.:Recent and Upcoming:


  • Postdoctoral Visiting Fellow, Department of American Studies, Amherst College, Massachusetts, USA (Apr. - May 2017).

  • “Survival of the Micro: Individuals in ‘Global Disaster’ Digital Games.” Weltmaschine Computerspiel: Mythen und Techniken der Globalisierung im digitalen Spiel . Eds. Eugen Pfister and Tobias Winnerling. Verein zur Studien interkultureller Geschichte: Mandelbaum Verlag, 2018 (forthcoming).

  • Awarded the westfälisch-lippische Universitätsgesellschaft Dissertation Prize 2016, Bielefeld University, Germany (Nov. 2016).

  • “Empires in the ‘Game-Over Era’: Videogames and the Question of Historical Narrative,” panel organized for the 5th European Congress on World and Global History (ENIUGH), Budapest, Hungary (Aug. - Sept. 2017).

  • Editor, “Encounters in the ‘Game-Over Era’: The Americas in Videogames,” fiar: Forum for Inter-American Research (forthcoming).

  • "Playful but Present: Children and Childhood in Historical Archives," Five College Childhood Studies Faculty Seminar, Smith College, USA (Apr. 2017).

  • “‘Home Geography' and the World: Mapping the US Empire in School Primers 1875-1900,” Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen (Jan. 2017).