German, Poetry

New publication: Heinrich von Kleist’s poetry in English translation

This collection of poems by Heinrich von Kleist (1777-1811) translated into modern English rhyming verse by Peter Raina will bring the stature of this contemporary of Goethe and Schiller into sharp focus and will reach a new readership of English speakers across the world. The subjects treated in this anthology include reaction to major political… Continue reading New publication: Heinrich von Kleist’s poetry in English translation

Film Studies, German, German Literature and Culture, German Studies, prize

Congratulations to Hanja Dämon, Winner of the 2020 IGS / Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies @AGS_tweets @WIGSBlog @NomeadDaemon

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the winner of the 2020 Institute for German Studies / Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies: WINNER Dr Hanja Dämon The German Film Industry under British Control 1945–1949 Congratulations to Hanja! Her book will be published with Peter Lang in 2021. Thank you to our… Continue reading Congratulations to Hanja Dämon, Winner of the 2020 IGS / Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies @AGS_tweets @WIGSBlog @NomeadDaemon

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

Submissions are invited! 2020 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 2020 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 Submissions are invited! 2020 Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies @WIGSblog @AGS_tweets

German, German Literature and Culture, German Studies, New Publications

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 and… Continue reading New books in German Studies

German, German Literature and Culture, German Studies, Young Scholars Competition

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

German, German Literature and Culture, German Studies

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

German, German Literature and Culture, German Studies, history, Science Fiction

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 New books in German Studies

Competition, German, German Literature and Culture, German Studies

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 Winner of the 2018 Institute for German Studies / Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies

German, German Literature and Culture, German Studies

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 New translation published: «Stella: A Play for Lovers» (1776) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

German, German Literature and Culture, German Studies, New series

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 Book proposals welcome: German Studies in America