Mareike Spychala, M.A.

Courses

Seminars (Basic Module)

  • Introduction to British and American Cultural Studies
  • Introduction to English and American Literary Studies

Seminars (Advanced Module)

  • From Poetry to Song Lyrics: Analysing and Teaching Verse (Interdisciplinary Seminar)
  • "This Double-Consciousness" - African American and Afro German Literature and Culture
  • British and American SF/F TV and its Literary and Cultural Adaptations: Situating "Doctor Who" and "Star Trek" (together with Dr. Kerstin-Anja Münderlein)
  • Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in American Literature
  • Riding off Into the Sunset: The Western in German and American Culture
  • Writing the American Character? Autobiography in U.S. Literature
  • Mission Accomplished? American Literature about the Second Iraq War 
  • "Hijab Scenes": Exploring Contemporary Arab American Literature

Reading Classes (all modules)

  • "Uncle Sam Wants You:" War in American Culture (incl. film series "The Americans Come": War in American Cinema)

Practice Classes (Supplemental Module)

  • Methods and Theories of Cultural Studies