2017

"Post/dokumentarische Computerspiele: Intersubjektive Instabilität und subjektivierende Metaphorik in JFK Reloaded und The Cat and the Coup." Paper presented October 7, 2017 at the Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für Medienwissenschaft "Zugänge," October 4 to 7, 2017, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg.

"Transmedial Narratology: Aims and Scope"/"Video Game Storyworlds and the Problem of Representational Correspondence." Keynotes during the SINS: Summer Course in Narrative Studies 2017, July 30 to August 4, 2017, Sandbjerg, Denmark.

"Post/Documentary: Referential Multimodality in 'Animated Documentaries' and 'Documentary Games.'" Paper presented July 7, 2017 at the international conference on the forthcoming "Handbook Factuality" of the Graduate School Factual and Fictional Narration, July 6 to 8, 2017, University of Freiburg.

"Referentielle Multimodalität in post/dokumentarischen Computerspielen." Paper presented June 2, 2017 during the workshop "Fakt/Fiktion: Referentielle Multimodalität in der digitalen Medienkultur," June 1 to 2, 2017, University of Tübingen.

"Fakt/Fiktion: Einführung in ein komplexes Begriffsfeld." Paper presented June 1, 2017 during the workshop "Fakt/Fiktion: Referentielle Multimodalität in der digitalen Medienkultur," June 1 to 2, 2017, University of Tübingen.

"Transmedial Narratology." Paper presented March 24, 2017, during the Contemporary Narrative Theory Sessions at the Annual Conference of the International Society for the Study of Narrative, March 23 to 26, 2017, Lexington, Kentucky.

"Alles nur ein Spiel? Zur intersubjektiven Konstruktion von Storyworlds in neueren Computerspielen." Guest lecture January 11, 2017 in the lecture series "Spiel(e) mit Fiktionalität," Comparative Literature, University of Göttingen.

2016

"Computerspielwelten: Zur intersubjektiven (In-)Stabilität von Spielräumen und Spielgeschehen." Keynote December 10, 2016 at the interdisciplinary conference "Spielzeichen II - Raumspiele/Spielräume," December 9 to December 11, 2016, Passau.

"Transmedial Narratology and the Intersubjective Construction of Video Game Storyworlds." Lecture November 30, 2016, at the East Asia Institute (Japan Studies), University of Leipzig.

"Einleitung: Anmerkungen zur Narrativität von Bildern aus transmedialer Perspektive." Paper presented November 5, 2016 during the workshop "Piktoriale Narratologie," November 26, 2016, Tübingen.

"Zur Gemachtheit post/dokumentarischer Computerspiele." Paper presented November 11, 2016 at the Volkswagen-Symposium "Zur Ästhetik des Gemachten in Animation und Comic," November 9 to 11, 2016, Hannover.

"Zur Einführung: Transmediale Narratologie." Paper presented November 4, 2016 during the workshop "What Is Narrative?" at the Graduate School Factual and Fictional Narration, November 4 to 5, 2016, University of Freiburg.

"Narratologische Comicanalyse." Paper presented September 30, 2016 during the workshop "Comics Criticism: Grundlagen der Comicanalyse" at the Annual Conference of the haft für Medienwissenschaften, September 28 to October 1, 2016, Berlin.

"Comics Analysis and Transmedial Narratology." Paper presented July 8, 2016 at the workshop "Interdisciplinary Comics Research," July 7 to July 8, 2016 at the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Institute for Advanced Study, Delmenhorst.

"'We are going to kill them all': Narrative Complexity and Evaluative Perspective Structures in Post-9/11 Films and Television Series." Lecture June 23, 2016 in the lecture series "Narrating 9/11: Media and the 'War on Terror,'" Philipp Stenger, Jan-Noël Thon, and Anne Ulrich, University of Tübingen.

"Transmedial Narratology and the Intersubjective Construction of Video Game Storyworlds." Keynote June 21, 2016 at the international conference "Mind - Media - Narrative," June 20 to June 22, 2016, Warsaw.

