Carolyn Blume is a researcher and lecturer at Leuphana University Lüneburg. Her current research focuses on pre-service teacher education in the areas of both inclusive education and digitally-enacted foreign language learning and teaching. In the Institute of English Studies, she teaches courses in second language acquisition, game-based language learning, and the education of learners in heterogeneous and inclusive settings. A native New Yorker, Dr. Blume worked as an English and history school teacher and administrator in the U.S. before becoming a teacher in Germany in 2008. In addition to co-editing the recent conference proceedings, Tagungsdokumentation 2018 – Perspektiven inklusiven Englischunterrichts: Gemeinsam lehren und lernen, Dr. Blume conducts workshops for teachers interested in meeting students’ learning needs with the support of digital technologies. She can (frequently) be found on twitter@CaroBlume.
Andreas Hübner is currently a Lecturer at Leuphana University Lüneburg. His research focuses on Cultural and Global History as well as History Didactics. In 2015, he received his Ph.D. from Justus Liebig University Giessen. He served as Dianne Woest Fellow at the Historic New Orleans Collection in August/September 2016 and as Horner Library Fellow at the German Society of Philadelphia in July 2018. Hübner’s monograph on German American filiopietist J. Hanno Deiler was published in 2009, his monograph on the German Coast of colonial Louisiana in 2017.
Michaela Keck teaches American Studies at the Institute of English and American Studies at the University of Oldenburg. Among her major research interests are ecocriticism and nature writing, women’s literature, and visual culture. For further information, see http://www.staff.uni-oldenburg.de/michaela.keck/.