Claudia Hachenberger


Claudia Hachenberger´s dissertation project is titled “What if?” – Literary Articulations of Political Perspectives (and Alternatives) in the Americas since the 1970s”

Research Interests

  • Inter-American Studies
  • Hemispheric Studies
  • Latin American Literary Studies
  • Postcolonialism
  • Ecocriticism


  • Mentee in the ARIADNEphil-Program for young female academics (Department for Gender and Diversity, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg) (since April 2018)
  • Master of Arts (The Americas/Las Américas) (FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, 2018)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Ibero-Romance and English and American Studies (FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, 2016)
  • Scholarship for the Fulbright American Studies Summer Session at Humboldt University, Berlin (Summer 2015)


  • Member of the German Association for American Studies (DGfA)

Papers and Lectures

  • “Latino Otherness in the Netflix series Narcos.” International Conference on Film Studies on Identity, Projection and the Other. London Centre of Interdisciplinary Research, University of London, February 9, 2019.
  • “James Cañón’s Tales from the Town of Widows (2007) – A Contemporary Feminist Utopia Based on the Discovery of Self-Determined Identity.” Society of Latin American Studies (SLAS) 2019 Conference, University of Leicester, April 4-5, 2019