Dr. Dunja Mohr

dunja.mohr@uni-erfurt.de

Habilitation candidate of the Professor of English Literature (Seminar für Literaturwissenschaft)

Visiting address

University of Erfurt
Nordhäuser Str. 63
99089 Erfurt
GERMANY

Mailing address

Universität Erfurt
School of Linguistics
Postfach 90 02 21
99105 Erfurt
GERMANY

Dr. Dunja Mohr

Curriculum Vitae

Education

Education

  • Waltham Forest College, London
  • Concordia University, Montréal
  • McGill University, Montréal
  • Philipps-Universität Marburg (MA)
  • Universität Trier (PhD)
  • Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (Postdoc)

Scholarships and Awards

Scholarships and Awards

  • Scholarship "Faculty Enrichment Program" of the Canadian Government (ICCS) (2008)
  • Margaret Atwood Society Best Doctoral Thesis Award (2004)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship (German Research Council) at the Graduate School "Cultural Hermeneutics: Reflections of Difference and Transdifference" University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (2001-2003)
  • Doctoral Scholarship, Hans-Böckler-Foundation, Düsseldorf (1998-2001)

Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Reviewer for Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts, Utopian Studies, Contemporary Women's Writing, Studies in the Novel (2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Judge Best Book Collection Award Margaret Atwood Society (2017)
  • Referee for Jena Electronic Studies in English (since 2013)
  • Judge Best Book Award, Best Article Award  Margaret Atwood Society (2008, 2015, 2016)
  • Editorial Board of Margaret Atwood Studies (since 2007)
  • Elective Member of Faculty Council (“Fakultätsrat"), University of Erfurt (2007-2009)
  • Elective Member (deputy) of Senate Council on International Affairs, University of Erfurt (2007-2008)
  • Elective Member of Committee for BA Exams, University of Erfurt (2006-2008)
  • Board Member of the Margaret Atwood Society, Membership Chair (since 2006)
  • Co-Editor Erfurt Electronic Studies in English (2004-2012)
  • Vertrauensdozentin Hans-Böckler-Foundation (since 2004)
  • Student Advisor, Department of English Literature, University of Erfurt (2009; 2014-2017)

Memberships

Memberships

  • Deutscher Anglistenverband
  • Gesellschaft für Kanada-Studien
  • Gesellschaft für Anglophone Postkoloniale Studien
  • European Society for Literature, Science and the Arts
  • Margaret Atwood Society
  • Modern Language Association
  • International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
  • Erfurter Gruppe zum Neuen Materialismus, Europäisches Netzwerk „MateriAlterity: Network for MateriAlterity, Literature, and Aesthetics“
  • Forum „Texte. Zeichen. Medien“ Literaturwissenschaft als Kulturwissenschaft, Universität Erfurt

Publications

Books and Editions

Books and Editions

  1. with Birgit Däwes (eds.): Radical Planes? 9/11 and Patterns of Continuity. [Costerus New Series] Leiden: Brill/Rodopi, 2016.
  2. with Sylvia Mayer (eds.): 9/11 as Catalyst: American and British Cultural Responses. Special Issue of Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik. 58:1 (2010).
  3. (ed.): Embracing the Other: Addressing Xenophobia in the New Literatures in English. [= Readings in the Post/Colonial Literatures in English 95; ASNEL Papers 11] Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2008. Reviewed in:
    Christine Runnel, Transnational Literature 2:1 (2009)
    Eleonora Rao, The European English Messenger 19.2 (2010), 69-70.
    Eleonora Rao, Testi e Linguaggi, 2011. (forthcoming).
  4. with Doris Feldmann and Ina Habermann (eds.) in collaboration with Dunja Mohr: Theorizing Cultural Difference and Transdifference. Special Issue of Journal for the Study of British Cultures. 13:2 (2006).
  5. Worlds Apart? Transgressive Utopian Dystopias. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2005. [=Critical Explorations in Science Fiction and Fantasy. vol. 1, Series Eds. Don Palumbo and C.W. Sullivan]

    Reviewed in:
    Sherryl Vint, Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts 16:3 (2005), 257-259.
    Mike Levy, Science Fiction Studies 33:3 (2006), 536-539.
    Sammie McGLasson, Women’s Studies 35:1 (2006), 82.
    Douglas W. Texter, Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts 18:2 (2007), 270-272.
    Raimund Borgmeier, Anglistik 18:1 (2007), 194-196.
    Rüdiger Heinze, Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik 55:2 (2007), 202-203.
    Hans Ulrich Seeber, Anglia 125:2 (2007), 400-402.
    Alexis Lothian, Extrapolation 49:2 (2008), 318-324.
    Maureen Kincaid Spiller, Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction 37:104 (2008), 132-134.
    Anne Charles, American Literature 81:4 (2009), 877.]

