Dr. Hanna Teichler

Dr. Hanna Teichler

Dr. Hanna Teichler

Dr. Hanna Teichler

Hanna Teichler

is a postdoctoral Research Associate at the Department of English and American Studies at Goethe University, Frankfurt. She holds a PhD from the department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures, Goethe University Frankfurt, and an M.A. in English and Romance Studies. Her research interests include Anglophone world literature, memory studies, oceanic literature and cultures, ecofiction and environmental studies, as well as postcolonial literatures. Hanna is the co-editor of the book series Mobilizing Memories and of the Handbook Series in Memory Studies (with Rebekah Vince, both Brill)She co-directs the Frankfurt Memory Studies Platform with Astrid Erll. In 2023, Hanna co-founded a new journal in memory studies, the Memory Studies Review (Brill, with Justyna Tabaszewska, Erol Gülüm, and Paul Leworthy). 

Current project:
Habilitationsprojekt/Second Phd project:
 Transoceanic Entanglements in Memory Literature (working title)

Research Associate (Postdoc) at the Institute of English and American Studies, Goethe University Frankfurt, Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures
FMSP Fellow and Co-director
Co-Chair COST Action Slow Memory Working Group 7 

Member of the Executive Committee of the Memory Studies Association (2019-2022)
Co-founder of MSA Forward (Early Career Scholar Network, Memory Studies Association, with Rebekah Vince)
Chair of the Website Committee (Memory Studies Association, 2021-2022)
Interim Financial Officer (2020, Memory Studies Association)
Stand-in President of the Memory Studies Association (2019-2020)

Co-founder of the Interdisciplinary Research Network ReOTi – Rethinking the Order of Time (with Johanna Vollmeyer)

Series Editor of Mobilizing Memories and the Handbook Series in Memory Studies (with Rebekah Vince), Brill

Recent Events

Recent Events

Author meets Students: A Conversation with Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor
Februray 15, 2021
Student-led discussion as part of the Master Program “Moving Cultures – Transcultural Encounters”

Guest Lecture “Canada’s Culture of Redress: Reading Reconciliation beyond the Victim Paradigm”
December 7, 2020
IRTG Memories of Diversity Lecture Series

dMSA Inaugural Roundtable “Monuments and Memory Politics”
November 18,2020
with Ann Rigney (Utrecht), Jalane Schmidt (Virginia), Vjeran Pavlakovic (Rijeka) and Wandile Kasibe (South Africa)
organized and hosted by Hanna Teichler

Screencast “Warum ist erinnern wichtig?”
May 6, 2020
Asta University of Lueneburg, Instagram




"Carnivalizing Reconciliation. Contemporary Australian and Canadian Literature and Film beyond the Victim Paradigm." New York: Berghahn, 2021.

Special Issues

Special Issue Memory Studies,  "Memory, Crisis and Democracy", co-edited with Jeffrey K. Olick, forthcoming. 

Special Issue Kairos: A Journal of Critical Symposium:  Moving Centers & Travelling Cultures, co-edited mit Magdalena Pfalzgraf und Silvia Anastasijevic, 2019.  http://kairostext.in/index.php/kairostext

Journal Contributions

“Challenging Binaries and Unfencing Fields: An Interview with Bryan Cheyette”, co-produced with Rebekah Vince, in Exchanges: The Interdisciplinary Research Journal, 2019 7(1), 94-113.

Teichler, Hanna & Vince, Rebekah. “MSA forward: Memory studies moving onward and upward”. Memory Studies, 12(1),  2019, 91–94. https://doi.org/10.1177/1750698018811992

“Impossible Citizens? Memory Citizenship and Transcultural Identity in Joseph Boyden’s Three Day Road“ in Kairos: A Journal of Critical Symposium, Vol. 3 No. 1, 2018. 
See http://kairostext.in/index.php/kairostext

Book chapters

“Transoceanic Entanglements: Remembering Forced Labour Migration in M.G. Vassanji’s The In-Between World of Vikram Lall and Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor’s Dust”, in Regions of Memory. Transnational Formations, edited by Simon Lewis, Jeffrey Olick, Joanna Wawrzyniak and Malgorzata Pakier, London: Palgrave, 2022, 213-34.

“Meet the 'Holy Family': From Multicultural Australia to Enforced Reconciliation in Baz Luhrmann’s Australia” in Nationalism and the Postcolonial, eds. Sandra Dinter and Johanna Marquardt, Amsterdam: Brill, 2021, 131-48. 

“Re-Imagining the Sacred Site: The Vimy Ridge Memorial and Transcultural Canadian Memory of the Great War in Jane Urquhart’s The Stone Carvers” in Steffen Bruendel und Frank Estelmann (eds.), Disasters of Violence, Wiesbaden: Fink, 2018, pp. 211-228.

 “Aspirin or Amplifier? Reconciliation and the Performance of National Identity in Canada” in Postcolonial Justice, Hrsg./eds. Anke Bartels, Lars Eckstein, Nicole Waller, Dirk Niemann, Leiden: Brill, 2017, pp. 315-330

“Joseph Boyden’s Three Day Road: Transcultural (Post-)Memory and Identity in Canadian World War I Fiction.” in The Great War in Post-Memory Literature and Film, Hrsg./eds. Martin Löschnigg und Marzena Sokolowska-Paryz, Berlin & Boston: de Gruyter, 2014, pp. 239-254


“Koinonia and Literature“ in Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (EBR), Band/Volume 15, Berlin & Boston: de Gruyter, 2017

“Lex Talionis and Literature“ in Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (EBR), Berlin & Boston: de Gruyter, 2016.

“Hospitality and Literature“ in Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (EBR), Band/Volume 11, Berlin & Boston: de Gruyter, 2015

“Historiography and Literature” in Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (EBR), Band/Volume 11, Berlin & Boston: de Gruyter, 2015


“Susanne Buckley-Zistel (ed.) et.al., Transitional Justice Theories. Review.“ in Testimony. Between History and Memory, No. 122, 2016, pp. 186-188

“Christopher Clark, The Sleepwalkers. How Europe Went to War in 1914. Review” in Testimony. Between History and Memory, No. 118, 2014, pp. 197-199