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Dennis Mischke

Dr. Dennis Mischke

Postdoc | Research Coordinator Digital Humanities

 

Campus Neues Palais 10
Building 22, room 0.30
14469 Potsdam

 

consulting hours
Semesterferien | semester break:

Wednesday, August 8th, 11-12 pm
Thursday, September 13th, 11-12 pm

and by appointment | sowie nach Vereinbarung.

 

Biography

2002 - 2008  studied English and American Studies, Media Studies and Cognitive Science at Potsdam University and the University of Technology Sydney (UTS).

2008  Magister Artium (M.A.), Potsdam University

2008  Certificate: Research and Recruiting IT-Services. 

2008 – 2009 Lecturer (Lehrkraft für Besondere Aufgaben) at the Department of English at Ruhr University Bochum

2009  – 2012  Ph.D. Scholarship, Ruhr University Research School – Excellence Initiative I, Research associate at the chair of American Studies Prof. Dr. Kornelia Freitag, Ruhr-University Bochum

2012 Visiting Scholar at the Department of Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies at the University of Minnesota 

2012 Visiting Scholar at the Transforming Cultures Research Center at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) 

2015 Doctor of Philosophy, Ruhr-University Bochum

2013  –  2017 PostDoctoral Researcher (wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter) at the chair of American Studies Prof. Dr. Marc Priewe at the University of Stuttgart

2015 DARIAH-DE Fellow (digital research infrastructure for the arts and humanities) at SUB Göttingen

Apr. 2017  – present PostDoctoral Researcher (akademischer Mitarbeiter) at the Institute for English and American Studies at the University of Potsdam. 

Research interests

Algorithmic cultures and the digital transformation, digital humanities, GIS and mapping in humanities research, critical code studies, critical finance studies, (digital) postcolonial studies, cosmopolitanism, globalization, trust studies, 19C American Lit, Melville. 

Second book project

“The Algorithmic Imagination in American Literature”

Publications  

Monograph:

“The Cosmopolitics of Trust – Herman Melville and the Long Global Century” (forthcoming)

Editorial Work:

with Alexander Dunst. Digital Scholarship in American Studies. Special Issue of Amerikastudien/ American Studies, 2018 (forthcoming).  

Articles and book chapters

Mischke, D. “Financial Time and Postcolonial Temporality in Joseph O’Neill’s Netherland”. Finance and Society, vol. 4, issue 1, 2018, p.92-107.  DOI:10.2218/finsoc.v4i1.2742 http://financeandsociety.ed.ac.uk/article/view/2742/3832  (peer reviewed).

Mischke, D.  “‘A universal, uniform humanity’: The German Newspaper Der Kosmopolit  and Entangled Nation-Building in Nineteenth Century Australia.” eds. Anja Schwarz, Lars Eckstein und Andrew Hurley. Postcolonial Studies Volume 21, 2018. pp. 83-95. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/13688790.2018.1435149 (peer reviewed)

Mischke,D. “Underwriting Cosmopolitanisms: Insurance, Slavery and Confidence Games in Herman Melville’s ‘Benito Cereno’ and The Confidence-Man.” eds. Eddy Kent and Terry Tomsky, Negative Cosmopolitanism – Cultures and Politics of World Citizenship after Globalization. McGill–Queens University Press, 2017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctt1w0ddq5.7 (peer reviewed)

Mischke, D.  “The Disappeard Discoverer – Ludwig Leichhardt and Enlightenment” 1001 Leichhardts, eds. Lindsay Barrett, Lars Eckstein, Andrew Hurley and Anja Schwarz. Queensland Museum http://www.leichhardt.qm.qld.gov.au/1001+Leichhardts

Mischke, D. „Othering Otherness: Fictocriticism and the Cosmopolitan Vision.” eds. Jana Gohrisch et al. ALNEL Papers 18,Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2013.

Mischke, D. “’Unexpected Item in the Bagging Area’? Der berechenbare Prosument, Datenbanken und die Kontrollgesellschaft.“ eds. Peter Drexler und Michael Krause. Hard-Times 92, Herbst 2012. 40-47.

Mischke, D. „Assembled Togetherness: New Materialism and the Aporias of World Citizenship”. Rhizomes 21, 2010. http://www.rhizomes.net/issue21/mischke.html (peer reviewed).

Mischke, D. & Haack, J. „Social Software in interdisziplinären Lernszenarien der Kognitions- und Neurowissenschaft“. Rebensburg, K. ed. Grundfragen Multimedialen Lehrens  und Lernens (GML2   2007). Berlin: SEL Alcatel Stiftung für Kommunikationsforschung, 2009. http://www.psych.uni-potsdam.de/people/haack/files/Mischke-Haack-GML07.pdf

Mischke, D. „Educational Blogging und Literaturdidaktik, Computergestütztes, Sozialvernetztes Lernen in den Geisteswissenschaften“. Laabs, H. ed. Multimedies2007. Potsdam: Universitätsverlag, 2007.

Haack, J. & Mischke, D. „Fallbasiertes Lernen in Interdisziplinären Lernmodulen“. Fellbaum, ed. Grundfragen des multimedialen Lehrens und Lernens GML2 2005. Aachen:  Shaker Verlag, 2005.

Haack, J. & Mischke, D. „Applying Transfer in Goal-Based Interdisciplinary Learning Environments”. Proceedings ISPRS. Potsdam, 2005. http://www.psych.uni-potsdam.de/people/haack/files/Haack-Mischke-2005.pdf