Courses

Research-Based Teaching and Learning

Erasmus Teaching Staff exchange with İstanbul Bilgi University, Turkey (March 2012)

Summer term 2017 (BA English-Speaking Cultures and MA Transnational Literatures: Literature, Film, Theatre)

10-76-2-101-2 Foundation module A: Introduction to English Literatures (Part II – Literary Criticism and Literary Theory) (three groups – BA E-SC First-year students)
E-Learning Key Developments in Literary Histor(ies) and Literary Criticism in English (nine online lectures)
10-76-6-GS-01 Tutorial: Introduction to English Literatures (Part II) (BA E-SC First-year students)
10-76-4-D2/WD2-12 Key Topics in Literature: Complex Narrativity in Film and TV (BA E-SC Second-year students and MA TnL students)
10-76-4-D2/WD2-14 Key Topics in Literature: English Renaissance Drama – Shakespeare, Marlowe, Jonson (BA E-SC Second-year students)
10-76-6-AP-01 Research Colloquium in English Literature (BA E-SC Third-year students – Final Dissertation in English Literatures)

WiSe 2016/17 (BA English-Speaking Cultures and MA Transnational Literatures: Literature, Film, Theatre)

10-76-2-101-1 Foundation module A: Introduction to English Literatures (Part I – Literary History and Principles of Literary Analyses) (three out of four groups – BA E-SC First-year students)
E-Learning Key Developments in Literary Histor(ies) and Literary Criticism in English (nine online lectures)
10-76-6-GS-04 Tutorial: Introduction to English Literatures (Part I) (BA E-SC First-year students)
10-M83-2-P3-1 Key Topics in Cultural History: Shakespeare on Screen (BA E-SC Second-year students and MA TnL students)
10-M83-2-P1-3 Key Topics in Literature: Travel Writing: Texts, Contexts, Criticism (BA E-SC Second-year students and MA TnL students)
10-76-3-D1/WD1-08 Key Topics in Literature: Transmedial and Transmedia Storytelling: The Case of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson (BA E-SC Second-year students)

Summer term 2016 (BA English-Speaking Cultures and MA Transnational Literatures: Literature, Film, Theatre)

10-76-2-101-2 Foundation module A: Introduction to English Literatures (Part II – Literary Criticism and Literary Theory) (three groups – BA E-SC First-year students)
10-76-0-015-1 Fortnightly Lecture Series: Key Developments in Literary Theory (Poster) – General Studies, in conjunction with foundation module A
10-76-5-1 Tutorial: “Introduction to English Literatures (Part II) (BA E-SC First-year students)
10-76-4-D/WD-2-101-2a Key Topics in Literature: Shakespeare’s London – Literature Meets Culture (BA E-SC Second-year students and MA TnL First-year students)
10-76-6-311-1 Research Colloquium in English Literature (BA E-SC Third-year students – Final Dissertation in English Literatures)

Winter term 2015/16 (BA English-Speaking Cultures and MA Transnational Literatures: Literature, Film, Theatre)

10-76-1-101-1 Foundation module A: “Introduction to English Literatures” (Part I – Literary History and Principles of Literary Analyses) (four groups – BA E-SC First-year students)
10-76-5-1 Tutorial sessions: “Introduction to English Literatures” (Part I) (BA E-SC First-year students)
10-76-0-015-4 General Studies:  “Literary Histor(ies) in English: Texts and Issues” (Ringvorlesung – Survey Course), in conjunction with foundation module A. Poster
10-76-2-D/WD-1-101-1b Key Topics in Literature: Key Topics in Literature: Travel Writing: Texts, Contexts, Criticism (BA E-SC Second-year students and MA TNL First-year students)
10-76-2-D/WD-2-103-2a Key Topics in Cultural History: Media History and Media Aesthetics (BA E-SC Second-year students)

Summer term 2015 (BA English-Speaking Cultures and MA Transnational Literatures: Literature, Film, Theatre)
10-76-2-101-2 Foundation module A: Introduction to English Literatures (Part II – Literary Criticism and Literary Theory) (three groups – BA E-SC First-year students)

Guest lecture 1: Prof Stèphanie Nutting (Associate Professor at the College of Arts; Head of French Studies, University of Guelph, Canada) – International Guest Lecturer Program 2014/15
Title: “How Michel Tremblay put Québec on the World Stage” Host: Introduction to English Literatures Part II – Focus: Canada  (22nd June, 2015; 10:15 a. m. to 11:45 a. m. in SFG 2020)

