Felipe Espinoza Garrido
Felipe Espinoza Garrido

Professur für English Studies: New English Literatures and Media Studies (Prof. Stein)

Johannisstraße 12-20, Room ES 309
48143 Münster


Phone: +49 251 83-24650

espinoza.garrido@wwu.de

Consultation hours:
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Felipe Espinoza Garrido is Assistant Professor for English, Postcolonial and Media Studies at the University of Münster, where he received a PhD in literary and film studies with a thesis on Post-Thatcherism in British Film. He holds an M.A. in political science, and has previously taught media and cultural studies at the University of Dortmund. He specialises in popular culture and postcolonial studies, and is currently working on a book on empire imaginations in Victorian popular women's writing.
  • Research Areas

    • Literary and Film Studies (PhD on "Post-Thatcherism in British Film")
    • Film and media studies, transmediality and adaptations
    • Victorian and Neo-Victorian Studies
    • British cinema
  • CV

    Education

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    PhD: "Post-Thatcherism in British Film" at the Graduate School "Practices of Literature", WWU
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    Magister Artium Political Science, English Literature, and Modern History at WWU
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    Politics at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

    Positions

    since
    Lecturer, English Department, Chair of English, Postcolonial and Media Studies, WWU
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    Lecturer, Institute of English and American Studies, Chair British Cultural Studies, TU Dortmund
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    Lecturer, English Department, Chair of English, Postcolonial and Media Studies, WWU
  • Teaching

  • Publications

    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe. . ‘Reframing the Post-Apocalypse in Black British Film: The Dystopian Afrofuturism of Welcome II the ‘Terrordome’ and ‘Shank’.’ Critical Studies in Media Communication 37. [In Press]
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe. . ‘“Imagine your past as a film”: Post-exile re-projections in ‘Los Náufragos’ and ‘Imagen Latente’.’ Exilforschung/Research on Exile: An International Yearbook 38. [In Press]
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe. . ‘Review: Benjamin Halligan “Desires for Reality: Radicalism and Revolution in Western European Film.” New York, Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2016.Studies in European Cinema 20. doi: 10.1080/17411548.2020.1741129.
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe. . „‘The Past Can Hurt’. Minstreltradition und Selbstzitat bei Disney.“ In Moderne Märchen. Populäre Variationen in jugendkulturellen Literatur- und Medienformaten der Gegenwart, herausgegeben von Conrad, Maren, 126-154. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann [‘The Past Can Hurt': Minstrel Traditions and Self-Citations in Disney Films, in *Modern Fairy Tales: Popular Variations in Contemporary YA Fiction and Media*, edited by Maren Conrad. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2020.].
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe. . ‘“I cannot sweep it under the rug”: Neo-Nollywood, Nigerian Independence, and Imperial Dis/Continuities in Kunle Afolayan’s ‘October 1’.’ In Reading Nigeria: Learning with Nigerian Literature in the EFL Classroom, edited by Matz, Frauke, Mark U. Stein, and Klaus Stierstorfer, .. Tübingen: Narr Francke Attempto. [Accepted]
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe, Caroline Koegler, Deborah Nyangulu, and Mark U. Stein. . ‘African European studies as a critique of contingent belonging.’ In Locating African European Studies: Interventions, Intersections, Conversations, edited by Felipe Espinoza Garrido, Caroline Koegler, Deborah Nyangulu, and Mark U. Stein, 1-28. London & New York: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780429491092-1.
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe, and Julian Wacker. . ‘Frontline Fictions: Popular Forms From Crime to Grime.’ In The Cambridge History of Black and Asian British Writing, edited by Susheila Nasta and Mark Stein, 598-619. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/9781108164146.038.
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe, Caroline Koegler, Deborah Nyangulu, and Mark Stein (Eds.): . Locating African European Studies: Interventions, Intersections, Conversations. London and New York: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780429491092.
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe. . ‘Review: Barbara Franchi and Elvan Mutlu, eds. “Crossing Borders in Victorian Travel: Spaces, Nations and Empires.” Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018.Symbolism 19: 293-298. doi: 10.1515/9783110634952-014.
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe. . ‘Harriette Gordon Smythies.’ In The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Victorian Women’s Writing (Living Edition), edited by Lesa Scholl, |. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-02721-6_129-1.
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe. . ‘Rhoda Broughton.’ In The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Victorian Women’s Writing (Living Edition), edited by Lesa Scholl, |. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-02721-6_130-1.
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe. . ‘Thatcherism as Trauma in Neil Marshall's 'Doomsday'.’ 'Thatcherism and Popular Culture,' Spec. Issue, Journal of European Popular Culture 8, No. 2: 187-199. doi: 10.1386/jepc.8.2.187_1.
  • Talks

