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Frau Dr.

Nina Engelhardt

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin
Institut für Literaturwissenschaft
Englische Literaturen und Kulturen

Kontakt

+49 711 685-83096

Keplerstr. 17
70174 Stuttgart
Raum: 4.028

Sprechstunde

Dienstag, 14-15 Uhr, in meinem WebEx-Büro: https://unistuttgart.webex.com/meet/nina.engelhardt

Academic Appointments

Since April 2019

Postdoc (wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin), University of Stuttgart
October 2016 -March 2019 Lecturer in English and American Literature, University of Cologne
January 2014 -September 2016 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Group 'Transformations', University of Cologne
October 2015 - June 2016 Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh 
September 2013 -  December 2013

Career Development Fellow in English Literature, University of Edinburgh 

September 2012 - September 2013 Postdoctoral Tutor in English Literature, Department of English Literature, University of Edinburgh
2013 and 2014 Tutor at the Scottish Universities’ International Summer School (SUISS) 

September 2009-

June 2011
Postgraduate Teaching Assistant in English Literature, Department of English Literature, University of Edinburgh

Education

November 2012

PhD in English Literature, University of Edinburgh

2008

MSc in English Literature and Comparative Literature, University of Edinburgh

2007

BA in English Literature and Comparative Literature, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich

September 2005 - February 2006

Erasmus exchange, Université Paris – Sorbonne (Paris IV)

Awards and Honours

2020

Publication Award, University of Stuttgart

For: Modernism, Fiction and Mathematics. Edinburgh University Press, 2018

2008-2011

College of Humanities and Social Science Research Studentship, University of Edinburgh

Literature and science (particularly mathematics)

Literature and tolerance

Cognitive literary studies

Victorian literature

Modernist literature

Monographs and Editorships

Asciuto, Nicoletta, Nina Engelhardt and Susanne Schregel, es. "Above. Degrees of Elevation“. In:  Space and Culture 23.4 (2020).

Modernism, Fiction and Mathematics.

Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Reviews:

a) Pulsifer, Rebecah, Journal of Modern Literature (JML) 43.2 (2020). 186-189.  DOI: 10.2979/jmodelite.43.2.12

b) Johann A. Makowsky,  Notices of the American Mathematical Society (2020). 1589-1595.

c) Sascha Pöhlmann,  Anglistik 1 (2019). 186-188.

d) Dirk Vanderbeke,  Anglia; Journal of English Philology 2 (2019). 363-369.

e) Sergej Macura, Orbit: A Journal of American Literature 1  (2019).

'Erfinden, Schöpfen, Machen: Körpertechniken und Imaginationstechniken' (ed. with Johannes Schick). Bielefeld: transcript (forthcoming 2021).

'Handbook of Literature and Mathematics' (ed. with Robert Tubbs and Alice Jenkins). London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020.

'Representations of Science in Twenty-First-Century Fiction: Human and Temporal Connectivities' (ed. with Julia Hoydis). London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

‘Above. Degrees of Elevation’. (edited with Nicoletta Asciuto and Susanne Schregel). Space and Culture (2019).

‘Doing Science: Texts, Patterns, Practices’. (edited with Julia Hoydis). Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 42.3 (2017).

  Articles

‘ What – and How – Form Knows: Form, Formalism, and Mathematics in Virginia Woolf’s Fiction’. Anglistik (2019). 31-46.

‘ “Real flight and dreams of flight go together” – High Technology and Imaginary Heights in Early Modern and Postmodern Science Fiction’. Space and Culture (2018). 1-12.

With Harald Engelhardt. ‘The Momentum of Pynchon’s Secret Formula: Gravity’s Rainbow’s Second Equation between Archival Sources and Fiction’. Orbit: A Journal of American Literature 6.1 (2018). 1-27.
‘Scientific Metafiction and Postmodernism’. Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Special Issue: Aspects of the Science Novel 64.2 (2016). 189-205.

‘Gravity in Gravity’s Rainbow – Force, Fictitious Force, and Frame of Reference, or: Sloth and the Principle of Equivalence’. Orbit: A Journal of American Literature 2.2 (2014). 1-26.