  6. (ed.): Lost in Space. Düsseldorf: edition, 2001.
  7. Co-Editor Erfurt Electronic Studies in English (2004-2012)
  8. Editorial Board Member, Margaret Atwood Studies
  9. Editorial Board Jena Electronic Studies in English (since 2013)

Articles

Articles

  1. “Anthropocene Fiction: Narrating the ‘Zero Hour’ in Margaret Atwood’s MaddAddam Trilogy.” Crisis and Beyond: The Literatures of Canada and Quebec. Ursula Moser und Marie Carrière (Hrsg.). University of Innsbruck Press, 2017. (im Druck)
  2. “‘When Species Meet’: Posthuman Boundaries, Interspecieism, Social Justice, and Canadian Speculative Fiction.” Zeitschrift für Kanada-Studien 37:1 (2017), 40-64.
  3. “Terror as Catalyst? Negotiations of Silences, Perspectives, and Complicities in Ian McEwan’s Saturday, Ali Smith’s The Accidental, and Mohsin Hamid’s The Fundamentalist.” Radical Planes? 9/11 and Patterns of Continuity. Dunja M. Mohr und Birgit Däwes (Hrsg.), Leiden: Brill/Rodopi, 2016, 79-99.
  4. (mit Birgit Däwes). “Transnational Dimensions of 9/11: An Introduction.” Radical Planes? 9/11 and Patterns of Continuity. Dunja M. Mohr und Birgit Däwes (Hrsg.), Leiden: Brill/Rodopi, 2016, 1-17
  5. “Eco-Dystopia and Biotechnology: Margaret Atwood, Oryx and Crake (2003), The Year of The Flood (2009) and MaddAddam (2013).” Dystopia, Science Fiction, Post-Apocalypse: Classics, New Tendencies and Model Interpretations. Eckhardt Voigts and Alessandra Boller (Hrsg.), Trier: wvt, 2015, 283-302.
  6. (with Sylvia Mayer): “Introduction.“ 9/11 as Catalyst: American and British Cultural Responses, Eds. Dunja M. Mohr and Sylvia Mayer, Special Issue of Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik 58:1 (2010), 1-4.
  7. “Newspeak, Láadan, and Babel-17: The Role and Function of Fictive Languages in Utopian and Dystopian Fiction.“ Futurescapes: Space in Utopian and Science Fiction. [=Spatial Practice series] Ed. Ralph Pordzik, Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2008, 225-248.
  8. “The Austen Cult Continued: Joe Wright’s Pride and Prejudice and Gurinder Chadha’s Bride and Prejudice.” Texting Culture – Culturing Texts. Ed. Anja Müller-Wood, Trier: wvt (2008), 147-164.
  9. "Embracing the Other: An Introduction." Embracing the Other: Addressing Xenophobia in the New Literatures in English. [= Readings in the Post/Colonial Literatures in English 95; ASNEL Papers 11] Ed. Dunja M. Mohr, Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2008, ix-xx.
  10. “Transgressive Utopian Dystopias: The Postmodern Reappearance of Utopia in the Disguise of Dystopia" Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik 55:1 (2007), 5-24.
  11. "Cyborg and Cyb(hu)man: The Fine Line of Difference”, Virtual Minds: Congress of Ficticious Figures. Eds. Helene von Oldenburg and Andrea Sick, Bremen: thealit, 2004, 120-134.
  12. "Elements of Transdifference in Canadian Women Writers’ Fiction” Zeitschrift für Kanada-Studien 24:2 (2004), 49-61.
  13. "An den Pforten der Differenz: Fiktionale Begegnungen zwischen post-human und humanDer maximal Fremde. [=Series: Grenzüberschreitungen, vol. 3] Ed. Michael Schetsche, Würzburg: Ergon, 2004, 125-138.
  14. "Der Cyborg als transgressive Zukunftsmetapher in Marge Piercys Body of Glass.“ Gender und Interkulturalität. Ausgewählte Beiträge der 3. Fachtagung Frauen-/Gender-Forschung in Rheinland-Pfalz. Eds. Liesel Hermes, Andrea Hirschen and Iris Meißner, Tübingen: Stauffenburg, 2002, 71-80.
  15. "'We are all cyborgs': Cyberfeminism and the cyborg as transgressive metaphor of the future in Marge Piercy’s Body of glass.“ Wie natürlich ist Geschlecht? Gender und die Konstruktion von Natur und Technik. Eds. Ursula Pasero and Anja Gottburgsen, Wiesbaden: Westdeutscher, 2002, 306-318.
  16. "Postkoloniale und feministische Kritik in Suzette Haden Elgins Native Tongue Trilogie.“ Frauen in Kultur und Gesellschaft. Beiträge zur 2. Fachtagung Frauen-/Gender-Forschung in Rheinland-Pfalz. Ed. Renate von Bardeleben, Tübingen: Stauffenburg, 2000, 335-347.
  17. "Commentary on Native Tongue.“ Foundation 79 (2000), 38-39.
  18. "Parity, with Differences: Suzy McKee Charnas Concludes the HOLDFAST Series.“ Science Fiction Studies 26:3 (1999), 468-472.
  19. "The Split Self in Margaret Atwood’s Female Dystopia The Handmaid’s Tale.“ Selbst und Andere/s oder Von Begegnungen und Grenzziehungen. Eds. Christina Strobel and Doris Eibl, Augsburg: Wißner, 1998, 110-123.
  20. "Female Dystopia: Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid´s Tale.“ Ahornblätter: Marburger Beiträge zur Kanada-Forschung 8, Marburg: 1995, 62-80.

