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Dr. Julia Faisst

Assistant Professor of American Studies

PhD, Harvard University, USA

Research Interests

  • Nineteenth to Twenty-First Century North American Literature and Culture
  • Ethnic Literatures of the U.S.
  • African American Studies
  • Race and Diaspora Studies
  • Visual Cultures (esp. Photography and Film)
  • Architecture, Space, and Urban Studies
  • Environmental Humanities in the U.S. and Canada
  • Class and Poverty Studies

Current Research Project

“Precarious Belongings: The Unmaking of the American Home, 1980-Now"

Fellowships and Awards

Max Kade Distinguished Visiting Professorship, University of Notre Dame, IN, USA, Spring 2018

Courses Summer Semester 2019

Literary and Cultural History I: Postcolonial Women Writers in the U.S. and Canada, Tuesday 12-2 pm

Literature and Other Discourses: Black Technologies, Blockseminar, various Fridays, 12-6 pm



Office Hours During the Semester Break

--please email for an appointment beforehand--

Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 12-1 pm

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 12-1 pm


Name: Dr. Julia Faisst
Anschrift: Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
Universitätsallee 1
85072 Eichstätt
Raum: UA-211
Telefon: +49 8421 93 - 21359
Fax: +49 8421 93 - 21797
E-Mail: Julia.Faisst(at)
Sprechstunde: Tuesday, 2-3 pm (please make an appointment beforehand)