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Christoph Ribbat

  • Prof. Dr. Christoph Ribbat

Professor of American Literature and Culture
ribbat [at] mail.upb.de / J 4.213 / .49.5251.603047

Teaching
List of courses taught.   

Notice for all students writing term papers in my classes
Please consult this indispensable style sheet (pdf) (author: Christoph Henke, Augsburg University) and always add this form (pdf)

Research interests
Cultural history, 20th and 21st century literature, the history of photography, urban studies, journalism/nonfiction (Brief Bio).

American Studies at Paderborn
Publications, projects, events


Recent Publications


Monographs (more)


Basketball: Eine Kulturgeschichte. München: Fink, 2013 

Flickering Light: A History of Neon. London: Reaktion, 2013

Flackernde Moderne: Die Geschichte des Neonlichts. Stuttgart: Steiner, 2011.



Edited Volumes (more)


Nicole Maruo-Schröder and Christoph Ribbat (eds.), Literature and Consumption in Nineteenth-Century America. Heidelberg: Winter, 2014.

Anke Ortlepp und Christoph Ribbat (eds.), Mit den Dingen leben: Zur Geschichte der Alltagsgegenstände. Stuttgart: Steiner, 2010.



Articles (more)


"Tomorrow's Neon: A History."  Neonsigns.hk : An Interactive Online Exhibition Celebrating Hong Kong's Neon Signs. Hong Kong: M + Museum for Visual Culture, 2014. Online.

"'Where Do You Get Your Daguerreotypes?' Image, Text, Race, and a Nineteenth-Century Businessman." Literature and Consumption in Nineteenth-Century America. Ed. Nicole Maruo-Schröder and Christoph Ribbat. Heidelberg: Winter, 2014. 67-87.

Nicole Maruo-Schröder and Christoph Ribbat, "Introduction." Literature and Consumption in Nineteenth-Century America. Ed. Nicole Maruo-Schröder and Christoph Ribbat. Heidelberg: Winter, 2014. 9-28.

"The Colors of Masculinity: Gender and the Camera from Sixties Street Photographers to Paul Graham and Martin Parr." Post-Wold War II Masculinities in British and American Literature and Culture: Towards Comparative Masculinity Studies. Ed. Stefan Horlacher and Kevin Floyd. Farnham: Ashgate, 2013. 69-83.

"Subterranean Emotion: Christoph Ribbat in Conversation with Philip-Lorca diCorcia." Philip-Lorca diCorcia. Ed. Katharina Dohm, Max Hollein, Hendrik Driessen. Frankfurt: Kunsthalle Schirn, 2013. 24-27 [dt.: 44-48] [dt. Kurzversion online].

[Spanish:] "Emoción subterránea: Christoph Ribbat conversa con Philip-Lorca diCorcia." Philip-Lorca diCorcia: El lenguaje del narrador. Alcobendas: Centro de Arte Alcobendas, 2014. 11-16.

"Staring at (the Man Formerly Known as) Lew Alcindor: The Cultural Politics of a Basketball Life." American Lives. Ed. Alfred Hornung. Heidelberg: Winter, 2013. 401-413.

"Amerika auf dem Weg zum Korb: Die Kulturgeschichte des Basketballs." Forschungsforum Paderborn 16 (2013): 6-13.

"To Survey and to Sleep: On Trevor Paglen's Lacrosse/Onyx II Passing Through Draco." Status: 24 Contemporary Documents. Ed. Daniela Janser and Thomas Seelig. Winterthur (CH): Fotomuseum, 2012. 35.

"Der Realismus neuer Kriege: Amerikanische Reportageliteratur aus Afghanistan und Irak." Realismus nach den europäischen Avantgarden: Ästhetik, Poetologie und Kognition in Film und Literatur der Nachkriegszeit. Hg. Claudia Öhlschläger, Lucia Perrone Capano, Vittoria Borsò. Bielefeld: transcript, 2012. 325-341.

"'Out of It'? Old Age and Photographic Portraiture." Amerikastudien/American Studies 56:1 (2011): 67-84.

"Underbrush on the Outskirts of Albuquerque: The Reinvention of Landscape Photography." On Horizons: Set 8 from the Collection of the Fotomuseum Winterthur. Winterthur (CH): Fotomuseum, 2011. 36-39 (auch in deutscher Sprache).

"Die Ordnung am Krummfuß: Seidenstückers Witz." Friedrich Seidenstücker: Von Nilpferden und anderen Menschen. Fotografien 1925-1958. Hg. Ulrich Domröse (Ausstellungskatalog: Berlinische Galerie, Berlin). Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz, 2011. 82-87.

"Infektionsbiologen, Minimalisten, Judith Butler: Neue Blicke auf das Leid der Anderen." Visuelle Evidenz? Fotografie im Reflex von Literatur und Film. Hg. Sabina Becker und Barbara Korte. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2011. 268-280.

"Seething Static: Notes on Wallace and Journalism." Consider David Foster Wallace: Critical Essays. Ed. David Hering. Los Angeles: SSMG Press, 2010. 187-198.

"Being 'Stresslessly Invisible': The Rise and Fall of Videophony in David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest." Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society 30:4 (2010): 252-258.

