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Amerikanistik

Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. MaryAnn Snyder-Körber

Professional Experience

2017 – Professor of American Cultural Studies at the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

2015-2017 – Acting Chair ("Vertretungsprofessorin") of the Department for North American Literature at the John F. Kennedy-Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin

2014-2015 – Lecturer ("Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin") in the Department of North American Studies/Seminar for English Philology, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen.

2005-2013 – Assistant Professor ("Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin/Assistentin") in the Department for North American Literature at the John F. Kennedy-Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin

2012 – Guest Professor ("Vertretungsprofessorin") for American Studies at the English Seminar of the Leibniz Universität Hannover

2000-2005 – Adjunct Lecturer at the English Seminar of the Leibniz Universität Hannover

Education

2014 – Habilitation, Freie Universität Berlin: Venia legendi in North American Studies (Literature and Culture)

2004 – Dr. phil. in Comparative Literature, Freie Universität Berlin

1998 – Magister artium in Comparative Literature, German Studies, and North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin

1993 – Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature, German Studies, and Women's Studies, University of California at Irvine

External Funding, Fellowships, and Awards

2023-2024 – Principal Investigator with Prof. Dr. Simi Malhotra (Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi) in the project “Mobile Feminisms: Gender, Social Media, Transnational Interactions.” Co-funded by the Indian University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD).

2021-2022 – Project Director with Dr. Petra Zaus (Schreibzentrum | Writing Center der JMU) for “WueGlobal: Transatlantic Cultures and Histories” (in cooperation with Flagler College, St. Augustine and JMU Regional History) and “WueGlobal: Transnational Environmental Humanities” (in cooperation with Taiwan Normal University, Taipei and Environmental Humanities Würzburg). Funded within the framework of the International Virtual Academic Collaboration (IVAC) initiative of the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) and the Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)

2021-2022 – Project Director with Dr. Petra Zaus (Schreibzentrum | Writing Center der JMU) for “WueGlobal: Writing, Learning, Digital Connection” (in cooperation with nine international institutions of higher learning, Neuphilogisches Institut – Moderne Fremdsprachen, JMU Regional History, and Irish Studies Würzburg ISWÜ). Funded within the framework of the International Virtual Academic Collaboration (IVAC) initiative of the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) and the Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)

2018 – Organizer (with James Dorson, Florian Sedlmeier, and Birte Wege) of the International Conference "Exemplary Singularity: Fault Lines of the Anecdotal" at the John F. Kennedy-Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin (1-3 February 2018). Funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).

2017 – Organization (with Sebastian Jobs) of the "Configurations of the Black Atlantic" Symposium at the John F. Kennedy-Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin (2-3 February 2017). Supported by the Graduate School of North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin.

2013 – Organizer "Liberty's Loss: North American Narratives of Dis_Possession" Symposium at the John F. Kennedy-Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin (1 February 2013). Supported by the Graduate School of North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin and the Canada Grant/ Canadian Embassy, Berlin.

2013 – Organization (with M. Michaela Hampf) of the International Conference "[machine] body.gender.technology” at the John F. Kennedy-Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin (15 -16 February, 2008). Funded by Gender Equality Commision Funds, Freie Universität Berlin and Erasmus Faculty Exchange Funds, and JFKI Teaching Award Funds.

2007 – Travel Grant from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) für participation in the American Studies Association Annual Meeting "América Acquí. Transhemispheric Visions and Community Connections" in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11-15 October 2007).

2007 – Organizer (with Andrew S. Gross and Ulla Haselstein) of the International Conference "The Pathos of Authenticity: American Passions of the Real” at the John F. Kennedy-Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität, Berlin (21-24 June 2007). Funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).

2000-2003 – Doctoral Fellowship of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

1993-1994 – Fulbright Fellowship, Freie Universität Berlin

1991 – Induction into Phi Beta Kappa National Honors Society

Membership in Professional Organizations

Bayerische Amerika Akademie

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Amerikastudien

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft

Deutscher Hochschulverband

The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing

Professional and Community Service

Faculty Advisor / "Vertrauensdozentin" of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

Peer Reviewer for Academic Journals and Institutions:

I have additionally worked with the Fulbright International Education Exchange Program, been a cooperation partner for the Transatlantic Outreach Program of the Goethe Institut / Auswärtiges Amt der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, and served as the president of the DAG – Deutsch-Amerikanische Gesellschaft Würzburg, e.V. (2018-).