Research Areas

  • North American Indigenous Arts and Literatures
  • Indigenous Futurisms
  • Death Studies/ Thanatology
  • Science Fiction and Speculative Fiction
  • Horror and Fantasy Literature
  • Utopian Studies
  • Slipstream and the New Weird
  • Postcolonial Studies
  • Postmodern Culture
  • Poststructuralist and Semiotic Studies

Current Projects

since 2019: Mortality, Death, and Bereavement in American Literature and Culture (Habil-Projekt)

since 2019: Knowing Tomorrow 2.0: Twenty-First Century Native North American Archives of Futurity (with Prof. Dr. Birgit Däwes; funded by the German Research Foundation/ DFG)

since 2013: Signifying Futures: Future Imaginaries in Indigenous North American Literatures an New Media Arts (dissertation project; defended in March 2019)