Publications

The following list contains my major publications

COMPLETE VOLUMES

Monographs

  • Haas, Astrid. “Lone Star Vistas: Constructions of Texas in U.S. American, Mexican, and German Travel Narratives, 1821–1861.” (manuscript completed, publication in preparation)
  • Haas, Astrid. Stages of Agency: The Contributions of American Drama to the AIDS Dis­course. American Studies: A Monograph Series 204. Heidelberg: Winter Verlag, 2011. https://www.winter-verlag.de/en/detail/978-3-8253-5873-0/Haas_Stages_of_Agency/

Edited Volumes and Peer-Reviewed Journal Issues

  • Haas, Astrid, ed. The Harlem Renaissance from an Inter-American Perspective. Special Issue of FIAR: Forum for Inter-American Research 2 (July 2014). http://interamerica.de/category/volume-7-2/
  • Haas, Astrid, and María Herrera-Sobek, eds. Transfrontera: Transnational Perspectives on the U.S.–Mexi­co Borderlands. Special Issue, The American Studies Journal 57 (May 2012). http:// www.asjournal.org/57-2012/
  • [Haas, Astrid, et al., as members of] Genus—Münsteraner Arbeitskreis für Gender Studies. Von schönen und anderen Geschlechtern: Schönheit in den Gender Studies. Frankfort/M.: Lang, 2004.

CONTRIBUTIONS

Contributions to Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • Haas, Astrid. “A Changing Game: Ethnicity, Gender, and Nation in the U.S. American Soccer Film.” Comparative American Studies4 (December 2014): 301-15.
  • Haas, Astrid. “Introduction.” The Harlem Renaissance from an Inter-American Perspective. Ed. Astrid Haas. FIAR: Forum for Inter-American Research2 (July 2014): 4-9. http://interamerica.de/category/volume-7-2/
  • Haas, Astrid. “Un continente ‘de color’: Langston Hughes y América Latina.” The Harlem Renaissance from an Inter-American Perspective. Ed. Astrid Haas. FIAR: Forum for Inter-American Research2 (July 2014): 36-54. http://interamerica.de/category/volume-7-2/
  • 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). http:// www.asjournal.org/57-2012/
  • Haas, Astrid, and María Herrera-Sobek. “Introduction.” Transfrontera: Transnational Perspectives on the U.S.–Mexico Borderlands. Ed. Astrid Haas and María Herrera-So­bek. The American Studies Journal 57 (May 2012). http:// www.asjournal.org/57-2012/
  • Haas, Astrid. “Canon y Cálculo: Jaime Escalante, Richard Rodriguez y el debate educativo latino en­tre asimilación y multiculturalismo.” FIAR: Forum for Inter-American Research1 (May 2011). http://interamerica.de/volume-4-1/haas/

Contributions to Edited Volumes (2013- )

  • Haas, Astrid. “From Göttingen to Galveston: Travel Writing and German Migration to Texas, 1830-1848.” Migration in Context: Literature, Culture and Language. Ed. Marcus Hartner and Marion Schulte. Bielefeld: Aisthesis, 2016. 135-51.
  • Haas, Astrid. “Mexican Travelers and the ‘Texas Question,’ 1821-1836.” Hemispheric Encounters: The Ear­ly United States in a Transnational Perspective. Ed. Gabriele Pisarz-Ramírez and Markus Heide. Frankfurt/M.: Lang, 2016. 117-32.
  • Haas, Astrid. “Un continente ‘de color’: Langston Hughes y América Latina.” Key Tropes in Inter-Ame­rican Studies: Perspectives from The Forum of Inter-American Research. ed. Wilfried Raussert et al. Trier: WVT; Tempe: Bilingual, Press, 2015. 265-80.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Haas, Astrid. “Remedial Laughter: American Stage Comedy about AIDS.” Communicating Disease: Cultural Representations of American Medicine. Ed. Carmen Birkle and Johanna Heil. Heidelberg: Winter Verlag, 2013. 243-64.
  • Haas, Astrid. “Worte als Waffe, Theater als Therapie: Der Beitrag der Literatur zur Wahrnehmung von AIDS.” Gesellschaft braucht Wissenschaft—Wissenschaft braucht Gesellschaft: Mobilität, Kommunikation, Interaktion. Ed. Ludwig Schultz et al. Stuttgart: Thieme, 2013. 171-86.

