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Sabine Sielke

Sabine Sielke is chair of North American Literature and Culture, director of the North American Studies Program and the German-Canadian-Centre, as well as spokesperson for the Zentrum für Kulturwissenschaft/Cultural Studies at the University of Bonn. She is also a member of the advisory board at Zheijang University’s Center of Modernist Studies and an associate member of the DFG graduate school “Life Sciences, Life Writing” at the University of Mainz.

Her main fields of interest include U.S. American literature and culture from the late 18th to the 21st centuries (with focus on poetry and poetics, modernism and postmodernism), literary and cultural theory, gender studies, African American studies, cultural studies and popular culture, and the dialogue between cultural studies and the natural sciences.