Professor Reisenleitner's research is situated at the intersections of Cultural Studies, Urban Humanities, Fashion Studies and Digital Humanities. He is currently working on a monograph on the countercultural origins of digital media culture. For a full list of publications and research-related activities as well as supervision of graduate students, please refer to the list of publications or the academic c.v. in pdf format.
- Reisenleitner, Markus. “Narrativising the Connection of Lifestyle and Cultural Imperialism: William Finnegan’s Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life.” Transcending Boundaries: Migrations, Dislocations, and Literary Transformations, edited by Igor Maver, Wolfgang Zach and Astrid Flögel, Stauffenburg Verlag, 2020, pp. 325–336.
- Reisenleitner, Markus. “Canadian Comparative Literature in Bits: The Impact of Open Access and Electronic Publication Formats.” Comparative Literature in Canada: Contemporary Scholarship, Pedagogy, and Publishing in Review, edited by Susan Ingram and Irene Sywenky, Lexington Books, 2020, pp. 237–47. https://yorkspace.library.yorku.ca/xmlui/handle/10315/37329.
- Reisenleitner, Markus. “From Hippies to Hipsters: Urban Gentrification and Memories of the Counterculture.” Geschichte und Gerechtigkeit, edited by Aleida Assmann et al., LIT, 2019, pp. 231–35.
- Ingram, Susan, and Markus Reisenleitner. L.A. Chic: A Locational History of Los Angeles Fashion. Intellect ; University of Chicago Press, 2018.
- Reisenleitner, Markus. “Noir Transgressions: Bending Gender, Ethnicity, and Style in Recent LA Fiction and Film.” Transgressions / Transformations: Literature and Beyond, edited by Brigitte Johanna Glaser and Wolfgang Zach, vol. 25, Stauffenberg, 2018, pp. 209–18, http://www.stauffenburg.de/asp/books.asp?id=1430.
- Reisenleitner, Markus. “Ruts of Gentrification: Breaking the Surface of Vienna’s Changing Cityscape.” Media Theory, vol. 2, no. 1, July 2018, pp. 281–306.
Recent conference presentations
- “Counterculture on the Move: Routes of US Imperialism and Imaginaries of Escape” (Keynote, Literary and Cultural Discourses of Mobility, University of Göttingen, Germany, 16 October 2019)
- “Climb Every Mountain: Provincializing European Lineages in Mountain Documentaries.” (European Popular Culture Association EUPOP 2019, Limerick, Republic of Ireland, 16-18 July 2019)
- “Hippies, Strangers, Colonizers: The Multifaceted Legacies of the Californian Counterculture.” (6th Annual Meeting On Social Inquiry and Its Dialectics: Otherness, Alterity, and Estrangement: Revisiting ‘The Stranger,’ Paros, Greece, 13-16 June 2019)
- Roundtable: “New Editing and Legitimizing Practices in Comparative Literature and Digital Humanities.” (Congress 2019, University of British Columbia, 1-4 June 2019)
- “Mediating Mountains: Patagonia’s Countercultural Lineages in Mountain of Storms (1968) and 180 Degrees South (2010).” (2019 National Conference of the Popular Culture Association of America, Washington DC, 17-20 April 2019)
- “Spectres of the Counterculture: The Properties of Gentrification in Silicon Beach, Los Angeles.” (Spectral Cities - Western Humanities Alliance Conference, Calgary Central Library, 2-3 November 2018)
- “Fiddling with Southern California at a Time of Upheaval: A.E. Maxwell’s Mystery Series.” (Alternative/Mainstream: A U.S. Studies Conference, St. Mary’s University, Calgary, 12-14 October 2018)
- Committee on Curriculum, Curricular Policy and Standards (since October 2019)
- SSHRC Explore & Exchange Grants Committee
- Classroom Renewal Program Taskforce
- Open Access Steering Committee