News 2019


Reading Group Theory of Literature

To Resume in the Upcoming Winter Term

For the upcoming winter semester, some of our GSPoL graduate students again offer project groups, one of which is "Lesegruppe Literaturtheorie" (Reading Group Theory of Literature). All those interested (especially bachelor students) are cordially invited to attend!

Lecture series "Travelling Concepts"

Mondays 6-8 pm, JO 101, from Oct 07 onwards
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In the upcoming winter term, GSPoL once again hosts a lecture series, starting on Oct 07. On Mondays, 6-8 pm, members are invited to attend to this series on "Travelling Concepts". Further information can be found on our website by clicking on this announcement's title.

Workshop in Frankfurt

20th of November 2019
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On November 20th 2019 the members of the GSPoL went on a field trip to Frankfurt to exchange views on career prospects for graduates of the literary studies with experts for (mediating) literature. The two-day event was initiated and planned with the help of our advisory committee member Dr. Sonja Vandenrath.

"Media and Ideology in the Modern Constitution"

Guest lecture by Dr. Samuel Heidepriem on July 11
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GSPoL cordially invites yout to Dr. Samuel Heidepriem's guest lecture on "Media and Ideology of the Modern Constitution", which will be held at JO 101 on July, 11 at 4 pm.

Ceremony on the occasion of the new cooperation between WWU and Northwestern University

Wednesday June 19, 2019 | 18h | Festsaal (Ceremonial Hall)
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On the occasion of our new cooperation with Northwestern University, we would like to cordially invite you to our ceremony on June 19, 2019 at Festsaal (Ceremonial Hall) at 6 pm. Prof. Dr. Jörg Kreienbrock from Northwestern University will open this ceremony by giving a lecture on "Institut für Verbesserung der Weltliteratur. Max Kommerell und Ernst Robert Curtius im Gespräch über Calderón".

Considering a PhD in Literary Studies?

Monday, June 24, 2019 | 16h | BB 301
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The GS PoL is pleased to announce a short workshop, offering a briefing for students considering a PhD in literary studies at the WWU. The event will provide information on where and how to begin your application and planning for a dissertation and gives an introduction on the work of the Graduate School 'Practices of Literature'.

"A World of Translation"

Lecture by Theo D'haen on 6 June
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The guest lecture "A World of Translation" by Theo D'haen (KU Leuven) will be held in WWU castle's ceremonial on 6 June at 6 pm. All those interested are cordially invited to attend! (venue: Festsaal, Schlossplatz 5)

Textpraxis #16 published!

Textpraxis. Digitales Journal for Philology. The Open Access publication of the GSPoL & the WWU's philologies
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The sixteenth issue of Textpraxis. Digital Journal for Philology was released on May 1st. In this issue, Christina Glinik and Elmar Lenhart (Klagenfurt) analyze different writing scenes in Josef Winkler's Domra. Sandra Folie (Vienna) investigates the role of intersectionality in new world literature and Stefan Tomasek (Würzburg) discusses the representation of Nibelungenlied in museums.