BICQS Guest Lecture series 2014/15: Prof Paul D. Morris (Université de Saint-Boniface, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) – International Guest Lecturer Program 2014/15
Title: “The History of Emily Montague and the Representation of Francophone Canada” (7th July, 2015; 10:15 a. m. to 11:45 a. m. in MZH 1090) Poster

10-76-0-015-1 Fortnightly Lecture Series: Key Developments in Literary Theory (Poster) – General Studies, in conjunction with foundation module A
10-76-5-1 Tutorial: “Introduction to English Literatures (Part II) (BA E-SC First-year students)
10-76-4-D/WD-2-103-2h Key Topics in Cultural History: Media History and Media Aesthetics (BA E-SC Second-year students)
10-76-4-D/WD-2-101-2g Key Topics in Literature: Staging Foreign Worlds: National and Transnational Identities in Early Modern English Drama – The Shoemaker’s Holiday, Othello and The Tempest (BA E-SC Second-year students and MA TnL First-year students)
10-76-6-311-5 Research Colloquium in English Literature (BA E-SC Third-year students – Final Dissertation in English Literature)

Winter term 2014/2015 (BA English-Speaking Cultures and MA Transnational Literatures: Literature, Film, Theatre)
10-76-1-101-1 Foundation module A: Introduction to English Literatures (Part I – Literary History and Principles of Literary Analyses) (three groups – BA E-SC First-year students)

Guest lecture 1: Prof Michael Hulse (University of Warwick, UK) “Half-Life” Michael Hulse will read from his poetry and discuss a life spent in writing, translating and editing. Poster

10-76-5-2 Fortnightly Lecture Series: Literary Histor(ies) in English – Texts and Issues (Poster); General Studies, in conjunction with foundation module A

Keith Knight “They Shoot Black People, Don’t They?: A Cartoonist’s Look at Police Brutality in the U.S.”

10-M83-2-P1-3 British and Turkish Women’s Life Writing: “Feminist Dialogues across Cultures” – The Chronicles and Memoirs of Halide Edip Adivar and Grace Ellison) – Component of Bremen University’s TURKEY WEEK (10 – 16 November 2014) Poster and Flyer (BA E-SC Second-year students and MA TnL First-year students) Invitation

Guest lecture 2: Dr Hülya Adak (Sabancı Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey) “Feminism a la Halide Edib: Critical Reflections on her fiction, activism and memoirs (1908-1940)”

10-76-2-D/WD-1-101-1g Key Topics in Literature: English Renaissance Drama – Shakespeare, Marlowe, Jonson (BA E-SC Second-year students)
10-76-2-D/WD-1-101-1c Key Topics in Literature: Fundamental Features in Filmic Storytelling (BA E-SC Second-year students)

Summer term 2014
10-76-2-101-2a Introduction to English Literatures (Part II)
10-76-2-101-2b Introduction to English Literatures (Part II)
10-76-2-101-2c Introduction to English Literatures (Part II)
10-76-4-D/WD-2-103-2h Key Topics in Cultural History: Media History and Media Aesthetics
10-76-4-D/WD-2-101-2h Key Topics in Literature: Contemporary Anglophone Crime Fiction and Film
10-76-4-D/WD-2-101-2i Key Topics in Literature: Literary London
10-76-0-015-1a Reading Literatures in English – 19th-Century British Classics – Part II
10-76-0-015-9 Reel Criminals: Analysing Contemporary Crime Movies
10-76-6-311-5 Begleitveranstaltung Literaturwissenschaft

Winter term 2013/2014
10-76-1-101-1a Introduction to English Literatures (Part I)
10-76-1-101-1b Introduction to English Literatures (Part I)
10-76-1-101-1c Introduction to English Literatures (Part I)
10-M83-3-V-2 Key Topics in Literature: Transnational Criminal Investigations (MA TNL)
10-76-2-D/WD-1-101-1h Key Topics in Literature: Modernist Prose and Poetry 1900 – 1930
10-76-2-D/WD-1-101-1i Key Topics in Literature: Travel Writing – Writing Travel
10-76-5-03 Reading Literatures in English – 19th-Century British Classics – Part I

Summer term 2013
10-76-2-101-2a Introduction to English Literatures (Part II)
10-76-2-101-2b Introduction to English Literatures (Part II)

Guest lecture: PD Dr. Ian Watson “Romanticism and Revolution: The Truth behind the  Daffodils”, 18th June 2013
Guest lecture: Dr. Salah el Moncef, Assistant Professor at the University of Nantes, France “The Wachowskis’ *Matrix Trilogy*: Triumph of Virtual Reason?”, 24th June 2013
Special Reading: Dr. Salah el Moncef, Assistant Professor at the University of Nantes, France; A reading of “Sleepwalking” by the author himself followed by Q&A session”, 25th June 2013