"Transmedial Strategies of Subjective Representation and Structures of Subjectivity." Paper presented June 16, 2016 at the Annual Conference of the International Society for the Study of Narrative, June 16 to June 18, 2016, Amsterdam.

"Transmedial Narratology: The Intersubjective Construction of Storyworlds and the Problem of Representational Correspondence." Guest lecture April 6, 2016, at the Centre for Intermedial and Multimodal Studies, Linnaeus University, Växjö.

"Transmedial Narratology: The Intersubjective Construction of Storyworlds and the Problem of Representational Correspondence." Guest lecture April 5, 2016, at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stockholm University.

"Transmedial Narratology and Converging Storyworlds." Guest lecture March 15, 2016 in the lecture series "Recherches contemporaines en narratologie" at the Centre de recherches sur les arts et le langage (CNRS/EHESS), Paris.

"Transmedial Narratology and Video Games." Keynote and workshop February 25, 2016 at the Winter School "Transmedial Narratology: Theories and Methods," February 23 to February 26, 2016 in Tübingen.

"What Is Transmedial Narratology?" Keynote and workshop February 23, 2016 at the Winter School "Transmedial Narratology: Theories and Methods," February 23 to February 26, 2016 in Tübingen.

"Partizipationskultur und transmediale Welten." Guest lecture January 25, 2016 in the lecture series "Medienkonvergenz," Klaus Sachs-Hombach, University of Tübingen.

2015

"Post/Documentary. Transmediale Narratologie und postdokumentarische Medienformen." Guest lecture November 11, 2015 in the lecture series "Faktuales und fiktionales Erzählen," Graduate School Factual and Fictional Narration, University of Freiburg.

"Game Studies als interdisziplinäres Feld und die Herausforderungen interdisziplinärer Lehre." Paper presented November 3, 2015 at the international conference Clash of Realities, November 2 to November 4, 2015, Cologne.

With Klaus Sachs-Hombach: "Mediality and Multimodality across Media." Paper presented September 22, 2015 at the Second International Symposium on the Theory and Practice of Multimodal Research, September 21 to September 22, 2015, Bremen.

"Transmedial Storyworlds in Convergent Media Culture." Paper presented April 19, 2015 at the conference "Digital Spaces: Game, Design, Art" during the "Playin' Siegen Urban Games Festival," April 19, 2015, Siegen.

"Narrative Convergence. From Transmedial Storyworlds to Transmedial Universes." Paper presented March 6, 2015 at the Annual Conference of the International Society for the Study of Narrative, March 5 to March 8, 2015, Chicago.

With Klaus Sachs-Hombach: "Mediality and Multimodality across Media." Keynote and workshop January 28, 2015 at the Winter School "Mediality and Multimodality across Media," January 28 to January 30, 2015 in Tübingen.

"Independent Games und narrative Komplexität." Guest lecture January 26, 2015 in the lecture series "Medienkonvergenz," Klaus Sachs-Hombach, University of Tübingen.

2014

"Medialität und Multimodalität als Leitbegriffe einer transmedialen Narratologie." Paper presented November 14, 2014 at the conference "Mediale Zeitenwende," November 14 to November 15, 2014 in Cologne.

"Medienreflexives Erzählen in neueren Computerspielen." Paper presented September 18, 2014 at the conference "Das Videospiel zwischen Kunst, Code und Kommerz," September 18 to September 19, 2014 in Munich.

"Transmediale Narratologie." Guest lecture July 15, 2014 in the lecture series "Fiktion - Narration - Kognition," Frauke Berndt, University of Tübingen.

"Transmediale Welten." Guest lecture July 7, 2014 in the lecture series "Einführung in die Medienwissenschaft II," Klaus Sachs-Hombach, University of Tübingen.

