Rosalind J. Beiler is Associate Professor of History at the University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA. Her research focuses on migration in the early modern Atlantic world. She joins the IRTG Diversity at Trier University June to August 2018.
Emma Anderson is Professor of Religious Studies and the former Director of the Institute of Canadian and Aboriginal Studies at the University of Ottawa in Canada. She will join the IRTG Diversity in Trier as Visiting Professor in June and July 2018. While in Trier Anderson will offer a one-week intensive course, North American Indigenous Encounters with Christianity. She will also present a public lecture entitled "Enlightened before the Enlightenment: Native Peoples, the Jesuit Relations, and the Indigenization of European Society" (July 10 2018, 18:00, Room B14, Trier University).
Katharina Wiedlack is currently Hertha Firnberg post-doc Research Fellow at the Department for English and American Studies, University of Vienna. Her research fields are queer and feminist theory, popular culture, post-socialist, decolonial and disability studies. She will be joining the IRTG Diversity as visiting scholar in Saarbrücken for the first week of July 2018 and present a public lecture in the context of the exhibition “In the Cut: Der Männliche Körper in der Feministischen Kunst,” entitled “United in Pop Culture: The USA, Russia, Solidarity, and Queer and Feminist Resistance” (July 3 2018, 18:00, Stadtgalerie Saarbrücken).
For more information on Rosalind Beiler, Emma Anderson and Maria Katharina Wiedlack, see: http://irtg-diversity.com/index.php?page=visiting-scholars