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Dr. Victoria Herche

Research Assistant & Assistant Editor of Anglistik: International Journal of English Studies

Department of English I
University of Cologne
50923 Cologne

Office: Philosophikum, Room 1.106

Tel: +49 (0) 221 / 470 - 2338


Key Research Areas

  • Australian Literature and Film
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Post-Colonial Theory
  • Ecocriticism
  • Migration and Refugee Studies
  • Film Theory and History
  • Popular Culture and Psychoanalytic Theory
  • Postcolonial Science Fiction

Recent Publications

  • “Corporate Interest and the Power of Mines in Indigenous Writing and Film: Alexis Wright's Carpentaria (2006) and Ivan Sen's Goldstone (2016).” with David Kern. Ecocritical Concerns and the Australian Continent, edited by Beate Neumeier and Helen Tiffin. Lanham: Rowman&Littlefield, Ecocritical Theory and Practice-Series, 2019, in print.
  • [with Boris Braun and Beate Neumeier]. Nature and Environment in Australia, WVT, 2018.
  • The Adolescent Nation: Re-Imagining Youth and Coming of Age in Contemporary Australian Film. Anglistische Forschungen. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter. Forthcoming.