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Special Lectures

july 4, 2017, sally shuttleworth (University of oxford)

Fears and Phobias in late 19th-Century Culture


May 23, 2017, Josephine mcdonagh (king's College london)

“Another great migration”: Travel, Emigration and Imperialism in George Eliot’s Late Works


october 25, 2016, Merrick Burrow (University huddersfield)

"Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Cottingley Fairies: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Networks of Fiction, Science and Religion"


June 27, 2016, Mark Schmitt (TU Dortmund)

"The whites have become black" - Responses to the English Riots of 2011, Critical Whiteness Studies and the Trouble with 'New Ethnicities'


MAY 19, 2016, NINA WIESEHOMEIER (SWANSEA UNIVERSITY)

The Symbolic Impact of Women’s Representation on Citizen’s Political Attitudes: Measuring the Effect through Survey Experiments


MAY 19, 2016, HEIDE-MARIE WEIG (UNIVERSITÄT REGENSBURG)

The Amateur and the Theatrical Marketplace: Lacy’s and French’s Acting Editions of Plays


MAY 19, 2016, REGINA WIDMANN (UNIVERSITÄT REGENSBURG)

Nineteenth-Century Women’s Periodicals


MAY 19, 2016, SUSANNE GÜRTNER (UNIVERSITÄT REGENSBURG)

Reworkings of the Actaeon Myth in Renaissance Literature


MAY 19, 2016, SEBASTIAN GRAEF (UNIVERSITÄT REGENSBURG)

The Politicisation of the British Museum during the Nineteenth Century


MAY 19, 2016, KATHARINA BOEHM (UNIVERSITÄT REGENSBURG)

Crossover Fiction and the Adolescent Economy of Writing in the Works of Margo Lanagan


MAY 18, 2016, ROD MENGHAM (UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE)

Poetry Reading and Film Screening


MAY 18, 2016, LEO MELLOR (UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE)

Contemporary British Poetry and the Environment: The Quality of Attention


MAY 18, 2016, JULIA WIRTH (UNIVERSITÄT REGENSBURG)

Trauma in Northern Irish Poetry: Expressing the Ungraspable


MAY 18, 2016, ARLYN-CLAIRE BRADLEY (UNIVERSITÄT REGENSBURG)

Reading the Palimpsests of Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance of Loss


MAY 18, 2016, NEVAL BERBER (UNIVERSITÄT REGENSBURG)

Questioning Rape Narratives in Contexts of Transitional Justice: Post-Yugoslav and Post-Apartheid South African Literatures


MAY 18, 2016, ANNA FARKAS (UNIVERSITÄT REGENSBURG)

The Law of the Land: Legal Geography, Daniel Defoe’s A Tour Thro' the Whole Island of Great Britain and the British Union


MAY 17, 2016, JOHANNES KARL (UNIVERSITÄT REGENSBURG)

The Miltonian Eternal Conflict as a Storytelling Device in British Twentieth-Century Fantasy


May 17, 2016, Matthias Galler (LMU München / Universität Regensburg)

Shakespeare and the Middle Ages


December 16, 2015, Stephen Wagg (Leeds Beckett University)

Comedy and Mass Media in Post-War Britain


December 15, 2015, Amelia Bonea (University of Oxford)

Office Work and Occupational Health: The Case of Postal and Telegraph Clerks in Victorian Britain


December 1, 2015, Adelene Buckland (King's College London)

Sticks, Skins, Beards and Bulbs: Artificial Mothers and the Matter of Fiction


July 17, 2015, Emily Huggins (Ueberreuter Verlag, Berlin)

YA Literature: Jugendliteratur, Literaturvermittlung und transnationale Buchmärkte


July 14, 2015, John Storey (University of Sunderland)

Culture in British Cultural Studies


July 7, 2015, Jane grogan (university college dublin)

Spenser's Ireland, Ireland's Spenser: Contemporary Irish Poetry and the Elizabethan Legacy


July 2, 2015, Monica Germana (University of Westminster, London)

Other Stories: Strangers and Intrusions in Ali Smith's Fiction


June 30, 2015, Hassan Melehy (university of north carolina at chapel hill)

