Birte Christ has held positions as research assistant at the University of Bonn and the University of Freiburg, before coming to Gießen in October 2009. She studied English, German, and Political Sciences in Freiburg, at the University of Texas at Austin, and at Yale University. In 2008, she received her PhD from the University of Freiburg with a dissertation on “Modern Domestic Fiction: Popular Feminism, Mass-Market Magazines, and Middle-Class Culture, 1905-1925” which she is currently preparing for publication. Birte’s next research project focuses on representations of capital punishment in U.S. American literature and culture.|
Birte has published essays on U.S. American “middlebrow” and women’s writing and has recently co-edited volumes on the state of the field of American Studies, “American Studies / Shifting Gears” (Winter 2010) and on the impact of 9/11 on American politics and culture, “9/11. Kein Tag, der die Welt veränderte“ (Schöningh 2011).
Angaben nach Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, September 2011
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