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Christina Ljungberg


Christina Ljungberg

Titularprofessorin in English and American literature at the University of Zurich


Curriculum Vitae
Research Focus
Research Projects
Academic Editorial Activities
Conference Organisation
Conference Financial Responsibilities
Invited Lectures
Conference Papers
Membership in Academic Associations
List of Publications
- Books
- Editions
- Articles
- Forthcoming Articles
- In Preparation
- Book Reviews
- Recent Short Articles/Reports



NATIONALITY: Swedish and Swiss
LANGUAGES: Swedish, English, German, Swiss German, French, Italian (active), Spanish (passive)


ACADEMIC EDUCATION


1988
Filosofie Kandidatsexamen in English Literature and Linguistics, French, and Spanish (BA), University of Lund. Thesis on “The French Lieutenant’s Woman: A Study of a Novel and its Film Adaptation”

1993
Lizentiat Philosophiae (MA) in English Literature and Linguistics, Scandinavian Literature and Communication Sciences, University of Zurich, supervisor MA thesis Prof. Max Nänny, title “Voices and Visions in Margaret Atwood’s Cat’s Eye”

1998
Doctorate, University of Zurich, doctoral thesis “To Join, to Fit, and to Make: The Creative Craft of Margaret Atwood’s Fiction,” supervisor Prof. Max Nänny

May 2006
Visiting Benjamin Meaker Fellow at the University of Bristol for the project Performativity / Place / Space

2008
Habilitation, University of Zurich. Privatdozentin in English and American Literature. Postdoctoral thesis “Diagrams in Narrative: Performative Strategies in Texts” . 

2011

Fellow of the Myrifield Institute of Cognition and the Arts, in Heath MA. www.myrifield.org

2014

Titularprofessorin at the University of Zurich




SUBJECTS TAUGHT:

British and American nineteenth and twentieth-century literature
Postcolonial literature and theory
Narratology
Visuality and Narrativity
Literary theory
Cultural theory



RESEARCH FOCUS

British, North-American and Postcolonial narrative and lyrical texts (18th-20th centuries); literary theory, cultural theory (cultural studies), gender, film and media, intermediality, visuality, cognitive studies with particular emphasis on the semiotic interrelationship between verbal and visual media in art, photography and cartography.


RESEARCH PROJECTS

NATIONAL

Research e-learning project funded by University of Zurich together with Dr. Anja Janoschka to further material and online research for advanced students (2008-2013).

INTERNATIONAL

The Crisis of Representation
2000 – 2003 with Professor Winfried Nöth, University of Kassel (D) “The Crisis of Representation: Its Semiotic Foundations and its Manifestations in Culture and the Media.” The results of the project were published in Semiotica as a special issue by the same name.

Iconicity in Language and Literature

2005 – Iconicity Research Project between the Universities of Amsterdam and Zurich (http://home.hum.uva.nl/iconicity). Co-ordinator together with Prof. Olga Fischer, Amsterdam (NL). The project, which was founded by Max Nänny and Olga Fischer in Zurich in 1997, organizes biannual symposia (Zurich 1997, Amsterdam 1999, Jena 2001, Louvain 2003, Cracow 2005 and Johannesburg 2007 -Johannesburg partly funded by SAGW, the Swiss Association for the Humanities; Toronto 2009). Five volumes have issued from the previous conferences, all published by John Benjamins, Amsterdam and Philadelphia, in the series Iconicity in Language and Literature (ILL): Form Miming Meaning (1999), The Motivated Sign (2001), From Sign to Signing (2003), Outside-In–Inside-Out (2005), and Insistent Images (2007), Signergy (2009), Semblance and Signification ( 2011), and Iconic Investigation (2013) in the same series. The volume from the Tokyo conference, East Meets West, will appear in 2015.

A Literary Atlas of Europe

2007 – A Literary Atlas of Europe Project (http://www.literaturatlas.eu) between the Institut für Kartografie, ETH Zürich (CH); the Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen (D) and the Karls-Universität, Prag (CZ). Member of the group of experts (responsible for the English texts), actively working with cartographic solutions and conducting model studies. The project will feature single sample chapters (large-format print version and/or CD-ROM or web-based access), monographs: publication series with portraits and profiles of selected literary landscapes and cities as well as transcripts / documentation of two international conferences on literary geography – Göttingen (2007) and Prague (2009).