"Sound im Computerspiel." Lecture July 1, 2014 in the lecture series "Sound in den Medien. Theorie, Geschichte, Gegenwart," Jan-Noël Thon and Thomas Wilke, University of Tübingen.

"Video Games and Transmedial Storyworlds." Lecture and workshop June 18, 2014 at the Cologne Games Lab of the Cologne University of Applied Sciences.

"Transmediale Figuren und transmediale Welten." Paper presented May 16, 2014 at the workshop "Understanding Transmedia," May 16 to May 17, 2014 in Köln.

"Medienwissenschaft, Comic Studies und transmediale Narratologie." Paper presented April 26, 2014 at the workshop "Comicforschung trifft Medienwissenschaft" of the AG Comicforschung, April 25 to April 26, 2014 in Bochum.

With Klaus Sachs-Hombach: "Transmedial Worlds in Convergent Media Culture." Keynote and workshop February 24, 2014 at the Winter School "Transmedial Worlds in Convergent Media Culture," February 24 to February 28, 2014 in Tübingen.

"Ludonarratology+. Zu neueren narratologischen Ansätzen in der Computerspielforschung." Guest lecture January 21, 2014 in the lecture series "New Game+. Neue Perspektiven der Game Studies," Benjamin Beil, University of Cologne.

2013

"Video Games and Transmedial Storyworlds: Adaptation, Expansion, Modification." Paper presented at the international conference "Rethinking Adaption in the Age of Media Convergence," November 7 to November 9, 2013, Freiburg.

"Narrative Comprehension and Video Games: Simulated Gameplay, Narrative Representation, and the Intersubjective Construction of 'Interactive' Storyworlds." Paper presented July 5, 2013 at the international conference "Games, Cognition, and Emotion Conference on Cognitive Studies of the Video Game Experience," July 5 to July 6, 2013, Hamburg.

"Interactive Representations of Subjectivity." Paper presented June 28, 2013 at the Annual Conference of the International Society for the Study of Narrative, June 26 to June 30, 2013, Manchester.

"Game Studies und Narratologie." Lecture April 30, 2013 in the lecture series "Game Studies. Aktuelle Ansätze der Computerspielforschung," Klaus Sachs-Hombach und Jan-Noël Thon, University of Tübingen.

"Wie Computerspiele erzählen." Guest lecture January 23, 2013 in the undergraduate course "Transmediale Erzähltheorie," Susanne Kaul und Jean-Pierre Palmier, University of Bielefeld.

2012

"Comicnarratologie." Guest lecture December 12, 2012 in the undergraduate course "Ausgewählte Comicanalysen," Stephan Packard, University of Freiburg.

With Klaus Sachs-Hombach: "Spekulation. Ein transmedialer Darstellungsmodus jenseits von Faktualität und Fiktionalität." Paper presented October 6, 2012 at the Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für Medienwissenschaften, October 3 to October 6, 2012, Frankfurt a. M.

"Authors and Narrators across Media." Paper presented September 14, 2012 at the workshop "Author and Narrator" of the Network "Foundational Concepts of Narratology," September 13 to September 14, 2012, Freiburg.

"Transmediales Erzählen." Guest lecture July 24, 2012 in the lecture series "Narratologie," Frauke Berndt, University of Tübingen.

"Transmediales Erzählen." Guest lecture July 4, 2012 in the lecture series "Medienkonvergenz," Klaus Sachs-Hombach, University of Tübingen.

With Felix Reer and Klaus Sachs-Hombach: "Selbstdarstellungsstrategien im Wandel der Medien." Paper presented May 14, 2012 at the Transatlantic Seminar Tübingen - St. Louis, University of Tübingen.

"Narrative Representation across Media. Hypothetical Intentions, Medial Conventions, and the Principle of Charity." Paper presented March 15, 2012 at the international conference "How to Make Believe. The Fictional Truths of the Representational Arts," March 15 to March 17, 2012, Lund.

