Felipe Espinoza Garrido
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AR Felipe Espinoza Garrido

Englisches Seminar
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
Johannisstr. 12-20
D-48143 Münster

Phone: +49-(0)251-83-24650
E-mail: espinoza.garrido@uni-muenster.de

Room: 309

Student hours during winter term 2022/23:
Fridays, 12.00 - 13.00 h

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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.

For more information on his current research, go here.


  • Publications

    Edited Collections

    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe, Marlena Tronicke, and Julian Wacker (Eds.): 2022. Black Neo-Victoriana. Amsterdam, Boston, New York: Brill. doi: 10.1163/9789004469150.
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe, Caroline Koegler, Deborah Nyangulu, and Mark Stein (Eds.): 2020. Locating African European Studies: Interventions, Intersections, Conversations. London and New York: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780429491092.

    Journal Articles

    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe. 2023. ‘Neo-Victorian.’ Victorian Literature and Culture 51. [im Erscheinen]

    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe. 2022. ‘“Ingratitude! Treachery! Revenge!”: Race, Empire, and Mutinous Femininities in Harriette Gordon Smythies’ ‘A Faithful Woman’ (1865). Victoriographies 12, No. 3: 243–268. doi: 10.3366/vic.2022.0469.

    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe, and Ana Mendes. 2020. ‘The Politics of Museal Hospitality: Sonia Boyce’s Neo-Victorian Takeover in 'Six Acts'.’ The European Journal of English Studies (EJES) 24, No. 2: 283-299. doi: 10.1080/13825577.2020.1876595.
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe. 2020. ‘Queerness in the Neo-Victorian Empire: Sexuality, Race, and the Limits of Self-Reflexivity in ‘Carnival Row’ and ‘The Terror’.’ Neo-Victorian Studies 13, No. 1: 212-241. doi: 10.5281/zenodo.4320820.
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe. 2020. ‘Reframing the Post-Apocalypse in Black British Film: The Dystopian Afrofuturism of 'Welcome II the Terrordome’ and ‘Shank’.’ Critical Studies in Media Communication 37, No. 4. doi: 10.1080/15295036.2020.1820537.
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe. 2017. ‘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.

    Book Chapters

    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe. 2023. ‘The Order of Crime: Transnationalism, Trauma, and German Reunification in Dominik Graf’s ‘Im Angesicht des Verbrechens’ and The Wachowski’s ‘Sense8’.’ In Entertaining German Culture: German Cultural History and Contemporary Transnational Film and Television, edited by Stephan Ehrig, Benjamin Schaper, and Elizabeth Ward. Oxford, New York: Berghahn. [forthcoming]
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe. 2023. ‘Postcolonial and Global Neo-Victorianisms.’ In The Palgrave Handbook of Neo-Victorianism, edited by Brenda Ayres and Sarah E. Maier. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. [forthcoming]

    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe. 2023. ‘“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. [forthcoming]
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe. 2023. ‘Reframing the Post-Apocalypse in Black British Film: The Dystopian Afrofuturism of 'Welcome II the Terrordome’ and ‘Shank’.’ In Afrofuturism's Transcultural Trajectories: Resistant Imaginaries Between Margins and Mainstreams, edited by Ulrike Pirker and Judith Rahn. London, New York: Routledge. [Forthcoming]
    • Espinoza Garrido, Lea and Felipe Espinoza Garrido 2023. ‘Berlin als transnationales Archiv: Stadt, Raum und Erinnerung in Babylon Berlin.’ In Babylon Berlin und die filmische (Re-)Modellierung der 1920er-Jahre: Medienkulturwissenschaftliche Perspektiven, edited by Andreas Blödorn and Stephan Brössel. Baden-Baden: Rombach. [forthcoming]
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe. 2023. ‘“I have no fear. It's my habit”: An Interview with Afghan women’s rights activist  Bibi Jamila Sadat.’ In Mobility, Agency, Kinship: Representations of Migration Beyond Victimhood, edited by Lea Espinoza Garrido, Carolin Gebauer, and Julia Wewior. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. [forthcoming]
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe, Marlena Tronicke and Julian Wacker. ‘Blackness and Neo-Victorian Studies: Re-Routing Imaginations of the Nineteenth Century.’ In Black Neo-Victoriana, edited by Felipe Espinoza Garrido, Marlena Tronicke und Julian Wacker, 1–30. Amsterdam, New York: Brill. doi: 10.1163/9789004469150_002.

    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe. 2020. ‘“Imagine your past as a film”: Post-Exile Re-Projections in ‘Los Náufragos’ and ‘Imagen Latente’.’ In Nachexil / Post-Exile, edited by Katja Sarkowsky and Bettina Bannasch, 295–316. Exilforschung: Ein Internationales Jahrbuch 38. Berlin, Boston: deGruyter. doi: 10.1515/9783110688030-014.

    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe. 2020. „‘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, and Julian Wacker. 2020. ‘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 U. Stein. 2020. ‘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.

    Encyclopedia Entries

    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe. 2019. ‘Harriette Gordon Smythies.’ In The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Victorian Women’s Writing (Living Edition), edited by Lesa Scholl and Emily Morris. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-02721-6_129-1.
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe. 2019. ‘Rhoda Broughton.’ In The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Victorian Women’s Writing (Living Edition), edited by Lesa Scholl and Emily Morris. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-02721-6_130-1.

    Book Reviews

    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe. 2022. ‘Review: Elahe Haschemi Yekani, “Familial Feeling: Entangled Tonalities in Early Black Atlantic Writing and the Rise of the British Novel”. Cham: Palgrave, 2021.’ Journal for the Study of British Cultures 29.1: 130–134.

    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe. 2020. ‘Review: Catherine Pope, "Florence Marryat". Brighton: Edward Everett Root, 2020.’ English Studies 101, No. 7: 904-905. doi: 10.1080/0013838X.2020.1843269.
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe. 2020. ‘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. 2019. ‘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. 2019. ‘Conference Report: Postcolonial Oceans: Contradictions and Heterogeneities in the Epistemes of Salt Water, Association for Postcolonial Anglophone Studies (GAPS). https://g-a-p-s.net/past-conferences/conf2019/