Faculty of Language, Literature and Humanities - Department of German Literature

Exhibitions, Publications, Lectures




  • with Andrea Rottmann: “Homosexualität_en: Exhibiting a Contested History in Germany in 2015." Social History in Museums 41 (2017): 63–72



  • BA seminar/European Ethnology: "You sexy thing" - Collecting and exhibiting sexuality" (together with Dr. Jana Wittenzellner, Museum of European Cultures), winter semester 2019/20



  • Workshop: "Exhibitionism: Sexuality at the museum" together with Melisssa Blundell-Osorio (WEAM, Miami Beach) and Rebecca Fasman (Kinsey Institute, Indiana University, Bloomington), online, 14-23 October 2020
  • Lecture: "Queering Collections", at the workshop "Das queere Museum. Interventionen ins kollektive Gedächtnis" organized by the Museumsakademie Joanneum (Graz), Berlin, 12-13 March 2020
  • Lecture: "The coming out of the museum" - Negotiating LGBTQ identities and representations of explicit sexuality in Berlin museums", at the seminar "Sexuality, Gender and Visual Cultures in 20th-century Germany", Exeter University, Jan 22, 2020
  • Presentation: "QueerSearch: A Joint Online Portal for LGBTIQ* Archives in the German-speaking Countries" (with Andreas Brunner & Carina Klugbauer) at the conference "Queering Memory. Archives - Arts - Publicities" Berlin, June 28, 2019
  • Member of the steering committee of the conference "Queering Memory. Archives - Arts - Publicities" Berlin, June 27-29, 2019
  • Lecture: "Museen Queeren?! Strategien der Veränderung von Ausstellungs- und Sammlungspraxis" (Queering Museums?! Strategies for changing exhibition and collection practices), Leuphana University of Lüneburg, June 12, 2019
  • Workshop: "Die Dinge neu befragen – Sichtbarmachung queerer Perspektiven" (Questioning Objects - Making queer perspectives visible") (with Jana Wittenzellner), Stiftung Stadtmuseum Berlin, May 15, 2019
  • Lecture: "Ausstellungen zu LSBTIQ-Geschichte in Berliner Museen 1984-2015" (Exhibitions on LSBTIQ History in Berlin Museums 1984-2015) at the Methods Week of the "Exhibiting Knowledge| Knowledge in Exhibitions" Doctoral Research Group, University of Göttingen, April 4, 2019
  • Lecture: "Queering Museums in Berlin" as part of the seminar "(Artistic) Museum Studies from queer/feminist and gender-theoretical perspectives II", University of the Arts Berlin, February 1, 2019
  • Workshop "Sexuality at the Museum: Educational Concepts", Humboldt University, Berlin, January 17/18, 2019
  • Moderation of the round table "Geschichtsdokumentation und – bildung" at the opening event of the Gender and Sexual Diversity Initiative of the Berlin State Office for Equal Treatment and against Discrimination, Berlin, December 12, 2018
  • Moderation of the session „Sichtbar machen: Wie können wir Orte der Erinnerung schaffen und sie für Kultur und Bildung nutzen?“ (Making visible: How can we create places of remembrance and use them for culture and education?) at the conference "Discover – Remind – Make Visible!", Berlin, July 6, 2018
  • Lecture: "The Eroticism of Things" as part of the lecture series "Differenz_gestalten", Folkwang University, Essen, May 22, 2018
  • Lecture: "Let's talk about sex!? " (with Sandra Ortmann) at the conference "Museums Reach Out", Berlinische Galerie, May 16, 2018
  • Workshop: "Networking of LGBTIQ* Archives and Collection Institutions in German-speaking countries", (with Benno Gammerl) FFBIZ, Berlin, November 24/25, 2017