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Recipients of the Fulbright Prize


Dr. Marijana Mikić
Race, Space, and Emotion in Twenty-First-Century African American Literature



Dr. Christoph Straub
Cinematic Sovereignty: A Trans-Indigenous Study of Indigenous Women in Contemporary Indigenous Film



Mag. Markus Schwarz
good kid, m.A.A.d. City: Utopian and Dystopian Discourses in African American Hip-Hop



Stefanie Pointl, MA
“This Is My Home—This Wandering”: Exile and Transnational Mobility in ruth weiss’s Poetry.



Dr. Marie Dücker
Affect and Emotion in the Intermedial Interfaces of the Contemporary American Young Adult Suicide Novel.

Julia Pauß, MA
“Straight Outta Mordor.” Race as the Monstrous Other in Contemporary Fantasy Film.



Dr. Anna Windisch
Waltzing on Broadway: Cultural Transfers in Silent Film Music between Vienna and New York.

Eva Leick, MA
Intermedially Constructed Selfhood: Life Writing by African American Ballerinas.



Dr. Yvonne Kaisinger
An Ocean of Words: Literature and the Environment on Caribbean and Pacific Islands.

Amelie Schmid, MA
Is Girls Feminist? Analyzing the “Voice of a Generation” and Dunham’s Televisual Feminism.



Dr. Leopold Lippert
Performing America Abroad: The Politics of Transnationalism in the Age of Neoliberal Difference.



Mag. Svenja Grabner
Translating Lovers: An Examination of Where Eros and Translation Meet in Contemporary American Love Poetry.

Mag. Ingrid Haidegger
“Make Them Expectant”: The Movie Poster as a Marketing Tool and Genre Indicator



Mag. Tobias Auböck
Easier Imagined Than Described: Femininity and Fictionality in American Barbary Coast Captivity Narratives.

Mag. Lisa Hasenhütl
Female Empowerment in Persepolis and Mail Order Bride: A Transnational Feminist Study.



Dr. Simone Puff
What’s in a Shade?: The Significance of Skin Color in Ebony Magazine.

Mag. Michael Streif
The Hollywood Conque(e)ror: Marlene Dietrich and the Representation of Gender Roles and (Homo)Sexuality in Classical American Cinema.



Dr. Cornelia Klecker
Spoiler Alert! Mind-Tricking Narratives in Contemporary Hollywood Film.

Dr. Johannes Mahlknecht
Writing on the Edge – Paratexts in Narrative Cinema.



Mag. Carina Lesky
Flesh, Stone and Celluloid: An Exploration of Urban Skins.

Mag. Dr. Andreas Leisner
Individualism in U.S. Mythology: The Lawman as Promethean Figure in the Western.



Mag. Judith Kohlenberger
Isn’t it Byronic? Romanticism, Postmodernism and the Rule of the Cool.

Dr. Florian Sedlmeier
Rereading Literary Form: Transpositions, Paratexts, and Postethnic Literature around 2000.



MMag. Cornelia Klecker
Skip and Rewind. When Time Gets Out of Line in Mainstream Film.



Mag. Katharina Kurzmann
Outside the Imagined Community? The Discourse on Latin American Immigration in the United States.

Dr. Martin Senn
Arming to Threaten the Peace of the World. A Constructivist Approach Towards the Rogue State Concept.



Dr. Christian Quendler
Framing Fiction: Initial Framings in the American Novel from 1790 to 1900.

Mag. Astrid Maria Brunner
Grrl Power for Sale? Ambivalent Resistance in Feminist Subcultures.



Armin Erger
Revolution in Military Affairs: Mode of Warfare, Transformation & US Amerikanische Debatte.

Astrid Koblmüller
Swordswomen and Urban Warriors: The Female Hero in Maxine Hong Kingston’s The Woman Warrior: Memories of a Girlhood among Ghosts and Sara Paretsky’s Indemnity Only, Deadlock, and Killing Orders.



Helene Graupp
The Construction of History in Don DeLillo’s Libra.



Corinna Dirisamer
Die Entdeckung Amerikas im Internet. Zur Konstruktion und Inszenierung von Geschichte im World Wide Web.



Renaud Tschirner
The Relevance of Contemplation: The Evolution of Ezra Pound’s Aesthetics.