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Wahrendorf, Janine

Janine Wahrendorf

Graduate Student

15 Seminary Place, Room 4100
College Avenue Campus
New Brunswick, New Jersey 08902

Fall 2018 Office Hours: by appointment


 Janine Wahrendorf joined the department in Fall 2014 as a Craig Fellow.



Ph.D. student and fellow, German Studies, Rutgers University

M.A., Media Studies, Ruhr-University Bochum, 2013

B.A., Theatre Studies / Media Studies, Ruhr-University Bochum, 2010

Work Experience:

Research Assistant, Ruhr-University Bochum, 2009-2014

Teaching, Ruhr-University Bochum, "The televisual kiss and its ancestors," 2014 (undergraduate)

Academic Interests:

Representation of Gender

Cultural Studies

Terrorism in literature and film


"Gendertrouble im amerikanischen Fernsehen des 21. Jhds? Glee und das Spiel mit Geschlechtsidentiäten" In: Online Journal Kultur & Geschlecht #9 - 2012.

"Street Art als Situation" In: Jakob Heller / Simone Brühl "Re:Medium - Standortbestimmungen zwischen Medialität und Mediatisierung." Kleine Mainzer Reihe zur Theaterwiss, Tectum Verlag, 2013.

Conference Papers:

"Street Art als Situation," Graduate Conference, Mainz, 2011

"Culture Jamming as Subersive Act," Disorienting Media, Bochum, 2012

"Politically (in)correct? How the teenage fans of Glee are trying to change the show and the world," NECS Conference, Prague, 2013

"Remixing TV. The struggle of creativity, supply and demand in tumblr roleplay games," NECS Conference, Milan, 2014


Upcoming Events

10 Oct 2018
12:30PM - 02:00PM
Craig Young Scholars Series: Teresa Kovacs (Michigan)
15 Nov 2018
04:30PM - 06:00PM
Rodig Lecture: Elisabeth Strowick (NYU)
16 Nov 2018
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Rodig Seminar: Elisabeth Strowick (NYU)
07 Dec 2018
09:00AM - 01:30PM
Fall 2018 Professional Development Day
07 Dec 2018
01:30PM - 03:30PM
Translation Workshop: Peter Wortsman

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