Felipe Espinoza Garrido
© F. Espinoza

AR Felipe Espinoza Garrido

Englisches Seminar
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 2023/24:
Fridays, 9-10 am

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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. He holds an M.A. in political science, and has previously taught media and cultural studies at the University of Dortmund. Specializing in popular culture and postcolonial studies, he publishes on Black British writing and museum culture, Afrofuturism, Victorian and neo-Victorian literatures, as well as transnational film and television. Felipe is currently working on a monograph on post-Thatcherism in British cinema, and one on empire imaginations in popular Victorian women’s writing.

  • Publications


    • 2024. Reframing Margaret Thatcher: Genre, Form, and the Making of Post-Thatcherism in British Film and TV. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [forthcoming]

    Edited Works

    • With yashka Chavan, and Rita Maricocchi (Eds.). 2026. Queer Graphic Diasporas. Special Cluster, Journal of Cinema and Media Studies 65:3. [forthcoming]
    • With Marlena Tronicke and Julian Wacker (Eds.). 2022. Black Neo-Victoriana. Amsterdam, Boston, New York: Brill. doi: 10.1163/9789004469150.
      Reviews: Neo-Victorian Studies; Journal for the Study of British Cultures (JSBC).
    • With Caroline Koegler, Deborah Nyangulu, and Mark U. Stein (Eds.): 2020. Locating African European Studies: Interventions, Intersections, Conversations. London and New York: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780429491092.

    Journal Articles

    • 2024. ‘Florence Marryat’s Sensational Ecologies of Empire, 1865–1897: Imaginary Tropics, White Proto-Feminism, and a Comforting Plantationocene.Anglia 142, No. 1. doi: 10.1515/ang-2024-0004. [forthcoming]

    • 2023. ‘Neo-Victorian.’ Victorian Literature and Culture 51, No. 3: 459-462. doi: 10.1017/S1060150323000542. [Open Access]

    • 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.

    • 2020. With Ana Mendes. ‘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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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

    • 2025. 'Survival in the Early Eighteenth-Century Plantationocene: The Logics of ‘the Plot’ in Two Caribbean Creole Testimonies’ In Postcolonial Matters of Life and Death, edited by Angela Benkhadda, Marie Berndt, Lena Falk, and Peri Sipahi. Heidelberg: Heidelberg University Publishing. [forthcoming]

    • 2025.  ‘Bulldog Drummond und die populäre Moderne: Pulp, Kolportage und die Modellierung des Aufbruchs im Hutchinson’s Story Magazine.’ In Kolportage und Moderne: Literarische Verfahren und Formate zwischen Populär- und Hochkultur, edited by David Brehm and Katharina Scheerer. Freiburg: Rombach. [forthcoming. ‘Bulldog Drummond and Popular Modernism’]

    • 2024. ‘Race, Gender, and Reparative Revisions in Lauren Woolbright and Marie Jarrell’s Videogame Sequel Blood of the Vampire (2018).’In Victorians and Videogames, edited by S. Brooke Cameron and Lin Young. New York: Routledge. [forthcoming]

    • 2024. ‘Fucking Awkward: Politics and Poetics of Stand-in Sex in The Wings of the Dove (1997) and Cha Cha Real Smooth (2022).’ In Radical Embodiment: Political Perspectives on the Body, Time and Film, edited by Louis Bayman and Davina Quinlivan. London: Bloomsbury. [forthcoming]

    • 2024. ‘Prescient Heroines and Powerless Lawyers in the Sensational 1860s: The Gendered Laws of Genre in Collins’s The Woman in White and Gordon Smythies’s A Faithful Woman.’ In Feminist Perspectives on Law and Literature, edited by Hanna Luise Kroll, Laura Schmitz-Justen, Laura Wittmann, and Laura Zander. Berlin: de Gruyter. [forthcoming]

    • 2024. ‘“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]
    • 2024. ‘“It's my habit not to have fear:” 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]
    • 2024. With Lea Espinoza Garrido. ‘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, 139–166. Baden-Baden: Rombach. doi: 10.5771/9783968218816-139. [‘Berlin as Transnational Archive: City, Space, and Memory in Babylon Berlin’]
    • 2024. ‘Postcolonial and Global Neo-Victorianisms.’ In The Palgrave Handbook of Neo-Victorianism, edited by Brenda Ayres and Sarah E. Maier, 89–115. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. Doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-32160-3_6.
    • 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: Contemporary Transnational Television and Film, edited by Stephan Ehrig, Benjamin Schaper, and Elizabeth Ward, 172–202. Oxford, New York: Berghahn. [Open Access] 
    • 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, 31–44. London, New York: Routledge. [Repub.]
    • 2022. With 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.

    • 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.

    • 2020. '"The Past Can Hurt:. Minstreltradition und Selbstzitat bei Disney.' In Moderne Märchen: Populäre Variationen in jugendkulturellen Literatur- und Medienformaten der Gegenwart, edited by Conrad, Maren, 126–154. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann. ["The Past Can Hurt:": Minstrel Traditions and Self-Citations in Disney Media]
    • 2020. With 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.
    • 2020. With 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.

    Encyclopedia Entries

    • 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.
    • 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

    • 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.

    • 2020. ‘Review: Catherine Pope, Florence Marryat. Brighton: Edward Everett Root, 2020.’ English Studies 101, No. 7: 904–905. doi: 10.1080/0013838X.2020.1843269.
    • 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.
    • 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.