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  1. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 22.11.2019
    Becoming Visible
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    12th Annual Germanic Graduate Student Association Conference at THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY January 24th – 25th 2020 Keynote Address by Professor Ervin Malakaj Since 1919, when women first secured the right to vote in Germany, they have gained increasing visibility in the public sphere. The proclamation of the Weimar Republic also ushered in increasing visibility for queer expression. This does not mean there were no setbacks: the 1933 destruction of Magnus Hirschfeld’s Institute for...

    Fields of research Literature from Germany, Austria, Switzerland,  Feminist studies,  Gender Studies/Queer Studies and 4 more
    Created on: 23.09.2019
  2. Thomas Emmrich
    University or institution: Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
    Fields of research: Textual criticism, editing, codicology; Literary historiography; Literary theory; Hermeneutics; Structuralism; Poststructuralism; Deconstruction; Feminist studies; Gender Studies/Queer Studies; Oral poetry / Orality; Writtenness; World Literature; Interdisciplinarity; Literature and psychoanalysis/psychology; Literature and sociology; Literature and philosophy; Literature and social and cultural anthropology; Poetics; Literary genre; Prose; Drama; Aesthetics; Rhetoric; Rhetorical figure (allegory, symbol, metaphor); Themes, motifs, thematology; Literature from Germany, Austria, Switzerland; French literature; Literature of antiquity (until 5th century A.D.); Literature of the Early modern period (14th and 15th century); Literature of the 18th century; Literature of the 20th century

  3. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 10.01.2018
    Women Writing Decadence, European Perspectives 1880-1920
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    We invite proposals for 20 minute papers on topics related to Women Writing Decadence, which may include, but are by no means limited to: - (De)constructing a female Decadent canon - International women networks - Re-definitions of Decadent female stereotypes, e.g. New Woman, Femme Fatale, Vampire, Cleopatra, etc - Female theorists of Decadence - Decadent women publishers, editors and translators - Female Decadent painters, illustrators and composers - Women and Decadent journal...

    Fields of research Feminist studies,  Literature of the 19th century,  Literature of the 20th century
    Created on: 12.12.2018
  4. Category: CfP/CfA publications
    Call for Papers für Women Language Literature in Italy / Donne Lingua Letteratura in Italia
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Women Language Literature in Italy / Donne Lingua Letteraturain Italia è interamente dedicata alle donne, alla lingua e alla letteratura, dal Medioevo sino ai giorni nostri. Questa nuova rivista interdisciplinare accoglie contributi di studiose e studiosi che lavorino su argomenti relativi alle donne e agli studi di genere, senza limiti cronologici di sorta. Si propone di creare uno spazio di ricerca, scambio e discussione focalizzato sulle donne, e riunire specialisti/specialiste di ambiti...

    Fields of research Feminist studies,  Italian literature,  Literature of the Middle Ages (6th-13th century) and 7 more
    Created on: 12.12.2018
  5. Hend Asaad
    University or institution: Ain Shams Universität
    Fields of research: Hermeneutics; Feminist studies; Gender Studies/Queer Studies; Postcolonial studies; Narratology; World Literature; Interdisciplinarity; Literature and other forms of art; Literature and psychoanalysis/psychology; Literature and sociology; Literature and law; Literature and cultural studies; Literature and theology/study of religions; Literature and philosophy; Literature and pedagogy; Literature and natural science; Literature and geography/cartography; Literature and media studies; Novel; Novella; Narrative; Short prose; Folk literature; Children's and young adult literature; Formula literature; The fictional; Themes, motifs, thematology; Translation; Theory of translation; Literature from Germany, Austria, Switzerland; Eastern European literature (Baltic States, Russia, Ukraine); Eastern Middle European literature (Poland, Slowakia, Czech Republic, Hungary); South Eastern European literature (Albania, Balkans, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Turkey); North African literature; Literature from Sub-Saharan Africa; Near Eastern literature; Literature of the Middle Ages (6th-13th century); Literature of the 20th century

  6. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 28.04.2019
    The Pathological Body From the Mid-Nineteenth Century to the Present. European Literary and Cultural Perspectives
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    A one-day symposium at the Institute of Modern Languages (IMLR), Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, UK With support from the Cassal Endowment Fund Friday 20 September 2019 Keynote Speaker: Dr Steven Wilson (Queen’s University Belfast) What is sickness, and how is it represented in literature? In his twenty-volume Rougon-Macquart novel cycle (1871–93), Émile Zola creates pathological bodies living within Napoleon III’s Second Empire (1852–70), a...