‘Formulas between Authority and Freedom – Mathematical Views from Modernity to Modernism’. Variations 21 (2013). 131-144.

Book Chapters

‘Representing Mathematics in Twentieth-Century Literature’. A Cultural History of Mathematics in the Twentieth Century. Ed. Tom Archibald and David E. Rowe. (= Vol. 6 A Cultural History of Mathematics. Hg. David E. Rowe und Joseph W. Dauben). London: Bloomsbury. Forthcoming 2021.

With Johannes Schick. ‘Einleitung: Erfinden, Schöpfen, Machen: Körpertechniken und Imaginationstechniken’. Erfinden, Schöpfen, Machen: Körpertechniken und Imaginationstechniken. Ed. Nina Engelhardt and Johannes Schick. Bielefeld: transcript. Forthcoming 2021.

With Robert Tubbs. ‘Introduction: Relationships and Connections between Literature and Mathematics’. Handbook of Literature and Mathematics. Ed. Robert Tubbs, Alice Jenkins and Nina Engelhardt. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020.

‘Mathematics and Modernism’. Handbook of Mathematics and Literature. Ed. Robert Tubbs, Alice Jenkins and Nina Engelhardt. London: Palgrave, 2020.

With Julia Hoydis. ‘Connectivities between Literature and Science in the Twenty-First Century’. Representations of Science in Twenty-First-Century Fiction: Human and Temporal Connectivities. Ed. Nina Engelhardt and Julia Hoydis. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. 1-17.

‘Pynchon and Mathematics’. Thomas Pynchon in Context. Ed. Inger Dalsgaard. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 233-238.

‘Modern by Numbers – Modern Mathematics as Model for Literary Modernism’. Being Modern: The Cultural Impact of Science in the Early Twentieth Century. Ed. Robert Bud, Paul Greenhalgh, Frank James and Morag Shiach. London: UCL, 2018. 169-187.

‘When you come to a fork in the road, take it.’ – Multiple Geschichtsentwürfe und alternative Welten in Thomas Pynchons Against the Day’. Was wäre wenn? Alternative Gegenwarten und Projektionen in die Zukunft um 1914. Ed. Isabel Kranz. München: Wilhelm Fink, 2017. 141-159.

‘Mathematics between Totalitarian Order and Revolution: Yevgeny Zamyatin’s We’. Imagine Math 5; Between Culture and Mathematics. Ed. Michele Emmer, M. Abate, M. Falcone and M. Villarreal. Bologna: Monograf, 2016. 91-101.

‘Scientific Metafiction and Historiographic Metafiction: Measuring Nature and the Past’. Twentieth-Century Rhetorics: Metahistorical Narratives and Scientific Metafictions. Ed. Giuseppe Episcopo. Napoli: Cronopio, 2015. 145-172.

‘Mathematics, Reality and Fiction in Pynchon’s Against the Day’. Thomas Pynchon and the (De)vices of Global (Post)modernity. Ed. Zofia Kolbuszewska. Lublin: Wydawnictwo KUL [John Paul II Catholic UP], 2013. 212-231.

‘The Role of Mathematics in Modernist Utopia: Zamyatin’s We and Pynchon’s Against the Day’. Utopianism, Modernism, and Literature in the Twentieth Century. Ed. Alice Reeve-Tucker und Nathan Waddell. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 130-147.

Editorials, Dictionary Entries, and Reviews

‘10 Things to Count on when Working on Literature and Mathematics’. Edinburgh University Press Blog. 2018.

‘Degrees of Elevation – Modes of Reflection’. (with Susanne Schregel and Nicoletta Asciuto; editorial to special issue Above. Degrees of Elevation). 2019. 1-7.

‘Editorial: Doing Science: Texts, Patterns, Practices’. (with Julia Hoydis). Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 42.3. 2017. 225-226.

‘Fourth Dimension’.The Edinburgh Dictionary of Modernism. Ed. Vassiliki Kolocotroni and Olga Taxidou. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017. 153.

