Conference Papers

  • “Feasting on Titus: The Politics of Adaptation in Edward Ravenscroft’s Titus Andronicus (1678) and Bornila Chatterjee’s The Hungry (2017).” Medieval and Early Modern Afterlives, Samemes 7th Biennial Conference, Université de Neuchâtel, 03-05 September 2020. [postponed because of Corona, probably September 2021]
  • “‘That cunning writ’: Epistolary Proof and Revenge in James Shirley’s The Cardinal.” Epistolary Culture in the English Restoration, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, 27-28 March 2020. [postponed because of Corona, probably March 2021]
  • “Krankheit, Mutterschaft, Altern: Der (weibliche) Körper in Sinéad Gleesons Constellations (2019).” Body Politics: Intersektionale Forschungsperspektiven auf den Körper. Interdisziplinärer Workshop, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, 17.-19. Februar 2021. (online)
  • “Monstrous Growths? Mushrooms, Fungi, Spores and the Borders of the (Post)Human in Contemporary British Culture.” British Borders, Britcult 2020, Universität des Saarlandes, 19-21 November 2020. (online)
  • (with Lena Frommer & Verena Rissmann) “Literarische Piraten in der Hochschuldidaktik: Studentische Konferenzen als Einstieg in die Forschungspraxis.” Forschung und Lehre – Widerspruch oder Synergie? Interdisziplinäres Symposium: Methoden in der Hochschullehre, LMU Munich, 09-10 October 2019.
  • “From Law-and-Literature to Law and the Humanities, Law and Culture… and Beyond?” Literature and …? Perspectives on Interdisciplinarity, Anglistentag 2019, Leipzig University, 22-25 September 2019.
  • “‘Murder made parallel with law!’: Recht und Literatur auf der frühneuzeitlichen Bühne.” Tag der Forschung – “Wissen in Bewegung”, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, 24 July 2019.
  • “Black, Queer, Victorian? The Precarious Neo-Victorian Afterlives of Prince Alemayehu.” (Neo‑)Victorian ‘Orientations’ in the Twenty-First Century, University of Málaga, Spain, 15-17 May 2019.
  • “Marston’s Tragi-Comic Revenge Trio: Testing Generic Boundaries in the Antonio-Plays and The Malcontent.” Writing Renaissance Experience – Experiencing Renaissance Writing, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, 05-06 July 2018.
  • “Refracturing Victorian Masculinity: The Curious Case of Dr James Miranda Barry.” De/Constructing Masculinities? Critical Explorations into Affect, Intersectionality, and the Body, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, 22-23 June 2018.
  • (with Marcus Hartner) “Introduction: Buccaneers, Corsairs, Pirates and Privateers.” Buccaneers, Corsairs, Pirates and Privateers: Connecting the Early Modern Seas, international symposium, Bielefeld University, 13-14 April 2018.
  • “Walking London, Walking the Past: Michèle Roberts’s The Walworth Beauty (2017).” Reading Michèle Roberts, University of Łódź, Poland, 07-08 September 2017.
  • “Pirates and Their Daughters: Strangeness, Genre and the Law in The Double Marriage and The Unnatural Combat.” Strangeness in Early Stuart Performances, 1603-1649, Saarland University, 03-05 November 2016.
  • “‘Clermont must author this just tragedy’: The (In)Justices of Early Modern Revenge Tragedy.” Poetic Justice: Legal, Ethical, and Aesthetic Judgments in Literary Texts (Connotations Symposium), Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, 26-30 July 2015.
  • “Golems, Vampires and a Mechanical Queen: Neo-Gothic Detection and the Psychogeography of Urban Change.” Transforming Cities, TU Braunschweig, 03-04 July 2015.
  • (with Lena Steveker, Angelika Zirker) “Introduction.” Section ‘Not Shakespeare: New Approaches to Drama in the Seventeenth Century’, Anglistentag 2013, Konstanz University, 18-20 September 2013.
  • “Philip Massinger for the Middle Temple? The Queen of Corinth, The Fatal Dowry and the Genre of Legal Learning.” Renaissance Men at the Middle Temple, Birbeck College, London, UK, 01-02 February 2013.
  • “Bleak London: (Neo-)Dickensian Psychogeographies.” Topographies of Britain, University of Basel, Switzerland, 22-24 November 2012.
  • “What Early Modern Literature Learnt from the Law – and Vice Versa.” Can Literature Learn from Law? Münster Symposium on Law and Literature, WWU Münster, 21-22 May 2012.
  • “‘Thou monster of cruelty, forbear!’: Women and ‘Gothic’ Monstrosity on the Early Modern Stage.” The Monster Inside Us, The Monsters Around Us: Monstrosity and Humanity, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, 18-20 November 2011.
  • “Jacobean Gothic and the Law: Revengers and Ineffectual Rulers in Middleton and Massinger.” Gothic Limits / Gothic Ltd., 10th Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association, Heidelberg University, 02-05 August 2011.
  • “‘Whose hand presents this gory spectacle?’: Monstrous Rulers on the Early Modern Stage and the Breakdown of the Law.” Re-Thinking the Monstrous: Violence and Criminality in Society, LMU München, 01-03 July 2011.
  • “Wilde Crimes: Biographilia, the Art of Murder and Decadent (Homo)Sexuality in Gyles Brandreth’s Oscar Wilde-Series.” Neo-Victorian Art and Aestheticism, University of Hull, UK, 26 March 2011.
  • (with Nadine Böhm) “Introduction.” Fashioning the Neo-Victorian: Iterations of the Nineteenth Century in Contemporary Literature and Culture, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, 08-10 April 2010.
  • “Thomas Middleton’s Gothic Nightmares: The Revenger’s Tragedy, The Bloody Banquet and The Lady’s Tragedy.” Gothic Renaissance, Cologne University, 03-04 December 2009.
  • “Carter’s Excessive Stagings of the Canon: Psychoanalytic Closets, Hermaphroditic Dreams, and Jacobean Westerns.” Angela Carter: A Critical Exploration, University of Northampton, UK, 05-06 June 2009.
  • “‘The Flesh Made Word’ – Sensuous Religion in the Works of Michèle Roberts.” Anglistentag 2008, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, 05-08 October 2008.
  • “Shakespeare in Bollywood? Vishal Bhardwaj’s Omkara (2006).” Semiotic Encounters: Text, Image and Trans-Nation, Stuttgart University, 17-20 July 2008.
  • “‘A few flowery phrases and he thinks I’m his’ – (Re)Appropriations of Wordsworth in Contemporary Literature and Film.” 18th British Cultural Studies Conference – High Culture and/versus Popular Culture, Salzburg University, Austria, 22-24 November 2007.
  • “‘…into the Shadows’: The Frailty of Masculinity in Angela Carter’s ‘Bristol Trilogy’.” Men and Madness: Representing Male Psychopathology and Mental Disorder in Modern and Contemporary Culture, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, 28-30 June 2007.
  • “Sex and the City? (Re)Empowering Mistresses, Muses and Prostitutes.” ASNEL – Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of the New Literatures in English, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, 17-20 May 2007.
  • “Jane Austen in Kholiwood? Bride and Prejudice at the Crossroads of Hollywood and Bollywood Aesthetics.” Bollywood and Beyond. Contemporary Indian Cinemas and Globalisation, TU Dresden, 23-24 June 2006.