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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

  • Migration and Refugee Studies
  • Australian Literature and Film
  • Post-Colonial Theory
  • Ecocriticism / Blue Humanities
  • Postcolonial Science Fiction
  • Film Theory and History
  • Popular Culture and Psychoanalytic Theory
  • The Works of David Lynch and Alfred Hitchcock

Recent Publications

  • The Adolescent Nation: Re-Imagining Youth and Coming of Age in Contemporary Australian Film. Anglistische Forschungen. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2021.
  • “Environmental Violence in Australia: The Effects of Mining and Its Representation in the Indigenous Australian Film Satellite Boy.Narrating Violence in the Postcolonial World, edited by Rebecca Romdhani and Daria Tunca, Routledge, Research in Postcolonial Literatures Series, 2021, 201-213. DOI: 10.4324/9781003110231-11.
  • “Fatal Equilibrium: Air and the End of a Universe in Ted Chiang’s “Exhalation”.” with David Kern. Venti: Air, Experience, and Aesthetics, vol. 2, no. 1, Summer 2021, online access.