New books in German Studies

We are pleased to announce our new titles in German Studies: Rey Conquer, Reading Colour: George, Rilke, Kandinsky, Lasker-Schüler Winner of the 2018 Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies, Institute for German Studies, University of Birmingham   Natalie Eppelsheimer, Roads Less Traveled: German-Jewish Exile Experiences in Kenya, 1933–1947     Dirk Göttsche (ed.), Memory … Continue reading

Series launch: Imagining Black Europe @TheGSA

Peter Lang is pleased to announce the launch of the new book series Imagining Black Europe Edited by Tiffany N. Florvil and Vanessa D. Plumly This series seeks to publish critical and nuanced scholarship in the field of Black European Studies. Moving beyond and building on the Black Atlantic approach, books in this series will … Continue reading

Invitation for proposals: 2020 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition: German Studies in America @TheGSA

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the 2020 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition: German Studies in America. Proposals are invited from US early career scholars ­in German Studies for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. The winner of the competition will receive a contract to publish the volume with Peter … Continue reading

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

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