Dr. Doris Bremm


Institutional mailing address

Institut für Anglistik, Amerikanistik und Keltologie
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
Rabinstraße 8
53111 Bonn

E-Mail: dbremm@uni-bonn.de

Research Interests
Film and Visual Culture, Contemporary Literature,
Literature and the Visual Arts, Literary Theory, Digital Humanities, 
Modernism/Modernity, Postmodernism

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Academic Profile

2007: Ph.D., English, University of Florida

Dissertation: "Representation Beyond Representation: Modes of Ekphrasis in Contemporary Narratives"

2002: M.A., American Literature, Bonn University

1999 - 2000 Studies at University of Southern Mississippi, direct exchange program with Bonn University

1996 – 2002: Studies at Bonn University: American Literature, British Literature, and Art History.

Since 2021: Adjunct lecturer NAS, Bonn University (Lehrbeauftragte)

Primary occupation: Assistant Director and Area Coordinator for Literature and Culture at the Familienbildungsstätte Bonn

2010 – 2013: Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta

2009 – 2010: Scholar in Residence, Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, University of Iowa, Iowa City

2008 – 2009: Visiting Assistant Professor, Grinnell College, Grinnell

2007 – 2008: Instructor, Auburn University, Auburn

2002 – 2007: Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Florida, Gainesville

Sustainability and the City: Urban Poetics and Politics. Ecocritical Theory and Practice series. Ed. Lauren Curtright and Doris Bremm. Lexington Books, 2017.

“London’s Liminal Museum Spaces in the Works of A.S. Byatt and Peter Ackroyd.” London in Contemporary British Fiction: The City Beyond the City. Ed. Nick Hubble. Bloomsbury, 2016.

Chapters: “Popular Modules: Gender.”  “Your Literature Course: Comparative Literature.” “Key Terms, Concepts and Debates: Archetypal Criticism.” In The English Literature Companion. Ed. Julian Wolfreys. Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

“Stream of Consciousness Narration in James Joyce's Ulysses: The Flâneur and the Labyrinth in ‘Lestrygonians.’” The Image of the City in Literature, Media, and Society: Selected Papers at the Conference of Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery. Eds. Wright, Will and Steven Kaplan. Pueblo, CO: Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery, 2003. 194-98.

“The Handmaid’s Tale: Adapting Margaret Atwood’s Novel to the Small Screen.” Invited Talk. Erzbischöfliches St.-Ursula-Gymnasium Brühl. September 2018.

“Digital Humanities: An Introduction and Workshop.” Workshop Reihe Fachdidaktik. IAAK. Bonn University. June 2018.

“Second Look: Leveraging the Museum Effect in Multimodal Composition Courses.”
SAMLA, Atlanta, USA. November 2017.

“Museum Experiences: Viewing Art in the Narrative Fiction.” The Poetics of Space in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Culture. University of Portsmouth, UK. May 2014.

Roundtable “Teaching Modernism and Digital Media.” Modernist Studies Association, Brighton, UK. August 2013.

THATCamp SE. Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA. March 2013. (Co-Organizer)

“Power Through Expression: Gender and Identity Dynamics within the Street-Art Movement.” Living Walls Conference. Invited Moderator. MODA, Atlanta, USA. August 2012.

“Visualizing London: Using Digital Mapping Tools in the English Composition Classroom.” One Day in the City Conference. University College London, London, UK. June 2012.

“Avant-Garde Film meets the Urban Pastoral: Frank O'Hara and Alfred Leslie's Ride Around Manhattan.” SAMLA, Atlanta, USA. November 2011.

“Feminist Ekphrasis in Contemporary Women’s Fiction.” University of Georgia, Athens, USA. April 2011. Invited Talk.

“Museum Experiences: Viewing Art in the Works of A.S. Byatt.” Modernist Studies Association, Victoria, Canada. November 2010.
Also Panel Organizer: “Writing about Art: Networks of Artistic Production.”

“London’s Liminal Museum Spaces in the Works of A.S. Byatt and Peter Ackroyd.” Displaying Word and Image, IAWIS Focus Conference. University of Ulster, Belfast, UK. June 2010.

“Ekphrasis in Julian Barnes’s The History of the World in 10 ½ Chapters: Turning Catastrophe into Art.” The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, Louisville, Kentucky, USA. February 2009.


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