Prof. Elfriede Fürsich, Ph.D.

Elfriede Fürsich

Boston College - Communication Department

Gastprofessorin 2009-2013

Adresse Garystr. 55
Raum 205 (OEI)
14195 Berlin
Sekretariat Debora Kuczera
Telefon +49 30 838-65317
E-Mail elfriede.fuersich@fu-berlin.de
Homepage www.bc.edu/

Vita

  • 2011- Research Associate Professor, Communication Department, Boston College, USA
  • 1998-2011 Assist./Assoc. Professor of Communication and Sociology, Boston College, USA
    Affiliated Faculty, International Studies Program, Boston College
  • 2005 Visiting Fellow Sarojini Naidu School of Performing Arts, Fine Arts and Communication, University of Hyderabad, India
  • 1998 Ph.D., University of Georgia, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • 1994 M.A., University of Georgia, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • 1993 Diplom-Journalistik, Katholische Universität Eichstätt

Mitgliedschaften

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft (DGPuK)
  • International Communication Association (ICA)
  • National Communication Association (NCA)
  • Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC)
  • American Sociological Association (ASA)

 

Forschungsschwerpunkte

  • Medien, Globalisierung und Mobilitäten
  • Repräsentation “Anderer”
  • Populär- und Nischen-Journalismus
  • Medienkritik und Cultural Studies

 

Projekte

  • Media, Mobiliy and Meaning (Buchprojekt)
  • Studies in Travel Journalism (edited book)

 

Auswahl

  • Lünenborg, Margreth; Fürsich, Elfriede (2014). Intersektionalität und "The Other": Die komplexe Verhandlung von Migration, Gender und Klasse in der Produktion und Rezeption deutscher Fernsehangebote. In: Medien Journal, 38 (3),  7-20.
  • Fürsich, Elfriede (2014). Analyzing Text: The Cultural Discourse in Ethnic Food Reviews. In Fabienne Darling-Wolf (Ed.). Research Methods in Media Studies. (Blackwell’s International Encyclopedia of Media Studies, Volume VII) (pp. 338-357). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Hanusch, Folker, & Fürsich, Elfriede (Eds.)(2014). Travel Journalism: Exploring Production, Impact and Culture. Hampshire, UK: Palgrave MacMillan.
  • Lünenborg, Margreth; Fürsich, Elfriede (2014). Media and the Intersectional Other:The Complex Negotiation of Migration, Gender, and Class on German Television. In: Feminist Media Studies, DOI:10.1080/14680777.2014.882857.
  • Fürsich, Elfriede; Lünenborg, Margreth (2012). Wissensproduktion ,On The Run'. Über die (Un)möglichkeiten mobiler Forschung und Forscherinnenkarrieren (pp.193-207). In Tanja Maier, Martina Thiele, & Christine Linke (Eds.). Medien, Öffentlichkeit und Geschlecht in Bewegung. Forschungsperspektiven der kommunikations- und medienwissenschaftlichen Geschlechterforschung. Bielefeld: Transcript.
  • Fürsich, Elfriede and Avant-Mier, Roberto (2012). Popular Journalism and Cultural Change: The Discourse of Globalization in World Music Reviews. International Journal of Cultural Studies, 16(2), 101-118.
  • Fürsich, Elfriede (2012). Lifestyle Journalism as Popular Journalism: Strategies for Evaluating its Public Role in the Era of Globalization. Journalism Practice.6(1),12-25.
  • Fürsich, Elfriede (2010). Media and the Representation of Others. International Social Science Journal, 61/no.199, 113-130.
  • Fürsich, Elfriede (2009). Media and Cultural Diversity. Background Report for the UNESCO World Report “Investing in Cultural Diversity and Intercultural Dialogue.”
  • Fürsich, Elfriede (2009). In Defense of Textual Analysis: Restoring a Challenged Method for Journalism and Media Studies. Journalism Studies, 10, 238-252
  • Fürsich, Elfriede, andShrikhande, Seema (2007). Development Broadcasting in India and Beyond: Redefining an Old Mandate in an Age of Media Globalization. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 51, 110-128.
  • Fürsich, Elfriede (2003). Between Credibility and Commodification: Nonfiction Entertainment as a Global Media Genre. International Journal of Cultural Studies, 6 (2), 131-153.
  • Fürsich, Elfriede (2002). Nation, Capitalism, Myth: Covering News of Economic Globalization. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 79(2), 353-373.
  • Fürsich, Elfriede and Robins, Melinda (2002). Africa.com: The Self-Representation of Sub-Saharan Nations on the World Wide Web. Critical Studies in Media Communication, 19(2), 190-211.
  • Fürsich, Elfriede (2002). Packaging Culture: The Potential and Limitations of Travel Journalism on Global Television. Communication Quarterly, 50(2), 203-225.
  • Fürsich, Elfriede (2002). How Can Global Journalists Represent ‘The Other’? A Critical Assessment of the Cultural Studies Concept for Journalistic Practice. Journalism, 3(1), 57-84.
  • Fürsich, Elfriede andKavoori, Anandam P. (2001).  Mapping a Critical Framework for the Study of Travel Journalism. International Journal of Cultural Studies, 4(2), June, 149-171.
  • Fürsich, Elfriede and Lester, E.P. (1996): Science Journalism under Scrutiny: A Textual Analysis of “Science Times.”  Critical Studies in Mass Communication, 13, 24-43.
  • Fürsich, Elfriede (1994): Fernsehnachrichtenals Ritual. Ein neuer Ansatz zur Interpretation. Publizistik, 39(1), 27-57.