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Personlig profil

CV

CONTACTS:

Kathrin Maurer (Dr. Phil; Ph.D)
Associate Professor
German Studies
Institute for the Study of Culture
E-mail: kamau@sdu.dk
Fax: 65503827
Mobil: 60737208
Webside: http://www.sdu.dk/ansat/kamau.aspx

RESEARCH AREAS:

Reseach Areas:
Technology and Aesthetics
Discourses, Theory, and Representations of War
Drone Warfare
German literature and German Cultural History from the eighteenth century to the present
Representations of History and Historicism in nineteenth-century Germany
Visual Popular Culture in nineteenth-century Germany
Memory Discourses: Germany and Japan
Realist Prose
Romanticism
Travel Literature and Tourism
Transnational Cultural Theory
Transnational Contemporary Literature
Theories of Modernity (Frankfurt School, Niklas Luhmann)

APPOINTMENTS:
Visiting Scholar at New York University, 2019-2020
Lektor (Associate Professor), German Studies, University of Southern Denmark, 2012- 
Adjunkt (Assistant Professor), German Studies, University of Southern Denmark, 2008-2012
Assistant Professor, German Studies (tenure track), University of Arizona, 2002-2007
Preceptor for Contemporary Civilization I + II, Columbia University, 2001-2002
Instructor for German Language at Columbia University, Fall 1996-Spring 2001
Instructor for German Language at Fordham University, Spring 2001
Instructor for German Language at Barnard University, Spring 2001

DEGREES:
Dr. Phil. German Studies, University of Southern Denmark, March 2015
Ph.D. German Studies, Columbia University, October 2002
M.Phil. German Studies, Columbia University, September 1998
M.A. German Studies, Columbia University, September 1996
B.A. German Studies/Philosophy, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, 1994

RESEARCH GRANTS, SCHOLARSHIPS, NOMINATIONS, LEADERSHIP
Research Grants
Danish Research Council (DFF) funding for Research Project 2 “Drone Imaginaries and Communities”, 2020-2023 (6.1 Mio DKK) (PI)
Carlsberg Research Travel Grant, 2019-2020 (100.000 DKK) (PI)
Velux Grant “Drone Imaginaries”, full application was invited and submitted to the foundation but withdrawn because of DFF funding, 2019 (PI)
Danish Research Council (DFF) funding for “Network on Drones and Aesthetics”, 2017-2019 (668.160 DKK)
University of Southern Denmark (SDU) Lighthouse Initiative on Drones, co-leader of collective research project “Drones and Public Image” with Department of Management and Marketing, SDU, 2016 (2.14 Mio DKK)
Cooperation Grant with Pädagogische Hochschule Linz and the University of Southern Denmark, for a workshop on “Images, Emotions, and War”, 2017 (22,316 DKK)
Japan Foundation for the Promotion of Science, grant for “Cultures of Remembrance Japan-Germany,” 2014 (29.775 DKK)
Danish Research Council (DFF), Grant for conference “Visualizing War,” 2014 (75.000 DKK)
Carlsberg Foundation Grant for conference “Visualizing War,” 2014 (60.000 DKK)
Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation Grant for the conference “Government and Catastrophes,” 2013 (30.000 DKK)
Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation Research Grant, 2008-2009 (270.000 DKK)
Provost’s Author Support Fund, University of Arizona, 2005 (22.500 DKK)
Faculty Small Grant, University of Arizona, 2003-2004 (22.500 DKK)

Scholarships
President’s Fellowship, Tuition Waiver and Boarding, Columbia University, 1995-2002
Annette Kade Foundation Fellowship, Columbia University, 2001-2001 (54.000 DKK)
Max Kade Foundation Fellowship, Columbia University, 2000 (10.000 DKK)
Mellon Fellowship for Pre-doctoral Research, Columbia University, 1999-2000 (10.000 DKK)
Deutsches Haus-Fellowship, Research Scholarship, Columbia University, 1996, 1998 (20.000 DKK)
Tuition Scholarship, Comparative Literature at the University of Oregon, 1994-1995

