Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr.
Alexandra Ganser-Blumenau

Portrait by Pamela Rußmann

Professor of American Studies at the Department of English and American Studies

Campus der Universität Wien, Hof 8.3
Spitalgasse 2-4
1090 Vienna

Email: alexandra.ganser@univie.ac.at 



Research Interests
  • Astrocultures, Astrofuturism, mobility futures: project "Colonizing Mars: Planetary Settlement in Contemporary American Culture"
  • US-American, Anglophone Caribbean, and Canadian maritime literatures & cultures:
    • Im/mobilization and necropolitics: project "Narratives of Flight in Contemporary North American Cross-Oceanic Refugee Literatures"
  • Transnational, transatlantic American studies & the Black Atlantic
  • Cultural studies/theory, American popular culture, historical popular culture studies, visual culture
  • Gender studies
  • Native American and First Nations studies 
  • Ecocriticism