Annika Thiem is a PhD candidate and research fellow at the American Studies Department. She completed her Masters Degree in American Studies in November 2018 with her Master thesis ti-tled “The Puritan Influences in Stephen King’s Carrie, Salem’s Lot, and The Stand.“ For her PhD project she researches ghost stories written by American women throughout the 20th century. She has previously worked as a research assistant at the American Studies Department and is cur-rently working as Grant Manager and Project Administrator of the EU COST Action “Comparative Analysis of Conspiracy Theories (COMPACT)” of which Michael Butter is the vice-president. Her research interests include American literature and culture from the 18th century to the present, Puritanism, cultural studies, conspiracy theory studies, as well as film and television studies.
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“Thematic (Dis-) Continuities in 20th Century American Women’s Ghost Stories.” (working title, PhD thesis)
ZP (as part of the PS II Literature)
- PS: Introduction to Cultural Studies (SoSe 2019)