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Dr. Julia Hoydis

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Universität zu Köln
Englisches Seminar I
Albertus-Magnus-Platz
50923 Köln
Philosophikum, Raum 1.106

Telefon

Tel.: +49 (0)221/470-2338 

E-Mail

julia.hoydis(at)uni-koeln.de

Sprechstunde

Im Semester: Mittwochs, 16:00-17:00 Uhr, Anmeldung über Phil-Services

 

Prüfungsberechtigung für Bachelor und Master (schriftl. und mündl.)

 

Biographisches

  • seit 11/2010 wiss. Assistentin (LS Prof. Antor)
  • 07/2010 Dr. Phil., Promotion in Englischer Philologie (summa cum laude)
  • seit WS 07/08 Lehrbeauftragte am Englischen Seminar
  • 08/2007 bis 08/2010 WHK im Dekanat der Philosophischen Fakultät der Uni Köln (Zwischenprüfungsamt, Studienberatung)
  • 09/2006-07/2007 Lektorin, University of Cambridge (Murray Edwards College)
  • 02/2006 M.A., Magister Artium (Englische Phil, Theater-, Film-, und Fernsehwissenschaften, Philosophie), Universität zu Köln
  • Assistant Editor Anglistik: International Journal for English Studies
  • Redaktionsleitung "Horror und Grusel", Boys & Books, Projektleitung: Prof. Dr. Christine Garbe. www.boysandbooks.de.

 

Laufende Projekte

Risk and the English Novel:

Habilitationsschrift: "Risk and the English Novel from Defoe to McEwan" (in der Fakultät eingereicht am 31.08.2017)

The Posthuman in Theory and (Teaching) Practice:

Sektionsleitung (zusammen mit Roman Bartosch), Anglistentag 2018, Universität Bonn: "Narrating the Edges of Humanity: Posthumanism in Anglophone Fiction". Deadline for abstracts: 31.08.2017. Call for Papers

Herausgeberschaft (zusammen mit Roman Bartosch), Band Teaching the Posthuman, Reihe Anglistik & Englischunterricht, Universitätsverlag Winter, Heidelberg (geplant 2018/2019). Deadline for abstracts: 01.03.2017. Call for Papers

"Can It Be?": Representations of Science in 21st Century Fiction:

Herausgeberschaft, zusammen mit Nina Engelhardt (geplant 2018/2019). Deadline for abstracts: 01.02.2017. Call for Papers

 

 

Forschung und Lehre

  • The British Novel (18th – 21st Centuries)
  • Literature and Science
  • Ethical Criticism
  • New English Literatures, especially Contemporary Indian Fiction
  • Postcolonial Theory and Criticism
  • Modernism/Postmodernism
  • Literature and Other Art Forms, especially Dance

 

Publikationen

Monographs

Tackling the Morality of History: Ethics and Storytelling in the Works of Amitav Ghosh. Anglistische Forschungen 482. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2011.

Edited Volumes

"Focus on 21st Century Studies." Special Issue Anglistik: International Journal of English Studies 26.2 (2015).

(mit Nina Engelhardt) "Doing Science." Special Issue Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 42.3 (2017).

(mit Christine Garbe et al.) Attraktive Lesestoffe für Jungen – Erzählmuster und Beispielanalysen zu populärer Kinder- und Jugendliteratur [in Vorbereitung, 2018].

Articles and Book Chapters

"How to Break the Cycle of Heathcliff? Precarious Subjects from Emily Brontë to Caryl Phillips." Representing Poverty and Precarity in a Postcolonial World. Eds. Monika Gymnich, Barbara Schmidt-Haberkamp, Klaus Schneider. Cross/Culture Series. Leiden: Brill/Rodopi (under review).

"Einleitung (II): Zum Genre – und Erzählmusterbegriff." Attraktive Lesestoffe für Jungen – Erzählmuster und Beispielanalysen zu populärer Kinder- und Jugendliteratur. Eds. Christine Garbe et al. (forthcoming, 2018).

"Horror- und Gruselliteratur.“ Attraktive Lesestoffe für Jungen – Erzählmuster und Beispielanalysen zu populärer Kinder- und Jugendliteratur. Eds. Christine Garbe et al. (forthcoming, 2018).

(with Nina Engelhardt.) "Editorial: Doing Science." Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 42.3 (2017): 225-226.