Nominations
Nomination for the “Undervisningspris Humaniora” at SDU, 2012
Chosen member of the “Career development program for female academics,” SDU, 2011-2012
Nomination for Excellent Teaching Award, Columbia University, 1999

Leadership
Leader of Center for Humanities and Technology at SDU, 2018-
Leader of DFF research project 2, Drone Imaginaries and Communities, 2020-2023
Leader of DFF sponsored research network Drones and Aesthetics, 2017-2020
Co-leader of research project Drones and Public Image, SDU Lighthouse Initiative on Drones, 2017-2019
Leader of the research group War and Culture, SDU, 2015-2016, 2018-
Leader of the Network on War and Violence, German Studies Association, 2018-2021
Member of the leadership team at the Center for War Studies, SDU, 2015-2016, 2018-

Courses on Leadership
Executive Course Research Leadership, Copenhagen Business School, Module 1-3, 2016-2017
PhD Advising Course, SDU, August 2015

Networks
Member of the Research Network War and Gender, Belgium, 2015-2016
Member of the scholarly network Stedforskning, SDU, 2010-2013
Member of the scholarly network The Gutenberg Parenthesis, SDU, 2009-2010
Member of the scholarly network Kulturvidenskabelig Migrationsstudier, KU, 2010

PhD Advising
Dea Schou, “Kriegsrausch: Ecstasy, Hallucination, and Lust in German Art of WW1” , began 2015
Andreas Immanuel Graae, “Drone Imaginaries”, began 2015

ACADEMIC COMMITTEES
Denmark
Forskningsråd (Research Council), SDU, 2015-2016; 2018-2019
Akademisk Råd (Academic Council), SDU, 2017-
H.C. Andersen Literature Prize Committee, 2017-
BFI Styregruppe (Council for Bibliographical Data), 2016-
Studienævn Tysk og Spansk (Committee on Students Affairs), SDU, 2013-2017
Institutråd (Committee of the Institute), SDU, 2013-17
Institutsforum (Committee of the Institute), SDU, 2011-2012
Women’s Information Network in the Humanities at SDU, (co-founder), 2010-2013
Bedømmelse Udvalg (search committee), Associate Professor in German, Roskilde University, 2013

US
Undergraduate Student Committee (Committee for issues concerning beginning B.A. students), University of Arizona) 2005-2006
Graduate Student Committee (Committee for issues concerning M.A. and Ph.D. students) University of Arizona) 2002-2003, 2006-2007
Library Acquisition Committee (Committee for updating book holdings in German Studies at the university library of the University of Arizona) 2006
Max Kade Visiting Scholar Committee (Committee to organize Max Kade Faculty exchanges at the University of Arizona) 2006
Ph.D. Planning Committee (Committee to plan the Transcultural German Studies Ph.D. Program between the Universität Leipzig and the University of Arizona) 2006
Study Abroad Committee (Committee for student exchanges abroad at the University of Arizona) 2002- 2004

SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES
Advisory Committees for Journals
Member of the Academic advisory committee for the international peer reviewed journal Pandaemonium Germanicum (Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia)

Referee/Reviewer
Referee and reviewer for scholarly manuscripts academic journals: Seminar, Security Dialogue; Media, War and Conflict; Zeitschrift für Deutsche Philologie; Modern Austrian Literature; The German Quarterly; German Studies Review, Orbis Litterarum; The Central Historical Review, Body and Society, War and Culture (all peer review
Grant for the Humboldt-Kolleg (conference) “Government and Catastrophes” by the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation, University of Southern Denmark, August 2013
Nomination for the “Undervisningspris Humaniora” (Teachers Award) at University of Southern Denmark, May 2012
Chosen member of the “Karriereudviklingsprogram for yngre kvindelige forskere,” (Career development program for young female academics) University of Southern Denmark, 2011-2012
Research Grant from the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation, March 2008-2009
Provost’s Author Support Fund, scholarship for academic writers, University of Arizona, November 2005
Faculty Small Grant, Scholarship for the research project “Libraries and Technology,” University of Arizona, 2003-2004
President’s Fellowship, Scholarship for tuition and board, Columbia University, September 1995-September 2002
Annette Kade Foundation Fellowship, Scholarship for research in Germany, Columbia University, March 2001-September 2001
Max Kade Foundation Fellowship, Scholarship for research in Germany, Columbia University, Summer 2000
Mellon Fellowship for Pre-doctoral Research, Columbia University, September 1999-September 2000
Nomination for Excellent Teaching Award, Columbia University, 1999
Deutsches Haus-Fellowship, Research Scholarship, Columbia University, 1996, 1998
Tuition Scholarship, Baden-Württemberg Exchange Program, M.A. Program in Comparative Literature and Journalism at the University of Oregon, August 1994-August 1995

