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Jahresbericht 2010

 

Lehrveranstaltungen

 

Sommersemester 2010

Birkle: Key Concepts in North American Studies (HS)

Birkle: “Remember the Ladies”: Women in North America (VL)

Kuester: 20th Century Literature (VL)

Kuester: 19th Century Poetry from Britain and Canada (PS)

Kuester: Recent Anglophone Drama (HS)

Langwald: Introduction to the Study of Anglophone Literatures (Ü)

Ulm: Key Texts by North American Native Writers (PS)

 

Wintersemester 2010/2011

Langwald: Generations and Diasporic Identities in Canada (PS)

 

Laufende Forschungsprojekte

Birkle, Carmen: Literature and Medicine: North American Narratives of Crisis. (Tagung und Buchprojekt)

Kuester, Martin: The Reception of Canadian Mennonite Writing in Germany.

 

Laufende Dissertationen

Langwald, Sylvia: Identity and Generation Conflicts: Families and Individuals Between Migration and Integration in Postcolonial Fiction from Great Britain, Canada and the USA. (Diss., Prof. Kuester)

Ulm, Marco: Short Fiction by Canadian Native Authors (Diss., Prof. Kuester)

 

Abgeschlossene Magister- und Zulassungsarbeiten

Finke, Linda: The Representation of Native Culture in Contemporary Native Canadian Literature (Bachelorarbeit, Prof. Birkle)

 

Kanadistische Publikationen

Birkle, Carmen: “Mediation and Appropriation: Imaginary Indians and the Grey Owl Syndrome.” In: Auto/Biography and Mediation. Ed. Alfred Hornung. Heidelberg: Winter, 2010. 141-59.

Kuester, Martin. "From Personal Anecdote to Scholarly Field of Research: A European's View of Canadian Mennonite Writing." Journal of Mennonites Studies 28 (2010): 151-66.

Kuester, Martin. "Genetic Games of a Retiring God: Atwood's 'Divine Solution' in Oryx and Crake." Zeitschrift für Kanada-Studien 30.2 (2010): 76-86.

 

Kanadistische Vorträge

Birkle, Carmen. “Of Cancer, Canada, and the Caribbean: Margaret Atwood’s Narrative of Crisis,” Canadian Literature Day 2010: Narratives of Crisis – Crisis of Narrative, Marburg, 03.07.2010.”

Becker, Susanne (Mainz): "Margaret Atwood and the Media," Marburg, 27.01.2010.

Fels, Carmen: “Of Floating Bananas and Shipwrecked Tigers: Deconstructing Narratives in Yann Martel’s Life of Pi, Canadian Literature Day 2010: Narratives of Crisis – Crisis of Narrative, Marburg, 03.07.2010.”

Kuester, Martin. “Migration and Its Literary Reflection: A Migrant Scholar’s View of Canadian Mennonite Writing.” Konferenz Cultural Constructions of Migration, Universität Graz, 3.-6.12.2009.

---: “European Heritage in a (Post-)Colonial Transatlantic Context: Imitations, Jailbreaks and other (Non-) Sonnets.” Ramon Hnatyshyn Canadian Studies Centre, Universität Chernivtsi, Ukraine, 25.-28.02.2010.

---: "Canadian Minority Cultures in the Global Village." Konferenz Canada in the Americas: Democratic Vistas and Discursive Perspectives from Tribal to Global, Greifswald, 06.-08.05.2010.

Langwald, Sylvia. “’The Thrill of Being Someone Else’: Generations, ‘Glocal’ Identities and the Urban in What We All Long For.” Gastvortrag an der Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, 17.09.2010.

---:“The Self and the City – ‘Glocal’ Identities in Dionne Brand’s What We All Long For.” Crossroads: Graduiertenkonferenz des Nachwuchsforums der GKS, Konstanz, 11.06.2010.

---: “From Destructive to Productive? Perspectives on Identity Crises and the Diasporic Experience in Caribbean-Canadian Novels.” Canadian Literature Day 2010: Narratives of Crisis – Crisis of Narrative, Marburg, 03.07.2010.

Ulm, Marco. “‘Not Counting the Indian, There Were Six’": Thomas King's Short

Fiction as a Zone of Cultural Contact.” Crossroads: Graduiertenkonferenz des Nachwuchsforums der GKS, Konstanz, 12.06.2010.

---:“‘Pushing Out the Poison’: The World Wars in Canadian Native Fiction. ” Canadian Literature Day 2010: Narratives of Crisis – Crisis of Narrative, Marburg, 02.07.2010.

 

Gastvorträge

Brabant, Nicole (University of Regina): “K(no)w laughing matters: An Examination of Humour (and subsequent lack thereof) in the Work of Rebecca Belmore and Lori Blondeau,” Marburg, 10.05.2010.

Kulchyski, Peter (University of Manitoba): “Indigenous Cultural Politics in Northern Canada,” Marburg, 8.6.2010.

Verdecchia, Guillermo (Toronto): Keynote lecture and reading, Canadian Literature Day 2010: Narratives of Crisis – Crisis of Narrative, Marburg, 03.07.2010.

Williams, David (University of Manitoba): “The Underlying Crisis of Media Change: From Generals Die in Bed to Three Day Road.” Keynote lecture, Canadian Literature Day 2010: Narratives of Crisis – Crisis of Narrative, Marburg, 02.07.2010.

 

Kongresse/Kolloquien

Das Marburger Zentrum für Kanada-Studien veranstaltete vom 2.-3. Juli 2010 seinen traditionellen Canadian Literature Day. In diesem Jahr lautete das Thema der internationalen Tagung “Narratives of Crisis – Crisis of Narrative.“ Professor David Williams (University of Manitoba) und der Dramatiker Guillermo Verdecchia (Toronto) hielten die Eröffnungsvorträge und lasen aus ihren literarischen Werken.

 

Forschungsreisen deutschsprachiger Wissenschaftler/innen

Sylvia Langwald (Marburg) war von September bis Oktober 2010 als visiting scholar an der University of Toronto und der Wilfrid Laurier University (Waterloo). Unterstützt wurde dieser Forschungsaufenthalt durch einen Faculty Enrichment Grant von Foregin Affaris and International Trade Canada.

 

Stipendien

Sylvia Langwald erhielt einen Faculty Enrichment Grant (Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada). University of Toronto und Wilfrid Laurier University (September/Oktober 2010)

 

 

 

 

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 14.11.2012 · langwals

 
 
 
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