Dr. Christina Meyer
Up until recently Christina Meyer has worked as assistant professor in American Studies at the University of Osnabrück. Between 2005 and 2011, she held positions at the English Departments of the universities of Hannover, Oldenburg, and Göttingen. Christina Meyer holds a PhD in American literature and culture. Her dissertation―published in 2008―is titled War & Trauma Images in Vietnam War Representations. Presently she is assistant professor and research associate in the English Department at the Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany.
Her main fields of interest include comics scholarship/comics studies and popular culture, visual culture, U.S. American literature and culture from the late 19th to the 21st centuries, literary and cultural theories, war literatures, trauma theory.
Christina Meyer is an associated member of the Popular Seriality Research Unit and is working on a DFG-funded book project entitled “Series of Multimodal Forms of Narration: The Yellow Kid Newspaper Comics of the Nineteenth Century.”