Ina Batzke

Dr. Ina Batzke

Lecturer / Research Assistant
American Studies

 
Contact:
Englisches Seminar
Johannisstraße 12-20
D - 48143 Münster

Room: 326
Phone: +49 (0) 251 - 83 - 2 4151
E-Mail: inabatzke
Office hours

  • Research Areas

    • American Studies
    • Ethnic Studies
    • Law & Literature
    • Autobiography/Life Writing
  • CV

    Education

    since
    PhD candidate, Graduate School Practices of Literature, Westfälische Wilhelms-University, Münster, Germany
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    Westfälische Wilhelms-University, Münster, Germany Master of Arts, English Department Degree: “Master of National and Transnational Studies”
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    Hanze University, Groningen, The Netherlands Bachelor of Arts, Communication Science

    Positions

    since
    Lecturer and Research Assitant, American Studies Department, English Seminar, Westfälische Wilhelms-University Münster, Germany
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    Research Assistant for TEFL, English Seminar Westfälische Wilhelms-University Münster
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    Student research assistant, Hanze University Groningen
  • Projects

    • Innovative Teaching Project in Collaboration with the ZHL (Center for Higher Education Didactics affiliated with the WWU) ( - )
      Own funding
  • Publications

    • Batzke, Ina. . Undocumented Migrants in the United States. Life Narratives and Self-Representations.: Routledge.

    • Batzke Ina, Erbacher Eric C., Heß Linda Maria, and Lenhardt Corinna (Eds.): . Exploring the Fantastic: Genre, Ideology, and Popular Culture. Bielefeld: Transcript.

    • Batzke, Ina. . ‘Der Gläserne Mensch 2.0: Self-Tracking and the Quantified Self Movement as New Communicative Practices.’ In Communication Forms and Communicative Practices, edited by Schildhauer Pater, Brock Alexander, 131-152. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.

    • Batzke Ina, Hellmann Jens H. . „Der ‚Battle of the Texts‘ als Methode des Forschenden Lernens.“ Die Hochschullehre 4, No. 1.
    • Batzke, Ina. . ‘Of Aliens and DREAMers: Congressional Testimonies of Undocumented Migrants in the United States.’ ASAK Journal of American Studies 48, No. 1.
  • Talks

    • Batzke, Ina (): "Concealing and Revealing as Strategic Narrative Choices for Writers at Risk". XI IABA Brasil 2018 (Special Panel: Concealing and Revealing), Sao Joao del Rei, Brazil, .
    • Batzke, Ina (): "“Define American”: Undocumented Activism 2.0". DGFA Annual Meeting 2018, Berlin, .

    • Batzke, Ina (): "Undocumented Youth’s Testimonios as a Form of Narrative Dissent". American Studies Association (ASA) Annual Meeting 2017, Chicago, .
    • Batzke, Ina (): "Undocumented Youths’ Testimonios as a Form of Narrative Dissent". ASA Annual Meeting 2018, Chicago, Illinois, .
    • Batzke, Ina (): ""Illegal Alien or Refugee: Autobiographical Accounts of Unauthorized Crossings into El Paso, Texas"". Marginalia: The Borders of the Border, IASA VII World Congress, Laredo, Texas, .
    • Batzke, Ina (): "Aliens vs. DREAMers: Contemporary Renegotiations of Undocumented Migrants in the United States". The Stories We Tell: Forceful Discourse and the Veracity of Narrative(s), UC Merced, Center for Humanities Conference, UC Merced, Kalifornien, .

    • Batzke Ina (): "“Obama‘s Immigration Legacy? Life Narratives of the Undocumented Youth”". Academic Roundtable: Race in America, University of California Santa Barbara, .
    • Batzke Ina (): "“Undocumented Life Writing and Human Rights”". IV Biennial Conference of the International Association of Inter-American Studies Human Rights in the Americas, University of California Santa Barbara, .
    • Batzke Ina (): "“Contesting Traditional Citizenship: Abject Cosmopolitanism in José Ángel N.‘s Illegal”". 63rd Annual Conference of the German Association for American Studies The United States and the Question of Rights, University of Osnabrueck, .
    • Batzke, Ina (): "“Documenting the Undocumented: Online Life Stories of Undocumented Youth in the United States”". Biennial Conference European Association for American Studies, Ovidius University, Constanta, Rumania, .
    • Batzke, Ina (): ""Documenting the Undocumented: Life Writing of Undocumented Youth in the US"". Life Writing: Ansätze in der Autobiografieforschung (Ringvorlesung WS 2015/2016), WWU Muenster, .
    • Batzke, Ina (): "Documenting the Undocumented: Life Writing of Undocumented Youth in the US". Ringvorlesung „Life Writing. Neue Ansätze in der Autobiographieforschung“, Universität Münster, .

    • Batzke, Ina (): ""Aliens vs. DREAMers: Contemporary Renegotiations of Undocumented Migrants in the United States"". Constellating “Americas”: Ex/Changes Beyond Transnationalism - IASA 7th World Congress/ASAK 50th International Conference, Hoam Faculty House, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea, .

    • Batzke, Ina (): ""Contemporary Political Renegotiations of Undocumented Migrants in the United States DREAM Act Controversy"". North American In/Securities: A Local-Global Nexus - Symposium, University of Turku, Finland, .
    • Batzke, Ina (): "“‘Jose, Can you See’? Presence of Mexican Artefacts in U.S. Immigration Reform Protests”". Annual Conference on Transatlantic History at the University of Arlington, Texas, University of Arlington, Texas, .
    • Batzke, Ina (): ""(De)Stabilized TRUST in the Nation? The Difficulty of Including "Other" People"". John F. Kennedy Institute Annual Graduate Student Conference, John F. Kennedy Institute, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Deutschland, .

    • Batzke, Ina (): ""Aliens vs. Dreamers: Contemporary Rhetorical Conceptions of Immigrants in the Controversies Surrounding the United States DREAM Act"". Postgraduate Forum 2013, German Association for American Studies (DGfA), FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany, .

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