Research Areas and Interests

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


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