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Lena Falk, M.A.

Research Assistant for Prof. Dr. Schmidt-Haberkamp


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PhD Project

Working Title: “Queering Dualisms Past and Future: Posthumanism, Genderqueerness and Queer Temporalities in Contemporary Speculative Fiction”

Advisor: Prof. Dr. Schmidt-Haberkamp


Research Interests

  • Queer and Gender Studies
  • Postcolonial Studies
  • Posthumanism
  • Popular Culture
  • Speculative Fiction
  • Embodiment




Conference Papers


October 2023: “Queer Temporality and Disrupted Dualisms in Rivers Solomon’s An Unkindness of Ghosts”, presented at Postcolonial Narrations: Queering Postcolonial Worlds, Bremen

October 2023: “Frankenstein’s Body Matters: The Afterlife of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein in Queer Discourse and Gender Transgressive Rewritings”, presented at BGECS: Mary Shelleys Frankenstein. Ein Text und seine Themen, Bonn

August 2023: “Disrupting Embodiment and Identity: Transhumanism and Genderqueerness in Jeanette Winterson’s Frankissstein: A Love Story”, presented at Disruptive Imaginations, Dresden

November 2020: “The Female Gaze in Céline Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady on Fire”, presented at The Realm of Possibility – A Queer and Gender Studies Symposium, online






Co-editor of Matters of Life and Death: The Politics and Poetics of Living and Dying in Postcolonial and Indigenous Narrations (forthcoming)


Co-organiser of the 2022 postgraduate forum Postcolonial Narrations under the title Postcolonial Matters of Life and Death, in Bonn