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  • "When the bad bleeds" - Mantic Elements and their Function in English Renaissance Revenge Tragedy. Representations & Reflections 3. Goettingen: V & R Press/ Bonn University Press, 2010. (als Imke Pannen)


Co-edited volumes

  • A Hundred Years of The Secret Garden. Frances Hodgson Burnett's Children's Classic Revisited. Ed. Marion Gymnich/ Imke Lichterfeld. Representations & Reflections 3. Goettingen: V & R Press/ Bonn University Press, 2012.


Journal Articles

  • "'Assigned am I to be the English scourge' The ambivalent power of Joan of Arc and Margaret of Anjou". In: Uwe Baumann / Marc Laureys / Konrad Vössing (Hgg. ) Heroinnen und Heldinnen in Geschichte, Kunst und LIteratur. Göttingen: Brill, 2022, 375-391.

  • mit Reul, Philipp / Schönbauer, Daniel: "Lehramt Englisch: Synergien zwischen Fachdidaktik und Fachwissenschaft". In: Roland Ißler / Rainer Kaenders / Stephan Stomporowski (Hgg.), Fachkulturen in der Lehrerbildung weiterdenken, Göttingen: V&Runipress, 2022, 63-87.

  • "'Sing now, ye people'. Celebratory Songs of Victory in The Lord of the Rings", Die Phantastik und die Musik / Music and the Fantastic, eds. Maria Fleischhack, Patrick Schmitz, Christins Vogt-William. Inklings Jahrbuch für Literatur und Ästhetik, Vol. 38, Peter Lang: Berlin, 2021, 131-144.

  • "Visualising Injustice - Shakespeare and Racism in the EFL Classroom", in: Daniel Schönbauer (ed.), 'All the world's a stage' - Shakespeare in English Language Education. Topics - Tasks - Selected Texts. Baden Baden: Tectum, 2021, 12-37.

  • "Space and Symbolism: The King's Sphere in Shakespeare's Histories". In: Marc Laureys / Jill Kraye / David Lines (eds): Spheres of Conflict and Rivalries in Renaissance Europe. (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht / Bonn University Press, 2020), 161-175.

  • "The Poppy Appeal – Erinnern und Gedenken an den Großen Krieg". In: Uwe Baumann. (Hg.). The Great War. Literarische und visuelle Repräsentationen. (forthcoming 2021)

  • "'Thou livest and breathest, yet art thou slain in him': The Absence of Power in Richard II". Comparative Drama 50.2-3 (2016) (Over Our Dead Bodies, eds. Nicole Fayard, Erica Sheen), 195-207.

  • "Mr Darcy’s shirt – An icon of popular culture". In: Marion Gymnich. (Hg.) Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice 2.0. Representation & Reflections 11. Bonn: V & R Press / Bonn University Press, 2015. p. 189-206.

  • “Do not banish reason” – Dialog und Dialogisierung in Shakespeares Measure for Measure". In: Uwe Baumann, Arnold Becker, Marc Laureys. (Hgg.): Polemik im Dialog des Renaissance-Humanismus. Super alta perennis - Studien zur Wirkung der Klassischen Antike 19. Bonn: V & R Press / Bonn University Press, 2015. p. 291-315. (Conference: CCT Polemischer Dialog (Bonn, November 2011))

  • "'He howl’d fearfully; Said he was a wolf': Lycanthropy in English Renaissance Tragedy and Contemporary Popular Fiction". In: Andrzej Wicher, Piotr Spyra, Joanna Matyjaszczyk. (Hgg.): Basic Categories of Fantastic Literature Revisited. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014, 72-90.

  •  “'In that Jerusalem shall Harry die.' King Henry IV’s Faith and Doubt". Shakespeare Seminar Online. Deutsche Shakespeare Gesellschaft. Ausgabe 10 (2012). On:

  • “'I would not Taste of Such a Banquet': Ill-f(l)avoured Consumption in The Bloody Banquet"Shakespeare et les arts de la table. Edité par Pierre Kapitaniak, Christophe Hausermann et Dominique Goy-Blanquet, 2012, p. 93-104. (Societé Francaise Shakespeare, Conference (March, 2011): Shakespeare et les arts de la table), also on: (Consulté le 29 avril 2012).

