Dr. Sibylle Machat is head of the M.A. program “Kultur – Sprache – Medien (KSM)” at Europa-Universität Flensburg where she also teaches in the fields of U.S. literary and cultural studies. She earned her M.A. degree in English & American Studies, Media & Communication Studies and Business Studies at the University of Mannheim as well as an M.A. in United States Studies at the University of London. Then she moved to Flensburg where she earned her doctorate with a thesis on “Narrative Structures, World Constructions, and Physical Realities in the Post-Apocalyptic Novel.” When she’s not busy as an administrator, Sibylle enjoys sailing, hiking, and photography. You can find some results of that latter endeavor at www.sibyllogy.com.
Blog posts by Sibylle Machat:
It’s Campaign Season – So “Keep the Ball Rolling”!
Have you ever heard the expression “keep the ball rolling” and wondered about its origins? An antecedent of the phrase stems from the British “keep the … Continue reading It’s Campaign Season – So “Keep the Ball Rolling”!
Apollo 11 – An Alternate Universe
No, this blog post is not about conspiracy theories connected to the Apollo program, Apollo 11, or the moon landing. Instead, it is about an alternate … Continue reading Apollo 11 – An Alternate Universe
Introduction to Literature: Robert Coover’s “A Sudden Story”
Introduction to Literature. Fiction. The session on narrative perspectives – something that teachers often love, but first year literature students just as often dread (close to … Continue reading Introduction to Literature: Robert Coover’s “A Sudden Story”