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PD Dr. Alexander Dunst

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PD Dr. Alexander Dunst

Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik > Amerikanistik: Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft - Bereich Prof. Ribbat

Akademischer Rat a. Z.

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Von 1. Oktober 2022 bis 31. März 2023 bin ich an der Universität Paderborn beurlaubt und werde keine Lehrveranstaltungen oder Sprechstunden anbieten.

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33098 Paderborn
Aktuelle Vorträge
  • October 27-29, 2022: "Autofiktion und Trauma: W. G. Sebalds US-amerikanische Rezeption und das Pathos", Conference "Traditionen des Pathos? W. G. Sebald und die Literatur der Gegenwart"
  • June 16, 2022: "Digital Humanities als Literatur- und Kulturtheorie: Ein Überblick", Lecture Series "Literary and Cultural Theories", Department of German and Comparative Literature, Paderborn University
  • June 10, 2022: "Dissent in the Sound Archive: Conflict and Community in the Global Sixties", Annual Meeting of the German Association of American Studies (GAAS), University of Tübingen
  • May 5, 2022: "Computational Criticism: On Midlevel Method in the Humanities", American Studies Research Colloquium, University of Mannheim
  • April 1, 2022: with Dennis Mischke, "Research Data in American Studies", Digital Townhall Meeting of the German Association of American Studies (DGfA)
Drittmittel

2017: Exhibition “Floating Utopias”, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (NGBK) Berlin & ArtsScience Museum Singapore (Funding Institution: Lotto Stiftung Berlin) 50.000 Euros 

2015: eHumanities Early-Career Research Group, German Ministry of Education & Research (BMBF), with Jochen Laubrock (Potsdam) 5 Full-Time Positions, Success Rate: 7,6 % 1.814.000 Euros                          

2014: Preliminary Phase of eHumanities Early-Career Research Group (BMBF) 94.600 Euros

2009: Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), Postgraduate Conference Funding 2500 British Pounds

Kurzbiographie

Alexander Dunst holds an MPhil in English and American Studies from Vienna University and a PhD in Critical Theory from the University of Nottingham and was a prize-winning poet and political journalist for Profil, Austria's major news magazine, before entering academia. From 2011 to 2013, he taught at the University of Potsdam and has also been a visiting professor at the University of Pennsylvania and the English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU) in Hyderabad, India.  His research and teaching focus on twentieth-century cultural history, the digital humanities, and contemporary US fiction. He has published in journals such as Modern Fiction Studies, New Formations, and Parallax, and is the author of Madness in Cold War America (Routledge, 2016 & 2018) and "The Rise of the Graphic Novel: Computational Criticism and the Evolution of Literary Value," forthcoming with Cambridge University Press in 2022. In addition, he has co-edited two volumes of essays, The World According to Philip K. Dick (Palgrave, 2015) and Empirical Comics Research (Routledge, 2018 & 2020), as well as a special issue on "Digital Scholarship in American Studies" for the journal Amerikastudien.

Laufende Forschungsprojekte & Kooperationen
  • The “Congress on the Dialectics of Liberation” and the Global Sixties: Book Project and Public-Facing Digital Archive

  • The Endo/Exo Project: Computing Class in the British & US Novel, 1880-1940: Digital Archive & Teaching, in collaboration with  Prof. Lennard Davis (University of Illinois at Chicago). See beta version at endoexo.digital.uic.edu

  • Digitale Comic-Geschichtsschreibung: Erschließung und Analyse des Frankfurter Comicarchivs (1945-1970): DFG-Funding Application in Progress, in collaboration with Dr. Rita Hartel (Computer Science/Paderborn) & Dr. Felix Giesa (Frankfurt)

  • Critical Habitations: On the Here and Now of Cultural Studies: Academic Blog Platform and Workshop Series, in collaboration with Prof. Elahe Haschemi-Yekani (Berlin), Prof. Anja Schwarz (Potsdam), and Prof. Gudrun Rath (Linz). See https://crithab.hypotheses.org

Universitäre Lehre (seit 2013)

Literature and its Institutions in the Digital Age (MA Seminar)

Queering the Western (BA Seminar)

Working-Class Literature in the United States (MA Seminar)

Animation Film & Television (BA Seminar)

A History of Hollywood Cinema (VO)

African-American Poetry (MA Seminar)

Digital Humanities: Eine Einführung (VO)

Forschungskolloquium Digital Humanities (MA)

Projektmanagement in den Digital Humanities (MA Seminar)

Comics als Daten (Übung)

Computing Class in the English and American Novel (MA Seminar)

The Digital Archive (BA Seminar)

How We Read Now: From Close to Computational Reading (MA Seminar)

Documentary Cinema (BA Seminar)

