Christina C. Schuster

Christina C. Schuster

(c) Vincent Sufiyan

Doctoral student and Uni:docs fellow at the Department of English and American Studies, University of Vienna

Research Interests

Feminism and Gender Studies, Fan and Fanfiction Studies
TV/Web Series and Ideology, Science Fiction and Fantasy
Literature and the Environment
Sociolinguistics and Linguistic Landscape Research

Academic Career
since March 2017 Doctoral Program in Arts and Humanities, Philosophy and Education (English and American Studies) at the University of Vienna, Austria
since March 2013 MA English Language and Linguistics at the University of Vienna, focus on sociolinguistics, in particular: Linguistic Landscaping
Fall 2014 Non-EU Student Exchange, semester abroad at Georgetown University, Washington D.C., USA
March 2013 - March 2016 MA Anglophone Literatures and Cultures at the University of Vienna
MA-thesis "Examining disastrous surroundings: An ecocritical reading of Daniel Woodrell’s Winter’s Bone and Cormac McCarthy’s The Road."

Professional Experience
July 2015 - June 2016 Research staff for the project "English in the Linguistic Landscape of Vienna, Austria (ELLViA - Project Nr V394-G23)" at the University of Vienna, FWF-funded, Mag Dr. Soukup, MSc
Conference Talks
"'Transgressive' signs in the LL of Vienna, Austria." Paper presented at the 8th Linguistic Landscapes International Workshop, Liverpool, UK, April 27-29, 2016 (with Dr. Soukup, University of Vienna)