MAIAS Written Exam SS 2018

Office hours: SS 2018

Courses with comments SS 2018























Guest Lectures/ Gastvorträge

WS 2013/2014

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

SS 2013

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" 


SS 2012

June 21, 2012, Prof. Dr. Bertrand Westphal (University of Limoges), "Literature and Geography"


WS 2011/2012

December 2, 2011: Prof. Dr. Hal Crimmel, Weber State University, Utah, U.S.A., "Ecocriticism and Place-based Learning"


SS 2011

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"


SS 2010

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”


SS 2009

April 27, 2009, George Ellenbogen, Boston: „Poetry Reading“

June 24, 2009, Maurizio Valsania, University of Torino: "Thomas Jefferson
and the Enlightenment: A Reappraisal“



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