New York Fiction around 1900 (MA Seminar)

Digital Literary Studies (BA Seminar)

The Graphic Novel (BA Seminar)

Black Radicalism (MA Seminar)

Digitale Kultur- und Gesellschaftswissenschaft (RVL)

Digital Melville (BA Seminar)

The Psychopolitics of Cold War Literature (BA Seminar)

Digital Approaches to Comics (BA Seminar)

Empire of Romance: The Fictions of Nathaniel Hawthorne  (MA Seminar)

Hollywood Cinema: An Introduction (BA Seminar)

Research Methods: Film & Television (BA Seminar)

PD Dr. Alexander Dunst
10/2022 - 03/2023

Vertretungsprofessur für Amerikanistik

Lehrstuhl für Amerikanistik (Prof. Heike Paul), Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

10/2013 - heute

Assistant Professor

 (Akademischer Rat auf Zeit), English Department, Paderborn University

06/2021

Habilitation (highest European university qualification)

Double Venia legendi certificate in American Studies & Digital Humanities

04/2020 - 03/2021

Acting Professor of Digital Humanities

(W3-Vertretungsprofessur), MA-Program in Digital Humanities, Paderborn University

04/2015 - 01/2020

Co-Director of the Early-Career Research Group "Hybrid Narrativity

Funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

01/2018 - 04/2018

Visiting Research Professor

English Department  & Price Lab for Digital Humanities, University of Pennsylvania

10/2011 - 03/2013

Lecturer

Department of English, Potsdam University

02/2013

DAAD-Visiting Lecturer

Department of Cultural Studies, English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Hyderabad

10/2006 - 10/2010

PhD

Department of Culture, Film and Media & Centre for Critical Theory, University of Nottingham

10/2003 - 04/2006

Staff Writer

News Magazine, "Profil", Vienna

10/2002 - 07/2005

MA (Mag. phil)

English & American Studies, English Department, Vienna University

10/1999 - 07/2002

BA (1. Studienabschnitt)

English & German Studies, University of Graz

List of Publications (last updated 12/2021)

Monographs                                                                                                                                     

Alexander Dunst, The Rise of the Graphic Novel: Computational Criticism and the Evolution of Literary Value (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2022) [under contract].

Alexander Dunst, Madness in Cold War America (New York: Routledge, 2016 & 2019), 184 pp. (Routledge Studies in Cultural History 46).

Edited Volumes                                                                                                                           

Alexander Dunst & Dennis Mischke, Digital Scholarship in American Studies, Special Issue of Amerikastudien 63-2 (2018), 121 pp.

Alexander Dunst, Jochen Laubrock & Janina Wildfeuer, Empirical Comics Research: Digital, Cognitive, and Multimodal Methods (New York: Routledge, 2018 & 2020), xvi + 349 pp.

Alexander Dunst & Stefan Schlensag, The World According to Philip K. Dick (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), ix + 234 pp.

Alexander Dunst & Caroline Edwards, Collective Subjects and Political Transformation, Special Issue of Subjectivity 4-1 (2011). 102 pp.

Articles with Peer Review                                                                                                             

Alexander Dunst, “How We Read Comics Now: Literary Studies, Computational Criticism, and the Rise of the Graphic Novel” Modern Fiction Studies 67-4 (2021), 758-784.

Alexander Dunst, “Computing Literary Surplus Value: Alan Moore and the Density of the Comic Book as Graphic Novel“, in: Gabrielle Rippl & Ursula Lenker (eds.) Book Histories in the Digital Age, Special Issue of Anglia 139-1 (2021),195-223.

Rita Hartel & Alexander Dunst, “An OCR Pipeline and Semantic Text Analysis for Comics” in: Alberto del Bimbo et al. (Ed.), ICPR 2020 Workshops and Challenges. Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 213-222. (Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science 12590)

Jochen Laubrock & Alexander Dunst, “Computational Approaches to Comics“, in: Neil Cohn and Joseph P. Magiliano (eds.), Visual Narrative Research: An Emerging Topic in Cognitive Science,  Special Issue of Topics in Cognitive Science 12-1 (2020): 274-310.

Rita Hartel & Alexander Dunst, “How Good is Good Enough? Establishing Quality Thresholds for the Automatic Text Analysis of Retro-Digitized Comics“ in: I. Kompatsiaris et al. (Ed.), Multimedia Modeling. MMM 2019. Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 662-671. (Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science 11296)

Alexander Dunst, “Ordinary Madness: Don DeLillo’s Subject from Underworld to Point Omega” Amerikastudien 62-1 (2017): 35-50.

Alexander Dunst, Rita Hartel & Jochen Laubrock, “The Graphic Narrative Corpus (GNC): Design, Annotation, and Analysis for the Digital Humanities” in: Proceedings of the 14th IAPR International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (2017): 15-20.