    Fields of research Feminist studies,  Gender Studies/Queer Studies,  Interdisciplinarity and 7 more
    Created on: 04.04.2019
  7. Category: Lecture series
    Beginning: 01.04.2019
    Lehrexperiment #RelevanteLiteraturwissenschaft
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Was ist relevante Literaturwissenschaft? „Und was bringt mir das beim Frühstück?“ Mit dieser Frage zielte die Autorin Marlene Streeruwitz in ihrer Tübinger Poetikvorlesung Sein. Und Schein. Und Erscheinen auf die Literatur. Ihre polemische Frage eröffnet ein kritisches Nachdenken über die gesellschaftliche Funktion von Kunst, die selbstverständlich auch ihr eigenes Schreiben betrifft. Das Lehrexperiment #RelevanteLiteraturwissenschaft greift die Fragen nach der gesellschaftlichen und...

    Fields of research Literary theory,  Feminist studies,  Literature and sociology
    Created on: 02.04.2019
  8. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 07.04.2019
    Under His Eye?: Women in Feminist and Futuristic Literature, Film and Art
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    As the titular citation from Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale suggests, futuristic narratives, similarly to some earlier genres (i.e. dream vision), allow to transfer the content that, from a social, cultural or political viewpoint, might be considered as defiant, rebellious or subversive. Therefore, it is via this convention that gender issues, marginalised in the so-called mainstream, have been repeatedly channelled over the years. In her study, Worlds Apart?: Dualism and...

    Fields of research Feminist studies,  Literature and other forms of art
    Created on: 27.03.2019
  9. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 31.10.2019
    Comics in Dialogue / Conversations autour de la bande dessinée
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Call for papers pour le Congrès international Comics in Dialogue (Conversations autour de la bande dessinée) Le Comité organisateur du Congrès international Comics in Dialogue / Conversations autour de la bande dessinée : activisme, adaptation, langage et traduction , qui aura lieu à l’Universidad Complutense de Madrid le 14-17 avril 2020 , lance un appel official à propositions jusqu’au 31 octobre 2019 . Comics in Dialogue / Conversations autour de la...

    Fields of research Feminist studies,  Comic,  Translation
    Created on: 11.10.2019
  10. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 07.01.2020
    Camp/camp: the collision of style and biopolitics (22nd Annual Graduate Student Conference)
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Camp/camp: the collision of style and biopolitics “The more we study art, the less we care for nature.” Oscar Wilde The Department of Comparative Literature, Hispanic Studies, and The Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism at Western University invite abstracts for the 22nd annual Graduate Student Conference on “Camp/camp,” which will be taking place March 26-28, 2020. The ambiguous nature of ‘camp’ means that it summons different meanings dependent on one’s frame of...

    Fields of research Feminist studies,  Gender Studies/Queer Studies,  Postcolonial studies and 7 more
    Created on: 11.11.2019
  11. Introduction to Theory of Literature (Paul H. Fry, William Lampson Professor of English, Yale University)
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    This is a survey of the main trends in twentieth-century literary theory. Lectures will provide background for the readings and explicate them where appropriate, while attempting to develop a coherent overall context that incorporates philosophical and social perspectives on the recurrent questions: what is literature, how is it produced, how can it be understood, and what is its purpose?

    Fields of research Literary theory,  Hermeneutics,  Structuralism and 7 more
    Created on: 12.12.2018
  12. Kommentierte Linkliste zur Literaturtheorie
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Die Liste bietet eine thematisch geordnete Zusammenstellung von Internetressourcen zur Literaturtheorie. Kurzbeschreibungen der Webseiten sollen eine gezielte Suche ermöglichen. Aufgenommen wurden Seiten, die eine wissenschaftliche Grundorientierung haben und sich durch eine hohe Informationsdichte auszeichnen; bevorzugt aufgenommen wurden Seiten, die fortlaufend aktualisiert werden. Die Inhalte der meisten Seiten sind kostenfrei zugänglich (unrestricted access). Nicht verzeichnet sind...

