German Literature and Culture, German Studies, Review, Theatre Studies

TLS Review of Emily Oliver’s Shakespeare and German Reunification

Shakespeare and German Reunification: The Interface of Politics and Performance by Emily Oliver is reviewed in the 1 June 2018 issue of the TLS. Read an excerpt from the review here. This book explores the relationship between politics and Shakespeare performance in East Germany before, during and after reunification in 1990. Analysing a wide range… Continue reading TLS Review of Emily Oliver’s Shakespeare and German Reunification

Austrian Studies, German Literature and Culture, German Studies

Series re-launch: Studies in Modern German and Austrian Literature

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the re-launch of the Studies in Modern German and Austrian Literature series with two new co-editors: Studies in Modern German and Austrian Literature http://www.peterlang.com/view/serial/SGAL Series Editors Dr Robert Vilain, Professor of German and Comparative Literature, University of Bristol Dr Benedict Schofield, Head of Department of German, King’s College… Continue reading Series re-launch: Studies in Modern German and Austrian Literature

Australian Studies, Award, English-language literature, Postcolonial Studies

Geoff Rodoreda wins Association for Anglophone Postcolonial Studies (GAPS) Dissertation Award 2018

Geoff Rodoreda has won the Association for Anglophone Postcolonial Studies (GAPS) Dissertation Award 2018, announced at their annual conference in Mainz, Germany on 10 May 2018. His winning PhD thesis formed the basis of his book, The Mabo Turn in Australian Fiction. Congratulations to Geoff! Read about his research here.  

Book prize, Competition, German Literature and Culture, German Studies

One month left to enter! IGS/Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies

The Institute for German Studies at the University of Birmingham and Peter Lang Oxford invite submissions for their 2018 Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies. Submissions are invited from early career scholars in German Studies for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. The winner of the prize will receive a… Continue reading One month left to enter! IGS/Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies

Jewish studies, Open Access, Philosophy, Sociology, Utopian Studies

New release on Peter Lang Open: Where Community Happens: The Kibbutz and the Philosophy of Communalism

«Henry Near has spent a lifetime studying utopianism and intentional communities, with a special focus on the kibbutzim of Israel, of which he is the leading historian. This book brings together his thoughtful reflections on the kibbutzim and related topics. It will long be a benchmark in its field.» (Tim Miller, Professor of Religious Studies,… Continue reading New release on Peter Lang Open: Where Community Happens: The Kibbutz and the Philosophy of Communalism

German Literature and Culture, German Studies, history, Open Access, Politics

New release on Peter Lang Open: ‘Völkisch’ Writers and National Socialism

This book provides a view of literary life under the Nazis, highlighting the ambiguities, rivalries and conflicts that determined the cultural climate of that period and beyond. Focusing on a group of writers – in particular, Hans Grimm, Erwin Guido Kolbenheyer, Wilhelm Schäfer, Emil Strauß, Börries Freiherr von Münchhausen and Rudolf Binding – it examines… Continue reading New release on Peter Lang Open: ‘Völkisch’ Writers and National Socialism

Education, Open Access

New Open Access title published: Re/Assembling the Pregnant and Parenting Teenager

In 2003, Wendy Luttrell posed an important question: what might result if we were able to turn questions of judgement about pregnant and parenting teenagers into questions of interest about their sense of self and identity-making? This book takes up the challenge, offering a re/assemblage of what is, can be and perhaps should be known… Continue reading New Open Access title published: Re/Assembling the Pregnant and Parenting Teenager