Selected articles and ESSAYS 


Christoph Lindner, “Boredom and Creativity in the Era of Accelerated Living,” in Boredom, Shanzhai, and Digitisation in the Time of Creative China, ed. J. de Kloet, Y.F. Chow, and L. Scheen (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2019), 110-119. [PDF]

Christoph Lindner, "Brutalism, Ruins, and the Urban Imaginary of Gentrification," in The Routledge Companion to Urban Imaginaries, ed. C. Lindner and M. Meissner (London: Routledge, 2019), 278-287. [PDF]

Christoph Lindner and Miriam Meissner, "Introduction: Urban Imaginaries in Theory and Practice," in The Routledge Companion to Urban Imaginaries, ed. C. Lindner and M. Meissner (London: Routledge, 2019), 1-20. [PDF]

Christoph Lindner, "Ghost Cities and Ruin Lust," Oxford Urbanists Magazine, May 2018. Online here.

Christoph Lindner, "Retro-Walking New York," in Deconstructing the High Line: Postindustrial Urbanism and the Rise of the Elevated Park, ed. C. Lindner and B. Rosa (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2017), 92-106.

Christoph Lindner, “Interrupting New York: Slowness and the High Line,” in Cities Interrupted: Visual Culture and Urban Space, ed. S. Jordan and C. Lindner (London: Bloomsbury, 2016), 49-64.

Shirley Jordan and Christoph Lindner, “Visual Culture and Interruption in Global Cities,” in Cities Interrupted: Visual Culture and Urban Space, ed. S. Jordan and C. Lindner (London: Bloomsbury, 2016), 1-13. [PDF]

Christoph Lindner and Miriam Meissner, “Globalization, Garbage, and the Urban Environment,” in Global Garbage: Urban Imaginaries of Waste, Excess, and Abandonment, ed. C. Lindner and M. Meissner (London: Routledge, 2016), 1-11. [PDF]

Christoph Lindner and Miriam Meissner, “Slow Art in the Creative City: Amsterdam, Street Photography, and Urban Renewal,” Space and Culture 18.1 (2015): 4-24. [AbstractPDF]

Christoph Lindner, "Six Discourses on the Postmetropolitan University: Notes on the Future of Urban Campuses," De Omslag, December 2015. [PDF]

Christoph Lindner, "Rebel City Amsterdam: Reflections on the Occupied University," The New Metropolitan, March 16, 2015. Online here

Christoph Lindner, “The Oblique Art of Shoes: Popular Culture, Aesthetic Pleasure, and the Humanities,” Journal for Cultural Research 19.3 (2015): 233-247. [Abstract, PDF]

Christoph Lindner, “Der Scape-Effekt,” in Räumliche Darstellung Kultureller Begegnungen, ed. C. Moser and R. Parr (Heidelberg: Synchron, 2015), 37-45. [PDF]

Hendrik Folkerts, Christoph Lindner, and Margriet Schavemaker, “A Change in Direction: Introducing Facing Forward,” in Facing Forward: Art and Theory from a Future Perspective, ed. H. Folkerts et al. (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2015), 7-16. [PDF]

Stephanie Hemelryk Donald and Christoph Lindner “Inertia, Suspension, and Mobility in the Global City,” in Inert Cities: Globalization, Mobility, and Suspension in Visual Culture, ed. C. Lindner and S. Donald (London: I.B. Tauris, 2014), 1-14.