2011

"Filmnarratologie." Guest lecture December 15, 2011 in the undergraduate course "Filmanalyse," Hannah Birr, University of Tübingen.

"Filmnarratologie." Guest lecture December 14, 2011 in the undergraduate course "Filmanalyse," Meike Uhrig, University of Tübingen.

"Subjectivity across Media. On Transmedial Strategies of Subjective Representation in Contemporary Graphic Novels, Feature Films, and Computer Games." Paper presented July 1, 2011 at the international conference "Storyworlds across Media. Mediality - Multimodality - Transmediality," June 30 to July 2, 2011, Mainz.

"Authors, Narrators, Narratorial Functions. On Transmedial Strategies of Narrative Representation in Contemporary Graphic Novels, Feature Films, and Computer Games." Paper presented March 11, 2011 at the second conference of the European Narratology Network "Working with Stories: Narrative as a Meeting Place for Theory Analysis and Practice," March 10 to March 11, 2011, Kolding.

2010

"Transmediale Figuren. Zu Medialität und Transmedialität von Figurendarstellungen." Guest lecture December 7, 2010 in the lecture series "Transmediales Erzählen im Zeichen der Medienkonvergenz," Karl N. Renner, Marie-Laure Ryan, Jan-Noël Thon, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz.

"Erzähler und Erzählfunktionen. Zu Medialität und Transmedialität des Erzählens in neueren Graphic Novels, Filmen und Computerspielen." Guest lecture November 11, 2010 in the lecture series "Bild-Sprachen. Zur Narratologie und Ikonologie audiovisueller Inszenierungen," Susanne Marschall, University of Tübingen.

"Wer erzählt? Zum Verhältnis von Autorschaft und Erzählen im Rahmen einer transmedialen Narratologie." Paper presented September 11, 2010 at the German National Academic Foundation's research colloquium "Mediales Erzählen III: Kommunikation und narrative Instanzen," September 11 to September 12, 2010, Wuppertal.

"Zur (Trans-)Medialität der Figur." Paper presented April 9, 2010 at the German National Academic Foundation's research colloquium "Mediales Erzählen II: Fakt/Fiktion," April 9 to April 10, 2010, Berlin.

2009

"Äpfel, Birnen, Obstsalat. Kritische Anmerkungen zur vermeintlichen Allgegenwärtigkeit des Erzählens." Paper presented October 10, 2009 at the German National Academic Foundation's research colloquium "[mit] Medien erzählen," October 9 to October 10, 2009, Berlin.

"'It's All In Your Head...' Zu Möglichkeiten und Grenzen einer transmedialen Narratologie am Beispiel des Begriffs der 'Fokalisierung'." Paper presented September 12, 2009 at the German National Academic Foundation's research colloquium "Mediales Erzählen: Medialität, Intermedialität, Transmedialität," September 12 to September 13, 2009, Hamburg.

"Computer Games, Fictional Worlds and Transmedia Storytelling: A Narratological Perspective." Paper presented August 14, 2009 at the international conference The Philosophy of Computer Games 2009, August 13 to August 15, 2009, Oslo.

"Diving into New Worlds. Immersion as Essential Component of the Gaming Experience." Guest lecture on August 1, 2009 at the Games Convention Online Conference, July 31 to August 1, 2009, Leipzig.

"Zur Rezeption von Computerspielen zwischen Immersion und Involvement." Guest lecture July 31, 2009 at the Summer School "Film - Fernsehen - Internet. Kulturwissenschaftliche Rezeptionsforschung," July 27 to July 31, 2009, Hamburg.

"'Ich würde ihnen von Deutschland erzählen...' Subjektivität, unzuverlässiges Erzählen und die Abwesenheit der 'Wende' in Christian Krachts 'Faserland' und Benjamin von Stuckrad-Barres 'Soloalbum'." Paper presented 16 May 2009 at the conference "Nach-Wende-Narrationen," May 15 to May 16, 2009, Bremen.

