Dr. Nina Fischer

Projektkoordinatorin LOEWE-Forschungsschwerpunkt  „Religiöse Positionierung“


 

Campus Bockenheim
Juridicum, Raum 104a
Senckenberganlage 31
60325 Frankfurt am Main

 

Tel: +49-(0)69-798-33286
Email: N.Fischer[at]em.uni-frankfurt.de


Forschungsschwerpunkte

  • Literatur, Religion und Politik
  • Jüdische Literatur und Kultur in Israel und der Diaspora
  • Holocaustforschung
  • Erinnerungsforschung
  • Israel/Palästina
  • Interreligiöse Beziehungen

Aktuelles Forschungsprojekt

„Narrating Jerusalem: Cultural Explorations of a Contested City“ (zur Projektbeschreibung)


Kurzvita

Seit 2017  Projektkoordinatorin LOEWE-Schwerpunkt „Religiöse Positionierung“

2015-16  Teaching Fellow in Religious and Jewish Studies, School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh

2013/2015  Fellowships, Australian National University

2013-14  Fellowship, Program in Cultural Studies, Hebräische Universität Jerusalem

2009-12  Koordinatorin Forschungsgruppe „Geschichte & Gedächtnis“, Universität Konstanz

2009  Promotion in Literaturwissenschaft, Universität Konstanz (Betreuung: Prof. Dr. Aleida Assmann, Prof. Dr. Hana Wirth-Nesher)

2004-7  Forschungsaufenthalt an der Universität Tel Aviv

2004  Praktikum Gedenkstätte Buchenwald

2003  M.A. und 1.Staatsexamen: Anglistik, Germanistik, Universität Konstanz mit Studienaufenthalten an der University of Warwick und der Universität Tel Aviv


Publikationen

Monographien

Memory Work: The Second Generation. Houndsmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015 (Memory Studies Series), vii, 262 p.

Rezensionen:
Bladek, M. “Book Review: Memory Work: The Second Generation.” Life Writing (2017) 1-4.
Krondorfer, B. “Book Review: Memory Work: The Second Generation.” Historical Dialogues, Justice, and Memory Network (2017).

Herausgeberschaften

Entangled Pasts: Transnational Memories in Australia and Germany. Special Issue von Crossings: Journal of Migration and Culture 4, No. 1 (2013), co-edited mit Jacqueline Lo and Kate Mitchell.

Aufsätze in Zeitschriften

“Fiction as Counter Memory: Writing Armenia and Palestine in Aline Ohanesian’s Orhan’s Inheritance (2015) and Susan Abulhawa’s Mornings in Jenin (2010)” (with Kate Mitchell). College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies, forthcoming. 

“Entangled Suffering and Empathy: The Holocaust, the Nakba, and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in Susan Abulhawa’s Mornings in Jenin.” Memory Studies, pre-published 6 January 2020, pp. 1-18. DOI:10.1177/1750698019896850. 

“Literatur als kultureller Widerstand: Palästinabilder aus der Diaspora.“ WestEnd: Neue Zeitschrift für Sozialforschung 16, No. 1: Helfen zwischen Solidarität und Wohltätigkeit. (2019): 33-53.

 “Die Jerusalem-Frage – Ein unlösbarer Konflikt? Von der Macht widerstreitender Narrative” (with Christian Wiese). Forschung Frankfurt 1.2019 (2019): 17-20. 

“Facing the Arab ‘Other’?: Jerusalem in Jewish Women’s Comics.” Studies in Comics 6.2 (2015): 291-311. (Special Issue: Comics by Jewish Women).

“Landscapes of Scripture and Conflict: Cultural Memories and the Israeli West Bank Barrier.” Landscapes 15.2 (2014): 143-155. (Special Issue: Landscape and Conflict).

“Writing a Whole Life: Maria Lewitt’s Holocaust/Migration Narratives in ‘Multicultural’ Australia.” Life Writing 11.4 (2014): 391-410. (Special Issue: Displaced Women: Eastern European Post-War Narratives in Australia).

