Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Kerstin Howaldt completed her Magistra Artium in English Philology, Romance Philology and German Literary and Media Studies at the University of Kiel. Since 2015, she is a PhD candidate at the University of Erfurt where she was given a Christoph-Martin-Wieland-dissertation-scholarship (2015-2018). Since October 2018, she is a research associate at the Chair of English Literature.

PhD working title: “Theatrical Event-Machines. British Farce, 1960-1990”

Publications

Articles

(2019). “‘The waiting must end.’ Waiting for Im/Possible Events in Dave Eggers’s A Hologram for the King. Timescapes of Waiting. Spaces of Stasis, Delay and Deferral. Eds. Christoph Singer, Robert Wirth and Olaf Berwald. Leiden: Brill. Spatial Practices 31.

(2016). “Kausalität, Kontingenz und Zufall als konkurrierende Strukturprinzipien der Farce in Michael Frayns Skios (2012).” LWU XLVII/4. 335-53.

Reviews

(2019). Review of Marion Fayolle (2018) Die schwebenden Liebenden. Berlin: Avant. Literatur #1. Eds. Felix Haenlein, Jessica Maaßen, and Max Walther. 8-11.

(2018). “Das Konzept ‘Liebe’: erklärt mit Britney, Whitney – und Wissenschaft.” Review of Liv Strömquist (2018) Der Ursprung der Liebe. Berlin: Avant. CLOSURE #5. Review

(2015). Review of Susanne Hochreiter and Ursula Klingenböck, Hg. (2014) Bild ist Text ist Bild. Narration und Ästhetik in der Graphic Novel. Bielefeld: transcript. CLOSURE # 2. 137-39. Review

(2014). Review of Annemarie Matzke, Ulf Otto and Jens Roselt, Eds. (2015) Auftritte. Strategien des In-Erscheinung-Tretens in Künsten und Medien. Bielefeld: transcript. LWU XLVII/4. 403-06.

(2014). Review of Johann N. Schmidt, Felix C. H. Sprang and Roland Weidle, Eds. (2014) Wer lacht, zeigt Zähne. Spielearten des Komischen. Trier: WVT. LWU XLVII/3: 302-05.

(2013). Review of Franziska Sick, Ed. (2011) Raum und Objekt im Werk von Samuel Beckett. Bielefeld: transcript. LWU XLVI/1: 69-71.

 

Since 2016: co-editor of CLOSURE. The Kiel University e-Journal for Comics Studies

Teaching Experience

University of Erfurt

  • Introduction to Literatures in English (Winter Term 19/20)
  • Revisiting the Concept of Genre (Summer Term 2019)
  • Introduction to Literatures in English (Summer Term 2019)

University of Kiel

  • Literary/ Cultural History and Genres: 20th Century British Drama (Summer Term 2016)
  • Literary/ Cultural History and Genres: British Farce in the 20th and 21st Century (Summer Term 2015)
  • Concepts and Methodologies: Introduction to Reading Literary Texts (Winter Term 2013/14 and 2015/16)