This book explores the relationship between politics and Shakespeare performance in East Germany before, during and after reunification in 1990. Analysing a wide range of case studies from Berlin as well as more peripheral towns and cities, the author argues that the capacity for political intervention in Shakespeare performances in East Germany was limited by… Continue reading Shakespeare and German Reunification published
The voyage – the quest, the odyssey, the expedition – is one of the driving forces of civilisation. From ancient times to the present day, human beings have travelled through necessity (wars, persecutions, economic and political pressures), by vocation (religious and humanitarian) and for pleasure (tourism, culture and sport). A voyage intensifies our perception of… Continue reading Voyages between France and Ireland published
Children’s Media and Modernity: Film, Television and Digital Games by Ewan Kirkland will be launched on Friday 20 October at 11 am at the Duke of York's Picture House in Brighton. The event will include a screening of Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit and an introduction by author Dr Kirkland. Throughout the modern… Continue reading Book launch for Children’s Media and Modernity and Wallace & Gromit screening
We are pleased to be attending the German Studies Association conference in Atlanta, Georgia on 5-8 October 2017. Please stop by the Peter Lang bookstand to see our latest publications in German Studies and discuss your new research! Senior Commissioning Editor Laurel Plapp (email@example.com) will be in attendance.
Fighting Words: Fifteen Books that Shaped the Postcolonial World, edited by Dominic Davies, Erica Lombard and Benjamin Mountford, will be launched on Friday 20 October 2017 at 12.30 pm in the Radcliffe Humanities Building at the University of Oxford. The launch will include a discussion by an expert panel: Wale Adebanwi (Rhodes Professor of Race… Continue reading Book launch: Fighting Words
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 Stonehenge tunnel going forward: David Jacques responds
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 Winners of the 2017 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Modern Italian Studies
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 Series re-launch: Women, Gender and Sexuality in German Literature and Culture
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 Book launch: Emergency Noises
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) will be in attendance.