Institute of Media Studies

Claudius Stemmler, M.A.

Claudius Stemmler is an academic researcher in the project AniVision.

University of Tübingen
Media Studies
Wilhelmstr. 50
Room 210
72074 Tübingen

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Curriculum Vitae

Following many years of work in retail, Claudius Stemmler obtained a B.A. in film studies from the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz. Subsequently, he graduated in media studies at Siegen University. Since then, he has worked on his dissertation about Japanese video game designer Hideo Kojima, a project initially funded by a scholarship from Siegen University’s House of Young Talents Postgraduate Centre. Since February 2023, he is working as an academic researcher in the Institute of Media Studies’ AniVision project.


  • Stemmler, C. (2024): Deep Blue, Shodan und schimpfende Chatbots: Beziehungen zwischen Spiel und Künstlicher Intelligenz. In: A. Burkhardt, O. Kramer, & S. Marschall, Artificial Turn? Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven auf Künstliche Intelligenz. Freiburg: wbg (forthcoming). Preprint available to download from
  • Stemmler, C. (2021). Metal Gear Solid and its comics adaptations. In: A. Rauscher, D. Stein, & J.-N. Thon, Comics and Videogames. From Hybrid Medialities to Transmedia Expansions. (pp. 113–125). New York: Routledge.
  • Stemmler, C. (2021). Planet of the Apes. Medienevolutionäres Déjà-Vu. In: V. Fröhlich, S. Einwächter, M. Scheurer, & V. Cuntz-Leng, Serienfragmente. (pp. 267–281). Wiesbaden: Springer.
  • Stemmler, C. (2021). The Evolution of the Introductory Section: An Analysis Based on Three Long-Standing Video Game Series. In: GamesCoop: Spiel|Formen. Anfänge, Nr. 1. (pp. 76–89).
  • Stemmler, C. (2019). Merging Artists. The Legacy of Motown’s Lady Sings the Blues. In: M. Perez & J. McKee, Billie Holiday: Essays on the Artistry and Legacy. (pp. 54–68). Jefferson: McFarland.
  • Stemmler, C. (2017). New Media, Same Stale Ideology: Recurring Themes and Global Representations in the Modern Warfare Trilogy.” In: N. Garrelts, Responding to Call of Duty. (pp. 51–63). Jefferson: McFarland.