Jasper Verlinden M.A.

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Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Dahlem International Network Junior Research Group “American Literature and Managerialism, 1875-1925”

Adresse
Lansstr. 7-9
Raum 301b
14195 Berlin

Ausbildung und beruflicher Werdegang

2017

Visiting Researcher at UC Berkeley (sponsored by Colleen Lye, Department of English)

2014 – heute

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, John-F.-Kennedy-Institut, Abteilung Literatur
Doktorand in der Dahlem International Network Junior Research Group “American Literature and Managerialism, 1875-1925,” gefördert aus Mitteln der Exzellenzinitiative der Deutschen Forschungsgesellschaft 

2005 – 2014

Magister Artium: Nordamerikastudien und Englische Philologie,  Freie Universität Berlin
Titel der Magisterarbeit: “Affect, Emotion, and the Critical Investment in Melville’s Bartleby”
Betreuer: Prof. Dr. Ulla Haselstein, Prof. Dr. MaryAnn Snyder-Körber

2013  2014

Studentische Hilfskraft unter Prof. Dr. Florian Sedlmeier, JFKI, Abteilung Literatur

2008 – 2013

Studentische Hilfskraft unter Prof. Dr. Ulla Haselstein, JFKI, Abteilung Literatur


Organisatorische Leistungen

“Race, Power, and Privilege in Academia,” American Studies, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Juli 27-28 2017 (zusammen mit Selma Bidlingmaier, Eva Boesenberg, Kristina Graaff, Karin Hermes, Anne Potjans, Jiann-Chyng Tu, Christine Vogt-William)

"Managing Racial Capital," John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, Juni 30-Juli 1, 2017 (zusammen mit Florian Gabriel)

“Fictions of Management,” International Conference, John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, 8.-10. Dezember 2016 (zusammen mit James Dorson and Florian Gabriel)

“Approaches to Structural Racism” Reading Group (zusammen mit Lily Kelting und Sarah Schmidt), JFKI, Freie Universität Berlin, Januar 2015 – heute

FORUM: “Paris, Pegida, Counter|Publics” (zusammen mit Aliyyah Abdur-Rahman und Florian Sedlmeier), JFKI, Freie Universität Berlin, 12. Februar 2015 

“Approaching Blackness: Beyond the Limits of Representation” (zusammen mit Jiann-Chyng Tu und Chloé Faux), 13th Annual Students and Graduates Conference, Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, 13.-15. November 2014 

Student Colloquium at the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies (zusammen mit Sabine Engwer), Freie Universität Berlin, 2009-2011 

"Approaches to Structural Racism" Reading Group, WS 2014/15 - heute, John-F.-Kennedy-Institut für Nordamerikastudien, Freie Universität Berlin

“United We Disrupt: An Introduction to Queer Theory,” SoSe 2011, studentisches Seminar, John-F.-Kennedy-Institut für Nordamerikastudien, Freie Universität Berlin

Forschungsinteressen

  • 19th Century American Literature
  • 19th Century Bureaucracy and Administration
  • Critical Race and Ethnic Studies
  • Queer Theory
  • Affect Theory
  • Transgender Studies
  • Disability Studies

Disserationsprojekt

“Administering the Nation: Bureaucratic Governance, Comparative Racialization, and American Literature, 1875-1925” (Arbeitstitel)

Aufsätze

“On Affect Theory’s Hidden Histories: Toward a Technological Genealogy,” American Quarterly 69.2 (June 2017), forthcoming.

“Transgender Bodies and Male Pregnancy: The Ethics of Radical Self-Refashioning.”  Machine: Bodies, Genders, Technologies.  Eds. M. Michaela Hampf and MaryAnn Snyder-Körber.  Heidelberg: Winter, 2012.  107-136.

Zusammen mit M. Michaela Hampf und MaryAnn Snyder-Körber.  “Teaching Machines: Suggestions for Further Reading”  Machine: Bodies, Genders, Technologies.  Eds. M. Michaela  Hampf and MaryAnn Snyder-Körber. Heidelberg: Winter, 2012.  297-322. 


Konferenzbeiträge

“Counting Heads and Talking Papers: Bureaucratic Documentation and the Management of Racialized Bodies,” Fictions of Management, John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, 8.-10. Dezember 2016.