  • "'There was every joy on earth in the secret garden' - Nature and Female Identity in The Secret Garden". In: A Hundred Years of The Secret Garden. Frances Hodgson Burnett's Children's Classic Revisited. Ed. Marion Gymnich/ Imke Lichterfeld. Representations & Reflections 9. Goettingen: V & R Press/ Bonn University Press, 2012, p. 27-38. (Conference "A Hundred Years of The Secret Garden" (Bonn, November 2010))

  • "'It was as if the water floated off and set sailing thoughts.' Images of Loss and the Sea in Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse and John Banville's The Sea." In: Writing Coast and Sea. Literatur in Wissenschaft und Unterricht. ed. Wolfgang Klooss. (LWU XLIV 2/3. 2011) K&N, p. 213-220.

  • "'Timor mortis conturbat me. Fear of death disturbs me' – Fear and Terror in Frank McGuinness’ Speaking like Magpies." In:  Who's afraid of...? Facets of Fear in Anglophone Literature and Media. Marion Gymnich. Representations & Reflections 8. Goettingen: V & R Press/ Bonn University Press, 2012 (Conference Volume: Bonn 24-25 September 2010,  2012 (Bonn University Press), p. 259-274.

  • "What will I do?' Depression and the trick to keep breathing", International Health & Humanities Conference (Nottingham, August 2010), The Mental Health Review, Vol. 16.3 (2011), 113 - 117. See:
  • "'Which of you shall we say doth love us most'- King Lear and the necessity of salt." Akademisk Kwarter. Aalborg. 02/2011. Online:

  • "'O how this discord doth afflict my soul!' Natur- und Wetterschilderungen als mantische Bedeutungssubstrate im Drama der Shakespearezeit: The Battle of Alcazar und The Atheist's Tragedy" in Wolfgang Hogrebe (Hg.): Mantik. Profile prognostischen Wissens in Wissenschaft und Kultur. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2005. S. 249-261. (als Imke Pannen)


Shorter Articles

  • "Teaching Shakespeare during Covid - Experimenting with Portfolios", in: Teaching Shakespeare 21: Teaching Shakespeare in Lockdown, ed. Ronan Hatfull, British Shakespeare Association (2021), 17-18. URL:

  • "violent delights have violent ends. romeo & juliet 2030", in: Programme BUSC, Romeo & Juliet & Troilus & Cressida. Bonn, 2019, 23-25.

  • "The Bastard in King John", in: Programmheft BUSC, The Life and Death of King John. Bonn, 2018.

  • „For God's sake, let us sit upon the ground/ And tell sad stories of the death of kings“, Bonner Theaterheft. 4/2014.

  • mit Julia Pflüger. "Shakespeare und das 21. Jahrhundert - ein Oxymoron?" Rampenlicht. Zeitschrift für Amateurtheater in Niedersachsen. 1/2013. S. 38.

  • "I would to heaven I had your potency" - Macht und Korruption in Shakespeares Measure for Measure. in: Theatre Programme. Bonn University Shakespeare Company, Measure for Measure. Bonn, 2013. p. 32-37.

  • "The Memory of Loss - Female Constructions of the Past in Richard III", in: Theatre Programme. Bonn University Shakespeare Company, Richard III. Bonn, 2010, p. 29-31.

  • "Die Schauspielkunst der Bestien", in: Programmheft BUSC, Les Liaisons Dangereuses. Bonn, 2007.

  • "'Be free, and fare thou well' Zu Shakespeares Sturm", in: Programmheft Theater Bonn: Der Sturm. Bonn, 2006. S. 44-45.

  • "'So foul and fair a day I have not seen.' Chaosmos in Macbeth", in: Programmheft BUSC, Macbeth. Bonn, 2006.

  • "A Labyrinth into Hell", in: Programmheft BUSC, The Changeling. Bonn, 2003.



