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Jahresbericht 2009



Lehrveranstaltungen

 

Wintersemester 2009/2010

Birkle: The Two Margarets: Atwood and Laurence (PS)

Krewani: Die Medientheorie Marshall McLuhans aus der Perspektive einer zeitgenössischen Medienwissenschaft (SE/HS)

Kuester: Recent Novels from Great Britain and the Commonwealth (including Canadian examples) (PS)

Kuester: 19th Century Novels from Britain and Canada (HS

Langwald: Writing the Nation: Lyrics of Poets Laureate from the Anglophone World (including Canadian examples) (PS)

Ulm: Literature and the New Media (including Canadian examples) (PS)

 

 

Sommersemester 2009

Birkle: Slavery in the Americas (PS)

Fels: “Where is Here?” Local Color Fiction in Nineteenth-Century U.S. and Canadian Literature (PS)

Heuser: “Borders Within”: Regionalism and Diversity in Canada (PS)

Lajeunesse: Geomorphology of Canada (VL)

Lajeunesse: Selected Topics of Geomorphology, Geology and Pedology of Canada (OS)

Langwald: Modern and Postmodern Poetry from Great Britain and the Commonwealth (PS)

 

 

Laufende Forschungsprojekte

Birkle, Carmen: Literature and Medicine: North American Plague Narratives

Birkle, Carmen: Literature and Medicine: Narratives of Crisis

Birkle, Carmen: “Literature and Medicine: Women in the Medical Profession”; Special Issue of the online journal Gender Forum.

Birkle, Carmen: The Road to Independence: North American Travel Narratives

Publikationen

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

Kuester, Martin; Langwald, Sylvia; Ulm, Marco; Transatlantic Encounters: Migration and Minority Writing in Canada

 

 

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. (Prof. Kuester)

 

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

 

 

Abgeschlossene Dissertationen

Radu, Anca-Raluca: Intertextuality in Canadian Artist Novels (Prof. Kuester)

 

Freiesleben, Sonja: Imperial Desire and the Canadian North: Constructing the Arctic

in Nineteenth-Century British Exploration Writing and Twentieth-Century Canadian

Literature (Prof. Kuester)

 

 

Kanadistische Publikationen

Birkle, Carmen. “Between the island and the city: cultural brokerage in Caribbean Canadian short fiction. - In: Diasporatic subjectivity and cultural brokering in contemporary postcolonial literatures. Ed. Igor Maver. Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, 2009. 57-87.

---. “Going Native: Emily Carr's Road to Regeneration.” In: Native Americans and First Nations: A Transnational Challenge. Eds. Christian Feest und Waldemar Zacharasiewicz. Paderborn: Schöningh, 2009. 29-48.

Kuester, Martin. "'A Complicated Kindness': Der Beitrag mennonitischer Autor(inn)en zur kanadischen Literatur." Mennonitische Geschichtsblätter 66 (2009): 161-83.

---. "Nationality and Belonging in Mennonite Women’s Writing: Di Brandt’s Poetry and Criticism." Her Na-rra-tion, Women’s Narratives of the Canadian Nation. Eds. Françoise Lejeune and Charlotte Sturgess. Nantes: CRINI/CEC Université de Nantes, 2009. 129-139.

---. "'Not in Our Name': Kanadische Schriftsteller und der Irak-Krieg." Ahornblätter 20 (2009): 79-94.

---., ed. Ahornblätter 20.

von Bredow, Wilfried: "Flexible Permeabilities. The Re-designing of the Canada-United States Border since September 11, 2001." In: Journal of International Affairs 14.2, July-December 2009.

 

 

Kanadistische Vorträge

Kuester, Martin. “Wiebes and Aboriginals, Mennonites and (Other) Minorities: A Case of Trans­differ­ence?” Konferenz Transcanada 3, Mount Allison University, 16.-19.07. 2009.

---. “From Personal Anecdote to Literary Theory: An Outsider’s View of Canadian Mennonite Writing.” Konferenz Mennonite/s Writing: Manitoba and Beyond, University of Winnipeg, 01.-04.10.2009.

---.  “Border Crossings: The Significance of the 49th Parallel and Other Borders in Guy Vanderhaeghe's The Englishman's Boy and The Last Crossing.” Konferenz  Riding/Writing Across Borders in North American Travelogues and Fiction, Universität Wien, 16.-19.10.2009.

---. “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.

