Stonehenge tunnel going forward: David Jacques responds

With the tunnel under Stonehenge now approved by the government, Blick Mead project director David Jacques responds by discussing the impact on the archaeological site: Today programme (BBC Radio 4) http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0930znz (at 1:43-1:47) BBC World http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05fw0bl Radio 2 Jeremy Vine http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0940ky3 For information about his series co-edited with Graeme Davis, Studies in the British Mesolithic … Continue reading

Winners of the 2017 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Modern Italian Studies

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the joint winners of the 2017 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Modern Italian Studies:   WINNERS   Maria Morelli Queer(ing) Gender in Contemporary Italian Women’s Writing: Maraini, Sapienza, Morante   Nina Valbousquet Rome, Zion, and the Fasces: Italian Catholics and Antisemitism in Europe (1918–1946)   Congratulations to Maria … Continue reading

Series re-launch: Women, Gender and Sexuality in German Literature and Culture

Peter Lang welcomes book proposals for the series Women, Gender and Sexuality in German Literature and Culture Series Editor: Helen Watanabe-O’Kelly, University of Oxford https://www.peterlang.com/view/serial/WGL Women, Gender and Sexuality in German Literature and Culture continues the mission of the book series Women in German Literature, which launched nearly twenty years ago. Originally focused primarily on … Continue reading

Book launch: Emergency Noises

Irene Noy’s monograph, Emergency Noises: Sound Art and Gender, will be launched on Tuesday 28 November 2017 at 6 pm at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London. The event will include short contributions from Professor Simon Shaw-Miller (University of Bristol), Astrid Schmetterling (Goldsmiths), Frances Carey (The Marie-Louise von Motesiczky Charitable Trust) and the author. … Continue reading

Peter Lang at the AGS conference

We are pleased to be attending the Association for German Studies conference at the University of Warwick on 6-7 September 2017. Please stop by the Peter Lang bookstand to see our latest publications in German Studies. Senior Commissioning Editor Laurel Plapp (l.plapp@peterlang.com) will be in attendance.

Landscapes of Memory published

Praise for the Italian edition: «A lucid and highly articulate semiotic inquiry of trauma sites … Violi records what she sees and hears, recounts her own responses and those of others, photographs the places, describes them, reconstructs their historical background, and at the same time she interprets them with great acumen, using categories borrowed from … Continue reading

The Art of War published

War and trauma are fundamental human experiences and central to German history, especially in the twentieth century. Since the First World War, which some Germans celebrated as the chance to annihilate the old culture to make space for a new one, German art has been implicated in war. War and trauma cause extreme conditions that … Continue reading

Emergency Noises published

«Gerda Nettesheim’s stainless steel kitchen sink with piano pedals, transformed into a sound box … ! Noy’s feminist reading of German-based women sound artists is an interdisciplinary wake-up call and superbly well written: a visually and aurally powerful book.» (Sarah Wilson, Courtauld Institute of Art) «Irene Noy’s book Emergency Noises: Sound Art and Gender makes … Continue reading

This Favoured Land published

In the wake of the Irish potato famine, Edward King-Tenison, a sometime Irish politician of the liberal order and one of the first masterful photographers of Spain, and his wife, Lady Louisa Mary Anne Anson, the eldest daughter of the 1st Earl of Lichfield, left their estate of Kilronan in County Roscommon, Ireland, to reside … Continue reading

Anne Brontë and the Trials of Life published

The trials Anne Brontë experienced in her lifetime left her with a deep interest in the psychology of suffering. This study, which considers both her novels and her poetry, focuses on the exploration of suffering in her work by examining her anatomisation of the trials her characters face and the strategies they deploy to cope … Continue reading

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