Ruth Mayer

International Visitor
American Studies at Leibniz Universitat Hannover

Ruth Mayer holds the chair of American Studies at Leibniz University Hannover, Germany. Her research focuses on transnationalism, seriality, the formation of modernities and mass culture. Her work appeared in New Literary History, Modernism / Modernity, Screen, JCMS and JMPS. Her most recent book publications are Serial Fu Manchu: The Chinese Super-Villain and the Spread of Yellow Peril Ideology (2014) and she co-edited the volume Modernity and the Periodical Press: Trans-Atlantic Mass Culture and the Avantgardes, 1880-1920 (Brill, 2022). 

Mayer was nominated by the Program in Modern Thought and Literature.

Ruth Mayer