Langwald, Sylvia: “Locating Canadian Migrant Identities: Self-Definition and Family Relationships in Neil Bissoondath’s The Worlds Within Her.” Graduiertenkonferenz des Nachwuchsforums der GKS, Passau, 27.06.2009.

---. “Beyond the Hyphen: Shared Humanity and Canadian Identity in The Worlds Within Her and What We All Long For.” Konferenz “The Postcolonial Human,” Institute for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, University of Leeds, 24.09.2009.

Ulm, Marco: “‘Me, I won’t sing their songs. I have my own songs.’ Quests for Identity in Joseph Boyden’s Three Day Road.” Graduiertenkonferenz des Nachwuchsforums der GKS, Passau, 27.06.2009.

Angela Weber. “Doreen Jensen's curatorial essay  'Metamorphosis' for the 1996 exhibition 'Topographies. Aspects of  Recent B.C. Art' at the Vancouver Art Gallery“ Vortrag auf der Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Kanada-Studien  "Global Change and Canada" (Nachwuchsforum), Grainau, Februar 2009.

---. “The long term exhibition Art of this Land at  the National Gallery of Canada: A new interpretation of Canadian  (Art) History” Vortrag bei der Konferenz “White Indian Relations: Moving into the  21st Century”, Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, Mai 2009.

---. “The Notion of 'Appropriation' (and its Context)  as employed by Aboriginal Authors within the US American and  Canadian Discourse on Art and Art History” Vortrag beim Workshop "Native Arts of North America: Identity and  Cultural Adaption“ der Regionalgruppe Indigenes Nordamerika, Tagung  der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Völkerkunde „Kulturelle Aneignungen:  Anpassung – Anverwandlung – Camouflage“, Frankfurt am Main, Oktober  2009  

 

Gastvorträge

Bharati Mukherjee: “Towards a Post-Racial Society: An American Experiment.” 10.02.2009

David Chariandy: Lesung aus seinem neuen Roman Socouyant (übersetzt als Der karibische Dämon) 20.04.2009

Leduc, Larry (Toronto): “Christmas without Parliament. Canada’s 2008 Political Crisis.” Moderiert von Prof. Dr. Theo Schiller, Marburg, 10.06.2009.

Staines, David (Ottawa): “Canadian Literature and the New Canadian Library – More than Fifty Years.” Marburg, 16.06.2009.

Wiebe, Rudy: Lesung aus Friede wird viele zerstören / Peace Shall Destroy Many. Marburg, 16.11.2009.

 

Gastprofessur

Der kanadische Geograph Patrick Lajeunesse von der Université Laval in Québec ist in diesem Sommersemester im Rahmen des deutsch-kanadischen Austauschprogrammes zu Gast am Fachbereich Geographie (angebotene Kurse: siehe Lehre).

 

Abgeschlossene Magister-, Staatsexamens- und Bachelor- und Diplomarbeiten

Aliabadi, Sara: Frauenfiguren und ihre Darstellung in Alice Munros Lives of Girls and Women und Runaway (Prof. Kuester)

Fennesz, Katrin: Un/Covered Origins: A Mythological Mapping of Aritha van Herk’s Fiction (Prof. Birkle)

Golla, Sandra: The Depiction of Women in Selected Prairie Novels by Frederick Philip Grove (Prof. Kuester)

Penderock, Carla Jean: Multikulturalismus in Kanada: Ein Blick auf die Diskussion (Prof. Münzel)

Rose, Dorothee: Food and Eating Habits in North American Culture and Literature (Prof. Kuester)

Sayn, Joachim: Metafiction in Anglo-Canadian Novels: Robert Kroetsch’s Alibi and The Puppeteer (Prof. Kuester)

Schlüter, Beate: Going Native: Grey Owl’s Encounters with Nature and Natives (Prof. Birkle)

Schöppner, Lydia: 'Aboriginal Criminal Justice in Canada' mit besonderer Berücksichtigung von Tätern und Opfern (Prof. Schiller)

Streitt, Jacqueline: From the Poem to Drama: George Elliott Clarke's Whylah Falls (Prof. Kuester)

Ulm, Marco: Circles and Squares: Native Canadians vs. European Immigrants in Selected Historical Novels (Wacousta, The Temptations of Big Bear, Three Day Road) (Prof. Kuester)

 

Sonstiges

Ulm, Marco. Forschungsaufenthalt an der University of Toronto, unterstützt durch den Jürgen-Saße-Förderpreis der GKS. September 2009.

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 14.11.2012 · langwals

 
 
 
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