"Auto(r)fiktion. Zum vermeintlichen Zusammenfallen von auktorialer und narratorialer Stimme bei Christian Kracht und Benjamin von Stuckrad-Barre." Guest lecture May 11, 2009 in the lecture series "Poetik der Oberfläche. Die deutschsprachige Popliteratur der 1990er Jahre," Olaf Grabienski, Till Huber, Jan-Noël Thon, University of Hamburg.

"Vom Nutzen (und Nachteil) einer transmedialen Narratologie." Paper presented on April 19, 2009 at the Doktorandenforum Literatur, April 16 to April 19, 2009, Bonn.

"Filmfiguren/Spielfiguren. Über Figuren in Computerspielverfilmungen." Paper presented March 21, 2009 at the Workshop "Zur Intermedialität des Films", Hamburg.

"Selektion, Organisation, Präsentation. Zu Möglichkeiten und Grenzen einer transmedialen Narratologie am Beispiel des Begriffs der 'narrativen Instanz'." Paper presented March 10, 2009 at the 22th Film- und Fernsehwiss. Kolloquium, March 9 to March 11, 2009, Passau.

2008

"Immersion und Computerspiele." Guest lecture September 30, 2008 in the lecture series "Gamestechnologie und -theorie," Gunther Rehfeld, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences.

"Zur Metalepse im Film am Beispiel von FIGHT CLUB und ADAPTATION." Paper presented September 27, 2008 at the Workshop "Probleme filmischen Erzählens", Hamburg.

"Mind-Bender. Zur Popularisierung komplexer narrativer Strukturen im amerikanischen Kino der 1990er." Guest lecture July 02, 2008 in the lecture series "Post-Coca- Colanization. Zurück zur Vielfalt?," Rebekka Rohleder, Sophia Komor, University of Hamburg.

"Transmedia Storytelling und die Darstellung fiktionaler Welten im Computerspiel des 21. Jahrhunderts." Guest lecture May 20, 2008 in the lecture series "Games and Beyond," Gunther Rehfeld, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences.

"Wahnsinn als Methode. Zum Zusammenhang von Geisteskrankheit und unzuverlässigem Erzählen im populären Mind-Bender am Beispiel von FIGHT CLUB und A BEAUTIFUL MIND." Paper presented March 18, 2008 at the 21th Film- und Fernsehwissenschaftliches Kolloquium, March 17 to March 19, 2008, Weimar.

2007

"Computerspiele und der War on Terror." Guest lecture December 18, 2007 in the lecture series "'Poesie der Bombe.' Literarische und theatrale Reflexionen auf den Terrorismus," Norbert Greiner, Felix Sprang, University of Hamburg.

"Spielen und Rollenspielen. Zu Funktionen von Kommunikation zwischen den Spielern von WORLD OF WARCRAFT." Guest lecture October 30, 2007 in the lecture series "Games Online," Gunther Rehfeld, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences.

"Simulation vs. Narration. Zur Darstellung fiktionaler Welten in neueren Computerspielen." Paper presented March 23, 2007 at the 20th Film- und Fernsehwissenschaftliches Kolloquium, March 21 to March 23, 2007, Paderborn.

2006

"Kommunikation im Computerspiel." Paper presented November 4, 2006 at the Annual Conference of the Fachgruppe Computervermittelte Kommunikation of the DGPuK, November 2 to November 4, 2006, Karlsruhe.

"Immersion revisited. Varianten von Immersion im Computerspiel des 21. Jahrhunderts." Paper presented March 17, 2006 at the 19th Film- und Fernsehwissenschaftliches Kolloquium, March 15 to March 17, 2006, Göttingen.

2005

"Schauplätze und Ereignisse. Über Erzähltechniken im Computerspiel des 21. Jahrhunderts." Paper presented October 7, 2005 at the Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für Medienwissenschaften, October 6 to October 8, 2005, Hamburg.

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