Dr. Leopold Lippert
Consultation hours: Thursdays 10-11, starting October 21 (please email me in advance to check whether the office hour is in-person or via zoom)
Leopold Lippert teaches American Studies at the University of Münster. He holds a PhD in American Studies (University of Vienna, 2015) and received the 2016 Fulbright Prize in American Studies for his dissertation, and was runner-up for the 2017 Obama Dissertation Prize. He is the author of Performing America Abroad: Transnational Cultural Politics in the Age of Neoliberal Capitalism (2018). His second book project “Revolutionary Laughter” is concerned with the relationship of humor and the public sphere in late-eighteenth-century America. He has co-edited several volumes and journal special issues: Theater of Crisis, a special issue of JCDE: Journal of Contemporary Drama in English (2020, with Nassim W. Balestrini and Maria Löschnigg); The Politics of Gender in Early American Theater (transcript 2021, with Ralph J. Poole); American Cultures as Transnational Performance: Commons, Skills, Traces (Routledge 2021, with Katrin Horn, Ilka Saal, and Pia Wiegmink); and American Im/Mobilities, a special issue of JAAAS: Journal of the Austrian Association for American Studies (2021, with Alexandra Ganser, Helena Oberzaucher, and Eva Schörgenhuber).