Guide Entries

Guide Entries

  1. “Suzy McKee Charnas”, “Joanna Russ”, Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy: An Encyclopedia 2 Bde. Ed. Robin Reid, Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2009, 60-62, 268-270.
  2. “Machines and Mechanization“, “Postcolonialism”, “Woman on the Edge of Time”, The Encyclopedia of Themes in Science Fiction and Fantasy. 3 vols. Ed. Gary Westfahl, Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2005, 481-483, 617-619, 1343-1345.
  3. "Louky Bersianik”, "Marie-Claire Blais“, "Gwendolyn MacEwan”, The Cambridge Guide to Women's Writing in English. Eds. Lorna Sage, Elaine Showalter, and Germaine Greer, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999, 54, 65-66, 409-410.

Interviews

Interviews

  1. "Towards a Society of Non-Violence. An Interview with Suzette Haden Elgin.“ Foundation 79 (2000), 15-34.
  2. "An Interview with Suzy McKee Charnas. Part 2.“ The New York Review of Science Fiction 12:2 (1999), 16-21.
  3. "An Interview with Suzy McKee Charnas. Part 1.“ The New York Review of Science Fiction 12:1 (1999), 1, 8-12.

Reviews

Reviews

  1. “Dieter Petzold: Inklings. Jahrbuch für Literatur und Ästhetik. Düstere Aussichte: Margaret Atwoods imaginative Expeditionen in das Unwohnliche.“ Zeitschrift für Fantastikforschung (2017). (im Druck)"
  2. "Parrinder, Patrick. Utopian Literature and Science: From the Scientific Revolution to Brave New World and Beyond. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.” Anglia 134:4 (2017). (im Druck)
  3. “Valentina Adami: Bioethics Through Literature: Margaret Atwood’s Cautionary Tales.“ Zeitschrift für Kanada-Studien 36:1 (2016), 161-162. (English rev.)
  4. "Konrad Gross, Wolfgang Klooß und Reingard Nischik: Kanadische Literaturgeschichte; W.H. New (ed.): A History of Canadian Literature; Maria and Martin Löschnigg: Kurze Geschichte der kanadischen Literatur” Zeitschrift für Kanada-Studien 28:2 (2008), 150-155. (German Review essay)
  5. "Laura Moss (ed.): Is Canada Postcolonial? Unsettling Canadian Literature" Zeitschrift für Kanada-Studien 28:2 (2008), 155-157. (English Rev.)
  6. "Im Zentrum angekommen. Renate Kroll (Hrsg.): Metzler Lexikon Gender Studies Geschlechterforschung“ Gender-Mainstreaming: Von der Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung zur Forderung nach neuen GeschlechterverträgenEd. Margarethe Herzog, Düsseldorf: edition, 2004, 207-209. (German Rev.)
  7. "KörperFluch(ten). Barbara Becker, Irmela Schneider (Hrsg.): Was vom Körper übrig bleibt. Körperlichkeit – Identität – Medien.“ Querelles-Net: Rezensionszeitschrift für Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung, Online-Review www.querelles-net.de/2003-9/text08.htm, März (2003). (German Rev.)
  8. "Lucy Sargisson: Contemporary Feminist Utopianism.“ AAA - Arbeiten aus Anglistik und Amerikanistik 24:1 (1999), 117-121. (English Rev.)
  9. "Smaro Kamboureli (ed.): Making a Difference. Canadian Multicultural Literature.“ Zeitschrift für Kanada-Studien 33.1 (1998), 188-190. (English Rev.)
  10. "Lucy Sargisson: Contemporary Feminist Utopianism.“ Referatedienst zur Literaturwissenschaft 30:3 (1998), 447-450. (German Rev.)
  11. "Sandra Burt/Lorraine Code (eds.): Changing Methods. Feminists Transforming Practice.“ Zeitschrift für Kanada-Studien 30.2 (1997), 174-176. (English Rev.)
  12. "David Ketterer: Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy.“ Zeitschrift für Kanada-Studien 29.2 (1996), 139-141. (German Rev.)