Professor Reisenleitner's research is situated at the intersections of Cultural Studies, Urban Humanities, Fashion Studies and Digital Humanities. He is currently working on a monograph on the countercultural origins of digital media culture. For a full list of publications and research-related activities as well as supervision of graduate students, please refer to the academic c.v. in pdf format.
- CMCT 7000: Perspectives in Communication and Cultural Studies
- HUMA 3605: Imagining the European City in Literature and Film
- Graduate Studies Governance Task Force (since October 2019)
- Committee on Curriculum, Curricular Policy and Standards (since October 2019)
- SSHRC Explore & Exchange Grants Committee
- Classroom Renewal Program Taskforce
- Open Access Steering Committee
- Reisenleitner, Markus. “Canadian Comparative Literature in Bits: The Impact of Open Access and Electronic Publication Formats.” Comparative Literature in Canada: Contemporary Scholarship, Pedagogy, and Publishing in Review, Ed. Susan Ingram and Irene Sywenky, 237–47. London: Lexington Books, 2020.
- Reisenleitner, Markus. "From Hippies to Hipsters: Urban Gentrification and Memories of the Counterculture." Geschichte und Gerechtigkeit, edited by Aleida Assmann et al., LIT, 2019, pp. 231–35.
- Ingram, Susan, and Markus Reisenleitner. L.A. Chic: A Locational History of Los Angeles Fashion. Intellect, University of Chicago Press, 2018.
- Reisenleitner, Markus. “Noir Transgressions: Bending Gender, Ethnicity, and Style in Recent LA Fiction and Film.” Transgressions / Transformations: Literature and Beyond. Ed. Brigitte Johanna Glaser and Wolfgang Zach. Vol. 25. Tübingen: Stauffenberg, 2018. 209–218. SECL Studies in English and Comparative Literature.
- Reisenleitner, Markus. “Ruts of Gentrification: Breaking the Surface of Vienna’s Changing Cityscape.” Media Theory 2.1 (2018): 281–306.
- Reisenleitner, Markus. “Heimat on the Range vs. Kosmo Noir: Edgar Wallace, Karl May, and Post-Second World War German Cinematic Translations of Anglo-American Popular Culture.” Translation and Translating in German Studies A Festschrift for Raleigh Whitinger. Ed. John L Plews and Diana Spokiene. Waterloo, Ont.: Wilfrid Laurier Univ Pr, 2016. 147–159.
- Ingram, Susan, and Markus Reisenleitner. “Hong Kong: Reflection on the City of Disappearence.” Locations: Anthology of Architecture and Urbanism. Ed. Kazi Khaleed Ashraf. Vol. 1. Khilkhet, Dhaka; Novato CA: ORO Editions, 2016. 226–233.
- Reisenleitner, Markus. “Resetting the Clock: Theme Parks, New Urbanism, and Smart Cities.” A Reader in Themed and Immersive Spaces. Ed. Scott A Lukas. Pittsburgh PA: Carnegie Mellon ETC Press, 2016. 279–287.
- Reisenleitner, Markus. “Runrig’s Celtic Revival: Folk-Rock, the Gaelic Language, and the Cultural Politics of the Scottish Islands.” Musik und Erinnern: Festschrift für Cornelia Szabó-Knotik. Ed. Christian Glanz and Anita Mayer-Hirzberger. Wien: Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag, 2014. 273–285.
- Ingram, Susan, and Markus Reisenleitner. “Faking Translation in Hallstatt: A Visit to Hallstatt Revisited I.” TranscUlturAl: A Journal of Translation and Cultural Studies 6.1 (2014): 43–52.
- Reisenleitner, Markus. “‘The Company of Strangers’: Urban Cultural Diversity and Colonial Connections in Twentieth-Century Popular Fiction and Cinema.” Cartographies of Place: Navigating the Urban. Ed. Michael Darroch and Janine Marchessault, 2014. 203–16. Montréal: McGill-Queen’s University Press.
- Reisenleitner, Markus. “It’s a Kind of Magic: Situating Nostalgia for Technological Progress and the Occult in Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes.” Imaginations 5.1 (2014): 122–134.
