Dietmar Meinel is a PhD candidate at the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, where he also completed his Masters Degree, and is currently a Research and Teaching Assistant at the University of Duisburg-Essen. His doctoral thesis explores animated film, U.S. exceptionalism and aesthetic theory.

American Studies in Europe: Interview with Dietmar Meinel, Freie Universität Berlin

[starbox] Richard Martin: Your postgraduate work was undertaken at the John F. Kennedy Institute in Berlin, which was founded in 1963. How would you characterise the approach to American Studies taken at the institute? Dietmar Meinel: My personal experience has been shaped by two trajectories at the JFKI. On the… Continue reading