“Graphic Novels Explore an (Un-)Holy Land.” Quest: Issues in Contemporary Jewish History 6 (2013): 73-107. (Special Issue: Travels to the “Holy Land”: Perceptions, Representations, and Narratives).

“Searching for a Lost Place: European Returns in Jewish Australian Second Generation Memoirs.” Crossings: A Journal of Migration and Culture 4.1 (2013): 31-50.

“Introduction: Entangled Pasts.” Crossings: A Journal of Migration and Culture 4.1 (2013): 3-11. (mit Jacqueline Lo und Kate Mitchell).

“Re-inscribing Holocaust Memory: Ruth Klüger’s still alive as American Jewish Autobiography.” Holocaust Studies: A Journal of History and Culture 18.3 (2012): 37-75.

“‘And I did want to pass’: Reading Canadian Second Generation Holocaust Memoirs as Migration Texts.” Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik: A Quarterly for Language, Literature and Culture 59.2 (2011): 109-122 (Special Issue: Crossroads: Canadian Cultural Intersections).

“Investigating (in) multicultural Jerusalem: Jonathan Kellerman‘s The Butcher‘s Theatre.” Religion and the Arts 5.1-2 (2011): 111-129 (Special Issue: Jerusalem).

Aufsätze in Sammelbänden

“Minor-to-Minor Intersections: Jewish and Aboriginal Australians between Antisemitism and Racism.” In Sartre, Jews and the Other: Rethinking Antisemitism, Race, and Gender edited by Manuela Consonni and Vivian Liska. Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter, 2020. Pp. 131-148. (Vidal Sassoon Series in Antisemitism, Racism and Prejudice 1). 

“Religious Ritual, Injustice, and Resistance: Praying Politically in Israel/Palestine.” In Interreligious Relations and the Negotiation of Ritual Boundaries: Explorations in Interrituality edited by Marianne Moyaert. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. Pp. 61-82. (Series: Interreligious Studies in Theory and Practice). 

“Remembering/Imagining Palestine from Afar: The (Lost) Homeland in Contemporary Palestinian Diaspora Literature.” In Spiritual Homelands: The Cultural Experience of Exile, Place and Displacement among Jews and Others edited by Asher D. Biemann, Richard I. Cohen, and Sarah E. Wobick-Segev. Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter, 2019. Pp. 31-56. (Series: Perspectives on Jewish Texts and Contexts 12). 

“Seeing and Unseeing the Dome of the Rock: Conflict, Memory, and Belonging in Jerusalem.” In Spatialising Peace and Conflict: Mapping the Production of Place, Sites and Scales of Violence, herausgegeben von Annika Björkdahl und Susanne Buckley-Zistel. Houndsmills: Palgrave Macmillan, (2016): 242-264. (Series: Rethinking Peace and Conflict Studies)

“Das Schweigen und das Kind: Der Holocaust in der israelischen Gesellschaft in David Grossmans Momik.” In Schweigen herausgegeben von Jan und Aleida Assmann. München, Paderborn: Fink, (2013): 167-191.

Weitere Veröffentlichungen

Response to Jackie Feldman “Christian Holy Land Pilgrimage as an Interreligious Encounter.” In Interreligious Relations and the Negotiation of Ritual Boundaries: Explorations in Interrituality edited by Marianne Moyaert. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. Pp. 133-135. (Series: Interreligious Studies in Theory and Practice).

Rezension: Gutman, Yifat. Memory Activism: Reimagining the Past for the Future of Israel-Palestine. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2017. H-Judaic (im Erscheinen).

Ahed Tamimi, a Dangerous Girl?” The Dangerous Women Project, Institute of Advanced Studies, The University of Edinburgh http://www.iash.ed.ac.uk/the-dangerous-womenproject/ (April 6, 2016).

“Looking at Jerusalem through a Scottish Lens: On Being the Edgar Astaire Fellow in Jewish Studies at the University of Edinburgh,” BAJS Bulletin (2015).

“Stoff für einen Roman: Ein Bericht über das Literatursymposium ‘Begegnung mit Zeruya Shalev,’” Uni’kon 26 (2007): 18-20.