Arbeitsgruppe Kartierung von Zeit und Bewegung

2007 - Continuation of the project “Diagramm, Modell, Karte” between the Humboldt Universität, the Freie Universität Berlin, the TU Berlin, Universität Basel, Zürich and Konstanz, which organizes workshops among a team of experts from various fields. The first one, “Fluide Welten. Zur Kartierung von Zeit und Bewegung” took place 27-28 August, 2007, at Eikones Basel, the second, "Visuelle Navigation", at the University of Konstanz 12-13 June, 2008. The third meeting, "Punkte und Flecken," took place 26-27 June 2009 at the Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln. "Die Erkenntniskraft der Linie," the fourth meeting, will be held at Potsdam, Berlin, 18-19 February, 2010.

Member of the Working Group on Art & Cartography (http://artcarto.wordpress.com/

Member of the Expert Panel at the Forum for Intermediality Studies (IMS) based at Linnaeus University (Växjö), Sweden.


ACADEMIC EDITORIAL ACTIVITIES

General Editor of the Iconicity in Language and Literature Series (ILL) at John Benjamins, Amsterdam and Philadelphia.
I am also involved in The Public Journal of Semiotics started by Paul Bouissac in Toronto (http://semiotics.ca/), on the advisory board of the Semiotics Encyclopedia ("http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/epc/srb/dse/index.html" http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/epc/srb/dse/index.html) and on the  editorial board of “Imagine Media! Media Borders and Intermediality,” an international project based at the University of Växjö (SE). 



CONFERENCE ORGANIZATION

Johannesburg, 1-4 April 2007.
The Sixth International Symposium on Iconicity in Language and Literature.
External organizer together with Prof. Olga Fischer.

Zurich, 19-21 April 2007.
“Körperfigurationen / Le corps réfléchi / El cuerpo refigurado.”
Colloquium at the University of Zurich organized by the SGS / ASS (Schweizerische
Gesellschaft für Semiotik /Association Suisse de la Semiotique).

Helsinki, 12 June 2007.
“Pragmatic-Semiotic Concepts and the Arts.”
Co-director of section with Prof. Harri Veivo. Ninth IASS/AIS World Congress in
Helsinki 11-14 June 2007.

Zurich, 10 November 2007.
“The Body in Contemporary American Culture.” International Colloquium at the University of Zurich
organized by the Board of the Swiss Association of North American Studies (SANAS).

Zurich, 19 April 2008

"Aesthetik des Anthropomorphen" / "l'esthétique des antropomorphes". Colloquium at the University of Zurich organized by the Board of the SGS / ASS (Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Semiotik / Association Suisse Semiotique).

Zürich, 24-25 April 2009

"Nachdenken über das Handwerk: Wie reflektieren die Wissenschaft und die Künste ihr eigenes Tun?"  International Colloquium at the University of Zurich organized by the Board of the SGS / ASS (Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Semiotik / Association Suisse Semiotique).

Toronto, 9-14 June 2009

The Seventh Symposium of Iconicity in Language and Literature" 9-14 June at Victoria College, University of Toronto. External organizer together with Professor Olga Fischer.

 Växjö, 16-18 June 2011

The Eighth International Symposium on Iconicity in Language and Literature 16-18 June at the Linnaeus University, Campus Växjö, Sweden.
External organizer together with Prof. Olga Fischer.

Zurich 9-10 November 2012.

Cultures in Conflict / Conflicting Cultures, at the University of Zurich. Joint biannual SANAS / AAAS conference, organizer together with Prof. Elisabeth Bronfen.

Tokyo, 3-5 May 2013.

The Ninth International Symposium on Iconicity in Language and Literature 3-5 May 2014 at the Graduate School of Communication at Rikkyo University. Tokyo. External organizer together with Prof. Olga Fischer.

Tübingen, 26-28 March 2015.

The Tenth International Symposium on Iconicity in Language and Literature 26-28 March 2016 at the Eberhard-Karls University in Tübingen. External organizer together with Prof. Olga Fischer.

CONFERENCE FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

As the treasurer of SANAS (since 2002) and the ASS ( 2006-2011) I have had the financial responsibility of the biannual conferences for these two associations as well as presenting their yearly financial statements. I also secured part funding for the ILL (Iconicity in Language and Literature) conference in Johannesburg in April 2007 (from the SAGW, the Swiss Academy of the Humanities) .


INVITED LECTURES


Kassel, 16 February 2001:
“Wilderness from an ecosemiotic perspective.”
International Colloquium on the “Semiotic Threshold between Nature and Culture” at the Wissenschaftliches Zentrum für Kulturforschung at the University of Kassel, 16-17 February 2001, invited by Prof. Dr. Winfried Nöth.

Boldern, 21 January 2002:
“Mapping new space: The relationship between map and text in Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe.”
Graduate Course on “Text-Bild- Karte: Kartographien der Vormoderne” at Boldern Männedorf, Universities of Basel and Zurich, 20-23 January 2002, invited by Prof. Dr. Jürg Glauser and Prof. Dr. Christian Kiening.

