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  1. Category: Conferences, Congresses
    Beginning: 23.01.2020
    European travel writing in context: strategies of negotiating identity in travel writing – a comparative approach
    Submitted by: Redaktion

    Conference organised as part of the Marie-Sklodowska-Curie project “European Travel Writing in Context. The Socio-Political Dimension of Travelogues 1760-1850” Organisers: Sandra Vlasta & Winfried Eckel Venue: Info-Box, Jakob-Welder-Weg, Campus of the Johannes Gutenberg University-Mainz Programme Thursday, January 23, 2020 [ 10-12am workshop for students on hearing and sound in travel writing with Tim Youngs, venue: Info-Box] ...

    Fields of research travel literature,  Literature of the 18th century,  Literature of the 19th century and 2 more
    Created on: 17.01.2020
  2. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 01.06.2020
    Fabula-LhT : Littérature(s) pour des temps extrêmes. Enjeux actuels de l'écopoétique
    Submitted by: Redaktion

    Littérature(s) pour des temps extrêmes : enjeux actuels de l'écopoétique Direction : Jean-Christophe Cavallin et Alain Romestaing Nous n’entrons pas seulement dans une « époque de terreur » (Simon C. Estok) : nous entrons dans une époque de terreur et de pitié. Nous sommes malades d’ écophobie et malades d’ écopathie : le climat nous épouvante, le sort du vivant nous afflige. Ce nouveau sentiment tragique trahit le retour d’un contexte excédant notre maîtrise. Nos...

    Fields of research Ecocriticism,  Interdisciplinarity,  Literature and cultural studies and 2 more
    Created on: 17.01.2020
  3. Category: Workshops, seminars
    Beginning: 06.02.2020
    Die (hyper-)diplomatische Transkription und ihre Erkenntnispotentiale
    Submitted by: Redaktion

    Am 6.-7. Februar 2020 findet an der Bergischen Universität Wuppertal (BUW) ein Workshop zum Thema „Die (hyper-)diplomatische Transkription und ihre Erkenntnispotentiale“ statt (siehe Call-for-Interest zur Themenbeschreibung). Die Veranstaltung wird in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Graduiertenkolleg 2196 „Dokument – Text – Edition“ , dem Interdisziplinären Zentrum für Editionen (IZED), der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften (BBAW) und dem Institut für...

    Fields of research Textual criticism, editing, codicology
    Created on: 17.01.2020
  4. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 15.02.2020
    Intertextuality and Revolution: Tragedy, Farce, Repetition (GSA 2020)
    Submitted by: Redaktion

    Call for Papers: Intertextuality and Revolution: Tragedy, Farce, Repetition The German Studies Association: Forty-fourth Annual Conference in Washington DC (Crystal City), October 1 to 4, 2020 Deadline for Submissions: January 25, 2020 In 1599 in London, washing his hands in the tyrant’s blood, the revolutionary Cassius declares: “How many ages hence / Shall this our lofty scene be acted over / In states unborn and accents yet unknown?” Almost exactly two hundred years later...

    Fields of research Tragedy,  Themes, motifs, thematology
    Created on: 17.01.2020
  5. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 10.02.2020
    The Schlegel Brothers and their Romantic Constellations (GSA 2020)
    Submitted by: Redaktion

    By Jan Oliver Jost-Fritz GSA Annual Conference October 1-4, 2020, Washington DC, USA Deadline: February 10, 2020 Panel (sponsored by the Goethe Society of North America): "The Schlegel Brothers and their Romantic Constellations" Covering the widest possible range of subjects from Greek and Roman literature to contemporary criticism, European mythology to ancient Indian thought and language, medieval poetry to Shakespeare, transcendental philosophy to men’s redemption...

    Fields of research Literature from Germany, Austria, Switzerland,  Literature and philosophy
    Created on: 17.01.2020