Lea Espinoza Garrido (Associate Member)

Mapping the War on Terror - Exploring Spatial Configurations in Post-Post-9/11 Television

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  • Academic CV

    since 04/2019 Chairwoman of the AG "Erzählforschung" (Narrative Research), University of Wuppertal
    since 01/2019 Conference Organization: "Current Trajectories in Narrative Research", 27.-28. September, University of Wuppertal
    since 11/2018 Conference Organization: "Migrant States of Exceptions", 14.-16. November 2019, University of Wuppertal
    since 10/2018 Lecturer and Researcher, Chair of American Studies, University of Wuppertal
    since 10/2018 PhD candidate, Center for Graduate Studies, University of Wuppertal
    04/2018-09/2018 PhD Student Representative of the Graduate School 'Practices of Literature'
    01/2017-01/2018 Conference Organization: Pop Hero and Action Princess? Negotiating Gender in Popular Culture, WWU Münster
    Since 10/2017 Member of the Editorial Board of Textpraxis. Digital Journal for Philology
    Since 10/2017 Lecturer, Chair of American Studies, English Department, WWU Münster
    Since 10/2017 PhD Candidate, Graduate School 'Practices of Literature', WWU Münster
    10/2016-09/2017 Research Assistant, Chair of American Studies, English Department, WWU Münster
    03/2017-07/2017 Teacher for English and German, Städtisches Gymnasium Ahlen
    08/2015-06/2016 Language Fellow at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
    06/2014-06/2015 Conference Organization: “Self in the Making – Narrative and Performative Constructions of Identity.” WWU Münster
    04/2015-09/2015 Student Assistant, Chair of American Studies, English Department, WWU Münster
    10/2013-07/2015 Tutor Introduction to Literary and Cultural Studies, English Department, WWU Münster
    04/2014-01/2015 Student Assistant, Chair of British Studies, English Department, WWU Münster
    10/2013-01/2017 Master of Arts British, American and Postcolonial Studies and Master of Education German Studies and English Studies, WWU Münster

  • Talks and Publications

    06/2019 Workshop "Insult and Injury: Comedy as a Platform for Social Critique", Annual Meeting German Association for American Studies (GAAS/DGfA), Hamburg
    03/2019 US American Pop Music and the Legacy of Slavery, The Sound of Germany, WWU Münster
    11/2018 (Post)Memory, Trauma, and the City in Contemporary Zombie Narratives, Hotspots Ringvorlesung, WWU Münster
    06/2018 Beyond the War on Terror: Marvel's Postpost-9/11 Television, Jubiläumstagung der Graduate School Practices of Literature, WWU Münster
    2018 Espinoza Garrido, Lea. “Luke Cage as Postpost-9/11 TV: Spatial Negotiations of Race in Contemporary U.S. Television.” COPAS, 2018, vol. 19, no. 1.
    03/2018 Feminist Challenges to Post-9/11 Nationalism in Dan Trachtenberg’s "10 Cloverfield Lane". Annual National Meeting Popular Culture Association / American Studies Association (PCA/ACA), Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
    11/2017 Spatial Negotiations of Race, Gender, and Disability in Contemporary U.S. Television. Postgraduate Forum of the German Association of American Studies, Humboldt-University Berlin.
    10/2017 Black Spaces in the War on Terror - Marvel's "Luke Cage" as Post-Post-9/11 Television, Universität des Saarlandes
    09/2017 Marvel's New (Anti-)Heroes - Challenging the White Male Able-Bodied Superhero Norm, Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung, Würzburg
    09/2016 9/11 Hauntings - The Archival Potential of the Undead City in Colson Withehead's "Zone One", WWU Münster