Research

Current Research Project:

  • Monstrous Poetics in Contemporary German Language Texts (AHRC-Funded), King’s College London/Humboldt-Universität Berlin

Research-related publications:

  • Märten, Annegret. “Ecological Angst and Scary Flesh”, Making Monsters A Speculative and Classical Anthology, eds. Emma Bridges and Djibril al-Ayad Stories, Futurefire.net Publishing (2018). Buy now here.
  • Märten, Annegret. Contribution to The Researcher’s Notebook, Still Point Journal, Volume 2 (2017).
  • Märten, Annegret. “Under the Skin (Film Review)”, Monsters and the Monstrous,
    Interdisciplinary Press, Summer 2014, Volume 4, No. 1, p.127.
  • Märten, Annegret. “The Casting Handbook (Book Review)”, The Journal of Media Practice, Taylor and Francis, 2015, Volume 15, No. 3.

Teaching:

  • 2018 (upcoming) Analysing the Cultural and Creative Industries, Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries, King’s College London (as GTA)
  • 2018 (upcoming) Texts and Contexts, Department of German, King’s College London (as GTA)
  • 2017 Moving the Periphery – Interdisciplinary Approaches to a Changing Europe, bologna.lab, Institute for Cultural Studies, Humboldt-University Berlin (self-designed, bi-national module on populism for Erasmus students)
  • 2016 Qualification: Preparing to Teach in Higher Education Course King’s College London
  • 2009/2010 Tutor for the module on Culture, Institute for Culture and Media, Universität Düsseldorf
  • 2009 Online journalism with Podcasts, KUBUS Programme for professional orientation, Universität Düsseldorf (self-designed practical module)
  • 2006/2007 Introductory Tutorial for undergraduates (writing and researching in the humanities), Institute for Culture and Media, Universität Düsseldorf
  • 2005 Tutor German as Foreign Language, Institute for International Communication, Düsseldorf

Conference Papers

  • “Von der Sprachmutter zur Salzwassermutter: Monstrous poetics in Yoko Tawada” at Work in Progress conference, King’s College London; 6/2018
  • “Das Meer ist ein Monster und der Mensch ist ein Monsterbaby”: Posthumanist poetics in Yoko Tawada’s eco-critical texts since Fukushima, American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference, Los Angeles; 4/2018
  • Presentation with Sam Williams on the Messingkauf text at Baustelle Brecht/Working with Brecht, International Brecht Society at Brecht Haus Berlin; 6/2017
  • “Unspeakable horrors: Jelinek’s speechless monsters in language philosophic perspective” at Promises of Monsters, University of Stavanger, Norway; 04/2015
  • “Brands, stars and star rating: An Anglo-German comparison of reviewing between commercial interest and critical response” at Adapting, Performing & Reviewing Shakespearean Comedy, School of Advanced Study, University of London; 06/2014
  • “Stummes Grauen – Sprachlose Monster als ästhetische Ausdrucksstrategie des Liminalen und Unsagbaren” at 55th National Postgraduate Colloquium in German Studies, Institute of Modern Languages Research, University of London; 03/2014
  • Reinventing the Modern Man and Masculine Wish Fulfilment in Chuck; KritFM: Serienbuch, Kritische Theater-, Film- und Medienwissenschaft, University of Vienna; 03/2012

Professional Association Memberships:

  • WiGs
  • ACLA
  • UCU