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Series re-launch: Exile Studies @ags_tweets

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the re-launch of the Exile Studies book series under new editorship: Exile Studies Series Editor: Andrea Hammel, Aberystwyth University A series founded by Alexander Stephan https://www.peterlang.com/view/serial/EXIL Exile Studies is a series of monographs and edited collections that takes a broad view of exile, including the life and work … Continue reading

Winner of the 2018 Institute for German Studies / Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the winner of the 2018 Institute for German Studies / Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies: WINNER Dr Rey Conquer Reading Colour: Four German Poets Congratulations to Rey, whose book will be published in 2019. Thank you to our distinguished editorial board and to all those who … Continue reading

New translation published: «Stella: A Play for Lovers» (1776) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

«This new translation of Goethe’s original version of Stella introduces contemporary English-speaking audiences to his audacious play. Goethe wrote at a time when Romantic ideals of freedom, family, and love were first gaining expression. Still, he challenges gender relations and asks what the desire for intimacy between two women means in depicting a ménage à … Continue reading

Unbridling the Western Film Auteur book launch

Is the Western a vehicle for expressing complex ideas of national and transnational identity? Unbridling the Western Film Auteur, which undertakes the task of answering this question, was officially launched last Friday. In attendance were both editors, Emma Hamilton and Alistair Rolls. The book was launched at the Newcastle City Campus (NewSpace), Australia, by Associate Professor Jo May, a … Continue reading

New publication: Jazz in Europe

Jazz in Europe provides a detailed record of how «new» (American) music evolved on the «old» (European) continent. The «chroniclers» explore the history of jazz in individual European countries from a local perspective, with each author contributing a unique bird’s-eye view of their particular context. This comprehensive analysis of the origins and dissemination of jazz … Continue reading

New publication: The Disintegration of Bosnia and Herzegovina

This book argues that the «international community» created and managed the dysfunctional state of Bosnia and Herzegovina by effectively rewarding ethnic cleansing, drawing up a transitional constitution which, in turn, generated a complex ethnifying polity incapable of independent reform. This constitution, which was only added as an annex to the Dayton Peace Agreement, has continued … Continue reading

Calling all recent PhDs in #complit! One week left to apply! #competition #comparativeliterature @bclapostgrad

**Reminder: Deadline on 31 July 2018** Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the 2018 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Comparative Literature. Proposals are invited from early career scholars ­in Comparative Literature for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. The winner of the competition will receive a contract to publish … Continue reading

Book launch: Unbridling the Western Film Auteur

The English Language and Foundation Studies Centre will be launching two new books by ELFSC staff. Among them is Unbridling the Western Film Auteur, edited by Emma Hamilton and Alistair Rolls. The book renders a complex portrait of the Western auteur by considering the genre in a transnational context. It proposes that narrow views of auteurism should … Continue reading

Blick Mead likely to Be turned into a documentary

From the Amesbury Museum and Heritage Trust Facebook Page: Great news internationally for Amesbury of a new Documentary on Blick Mead from our good friend Archaeologist David Jacques. I am very pleased to pass on that I am in advanced negotiations with Discovery Channel/ Channel 4 to make a dedicated hour long documentary on our work at Blick … Continue reading

Book Launch: Anna Rosenbaum’s ‘The Safe House Down Under’ at the Embassy of the Czech Republic

Originally posted on the Embassy of the Czech Republic’s website On July 4 the Embassy of the Czech Republic hosted the launch of Anna Rosenbaum’s book The Safe House Down Under, the story of Australia’s immigration policy towards the admission of Czechoslovak refugees trying to escape the Nazi regime. Ondřej Boháč, Chargé d´Affaires a.i. of … Continue reading

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