Conference papers:

coming up October 2010
1st Annual and Founding Conference of the Association for Research in the Fantastic: "Strange Worlds - Paths and Spaces of the Fantastic in the 21st Century"
University of Hamburg, Germany
Paper: "I'm a late-twenty-first-century-techno-crone": Bodies and Subjectivities in Cyberpunk"

April 2005
Participation in the PhD class “The Body in Feminist Theory and Practice”
Netherlands Research School of Women’s Studies, Utrecht University, Netherlands

November 2004
6. Interdisziplinäre, internationale Graduiertenkonferenz:
“Grenz//Gänge - Border//Crossings”
Friedrich-Alexander-University, Nürnberg-Erlangen, Germany
Paper: Bodies, Borders and Metamorphoses in Sterling’s Holy Fire

March 2004
1st Annual Kogakuin University/University of Limerick International Conference of Science and Humanities:
“Postmodernism: The Global Movement”
Tokyo, Japan (gefördert durch die DFG)
Paper: The Body in Flux: Towards a Multifaceted Understanding of a Complex Phenomenon

November 2003
Participation in the PhD Master Class “Computing the Human” with Prof. N. Katherine Hayles
Netherlands Research School of Women’s Studies, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Paper: Complexities of the Body

August 2003
1st International Conference:
“Visions of the Human in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction”
Prague, Czech Republic
Paper: The Female Body in Bruce Sterling’s Cyberpunk Novel Holy Fire

November 2002
“Postgraduate Forum of the German Association for America Studies (DGfA)”
University of Leipzig, Germany
Paper: Body and Cyberpunk

November 2002
5. Interdisziplinäre, internationale Graduiertenkonferenz:
“PostModerne De/Konstruktionen - PostModern De/constructions”
Friedrich-Alexander-University Nürnberg-Erlangen, Germany
Paper: Technological Constructions of the Female Body

June/July 2002
4th International Conference
“Crossroads in Cultural Studies”
University of Tampere, Finland
Session organiser: ‘Bodies, Technology, Aesthetics: New Imag(in)ings, New Experiences?’

November 2000
5th Interdisciplinary and International Symposium on Gender Research:
“The Nature of Gender – The Gender of Nature”
Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Germany
Paper: A Postmodern Analysis of Lara Croft: Body and Identity

April 2000
“Changing Frames of Representation: From Classicism to Postmodernism” University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Landau, Germany
Paper: Framing Lara Croft


Conference Attendance:

3. Interdisziplinäre, internationale Graduiertenkonferenz: “PostModerne Produktionen: Text – Macht – Wissen // PostModern Productions: text - power – knowledge”, University Nürnberg-Erlangen, Germany
4th European Feminist Research Conference: “Body, Gender, Subjectivity: Crossing Borders of Disciplines and Institutions”, Bologna, Italy
“The Body as Interface: Dialogues between the Disciplines”, University of Bonn, Germany
“Science, Technology, and the Humanities in Recent American Fiction”, University of Paderborn, Germany
Inaugural Landau-Paris Symposium on the Eighteenth Century (LAPASEC): “Representation in the 18th Century”, University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Landau, Germany
3rd Landau-Paris Symposium on the Eighteenth Century (LAPASEC): “Ruins”, University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Landau, Germany