Kassel, 19 July 2002:
“Mapping the territories of being: Art, body and digital media.”
Tenth International Congress of DSG (German Association of Semiotics) on “Body – Embodiment – Disembodiment,” University of Kassel 19-21 July 2002, invited by Prof. Dr. Winfried Nöth.

Lund, 4 November 2002:
“Logiska aspekter på kartor.”
Guest lecture in the graduate seminar on “The Semiotic of Maps.” Department of Semiotics at Lund University 4 November 2002, invited by Prof. Göran Sonesson.

Lugano, 8 April 2003:
“Meeting the cultural other: Semiotic approaches to intercultural communication.”
Guest lecture in the seminar on “Semiotics and Communication” at USI, Lugano, invited by Prof. Dr. Peter Schulz.

Frankfurt/Oder, 24 June 2005:
“The End of Style?”
Round table paper together with Edgar Imhof, Dieter Mersch, Winfried Nöth and Lucia Santaella at the triennual conference of the DSG (German Society of Semiotics) at the European University of Viadrina, Frankfurt/Oder 24-26 June 2005, invited by Prof. Dr. Winfried Nöth.

Kassel, 8-9 July 2005.
“The Artist and her Bodily Self in Digital Arts/Media.”
International Colloquium on “Self-referentiality in the Media” at the University of Kassel, invited by Prof. Winfried Nöth, Kassel.

Liverpool, 16-18 September 2005.
“Triangular Strategies. Cross-Mapping the Curious Spaces of Siri Hustvedt, Paul Auster and Sophie Calle.” Symposium on “Narrated Spaces – Liminal Discourses” at Hope University, Liverpool, invited by Lucy Kay, Head of Arts and Humanities, Liverpool.

Bari, 16-18 February 2006.
“Cognition and Literary Interpretation.”
International Colloquium on “Communication, Interpretation, Translation” at the University of Bari, invited by Prof. Augusto Ponzio and Prof. Susan Petrilli.

Nagoya, 10 March 2006.
“Cognition and Interpretation.”
Guest lecture at Nagoya Gakuin University, invited by Prof. William Herlofsky.

Bristol, 18 May 2006.
“Cognition and Performativity.”
Guest lecture at Bristol University for the project “Performativity / Place / Space,” invited by Prof. Martin White.

Bristol, 20 May 2006.
“Urban Movement as Performative Utterance.”
Symposium on “Movement, Mapping, Mobility” at Bristol University in connection with the project “Performativity / Place / Space,” invited by Prof. Martin White.

Sao Paulo, 1-4 June 2006.
“Mapping the Territories of Being.”
Keynote address at the First International Congress on “Technological Esthetics: Transmutations of the body in art-science, wearable computers, and games.” The conference celebrated the opening of a new graduate course on Technologies of Intelligence and Digital Design. Invited by Prof. Lucia Santaella.

Imatra, Finland, 10-15 June 2006
“Subjectivity as Performance in Literary Texts.”
Keynote address in the workshop session of “The Current State Of Literary Semiotics.”
Invited by Prof. Harri Veivo (Helsinki).

Berlin, 20-23 February 2007.
“New Maps for New Spaces.”
Keynote address at the Symposium on “Mapping Anthropotechnical Space” at the Freie Universität Berlin. Invited by Prof. Sybille Krämer, Dr. Gabriele Gramelsberger and Oliver Lerone Schultz.

Pretoria, 5 April 2007.
“Cognition and Literary Interpretation.”
Guest lecture for the Cognitive Sciences Project at the University of Pretoria, invited by Prof. Zac Kotze.

Lund, 6 May 2007.
“Iconicity in Language and Literature.”
Guest lecture at the Department for Art and Semiotics at Lund University, Sweden, invited by Prof. Göran Sonesson.

Helsinki, 12 June 2007.
“Mapping Fluid Spaces.”
Lecture at the session of “Pragmatic-Semiotic Concepts and the Arts” at “Communication, Understanding, Misunderstanding.” Ninth IASS/AIS World Congress in Helsinki 11-17 June, invited by Prof. Eero Tarasti and Prof. Harri Veivo.

Basel, 28 August 2007.
“Mapping Spaces.” “Fluide Welten” – Eikones NFS Bildkritik, 27-28 August Universität Basel, invited by Dr. Gabriele Gramelsberger and Gloria Meynen.

Göttingen, 6 October 2007.
“Cartographic Strategies in Contemporary Fiction.”
“Schauplätze, Handlungsräume, Raumphantasien – Perspektiven einer Geographie der Literatur,” 4. – 7. Oktober, Georg-August Universität Göttingen, invited by Prof. Heinz Detering und Dr. Barbara Piatti.

