Professur für Amerikanistik/Cultural and Media Studies
Publikationen

Publikationen

Bücher

  • Cultures of Privacy: Paradigms, Transformations, Contestations. Eds. Karsten Fitz and Bärbel Harju. Publikationen der Bayerischen Amerika-Akademie / Publications of the Bavarian American Academy 17. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2015. Print.

  • Twenty-First Century Perspectives on Indigenous Studies: Native North America in (Trans)Motion. Ed. Karsten Fitz (with Birgit Däwes and Sabine Meyer). Routledge Research in Transnational Indigenous Perspectives 1. London, New York: Routledge, 2015.
  • Visual Representations of Native Americans: Transnational Contexts and Perspectives. Ed. Karsten Fitz. American Studies - A Monograph Series, Vol. 186. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2012.
  • The American Revolution Remembered, 1830s to 1850s: Competing Images and Conflicting Narratives. American Studies - A Monograph Series, Vol. 186. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2010. 337pp.
  • Negotiating History and Culture: Transculturation in Contemporary Native American Fiction. Frankfurt: Lang. Regensburger Arbeiten zur Anglistik und Amerikanistik 43, 2001. 225 pp.

Buchreihe

  • Routledge Research in Transnational Indigenous Perspectives Series (together with Birgit Däwes and Sabine N. Meyer)

Themenheft

  • Guest Editor (together with Klaus-Dieter Gross) of "Early American Visual Culture." Special Issue of Amerikastudien/American Studies 50.3 (2005).

Artikel

  • "The Staging of Privacy in U.S. Presidential Electoral Campaigns." Die gespaltenen Staaten von Amerika – Die Wahl Donald Trumps und die Folgen für Politik und Gesellschaft. Eds. Winand Gellner and Michael Oswald. Wiesbaden: Springer VS Verlag, 2018. 71-98.

  • "Playing Cowboys and Indians in the Bavarian Forest: Pullman City, 'the Living Western Town'." German-American Encounters in Bavaria and Beyond, 1945-2015. Eds. Birgit M. Bauridl, Ingrid Gessner, and Udo J. Hebel. New York: Peter Lang, 2018. 247-66.
  • "Interdisziplinäre Grundlagen der Information and Media Literacy (IML): Theoretische Begründung und (hochschul-)didaktische Realisierung – Ein Positionspapier." Themenheft "Information and Media Literacy – Die Medialität der Welterschließung in Theorie und Lehrpraxis an der Universität Passau." PAradigma: Beiträge aus Forschung und Lehre aus dem Zentrum für Lehrerbildung und Fachdidaktik. Universität Passau, 2018. 9-129.
  • "'Privatizing the White House': American Presidents and the Visual Aesthetics of Privacy." Cultures of Privacy: Paradigms, Transformations, Contestations. Ed. Karsten Fitz and Bärbel Harju. Publikationen der Bayerischen Amerika-Akademie / Publications of the Bavarian American Academy 17. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2015. 117-141. Print.
  • "Cultures of Privacy: An Introduction." Cultures of Privacy: Paradigms, Transformations, Contestations. Ed. Karsten Fitz and Bärbel Harju. Publikationen der Bayerischen Amerika-Akademie / Publications of the Bavarian American Academy 17. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2015. 1-13. Print.
  • "Crafting the Presidential Story: The Electoral Narrative in Recent Presidential Campaigns." Electoral Cultures: American Democracy and Choice. Publications of the Bavarian American Academy 16. Ed. Georgiana Banita and Sacha Pöhlmann. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2015. 307-322.
  • "Initiation and Cultural Identity in Sherman Alexie’s Young Adult Fiction." The Journey of Life in American Fiction. American Studies: A Monograph Series 260. Ed. Peter Freese. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2015. 205-218.
  • "Introduction." Twenty-First Century Perspectives on Indigenous Studies: Native North America in (Trans)Motion. Ed. Birgit Däwes, Karsten Fitz, and Sabine Meyer. Routledge Research in Transnational Indigenous Perspectives 1. London, New York: Routledge, 2015. 1-13.

