New books in German Visual Culture @ChristianWeikop

We are delighted to announce the publication of two new volumes in the German Visual Culture series edited by Christian Weikop: Becoming TransGerman Cultural Identity Beyond Geography Edited by Thomas O. Haakenson and Tirza True Latimer with Carol Hager and Deborah Barton «This engaging and groundbreaking book highlights how creative difference, non-stasis, and polyvalent identity … Continue reading

Submissions invited for the Institute for German Studies / Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies @WIGSblog @AGS_tweets

The Institute for German Studies at the University of Birmingham and Peter Lang Oxford invite submissions for their 2019 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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