Amerikanistik (American Studies)

Diplom-Dolmetscherin Stephanie Kader

University Lecturer/ Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin

 

Research Interests

Interpreting Studies and Interdisciplinary Translation Studies, Comparative North American Studies, Gender Studies, Popular Culture and Literary Genres as Means of Social Change, Ethnic and Social Diversity in the United States

 

Publications

Monograph

1. “‘Women, Men and Other Aliens’: Narrating Gender and Identity in Selected Works by Suzette Haden Elgin, Octavia Estelle Butler and Ursula Kroeber Le Guin.” (in preparation)

Journal Articles

2. “Fandom, Feminism, and Science Fiction: From Outer Space to the Inner Circle.” Funnel: Newsmagazine of the German-American Fulbright Commission (2005): 27-8. Print.

3. (with Catherine Chabasse) “Testing Interpreting Aptitude: The MA KD Germersheim Project.” (submitted to Interpreting

Invited Book Contributions

4. “Writing Against the Grain: An Interview with Suzette Haden Elgin.” (submitted)

5. (with Catherine Chabasse) “Testing Interpreting Aptitude: Assessment Methods for and before the Market.” (in preparation)

 

Conference Papers

1. “Germany and the International Community: An Interdisciplinary Look Beyond Borders.” Fulbright Conference on International Cooperation in Academia. New Orleans, 02/2005.

2. “Bringing Fandom into Academia: Science Fiction, Feminism and Beyond.” WisCon Conference on Feminist Science Fiction, Academic Track Programm. Madison, Wisconsin, 05/2005.

3. “Interpreting for the EU Institutions and Surviving as a Newbee.” Model European Union 2011 Conference. Strasbourg 03/2011.

4. “Interpreting at the European Parliament: Making EU Policy Accessible.” Model European Union 2012 Conference. Strasbourg, 03/2012.

 

Education

Since 03/2011 Johannes Gutenberg University Staff Liaison to MEU at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France

05/2011 Teaching Assistant for Interpreting Studies at Beijing International Studies University

Since 08/2005 Doctoral Student and Lecturer at the University of Mainz, Department of Translation Studies, Linguistics and Cultural Studies

08/2004 – 08/2005 Fulbright Scholar at Clark University’s English Department in Worcester, Massachusetts

02/2002 – 06/2004 Graduate Student at the University of Mainz, Department of Translation Studies, Linguistics and Cultural Studies

06/2001-02/2002 Erasmus EU-Exchange Student at the Mercator Hogeschool in Ghent, Belgium

10/1999 – 06/2001 Undergraduate Student at the University of Mainz, Department of Translation Studies, Linguistics and Cultural Studies