  • "Re-Claiming the Images that 'Hijacked Our Imagination': American Literary Responses to 9/11." Deconstructing Terrorism: 9/11, 7/7, and Contemporary Culture. Passauer Arbeiten zur Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft (PALK) 11. Ed. Jürgen Kamm, Jürgen Kramer and Bernd Lenz. Passau: Stutz, 2013. 149-168.
  • "Transnational Contexts of and Perspectives on Studying Visual Representations of Native Americans: An Introduction.” Visual Representations of Native Americans: Transnational Contexts and Perspectives. Ed. Karsten Fitz. American Studies – A Monograph Series 218. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2012. 1-12.
  • "The Personification of the Minuteman: George Washington and Israel Putnam as Iconic Yeoman Farmers in the Antebellum U.S." American Cultural Icons: The Production of Representative Lives. Ed. Bernd Engler and Günter Leypoldt. Würzburg: Könighausen und Neumann, 2010. 317-339.
  • "Employing the Strategy of Transculturation: Colonial Migration and Postcolonial Interpretation in Diane Glancy’s Novel Pushing the Bear." The Salt Companion to Diane Glancy. Ed. James Mackay. Cambridge: Salt Publishing, 2009. 98-110. [rpt. of "Employing the Strategy of Transculturation: Colonial Migration and Postcolonial Interpretation in Diane Glancy’s Novel Pushing the Bear." Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik 49.3 (2001): 224-32.]
  • "George Washington as Cincinnatus in Antebellum Visual Culture." Americanisms: Discourses of Exception, Exclusion, Exchange. Ed. Michael Steppat. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2009. 153-170.
  • "Going Native and the Vanishing Indian: Native Americans on the Screen in Transnational Perspective." Native Americans and First Nations: A Transnational Challenge. Ed. Christian Feest and Waldemar Zacharasiewicz. Paderborn: Schönigh, 2009. 63-80.
  • "Between Victimhood and Patriotism: Competing Visual Representations of Female Participation in the American Revolution During the Mid-19th Century." The Merits of Memory: Concepts, Contexts, Debates. Ed. Hansjürgen Grabbe and Sabine Schindler. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2008. 329-52.
  • "'A fighting army of amazones...armed with spinning wheels': The Politicization of Female Sociability in the American Colonies during the Revolutionary Period." Einsamkeit und Geselligkeit um 1800. Ed. Susanne Schmid. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2008. 41-52.
  • "'Der Wilde' als Mythos in der deutschen kulturellen Wahrnehmung." Mythen Europas — Schlüsselfiguren der Imagination: Das 19. Jahrhundert. Hrsg. Michael Neumann. Regensburg: Pustet, 2008. 122-41.
  • "Screen Indians in the EFL-Classroom: Transnational Perspectives." Ethnic Visions of the United States of America. Ed. Peter Freese. American Studies Journal (2008).
  • "Native American Literature as a Transcultural and Multimedia Experience: Sherman Alexie's Reservation Blues" (together with Klaus-Dieter Gross). Special issue "Didactics and/in American Studies." Ed. Gerhard Bach and Jürgen Donnerstag. Amerikastudien/American Studies 52.3 (2007): 417-443.
  • "The Düsseldorf Academy of Art, Emanuel Leutze, and German American Transatlantic Exchange in the Mid-Nineteenth Century." Special issue "Transatlantic Perspectives on American Visual Culture." Guest ed. Astrid Böger and Christof Decker. Amerikastudien/American Studies 51.1 (2007): 15-34.
  • "Commemorating Crispus Attucks: Visual Memory and the Representations of the Boston Massacre, 1770-1857." Spec. issue "Early American Visual Culture." Guest ed. Karsten Fitz and Klaus-Dieter Gross. Amerikastudien/American Studies 50.3 (2005): 463-84.
  • Introduction. Spec. issue "Early American Visual Culture." Guest ed. Karsten Fitz and Klaus-Dieter Gross. Amerikastudien/American Studies 50.3 (2005). 427-30.
  • "Contested Space: Washington Crossing the Delaware as a Site of American Cultural Memory." Space in America: Theory, History, Culture. Eds. Klaus Benesch and Kerstin Schmid. Architechture, Technology, Culture 1. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2005. 557-79.
  • "Teaching the Commemoration of the American Revolution: Competing Narratives in Visual Representations." Visual Culture in the American Studies Classroom: Proceedings of the U.S. Embassy Teacher Academy 2003. Ed. Udo J. Hebel and Martina Kohl. Vienna: U.S. Embassy, 2005. 43-74.
  • "Portraying the American Revolution: Paintings of George Washington Crossing the Delaware as Sites of National and Cultural Memory." American Portraits and Self-Portraits. Ed. Jerzy Durczak. Publication by the Polish Association for American Studies. Lublin, Poland: Maria Curie-Sklodowska UP, 2002. 151-164.
  • "The Native American Trickster as Global and Transcultural 'Principle' in Gerald Vizenor's The Heirs of Columbus." "Global Fictions." Eds. Alfred Hornung and Rüdiger Kunow. Special Issue of Amerikastudien/American Studies 47.2 (2002): 157-167.
  • "'Native and Christian': Religion and Spirituality as Transcultural Negotiation in American Indian Novels of the 1990s." American Indian Culture and Research Journal 26.2 (2002): 1-15.
  • "Employing the Strategy of Transculturation: Colonial Migration and Postcolonial Interpretation in Diane Glancy’s Novel Pushing the Bear." The Salt Companion to Diane Glancy. Ed. James Mackay. Cambridge: Salt Publishing, 2009. 98-110. [rpt. of "Employing the Strategy of Transculturation: Colonial Migration and Postcolonial Interpretation in Diane Glancy’s Novel Pushing the Bear." Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik 49.3 (2001): 224-32.]
  • "Bridging the Gap: Strategies of Survival in James Welch's Novels." American Indian Culture and Reseach Journal 20.1 (1996): 131-146.

Bibliographien

  • "Publications in American Studies from German-Speaking Countries, 2003." Amerikastudien/American Studies 49.2 (2004): 271-307.
  • "Publications in American Studies from German-Speaking Countries, 2004." Amerikastudien/American Studies 50.2 (2005): 367-417.
  • "Publications in American Studies from German-Speaking Countries, 2005." Amerikastudien/American Studies 51.2 (2006): 263-98.
  • "Publications in American Studies from German-Speaking Countries, 2006." Amerikastudien/American Studies 52.2 (2007): 271-308.

Zeitschriften

  • 2000 - 2007: Assistant Editor of Amerikastudien/American Studies: A Quarterly. Journal of the German Association for American Studies. Gen. Ed. Udo. J. Hebel.
  • 2000 - 2008: Co-editor of COPAS (Current Objectives of Postgraduate American Studies in Germany), an E-Journal, published at the University of Regensburg, 7 Vols.

Mitgliedschaften

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Amerikastudien (DGfA)
  • European Association for American Studies (EAAS)
  • Bavarian-American Academy (BAA)
  • Deutscher Hochschulverband (dhv)
  • Bayreuth Institute of American Studies (affiliated member)