Fighting for the Future: Essays on Star Trek: Discovery, edited by Sabrina Mittermeier and Mareike Spychala, Liverpool UP, 2020.
War and Trauma in Past and Present: Conference Proceedings. Eds. Lina Strempel, Chiara Manghi, and Mareike Spychala, Wissenschaftsverlag Trier, 2019.
Current Objectives of Postgraduate American Studies (COPAS), Vol. 17, No 1 (2016). Edited with an Introduction. Eds. Laura Oehme, Judith Rauscher, Theresa Roth. Mareike Spychala.
Essays in Edited Collections
"Nostalgia, Masculinity, and Real Person Fiction: The Obama-Biden and Bernie Sanders Mystery Series." Crime Fiction, Masculinities and Femininities: Conference Proceedings of the 8th Captivating Criminality Conference, edited by Kerstin-Anja Münderlein, U of Bamberg P, 2023. Bamberger Studien zu Literatur, Kultur und Medien. (In preparation)
"Star Trek's Shared Universe in the 21st Century." Televisual Shared Universes, edited by CarrieLynn Reinhardt and Vincent Tran, Lexington Books, 2023. (In preparation)
“What’s In a Life? Grappling With Genre, Gender, and Star Trek’s Liberal Humanism in The Autobiography of Kathryn Janeway.” Strange Novel Worlds: Star Trek Novels and Fiction Collections in Popular Culture, edited by Caroline-Isabelle Caron and Kristin Noone, 2023. (In preparation).
"War and Conflict." The Routledge Handbook of Star Trek. Eds. Leimar Garcia-Siino, Sabrina Mittermeier, and Stefan Rabitsch, Routledge, 2022, pp. 322-331.
“Not Your Daddy's Star Trek: Exploring Female Chara2cters in Star Trek: Discovery.” Fighting for the Future:Essays on Star Trek: Discovery. Eds. Sabrina Mittermeier and Mareike Spychala. Liverpool UP, 2020, pp. 287-306.
with Sabrina Mittermeier “‘Never hide who you are’: Queer Representation and Actorvism in Star Trek: Discovery.” Fighting for the Future:Essays on Star Trek: Discovery. Eds. Sabrina Mittermeier and Mareike Spychala. Liverpool UP, 2020, pp. 331-350.
“’There is a definite minority of round-eyed women:’ Gender, Ethnicity, and Militarism in Women’s Vietnam War Autobiographies.” War and Trauma in Past and Present: Conference Proceedings, edited by Lina Strempel, Chiara Manghi, and Mareike Spychala, Wissenschaftsverlag Trier, 2019, pp. 181-191.
"American Wife and Hesitation Kills: Gender and War on the Home Front and in Iraq.“ KolloquiumForschende Frauen 2016 und 2017. Eds. Ute Franz und Iris Hermann, et al. U of Bamberg P, 2018, pp. 109-129.
11/2022: "Counterpedagogy in Sarah Piatt‘s 19th-Century Magazine Poetry." Presentation during the 32nd Postgraduate Forum (PGF) of the German Association of American Studies (GAAS) at the University of Regensburg.
10/2022: "Not Citizen-Soldiers but Vigilantes: Female Superheroines in The Old Guard (2020)." Presentation during the international conference "Ladies in Arms: Representations of Shooting Women in Contemporary Popular Culture" at the University of Vienna.
07/2022: "Bürgersoldat*in und trans Frau: Transgender Life Writing in Kristin Becks Warrior Princess." Queer Geforscht - Event organized by the Anti-Discrimination Office of the University of Bamberg.
04/2022: “What’s In a Life? Grappling With Genre, Gender, and Star Trek’s Liberal Humanism in The Autobiography of Kathryn Janeway.” Annual Meeting of the Popular Culture/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA), online.
06/2021: “Military Femininities in Kayla Williams’ Love My Rifle More Than You.” Presentation during the Futures of American Studies Institute, Dartmouth College, USA. Online.
01/2021: “War Posters and Propaganda.” Guest lecture in the Proseminar “Experiencing, Remembering and Processing the Great War in British Literature” (Dr. Münderlein, Chair for English Literature Studies, University of Bamberg).
05/2020: “’visions of war:’ Resisting the Iraq War in Laila Halaby’s Post-9/11 Poetry” - Guest lecture in the Hauptseminar "Contemporary Arab American Literature" (Prof. Dr. Gerhardt and Prof. Dr. Lale Behzadi).
06/2019: "Images of War: U.S. Popular Culture as Militainment." Workshop as part of the annual meeting of the German Association for American Studies (GAAS) with Dr. Katharina Gerund, Universität Hamburg.
04/2019: "Transgressing Gendered Boundaries: Kristin Beck’s Autobiography Warrior Princess." Annual Meeting of the Popular Culture/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA), Washington, D.C., USA.
12/2018: "'The Witch of Wurna Minor:' Gender, Sexuality, and the Mirror Universe in the Star Trek Franchise." Worlding SF. University of Graz, Graz, Austria.
11/2018: "Honor Flights, Veterans, and Military Pilgrimages in American Popular Culture." 45th Austrian Association for American Studies Conference: American Im/Mobilities. Universität Wien, Österreich.
10/2018: "The Canon and its Discontents - Questions of Genre, Canon, and Narrative in Star Trek: Discovery." Screening and Discussion. University of Birmingham, GB.
09/2018: "Illustrating War: Gender, Violence, and War in Photographs in Female Veterans' Autobiographies." Writing Her/Self in Text and Image in Anglophone Women's Life Writing. Université Paris Nanterre, France.
09/2018: “Judging a Book by its Cover: Gender, Violence, and War on the Covers of Female Veterans' Autobiographies.” War, Literature, and the Arts Conference: Representing and Remembering War, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA.
03/2017: “’There is a definite minority of round-eyed women:’ Gender, Ethnicity, and Militarism in Women’s Vietnam War Autobiographies.” Century of Conflict: Dialogues on Women, Gender, Intersectionality and Militarism – 2017 Symposium, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, USA.
10/2016: "From Vietnam to Iraq - Female Veterans' Writing About War." Postgraduate Forum of the Association for American Studies, University of Hamburg.
06/2016: "American Wife and Hesitation Kills: Gender and War on the Home Front and in Iraq.“ Colloquium „FORSCHEnde Frauen" organized by the Women's Representatives of the University of Bamberg.
03/2016: "Gender in the Auto/Biography of the Iraq War and Popular Culture.“ Annual Meeting of the Popular Culture/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA), Seattle, Washington (USA).
01/2014: "We only think we're American": Being an American Jew in Philip Roth's The Plot Against America. Student Conference "Connect the Dots: Structure-Networks-Systems", University of Bayreuth.