Prague, 19 October 2007.
“Mapping Fluid Spaces: Semiotic Bodies and Cyberart.”
Keynote address at the Colloquium “Frontiers of Theory” held during the conference “The Prague School and Theories of Structure” at the Charles University in Prague 18-20 October, invited by Prof. Martin Prochazka and Dr. Louis Armand.

Konstanz, 12 June 2008. "On Being Lost in Space." Colloquium on Visual Navigation at the University of Konstanz 12-13- June, invited by PD Dr. Steffen Bogen.

Linköping, 29 October 2008. "Performativity and Positionality in Margaret Atwood's Poetry." Guest Lecture at the Institutet för Språk och Kulture (ISK), invited by Prof. Lars-Håkan Svensson.

Linköping, 30 October 2008. "Voice and Performance in Literary Texts." Guest Seminar at the Institutet für Språk och Kulture (ISK), invited by Prof. Lars-Håkan Svensson.

Groningen, 25 May 2009. "Unbinding the Text: Intersemiotic Translations in Peter Greenaway's Prospero's Books." Talk given at the Symposium  on “Intermediality: Terms, Concepts and Approaches” at the University of Groningen, May 25-26, 2009, invited by Drs. Else Jongeneel and Valerie Robbillard.

Heath MA 15-17 June 2009. "Cognitive Poetics and Iconicity." Leading an international colloquium  at the Myrifield Institute of Cognition and the Arts, Heath, MA. Invited by Prof. Margaret Freeman and Donald Freeman.

Heath MA 16 June 2009. "Mapping the Body: Experiencing Literature through Physical Space." Lyceum Series at the Heath Community Hall.

Köln, 26 June 2009. "Dots and Speckles in Julie Mehretu’s Cartographies of the Future." Talk given at the workshop on "Punkte und Flecken," 26-27 June 2009 at the Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln, invited by Prof. Peter Bexte and Dr. Gabriele Gramelsberger.

Potsdam, 18 February 2010. "Taking the Line for a Walk." Talk given at the "Linien-workshop Potsdam" at the Fachhochschule Potsdam, 18-19 February 2010, invited by Dr. Birgit Schneider.

Berlin, 12 June 2010. "Maps from Nowhere." Talk given at the conference "Bilder vom Nirgendwo" 10-12 June at the Freie Universität Berlin in the Exzellence Cluster project TOPOI, The Formation and Transformation of Space and Knowledge in Ancient Civilizations, invited by Dr. Janne Arp
 and Jan Wöpking.

Linnaeus University (Campus Växjö), 7 October 2010. "Virtual Time and Space in Media," 7-9 October 2010.  Symposium at the Forum for Intermediality Studies (IMS), invited by Prof. Lars Elleström.

Linnaeus University (Campus Växjö), 13 May 2011. "Adaptation and Media Transformation," 13-14 May 2011.  Symposium at the Forum for Intermediality Studies (IMS), invited by Prof. Lars Elleström.

Berlin, 7 July 2011. "Diagrammatic Aspects of Maps", talk given at the conference on "Thinking with Diagrams: Space, Inscription, Knowledge" 7-9 July 2011 at the Freie Universität Berlin in the Excellence Cluster project TOPOI and the Research Training Group "Schriftbildlichkeit", invited by Prof. Sybille Krämer and Jan Wöpking.

Louvain-la-Neuve, 1 September 2011. "Laurie Anderson's Versions of Döblin/Fassbinder, Melville and Massenet/Corneille", at the conference "Philology and the Performing Arts" 1-3 September 2011 at the Catholique University of Louvain, invited by Profs. Costantino Maeder and Mattia Cavagna.

Zurich, 11 June 2012. "Visualizing imaginary spaces," at the  Art & Cartography Workshop "Cartography and Narrative" at the Institute of Cartography and Geoinformation 11-13 June, invited by B. Piatti and S. Caquard.

Aarhus, 30 January 2014. "Cognitive aspects of iconicity in textual diagrams", plenary lecture at the Aarhus University Winter Symposium 2014, "Diagrams in language: iconicity, schema, space" 29-31 January 2014.

Sao Paulo, 1 September 2014. "The Body on Edge: Technology, Environment, and Posthuman Nature", at PUC, Postgraduate Lecture, invited by Prof. Lucia Santaella.

Luzern, 7 November 2014. "Cartographic Strategies in Fiction", talk at the AGM of the SGK (Swiss Cartographic Society).




