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Dr. Vera Cuntz-Leng is a German academic of fan and media studies. She teaches at the University of Marburg (Philipps-Universität Marburg). She was a visiting researcher at the Berkeley Center for New Media, UC Berkeley, from 2012 to 2014. She writes and publishes in both German and English.
Vera Cuntz-Leng (*1979) studied film and theater science in Mainz, Marburg, and Vienna. She is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Media Studies at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen with a thesis on queer readings of Harry Potter. Currently, she is a visiting researcher at the Berkeley Center for New Media of UC Berkeley. She has published on Harry Potter, fandom and subculture, Science Fiction and Fantasy film, color aesthetics, Indian cinema, Japanese cinema, and Peter Weir.
- Harry Potter Que(e)r: Eine Filmsaga im Spannungsfeld von Queer Reading, Slash-Fandom und Fantasyfilmgenre. 2015.
- "Twinship, Incest, and Twincest in the Harry Potter Universe." Transformative Works and Cultures, 17. 2014.
- "A brief history of fan fiction in Germany." Co-authored with Jacqueline Meintzinger, Transformative Works and Cultures, 19. 2015.