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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
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Sprechstunde

Montag, 27. Juli 2020:                      13:00 – 14.00 Uhr

Dienstags, am 11 & 25. August
und 3. September 2020:                   13:00 – 14.00 Uhr  

 

Monographs and Edited Collections

  1. Engelhardt, Nina. Modernism, Fiction and Mathematics. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018. (paperback 2019).

          Reviews:

  1. a) Pulsifer, Rebecah, Journal of Modern Literature (JML) 43.2 (2020). 186-189.

                   DOI: 10.2979/jmodelite.43.2.12

  1. b) Sascha Pöhlmann,  Anglistik1 (2019). 186-188.

                                 DOI: https://doi.org/10.33675/ANGL/2019/1/17

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

                                DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ang-2019-0030

  1. d) Sergej Macura, Orbit: A Journal of American Literature1 (2019).

                   DOI: https://doi.org/10.16995/orbit.1810

 

  1. e) Johann A. Makowsky,  Notices of the American Mathematical Society (in print)

                                 https://arxiv.org/pdf/1907.05787.pdf

 

  1. Engelhardt, Nina and Julia Hoydis, eds. ‘Doing Science: Texts, Patterns, Practices’. Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 42.3 (2017). (peer-reviewed)
  2. Engelhardt, Nina and Julia Hoydis, eds. Representations of Science in Twenty-First-Century Fiction: Human and Temporal Connectivities. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. (peer-reviewed)
  3. Asciuto, Nicoletta, Nina Engelhardt and Susanne Schregel, eds. ‘Above. Degrees of Elevation’. Space and Culture 23.4 (in print). (peer-reviewed)
  4. Tubbs, Robert, Alice Jenkins and Nina Engelhardt, eds. Handbook of Literature and Mathematics . London: Palgrave Macmillan, (in print).
  5. Engelhardt, Nina and Johannes Schick, eds. Erfinden, Schöpfen, Machen: Körpertechniken und Imaginationstechniken [Inventing, Creating, Doing: Techniques of the Body and Techniques of the Imagination]. Bielefeld: transcript, (in preparation for publication in 2020).

 

Journal Articles

  1. Engelhardt, Nina. ‘What – and How – Form Knows: Form, Formalism, and Mathematics in Virginia Woolf’s Fiction’. Anglistik (2019). 31-46. ( peer-reviewed)
  2. 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. (peer-reviewed)
  3. 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. (peer-reviewed)
  4. Engelhardt, Nina. ‘Scientific Metafiction and Postmodernism’. Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Special Issue: Aspects of the Science Novel 64.2 (2016). 189-205. ( peer-reviewed)
  5. 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. (peer-reviewed)
  6. Engelhardt, Nina. ‘Formulas between Authority and Freedom – Mathematical Views from Modernity to Modernism’. Variations 21 (2013). 131-144.

Book Chapters

  1. Engelhardt, Nina. ‘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. Ed. David E. Rowe and Joseph W. Dauben). London: Bloomsbury. In Review.
  2. Engelhardt, Nina and Johannes Schick. ‘Einleitung: Erfinden, Schöpfen, Machen: Körpertechniken und Imaginationstechniken’. Erfinden, Schöpfen, Machen: Körpertechniken und Imaginationstechniken . Ed. Nina Engelhardt and Johannes Schick. Bielefeld: transcript, ( in preparation for publication in 2020).
  3. Engelhardt, Nina and 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, (in print).
  4. Engelhardt, Nina. ‘Mathematics and Modernism’. Handbook of Mathematics and Literature. Ed. Robert Tubbs, Alice Jenkins, and Nina Engelhardt. London: Palgrave. In print.
  5. 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, 2019. 1-17. ( peer-reviewed)
  6. Engelhardt, Nina. ‘Pynchon and Mathematics’. Thomas Pynchon in Context. Ed. Inger Dalsgaard. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 233-238.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Engelhardt, Nina. ‘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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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, Nicoletta Asciuto, and Nina Engelhardt. ‘Editorial: Degrees of Elevation – Modes of Reflection’. Space and Culture 23.4 (2020). 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1177/1206331219896985

 

Engelhardt, Nina and 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. Ed. Vassiliki Kolocotroni und Olga Taxidou. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017. 153.

