Editorial Team

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Annalina Benner

Annalina Benner is a doctoral researcher at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture and a member of the International PhD Programme Literary and Cultural Studies. She is a member of Research Area 5 which is dedicated to Media and Multiliteracy Studies and a speaker of AG Writing. Her research project discusses the impact of digitization on the musicalization of anglophone fiction and the emergence of new forms of intermediality.

Editorial Team Membership: Since September 2022

Annalina.Benner@on-culture.org

Juan Camilo Brigard

Juan Camilo Brigard is PhD candidate at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture. In his doctoral project he explores different forms of representing (non)violence in the autobiographies of speakers from different political collectives.

Editorial Team Membership: Since January 2022

Juan.Brigard@on-culture.org

Pinar Gümüş Mantu

Pinar Gümüş Mantu works as postdoctoral research assistant at the Chair of Cultural Sociology at the Justus Liebig University of Giessen, and she is also an affiliated postdoc researcher at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture. Among her research interests are the fields of cultural analysis, sociology of youth & social movements, critical migration studies with a focus on gender, and qualitative social research.

Editorial Team Membership: Since September 2022

Pinar.Guemues@on-culture.org

Isabella Kalte

Isabella Kalte is publications coordinator and PhD candidate at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture. In her doctoral project, she explores how colonial legacies influence contemporary constructions and representations of female subjectivity through an examination of Caribbean feminist social media movements in comparison with the #MeToo movement.

Editorial Team Membership: Since May 2021

Isabella.Kalte@on-culture.org

ORCID iD: 0000-0002-2569-2133

Jens Kugele

Jens Kugele is Head of Research Coordination and member of the Executive Board of the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture. Anchored in the disciplines of Literary Studies and History of Religion, Jens’s postdoctoral research focuses on the construction of sacred spaces in literary and cultural history.

Editorial Team Membership: Since October 2014

Jens.Kugele@on-culture.org

Ansgar Nünning

Ansgar Nünning is the Academic Director of the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC) and Professor of English and American Literature and Cultural Studies in Giessen. He has published widely on English and American literature, cultures of memory, narratology, and literary and cultural theory.

Editorial Team Membership: Since 2013

Ansgar.Nuenning@anglistik.uni-giessen.de

Margarita Pavlova

Margarita Pavlova is a doctoral researcher in History and Cultural Studies at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture. She is a member of the Cultural Memory Studies Research Area and Europe’s East Working Group. Her research project focuses on the development of sociocultural self-organization and the forms of apolitical protests in late Soviet Russia.

Editorial Team Membership: Since February 2021

Margarita.Pavlova@on-culture.org

Robin Schmieder

Robin Schmieder is a doctoral researcher and videographer at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture and the International PhD Programme for Literary and Cultural Studies at Justus Liebig University Giessen. In his research project located at the interface of media studies, life writing, and narrative theory, he aims to develop a media-specific narratological model for the analysis of vlogs.

Editorial Team Membership: Since January 2022

Robin.Schmieder@on-culture.org

Eva Zimmermann

Eva Zimmermann is a PhD candidate and an educator in Applied Theatre Studies as well as a member of the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture. Her doctoral research delves into the theater profession of the dramaturge in an international context.

Editorial Team Membership: Since February 2021

Eva.Zimmermann@on-culture.org 

Our previous Editorial Team Members

(Membership Times are given in brackets.)

[Member contributed to the following issues.]

Max Bergmann (2018–04/2021) [Issues 5–11]

Nora Berning (06/2014–02/2017) [Issues 1–3]

Marie-Christine Boucher (07/2019–10/2021) [Issues 8–12]

Katja Čičigoj (2013–2014)

Jeff Coons (11/2017–10/2019) [Issues 4–8]

Melanie Grumt Suárez (05/2016–10/2017) [Issues 1, 2]

Taya Hanauer (12/2018–09/2020) [Issues 6–10]

Richard D. Herzog (11/2017–04/2019) [Issues 4–7]

Isabel Kalous (07/2016–03/2018) [Issues 1–5]

Nourhan Kassem (05/2015–12/2017) [Issues 1–4]

Oliver Klaassen (08/2019–12/2021) [Issues 8–12]

Elizabeth Kovach (2013–10/2018) [Issues 1–6]

Beatrice Michaelis (2013–2014)

Imke Polland (10/2015–04/2017) [Issues 1–3]

Nevena Stamenković (09/2016–03/2017) [Issues 1–3]

Cicek Tanli (07/2019–12/2021) [Issues 8–12]

Lucia Toman (03/2020–09/2022) [Issues 9–13]

Faith Oloruntoba (10/2018–07/2019) [Issues 6, 7]

Simon Ottersbach (05/2015–10/2019) [Issues 1–7]

Marcel Wrzesinski (2013–04/2018) [Issues 1–5]