"'On the life of my child, I waved': David Bowie as Snapshot." A Star Is Born: Photography and Rock since Elvis. Ausstellungskatalog Museum Folkwang, Essen. Göttingen: Steidl, 2010. 241-250 (auch in deutscher Sprache).

"Radical Decenterings: On Wanting the 'American' in American Studies." American Studies/Shifting Gears: A Publication of the DFG Research Network "The Futures of American Studies". Ed. Birte Christ et al. Heidelberg: Winter, 2010. 349-363.

(mit Anke Ortlepp) Einleitung. Mit den Dingen leben: Zur Geschichte der Alltagsgegenstände. Hg. Anke Ortlepp und Christoph Ribbat. Stuttgart: Steiner Verlag, 2010. 7-19 [Introduction to: Living with Things].



[Complete list]


Talks

Wie man den Tintenfisch massiert. Repräsentationen von Arbeit im Restaurant. Ringvorlesung "Kulturtechniken"  /  DFG-Graduiertenkolleg "Automatismen". Universität Paderborn. 6/2014

Neon People: Writers, Artists, Craftsmen. Keynote Presentation: Why Neon? Panel. Hong Kong: M+ Museum for Visual Culture. 5/2014.

Alexanderplatz. Künstlergespräch mit Göran Gnaudschun. Hans Otto-Theater Potsdam. 4/2014. 

Basketball: Kulturwissenschaftliche Perspektiven. Podiumsdiskussion (mit Patrick Elzie, Henning Harnisch, Sven Simon). BBL / Deutsches Sport- und Olympiamuseum Köln. 3/1014.

A History of Writers in Restaurants. University of Virginia. American Studies Program. 2/2014.

Basketball Intellectuals: Reading Globalization's Game. Oklahoma State University. American Studies Program. 2/2014.

Die Erwartung, das Messer, die Staudensellerie: Philip-Lorca diCorcias Blick auf den Alltag. Expertenführung. Kunsthalle Schirn, Frankfurt/M. 8/2013.

After the City Novel: The Two Great Migrations of Isabel Wilkerson's The Warmth of Other Suns. DGfA Conference: Rural America. Workshop: The City Goes Rural. University of Erlangen. 5/2013.

Thump. Thump. Thump. Swish. Basketball's Media History. University of Cologne. Cologne Media Lectures. 5/2013.

The Playground Era. Basketball, Urbanism, and American Literature. University of Missouri. Department of English. 3/2013.

High Germans. Drugs, Happiness, and Transatlantic Culture. Colloquium. University of Missouri. Department of German and Russian Studies. 3/2013.

No Country for Old Men. Ringvorlesung KinoTexte. Universität Bamberg. 12/2012.

"Hey, Kareem, I loved your book!": Basketball und Geistesgeschichte. Ringvorlesung "Kleine Form: Medium der Kulturanalyse". Universität Paderborn. 11/2012 [Basketball and Intellectual History].

Joel Sternfeld: An Introduction. C/O Berlin. 11/2012.

Eine Kiste von Dir: Alltag, Kulturwissenschaft und Joni Mitchell. Symposium: Musikalische Alltagsgeschichte; 15. Internationaler Kongress der Gesellschaft für Musikforschung. Universität Göttingen. 9/2012 [A Case of You: The Everyday, Culture Studies, and Joni Mitchell].

American Fathers: Documentary Work, Emotional Impact, Invisible Men. Conference: How History Enters Photography. Universität Frankfurt. 6/2012.

"Splendid Mammoth Pictorial Tour": James Presley Ball and African American Literary History. Conference: Buying America. Universität Paderborn. 6/2012.

Staring at (the Man Formely Known as) Lew Alcindor: The Visual Politics of a Basketball Life. DGfA Conference American Lives. Workshop: Exhibiting American Lives. Universität Mainz. 6/2012.

Diapers and the Desert: Garry Winogrand's "New Mexico, 1957". Workshop: "Nature's Nation Revisited". Universität Tübingen. 11/2011.

Where Does the Yogurt Container Go? Understanding German Culture. Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania. 10/2011.

Boxing Nostalgia: American Culture in the Gym.
Amerika-Institut, LMU München. 6/2011.

Edward Burtynsky’s Epiphany: The Photobook’s Ecological Footprint. Symposium: Documentary Photography and the Aesthetics of the Waste Land. Amerika-Haus München. 6/2011.

Wortkarge Männer: Realismus und Maskulinität seit Hemingway. Tagung: Realismus nach den europäischen Avantgarden. Universität Paderborn. 10/2010 [Terse Men: Realism and Masculinity since Hemingway].

The Poetry of Neon. Oklahoma State University, Department of English. Stillwater, Oklahoma. 9/2010.

You’re Soaking In It: Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home. Symposium: Writing the Self. FU Berlin, John F. Kennedy-Institut. 7/2010.

The Colors of Masculinity: Gender and Photography from Diane Arbus to Martin Parr. Keynote Lecture, International Conference: Masculinities in British and American Literature between World War II and Thatcher/Reagan.
TU Dresden. 6/2010.

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