GRETA OLSON

Greta Olson

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Greta Olson is Professor of English and American Literary and Cultural Studies at the University of Giessen and was Fellow at the Käte Hamburger Center for Advanced Study in the Humanities “Law as Culture” in Bonn (2014, 2016) and is a member the Scientific Advisory Board there. She is a general editor of the European Journal of English Studies (EJES), and the co-founder of the European Network for Law and Literature.

Greta’s work attempts to bridge academic, political, and aesthetic pursuits. She wishes to facilitate projects on the nexus between political and artistic practices. She mentors research on cultural approaches to law, the politics of narrative, critical media and US American studies, and feminism and sexuality studies. Relevant publications include:

Selected Publications:

With Mirjam Horn-Schott (2018). “Beyond Gender: Towards a Decolonized Queer Feminist Future.” Beyond Gender: Futures of Feminist and Sexuality Studies – An Advanced Introduction. Ed. Greta Olson, Daniel Hartley, Mirjam Horn-Schott, and Leonie Schmidt. Abingdon: Routledge. 1-23.

(2018). “Loving Feminism: Negotiating Differences in the Classroom.” Beyond Gender: Futures of Feminist and Sexuality Studies – An Advanced Introduction. Ed. Greta Olson, Daniel Hartley, Mirjam Horn-Schott, and Leonie Schmidt. Abingdon: Routledge. 156-178.

(2017). “Feminist Perspectives on Criminal Justice in Popular Culture.” Oxford Encyclopedia of Criminology. New York: Oxford UP. No pag.