Research Projects

Popular Seriality—Aesthetics and Practice

The Research Unit "Popular Seriality—Aesthetics and Practice" (director: Prof. Dr. Frank Kelleter) funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), addresses investigates the forms, dynamic processes, and functions of serial narration within the field of popular culture. Methodologically, the Research Unit integrates approaches from American Studies, German studies, literary studies, media studies, cultural history, and ethnography. It is based at Freie Universität Berlin, with additional sub-projects located at the universities of Göttingen, Hannover, Karlsruhe, and Tübingen.