"Historicizing Diaspora. Multiculturalism, and Migration in Amitav Ghosh's Sea of Poppies and River of Smoke." Shaping Indian Diaspora. Eds. Cristina M. Gámez and Veena Dwivedi. Lanham, ML: Lexington Books, 2015. 79-92.

"Fantastically Hybrid: Race, Gender, and Genre in Black Female Speculative Fiction."Anglistik: International Journal of English Studies 26.2 (2015): 71-88.

"Introduction: Focus on 21st-Century Studies." Anglistik: International Journal of English Studies 26.2 (2015): 5-14.

"Fragile Fictions: Ethics and Politics in Salman Rushdie, Arundhati Roy, and Kiran Desai." Ethical Recognitions and Social Reconfigurations in Modern Narratives. Eds. Margrét Gunnarsdóttir Champion and Irina Goloubeva Rasmussen. Newcastle Upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishin, 2014. 143-170.

"Only the Dance is Sure: Dance and the Construction of Gender in Modernist Poetry." (Con)Sequences. Dance - Gender - Ethnicity. Gender Forum 36 (2011). http://www.genderforum.org/issues/consequences/only-the-dance-is-sure/.

"A Palace of Her Own: Feminine Identity in the Great Indian Story." Passages to India. Literary and Socio-Political Perspectives on Gender Concepts in India. Gender Forum 38 (2012). http://www.genderforum.org/issues/passages-to-india/a-palace-of-her-own/.

"A Darker Shade of Justice: Nnedi Okorafor's Who Fears Death." Postcolonial Justice. Eds. Anke Bartels, Lars Eckstein, Nicole Waller, Dirk Wiemann. Leiden: Brill/Rodopi. 2017. 177-197.

"All's Turning Black? Multiracial Identity Politics and (Post)Apocalyptic Fantasy in Nalo Hopkinson's The Chaos." Proceedings des Deutschen Anglistentags 2015. Eds. Merle Tönnies, Christoph Ehland, Ilka Mindt. Trier: WVT, 2016.135-146.

Reviews

"Claudia Lillge. Arbeit. Eine Literatur- und Mediengeschichte Großbritanniens. Wilhelm Fink, 2016.” Jahrbuch für Komparatistik. Bielefeld: Aisthesis (forthcoming, 2018).

"Hadassah Stichnothe. Der Initiationsroman in der deutsch- und englischsprachigen Kinderliteratur.” International Research in Children’s Literature. Edinburgh University Press (forthcoming, 2018).

"South Asian Literatures. Postcolonial Literatures in English: Sources and Resources Vol. 1 by Gerhard Stilz and Ellen Dengel-Janic." Anglistik: International Journal of English Studies 22.2 (2011): 201-203.

"Twenty-First Century Fiction by Peter Boxall." Anglistik: International Journal of English Studies 25.2. (2014): 183-185.

"Narrating 'Precariousness' by Barbara Korte and Frederic Régard." Anglistik: International Journal of English Studies 26.1 (2015): 184-185.

"Kontingenz und Literatur im Prozess der Modernisierung. Diagnosen und Umgangsstrategien im britischen Roman des 19.-21. Jahrhunderts by Stella Butter." Anglistik: International Journal of English Studies 26.1 (2015): 172-174.

"The Ethics and Aesthetics of Vulnerability in Contemporary British Fiction by Jean-Michel Ganteau." ANGLIA 135.2 (2017): 384-388. https://doi.org/10.1515/ang-2017-0036

"Amitav Ghosh, The Great Derangement. Climate Change and the Unthinkable." The British Society for Literature and Science. 14 June 2017. http://www.bsls.ac.uk/reviews/general-and-theory/amitav-ghosh-the-great-derangement-climate-change-and-the-unthinkable/ 


Didactic Materials

"Horror- und Gruselliteratur. Unheimlicher Nervenkitzel. boys&books April 2014. 1-8 <http://www.boysandbooks.de/fileadmin/templates/images/PDF/Erzaehlmuster_Horror_und_Gruselliteratur.pdf>.

