Dr. Verena Laschinger

Title prefix: 
Dr.
First name: 
Verena
Family name: 
Laschinger
Country: 
Turkey
Institution: 
Fatih University Istanbul
Department: 
American Literature and Culture
Title: 
Assistant Professor
Languages: 

German, English, French

(Latin, Ancient Greek)

Teaching areas: 

"Melodrama"

"Contemporary American Drama"

"Rise and Emergence of American Drama"

'The American Autobiography''

''Management and the American History of Economic Thought''

"Studies in Hawthorne and James"

"What’s new? From Realism to Neorealism"

"Rise and Emergence of the American Novel"

''World Mythology''

''Introduction to American Literature''

"Background of American Literature"

"Literary Terms and Currents"

''Graduate Course: American Literatures and Cultures''

Research areas: 

Creative Economy

Literature of Work

Academic Autobiography

Literature of Exile

Melodrama

American Realism and Neorealism

 

For public lectures and consultancies on issues related to the creative economy contact:

Publications: 

Books

  • "Fictitious Politics – Factual Prose. Amerikanische Literatur, politische Praxis und der neorealistische Roman." Frankfurt/M u.a.: Peter Lang, 2000.
  • Laschinger, Fokken. "Quer denken und gewinnen. Neue Management Perspektiven für Führungskräfte." Redline Wirtschaft, Frankfurt, 2004.

Essays

  • "Arm und doch reich: Die kreative Klasse muss sich der Armutsfrage stellen." www.changeX.de Das unabhaengige Online-Magazin für den Wandel in Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft. http://changex.de/d_a03001.html  July 18, 2008.
  • "Worldliness in Orhan Pamuk’s Istanbul: Memories of a City." (together with Vivian Blaxell). Urbana. www.tamuk.edu/geo/urbana/spring2008 June 20, 2008.
  • „Alles, was Sinn macht: In der Creative Economy wird Spiritualität zum Wirtschaftsfaktor." www.changeX.de
    Das unabhaengige Online-Magazin für den Wandel in Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft
    . www.changeX.de/d_a02941.html May 9, 2008.
  • "Feasting on the Fruits of the Mulberry Tree: The metamorphoses of Henry James’s "Pyramus and Thisbe"." Passionate Politics: The Cultural Work of American Melodrama from the Early Republic to the Present. Eds. Ilka Saal and Ralph J. Poole. Cambridge Scholars Press, April 2008, 99-109.
  • "Das Ende der hüzün: Orhan Pamuks Istanbul: Memories of a City und der Traum von Europa." Grenzgänge. Beiträge zu einer modernen Romanistik 13/26 (2006): 107-17.
  • "Interview with Madeleine Albright, US-Secretary of State 1997 – 2001." Group Magazine, Vol. 12, No. 2004, Dec. 2004
  • "‘Ach, du meine Zeit!: Kreativität braucht viel Zeit.’"  www.changex.de Online-Magazin für den Wandel in Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft. http://changex.de/d_a01672.html November 9, 2004
  • "Paul Auster’s The Music of Chance. Eine Partitur der Homophobie.” Forum Homosexualität und Literatur , Vol. 32, No. 1998, Feb. 1998.
  • "'When I write I masturbate': Review of Ralph J. Poole. Performing Bodies. Überschreitungen der Geschlechtergrenzen im Theater der Avantgarde." Frauen in der Literaturwissenschaft, Vol. 50, No. 1997, Jan. 1996

Forthcoming

  • "The Poetics and Politics of Bayard Taylor’s Poems of the Orient." Currently under consideration by JAST.
  • "Flaneuring into the Creative Economy: Orhan Pamuk's Istanbul: Memories of a City." Currently under consideration by The Explicator.