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 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

Book launch: Emergency Noises

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

Peter Lang at the AGS conference

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 (l.plapp@peterlang.com) will be in attendance.

The Art of War published

War and trauma are fundamental human experiences and central to German history, especially in the twentieth century. Since the First World War, which some Germans celebrated as the chance to annihilate the old culture to make space for a new one, German art has been implicated in war. War and trauma cause extreme conditions that … Continue reading

Emergency Noises published

«Gerda Nettesheim’s stainless steel kitchen sink with piano pedals, transformed into a sound box … ! Noy’s feminist reading of German-based women sound artists is an interdisciplinary wake-up call and superbly well written: a visually and aurally powerful book.» (Sarah Wilson, Courtauld Institute of Art) «Irene Noy’s book Emergency Noises: Sound Art and Gender makes … Continue reading

Winner of the 2017 Institute for German Studies / Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the winner of the 2017 Institute for German Studies / Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies: WINNER Dr Lauren Selfe Representations of Muslim Women in German Popular Culture, 1990–2016   We are also pleased to have a runner-up in the competition this year: RUNNER-UP Dr … Continue reading

Series re-launch: New Studies in European Cinema

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the re-launch of the series New Studies in European Cinema under new editorship: New Studies in European Cinema Series Editors Wendy Everett (University of Bath) and Fiona Handyside (University of Exeter) With its focus on new critical, theoretical, and cultural developments in contemporary film studies, this series encourages … Continue reading

Portraits of the Artist published

This book was the winner of the 2016 Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies, a collaboration between the Institute for German Studies at the University of Birmingham and Peter Lang. The Dionysian – an impetus towards abandon, intoxication and creativity, but also chaos, death and dissolution – captured the imagination of both Gabriele D’Annunzio … Continue reading

Biological Discourses published

The relationship between biological thought and literature, and between science and culture, has long been an area of interest by no means confined to literary studies. The Darwin Anniversary celebrations of 2009 added to this tradition, inspiring a variety of new publications on the cultural reception of Darwin and Darwinism. With a fresh scope that … Continue reading

Carl Wilhelm Frölich’s «On Man and his Circumstances» published

This book includes both the original German version and, for the first time, an English translation of Carl Wilhelm Frölich’s important essay of 1792, which Georg Foster praised as «one of the rarest creations of our time, the work of a young, right-thinking and sensitive man.» Published anonymously, Frölich’s treatise consists of ten Platonic-like dialogues … Continue reading

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