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Fabius Mayland

Image Credit: Lorenz Becker

Former Doctoral Candidate / Research Associate, Research Area 3

Former Member, Research Area 3: Future Perfect

Freie Universität Berlin
EXC 2020 "Temporal Communities"
Otto-von-Simson-Straße 15
14195 Berlin

I am a former doctoral candidate and research associate (wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter) at the Cluster of Excellence Temporal Communities and the Graduate School for North American Studies. I received my bachelor's degree in English Studies from the University of Bonn and my master's degree in American Studies from the Freie Universität Berlin.

Former research includes an EXC 2020 doctoral research project, Rewriting the Past, Imagining the Future: Science Fiction as a Self-Writing Genre Community (2019-2023).


"Institutions and Personal Conceptions of Reality in HBO's The Wire: Spatial Transgressions and Their Consequences". In: Transgressive Television: Politics and Crime in 21st-Century American TV Series. Edited by Birgit Däwes, Alexandra Ganser, and Nicole Poppenhagen. Heidelberg: Winter, 2015, pp. 145-164

Conference Presentations

"Attached You Find My Proposal: Forms of Serial Scholarship". Presentation at the Conference "The Revolution Will Not Be Peer-Reviewed" at the Graduate School for North American Studies, FU Berlin, 5-6 May 2017

"Show, Don't Tell: What the Aesthetic Choices of HBO's The Wire Tell Us about Negative Liberty". Presentation at the Conference "Transgressive Television: Politics, Crime, and Citizenship in 21st-Century American TV Series" at the University of Vienna, 1-3 October, 2014.