CONFERENCE PAPERS 

Amsterdam, 26 March 1999:
“Iconic dimensions in Margaret Atwood’s poetry and prose.” Second Symposium on “Iconicity in Language and Literature,” University of Amsterdam 25-27 March 1999.

Imatra, Finland, 19 June 2000:
“(Mis)reading the signs: Problems of interaction in contemporary Canadian fiction.”
Conference at the “Nordic-Baltic Summer Institute for Semiotic and Structural Studies” in Imatra 12-21 June 2000.

Zurich, 19 November 2000:
“Yonder: The myth of place in Siri Hustvedt’s fiction.” International biannual conference of SANAS (Swiss Association for North-American Studies) on “American Foundational Myths: Visualizations and Verbalizations” University of Zurich 17-19 November 2000.

Copenhagen, 24 November 2000:
“Mapping as metaphor.”Congress of NASS (Nordic Association for Semiotic Studies) on “Models, Maps, Schemata: Semiotics and Cognitive Science” at the University of Copenhagen 23-25 November 2000.

Jena, 30 March 2001:
“Diagrams in Narrative: Visual Strategies in Contemporary Fiction.”
Third Symposium on “Iconicity in Language and Literature” at the University of Jena 29-31 March 2001.

Quebec, 18 October 2001:
“Cartographic Intrusions in Postcolonial Fiction.”
Sixth World Congress of Visual Semiotics on “The visual in the age of the postvisual / Le visuel à l'ère du post-visuel” at the University of Quebec 16-21 October 2001.

Toronto, 20 October 2001:
“City Maps: The Cartosemiotic Connection.”
Annual conference of the American Society of Semiotics on “Semiosis in the City” at the University of Toronto 19-21 October 2001.

Hamburg, 26 July 2002:
“Cartographic Strategies in Contemporary Fiction.”
The Sixth International Word & Image Conference at the University of Hamburg 21-27 July 2002.

Lausanne, 22 November 2002:
“Constructing New ‘Realities’: The Performative Function of Maps in Contemporary Fiction.”
International biannual conference of SANAS (Swiss Association of North-American Studies) on “Representing Realities” at the University of Lausanne 22-23 November 2002.

Vienna, 7 December 2002:
“Cartography and Fiction.”
Fifth Interdisciplinary Symposium on “Picture language – Visualization – Diagrammatics” at the University of Vienna 6-8 December 2002.

Louvain, 28 March 2003:
“Photographs in Narrative.”
Fourth International Symposium on “Iconicity in Language and Literature” at the University of Louvain 27-29 March 2003.

Neuchâtel, 22 May 2003:
“Spatial Strategies in Contemporary English Fiction”. Annual SAUTE (Swiss Association of University Teachers of English) conference on “The Space of English” at the University of Neuchâtel 22-24 May 2003.

Lyon, 10 July 2004:
“Between Word and Image: The Performative Function of Photographs in Fiction.” Eighth IASS/AIS World Congress on the “Signs of the World: Interculturality and Globalization” at the University of Lyon III 7-12 July 2004.

Helsinki, 27 September 2004:
“Models of Reading: Diagrammatic Aspects of Literary Texts.” Conference on “Cognition and Literary Interpretation in Practice” at the University of Helsinki 27-29 September 2004.

Fribourg, 11 November 2004:
“Charting the Space in-between: Margaret Atwood’s Lakeshore Poems.” International biannual conference of SANAS (Swiss Association of North-American Studies) on “American Poetry” at the University of Fribourg 11-12 November 2004.

Copenhagen, 2 December 2004:
“Performativity and Photography: The Performative Function of Photographs in Contemporary Fiction.”
Symposium on “Performativity: A Paradigm for the Studies of Art and Culture?” at the University of Copenhagen 30 November -3 December 2004.

Cracow, 19 March 2005.
“Palindromes as Icons of Disorientation and Reorientation in literary texts.”
Fifth Symposium on “Iconicity in Language and Literature” 17-20 March 2005 at the Jagiellonian University of Krákow.

Johannesburg, 2 April 2007.
“Diagrammatic Figurations as Textual Performance.” Sixth Symposium on “Iconicity in Language and Literature” 1-4 April 2007 at the University of Johannesburg.

Linnaeus University (Campus Växjö), 26 October 2007. “Performative Strategies in Intermedial Art.”
International conference on “Imagine Media! Media Borders and Intermediality,” at the university of Växsjö 25-28 October 2007.

Toronto, 12 June 2009. "Unbinding the text: Intermedial iconicity in Peter Greenaway's Prospero's Books. Talk given at the Cognitive Poetics workshop at The Seventh Internaitonal Symposium on Iconicity in Language and Literature 9-14 June at Victoria College at the University of Toronto.