Contributions to Edited Volumes (2004-2012)

  • Haas, Astrid. “A Continent of Co­lor: Langston Hughes and Spanish America.” Expanding Latinidad. Ed. Luz Angélica Kirschner. Trier: WVT; Tempe, AZ: Bilingual Press, 2012. 177-94.
  • Haas, Astrid. “Latin Skillz: The Fusion of Rap, Film, and Sport in the Mainstreaming of U.S. Latina/o Culture.” Cornbread and Cuchifritos: Ethnic Identity Politics, Transnationalization, and Transculturation in American Urban Popular Music. Ed. Michelle Habell-Pallán and Wilfried Raussert. Trier: WVT; Tempe, AZ: Bilingual Press, 2011. 151-66.
  • Haas, Astrid. “A Raisin in the East: African American Civil Rights Drama in GDR Scholarship and Theater Practice.” Germans and African Americans: Two Centuries of Exchange. Ed. Larry A. Greene and Anke Ortlepp. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2011. 166-84.
  • Haas, Astrid. “Discourses of Belonging: Language and Identities in Gay Asian American Drama.” Moving Migration: Narrative Transformations in Asian American Literature. Ed. Johanna C. Kardux and Doris Einsiedel. Münster: Lit, 2010. 139-60.
  • Haas, Astrid. “‘To Russia and Myself’: Claude McKay, Langston Hughes, and the Soviet Union.” Transatlantic Negotiations. Ed. Christa Buschendorf and Astrid Franke. Heidelberg: Winter Verlag, 2007. 111-31.
  • Haas, Astrid. “Coloring the Crisis: Representations of Blackness in American AIDS Drama.” Complexions of Race: The African Atlantic. Ed. Fritz Gysin and Cindy Hamilton. Münster: Lit, 2005. 139-55.
  • Haas, Astrid, and Christian Schmitt. “Einleitung.” Von schönen und anderen Geschlechtern: Schönheit in den Gender Studies. Ed. Genus—Münsteraner Arbeitskreis für Gender Studies. Frankfort/M.: Lang, 2004. 7-11.

Encyclopaedia / Handbook Entries

  • Haas, Astrid, and Luz Angélica Kirschner. “Race.” Online Dictionary Social and Political Key Terms of the Americas: Politics, Inequalities, and North-South Relations (2012). http://elearning.uni-bielefeld.de/wikifarm/fields/ges_cias/field.php/Main/Unterkapitel_183.
  • Haas, Astrid. “Lafayette Players” and “Lafayette Theatre.” Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance. 2 Vols. Ed. Cary D. Wintz and Paul Finkelman. New York: Routledge, 2004. 676-79.

ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION

  • Haas, Astrid. “Prairie Promises, Lone Star Limits: Depictions of Texas in German Travelogues of the Vormärz Era.” Die USA im Vor- und Nachmärz: Imagologien in Politik—Literatur—Wissen­schaft. Birgit Bublies-Godau and Anne-Rose Meyer. Jahrbuch Forum Vormärz Forschung 23.Bielefeld: Aisthesis, 2018. (in print)
  • Haas, Astrid. “Travel Writing.” The Routledge Handbook to Culture and Media of the Americas. Part I: Literature and Music. Hg. Wilfried Raussert, Giselle Anatol, and Joachim Michael. New York: Routledge, 2019. (accepted for publication)

TRANSLATIONS, LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

Since 2001, I have published three translations as well as given more than 50 lectures and presentations on topics of North American Studies and Inter-American Studies in English, Spanish, and German at conferences and at research institutions in Europe and the Americas.