Publications and Presentations
Sabrina Hüttner, M. A.
"'Dirty Sexy Money': Commodified Identities and Acts of Consumption in Christopher Shinn's Other People and Where We Come From." South Atlantic Review 75.3 (2010): 25-40.
"'No country for the infirm': Capitalism, AIDS, and American Drama." American Economies. Ed. Eva Boesenberg, Reinhard Isensee, and Martin Klepper. Heidelberg, Winter, 2012. 261-280.
"The Cowboy of the Western World: Representations of the Bush Administration in Contemporary Drama." The American Presidency and Political Leadership. Ed. Wilfried Mausbach, Dietmar Schloss, and Martin Thunert. Heidelberg: Winter, 2012. 271-286.
"'You and I sat here talking the pros and cons of–of–' Immediacy, Conspiracy, and the Dialogic Mode in Nicholson Baker's Checkpoint. A Novel." Imaginary Dialogues in American Literature and Philosophy. Ed Till Kinzel und Jarmila Mildorf (forthcoming 2013)
06/2013: "Politics of Dissent? Reconsidering "the Political" in Contemporary American Political Theater," "The Poetics of Politics. Textuality and Social Relevance in Contemporary American Literature and Culture." The Poetics of Politics, Leipzig University (http://www.selbst-bewusste-erzaehlungen.de/node/354)
04/2013: "Ethical Spectatorship: Encounters with the Other in in Naomi Wallace's In the Heart of America (1994) and The Retreating World (2002)," "The Viewing of Politics and the Politics of Viewing: Theatre Challenges in the Age of Globalized Communities," The School of English of Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece, in co-operation with the Hellenic Association for American Studies (HELAAS), Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
11/2012: "Land of Milk and Cohn: A Critique of Heteronormativity and the Ideals of U.S. Political Masculinity," "Political Masculinities in Literature and Culture: from Early Modernism to Today," International multidisciplinary conference at the University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Landau
11/2012: "'Stay in control of your narrative, if you let the other guys define you': Hockey Moms, Hawks, and Heroes on the (American) Stage," "Electoral Cultures: American Democracy and Choice," Bayerische Amerika Akademie, München
05/2012: "Theater of War: Democracy and (the) War (on Terror) in selected plays by Naomi Wallace," Work-in-progress, BAA Summer Academy, "Democratic Cultures – Past and Present. Perspectives from Washington, D.C.," Washington, D.C.
09/2011: "'That Country is Like a Body with Every Bone Inside it Broken': The Experience of War, Power, and Otherness in Naomi Wallace's In the Heart of America (1994) and The Retreating World (2002)," "American Experience - the Experience of America," Polish Association for American Studies Annual Conference, Gdańsk, Poland
06/2011: Chair of Workshop on "Travelling Stages, Performing Mobility: The Performing Arts in Transnational Perspective," "Transnational American Studies," Jahrestagung der deutschen Gesellschaft für Amerikastudien (DGfA), Universität Regensburg
06/2011: "The Armchair Traveler: Home, Travel, and the Space between in Tony Kushner's Homebody/Kabul," "Transnational American Studies," Jahrestagung der deutschen Gesellschaft für Amerikastudien (DGfA), Universität Regensburg
02/2011: "'I have always depended on the kindness of strangers': Female Dreamscapes in Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire and Tony Kushner's Angels in America," "Celebrating 100 Years of Tennessee Williams (1911-2011). American Identities on Stage," 20th Century Drama International Postgraduate Conference, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
10/2010: "Towards a More Perfect Union?: American Political Playwrights' Redefinition of Democracy," Work-in-progress, John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
05/2010: "'No country for the infirm': Capitalism, AIDS, and American Drama," "American Economies," Jahrestagung der deutschen Gesellschaft für Amerikastudien (DGfA), Humboldt-Universität, Berlin
05/2009: "'Inconvenient Truths': American Playwrights' Redefinition of Democracy," Work-in-progress, BAA Summer Academy "American Studies in a Transatlantic Perspective. Cultural Mobility and Intercultural Exchange," München
05/2008: "The Cowboy of the Western World: Representations of the Bush Administration in Contemporary Drama," "The American Presidency and Political Leadership," Jahrestagung der deutschen Gesellschaft für Amerikastudien (DGfA), Universität Heidelberg
Review, "Astrid Haas. Stages of Agency: The Contributions of American Drama to the AIDS Discourse." Amerikastudien/American Studies: A Quarterly.
Review, "Pia Wiegmink. Protest EnACTed: Activist Performance in the Contemporary United States." Amerikastudien/American Studies: A Quarterly.