Book proposals welcome: German Studies in America

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to invited book proposals for the German Studies in America series: German Studies in America Series Editors: Celia Applegate, Gail Hart, Kai Evers, Susan Gustafson and Peter Meilaender German Studies in America publishes research across the field of German studies in the broadest sense, from literary criticism to cultural studies. … Continue reading


Entries welcome: 2018 Women in German Studies Book Prize

Peter Lang are delighted to be sponsoring the 2018 Women in German Studies Book prize, which has just been announced on the Women in German Studies blog. The Women in German Studies Book Prize (for first books) was established in 2015. Sally-Ann Spencer (Victoria University of Wellington) was the inaugural winner. Her monograph,  Contemporary German-English … Continue reading


Invitation for submissions: Institute for German Studies / 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


Book launch: Starvation, Food Obsession and Identity

Starvation, Food Obsession and Identity: Eating Disorders in Contemporary Women’s Writing, edited by Petra M. Bagley, Francesca Calamita and Kathryn Robson, will be launched at the University of Nottingham on Friday 26 January 2018 at 9.30am. The launch is part of the Hungry for Words workshop being held at Nottingham 25-26 January. For more information, please … Continue reading


Spanienbilder aus dem deutschsprachigen Exil published

In seinen Romanen Die Jüdin von Toledo (1955) und Goya oder Der arge Weg der Erkenntnis (1951) zeigte Lion Feuchtwanger während seines kalifornischen Exils eine ausgeprägte Neigung zu Spanien. Diese Neigung zeigten auch andere der vielen Schriftsteller, die im Dritten Reich gezwungen waren, Deutschland zu verlassen, manchmal über Spanien. Im Gegensatz zum Italienbild wurde das … Continue reading


Starvation, Food Obsession and Identity published

Anorexia, bulimia, binge eating and troubled relationships with food and bodies have been depicted by writers across a variety of languages and cultures, since before the medicalisation of eating disorders in the late nineteenth century to the present day. This cross-cultural volume explores the fictional portrayal of these self-destructive yet arguably self-empowering behaviours in contemporary … Continue reading


Book launch: Shakespeare and German Reunification

Emily Oliver’s monograph, Shakespeare and German Reunification: The Interface of Politics and Performance, will be launched at the German Department at King’s College London on Thursday 23 November at 6 pm. The event will take place as part of a multiple book launch to celebrate recent publications by current and former members of the German … Continue reading


Shakespeare and German Reunification published

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


Peter Lang at the GSA conference

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 ( will be in attendance.   Advertisements


Series re-launch: Women, Gender and Sexuality in German Literature and Culture

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 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

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