Kathrin Maurer

Dr. Phil; Ph.D.

1993 …2019
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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

Websites:

http://www.sdu.dk/ansat/kamau.aspx
 http://kathrinmaurer.wordpress.com/
www.warandculture.wordpress.com
https://southerndenmark.academia.edu/KathrinMaurer



RESEARCH AREAS:

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)



APPOINTMENTS:


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



SCHOLARSHIPS AND NOMINATIONS:

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


COMMITTEES:

Search Committee (bedømmelse udvalg) Associate Professor in German Studies, Roskilde University, 2013

Studienævn Tysk og Spansk, University of Southern Denmark, 2013-

Institutråd, University of Southern Denmark, 2013-

Institutsforum, University of Southern Denmark, 2011-2012

Women’s Information Network in the Humanities at the University of Southern Denmark (co-founder), 2010-

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 at the University of Arizona) 2006

Max Kade Visiting Scholar Committee (Committee to organize Max Kade Faculty exchanges at the University of Arizona) 2006

Leipzig 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:

Academic advisory committee for the international peer reviewed journal Pandaemonium Germanicum (Rio de Janeiro, Brasilien)



Referee/Reviewer:

Referee and reviewer for scholarly manuscripts academic journals: Seminar, Zeitschrift für Deutsche Philologie, Modern Austrian Literature, The German Quarterly, German Studies Review, Orbis Litterarum (all peer review)



Academic Networks:


Member of the scholarly network Stedforskning (Researchnetwork on Space), University of Southern Denmark

Member of the scholarly network The Gutenberg Parenthesis, University of Southern Denmark

Member of the scholarly network Kulturvidenskabelig Migrationsstudier (Network for Migration Studies), Københavns Universitet

Co-founder of the Kvindenetværk Humaniora (Women’s network), University of Southern Denmark



 

Research areas

 

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)

Research information

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)

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Kathrin Maurer is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

gender Social Sciences
instrumentalization Social Sciences
political agenda Social Sciences
history Social Sciences
eighteenth century Social Sciences
artist Social Sciences
writer Social Sciences
Afterlife Arts & Humanities

Research Output 1993 2019

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

Maurer, K., 2019, (Accepted/In press) De Gruyter.

Research output: Book/anthology/thesis/reportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

Drone Imaginaries and Communities (ed. Kathrin Maurer) proposal under review

Maurer, K., 2019, (In preparation)

Research output: Book/anthology/thesis/reportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

Drone Vision: Aesthetic Negotiations with Drone Technology in Sweden

Maurer, K., 2019, (Accepted/In press)

Research output: Book/anthology/thesis/reportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

Hot Air Balloons as Early Drones: Drone Imaginaries and Communities

Maurer, K., 2019, (In preparation)

Research output: Book/anthology/thesis/reportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

Introduction: Drone Imaginaries and Communities (Intro to anthology Drone Imaginaries and Communities, edited by Kathrin Maurer)

Maurer, K., 2019, (In preparation)

Research output: Book/anthology/thesis/reportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

Activities 1999 2019

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

Kathrin Maurer (Keynote speaker)
18 Jul 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

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

Kathrin Maurer (Panel member)
18. Dec 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

"Drohnen, Grenzen, Migration" Konferenz an der Europa Universität Flensburg, "Grenze und Grenzüberschreitung"

Kathrin Maurer (Lecturer)
29 Nov 201830 Nov 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

Debate about Academic Freedom at SDU HUM

Kathrin Maurer (Panel member)
22 Nov 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

Press / Media

Livet under dronerne

Kathrin Maurer

09/10/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

BEVILLINGER TIL HUMANIORA

Kathrin Maurer

25/07/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

DFF-bevilling til to forskere på Humaniora

Kathrin Maurer

09/05/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Prizes

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Fellowship

Kathrin Maurer (Recipient), 1 Jul 2008

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

Teaching & Supervision