Publications and Presentations

Stefan Hippler, M. A.


Edited Collections

Cultures of Solitude: Loneliness – Limitation – Liberation. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2017. (with Ina Bergmann)


"Initiation In and Through Nature: Liminality in David Michael Kaplan's 'Doe Season.'" ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 24.3 (Summer 2017). Forthcoming.

"Solitude in the Digital Age: Privacy, Reclusiveness, and Hermitism in Dave Eggers's The Circle." Cultures of Solitude: Lonelines – Limitation – Liberation. Ed. Ina Bergmann and Stefan Hippler. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2017. 259-73. Print. 

"'Intricate Waves of Love and Hatred': Representations, Models, and Functions of Family in Michael Cunningham's Flesh and Blood (1995)." Family and Kinship in the United States: Cultural Perspectives on Familial Belonging. Ed. Karolina Golimowska, Reinhard Isensee, and David Rose. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2015. 191-208. Print.

Conference Papers and Presentations

"'I am Gay': The Poetics and Politics of Coming Out in Contemporary American Gay Male Coming-of-Age Fiction," Postgraduate Forum of the German Association for American Studies (GAAS/DGfA), University of Bamberg, November 2015.

"Initiation In/Through Nature: Liminality in David Michael Kaplan's 'Doe Season' (1985)," 13th International Conference on the Short Story in English, "Unbraiding the Short Story," Vienna, Austria, July 2014.

"Establishing Gay Identity in the Contemporary American Novel," BAA 5th International Summer Academy for Doctoral Students in American Studies, "Critical Regionalism in Politics and Culture," Munich and Nuremberg, May 2013.

"'Intricate Waves of Love and Hatred': Representations, Models, and Functions of 'Family' in Michael Cunningham's Flesh and Blood (1995)," 11th Annual Students and Graduate Conference, "Playing House – Shifting Paradigms of Family and Kinship," Humboldt University Berlin, November 2012.

Conference Organization

Assistant Organizer, to PD. Dr. Ina Bergmann (University of Würzburg): International and Interdisciplinary Conference, "Cultures of Solitude," Würzburg, July 30-31, 2015. Würzburg.

Co-Organizer, with Juliane Braun, M.A., Annabella Fick, M.A., and Sabrina Hüttner, M.A. (University of Würzburg): Postgraduate Forum, International Conference "Liminality and the Short Story," Würzburg, March 7-10, 2013. 

Editorial Experience

Editorial Assistant, with Sonja Bonneß, M.A. (University of Würzburg): Achilles, Jochen, and Ina Bergmann, ed. Liminality and the Short Story: Boundary Crossings in American, Canadian, and British Writing. New York: Routledge, 2015. Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature.


Interview for detektor.fm: "'Fänger im Roggen'-Autor J.D. Salinger: Posthum erscheinen fünf neue Bücher," August 26, 2013. www.detektor.fm/kultur/faenger-imroggen-autor-j-d-salinger-posthum-fuenf-neue-bue