"Chris Priestely: Mr Creecher." Review. Boys & Books. November 2014. 1-4. <http://www.boysandbooks.de/fileadmin/templates/images/PDF/Musterrezension_Horror_und_Grusel_Mister_Creecher.pdf>

"Andreas Schlüter: Der Werwolf und Ich." Review. Boys & Books. November 2014. 1-4. <http://www.boysandbooks.de/fileadmin/templates/images/PDF/Musterrezension_Horror_und_Grusel_Der_Werwolf_und_Ich.pdf>

 

Vorträge und Konferenzen

  • 02. Juli-05. Juli 2018. Narrative Matters 2018: The ABCs of Narrative, University of Twente, Enschede, NL, Panel: Risk narratives and health literacy – interdisciplinary approaches (organization together with Saskia Jünger, Caroline Schwegler, Laura Harzheim, Mariya Lorke); Talk: “Complex narrations of uncertainty: A literary and cultural perspective on conceptions of risk."
  • 12. Juni 2017: Teilnahme/Input-Vortrag "Risiko aus Perspektive der Literaturwissenschaft." Workshop "Gesundheitskompetenz von Risikopersonen - Von der Information zum Handeln (RisKomp)", CERES-Cologne Centre for Ethics, Right, Economics, Social Sciences of Health, Leitung: Prof. Christiane Woopen. UzK.
  • 25. Mai 2017: Paper: “How to Break the cycle of Heathcliff? Precarious Subjects from Emily Bronte to Caryl Phillips.” GAPS-Conference 2017 “Representing Poverty and Precarity in a Postcolonial World”. Universität Bonn, 25.-27. Mai 2017.
  • 16. Dezember 2016: Fiction Meets Science Workshop: “Beyond the Literary Science Novel? Genres of Narrating Science and the Case of Climate Change Fiction.”, Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Institute for Advanced Study, Delmenhorst.  (Invited speaker)
  • 28. November – 1.Dezember 2016: Erasmus-Dozentur, Anglia-Ruskin University, Cambridge
  • 17.-19. November 2016: The Times of Culture and the Cultures of Time: British Temporalities. Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of British Cultures, Universität Bielefeld. Paper: "'What I'm out for is a good time': Temporality between Risk and Routine in Alan Sillitoe's Saturday Night and Sunday Morning."
  • 12. Oktober 2016: "Victorian Risk Society and the Industrial Novel." (Gastvorlesung), Universität Verona
  • 11. Oktober 2016: "The Female Body as/at Risk in Thomas Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles." (Gastvortrag), Universität Verona
  • 2. März 2016: "The Triumph of the Dancing Fairies: Ballet Adaptations of A Midsummer Night's Dream." Conference "Adaptation and Dance". De Montfort University, Leicester, UK.
  • 30. November 2015: Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK. Guest Lecture (ERASMUS- Dozentur): Mixed-Race Identity Politics in Contemporary Young Adult Fiction
  • 20.-21. November 2015: Interdisciplinary Conference "Doing Science: Texts, Patterns, Practices". Organisation in Zusammenarbeit mit Dr. Nina Engelhardt, a.r.t.e.s Research Lab, Universität zu Köln.
  • 23.-26. September 2015: Jahrestagung des Deutschen Anglistenverbandes, 2015, Universität Paderborn. Sektion "Multiraciality". Paper: "All's Turning Black: Mixed-Race Identity Politics and (Post-)Apocalyptic Fantasy in Nalo Hopkinson's The Chaos“
  • 24. November 2014: Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK. Guest Lecture: "Negotiating Identity, Ethics and Politics in Contemporary Indian English Fiction"
  • 14. November 2014: "Narratives in/for the 3rd Millennium" ZEUS Graduate Workshop, Universität zu Köln. Panel Chair of final discussion.
  • 15.-16. September 2014: "Humanity and Animality in 20th and 21st  Century Culture: Narratives, Theories, Histories". Interdisciplinary Conference, (UCL) University College London, UK. Paper: "Alien Creatures Between Folklore and Technology: Humanity in Nalo Hopkinson's Midnight Robber"
  • 14.-17. Juli 2014: "What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English" conference, University of Lincoln, UK. Paper: "A New Feminist Fantastic? Ethics and Aesthetics in Nnedi Okorafor's Who Fears Death"
  • 29. Mai-01. Juni 2014: "Postcolonial Justice" Annual conference of ASNEL/GNEL. University of Potsdam, Germany. Paper: "Rape, Revenge, and the Aesthetics of Erotic Justice in Nnedi Okorafor's Who Fears Death"
  • 18.-19. Oktober 2013: Symposium "Being in Between – Exloring Today's Mythology" Universität zu Köln, in Kooperation mit dem Deutschen Tanzarchiv und dem Institut für Gender Studies in Köln, GeSTiK. Paper: "Moving Myths – Poetry and Dance in Modernism"
  • 11.-15. März 2013: ERASMUS- Dozentur Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales. Paper: "'Change Is One Thing, Acceptance is Another': Ethics and Politics in Contemporary Indian Fiction"
  • 02.-04. Juni 2011: "Postcolonial Studies Across the Disciplines"Annual conference of ASNEL/GNEL. Leibniz University of Hanover, Germany. Paper: "Amitav Ghosh and the Ethics of Storytelling"

