Photos from the launch: Australian Studies: Interdisciplinary Perspectives series launched at the #InASA18 conference

The book series Australian Studies: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, edited by Anne Brewster and affiliated with the International Australian Studies Association (InASA), was launched at the InASA’s biennial conference at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Queensland, Brisbane on 5 December 2018. Speakers included Dr Mitchell Rolls, President of the InASA, series editor Professor Anne … Continue reading

Winner announced in the 2018 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Comparative Literature @BAVS_PGs

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the winner of the 2018 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Comparative Literature: WINNER Laëtitia Saint-Loubert The Caribbean in Translation: Remapping Thresholds of Dislocation   We are also pleased to announce the runner-up in the competition: RUNNER-UP  Marco Malvestio  The Conflict Revisited: The Second World War in Post-Postmodern Fiction … Continue reading

Book launch: Remembering Rosenstrasse @hjpotterphd

Remembering Rosenstrasse: History, Memory and Identity in Contemporary Germany by Hilary Potter will be launched on Tuesday 11 December 2018 at the University of Leeds. What happened in Berlin’s Rosenstrasse in February 1943? How do we remember the events? What can we learn about Germany’s relationship to its Nazi past? What can we discover about German identity? … Continue reading

New books in German Studies

We are pleased to announce our new titles in German Studies: Anindita Banerjee and Sonja Fritzsche, eds, Science Fiction Circuits of the South and East  (World Science Fiction Studies, Vol. 2)         Charles Lansley, Charles Darwin’s Debt to the Romantics: How Alexander von Humboldt, Goethe and Wordsworth Helped Shape Darwin’s View of Nature … Continue reading

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

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