Victoria Tafferner

Lecturer

Address
Lansstr. 7-9
14195 Berlin

Education

17/10/2011 - present             

PhD, FU Berlin, North American Studies (History)

29/10/2010                            

Master of Arts in British and North American Cultural Studies, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

22/07/2003                            

Diplom Orchestermusiker, Hochschule für Musik Freiburg

08/12/1999                            

Bachelor of Music, University of Cape Town


Academic Employment

11/2010 – 08/2011

Research Assistant English Department, North American Studies, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Hochbruck, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

09/2009 – 10/2010

Research Assistant, DFG Project “Historische Lebenwelten” Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

2013                        

Scholarship, German Historical Institute Bosch Archive Summer School for Historians 


Musical Employment

2001 – 2014                          

Concert Tours and Engagements in Opera, Orchestral and chamber music projects throughout Europe and Asia with the Freiburg Philharmonic Orchestra, SWR Freiburg Baden-Baden und Stuttgart, Ensemble surplus, Basel Theatre, Deutsche Musikrat, Ensemble Aventure, Ensemble Ressonanz, Theatre Cottbus, Deutsches Film Orchester Babelsberg

2004                                      

Ernst Siemens Prize with Ensemble Chronophonie

1995 – 2000                          

Engagements in various African Orchestras (including: Cape Town Symphony Orchestra, Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra, Namibian National Symphony Orchestra)


Languages                    

English, German, Afrikaans

Teaching Experience

2008                                      

Organization of extra-curricular Master’s tutorial

2009                                      

Tutoring position undergraduate Cultural Studies

2010                                      

Proseminar : Brits, Boers and Bogans (Uni Freiburg)

2011                                      

Proseminar: British News Media (Uni Freiburg)

2014                                      

Proseminar: Visual Histories of Labor, Gender, and    Occupational Health in the Progressive Era (FU Berlin)

Conferences

12/2009                                 

EUCOR Conference paper, "Searching for the (un)common Man: Class and Re-enactment"

04/2010                                 

Irish Theatre Conference Trinity College, Dublin, Conference paper, "The Rush"

07/2011                                 

Freiburg Institute for Advance Studies Conference paper, "No Pot for the Chicken: Redefining Lack in the 21st Century"

07/2012                                 

Organisation of and Closing Remarks, GSNAS International Conference 2012: Making It Home

12/2012                                 

Colloquium Paper, Berlin, "Envisioning Embodiments: Work, Injury and Women in the Progressive Era and the Shaping of Affective Labor"

01/2014                                 

Modern Language Association Conference, Chicago, Conference Paper, “Inhuman Form, Heart Warm and Tender: Negotiating the Broken Bodies of Progressive Era Working Women”

Publications

Forthcoming 09/2014                                 

European Congress on World and Global History, Paris, Conference Paper, “Trials by Fire and the Making of Americans”

2010                                      

Tafferner, Victoria, Regina Loftus and Paul Rolke. 2010. “Ventures into History.” Staging the Past. Eds. Judith Schlehe, Michiko Uike-Bormann, Carolyn Oesterle and Wolfgang Hochbruck. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag. 235-53.

2011                                      

Settler and Creole Reenactment (Review), http://www.theaterforschung.de/rezension.php4?ID=1146

2012                                      

Birds and Bees: Transnational Histories of Sex Education (Review) http://www.ahfmuenchen.de/Tagungsberichte/Berichte/pdf/2012/137-12.pdf