I am a research assistant and head of the Cultural Sciences Department at the Sorbian Institute (Serbski institut) in Bautzen with a branch office in Cottbus. My research interests are historical ethnic minority studies, Sorbian and regional history as well as German-Slavic entangled history.
Feminist Translation Studies, Galician Studies, Gender Studies and Literature, Translation and Minority
American literature, ethnic and minority literature, periodical studies, digital humanities, book history, southwestern literature, women’s literature
Southern Literature/Studies, Undead Studies, Native American and Indigenous Studies, Native American Literature. I coordinate the interdisciplinary minor in Native American and Indigenous Studies at George Mason University, and I’m the 2012-2014 President of The Society for the Study of Southern Literature.
German Literature, Contemporary German Minority Literatures, Comparative Literature, Black German History and Culture, transnational feminist theories and literatures, teaching and technology, Interdisciplinary Studies, Writing Across the Curriculum, Digital Humanities.
Donna Langille is a second year Master of Information Studies candidate at McGill University. She has a BA (Hons) in English with a minor in Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies from Simon Fraser University and a diploma in Motion Picture Production from Capilano University.
Dr. Carmen M. Méndez García is Associate Professor of American Literature at the Department of English Studies, Complutense University, Madrid (Spain). Her doctoral dissertation, The Rhetorics of Schizophrenia in the Epigones of Modernism (2003) was based on her research as a visiting scholar at Harvard University in 2001 and 2002. She was also a participant in the 2010 Study of the United States Institute on Contemporary American Literature at the University of Louisville, Kentucky, funded by the Spanish Fulbright program and the US Department of State. Current research and teaching interests include 20th and 21st century US literature, postmodernism and contemporary fiction, countercultures in the US, spatial studies, gender studies, and minority studies (especially Chicana studies). She is a participant in the research projects “Troubling Houses: Dwellings, Materiality, and the Self in American Literature” (Spanish Plan Nacional I+D+I, ref. FFI2017-82692-P, 2018-2020), and “Pensamiento y representación literaria y artística digital ante la crisis de Europa y el Mediterráneo” (Santander Complutense, ref. PR26/16-6B-2). She led the research group “Space, Gender and Identity in US Literature and Visual Arts: A Transatlantic Approach” (Franklin Institute-UAH), and she is a participant in a research group dealing with Women’s Studies in English and American literature at Complutense University. She is the coordinator of the Master’s in North American Studies at Universidad Complutense de Madrid-UAH. She is the humanities editor for REDEN, Revista de Estudios Norteamericanos (Instituto Franklin-UAH). She was a member of the International Committee of the American Studies Association (ASA) from 2012-15. She served as an Associate Dean for Student Affairs (2010-2014) and as the managing editor of Atlantis, Journal of the Spanish Association of Anglo-American Studies (2009-2012). For a detailed and up-to-date list of publications and research, see full profile at Academia.edu.
I’m working on my Ph.D. in Religious Studies on registering of religious communities. I concentrate on new and minor groups that aren’t connected with the World Religions -category. Cases include Wiccan, Pastafarianism, Fenno Religiosity, Discordianism, and Ásatrú.