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Markus Reisenleitner

ReisenleitnerMarkus Reisenleitner joined York’s Division of Humanities in 2006. After receiving a PhD in Cultural History from the University of Vienna, he taught at the University of Vienna and the Vienna campus of Portland State University’s International Program from 1990 to 1998. In 1998, he became the first Associate Director of the Centre for Austrian and Central European Studies at the University of Alberta. In 2001, he took up a position in the Department of Cultural Studies at Lingnan University in Hong Kong, where he was Head of Department from 2004-2006. Markus Reisenleitner’s publications include a monograph on the Reformation and Counterreformation in the Habsburg lands, a monograph on images of the Middle Ages in 19th-century popular literature, an introduction to cultural studies, and several edited volumes on cross-cultural constructions of Central Europe and North America. He is a member of the editorial collective of the web journal (housed at CCGES). His recent research has focused on European culture in the pre-modern and modern periods, urban culture, and theories of space and the environment. He has recently finished an edited volume on urban imaginaries in the Asia-Pacific and working on a monograph on urban mysteries in vernacular culture.

Currently Markus is the Graduate Program Director in the Department of Humanities and the Coordinator of the European Studies program housed in the Department of Humanities.

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