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Warburger Str. 100
33098 Paderborn
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Office Hours during the Summer Term 2024: 
Thursday, 2.00 p.m. – 3.00 p.m. 




Research Interests

  • Contemporary Memoir Studies 
  • Literary Theory and Literary Rhetorics 
  • Publishing Studies


Latest Publications

"The Future of Canadian Studies: On Plowing a Lonely Furrow."

Y.K. Jende, Zeitschrift Für Kanada-Studien 43 (2023) 126–127.

Please Mind the Gap. Reconfiguring Solidarity through Space in Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas' Haida Manga Art.

Y.K. Jende, in: Solidarités. Réseaux – Convivialités – Confrontations/ Solidarities. Networks – Convivialities – Confrontations, 44. Annual Conference of the Association for Canadian Studies in German-Speaking Countries, Grainau, 2023.

Out of the Box and into the Gutter. Rethinking Space in Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas' Haida Manga Art

Y.K. Jende, in: Artistic Practices of (Un-)Making Place, International and Interdisciplinary Conference, University of Innsbruck, 2022.

Crossraods of Collective Memory. Canadian Memoir at the Junction of lieux and nœuds de mémoire.

Y.K. Jende, in: The Place of Memory and the Memory of Place, International Conference, London Centre of Interdisciplinary Research, London, 2021.

Truth Be Told, ... or Not? Reality and Perspective in New Sincerity Memoir.

Y.K. Jende, in: Bridges and Barriers: Perspectives of Progress and Preservation, Interdisciplinary and International Conference, Paderborn University, 2021.

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Teaching Areas

Canadian Literary and Cultural Studies, Contemporary Canadian Non-Fiction Studies, Memoir Studies

Current Courses

  • Reading Indigenous and Diasporic Intersections in Canadian Literature
  • MAP-M5 Fachwissenschaftliche Horizonte - Literary and Cultural Studies