“From Social Reform to Social Control: Bureaucratic Governance and the American Eugenics Movement of the Early Twentieth Century,” Workshop “Neurosis & Social Transformations,” Universität Duisburg-Essen, Campus Essen, 18.-19. Februar 2016

“The Affective Life of Racism and a Critical Desire for Objectivity,” Workshop “Who Can Speak and Who is Heard/Hurt? Ethnic Diversity, ‘Race’ and Racism in American Studies in Germany,” Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, 17.-19. Januar 2016

“The Powers and Failures of Documentation: Racial Classification and Late 19th-Century Practices of Bureaucratic Surveillance,” International Conference “The Failed Individual,” Universität Mannheim, 12.-14. November 2015

“Paper Empires: Race, Ethnicity, and the Compulsion to Document in the Gilded Age,” 3rd Conference of the Postgraduate Forum “Postcolonial Narrations,” "Empire & Neurosis,” Universität Duisburg-Essen, Campus Essen, 8.-10. Oktober 2015

“The Skin as Interface: On the Digitalization of the Body in Affect Theory,” London Conference in Critical Thought, UCL, 26.-27. Juni 2015

‘‘I would prefer not to be a little reasonable’: Occupy Wall Street and the Affective Investment in Melville’s Bartleby,” International Graduate Conference “Claiming Space: Reconfigurations in Times of Crisis,” GSNAS, FU Berlin, 24.-25. Mai 2013

“Strategic Authenticity: Male Pregnancy and the Renaturalization of the Transgender Body,” Gender*Queer*Workshop, Universität des Saarlandes, 30. Juni - 1. Juli 2011

“Through the Looking Glass: Transatlantic Emotional Culture and the Problem of Mimesis,” Graduate Student Conference “Between Global Village and Global Dump: Placing America in a Transnational World,” American Studies Leipzig, 22.-23. März 2010

“‘Everything is a copy of a copy of a copy’: Psychological and Structural Doubling in David Fincher’s Fight Club,” Student Colloquium of the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, Winter Semester 2009-2010, FU Berlin, 2. November 2009

 “A Black Adam in Switzerland: ‘In-Betweenness’ and the Pitfalls of Genre in the Pool Group’s Borderline,” Student Colloquium of the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, Summer Semester 2008, FU Berlin, 27. Mai 2008

“Transgender Bodies and Male Pregnancy: The Ethics of Radical Self-Refashioning,” Interdisciplinary Conference “[machine] body.gender.technology,” John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, FU Berlin, 15.-16. Februar 2008


Übersetzungen (Auswahl)

Malinowski, Bernadette.  “Literary Epistemology: Daniele Del Giudice’s Novel Atlante occidentale.”  Physics and Literature: Theory – Popularization – Aestheticization.  Eds. Aura Heydenreich und Klaus Mecke.  Berlin: de Gruyter.  (erscheint 2016)

Hartwig, Susanne.  “September 10, 2001, or, How do texts work?”  Physics and Literature: Theory – Popularization – Aestheticization.  Eds. Aura Heydenreich und Klaus Mecke.  Berlin: de Gruyter.  (erscheint 2016) 

Wiedemann, Barbara. “‘The Bubble Chamber’ – Paul Celan’s Physical ‘Enrichments.’”  Physics and Literature: Theory – Popularization – Aestheticization.  Eds. Aura Heydenreich und Klaus Mecke.  Berlin: de Gruyter.  (erscheint 2016) 

Heydenreich, Aura. “Closed Timelike Curves: Gödel’s Solution for Einstein's Field Equations in the General Theory of Relativity and Bach’s The Musical Offering as Configuration Models for Narrative Identity Constructions in Richard Powers's The Time of Our Singing.”  Narrated Communities and Narrated Realities. Narration as Cognitive Processing and Cultural Practice.  Eds. Hermann Blume, Christoph Leitgeb, and Michael Rössner.  Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2015.  153-173. 

Brokoff, Jürgen.  “Writing About Living and Surviving Under a Dictatorship: Herta Müller.”  Axel Springer Lecture.  Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 18. Juni 2014.