Early Modern Literature and Political Thought: Shakespeare, Lipsius, Montaigne


june 23, 2015, jessica malay (university of huddersfield)

Anne Clifford's Great Books: A Transformative Narrative of Identity and Place


June 16, 2015, Harkirat Singh (Sikh Education Officer for the Midlands, UK)

An Introduction to Sikhism and its Place in the UK today


June 9, 2015, Gordon McMullan (King's College London) 

The 1916 Shakespeare Tercentenary Celebrations


June 2, 2015, Dorothea Heitsch (university of north carolina at chapel hill)

Debate Strategies in Early Modern Dialogue


May 19, 2015 cornelia brockard (universität regensburg)

Adaptations of Charlotte Brontë's "Jane Eyre"


May 19, 2015 cornelia Tügel (universität regensburg)

Science and Gender in "Sherlock"


May 12, Anna Farkas (Universität regensburg)

Scottishness and Scots Law: Nationhood and the Law in Great Britain in the Eighteenth Century


may 12, 2015, Johannes karl (universität regensburg)

The Eternal Conflict in Literature, Film and Games


May 5 2015, Sandra Stadler (Universität Regensburg)

Social Economics in South African Literature for Adolescents


MAY 5, 2015, THOMAS GRAF (UNIVERSITÄT REGENSBURG)

Envisioning the British Colony: Inverse Perspectives and Blurring Identities in Saki's "When William Came"


APRIL 28, 2015 SHELDON BRAMMAL (CORPUS CHRISTI COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD)

Renaissance Literary Careers


april 21, 2015 katharina boehm (universität regensburg)

Tangible Pasts: Literature and Antiquarianism in the Mid-Eighteenth Century


December 9, 2014 leo mellor (university of cambridge)

Dylan Thomas as a WWII War Poet: Flowers, Bodies, Terrors


DEcember 2, Rod Mengham (university of cambridge)

Writing Conflict 1934-37


December 1, 2014 catherine Gimelli Martin (university of memphis)

The Lion Dies for the Lamb: Revisiting Edmund Spenser, C.S. Lewis, and Disney's Lion King


July 1, 2014 Martin Decker (universität regensburg)

"Do they read Castle Rackrent in the trenches?" Anglo-Irish Identity, The Great War and the Big House


july 1, 2014 beatrice bartus (universität regensburg)

Women in the Post-Apartheid Novels of Nadine Gordimer


July 8, 2014 anna farkas

"I'm going to Gretna Green": Clandestinity, Scots Law and British Courtship Novel in the Long Eighteenth Century


July 8, 2014 Victoria moodie (Universität Regensburg)

Benefits and Books: The Welfare System and it Literary Response in Scotland 1980 - 2014


june 24, 2014 Heide-Marie weig (universität regensburg)

Private Theatricals and the English Middle Class, 1870 - 1900


june 24, 2014 veronika galler (universität regensburg)

(In)visible Monarchs: a Media-historic Analysis of Female Royal Icons in Painting and Photography from Queen Victoria to Duchess Catherine


June 12, 2014 prof. dr. daniel williams (Swansea University)

Problems of Identity: Language, Race and Nationhood in the Literatures of Wales


June 3, 2014 Thomas Graf (Universität regensburg)

Weaponised Refuse: The City, Identities and Resistance in British Future-War Fiction 1871 - 1914


May 22, 2014 Katie Gramich (university of cardiff)

Motherland?: Gendered Constructions of Wales in art and poetry


May 20, 2014 catherine gimelli martin (university of memphis)

Early Modern 'Science Fiction' (Francis Godwin, Johannes Kepler, Francis Bacon)


May 20, 2014 Anna-Maria Hartmann (university of Oxford)

Francis Bacon's 'New Atlantis'  and the Vicissitudes of Intertextuality


May 13, 2014 Sandra stadler, universität regensburg

Facing up to Reality: Recent Developments in South Africa's Literature for the Young


January 22, 2014 Anne-julia Zwierlein, universität regensburg

'Am I not a Man and a Brother?' Würde, Sympathie, und weibliche Partizipation in der britischen Anti-Sklaverei-Bewegung, 1780 - 1830


dECEMBER 12, 2013 anne-JULIA zwierlein, universität regensburg

Verbrechen und "the criminal mind" im (Neo)Viktorianismus


December 12, 2013 jane goldman, university of glasgow

Woolf's Signifying Dog and the Missing Lynx: Animalous Readings in Poe, Woolf, Lacan and Derrida


