Call for Workshop Proposals: 65th Annual Conference of the GAAS/DGfA “American Counter/Politics”, May 24-27, 2018
Jul24

Call for Workshop Proposals: 65th Annual Conference of the GAAS/DGfA “American Counter/Politics”, May 24-27, 2018

American Counter/Publics 65th Annual Conference of the German Association for American Studies (DGfA), John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, May 24-27, 2018 Deadline: October 1, 2017 Local Organizers: Irwin Collier (Economics), Jessica Gienow-Hecht (History), Ulla Haselstein (Literature), Frank Kelleter (Culture), Christian Lammert (Political Science), Harald Wenzel (Sociology) The “public...

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Call for Papers: The American Weird: Ecologies & Geographies
Jul18

Call for Papers: The American Weird: Ecologies & Geographies

“The one test of the really weird is simply this—whether or not there be excited in the reader a profound sense of dread, and of contact with unknown spheres and powers.” —H.P. Lovecraft, “Supernatural Horror in Literature” (1927)   “This whole world’s wild at heart and weird on top.” —David Lynch, Wild at Heart (1990)   For H.P. Lovecraft, the weird conveys “a subtle attitude of awed listening, as if for the beating of...

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Stellenausschreibung der Universität Tübingen: Wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiterin/ Mitarbeiters (E 13 TV-L, 50%)
Jul18

Stellenausschreibung der Universität Tübingen: Wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiterin/ Mitarbeiters (E 13 TV-L, 50%)

Am Englischen Seminar der Universität Tübingen ist zum 1. Oktober 2017 die Stelle einer/eines Wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiterin/ Mitarbeiters (E 13 TV-L, 50%) für den Bereich Didaktik des Englischen für die Dauer von 3 Jahren zu besetzen. Der/die zukünftige Stelleninhaber/in übernimmt Aufgaben beim Aufbau und der Neuausrichtung des Bereichs Didaktik des Englischen. Dazu zählen u.a.: Lehrveranstaltungen für die Studiengänge Bachelor of...

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Call for Contributions by the German Association for American Studies (GAAS)
Jun26

Call for Contributions by the German Association for American Studies (GAAS)

Deadline: August 1, 2017 Call for Contributions for the workshop „Diversity and/in the GAAS“ to take place in cooperation with the Bavarian American Academy at the Amerikahaus in Munich on Friday and Saturday, October 20-21, 2017. We seek position papers (5 to 10 minutes in length) on issues of gender, sexuality, race, whiteness, ethnicity, class, (dis)ability, and the overall conceptualization of diversity as political indicator and...

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Postgraduate Conference: Life Writing in the Digital Age: Quantification, Optimization and the Self
Apr26

Postgraduate Conference: Life Writing in the Digital Age: Quantification, Optimization and the Self

University of Mannheim, September 29-30, 2017 Deadline: June 30,2017 The research project “Probing the Limits of the Quantified Self – Human Agency and Knowledge in Literature & Culture of the Information Age,” funded by the German research association (DFG), invites scholars to submit proposals for its postgraduate conference – Life Writing in the Digital Age: Quantification, Optimization and the Self. Recent years have...

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