Dr. Nicole K. Konopka


  • since 2022: "Let’s Talk!" – initiator and co-organizer of a regular roundtable for students of the Institute of English and American Studies (in partnership with representatives of the student council)
  • 2020-2021: "Staff Mobility"initiator and co-ordinator of a taskforce on mid-faculty level
  • 2016-2021: "Bamberg Buddies School Project" – co-initiator member and organizer of a volunteer program for North American guest students, providing opportunities to act as teaching assistants or cultural advisors in local high schools (partnership program)
  • since 2015/2016: "Taskforce Teaching" – initiator and co-organizer of a regular roundtable to coordinate and jointly organize classes taught by all sections involved in literary and cultural studies modules at the Department of English and American Studies
  • since 2013: "Media Session"initiator and continuous organizer of weekly screenings and subsequent discussions of movies from and about North-America


Edited Volume

  • With Silke Hoklas, Menja Holtz, and Mponge Claudine Esong. BildBewegung. Images of Migration – Migration of Images. Rostock: Universitätsverlag, 2009.



  • "Teaching the U.S. Civil War in Germany"Friends. Newsletter of the Max Kade Institute, Madison (Wisconsin), Vol.21/3 (2012): 10-11, cont. 14.
  • "Epistolary Shapeshifters: Der Gebrauch narrativer Strategien in den Briefen mecklenburgischer Amerikaauswanderer im 19. Jahrhundert." Traditio et Innovatio. Forschungsmagazin der Universität Rostock 15/1 (2010): 14–16.
  • "Finding an Image of the Past. Traces of 19th-Century German Immigrants in Today's USA." BildBewegung. Images of Migration – Migration of Images. Eds. Silke Hoklas, Menja Holtz, Mponge Claudine Esong, and Nicole K. Konopka. Rostock: Universitätsverlag, 2009. 61–91.



  • Review, Drew Keeling. The Business of Transatlantic Migration between Europe and the United States, 1900-1914. Zurich: Chronos, 2012. German History (online, 2015).
  • Review, W. Scott Poole. Monsters in America: Our Historical Obsession with the Hideous and the Haunting. Waco, TX: Baylor UP, 2011. Amerikastudien/American Studies 58.4 (2013): 675-678.