzel and Jarmila Mildorf. Heidelberg: Winter, 67-89. (Series: Germanisch-Romanische Monatsschrift Vol. 62)
2014 with Elisabeth Schäfer-Wünsche, "Gender - Race - Kultur in den U.S.A.: Grenzen und Vernetzungen," Transkulturelle Genderforschung. Ein Studienbuch zum Verhältnis von Kultur und Geschlecht. 2nd Ed. Eds. Michiko Mae and Britta Saal. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 101-127. (slightly revised version of the 2007 article)

     

    List of Publications

       

      Selected Talks

      05/2019

      Bodies and Identities in Young Adult Dystopian Fiction

      guest lecture, lecture series "Lecture Series "Reading in the Classroom, Learning for the World," University of Würzburg, May 20, 2019, 4-6 pm

      04/2019

      "Oh! such a supper!": Tischszenen in der amerikanischen Literatur des 19. Jahrhunderts

      07/2018

      "I breathe free…": (De)Civilized Bodies on the Frontier

      International Conference "Traveling Bodies," Universität Koblenz-Landau

      05/2018

      "'Fighting for Truth, Justice, and the American Way': Ausnahmezustände im zeitgenössischen Superheldenfilm.“

      Kulturwissenschaftliches Kolloquium zum Thema „Ausnahmezustand“

      07/2017

      Buying and Selling (Self-) Culture in Thoreau'sWalden

      Invited Talk, University of Münster, Lecture series for the 200th anniversary of Henry David Thoreau

      05/2017

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

      Lecture for the Schnuppervorlesung Universität Koblenz-Landau, Campus Koblenz (together with Dr. Sarah Schäfer-Althaus)

      06/2016

      Visualität und Materielle Kultur(en) in Frank J. Webbs The Garies and Their Friends

      Talk given at the workshop "Das Material der Kulturwissenschaften," University of Zurich

      05/2016

       

      “Nineteenth-Century Material Culture, Domesticity, and the Question of Race: Frank J. Webb’s The Garies and Their Friends

      Talk given at the GAPS annual conference "The Postcolonial and the Material," University of Augsburg

      01/2016

      "What It Means to Be Human and Free: Aspects of the Body in 21st Century Dystopias for Young Adults"

      Talk given at the conference "'Tell Freedom I Said Hello': Issus in Contemporary Young Adult Dystopian Fiction," Universität Koblenz-Landau

      12/2015

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

      Lecture for the Schnuppervorlesung Universität Koblenz-Landau, Campus Koblenz

      11/2015

      "Furnishing the Nation: Literarische Dingwelten in den USA des frühen 19. Jahrhunderts - Überlegungen zum Begriff des Materials bei literarischen Dingen",

      Talk given in the workshop "Materielle Kulturen," 1st annual conference of the Kulturwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft, Leuphana Universität

      04/2012

      "'I guess they'll do better for kindlin's than anything else': Japanned Tables, Circassian Dresses, and the Hand of Refined Taste in Caroline Kirkland's A New Home,"

      Guest lecture, Department of English, Illinois State University, Normal, Il., USA

      02/2012

      "Risk, Sacrifice, and Disaster Narrative in American Film,"

      Invited talk for the conference "The Shaping Power of Risk: Literature – Culture – Environment," Universität Bayreuth

      12/2011

      "The Business of Nature and the Nature of Business: The Portrayal of Consumption in Thoreau's Walden"

      Talk given at the international conference "Reading Nature," Universität Madrid, Spanien

      6/2011

      "'The End is Just the Beginning': National Identity, (Trans-) Nationalism and Global Catastrophes in Recent Hollywood Movies"

      Talk given in the workshop "Mega-Events and Global Popular Culture," 58th annual conference of the DGfA (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Amerikastudien) "Trans­national American Studies," Universität Regensburg

      5/2011

      "'When Idleness was the Most Attractive and Productive Industry': Buying and Selling Culture in Thoreau's Walden

      Talk given at the 2nd Paderborn-Siegen English and American Studies Colloquium

       

        List of Talks, Workshops & Conferences

           

           

          Conference Organization

            Sektionentagung der Kulturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft

            University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Koblenz, September 23-25, 2019

            co-organization with Michael Klemm and Wolf-Andreas Liebert

             

            International Conference "Traveling Bodies"

            University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Koblenz, July 5-6, 2018

            co-organization with Sarah Schäfer-Althaus and Uta Schaffers, University of Koblenz-Landau

             

            Symposium "Auf-Sammeln und Ver-Werten"
            (Workshop of the Division "Material Cultures," Kulturwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft)

            University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Koblenz, July 14-15, 2017

            co-organization with Melanie Hackenfort und Marion Steinicke, University of Koblenz-Landau

             

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

            University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Koblenz, January 22, 2016

            co-organized with Christian Ludwig, University of Karlsruhe

            For the conference flyer, please click here.

             

            Buying America: Literature and Consumption in the 19th Century

            University of Paderborn, 12-13 June 2012

            co-organized with Christoph Ribbat

             

            Reading the Everyday

            University of Paderborn, 3-4 July 2009

            co-organized with Miriam Strube

             

            Amerika und Europa im Dialog: Philosophieren über Literatur und Kunst

            University of Duesseldorf, 21-22 Mai 2004

            co-organized with Astrid Böger and Georg Schiller

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            Nicole Maruo-Schröder, Christoph Ribbat: Literature and Consumption in Nineteenth-Century America

            Eric Erbacher, Nicole Maruo-Schröder, Florian Sedlmeier: Rereading the Machine in the Garden

            Astrid Böger, Georg Schiller und Nicole Schröder: Dialoge zwischen Amerika und Europa

            Nicole Schröder und Herwig Friedl: Grenz-Gänge

            Nicole Schröder: Spaces and Places in Motion

            Nicole Schröder: Kulturelle Selbstentwürfe in zeitgenössicher indianischer Literatur