Christoph Lindner, “Foreword: The Serial Drive,” in Serialization in Popular Culture, ed. R. Allen and T. van den Berg (London: Routledge, 2014), ix-x. [PDF]

Christoph Lindner, “Amsterdam–New York: Transnational Photographic Exchange in the Era of Globalization,” International Journal of Cultural Studies 16.2 (2013): 151-168. [Abstract, PDF]

Christoph Lindner, “After-Images of the Highrise City: Visualizing Urban Change in Modern New York,” Journal of American Culture 36.2 (2013): 75-87. [Abstract, PDF]

Christoph Lindner, “Smart Cities and Slowness,” Urban Pamphleteer 1 (2013): 14-16. Special issue on “Smart and Future Cities”. [PDF]

Pedram Dibazar, Christoph Lindner, Miriam Meissner, and Judith Naeff, “Questioning Urban Modernity,” European Journal of Cultural Studies 16.6 (2013): 643-658. [Abstract, PDF]

Christoph Lindner and Andrew Hussey, “Concepts and Practices of the Underground,” in Paris-Amsterdam Underground: Essays on Cultural Resistance, Subversion, and Diversion, ed. C. Lindner and A. Hussey (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2013), 13-19. [PDF]

Christoph Lindner, “The Postmetropolis and Mental Life: Wong Kar-Wai’s Cinematic Hong Kong,” in The New Blackwell Companion to the City, ed. G. Bridge and S. Watson (Oxford: Blackwell, 2011), 327-336. [PDF]

Christoph Lindner, “007’s Nasty Habit of Surviving: The Future of James Bond Scholarship,” in The Cultures of James Bond, ed. J. Frenk and C. Krug (Trier: WVT, 2011), 265-273. [PDF]

Christoph Lindner, “Globalization and Violence,” in Globalization, Violence and the Visual Culture of Cities, ed. C. Lindner (London and New York: Routledge, 2010), 1-13. [PDF]

Christoph Lindner, “Globalization and Film Style: An Introductory Note,” Style 43.1 (2009): 1-2. [PDF]

Christoph Lindner, “Revisioning 007,” in Revisioning 007: James Bond and Casino Royale, ed. C. Lindner (London and New York: Wallflower Press/Columbia University Press, 2009), 1-7. [PDF]

Christoph Lindner, “London Undead: Screening/Branding the Empty City,” in Branding Cities: Cosmopolitanism, Parochialism, and Social Change, ed. S. Donald and E. Kofman (New York: Routledge, 2009), 91-104. [PDF]

Christoph Lindner, “New York Undead: Globalization, Landscape Urbanism, and the Afterlife of the Twin Towers,” Journal of American Culture 31.3 (2008): 302-314. [PDF]

Christoph Lindner, “New York Vertical: Reflections on the Modern Skyline,” American Studies 47.1 (2006): 31-52. [PDF]

Christoph Lindner, “Revisioning Urban Space and Cityscapes,” in Urban Space and Cityscapes: Perspectives from Modern and Contemporary Culture, ed. C. Lindner (London and New York: Routledge, 2006), 1-13. [PDF]

Christoph Lindner, “Willa Cather, Daniel Libeskind, and the Creative Destruction of Manhattan,” Journal of American Culture 28.1 (2005): 114-121. [PDF]

Christoph Lindner, “Why Size Matters,” in Ian Fleming and James Bond: The Cultural Politics of 007, ed. E. Comentale, S. Watt, and S. Willman (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2005), 223-237.

Christoph Lindner, “Criminal Vision and the Ideology of Detection in Fleming’s 007 Series,” in The James Bond Phenomenon: A Critical Reader, ed. C. Lindner (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2003), 76-88.

Christoph Lindner, “Thackeray’s Gourmand: Carnivals of Consumption in Vanity Fair,” Modern Philology 99.4 (2002): 564-581. [Abstract]

Christoph Lindner, "Trollope's Material Girl," Yearbook of English Studies 32 (2002): 36-51. [Abstract]

Christoph Lindner, “Conrad, Capitalism, and Decay,” Connotations: A Journal for Critical Debate 11.1 (2001-2002): 98-115.

Christoph Lindner, “Popular Media and Postmodernism in the Age of the TV Talk Show,” Postmodernisms: Those Were the Days? Prospects and Retrospects. Philologia Hispalensis 13.2 (1999): 167-172. [PDF]