 

Mitgliedschaften

  • GAPS – Gesellschaft für anglophone postkoloniale Studien /Association for Anglophone Postcolonial Studies
  • Deutscher Anglistenverband
  • BRITCULT – German Association for the Study of British Cultures
  • Deutscher Hochschulverband
  • BSLS - The British Society for Literature and Science

 

 

Gremientätigkeit / Mitarbeit in der akademischen Selbstverwaltung

seit April 2015: Vorstandsmitglied Fächergruppe 5 Moderne Sprachen und Kulturen, Universität zu Köln

November 2015-September 2017: Mittelbauvertreterin im Gemeinsamen Prüfungsausschuss der Philosophischen Fakultät

 

Didaktische Weiterbildung

Basis- und Ergänzungsmodul des NRW-Zertifikats "Professionelle Lehrkompetenz für die Hochschule" (140 Arbeitseinheiten)

 

 

 

Lehrveranstaltungen

 

WINTERSEMESTER 2018/2019

Robinsonades

Forschungskolloquium

Ringvorlesung "Gender Fictions - Now" (mit Roman Bartosch und Elisabeth Gilbert)

SOMMERSEMESTER 2018

Victorian Fiction and Film

Unreliable Narration

WINTERSEMESTER 2017/2018

Frankenstein, Sherlock, and Dr. Moreau - Classics of 19th Century Fiction

Colonial Beginnings - Slavery, Race and the Early Novel

Ringvorlesung "How now! What news?" Current (Political) Developments and/of Anglophone Studies (mit Roman Bartosch und Elisabeth Gilbert), Programm der Ringvorlesung

SOMMERSEMESTER 2017

Postcolonial Adaptations

Time and (Neo-)Modernist Narration: Variations of Mrs. Dalloway

WINTERSEMESTER 2016/2017

Introduction to Genre

Great Fictions – Rewritten

SOMMERSEMESTER 2016

Late-Victorian Fiction

Science Plays

WINTERSEMESTER 2015/2016

Twice Round the Clock: 24h Novels

(Post)Humanism?: Narratives of Women and Other Animals

SOMMERSEMESTER 2015

The Post 9/11-Novel

Race, Colonialism, and the Rise of the Novel

WINTERSEMESTER 2014/2015

Introduction to Victorian Literature and Culture

21st-Century Dystopia

SOMMERSEMESTER 2014

Chance and Probability in English Fiction

Postcolonial Science Fiction

WINTERSEMESTER 2013/2014

Money Rules: Fiction, Gender, Value(s)

Tales of Rape

SOMMERSEMESTER 2013

Gothic Fiction

The Industrial Novel

WINTERSEMESTER 2012/2013

Spies, Soldiers, Superbombs: Early 20th-Century British Fiction

English Satire

SOMMERSEMESTER 2012

Introduction to Canadian Studies

"Time Present and Time Past": Aesthetics and Politics of Modernist Poetry

WINTERSEMESTER 2011/2012

Shocking Classics of British Fiction and Their Film Versions

George Eliot and Thomas Hardy

SOMMERSEMESTER 2011        

South-Asian Travel Writing

Literature and Science

WINTERSEMESTER 2010/2011

"The Power and the Glory": British Catholic Novelists

"Girl Meets Boy": Female Rewritings of Classical Myths

SOMMERSEMESTER 2010        

"How Can We Know the Dancer from the Dance?": Dance and Modernist Poetry

SOMMERSEMESTER 2009

"Romances of the Archive": Postimperial British Fiction

WINTERSEMESTER 2008/2009

"Only Connect": The Novels of E. M. Forster

SOMMERSEMESTER 2008        

Narrating Terror and Violence

WINTERSEMESTER 2007/2008

Amitav Gosh and the Ethics of Storytelling