Susann Köhler

Susann Köhler is a lecturer in American Studies at the University of Goettingen and one of the organizers of the conference. In her dissertation project on post-industrialism and urban decay in U.S.-America’s rustbelt region, she examines the cultural function and iconography of ruin photography. Her latest article is entitled “Growing Food and Justice in Detroit: Urban Gardens, Social Activism, and the Use of New Media,” in: Amanda Gilroy and Marietta Messmer (eds.), America: Justice, Conflict, War (Heidelberg, 2016), 231-46.