10-76-4-D/WD-2-101-2e Key Topics in Literature: Contemporary Crime Fiction and Film
10-M83-2-P3-1 Reading Cinematic (Self) Representations of the Orient (MA TNL)
10-76-6-311-1b Begleitveranstaltung Literaturwissenschaft

Winter term 2012/2013
10-76-1-101-1b Introduction to English Literatures (Part I)
10-76-1-101-1a Introduction to English Literatures (Part I)
10-76-2-D/WD-1-101-1a Key Topics in Cultural History – Critical Media Studies
10-76-2-D/WD-1-101-1e Key Topics in Literature – Detective Fiction and Crime Novels 1840 – 1951
10-76-2-D/WD-1-101-1b Key Topics in Literature – Shakespeare’ s London: Literature meets Culture
10-76-2-D/WD-1-101-1d Key Topics in Literature – Twentieth-Century Women Novelists: Genre and Gender
10-M83-2/3-V-1 Reading Travel Writing as a Transnational Genre
10-M83-2/3-V-2 Shaping Foreign Worlds: National and Transnational Identities in Early Modern English Drama

Summer term 2012
10-76-6-311-1b Begleitveranstaltung Literaturwissenschaft
10-76-4-250-3a Masculinity in Contemporary British and American Films

Guest lecture: Prof. Dr. Kathleen Starck, University of Koblenz-Landau “Masculinity and Beer Ads”, 17th July 2012

10-76-4-220-3c Orientalism in British and American Films
10-76-4-200-2b The Classical Detective Story in English

Guest lecture: PD Dr. Ian Watson “A Creative Writing Workshop with Dr. Watson”, 10th May 2012
Guest lecture: Dr. Michel Feith, Assistant Professor at the University of Nantes, France “The Gangster Film from Scarface to Touch of Evil”, 21st June 2012
10-76-4-200-2c The Romantic Imagination

Winter term 2011/2012
10-76-3-250-3a Canadian Women Filmmakers
10-76-3-240-3a Critical Media Studies
10-GS-11-03 Istanbul Excursion – Cultural Encounters: Practice, Politics, Space and Heritage of the Ottoman Harem
10-76-3-200-1c Media Aesthetics
10-76-3-200-1d The History of the English Sonnet from Wyatt to Auden
10-76-3-200-1e Visiting the Harem: Women Travel Writing and Orientalism
10-76-3-210-3a Writing Men – Representing Masculinities

Summer term 2011
10-76-6-313-1c Begleitveranstaltung Kulturgeschichte
10-76-6-311-1c Begleitveranstaltung Literaturwissenschaft
10-76-6-315-2g Shakespeare’s London and Shakespeare’s Globe
10-76-4-200-2k Travel Writing

Guest Lecture: Prof. Dr. Elmar Schenkel, Leipzig University reading from two of his recent publications, 14th July 2011. Lesung mit Kommentaren – Ein Lächeln und zwei Fragezeichen. Reisetagebuch durch Indien (2000) und Das sibirische Pendel. Reisen in Russland (2005). Fachbereich 10, GW2 B2900. Invitation as part of the syllabus for “Travel Writing” (Bremen, Summer term 2011).

Winter term 2010/2011
10-GS-02-01 Cinematic Shakespeare Adaptations
10-76-3-240-1 Dickens’ Little Dorrit on Screen: Poverty and Riches
10-76-1-103-1c Key Moments in the Cultural History of the English Speaking World
10-76-3-200-1k Science Fiction
10-76-3-200-1l Shakespeare’ s London

Summer term 2010
10-76-4-200-1l British and American Crime Fiction
10-76-4-200-1k Literary Modernism 1900 – 1930
10-76-4-210-3c Reading the Metropolis: Transcultural Flows in Contemporary British Film
10-76-4-230-3c Traditions of Violence in American Literature and Culture

Pre-2010:
The Detective Story in English (BA, Goldsmiths London 2007-09)
Key Issues, Big Stories: Introduction to Literary and Critical Theory (BA,
Roehampton University London, 2008)
Crime Fiction (BA, Roehampton University London, 2008)
Detective Fiction in the 1920s (BA, Goldsmiths London, 2008, Lecture)
Studies in Literature 1900 – 1930 (MA, Goldsmiths London, 2007)
Crime Fiction (BA, Roehampton University London, 2006)
Visiting the Harem: Women Travel Writing and the Orient (PS, Leipzig, 2006)
Introduction to British Cultural Studies (PS, Leipzig, 1999/2000)

Canadian Women Filmmakers