Here is a summary of my teaching. You can download a complete list of the courses/modules I have taught here: Course_List_Astrid_Haas



I teach courses on various genres and periods of North American Literature and Culture. I am particularly interested in the following areas.

  • Transnational North American Studies.
  • Atlantic & Inter-American Studies.
  • North American Short Fiction, Autobiography & Travel Writing.
  • US American & English Drama.
  • Black Diaspora & Latinx Studies.
  • Gender & Sexuality Studies.
  • Science Studies.
  • US American Cities, Regions, and Popular Culture.



English and American Studies

University of Bergen, Norway, Department of Foreign Languages
B.A./M.A. Programs in English Literature and Linguistics, 2023-. https://www.uib.no/en

University of Central Lancashire, UK, School of Humanities, Language & Global Studies.
B.A. Programs in English, 2020-2022. https://www.ac.uclan.ac.uk 

Bielefeld University, Germany, Department of Linguistics & Literary Studies.
B.A. & M.Ed. Programs in British and American Studies and M.A. Program in Inter-American Studies, 2008-2015 and 2018-2022. https://www.uni-bielefeld.de

University of Wuppertal, Germany, Department of Humanities & Cultural Studies.
B.A. Programs in British and American Studies, 2015-2017. https://www.uni-wuppertal.de

University of Münster, Germany, English Seminar.
B.A.-M.A. Program in English and American Studies, 2004-2005. https://www.uni-muenster.de

English Language Teaching

Gießen University, Germany, Center for Professional Competencies.
Courses in English for Academic Purposes for Students of all Disciplines, 2018-2019. https://www.uni-giessen.de




FHEA: Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, UK, 2021.

Venia Legendi in North American Literary and Cultural Studies, Bielefeld University, 2016.