    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe (): ‘British Afrofuturism: Ngozi Onwurah’s “Welcome II the Terrordome”’. Afrofutures: Conceptions of African/Black futurity across continents and media, Heinrich Heine University, Duesseldorf, .
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe (): ‘Mediating Europe’s Borderlands: Self-Reflexivity and the ‘Savage Slot’ in “Fire at Sea” and “The Land Between”’. Intellectuals Across Borders: Writers, Artists, Activists, WWU Münster, .
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe (): ‘Revisiting Race in Rediscovered Sensation Fiction’. Victorian Renewals | The British Association for Victorian Studies | Annual Conference, University of Dundee, .
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe (): ‘The Politics of the Obscene: Thatcherism and Queer Interventions in Contemporary British Film’. Obszönität - Jenseits des (guten) Geschmacks, University of Münster, .
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe (): ‘Empire and the Neo-Victorian Arctic: Re-imagining the Franklin Expedition’. Guest Lecture, University of Augsburg, .
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe (): ‘Prescient Heroines, Helpless Lawyers: Gender, Genre, and Self-Reflexivity in Sensation Fiction’. Mind, Matter(s), Spirit: Forms of Knowledge in Victorian Popular Fiction and Culture: 11th Annual Victorian Popular Fiction Association Conference, University of Greenwich, London, .
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe (): ‘Negotiating British Afrofuturism: Ngozi Onwurah’s “Welcome II the Terrordome”’. Black In/Visibilities Contested: 7th Biennial Afroeuropeans Network Conference, University of Lisbon, .
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe (): ‘'The Terror' and the Frozen Sea: Neo-Victorian Introspections of Empire’. Postcolonial Oceans: Contradictions and Heterogeneities in the Epistemes of Salt Water - Joint Annual Conference of GAPS and IACPL, University of Bremen, .
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe (): ‘Alles nur „Political Correctness“? Differenzsensibilität, Positionalität und akademische Praxis’. 13. Weiterbildungsseminar der Deutschen Gesellschaft für das Studium britischer Kulturen (BritCult) , University of Hildesheim, .
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe (): ‘Sensations of Empire: Rediscovered Victorian Women Writers’. Lecture Series 'Hotspots in Literary/Cultural Studies and Linguistics', WWU Münster, .
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe (): ‘"The past can hurt": Disney's Contemporary Fairy Tales’. Ringvorlesung Moderne Märchen: Innovation zwischen Mut und Mainstream in Literatur und Medien für Kinder und Jugendliche, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, .
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe (): ‘Metaphysical Sherlock? Deconstructing Rachel Talalay’s “The Six Thatchers”’. Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association, National Conference, Indianapolis, .
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe (): ‘Genre in Rachel Talalay's 'The Six Thatchers'’. Lecture Series 'Hotspots in Literary/Cultural Studies and Linguistics', WWU Münster, .
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe (): ‘Sherlock Holmes, the Perennial Antihero’. Bushido, Claire Underwood, Walter White – Fascinating Antiheroes / Bushido, Claire Underwood, Walter White – Faszination Antiheld_in, Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation, Würzburg, .
    • Wacker, Julian; Espinoza Garrido, Felipe (): ‘Beyond 'Belle'? The Absent Black Female in Neo-Victorian Film and TV’. Afroeuropeans: Black Cultures and Identities in Europe; Sixth Biennial Network Conference, University of Tampere, .
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe (): ‘Rethinking Transmedia Temporalities: Leia Organa and the New Star Wars Canon’. Lecture Series 'Hotspots in Literary/Cultural Studies and Linguistics', WWU Münster, .
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe (): ‘Subverting Biography: 'The Iron Lady' and the Politics of Remembering’. Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association, National Conference, Seattle, .
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe (): ‘Neoliberal Horror? The Politics of the British Zombie Movie’. Kingdoms of Injustice: Constructing 'Otherness' in Popular Culture / Königreiche der Ungleichheit: Die Konstruktion von Andersartigkeit in der Popkultur, Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation, Würzburg, .
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe (): ‘A Post-Thatcherist Trauma: The Absent Zombie in Neil Marshall’s 'Doomsday'’. Lecture Series 'Hotspots in Literary/Cultural Studies and Linguistics', WWU Münster, .
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe (): ‘Berlin and Beyond: Spatial Configurations of German Identity in Dominik Graf’s 'Im Angesicht des Verbrechens'’. Guest Lecture, Vassar College, German Department, .
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe (): ‘A Post-Thatcherist Trauma: History, Amnesia, and Cannibalism in Neil Marshall’s 'Doomsday'’. EUPOP 2015. 4th international conference of the European Popular Culture Association (EPCA), Humboldt University of Berlin, .
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe (): ‘A History of Crime, Migration, and German Identity: Domink Graf ’s 'Im Angesicht des Verbrechens'’. Postgraduate Summer School ‘Culture in a Global Context’, Universit of Oxford, .
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe (): ‘Post-Thatcherism and British Cinema’. European Britain: Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of British Cultures (Britcult), Leibniz University Hannover, .
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe (): ‘Arthouse-Aesthetics and Social Realism: Margaret Thatcher‘s Artificial History in 'This Is England'’. Radical Traditions/Traditions of Radicalism, University of Manchester, .
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe (): ‘Formal Markers of an Absent Presence: Margaret Thatcher in 'This Is England'’. Lecture Series 'Hotspots in Literary/Cultural Studies and Linguistics', WWU Münster, .