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Christina Slopek-Hauff M.A.


Building: 23.21

Floor/Room: 02.097

Telephone: +49 211 81-14564

  • Postcolonial and Transcultural Studies
  • Queer Studies
  • Trauma Studies
  • Disability Studies
  • PhD project on psychology in postcolonial fiction
  • Edited volume based on the postgraduate conference "Participation in Postcolonial Wor(l)ds", Sep. 29 - Oct. 1, 2022, with Miriam Hinz. Find the conference website here.
  • Madness and Literature: What Fiction Can Do for the Understanding of Mental Illness, edited by Lasse Raaby Gammelgaard.” Review. Storyworlds: A Journal of Narrative Studies, vol. 12, no. 1-2, 2020, pp. 175-81.
  • “Re-membering Psychiatry in the Contemporary Anglophone Novel”. In: The Cultural Heritage of Psychiatry and Its Literary Transformations. Eds. Katrin Röder und Cornelia Wächter.
  • “Aboriginal Speculations: Queer Rhetoric, Disability, and Interspecies Conviviality in The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf.” Gender Forum, vol. 81, 2021, pp. 9-29.
  • “Queer Masculinities: Gender Roles, the Abject and Bottomhood in Ocean Vuong’s On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous.” Anglia, vol. 139, no. 4, 2021, pp. 739-757.
  • When We Speak of Nothing – Trans…cultural, Trans…gender”. Praxis Englisch, vol. 4, 2020, pp. 34-38.
  • "Psychiatric Imperialism and the African Imagination." Research Visit, Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis, Health Humanities (Universiteit van Amsterdam, March 19, 2024).

  • "Postcolonial Interventions in Trauma Theory." M.A. Seminar, Institute of English and American Studies (Heinrich-Heine-University Dusseldorf, January 15, 2024).

  • “Narrating Post(-)Shame in Esmé Weijun Wang’s The Collected Schizophrenias.” DFG Workshop: Autobiographical Writing and the Gestalt of Shame: Disability, Chronic Illness and Mental Distress in Contemporary Intersectional Life Storying (Humboldt University of Berlin, June 23-24, 2023).

  • “Translating Models of Illness and Health? A Contemporary Archive of Plural Minds.” Translation and the Archive: Performance, Practice, Negotiation (Heinrich-Heine-University Dusseldorf, May 31 - June 02, 2023).

  • “Frames of Life: Refugees and Border Thinking in Zeyn Joukhadar’s The Map of Salt and Stars.” Postcolonial Narrations 2022, Postcolonial Matters of Life and Death (University of Bonn, Oct. 20 - 22, 2022).

  • “Black Woman, Interrupted: Challenging Racialised Mentalism in Jacqueline Roy’s The Fat Lady Sings.” Common Threads: Black and Asian British Women’s Writing (University of Brighton, July 21-23, 2022).

  • “‘Making Generative Oddkin’? The Female Body as a Site of Connectivity in Edwidge Danticat’s Claire of the Sea Light.” GAPS 2022, Contested Solidarities: Agency and Victimhood in Anglophone Literatures and Cultures (Goethe University Frankfurt, May 26-29, 2022).
  • “Kinship through Migration: Intersectional Queer Agency in Ocean Vuong’s On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous.” Agency – Community – Kinship: Representations of Migration beyond Victimhood (University of Wuppertal, Feb. 23-24, 2022).
  • “Culture-Specific Psychiatries: Re-Membering Psychiatry in Contemporary Anglophone Novels.” Workshop: The Cultural Heritage of Psychiatry and Its Literary Transformations: Middle Ages to the Present (Dresden University of Technology, Oct. 28-29, 2021).
  • Ogbanje and Gender: Translating Queerness in Akwaeke Emezi’s Freshwater.” Postcolonial Narrations 2021, Modernities in the Contact Zone: Translating across Unfamiliar Objects (University of Potsdam, Oct. 21-23, 2021).
  • “Beyond Boundaries: Refugees, Mapping and Border Thinking in Zeyn Joukhadar’s The Map of Salt and Stars.” Breaking Boundaries: Reimagining Borders in Postcolonial and Migrant Studies (Manchester Metropolitan University, Sep. 03, 2021).
  • “Specious Species Taxonomies: Porosity and Interspecies Constellations in Nalo Hopkinson’s Midnight Robber.” GAPS 2021, Science, Culture & Postcolonial Narratives (University of Oldenburg, May 13-15, 2021).
  • “Dissecting the Tongue in On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous – ‘But What If the Mother Tongue Is Stunted?’” M.A. Comparative Studies Students’ Conference “Made and Remade Continually.” Identity – Expression – Performance (Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Jan. 28-29, 2020).
  • “‘Ice e-skating’: Punctuating Demarcations of Migrant Identity in Monica Ali’s Brick Lane.” Postcolonial Narrations 2019, Postcolonial Punctuation/s: Demarcations, Interventions, Transgressions (University of Münster, Oct. 03-05, 2019).
  • German Association for the Study of English
  • GAPS (Association for Anglophone Postcolonial Studies)
  • Gender Studies Association
  • philGRAD (HHU Düsseldorf)
  • Centre for Translation Studies (HHU Düsseldorf)
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