Research and Teaching Areas and Interests

North American literatures and cultures (incl. Canada and the Caribbean, 18th century to the present); epistemologies of difference, diversity, decoloniality; Black Diaspora Studies; Gender Studies; theories of intersectionality; queer theory; narratology; theories of authorship; genre and media theory (esp. autobiography, essay, novel, interview, social media); history and legacies of transatlantic enslavement; structural violence; early North American visual and popular culture; Contradiction Studies


Leipzig University
Institute for American Studies
Beethovenstra├če 15
Room GWZ 3 5.07
04107 Leipzig
Phone +49 341 – 97 37 331
Email: carsten.junker [ at ] uni-leipzig.de


Claudia M├╝ller
Room GWZ 3 5.06
Phone +49 341 – 97 37 330
Email: claudia.mueller.2 [ at ] uni-leipzig.de