Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Prof. Dr. Mark Schmitt

Research Fields & Current Projects | CV | Publications | Talks, Panels and Conference Organisation | Courses
Name
Prof. Dr. Mark Schmitt
Email

Institution
Humboldt-Universität → Präsidium → Sprach- und literaturwissenschaftliche Fakultät → Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik → Englische Kulturwissenschaft und Kulturgeschichte
Function / Working Area
Professor
Visiting address
Dorotheenstraße 28 , Room 2.09
Phone number
(030) 2093 70896

Sprechstunden während des Sommersemester:

Mi 09.00 - 10.00 Uhr

Präsenz- und Zoomtermine sind möglich.

Terminvereinbarung über das Sekretariat: jana.sodtke@rz.hu-berlin.de

 


Research Fields:

  • Contemporary British culture and literature
  • Irish culture and literature
  • film studies
  • cultural theory and the history of cultural studies
  • futures studies
  • pessimism
  • cultural figurations of class, race and social abjection

Current Projects:

  • My current research focusses on future studies, counter-hegemonic futures and pessimism in the context of cultural studies. My book titled Spectres of Pessimism: A Cultural Logic of the Worst (Palgrave) was published in March 2023.
  • A recording of a presentation on my research in futures studies and cultural studies at KWI Essen can be found here.
  • Interview about my research: "KWI-Blog – Fünf Fragen" (15 June 2020).


Student Assistants: Leah Barnes, Carolin Liebig

Secretary: Jana Sodtke