Chiona Hufnagel, M.A.

Chiona Hufnagel, M.A.

Department of English and American Studies
Lehrstuhl für Amerikanistik, insbesondere Literaturwissenschaft (Prof. Dr. Kley)

Room: Room B7A6
Bismarckstr. 1
91054 Erlangen

Office hours


by appointment

Research Interests

  • Postcolonial/Decolonial Theory
  • Gender Studies (esp. Critical Masculinity Studies, Feminist/2SLGBTQ+ Literature)
  • Indigenous Literature
  • Materialist Criticism/Critical Theory
  • Postcritique/Reparative Reading

CV

  • Dissertation Project: “AlterNative Constructions of Masculinities in North American Indigenous Writing Since the Late 1960’s”
  • Doctoral fellowship by the Foundation of German Business for outstanding students (Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft since May 2021)
  • Master of Arts in Ethik der Textkulturen, elite study program (FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg/Universität Augsburg, 09/2020)
  • Master of Arts in North American Studies: Literature and Culture (FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg, 06/2020)
  • Community work/research stay at the Native American Women’s Health and Resource Center in Lake Andes, South Dakota (09/2018-12/2018)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Germanistik & English and American Studies (FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg, 08/2016)
  • Student assistant for ELINAS (Center for Literature and Natural Science) at the chair of German Studies/Theoretical Physics (01/2016-12/2016)
  • Fellowship by the Foundation of German Business for outstanding students (Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft, 2014-2019)

Papers, Workshops, and Lectures

  • “’We Don’t Have Time, Time Has Us’: The Trope of the Vanishing Indian and the Master Narrative of Progress”. Conference: “Von Zeit zu Zeit. Polyperspektivische Konzepte von Temporalität”, FAU, upcoming.
  • “Cultural Imperialism? Der europäisch/US amerikanische Gender- und Postkolonialismusdiskurs und die marginalisierten indigenen Frauen Nordamerikas”. Conference: “Was war Geschlecht? Geschlechterforschung kooperativ”, FAU/Brown University, 07/25/-07/26/2019.
  • “’Boys are so fragile’–New men in Buffy the Vampire Slayer: (De)konstruktionen traditioneller Maskulinität im Kontext von ‘race’, ‘class’ und ‘sexuality”. Conference: “Ohne Leitbilder? Vom Nutzen und Nachteil der Tradition für das Leben”, FAU/Brown University, 07/20-07/21/2018.

Courses

  • “Lektüreseminar: English and American Literature since the 19th Century” (WS 2021/22)
  • Tutor for “Grundlagen der Neueren deutschen Literatur 2“ (SS 2017)

Memberships

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