    Fields of research Literary theory,  Hermeneutics,  Structuralism and 11 more
    Created on: 12.12.2018
  13. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 15.09.2019
    Speaking the Earth
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    20th and 21st Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium March 26-28, 2020 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Plenary Speakers : Scholastique Mukasonga, Nicolas Kurtovitch, Marie-Célie Agnant, and Stéphanie Posthumus The earth unites us all. To speak of the earth is to speak of oneself, of the “Other,” of identity, of the environment, of life in every sense of the word. The earth allows human beings to exist, it creates our cultures, founds our imaginaries,...

    Fields of research Literary theory,  Feminist studies,  Gender Studies/Queer Studies and 5 more
    Created on: 18.07.2019
  14. Category: Various (summer schools etc.)
    Beginning: 12.04.2019
    Summer School "Ambiguous Representations: Women, Witches, and Power in Literature and Critical Theory" (Tübingen, 12./13.4.2019)
    Submitted by: Sandra Fluhrer

    The two-day summer school will address the perpetuity of the figure of the witch in popular culture, literature, and critical theory, through workshops, seminars and lectures. The witch is an entirely familiar, utterly unknowable archetype, hideous but desired, feared but needed, alone but always vital to a community. Historically, they have been both mystified and abhorred; celebrated and persecuted: throughout antiquity, through the witch trials of the early modern era and into the...

    Fields of research Literature from North America,  Literature from UK and Ireland,  Feminist studies and 3 more
    Created on: 07.03.2019
  15. Martin Sexl
    University or institution: Universität Innsbruck
    Fields of research: South Eastern European literature (Albania, Balkans, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Turkey); Literary theory; Hermeneutics; Structuralism; Poststructuralism; New Criticism; Deconstruction; New Historicism; Empirical Aesthetics; Reader-response criticism; Feminist studies; Gender Studies/Queer Studies; Postcolonial studies; Ecocriticism; Media studies; Literature and other forms of art; Literature and cultural studies; Literature and publishing/booktrade; Literature and social and cultural anthropology; Literature and geography/cartography; Literature and media studies; Intermediality; Prose; The fictional; Aesthetics; Rhetoric; Literature of the 20th century

  16. Cornelia Wild
    University or institution: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)
    Fields of research: French literature; Italian literature; Literary theory; Structuralism; Poststructuralism; Deconstruction; Feminist studies; Writtenness; Literature and cultural studies; Literature and philosophy; Poetics; Lyric poetry; Novel; Aesthetics; Rhetoric; Rhetorical figure (allegory, symbol, metaphor); Literature of the Middle Ages (6th-13th century); Literature of the 17th century; Literature of the 19th century; Literature of the 20th century

  17. Cornelia Wild, PD Dr.
    University or institution: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)
    Fields of research: Literature from UK and Ireland; French literature; Italian literature; Literary historiography; Literary theory; Hermeneutics; Structuralism; Poststructuralism; New Criticism; Deconstruction; New Historicism; Reader-response criticism; Feminist studies; Gender Studies/Queer Studies; Media studies; Narratology; Oral poetry / Orality; Writtenness; Interdisciplinarity; Literature and other forms of art; Literature and psychoanalysis/psychology; Literature and cultural studies; Literature and philosophy; Literature and media studies; Intermediality; Poetics; Literary genre; Lyric poetry; Sonett; Prose; Novel; Narrative; Short forms (anecdote, fable, fragment); autobiography; Essay; Letter; Diary; Tragedy; Formula literature; Aesthetics; Rhetoric; Themes, motifs, thematology; Theory of translation; Literature of antiquity (until 5th century A.D.); Literature of the Middle Ages (6th-13th century); Literature of the 16th century; Literature of the 17th century; Literature of the 19th century; Literature of the 20th century

  18. Luzia Vorspel
    University or institution: Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB)
    Fields of research: Literature from North America; Ibero-American literature (incl. Caribbean); Northern European literature (Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland); Literature from the Benelux Countries; Literature from Germany, Austria, Switzerland; Literature from UK and Ireland; French literature; Spanish literature; Feminist studies; Gender Studies/Queer Studies; Literature and other forms of art; Literature and psychoanalysis/psychology; Literature and cultural studies; Lyric poetry; Prose; Children's and young adult literature; Literature of the 19th century; Literature of the 20th century

