Sixta Quassdorf

Sixta Quassdorf

Sixta Quassdorf

Dr.
Assistenz Prof. Robinson
SHSS-HSG
Unterer Graben 21
Büro 51-6015
9000 St. Gallen
Schwerpunkte
  • Arbeit in Literature/Soziologie/Geschichte
  • Amerikanische Gegenwartsliteratur
Forschungsgebiete
  • Repräsentation von Arbeit in der amerikanischen Gegenwartsliteratur
  • John Dos Passos
Weitere Forschungsgebiete
  • Zitatstudien - Shakespeare
  • Historische Phraseologie
  • Digital Humanities
Mitgliedschaften
  • Swiss Association of University Teachers of English (SAUTE)
  • Swiss Association for North American Studies (SANAS)
Vorträge

Konferenzvorträge (10 von 25)

  • Quassdorf, Sixta: “Meaningless Work with Words: The Literary Figure of the Scribe.” 3rd International Conference The Power of Language, University "Luigj Gurakuqi", Shkodra, Albania, 22 November 2019.
  • Quassdorf, Sixta: “HyperHamlet: A Database of Quotations from and Allusions to Shakespeare's Most Famous Tragedy.” Global Shakespeare and the Digital Humanities Workshop. NY University Abu Dhabi, V.A.E., 8 October 2019 (invited).
  • Quassdorf, Sixta: “The Examiner ‘turns a page’: Form and Content in §25 of David Foster Wallace’s The Pale King.” Powerful Literary Fiction Texts: a Stylistic, Empirical and Performance-based Approach. University of Brighton, UK, 20 June 2019.
  • Quassdorf, Sixta: “’I would prefer not to take a clerkship’: The Office Novel.” SANAS Biennial Conference The Genres of Genre - A Conference on Form, Format, and Cultural Formations. University of Lausanne, 2 November 2018.
  • Quassdorf, Sixta: "’There Is No Right Life in the Wrong One’: Drink and Abstinence in John Dos Passos's Manhattan Transfer and U.S.A.” The Third Biennial John Dos Passos Society Conference. Lisbon, 20 June 2018.
  • Quassdorf, Sixta: "'A little more than kin': Quotations as a linguistic phenomenon." Research Colloquium, English Seminar, University of Basel, 18 October 2016.
  • Quassdorf, Sixta. "HyperHamlet – A database of quotations and allusions." British Shakespeare Association Conference Shakespeare: Text, Power, Authority. Stirling, 3-6 July 2014.
  • Quassdorf, Sixta: "¿Citas o frasemas?" 5th Europhras Conference, Granada, Spain, June-July 2010.
  • Quassdorf, Sixta: "'These words are not mine. No nor mine either.' - poetic language in normal speech." 2nd International Conference on Language, Linguistics, Literature and Translation: Centering the Marginal, Stretching the Boundaries, Muscat, Oman, March 2010.
  • Quassdorf, Sixta: "HyperHamlet - Intricacies of Data Selection." Diversity in Language Corpora - Vielfalt in Sprachkorpora, University of Basel, April 2009.