„Reisende Frauen in der englischen Vormoderne – Die Pilgerfahrten der Margery Kempe“. Lecture Series: Reisen in der vormodernen Welt. Institute for Medieval and Early Modern Studies. Bremen University. Faculty 10. 08 November 2018.

„‚The Handsome Super‘ – Love as Culturally Constructed Emotion and the Queering of Male Corporeality in Ngaio Marsh’s Roderick Alleyn Series“. International conference. Captivating Criminality 5 Crime Fiction: Insiders and Outsiders. Corsham Court, Bath Spa University, UK. 28th – 30th June 2018.

„Gender and Crime Fiction: Male Representation in British Women’s Serial Detective Fiction“. Lecture Series: Gender Culture Feminism. Bremen University. Faculty 10. 08 November 2017.

„Reisen und Mobilität im englischen Mittelalter und der frühen Neuzeit: Mandeville, Kempe and Chaucer“. Lecture Series: Mythen des Mittelalters und der Frühen Neuzeit. Institute for Medieval and Early Modern Studies. Bremen University. Faculty 10.  08 December 2016.

„Transmediale Serienhelden im 21. Jahrhundert: Sherlock Holmes“. One-Day Symposium. 12. Medienwissenschaftliches Kolloquiums im Nordverbund. Hosted by the Bremen Institute for Transmedial Textuality Research. Bremen University. Faculty 10. 11 December 2015.

„Ost-westlicher Wissenstransfer und die filmische Darstellung des ‚Orientalen‘ im Mittelalter (Der Medicus, Robin Hood)“. Lecture Series: Mythen des MittelaltersInstitute for Medieval and Early Modern Studies. Bremen University. Faculty 10.  03 December 2015.

„Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales: Exploring the Historical Context of this Middle English Masterpiece“. With Katalina Kopka. Lecture Series: Literary Histor(ies) in English: Texts and Issues. Poster. BA-Studiengang English-Speaking Cultures. Bremen University. Faculty 10. 03 November 2015.

„20th-Century British Women’s Detective Fiction -‚Tummy All Wrong and No Money‘: Talking Bodies and the Neurasthenic Male Figure in Dorothy L Sayers’s Wimsey Series“. Lecture Series: Literary Histor(ies) in English: Texts and Issues. BA-Studiengang English-Speaking Cultures. Bremen University. Faculty 10. 04 November 2014.

„English Renaissance Drama – Shakespeare and Marlowe“. With Orsolya Rumszauer. Lecture Series: Literary Histor(ies) in English: Texts and Issues. BA-Studiengang English-Speaking Cultures. Bremen University. Faculty 10.21 October 2014.

„It’s about „the connections between things …“ – isn’t it? Was passiert, wenn eine Kulturwissenschaftlerin und eine Fachdidaktikerin zusammen ein interdisziplinäres Seminar im Master of Education planen“. With Sabine Doff. Teaching is Touching the Future: Academic teaching within and across disciplines. International conference. Bremen University. 25 September 2014.

„Mobile Sherlock – Transformations and Continuities in Recent Media Adaptations“. New Directions in Sherlock: Present and Past. Symposium. Department of English, UCL, UK. 11 April 2014.

“Zonen, Schreiborte, Transit – Kritische Grundkonzepte in der Analyse von Reiseberichten des 20. Jahrhunderts”. Lecture Series M.A. Transnational Literatures: Literature, Theatre, Film. Bremen University.  28 November 2012.

“The Bitch is Dead” – Männlichkeit und Emotionen in Bond 21: Casino Royale (2006)”, Landauer Vorlesungsreihe: Gender in der Popkultur. Cultural Studies/Anglistik. University of Koblenz-Landau. 10 May 2012.

“Arthur Conan Doyle’s Legacy to the World of English-Language Science Fiction.” Der andere Arthur Conan Doyle. The Other Arthur Conan Doyle. International conference. English Department. University of Leipzig. 20 May 2011.

“Schwierigkeiten Interkultureller Kommunikation im Kino: Apichatpong Weerasethakuls Uncle Boonmee erinnert sich seine früheren Leben (2010)”. Lecture Series „Film-Text-Diskurs“. Faculty 10. Bremen University. 18 May 2011.

“007 Then and Now: Representations of Masculinities in Ian Fleming’s and Sebastian Faulks’s Cold War Espionage Novels”. Cultural Representations of the Cold War. Internationale Konferenz. Fachbereich 7– Institut für Anglistik/ Amerikanistik, University of Osnabrück.  7 December 2008.

“Fragmented Detectives: Masculinity and Mental Disorder in British Post-War and Contemporary Crime Fiction”. Men and Madness: Representing Male and Psychopathology and Mental Disorder in Modern and Contemporary Culture. International conference. The English Research Institute, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK. 28 – 30 June 2007.

“Writing Modern and Contemporary Masculinities – The Construction of Gender Identities in Detective Fiction Novels by Agatha Christie and Elizabeth George”, School of Arts, Roehampton University, London, UK. 27 January 2007.

“Writing Modern and Contemporary Masculinities – The Construction of Gender Identities in Detective Fiction Novels by Agatha Christie and Elizabeth George”, School of English and Scottish Literature and Language, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK. 25 November 2006.

Conferences and Guest Talks (Organisation and collaboration)

Workshop der Creative Unit „Homo debilis. Dis/ability in der Vormoderne“
Dis/ability History in Dialogue with Literary Studies and Language History
Organisers: PD Dr. Sonja Kerth; Dr. Heiko Hiltmann (Bremen University)
Panel Moderation: 4. Sektion: Intersektionalität / Diversity: Keynote address / Analyse ausgewählter Quellen und Diskussion. 11 October 2014. University Guest House Teerhof.

Being Young and Growing Old in Canada and Québec/ Être jeune et vivre vieux au Canada et au Québec. Interdisciplinary Conference held by the Bremen Institute of Canada and Québec Studies (BICQS) Bremen, 31 January /1 February 2014. Colloque interdisciplinaire en études canadiennes et québécoises de l’Institut brêmois d’études canadiennes et québécoises (IBECQ) Brême 31 janvier / 1er février 2014. Kommunalkino Bremen City 46. Key coordinator.

Decolonizing Gender International Symposium in the Duke-Bremen-Amsterdam Series “Decolonizing the Humanities”, Institute for postcolonial and transcultural studies – INPUTS, University of Bremen, 10–12 June 2011. Responsible for visual documentation. Decolonizing-Gender_Program

Interdisciplinary Conference: Der Hohe Norden – The Far North – Le Grand Nord (Canada / Québec), Bremer Institut für Kanada-und Québec-Studien (BIKQS), Überseemuseum Bremen, 27 -28 November 2010. Member of the organisation team. Poster and Programm

Public Engagement

„‘Auf den Spuren einer Mordsfrau’: Das Leben und das literarische Schaffen der Agatha Christie“. Rotary Club Bremen Bürgerpark. Talk. 17 March 2016.

Interview for Radio feature WDR ZeitZeichen (15.09.2015) „Agatha Christie, britische Schriftstellerin“ – Podcast

Presenter at Open Campus Universiy Bremen 2015. Talk organised for Faculty 10/ English-Speaking Cultures. Project group „Fiction Meets Science“ (funded by Volkswagenstiftung). „Aktuelle Forschungsthemen im Bereich English-Speaking Cultures. WissenschaftlerInnen stellen ihre Projekte vor – Fiction Meets Science. Die Welt der Wissenschaften aus literarischer Sicht“. Speakers: Christine Müller, M.A., Dr. Jennifer Henke und PD Dr. Katrin Berndt. 11 July 2015. Poster