‘Mathematics’.The Edinburgh Dictionary of Modernism. Eds. Vassiliki Kolocotroni and Olga Taxidou. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017. 227-228.

‘Review of Reading Divine Nature; Religion and Nature in English Animal Stories’. By Anja Höing. Anglistik. 2019. 182-184.

'Review of Literature After Euclid. The Geometric Imagination in the Long Scottish Enlightenment'. By Matthew Wickman. Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies 41.1 (2018). 143-144.

'Review of Before Einstein; The Fourth Dimension in Fin-de-Siècle Literature and Culture'. By Elizabeth L. Throesch. The Wellsian 40 (2017). 77-79.
 

Invited Talks

Keynote Lecture ‘Mathematics and Literature’. Mathematical Cultures and Practices, University of St Andrews. 8-10 July 2020. (postponed to 2021)
Guest Lecture ‘Sources, Meanings and Literary Functions of Formulas in Pynchon’s Gravity’s Rainbow’. University of Basel. 3 December 2020
Keynote Lecture ‘Modern Mathematics and Literary Form: Building Bridges from Knowing to Being’. Mathematics and Modern Literature, University of Manchester. 4 May 2018
Guest Lecture ‘The Mathematics and Modernism of Zamiatin’s We: Dystopia or Revolutionary Remedy?’. Russian Research Seminar, University of Edinburgh. 22 February 2016
Conference Talk ‘“When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” – Multiple Geschichtsentwürfe und alternative Welten in Thomas Pynchons Against the Day’. Was wäre wenn? Alternative Gegenwarten und Projektionen in die Zukunft um 1914, Goethe-Institute Prague. 5 December 2014
Conference Talk ‘Face to Face in the Imaginary Domain: Mathematics and Literature in Musil’s The Confusions of Young Törless and Pynchon’s Against the Day’. Face to Face – Encounters between the Arts and the Sciences, Queen Mary University of London. 22 June 2012
Guest Lectures ‘Change, Prediction and Fiction – Mathematics in Pynchon’s Gravity’s Rainbow’, University of Antwerp. 18 November 2010 and 10 November 2011

  Conference Presentations

‘Tolerance and Cognitive Literary Studies: George Eliot’s Daniel Deronda between Flexibility of Perspective and Certainty of Belief’. Cognitive Futures in the Humanities, Osnabrück University. May 2020. (abstract accepted, conference cancelled).

‘Representing Mathematics – Mathematics in Twentieth-Century Literature: Between Rationalization and Creative Freedom’. Workshop History of Mathematics: A Global Cultural Approach, Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach (Oberwolfach Research Institute for Mathematics), 13-19 December 2020.

‘What Form Knows and How It Is: Form, Knowledge, and Being in Mathematics and Literary Fiction’. Anglistentag 2018, University of Bonn. September 2018.
With Harald Engelhardt. ‘The Momentum of Pynchon’s Secret Formula: Gravity’s Rainbow’s Second Equation between Archival Sources and Fiction’. International Pynchon Week, La Rochelle. June 2017.

‘Techniques between (Corpo)Reality and Flights of Fancy: Literary Negotiations of Bodies in Flight’. a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School, University of Cologne. Research Lecture in lecture series Körpertechniken – Imaginationstechniken. July 2016.

‘Bodies in Flight in Early Modern Literature: Literary Texts between Science and Flights of Fancy’. Work in Progress Seminar. Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh. May 2016.

‘Ascent between Explosion and Grace: High Technology and Imaginary Heights in Thomas Pynchon’s Gravity’s Rainbow and Against the Day’. Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh. Above. Degrees of Elevation. May 2016.

‘Modern by Numbers: Modern Mathematics as Model for Literary Modernism’. Institute of Historical Research, London. Being Modern – Science and Culture in the Early 20 th Century. April 2015.

‘Mathematics as Hope against Dystopia in Zamyatin’s We’. Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti. Matematica e Cultura 2015. March 2015.