JULY 16, 2013 EVA ESCRIBANO-COMPAINS, UNIVERSITÄT REGENSBURG

New Interactive Literatures: Reworking Ideas of the Epic in RPG Video Games


JULY 16, 2013 MARTIN DECKER, UNIVERSITÄT REGENSBURG

(Re-)Writing Ireland's Great War: Frank McGuinness and Dermot Bolger


JULY 9, 2013 FRANCESCA PALITZSCH, UNIVERSITÄT REGENSBURG

Fictional(ized) Outdoor Documentaries or the Wilderness Home Tour


JULY 9, 2013 THOMAS GRAF, UNIVERSITÄT REGENSBURG

Late Victorian and Edwardian Invasion Fiction and its Imperial Contexts


July 2, 2013 Anna Farkas, universität regensburg

Regulating Law and Literature: The 1753 Marriage Act and the Novel


june 25, 2013 philipp erchinger, universität erlangen

Places of Meaning, Ways of Knowing: Sense-Making in the Sensation Novel


june 18, 2013 neil reeve, swansea university:

Grandmothers' Dreams: Heredity and Replication in D. H. Lawrence and Henry James"


June 4, 2013 joanna ROSTEK, UNIversität Passau

Looking for 'Eve Smith': Female Responses to Political Economy, c. 1790 - 1840


MAY 28, 2013 ANNA HENCH, UNIVERSITÄT REGENSBURG

Faculties losing their balance? The Working of Obsessive Reading in Sensation Novels


May 14, 2013 Sandra Stadler, universität regensburg

Representations of Space in South African Youth Fiction of the New Millenium


January 29 2013, Heide-marie Weig, universität regensburg

The World is What We Make It: Humanity, Technology, and the Environment in Recent Steampunk Fiction


July 17, 2012 saskia lettmaier, Harvard/regensburg

Broken Engagements. The Action for Breach of Promise of Marriage and the Feminine Ideal, 1800 - 1940


july 17, 2012 barbara oettl, universität regensBurg

Krankheit als Topos in der zeitgenössischen Kunst


July 17, 2012 anna farkas, universität regensburg

Puerperal Insanity and Infanticide in Women's Writing in Britain in 1890s


July 10, 2012 ralf junkerjürgen, universität regensburg

Quantifying Desire, Qualifying Disease - Don Juanism and Nymphomania in Spanish Literature and Cinema


July 6, 2012, Francesca Palitzsch, Universität Regensburg

Going Wild: Exploring Constructions and Motifs of Wilderness in Contemporary British Literature


july 3, 2012, anita schilcher, universität regensburg

Ein richtiger Indianer ? Kranke Jungen in der Kinder- und Jugendliteratur


July 3, 2012 andrea bäßler, (UKR)

Diseases from the Belly to the Heart: Sex an Gender Matter!


July 2, 2012 michael mack, university of durham

Ageing and Mortality in Dickens and Wilde


JUNe 26, 2012 ingrId gessner, universität regensburg

Of He-Nurses and She-Doctors: Fighting and Writing Yellow Fever in the American South


June  19, 2012 edith reuschel, klinik st. hedwig regensburg

Obstetrics and Gynecology in Uganda


JUNE 12, 2012 felix sprang, universität hamburg

Disastrous Birth-Nights: Childbed and Child-Birth in the Nineteenth-Century Novel: Reflections on Gender and Medicalization


June 5, 2012 katharina boehm, universität regensburg

Defoe's Journal of the Plague Year, Gender and Historical Culture


May 31, 2012 Katie Gramich, cardiff university, wales

The Dragon's Two Tongues: Literature and Language Politics in Contemporary Wales


May 22, 2012 MarinA Kreutz, UNIversitätsKLINIKum REgensburg

Gender Differences in Immune-Related Disorders


May 22, 2012 Miriam Banas, universitätsklinikum regensburg

Gender Differences in Renal Diseases and Renal Transplantation


May 15, 2012 Edith Feistner, universität regensburg

Krankheit als Heil? Genderperspektiven auf das Opfer der Gesundheit in der Literatur des Mittelalters