  • Helen Maurer/ B.M Cron. The Letters of Margaret of Anjou. Suffolk: Boydell & Brewer, 2019. In: H Soz Kult.

  • Vernon Guy Dickson. Emulation on the Shakespearean Stage. London: Ashgate, 2013. In: Jahrbuch Deutsche Shakespeare Gesellschaft 152 (2016), 265-266.

  • David Margolies. Shakespeare's Irrational Endings: The Problem Plays. Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. In: Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 250/165.2 (2013) Erich Schmidt Verlag. 430-432.

  • Emer O'Sullivan. Historical Dictionary of Children's Literature. The Scarecrow Press, 2010, on: (December 2011). 

Papers/ Lectures/Talks:

  • "Mapping the Nation - an Introduction". Student Conference, Bonn, June 2022.
  • "The Glass ceiling & Marginalisation. Questioning Performance." Demokratisierung & Machstrukturen Lecture Series. May 2022.
  • "The effect and efficiency of cutting and conflating in 2021: Macbeth and the supernatural". York St John. March 2022. / AMU Poznan April 2022.
  • "'My Own Private Idaho' at 30. Introduction & Discussion." Kinosophie - Philosophische Filmbetrachtungen at Kino in der Brotfabrik. February 2022.
  • "Mansplaining clothes. Toxic Protection in Shakespeare's Comedies: 'what shall I do with my doublet and hose?'". The Realm of Possbility. A Gender and Queer Studies Symposium. Masculinity. ibugi Alanus Hochschule, 12-14 November 2021.
  • "Paradise Post-Colonialised? A Perpetual Idealist Gaze at the Australian Seaside". Australian Seascapes - Gesellschaft für Australienstudien Biennial Conference Trier, 27 September - 2 October 2021.
  • “Conceal me what I am” – Protective Masculinity in Shakespeare’s Comedies, Fashion and Function: Exploring the Protective Use of Dress in Times of Crisis/ Dressing the Early Modern Network Conference", King's College, London, September 2021.
  • "Interrogating A Midsummernight's Dream", Independent Bonn International School, June 2021.
  • “My shape as true”: Natural Illegitimacy / Unnatural Legitimacy and Gender-conscious Casting", European Shakespeare Research Association, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Athens, June 2021.
  • “Teaching Shakespeare & Race”, Adam Miskiewicz University, Poznan, Poland, May 2021.
  • “Gender-conscious casting on the contemporary stage”, Adam Miskiewicz University, Poznan, Poland, May 2021.
  • Participant at: Table Ronde, «Les études shakespeariennes sont-elles une discipline?» / Roundtable, «Are Shakespeare Studies a Discipline ?», Conference of the Societé Francaise Shakespeare "Shakespeare et le dialogue des disciplines" 2021; Présidence : Sophie Lemercier-Goddard (Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon), Sophie Chiari (Université Clermont Auvergne), Claire Gheeraeert-Graffeuille (Université de Rouen), Imke Lichterfeld (Universität Bonn), Nathalie Vienne-Guerrin (Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3), William West (Northwestern University), 12 March 2021.
  • "Illegitimate Possibilities - the effects of gender-conscious casting". Online conference: The Realm of Possbility. A Gender and Queer Studies Symposium. ibugi Alanus Hochschule, 19-21 November 2020.
  • "Photographs, collective memory, and identity crises", CRiSiS, European Network for Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies, Leuven, September 2020 (cancelled due to Covid)
  • "Random Pictures, rediscovery, and collective memory", BCLA Randomness, Belfast, September 2020 (cancelled due to Covid)
  • "British Sign Language on Stage - a 'foreign' dialect?", Shakespeare in Action, British Shakespeare Association, University of Surrey, July 2020 (postponed due to Covid)
  • "Diversity on stage? - Shakespearean productions and racism, sexism, and ableism", University College Cork, March 2020.
  • "Virginia Woolf on the ROH stage: “She wanted to write as if she were writing music and choreographing dance”, Performativity and Creativity in Modern Cultures, Prague, November 2019.
  • "'His eyes... had a kind of dancing madness in them.' Alan Breck Stewart - Rake, swashbuckler, and charming popular underdogs", BGECS, Das 18. Jahrhundert in Film und Populärkultur, Bonn, October 2019.
  • "Webster and Middleton: The Duchess of Malfi and the nature of revenge tragedies", Aix-en-Provence, Agrégation, September 2019 
  • "The context of E.M. Forster's Howards End. Understanding Early Modernism", Aix-en-Provence, Agrégation, September 2019.
  • "Ecociticism, Linguistics, and Spaces in Shakespeare: The Court and the Forest is As you like it." Cours Magistral, Aix-en-Provence, Sept 2019.
  • "'Fine word - legitimate' - Shakespeare's Bastards on Stage Today", British Shakespeare Association, Swansea, July 2019.
  • "Mapping King Lear. Seeing and Understanding Chaos", European Shakespeare Research Association, Roma Tre, Rome, July 2019.
  • "The Fascination with Experiments. Risks and Consequences of Scientific Reserach in Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde" Frankenstein Festival,  8 June 2019, Brotfabrik Traumpalast e.V.
  • "Negotiating Heritage. Writing Memory",  3 June 2019, King's College London.
  • "Shakespeare's Bastards". Gastvorlesung im Modul: Teaching, Lesson Planning and Shakespeare, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen (Prof. Dr. Uwe Küchler), 21 Januar 2019.
  • "Illegitimay, Power, and Charisma". Ringvorlesung Perspectives on Shakespeare, Universität zu Köln (Prof. Neumeier, Dr. Youssef), 15 November 2018.