 

Engelhardt, Nina. ‘Mathematics’. The Edinburgh Dictionary of Modernism. Ed. Vassiliki Kolocotroni und 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 30.3 (2019). 182-184. https://doi.org/10.33675/ANGL/2019/3/16

 

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:                       ‘Mathematics and Literature’. University of St Andrews. Mathematical Cultures and Practices. 8-10 July 2020. (invited, postponed to 2021).

 

Keynote Lecture:                       ‘Modern Mathematics and Literary Form: Building Bridges from Knowing to Being’. University of Manchester, Mathematics and Modern Literature. 3-4 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                                ‘“When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” – Multiple Geschichtsentwürfe presentation      und alternative Welten in Thomas Pynchons Against the Day’.

                                                   Goethe-Institute Prague. Was wäre wenn? Alternative Gegenwarten und Projektionen in die Zukunft um 1914. 3-5 December 2014.

                                                                      

Conference                                ‘Face to Face in the Imaginary Domain: Mathematics and Literature in Musil’s The presentation                      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. 22 June 2012.

 

Guest lectures:                          ‘Change, Prediction and Fiction – Mathematics in Pynchon’s Gravity’s Rainbow’, University of Antwerp, Belgium. 18 November 2010 and 10 November 2011.

 

‘Tolerance in George Eliot’s Daniel Deronda’. Annual Conference of the British Association for Victorian Studies, University of Birmingham. July 2020 (abstract submitted, conference cancelled ).

 

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

 

‘What Form Knows and How It Is: Form, Knowledge, and Being in Mathematics and Literary Fiction’ . Anglistentag 2018 , Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität 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 presentation in the 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 20th 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.

 

(Co-)Conceptionalisation and Organisation of Workshops

 

May 2016                                                                    Workshop ‘Above. Degrees of Elevation’< /sub>

                                                                                    Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, Edinburgh

 

November 2015                                                           Conference ‘Doing Science: Texts, Patterns, Practices’

                                                                                     University of Cologne

 

November 2014                                                           Workshop ‘Transformation – A Conceptual Tool in the Humanities’

                                                                                     Research Lab ‘Transformations’, University of Cologne

 

April 2011                                                                     3-day PhD-Colloquium in Firbush, Killin

                                                                                     Department of English Literature, University of Edinburgh

 

2010 – 2011                                                                  Work in Progress seminar series

                                                                                      Department of English Literature, University of Edinburgh

 

2010 – 2011                                                                  Professional Development Seminar series

                                                                                     Department of English Literature, University of Edinburgh

 

 

 

Activities in Editorial Boards and as Reviewer

 

2017 – today                                                                 Member of the Editorial Boards of the journal Interdisciplinary Science

                                                                                      Reviews

 

2013 – today                                                                 Reviewer for Humanities, Contemporary Literature, Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, Orbit: A Journal of American Literature und Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies

 

2009 – 2010                                                                  Reader for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize

 

 

 

Moderating Events and Workshop Participation

 

December 2020                                                            Participation in Workshop ‘History of Mathematics: A Global Cultural Approach’ (invited)

                                                                                     Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach (Oberwolfach Research Institute for Mathematics)

 

September 2020                                                            Participation in Workshop Cultural History of Mathematics in the 19th and 20th Centuries’. Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin (cancelled)

 

June 2019                                                                     Moderation: ‘Die Zukunft der Raumfahrt’, Conversation between Professor Dr. Stefanos Fasoulas and Dr. Karlheinz Steinmüller

                                                                                      Next Frontiers – Applied Fiction Days , Stuttgart

 

December 2016                                                            Response in Fiction Meets Science Workshop ‘Beyond the Literary Science Novel? Genres of Narrating Science and the Case of Climate Change Fiction’. Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg Delmenhorst

 

June 2015                                                                      Response in the Panel ‘Aesthetics’

                                                                                      ‘Forum 2015: Reception | Transculturation’

                                                                                      a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School for the Humanities Cologne

 

May 2015                                                                      ‘Good Academic Practice’ Workshop for PhD students

                                                                                      University of Cologne

 

February 2013                                                              Presentation as part of the ‘Advanced Teaching Workshop for Postgraduates’, part of Innovative Learning Week

                                                                                     Department of English Literature, University of Edinburgh

Teaching Qualification

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

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