‘From Universal Force to Fictitious Force – Gravity in Thomas Pynchon’s Gravity’s Rainbow’. University of Erlangen. Inaugural Conference ELINAS; Erlangen Center for Literature and Natural Science. May/June 2014.

‘The Imaginary Powers of Imaginary Numbers’. University of Leipzig. The Common Denominator; A Postgraduate Conference in British Cultural Studies. March 2014.

‘Gravity in Gravity’s Rainbow: Force, Fictitious Force, and Frame of Reference’. Durham University – International Pynchon Week 2013. August 2013.

‘Modernism and Mathematics – Modern Mathematics as the “clearest example” of the “ foundational crisis” of the World’. Cardiff University. Alternative Modernisms: An International, Interdisciplinary Conference. May 2013.

‘Measuring the Earth and Measuring the Past – Metafictional Reenchantments’. Cardiff University. Annual Conference of the British Society for Literature and Science. April 2013.

‘The Strange Case of Modernist Mathematics and Fiction’. The University of Edinburgh – Modernisms, Histories and Methods; Meeting of the Scottish Network of Modernist Studies. July 2012.

‘The “New Method of Thought itself”: Mathematics in Robert Musil’s The Man without Qualities’. University of Oxford – Annual Conference of the British Society for Literature and Science. April 2012.

‘Mathematics in Literature’. Poster and Presentation. University of Berne and Institute of Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences Berne, Switzerland – Transformations: TransForming Knowledge and Epistemic Cultures. January 2012.

The Role of (Modernist) Mathematics in Musil’s The Man without Qualities and Pynchon’s Against the Day’. Institute of English Studies, London – New Work in Modernist Studies. December 2011.

‘The Imaginary Domain as Transition Zone: Mathematics, Language and Reality in Musil’s The Confusions of Young Törless’. University of Glasgow – Colloquium: Literature and Mathematics in the Long Nineteenth Century. May 2011.

‘Mathematics, Reality and Fiction in Thomas Pynchon’s Against the Day’. Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland – International Pynchon Week; Of Pynchon and Vice. June 2010.

‘Utopia in Modern Mathematics – Reality, Mathematics and Fiction in Hermann Broch’s The Sleepwalkers and Thomas Pynchon’s Against the Day’. The Birmingham and Midland Institute – Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts. April 2010.

‘Mathematics, Reality, and Fiction in Hermann Broch’s The Sleepwalkers and Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day’. Northumbria University, Newcastle – Annual Conference of the British Society for Literature and Science. April 2010.

‘Mathematik in der Literatur – Mathematik, Wirklichkeit und Fiktion in Thomas Pynchon’s Against the Day’. Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Berlin, Germany – 4. Studientag Literatur und Wissenschaftsgeschichte. June 2009.

‘Textual Revolution in Mathematics: Mathematics, Reality, and Fiction in Thomas Pynchon’s Against the Day’. University of Stirling – Textual Revolutions; An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference. May 2009.

Since 2017

Member of Editorial Board of journal Interdisciplinary Science Reviews

2016

Workshop ‘Above. Degrees of Elevation’. (with Nicoletta Asciuto and Susanne Schregel). (funding: Royal Society of Edinburgh / Susan Manning Fund)

Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities Edinburgh, 12 May 2016

2016

Lecture Series ‘Körpertechniken – Imaginationstechniken’. (with Johannes Schick)

University of Cologne, spring 2016

2015

Conference ‘Doing Science: Texts, Patterns, Practices’. (with Julia Hoydis). (funding: British Society for Literature and Science Small Grant)

University of Cologne, 20-21 November 2015

2015

Workshop ‘Good Academic Practice’, for doctoral students in the humanities

University of Cologne, 5 May 2015

2014

Workshop ‘Transformation – A Conceptual Tool in the Humanities’ (with a.r.t.e.s. Research Lab)

University of Cologne, 20-21 November 2014

2010 - 2011

Work in Progress seminar series

University of Edinburgh

2010 - 2011

Professional Development Seminar series

University of Edinburgh

2010

Reader for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, Biography Award

University of Edinburgh

Since 2014

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

2014

Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice

University of Edinburgh
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