Dr. Julius Greve

Academic CV

Education

01|2013 – 07|2016      Universität zu Köln (doctoral studies in English; esp. American Literature and Critical Theory, fully funded by the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes); Doctoral thesis: “Shreds of Matter: Cormac McCarthy and the Persistence of Speculation”; submitted February 2016 | defended July 2016) Grade: summa cum laude 0,0; Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Hanjo Berressem, Prof. Dr. Bernd Herzogenrath

10|2006 – 01|2012      Universität zu Köln (M.A. studies in English, History, Ethnomusicology; majored in English | American Studies); Grade: 1,0 with distinction; Thesis: “Metacommentary as an Artistic Practice in the Work of Mark Z. Danielewski”

09|2009 – 03|2010      Cardiff University (M.A. studies in Critical and Cultural Theory, Ethnomusicology)

Professional Activities

current position      Lecturer and research associate in American Studies (Prof. Dr. Martin Butler) | Institute for English and American Studies, CvO Universität Oldenburg

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06|2017      Co-Organization of a GAAS (DGfA)-workshop on Modernist Generation: The Making of Those Who Make It New | Leibniz Universität, Hannover

since 04|2017      Lecturer and research associate in American Studies (Prof. Dr. Martin Butler) | Institute for English and American Studies, CvO Universität Oldenburg

10|2016 – 03|2017       Lecturer in American Studies | Institute for English and American Studies, Universität Hamburg

since 09|2016      Function as peer reviewer for European Journal of American Studies

since 08|2016      Membership in the DFG-funded academic network Americana: Ästhetik, Authentizität und Performance in der US-amerikanischen populären Musik 

08|2016      Co-teaching a two-week workshop (with Christopher John Müller), “Natures of Technology, Technologies of Nature: Contemporary Perspectives on the Given and the Made” | Summer school of the German National Academic Foundation in Leysin, Switzerland

07|2016      Co-organization of an international conference (with James Dorson and Markus Wierschem), “Crossroads and Transgressions: Cormac McCarthy Between Worlds” | JFK Institute, FU Berlin (s. http://www.jfki.fu-berlin.de/en/v/McCarthy/cfp/index.html) 

04|2016 – 03|2017      Lecturer and research associate in American Studies (Prof. Dr. Hanjo Berressem) | English Department, Universität zu Köln 

10|2014      Co-organization of a symposium (with Rocco Gangle), “Superpositions. Non-Standard Perspectives on Critical Theory, Philosophy and Media Studies – A Symposium on Laruelle and the Humanities” | CTM, The New School, New York City, USA (s. http://ctm.parsons.edu/superpositions-a-symposium-on-laruelle/)

05|2014      Co-organization of an international conference, “America and the Musical Unconscious” | Junior Year Munich, LMU München (s. http://www.en.amerikanistik.uni-muenchen.de/research/conference_projects/dateien/aatmu-program-small.pdf)

05|2013      Function as peer reviewer for Deleuze Studies 

04|2012 – 07|2014      Research assistant for Prof. Dr. Hanjo Berressem, including a lectureship | English Department, Universität zu Köln

09|2010 – 02|2012      Student assistant for Prof. Dr. Hanjo Berressem, American Studies | Universität zu Köln  

Memberships

The Cormac McCarthy Society (s. http://www.cormacmccarthy.com)

DGfA (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Amerikastudien) | GAAS (German Association for American Studies) (s. http://dgfa.de)