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Maria Sulimma

Maria Sulimma studied Political Science and English Philology at the University of Göttingen and Marmara Üniversitesi, Istanbul. She is the author of Die anderen Ministerpräsidenten, an analysis of gendered representations of German politicians in print media. Currently she is the administrator of the Research Unit "Popular Seriality—Aesthetics and Practice"  of the John F. Kennedy Institute at the Freie Universität Berlin (Germany). Her dissertation project analyzes the production of gender in and around contemporary US American cable television series as discursive knots of a larger discussion about gender and American serial television.