La Coruna, 24 September 2009. "Cartographies of the future: Julie Mehretu's dynamic charting of fluid spaces." Talk given at the 10th World Congress of Semiotics at La Coruna 22-26 September 2009.

Växjö, 17 June 2011. "Diagrammatic aspects of maps in fiction." Talk given at the Eighth International Symposium on Iconicity in Language and Literature 16-18 June at the Linnaeus University, Campus Växjö.

Tokyo, 3 May 2013. Workshop "Iconicity in translation", at the Ninth Symposium on Iconicity in Language and Literature at the Graduate School of Translation at Rikkyo University.

Rome, 5 September 2013."Mapping European travel in literature: Identifying geographies of change", talk given at EUGEO 2013 at University of La Sapienza, Rome.

Zurich, 30 November 2013. "Mapping Utopia". Talk given at conference Travelling Narratives, University of Zurich 29 November-1 December 2013.


MEMBERSHIPS IN ACADEMIC ASSOCIATIONS

MLA Modern Language Association
NASS Nordic Association for Semiotic Studies (board)
SANAS Swiss Association for North-American Studies (treasurer)
SAUTE Swiss Association for University Teachers of English
SGK Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Kartographie
SGS/ASS Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Semiotik (treasurer)
SYNDICOM - Gewerkschaft Medien und Kommunikation

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS

To Fit, to Join, and to Make: The Creative Craft of Margaret Atwood’s Fiction.Bern: Peter Lang, 1999.

Creative Dynamics: Diagrammatic Strategies in Narrative. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2012.

EDITIONS

With Winfried Nöth, eds. The Crisis of Representation: Semiotic Foundations and Manifestations in Culture and the Media. [Special Issue] Semiotica 143. 1-4 (2003).

With Elzbieta Tabakowska and Olga Fischer, eds. Insistent Images. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2007.

With Jørgen Dines Johansen and Harri Veivo, eds. Redefining Literary Semiotics. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2009.

With Jac Conradie, Ronel Johl, Marthinus Beukes and Olga Fischer. Signergy: Iconicity in Language and Literature 9. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins,  2010.

With Pascal Michelucci and Olga Fischer. Semblance and  Signification. Iconicity in Language and Literature 10. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins,  2011.

With Lars Elleström and Olga Fischer. Iconic Investigations.  Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2013.

With Mario Klarer. Cultures in Conflict / Conflicting Cultures. Swiss Papers in English Language and Literature.Tübingen: Narr, 2013.

With Sybille Krämer. Thinking with Diagrams: The Semiotic Basis of Human Cognition. Berlin and New York: De Gruyter Mouton (forthcoming July 2016).



ARTICLES

“Iconic Dimensions in Margaret Atwood’s Poetry and Prose.” The Motivated Sign. Ed. O. Fischer and M. Nänny. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2001. 351-366.

“Wilderness from an ecosemiotic perspective.” The Semiotics of Nature. Ed. W. Nöth and K. Kull. Tartu: Tartu University Press [Special Issue: Sign Systems Studies 29.1 (2001): 169-186] and Kassel University Press (online edition).

“City Maps: The Cartosemiotic Connection.” Semiotics 2001. Ed. S. Simpkins and J. Deely. Ottawa: Legas, 2002. 193-205.

“Diagrams in Narrative: Visual Strategies in Contemporary Fiction.” From Sign to Signing. Ed. W.G. Müller and O. Fischer. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2003. 185-201.

“Cartography and Fiction. Iconicity, ed. J. Bernard. [Special Issue] European Journal for Semiotic Studies 15.2-4 (2003): 425-444.
— and Winfried Nöth. Preface and Introduction. The Crisis of Representation: Semiotic Foundations and Manifestations in Culture and the Media. [Special Issue] Semiotica 143.1-4 (2003): 1-7.

“Constructing New ‘Realities’: The Performative Function of Maps in Contemporary Fiction.” Representing Realities: Essays on American Literature, Art and Culture. Ed. B. Maeder. Tübingen: Gunter Narr, Series SPELL 16 (2003). 159-176.

“Meeting the Cultural Other: Semiotic Approaches to Intercultural Communication.” Translation and Intercultural Communication. Ed. R. Guldin. [Special Issue] Studies in Communication Sciences 3.2 (Summer 2003): 59-77. Online edition: HYPERLINK "http://www" http://www. scoms.ch/search/author.asp?id=125.

“Cartographic Intrusions in Postcolonial Fiction.” Le visuel à l'ère du post-visuel. Ed. M. Carani. [Special Issue] VISIO 8. 1-2 (spring-summer 2003): 223-230.