Forskningsområde

Reseach Areas: Discourses, Theory, and Representations of War Drone Warfare German literature and German Cultural History from the eighteenth century to the present Representations of History and Historicism in nineteenth-century Germany Visual Popular Culture in nineteenth-century Germany Memory Discourses: Germany and Japan Realist Prose Romanticism Travel Literature and Tourism Transnational Cultural Theory Transnational Contemporary Literature Theories of Modernity (Frankfurt School, Niklas Luhmann)

Forskningsinformation

Reseach Areas:

Discourses, Theory, and Representations of War
Drone Warfare
German literature and German Cultural History from the eighteenth century to the present
Representations of History and Historicism in nineteenth-century Germany
Visual Popular Culture in nineteenth-century Germany
Memory Discourses: Germany and Japan
Realist Prose
Romanticism
Travel Literature and Tourism
Transnational Cultural Theory
Transnational Contemporary Literature
Theories of Modernity (Frankfurt School, Niklas Luhmann)

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Publikationer 1993 2020

Das Auge im Himmel: Die Ästhetik der Drohne in Kunst und Literatur

Maurer, K., 2020, (Accepteret/In press) Games of Drones, Katalog der Austellung im Zeppelin Museum. Neofelis Verlag Berlin

Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapport/konference-proceedingBidrag til bog/antologiForskning

Aerial Views: Hot Air Balloons in Nineteenth-Century German Visual Culture

Maurer, K., 2019, (Accepteret/In press) Before Photography . De Gruyter

Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapport/konference-proceedingBidrag til bog/antologiForskningpeer review

Between Nation-State and Transnational Openings: German Studies in Denmark

Maurer, K. & Schramm, M., 2019, I : The German Quarterly. 92, 4, s. 464-467

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

Der Spielbegriff im historischen Roman des frühen 21. Jahrhunderts

Maurer, K., 2019, Romanhaftes Erzählen von Geschichte: Vergegenwärtigte Vergangenheiten im beginnenden 21. Jahrhundert. Fulda, D. & Jaeger, S. (red.). Boston: De Gruyter, s. 111-130

Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapport/konference-proceedingBidrag til bog/antologiForskningpeer review

Drone Imaginaries and Communities (proposal under review)

Maurer, K. (red.), 2019, (Under udarbejdelse)

Publikation: Bog/antologi/afhandling/rapportAntologiForskningpeer review

Aktiviteter 1999 2019

War Balloons in Nineteenth-Century Europe, German Studies Association (Portland, OR)

Kathrin Maurer (Foredragsholder)
4. okt. 2019

Aktivitet: Foredrag og mundtlige bidragKonferenceoplæg

Von Heissluftballonen zu Drohnen: Der Blick aus dem Himmel, Invited Lecture in Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen

Kathrin Maurer (Keynote speaker)
18. jul. 2019

Aktivitet: Foredrag og mundtlige bidragForedrag og præsentationer i privat eller offentlig virksomhed

Workshop for Data Criticality, Policing, Critical Data Network, University of Oslo

Kathrin Maurer (Paneldeltager)
18. dec. 2018

Aktivitet: Foredrag og mundtlige bidragKonferenceoplæg

Presse/medie

Livet under dronerne

Kathrin Maurer

09/10/2019

1 Mediebidrag

Presse/medie

BEVILLINGER TIL HUMANIORA

Kathrin Maurer

25/07/2019

1 Mediebidrag

Presse/medie

Priser

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Fellowship

Kathrin Maurer (Modtager), 1. jul. 2008

Pris: Priser, stipendier, udnævnelser

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