Kathrin Maurer

Dr. Phil; Ph.D.

1993 …2020
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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:
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, Fall 2019-August 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 (Introduction to Intellectual History, B.A.
Niveau), 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:
Doktorafhandling 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Velux Grant “Drone Imaginaries”, full application was invited and submitted to the foundation but withdrawn because of DFF funding, 2019 (PI)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

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)

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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

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Research Output 1993 2020

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

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

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

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

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

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-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. (eds.). Boston: De Gruyter, p. 111-130

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Drone Imaginaries and Communities (proposal under review)

Maurer, K. (ed.), 2019, (In preparation)

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

Activities 1999 2019

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

Kathrin Maurer (Lecturer)
4. Oct 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

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

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