Alexander Dunst, “Digital American Studies: An Introduction and Rationale" Amerikastudien 61-3 (2016): 381-95.

Alexander Dunst, Elahe Haschemi Yekani & Anja Schwarz, “The Here And Now of Cultural Studies" Journal for the Study of British Cultures 21-2 (2014): 195-222.

Alexander Dunst, “After Trauma: Time and Affect in American Culture Beyond 9/11” Parallax 18-2 (2012): 56-71.

Alexander Dunst, “Ordinary Paranoia: Rethinking (American) Conspiracy Studies/Navadna paranoja: ponoven premislek o studiju (ameriske) zarote” Paranoia: Spellbound Spaces of Culture and Politics, Special Issue of Dialogi: Revija za Kulturo in Družbo 11 (2011): 120-35.

Alexander Dunst, “Late Jameson, or, After the Eternity of the Present” New Formations 65 (2008): 105-18.

Chapters in Edited Volumes                                                                                                       

Alexander Dunst & Rita Hartel, “Computerbasierte Comicforschung”, in: Christian Bachmann et al. (Eds.), Handbuch Comicforschung (Berlin: De Gruyter 2022) [forthcoming].

Alexander Dunst, “Surplus Feelings: Neoliberal Noir and the Affective Economy of Debt“, in: Christopher Breu & Elizabeth Hatmaker (Eds.), Noir Affect (New York: Fordham University Press, 2020), 222-240.

Alexander Dunst & Dennis Mischke, “Introduction: The Challenge and Promise of Digital American Studies“ Amerikastudien 63-2 (2018): 131-140.

Alexander Dunst, Jochen Laubrock & Janina Wildfeuer, “Comics and Empirical Research: An Introduction”, in: Dunst, Laubrock & Wildfeuer (Eds.), Empirical Comics Research: Digital, Cognitive, and Multimodal Methods (New York: Routledge, 2018), 1-23.

Alexander Dunst & Rita Hartel, “The Quantitative Study of Comics: Towards a Visual Stylometry of Graphic Narrative”, in: Empirical Comics Research: Digital, Cognitive, and Multimodal Methods (New York: Routledge, 2018), 43-61.

 Alexander Dunst, “’All the Fits That’s News to Print’’: Deinstitutionalisation and Anti-Psychiatric Movement Magazines in the United States, 1970-1986”, in: Despo Kritsotaki, Vicky Long & Matthew Smith (Eds.), Deinstitutionalisation and After: Post-War Psychiatry in Global Perspective (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016), 57-74.

Alexander Dunst, “Sacco with Badiou: On the Political Ontology of Comics”, in: Daniel Worden (Eds.), The Comics of Joe Sacco: Journalism in a Visual World (Jackson, MS: University of Mississippi Press, 2015), 168-83.

Alexander Dunst, “Introduction: Third Reality: On the Persistence of Philip K. Dick", in: Alexander Dunst & Stefan Schlensag (Eds.), The World According to Philip K. Dick (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2015), 1-10.

 Alexander Dunst, “Unheimliche Heimat: Homeland und die Ästhetik des Imperiums“, in: Martin Doll & Oliver Kohns (Eds.), Die Zwei Körper der Nation: Ästhetische Figurationen des Politischen (Munich: Fink, 2015), 17-38.

Alexander Dunst, “The Politics of Conspiracy Theories: American Histories and Global Narratives”, in: Michael Butter & Maurus Reinkowski (Eds.), Conspiracy Theories in the US and the Middle East: A Comparative Approach (Berlin: De Gruyter, 2013), 293-311.

Alexander Dunst, “The Body of the Image, or towards a Collective Art Practice”, in: Artur van Balen & Jakub Simcik (Eds.), Eclectic Electric Collective: El Martillo Project (New York: Minor Compositions, 2012), n. p.

Alexander Dunst & Caroline Edwards, “Collective Subjects, Emancipatory Cultures, and Political Transformation”, Introduction to Collective Subjects and Political Transformation, Special Issue of Subjectivity 4-1 (2011), 1-8.

Alexander Dunst, “Thinking the Subject beyond its Death: Madness and Contemporary Culture”, in: Jan D. Kucharzewski, Stefanie Schäfer & Lutz Schowalter (Eds.), Hello, I Say, It’s Me: Contemporary Reconstructions of Self and Subjectivity (Trier: WVT, 2009), 76-92.

Book Reviews                                                                                                                                    

Alexander Dunst, „Psychiatry’s Neoliberal Philosopher“ History of the Human Sciences 34 (2021), www.histhum.com/psychiatrys-neoliberal-philosopher-review-thomas-szasz

Alexander Dunst,  “Oisín Wall, The British Anti-Psychiatrists” History of Psychiatry 30-1 (2019): 262-263.