“Logical aspects of maps.” Ideology, Logic and Dialogue in Semioethic Perspective. Ed. S. Petrilli. [Special Issue] Semiotica 148 -1/4 (2004): 413- 437.

“Between Reality and Representation: On the Diagrammatic Function of Photographs and Maps in Fiction.” Peirce and the Question of Representation. Ed. J. Fisette. [Special Issue] VISIO 9.1 (spring 2004): 67-78.

“Photographs in Narrative.” Outside-In – Inside Out. Ed. C. Maeder, O. Fischer and W. J. Herlofsky. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2005. 133-149.

“Diagrams and Diagrammatizations in Literary Texts.” Peirce and Literary Studies. Ed. H. Veivo. Recherches Semiotiques / Semiotic Inquiry 24 (2005): 99-115.

“Cartographic Strategies in Contemporary Fiction.” Orientations: Space / Tine / Image / Word. Ed. C. Cluver, L. Hoek, and V. Plesch. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2005. 155-172.

“Models of Reading: Diagrammatic Aspects of Literary Texts.” Cognition and Literary Interpretation in Practice. Ed. H. Veivo, B. Petterson and M. Polvinen. Helsinki: University of Helsinki Press, 2005. 105-125.

“Maps Mapping Minds.” Mind Factory. Ed. Louis Armand. Prag: Literaria Pragensia, 2005. 185-199.

“Rituals of Remembrance: Photography and Autobiography in Postmodern Texts.” The Seeming and the Seen. Ed. B. Maeder and B. Vejdovsky. Bern and Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2006. 343-366.

“Mapping the Territories of Being: Art, the Body and Digital Media.” Semiotic Bodies, Aesthetic Embodiments, and Cyberbodies (Intervalle 10). Ed. W. Nöth. Kassel: Kassel University Press, 2006. 208-233.

“Das Kartieren von neuem Raum: Die Beziehung zwischen Karte und Text in Daniel Defoes Robinson Crusoe.” Text-Bild-Karte: Kartographien der Vormoderne. Ed. J. Glauser and C. Kiening. Freiburg i. Breisgau: Rombach, 2007. 477-499.

“White Space.” White Matters. Ed. S. Petrilli. Rome: Athanor, 2007. 256-271.

“‘Damn Mad’: Palindromic Figurations in Literary Narratives.” Insistent Images. Iconicity in Language and Literature. Ed. E. Tabakowska, C. Ljungberg and O. Fischer. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2007. 247-265.

“Cognition and Literary Interpretation”. Communication, Interpretation, Translation. Ed. S. Petrilli. Milan: Mimesis, 2007.

“The Artist and her Bodily Self: Self-Reference in Digital Art/Media.” Self-Reference in the Media. Ed. W. Nöth and N. Bishara. Berlin and New York: Mouton de Gruyter. 291-302.

“Triangular Strategies: Cross-Mapping the Curious Spaces of Paul Auster, Siri Hustvedt and Sophie Calle.” Mapping Liminality. Ed. L. J. Kay, T. Phillips and Z. Kingsley. Bern: Peter Lang. 104-128.

“Cognitive Approaches to Literary Interpretation.” Cognition and Language. Ed. W. Chlopicki, A. Pawelec and A. Pokojska. Cracow: Tertium, 2007. 519-539.

“Urban Movement as Performative Utterance.” American Aesthetics. Ed. Deborah Madsen. Tübingen: Gunter Narr, Series SPELL, 2007. 223-231.

“Mapping Fluid Spaces: Semiotic Bodies and Cyberart.” Frontiers of Theory. Ed. Louis Armand. Prague: Litteraria Pragensia, 2007. 98-113.

Introduction. Redefining Literary Semiotics. Ed. J. D. Johansen, C. Ljungberg and H. Veivo. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2009. 1-9.

“Subjectivity as Performance in Literary Texts.” Literary Semiotics Today. Ed. J. D. Johansen, C. Ljungberg and H. Veivo. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2009. 86-108.

"Cartographies of the Future: Julie Mehretu's dynamic charting of fluid spaces. The Cartographic Journal [Special Issue] 46.4 (November 2009): 308-315.

"Intermedial Strategies in Multimedia Art." Media Borders, Multimodality and Intermediality. Ed. Lars Elleström. Ed. L. Elleström et al. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. 81-96.

“Diagrammatic Figurations as Textual Performance.” Signergy.  Ed.  J. Conradie, R. Johl, M. Beukes, C. Ljungberg and O. Fischer. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2010. 47-72.

"Mapping practices for different geographies." Mapping Different Geographies. Ed. K. Kriz, W. Cartwright and L. Hurni. Heidelberg: Springer, 2010. 37-53.

