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Detailed Page Slopek

Christina Slopek 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.
  • “Re-membering Psychiatry in the Contemporary Anglophone Novel”. The Cultural Heritage of Psychiatry and Its Literary Transformations. Eds. Katrin Röder und Cornelia Wächter. Forthcoming.
  • “Aboriginal Speculations: Queer Rhetoric, Disability, and Interspecies Conviviality in The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf.” Gender Forum 81 (2021): 9-29.
  • “Queer Masculinities: Gender Roles, the Abject and Bottomhood in Ocean Vuong’s On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous.” Anglia 139.4 (2021): 739-757.
  • When We Speak of Nothing – Trans…cultural, Trans…gender”. Praxis Englisch 4 (2020), Anglophone Africa. 34-38.
  • “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, 20.-22.10.2022).

  • “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, 21.-23.07.2022).

  • “‘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, 26.-29.05.2022).
  • “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, 23.-24.02.2022).
  • “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, 28.-29.10.2021).
  • 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, 21.-23.10.2021).
  • “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, 03.09.2021).
  • “Specious Species Taxonomies: Porosity and Interspecies Constellations in Nalo Hopkinson’s Midnight Robber.” GAPS 2021, Science, Culture & Postcolonial Narratives (University of Oldenburg, 13.-15.05.2021).
  • “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, 28.-29.01.2020).
  • “‘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, 03.-05.10.2019).
  • German Association for the Study of English
  • GAPS (Association for Anglophone Postcolonial Studies)
  • Gender Studies Association
  • philGRAD (HHU Düsseldorf)
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