Here is a list of selected publications of mine. You can download a complete list here: Complete_Publications_Astrid_Haas



Haas, Astrid. Lone Star Vistas: Travel Writing on Texas, 1821–1861. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, March 2021.  Lone-Star-Vistas. Go here for purchase options: HOME 

Haas, Astrid. Stages of Agency: The Contributions of American Drama to the AIDS Dis­course. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2011. Stages-of-Agency

Journal Issues

Haas, Astrid, ed. The Harlem Renaissance in an Inter-American Perspective. Special Issue, FIAR: Forum for Inter-American Research 7.2 (July 2014).  FIAR vol. 7.2

Haas, Astrid, and María Herrera-Sobek, eds. Transfrontera: Transnational Perspectives on the U.S.–Mexi­co Borderlands. Special Issue, American Studies Journal 57 (May 2012).  ASJ vol. 57 


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Journal Articles

Haas, Astrid. “Native Bondage, Narrative Mobility: African American Accounts of Indigenous Captivity.” Journal of American Studies 56.2 (May 2022):  242-266. Native-Bondage

Haas, Astrid. “Currents of Progress, Toy Store for Tourists: Nineteenth-Century Mexican Liberals View Niagara Falls.” Journal of Transnational American Studies 10.2 (Winter 2019-20): 165-185.  Currents-of-Progress

Haas, Astrid. “A Changing Game: Ethnicity, Gender, and Nation in the U.S. American Soccer Film.” Comparative American Studies 12.4 (December 2014): 301-315.  Changing-Game

Haas, Astrid. “Un continente ‘de color’: Langston Hughes y América Latina.” The Harlem Renaissance in an Inter-American Perspective. Ed. Astrid Haas. FIAR: Forum for Inter-American Research 7.2 (July 2014): 36-54.  Continente-de-Color

Haas, Astrid. “Borderlands Identities and Borderlands Ideologies in Willa Cather’s Death Comes for the Archbishop.” Transfrontera: Transnational Perspectives on the U.S.–Mexico Borderlands. Ed. Astrid Haas and María Herrera-Sobek. The American Studies Journal 57 (May 2012). Borderlands-Identities. Rpt. in Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, vol. 421. Ed. Carol A. Schwartz. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, July 2022. 101-09.

Book Chapters

Haas, Astrid. “Saint or Scoundrel? Representing Padre Martínez in Early (Auto)Biography and Fiction.” Inter-American Perspectives in the 21st Century: Festschrift in Honor of Josef Raab. Ed. Olaf Kaltmeier and Wilfried Raussert. Trier: WVT; New Orleans: University of New Orleans Press, May 2021. 121-131.  Inter-American-Perspectives

Haas, Astrid. “’This Long Disease, My Life:’ Bodies of Contagion in Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart and The Destiny of Me.” Embodying Contagion: The Viropolitics of Horror and Desire in Contemporary Discourse. Ed. Sandra Becker, Megen de Bruin-Molé, and Sara Polak. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, April 2021. 199-217.  Embodying-Contagion

Haas, Astrid. “Travel Writing.” The Routledge Handbook to Culture and Media of the Americas. Part I: Literature and Music. Ed. Wilfried Raussert, Giselle Anatol, and Joachim Michael. London: Routledge, 2020. 252-60. Culture-Media-Americas

Haas, Astrid. “Between Monroe Doctrine and Manifest Destiny: Spanish American Travel Narratives of Jacksonian America.” Mobile Narratives: Travel, Migration, and Transculturation. Ed. Eleftheria Arapoglou, Mónika Fodor, and Jopi Nyman. New York: Routledge, 2014. 30-42. Monroe-Manifest

Haas, Astrid. “United on the Playing Field? Ethnic and Race Relations in U.S. American Youth Team Sports Films.” New World Colors: Ethnicity, Belonging, and Difference in the Americas. Ed. Josef Raab. Trier: WVT; Tempe, AZ: Bilingual Press, 2014. 247-65.


shelf with books containing writings by Astrid Haas


Most of my shorter publications can be accessed via the following subject repository: THE STACKS



Since 2001, I have published several reviews and translations as well as given more than 70 lectures and presentations on topics of North American, Inter-American, and Atlantic Studies in English, Spanish, and German at conferences and research institutions in Europe and the Americas.


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