Frau Dr.

Nina Engelhardt

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin
Institut für Literaturwissenschaft
Englische Literaturen

Kontakt

+49 711 685-83096

Keplerstr. 17
70174 Stuttgart
Raum: 4.028

Sprechstunde

Dienstags, 14:00 – 15.00 Uhr
am 30. Juli, 13. August und 3. September 2019

Monographs and Editorships

Engelhardt, Nina. Modernism, Fiction and Mathematics. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

https://edinburghuniversitypress.com/book-modernism-fiction-and-mathematics.html

 

To be published as paperback in 2019.

Reviewed by Sascha Pöhlmann.  Anglistik 30.1 (2019):  https://angl.winter-verlag.de/article/ANGL/2019/1/ 17

 

Engelhardt, Nina and Julia Hoydis, eds. Representations of Science in Twenty-First-Century Fiction: Human and Temporal Connectivities. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming 2019.

 

Asciuto, Nicoletta, Nina Engelhardt and Susanne Schregel, eds. ‘Above. Degrees of Elevation’. Space and Culture (forthcoming 2019). – (Co-editorship of special issue, peer-reviewed).

 

Engelhardt, Nina and Julia Hoydis, eds. ‘Doing Science: Texts, Patterns, Practices’. Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 42.3 (2017). – (Co-editorship of special issue, peer-reviewed).

 

Engelhardt, Nina and Johannes Schick, eds. Erfinden, Schöpfen, Machen: Körpertechniken und Imaginationstechniken. Bielefeld: transcript (in preparation).

  

Articles and Book Chapters

 

Engelhardt, Nina. ‘What – and How – Form Knows: Form, Formalism, and Mathematics in Virginia Woolf’s Fiction’. Anglistik. Forthcoming 2019.

 

Engelhardt, Nina and 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. Forthcoming 2019.

 

Engelhardt, Nina. ‘Pynchon and Mathematics’. Thomas Pynchon in Context. Ed. Inger Dalsgaard. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Forthcoming 2019.

 

Engelhardt, Nina. ‘“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.

 

Engelhardt, Nina. ‘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.

 

Engelhardt, Nina and 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.

 

Engelhardt, Nina. ‘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. Munich: Wilhelm Fink, 2017. 141-159.

 

Engelhardt, Nina. ‘Scientific Metafiction and Postmodernism’. Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik 64.2 (2016). 189-205.

 

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

 

Engelhardt, Nina. ‘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.

 

Engelhardt, Nina. ‘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.

 

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

 

Engelhardt, Nina. ‘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.

 

Engelhardt, Nina. ‘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 and Nathan Waddell. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 130-147.

  

Editorials, Dictionary Entries, and Reviews

 

Engelhardt Nina. ‘10 Things to Count on when Working on Literature and Mathematics’. Edinburgh University Press Blog (2018). https://euppublishingblog.com/2018/07/17/10-things-to-count-on-when-working-on-literature-and-mathematics//

 

Schregel, Susanne, Nina Engelhardt and Nicoletta Asciuto. ‘Degrees of Elevation – Modes of Reflection’ (Editorial to special issue Above. Degrees of Elevation). Forthcoming 2019.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Engelhardt, Nina. Review of Reading Divine Nature; Religion and Nature in English Animal Stories. By Anja Höing. Anglistik. Forthcoming 2019.

 

Engelhardt, Nina. 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.

 

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

  

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 of Knowledge', 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

September 2008-November 2012: PhD in English Literature, University of Edinburgh, Funding: College of HSS Research Studentship

2003-2008: Studies of English Literature and Comparative Literature at the Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Université Paris-Sorbonne, University of Edinburgh

 

Invited Talks

Keynote lecture: ‘Modern Mathematics and Literary Form: Building Bridges from Knowing to Being’.
University of Manchester, Mathematics and Modern Literature. May 2018.

Guest Lecture: ‘The Mathematics and Modernism of Zamiatin’s We: Dystopia or Revolutionary
Remedy?’. Russian Research Seminar, University of Edinburgh. 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’. Goethe-Institute Prague.
Was wäre wenn? Alternative Gegenwarten und Projektionen in die Zukunft um 1914.
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’. Queen Mary
University of London. Face to Face – Encounters between the Arts and the
Sciences. Interdisciplinary Colloquium. June 2012.

Guest Lectures: ‘Change, Prediction and Fiction – Mathematics in Pynchon’s Gravity’s Rainbow’,

University of Antwerp, Belgium. November 2010 and November 2011.


‘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 –& amp; amp; amp; amp; amp; amp; amp; amp; amp; amp; amp; amp; amp; amp; amp; amp; amp; amp; lt; /sub>
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.

Member of Editorial Board of journal Interdisciplinary Science Reviews. Since 2017.
Workshop ‘Above. Degrees of Elevation’. Together with Nicoletta Asciuto and Susanne Schregel.
Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, Edinburgh. May 2016.
Funding: Royal Society of Edinburgh / Susan Manning Fund

Lecture Series ‘Körpertechniken – Imaginationstechniken’. Together with Johannes Schick. a.r.t.e.s.
Research Lab ‘Transformations’, University of Cologne. Spring 2016.

Conference ‘Doing Science: Texts, Patterns, Practices’. Together with Julia Hoydis. University of
Cologne. November 2015.
Funding: British Society for Literature and Science Small Grant

Workshop ‘Good Academic Practice’, for doctoral students in the humanities. University of Cologne. May 2015.

Workshop ‘Transformation – A Conceptual Tool in the Humanities’. Together with a.r.t.e.s. Research Lab. University of Cologne. November 2014.

Work in Progress seminar series. University of Edinburgh. 2010-2011.

Professional Development Seminar series. University of Edinburgh. 2010-2011.

Reader for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, Biography Award. University of Edinburgh. 2009 – 2010.

Teaching Qualification

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Since 2014.
Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice. University of Edinburgh, 2014.

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