Judith Eckenhoff

M. A.

wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin

photograph of Judith Eckenhoff
Lehr- und Forschungsgebiet Englischsprachige Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft mit dem Schwerpunkt Kognition





Phone: +49 241 8096104
Fax Fax: +49 241 80 92656

Office hours

Wednesday, 9 am to 10 am or by appointment via e-mail

PhD Project

"Postapocalyptic Storyworlds: Estranging Ecologies in Twenty-First Century Speculative Narratives" (working title)

Conference Presentations

"Narrative Impact of Affective Environments in Climate Change Fiction", ASLE Conference: Paradise on Fire, University of California, Davis, USA, 26-30 June 2019.

Mit Jan Alber, "Absorption and the Belief in Behavioral Consequences: How Climate Fiction Impacts on Actual Readers", RCC Workshop: Empirical Ecocriticism, Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Munich, 14-15 December 2018.

"Weird Environments in Post-Apocalyptic Fiction", International Conference on Narrative, McGill University, Montreal, CA, 18-22 April 2018.

"Creative Protest: Re-shaping Storyworlds in Post-Apocalyptic Fiction", EBAAS Conference, King's College London, UK, 4-7 April 2018.

"The Desert in Post-Apocalyptic Narratives", Confronting the Narratives of the Anthropocene, University of Tampere, Finland, 23-24 November 2017.

"The Zombie Apocalypse as Global Ecological Crisis", Transnational Monstrosity in Popular Culture, York St John University, UK, 3. Juni 2017.

„Supernatural Wilderness in William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Tempest”, Locating Fantastika, University of Lancaster, UK, 7.-8. Juli 2015.


Mit Sonja Mausen, "Australian Speculative Indigenous Fiction as Counter-Narrative: Post-Apocalyptic Environments and Indigenous Ancestral Knowledge in Alexis Wright’s The Swan Book", Routledge Handbook of Counter-Narratives, ed. Marianne Wolff Lundholt & Klarissa Lueg, erscheint 2019.


Tutorial: Practical Introduction to Literary Studies (SS 2019)
Seminar: Victorian Literature (WS 2018/19)
Tutorial: Applications of Periods of English and American Literature (WS 2018/19)
Tutorial: Practical Introduction to Literary Studies (SS 2018)
Seminar: Ecocriticism (WS 2017/18)
Seminar: Introductory Seminar Literary Studies (SS 2017)
Seminar: Gothic and Horror Fiction (WS 2016/17)
Seminar: Introduction to Culture & History (SS2015, WS 2015/16, Universität Freiburg)
Tutorial: Introduction to Literary Studies (2013 – 2016, Universität Freiburg)

Academic CV

Seit 10/2016
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Lehrstuhl für Englischsprachige Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft mit dem Schwerpunkt Kognition an der RWTH Aachen

10/2012 – 09/2016
Masterstudium British and North American Cultural Studies
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

09/2010 – 01/2011
Studium an der University of Aberdeen, UK

10/2008 – 09/2012
Bachelorstudium English Studies & Medienkommunikation an der Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn

Memberships and Affiliations

European Association for Study of Literature, Culture and the Environment