  • "'I have had my vision' What happens after a moment of being?", Conference: Aftermath. The fall and the rise after the event, Krakau, Polen, 25-26 October 2018.

  • mit Katharina Engel: "Poppies and Poetry“ - Der Erste Weltkrieg in der Erinnerungskultur Großbritanniens“. Dies Academicus der Universität Bonn. 20. Mai 2015.
  • “Thou livest and breathest, Yet art thou slain in him” – The dead body as a reminder of power and guilt. (Over his Dead Body, March 2015, King's Manor (University of York/ University of Leicester).
  • "The West Wing" - American Television: The drama series (Focus on North American Popular Cultures, April 2014).
  • "But I won't deny that I am a werewolf." - A fantastic stereotype in Contemporary Children's Literature? (Harry Potter Workshop, University of Bonn, February 2014).
  • "'But oh, accursed palace!' - Subversive Society and Sexuality in The Revenger's Tragedy", Diversity and Homogeneity. The Politics of Nation, Class, and Gender in Drama, Theatre, Film and Media (Lodz, October 2013).
  • "'Charlie will come again' - Bonnie Prince Charlie and Eighteenth Century Stuart Nostalgia", BGECS, Zeit und Zeiterleben, Bonn, October 2013.
  • "'There's gunpowder i'th'court' - Violence and Sin in The Revenger's Tragedy'", Inverness College, University of the Highlands and Islands, March 2013.
  • "Space in Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse" (Bonner Hochschultage, March 2012).

  • "A rose is a rose? Doubling in Michael Boyd’s production of Shakespeare’s Histories", British Shakespeare Association, Lancaster (February 2012)
  • "Anonymus, William Shakespeare, das Elisabethanische Theater und die Verfasserschaftsfrage", joint lecture with Prof. Dr. Uwe Baumann (Dies Academicus, Bonn, December 2011).
  • "A Kingdom for a stage” – A Literary Approach to the Shakespearean Stage (Bonner Hochschultage, January 2011).
  • "'Truth and Vertue shall at last succeed' - Die Rezeption von Nahum Tates King Lear" (BGECS: Bonn Group for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 1st annual Conference, Bonn, October 2010)
  • "Remember, remember, the fifth of November’ - History Plays". (21st-Century European Literature: Mapping New Trends, St. Andrews, September 2010).
  • "Finch's Spleen", Conference "Discovering the Human" (Berlin, September 2009)
  • "'Come image of brave death' - Senecas Einfluss in ausgewählten Rachetragödien der englischen Renaissance" (CCT: Centre for Classical Tradition, University of Bonn, June 2008)