News:Office hours during term break WS 17-18
MAIAS Written Exam WS 17-18
Courses with comments SS 2018
Courses with comments WS 2017-18
Guest Lectures/ Gastvorträge
29.01.2014, Dr. Hannes Bergthaller (National Chung-Hsing University, Taiwan), “No More Eternal than the Hills of the Poets”: The Modern Semantics of Nature and the Shifting Grounds of Moral Authority in Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring
July 11, 2013, Prof. Dr. Christa Buschendorf (University of Frankfurt), "Bourdieu's Concept of Symbolic Violence as a Tool of Literary Interpretation"
July 01, 2013, Dr. Michael Kindellan, Fellow A.-v.-Humboldt Foundation, University of Bayreuth, "Ezra Pound and Modernist Poetry"
June 5, 2013, Prof. Dr. Sabine Wilke, University of Washington, Seattle, "Imagining the Environment and Environmental Degradation"
June 21, 2012, Prof. Dr. Bertrand Westphal (University of Limoges), "Literature and Geography"
December 2, 2011: Prof. Dr. Hal Crimmel, Weber State University, Utah, U.S.A., "Ecocriticism and Place-based Learning"
June 1, 2011, Prof. Dr. Rebecca Potter, University of Dayton, Texas, USA: “The Property of Fiction: Willa Cather's My Ántonia and O Pioneers!”
July 5, 2011, Prof. Dr. Lisa Gill, University of Maryland, College Park, USA: “A Construction of the Hip-Hop Aesthetic/Genre: Origins, Development, and Connections”
July 6, 2011, Prof. Dr. Miriam Strube, Universität Paderborn: "Make it new?" Interrelations between pragmatist philosophy and modernist culture"
May 12, 2010, Prof. Dr. Christa Grewe-Volpp, Universität Mannheim: "Like a Fair Virgin: American Images of Nature from Columbus to Toni Morrison"
June 16, 2010, Prof. Dr. Elizabeth Ammons, Tufts University, USA: "Rising Waters: American Literature and the Fight for Environmental Justice"
July 7, 2010, Prof. Dr. Stacy Alaimo, University of Texas, Arlington, USA:
“Transcorporeal Knowledges: Science, Environment, and the Material Self”
April 27, 2009, George Ellenbogen, Boston: „Poetry Reading“
June 24, 2009, Maurizio Valsania, University of Torino: "Thomas Jefferson
and the Enlightenment: A Reappraisal“