"Dynamic Instances of Interaction: The Performative Funciton of Iconicity in Literary Texts." Semiotics of Resemblance [special issue] Ed. Timo Maran and Ester Vosu  Sign System Studies 38.1/4 (2010): 270-298.

"Unbinding the Text: Intermedial Iconicity in Peter Greenaway's Prosperous Books." Semblance and Signification. Ed. Pascal Michelucc, Olga Fischer, and Christina Ljumgberg. Amsterdam: John Benjamins,  2011.369-388.

"Intermedial narration i den fotolyriska bildboken."Opponentrescension. Samlaren: Tidskrift för litteraturvetenskaplig forskning (2013): 366-369.


“Laurie Anderson's Versions of Massenet / Corneille,  Melville's Moby Dick and Döblin / Fassbinder." Philology and Performing Arts. Ed. Mattia Cavagna and Costantino Maeder. Louvain: UCL Presses Universitaires de Louvain, 2014. 259-271.

Iconicity." Bloomsbury Companion to Stylistics. Ed. V. Sotirova. London: Bloomsbury, 2015.476-489.

"Cartosemiotics." International Handbook of Research in Semiotics. Ed. Peter Trifonas. New York: Springer, 2015. 759-770.

"Intermediality and Performance Art." Intermediality. Ed. G. Rippl. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2015. 547-561.

"Diagrammatic Aspects of Maps". Thinking with Diagrams: The Semiotic Basis of Human Cognition. Ed. S. Krämer and C. Ljungberg. Berlin and New York: De Gruyter Mouton (forthcoming July 2016).


IN PREPARATION

"Reading as Mapping". Routledge Handbook of Literature and Space. Ed. R. Tally. London: Routledge.

"Maps of Nowhere." Bilder von Nirgendwo. Über Utopie und Kartografie. Ed. J. Wöpking und J. Arp. E-Topoi: The Formation and Transformation in Ancient Civilizations.

"Mapping Strategies in Ulysses." Parallaxing Joyce. Ed. F. Ilmberger and P.Paparunas.

"Mapping Utopia". Travelling Narratives: Modernity and the Spatial Imagination. Ed. E. Kollmann and J. Riquet.

"Karten als Paratexte in der Literatur". Text und Karte. Eine Einführung in die Literaturgeographie. Hrsg.B.Piatt, H. Detering, L. Hurni & K. Winkler. Göttingen: Wallstein.


BOOK REVIEWS

Ascott, Roy. Telematic Embrace.
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2004. DeSignis 7 (2006): 21.

Lischka, Gerhard Johann, and Peter Weibel, eds.
Die Kunst der Medien, die Medien der Kunst.
Bern: Benteli Verlag, 2004. DeSignis 7 (2006): 234-235.

Tally, Robert T. Jr, ed. Literary Cartographies. Sptiality, Representation, and Narrative (Geocriticism and Spatial Literary Studies Series).
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. The Cartographic Journal, 52. 4 (November 2015): 365–366 .

RECENT SHORT ARTICLES/REPORTS

(with Winfried Nöth). “Die Krise der Repräsentation.”
Zeitschrift für Semiotik 22. 1 (2000): 268-269.

“Eld-Visioner.”
Catalogue text for exhibition of Ulla and Gustav Kraitz at Lunds Konsthall, 2000.

“The semiotic threshold between nature and culture.”
Zeitschrift für Semiotik 23.1 (2001): 226-227.

“Models, maps, schemata.”
Zeitschrift für Semiotik 23.2 (2001): 221-222.

“Das Visuelle in der Ära des Postvisuellen.”
Zeitschrift für Semiotik 24.2 (2002): 329-330.

“American Foundational Myths: Visualizations and Verbalisations.”
Variations 6: 196-197.

“Semiosis in the City.”
Zeitschrift für Semiotik 24.2 (2002): 330-331.

“Bildsprache – Visualisierung – Diagrammatik.”
Zeitschrift für Semiotik 25.1 (2003): 212-214

“Iconicity in Language and Literature.”
Zeitschrift für Semiotik 25.1 (2003): 433-435.

“World Report: Technological Aesthetics and Artistic Semiosis in Sao Paulo.”
SemiotiX 7. Jan. 2007.
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“World Report: The Sixth International Symposium on Iconiticy in Language and Literature.”
SemiotiX 9. May 2007.
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"Editorial: Shadows, Mirrors, and Smoke Screens: Zooming on Iconicity."

SemiotiX 14. Jan 2009.

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"World Report: Reflecting on Practices". SemiotiX 15. September 2009.

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