IIPC Debate 12 November

IIPC Debate #59
Wed 12 November, 2-4 pm, Seminar Room 223 (Minerva Building, Kaivokatu 12, Turku)
Dr. Markus Heide (Uppsala University, Sweden):
Border Film and the US-Canada Divide

Arranged together with The John Morton Center for North American Studies (JMC Current Issues Seminar # 4).

Dr. Markus Heide is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of English, Swedish Institute for North American Studies, Uppsala University, Sweden. Besides Uppsala, he has worked and been a fellow at Harvard University, USA, Ludwig Maximilians Universität Munich, Humboldt University Berlin and McMaster University, Canada. His research interests include e.g. postcolonial literature and culture theory, film history, cultural history of various ethnic groups in USA and Canada, and early American novel. His publications include Kanadischer Film: Geschichte, Themen, Tendenzen. Konstanz: Universitätsverlag Konstanz (UVK), 2006. [with Claudia Kotte], Grenzüberschreibungen: Chicano/a-Erzählliteratur und die Inszenierung von Kulturkontakt. Heidelberg: Winter, 2004. The Americas in the Nineteenth Century: Inter-American Perspectives on U.S. Literature, American Studies/Amerikastudien, special issue 53.1 (2008). [ed., with Gabriele Pisarz-Ramírez], Eating Culture: The Poetics and Politics of Food. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2003. [ed., with Tobias Döring and Susanne Mühleisen], and Postcolonial Passages: Migration and Its Metaphors, ZAA – Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, special issue 3 (2001). [ed., with Mita Banerjee und Mark Stein].

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