Evangelia Kindinger

Evangelia Kindinger is Assistant Professor for American Studies at Ruhr-Universität Bochum. Her academic interests include: popular culture (especially film and television), 19th century women’s writing, Fat Studies, Gender Studies, and the study of the American South. She is currently working on her second book, a study of the significance of the redneck stereotype in American culture.

Blog posts by Evangelia Kindinger:

Teaching Feminism
All teachers remember moments when they were caught off guard in front of a group of students. I remember a few years ago, in a class … Continue reading Teaching Feminism

Laughing about Melissa McCarthy – Thoughts of a Conflicted Fan
Ever since I saw her as Sookie St. James in Gilmore Girls (2000–2007), I’ve been a fan of the actress Melissa McCarthy. She was one of … Continue reading Laughing about Melissa McCarthy – Thoughts of a Conflicted Fan