Elisabeth Engel

Elisabeth Engel hat das John-F.-Kennedy Institut 2014 verlassen und arbeit nun als Research Fellow für das German Historical Institute Washington, D.C. Zu erreichen ist sie unter dieser Emailadresse: engel@ghi-dc.org

Education

Doctoral degree in Modern History, Freie Universität Berlin, January 2014

Doctoral candidate, Graduate School of North American Studies, John F. Kennedy Institute, Freie Universität Berlin, 2009-2013

M.A. in Political Science, English Philology and Anglo-American History, University of Cologne, 2007


Professional Experience

Lecturer in North American and British History, Universität Kassel, since May 2014

Visiting scholar, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, August-October 2014

Postdoctoral lecturer in American History, John F. Kennedy Institute, Freie Universität Berlin, summer term 2014 and winter term 2010/2011

Visiting scholar, Univeristé de Montréal, QC, Canada, February/March 2014

Visiting Ph.D. student, Columbia University, New York, 2011/12

Lecturer in North American History, Department of Anglo-American History, University of Cologne, 2008-2009

Intern, German Historical Institute London, fall 2008

Student assistant, International Relations Center of the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences, University of Cologne, 2007-2008

Student assistant, Department of History, University of Cologne, 2007


Fellowships

Global Humanities Junior Research and Teaching Stay, Thematic Network “Principles of Cultural Dynamics,” Dahlem Humanities Center, 2014

Postdoctoral fellowship, Centre canadien d'études allemandes et européennes

Université de Montreal, 2014

Doctoral fellowship, German Research Foundation (DFG), 2009-2013

Annette Baxter Travel Grant, American Studies Association (ASA),November 2012

Doctoral fellowship, German Historical Institute Washington, 2011 and 2010

Doctoral fellowship, German Historical Institute London, 2009

Travel grant, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), 2008

ERASMUS fellowship, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania, 2007

Single-authored:

Encountering Empire: African American Missionaries and Colonial Africa, 1900-1939. Ph.D. diss., Freie Universität Berlin, 2014 (manuscript under review)


Edited volume:

with Eva Bischoff. Colonialism and Beyond: Race and Migration from a Postcolonial Perspective. Periplus Studien, Vol. 17. Münster: LIT, 2013.


Book chapters:

“Provincializing Pan-Africanism: The African Methodist Episcopal Church and British West Africa.” In Provincializing the United States: Colonialism, Decolonization, and (Post)colonial Governance in Transnational Perspective. Edited by Eva Bischoff, Norbert Finzsch and Ursula Lehmkuhl. Heidelberg: Winter, 183-206 (forthcoming).

with Eva Bischoff. “Introduction: Colonialism and Beyond. Race and Migration from a (Post)colonial Perspective.” In Colonialism and Beyond: Race and Migration from a Postcolonial Perspective. Periplus Studien, Vol 17. Edited by Eva Bischoff and Elisabeth Engel. Münster: LIT, 2013, 3–19.

“‘In the First Place You Must Combine’: Visionen von Race und Globalität in Britisch-Westafrika.” In Aufbruch ins postkoloniale Zeitalter: Globalisierung und die außereuropäische Welt in den 1920er und 1930er Jahren. Globalgeschichte, Vol. 12. Edited by Sönke Kunkel and Christoph Meyer. Frankfurt am Main/New York: Campus, 2012, 168–89.


Journal article:

“The Fe-male Within: Ventriloquists, Tricksters and Cyborgs as Inappropriate/d Femininities in Black Female American Gangsta Rap.” Icfai University Journal of Commonwealth Literature 1 (2010): 64–81.


Review:

“From the New South to the Global South: A Global History of Colonization.” Review of Alabama in Africa: Booker T. Washington, the German Empire and the Globalization of the New South by Andrew Zimmerman. Books & Ideas, 21. November 2012, http://www.booksandideas.net/From-the-New-South-to-the-Global.html