  19. Sophie Wennerscheid
    University or institution: Ghent University (UGent)
    Fields of research: Northern European literature (Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland); Literature from the Benelux Countries; Literature from Germany, Austria, Switzerland; Literary historiography; Literary theory; Poststructuralism; Feminist studies; Gender Studies/Queer Studies; Postcolonial studies; Multilingualism studies / Interlinguality; Interdisciplinarity; Literature and other forms of art; Literature and cultural studies; Literature and theology/study of religions; Literature and philosophy; Literature and visual studies; Intermediality; autobiography; travel literature; Children's and young adult literature; Themes, motifs, thematology; Literature of the 19th century; Literature of the 20th century

  20. Angela Oster
    University or institution: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)
    Fields of research: French literature; Italian literature; Textual criticism, editing, codicology; Literary theory; Structuralism; Poststructuralism; Deconstruction; Reader-response criticism; Feminist studies; Gender Studies/Queer Studies; Writtenness; Interdisciplinarity; Literature and other forms of art; Literature and psychoanalysis/psychology; Literature and cultural studies; Literature and philosophy; Literature and visual studies; Literature and music/sound studies; Literature and natural science; Literature and media studies; Intermediality; Poetics; Literary genre; Epic poetry; Novel; Comic; Non-fictional literature; autobiography; travel literature; Essay; Letter; Diary; Liturgical drama; Folk literature; Formula literature; Digital literature; The fictional; Theory of translation; Literature of the Middle Ages (6th-13th century); Literature of the Early modern period (14th and 15th century); Literature of the 16th century; Literature of the 17th century; Literature of the 18th century; Literature of the 19th century; Literature of the 20th century

  21. Irena Samide
    University or institution: Univerza v Ljubljani / Universität Ljubljana
    Fields of research: Literature from Germany, Austria, Switzerland; South Eastern European literature (Albania, Balkans, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Turkey); Didactics of Literature; Literary historiography; Feminist studies; Gender Studies/Queer Studies; Literature and cultural studies; Literature and pedagogy; Lyric poetry; Themes, motifs, thematology; Literature of the 18th century; Literature of the 19th century

  22. Category: Lecture series
    Beginning: 15.10.2018
    Gender Stories
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    15. Oktober 2018 Einführung / Lyriker_innen – Wie kommt das Geschlecht ins Gedicht? Anna Bers 22. Oktober 2018 Die Frau ist kein großer Meister oder Was hat Kunst mit Geschlecht zu tun? Inge Stephan 29. Oktober 2018 Gender und Genre in Shakespeares Dramen Jens Elze 05. November 2018 „A Language of Their Own“: Britische Autorinnen und der politische Diskurs des späten 18. Jahrhunderts Anca-Raluca Radu 12. November 2018 Narrating War as Gender Binaries: The...

    Fields of research Feminist studies,  Gender Studies/Queer Studies
    Created on: 12.12.2018
  23. Category: Conferences, Congresses
    Beginning: 18.05.2018
    Women’s Writing and Science
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Women’s Writing and Science | Room 243, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women’s Writing INSTITUTE OF MODERN LANGUAGES RESEARCH School of Advanced Study * University of London Friday 18 May 2018, 14:00-18:00 Women’s Writing and Science Room 243, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Symposium Programme: 14.00 Welcome 14.10 Session 1 (Chair: Shirley Jordan, Newcastle; Co-Director, CCWW) Benjamin Dalton...

    Fields of research Feminist studies
    Created on: 12.12.2018
  24. Birgit Kaiser
    University or institution: Universiteit Utrecht / Utrecht University
    Fields of research: Literature from North America; Literature from Germany, Austria, Switzerland; French literature; North African literature; Literary theory; Poststructuralism; Deconstruction; Feminist studies; Postcolonial studies; Multilingualism studies / Interlinguality; Literature and philosophy; autobiography; Literature of the 19th century; Literature of the 20th century; Literature of the 21st century

  25. Mervat Abdelalim
    University or institution: Ǧāmiʿat (Heluan) / Helwan University
    Fields of research: Literature from Germany, Austria, Switzerland; Feminist studies; Gender Studies/Queer Studies; Interdisciplinarity; Literature and sociology; Novel; Literature of the 20th century; Literature of the 21st century