Johanna Lederer

KU Eichstätt-Ingolstadt

Am Marktplatz 2

85072 Eichstätt

Johanna Lederer holds an MA in North American Studies from the University of Bonn and a BA in Multilingual Communication (English and French) from the University of Applied Sciences in Cologne. She is a member of the Association for Canadian Studies in German-speaking Countries. Her research on representations of Indigenous activism in Canadian media has earned her the Jürgen and Freia Saße Award which brought her to Toronto for a research stay. Her dissertation project with the working title Reimagining Canada through Indigenous Speculative Fiction and Indigenous Activism focuses on the role of Indigenous futurism in the reimagining of Canada as a dynamic place by way of decentering settler epistemologies and asserting Indigenous presence and agency.