- Ingram, Susan, and Markus Reisenleitner. “Zero History: William Gibson’s Post-Geographical Global Concerns.” Literatures in English: New Ethical, Cultural and Transnational Perspectives. Ed. Michael Kenneally, Rhona Kenneally Richman, and Wolfgang Zach. Tübingen: Stauffenberg, 2014. 191–203. Print. SECL Studies in English and Comparative Literature 23.
Recent conference presentations
- “Climb Every Mountain: Provincializing European Lineages in Mountain Documentaries.” (European Popular Culture Association EUPOP 2019, Limerick, Republic of Ireland, 16-18 July 2019)
- “Hippies, Strangers, Colonizers: The Multifaceted Legacies of the Californian Counterculture.” (6th Annual Meeting On Social Inquiry and Its Dialectics: Otherness, Alterity, and Estrangement: Revisiting ‘The Stranger,’ Paros, Greece, 13-16 June 2019)
- Roundtable: “New Editing and Legitimizing Practices in Comparative Literature and Digital Humanities.” (Congress 2019, University of British Columbia, 1-4 June 2019)
- “Mediating Mountains: Patagonia’s Countercultural Lineages in Mountain of Storms (1968) and 180 Degrees South (2010).” (2019 National Conference of the Popular Culture Association of America, Washington DC, 17-20 April 2019)
- “Spectres of the Counterculture: The Properties of Gentrification in Silicon Beach, Los Angeles.” (Spectral Cities - Western Humanities Alliance Conference, Calgary Central Library, 2-3 November 2018)
- “Fiddling with Southern California at a Time of Upheaval: A.E. Maxwell’s Mystery Series.” (Alternative/Mainstream: A U.S. Studies Conference, St. Mary’s University, Calgary, 12-14 October 2018)
- “Liminal Memories of the Beaches: Hawaiian Surf Culture as America’s Contact Zone in William Finnegan’s Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life” (Transcending Boundaries: Migrations, Dislocations, and Literary Transformations, Centre for the International Study of Literatures in English, Ljubljana, 16-20 July 2018)
- “Countercultural Heritages in Los Angeles: Silicon Beach’s Appeal to IT Startup Culture.” (Intangible Heritage: Scenes Of Urban Innovation, V: 5th Annual Conference of the International Association for the Study of the Culture of Cities (IASCC), Athens Greece, 23-26 July 2018)
- “California’s Counterculture Turns 180 Degrees South: Obsessively Documenting Drop-Outs While Saving the Planet” (Obama Institute for Transnational American Studies, University of Mainz, 20 June 2018)
- Roundtable: “Theoretical Directions in Comparative Literature / Orientations Théoriques En Littérature Comparée.” (Congress 2018, University of Regina, 26-28 May 2018)
- “Riding the Tech Wave: Silicon Beach and Californian Surfing’s Hegemonic Beach Imaginary.” (Congress 2018, University of Regina, 26-28 May 2018)
- “Gentrification by Adobe: Design Traditions of Santa Fe’s Urban Imaginary.” (Shaping Justice and Sustainability Within and Beyond the City’s Edge: Contestation and Collaboration in Urbanizing Regions, 48th Conference of the Urban Affairs Association, Toronto, 4-7 April 2018)
- "Lineages of Digital Discourse: Silicon Beach and Its Countercultural Origins." (Digital Doings: Perspectives on Artificial Intelligence, York University, Toronto, 15 Feb 2018)
- "Surfing L.A.’s Silicon Beach: The Infrastructures, Mobilities and Practices of Google & Friends' New Locationality" (Workshop Digital Media and Borders: Infrastructures, Mobilities, and Practices across Asia and Beyond, Lingnan University, Hong Kong, 7–9 December 2017)
- "Do Androids Dream of Going Surfing? Silicon Beach and L.A.’s Persistent Countercultural Beach Utopia" (Canadian Association for American Studies 2017: Uncertain Futures, OCAD University, Toronto, 27–29 October 2017
Updated 26 September 2019