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Research on North American culture and literature at the Amerika-Institut combines approaches of literary studies, cultural studies and media studies.

Special research foci

  • literary theory and history of the US and Canada
  • cultural theory ans history of the Americas
  • visual culture studies, film studies
  • media theory and history
  • space, gender and urban studies
  • African-American studies, Transnational studies
  • environmental Studies