Alexander Dunst,  “Vera Nünning, Reading Fictions, Changing Minds" Anglia 134 (2016): 215-217.

Alexander Dunst  “Timothy Melley: The Covert Sphere: Security, Fiction and the National Security State” Journal of American Studies 48-2 (2014): 685-686.

Alexander Dunst, “Martin Halliwell: Therapeutic Revolutions” History of Psychiatry 25-1 (2014): 7-8.

Alexander Dunst,  “Michael E. Staub: Madness is Civilization: When the Diagnosis Was Social, 1948-1980” Amerikastudien 58-3 (2013): 517-518.

Alexander Dunst, “Android Gods: Philip K. Dick after Postmodernism” Textual Practice 25-4 (2011): 823-830.

Alexander Dunst, “Fredric Jameson: Valences of the Dialectic" Textual Practice 24-2 (2010): 379-382.

Alexander Dunst, “Fredric Jameson: Modernist Papers” Textual Practice 22-1 (2008): 151-55. 

Published Conference Abstracts with Peer Review                                                       

Alexander Dunst & Rita Hartel, “Quantifying Complexity in Multimodal Media: Alan Moore and the ‘Density’ of the Graphic Novel” DH 2019: Book of Abstracts (Utrecht) [in print].

Alexander Dunst & Rita Hartel, “Multimodale Stilometrie: Herausforderungen und Potenzial kombinatorischer Bild- und Textanalysen“ DHd 2019: Book of Abstracts (Mainz/Frankfurt), 178-181.

Alexander Dunst & Rita Hartel, “Automated Genre and Author Distinction in Comics” DH 2018: Book of Abstracts (Mexico City), 184-188.

Alexander Dunst & Rita Hartel, “Auf dem Weg zur visuellen Stilometrie: Automatische Autor- und Genreunterscheidung in graphischen Narrativen” DHd 2018: Book of Abstracts (Cologne), 226-29.

Alexander Dunst & Rita Hartel, “Corpora and Complex Networks as Cultural Critique” Digital Humanities 2017: Conference Abstracts (Montréal), 228-30.

Alexander Dunst & Rita Hartel, Jochen Laubrock, Sven Hohenstein, “Corpus Analyses of Multimodal Narrative: The Example of Graphic Novels” DH 2016: Conference Abstracts (Cracow): 178-80. 

Alexander Dunst & Rita Hartel, “Die Corpusanalyse Multimodaler Erzählungen” DHd 2016: Book of Abstracts (Leipzig), 120-22.

Alexander Dunst, Rita Hartel, Jochen Laubrock & Sven Hohenstein, “Digitale Analyse Graphischer Literatur” DHd 2015: Book of Abstracts (Graz), 310-12.

Academic Blog Entries                                                                                                                      

“The Experimental Humanities: Raymond Williams, Digital Data, and the Unfinished Project of ‚Materialist Recovery’“ Critical Habitations, criticalhabitations.wordpress.com/2019/01/31/debate-5-the-experimental-humanities (2019).

“Dialectics of Liberation” The Hidden Persuaders (Birkbeck College, London), www.bbk.ac.uk/hiddenpersuaders/blog/dialectics-of-liberation (2017).

“The Cold War as Metaphor” Berlin Center for Cold War Studies (Humboldt Universität Berlin), berlinerkolleg.com/en/blog/cold-war-metaphor (2017).

“Quantifying Comics” TORCH – The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (Oxford University), torch.ox.ac.uk/quantifying-comics (2016).

“The Posthuman Present: An Introduction” Critical Habitations, criticalhabitations.wordpress.com/debate/debate-2-the-posthuman-present/the-posthuman-present (2016).

Interviews                                                                                                                                          

John Odum & Liane Allen, “Philip K. Dick’s Legacy, Impact and More” Open World Chat, openworldchat.com/episode/alexander-dunst-the-world-according-to-philip-k-dick-pkds-legacy-impact-and-more-182

Verena Adamik, “Digital Humanities, with Alexander Dunst & Dennis Mischke“ Podcast Talking American Studies, buzzsprout.com/226421/890299-digital-humanities-dunst-mischke

Journalism                                                                                                                                         

Alexander Dunst, “Graphic Novels und die Macht der komplexen Bilder“ Neue Gesellschaft / Frankfurter Hefte 4 (2019): 57-59.

Alexander Dunst, “Graphic Novels are Comics Books, but Gentrified“ Jacobin (31 December 2019), www.jacobinmag.com/2019/12/graphic-novels-comic-books-gentrification.

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