May 8, 2012 Clark Lawlor, University of northumbria

Fashionable Disease and Gender in the Long Eighteenth Century


April 24, 2012 iris heid und juliKa loss, uNiversität regensburg

Risky Life Style or Risky Genes? Health Differences between Men and Women


April 19, 2012 Anne-julia zwierlein, universität regensburg

Österreichischer Rundfunk, Radio Ö1 Wissenschaft: 'Vererbung' zwischen Biologie und Kultur


APRIL 17, 2012 ANNE-JULIA ZWIERLEIN, UNIVERSITÄT REGENSBURG

The texture of her nerves and the palpitation of her heart: Vocation, Hysteria, and the 'Surplus Female' in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Medical Dscourse


January 19, 2012 maurice fitzpatrick, trinitiy college, Dublin/Jülich technical college

The Boys of St. Columb's


DECEMber 21, 2011 harold Kaylor, troy university

A  Boethian Paradigm in Geoffrey Chaucer's "Troilus and Criseyde": Some formal and verbal evidence


November 26, 2011 Helen Small, pembroke college, university of oxford

Was there a Victorian "Double Standard" of Ageing?


November 26, 2011 teresa mangum, university of iowa

The Unnatural Youth of the Old "New Woman


November 26, 2011 karen chase, university of virginia

Senile Sexuality


November 26, 2011 kay heath, georgia gwinnet college

The New Old Man and the Neutral Man-Woman: Gender and Ageing in Victorian Fiction


november 26, 2011 gordon Mcmullan, king's college london

The Invention of the "Ageing" Shakespeare in the Nineteenth Century: Late Style and German Critics


November 26, 2011 Brian worsfold, university of Lleida

The True Morality of Fiction: Ageing Truths in Some Writings by Edward Bulwer-Lytton


November 26, 2011 Anne-julia zwierlein, universität regensburg

Exhausting the Powers of Life": Ageing, Energy and Productivity in Nineteenth-Century Scientific and Literary Discourses


November 25, 2011 Norbert Lennartz Universität vechta

Worst Agers: Children as Old People in Victorian Fiction


November 25, 2011 Jochen Petzold, universität regensburg

Poor Mother's Gowing Old: The Representation of Ageing and Old Age in 'The Girl's Own Paper' (1880 - 1900)


November 25, 2011 rebecca probert, warwick university

Freedom of Testation in Victorian England


November 25, 2011 anna farkas, universität regensburg

The World Is All Being Remade: Intergenerational Conflict in J.M. Barrie's War Plays 


november 25, 2011 katharina boehm, universität regensburg

Old Age and the Transatlantic Indian: Cross-Racial Mentorship in Narratives of National Belonging


November 25, 2011 Greta olson, Universität giessen

The fin-de-siècle's Literary and Scientific Discovery of Ageing


November 25, 2011 david amigoni, keele university

Re-assessing the "Old" in the Lives and Afterlives of Arnold Bennett's 'The Old Wives' Tale'


November 25, 2011 Lynn Botelho, INDIANA UNIversity of pennsylvania

A Respectful Challenge to the Nineteenth-Century's View of Itself: An Argument for the Early Modern Medicalization of Old Age


July 12, 2011 Isabel Karremann, LMU München

The Political Uses of Forgetting: Nationalist Nostalgia on the Jacobean Stage


June 28, 2011 Martin Decker, Universität Regensburg

Aspects of Gender in Irish War Literature


June 21, 2011 Francesca Palitzsch, Universität Regensburg

Real Wilderness? - Exploring Ideas of Wilderness and Authenticity in Contemporary British Fiction


June 7, 2011 Anna Farkas, University of Oxford

Why has the New Woman never a word to say for herself on the stage? Feminism and the English Theatre in the 1890s


May 31, 2011 Katharina Boehm, Universität Regensburg

The Prison House of Historiography - Objects Lost and Found in the Novels of Sarah Waters


May 24, 2011 Benjamin Kohlmann, Universität Regensburg

What Is It Like To Be A Rat? Early Cold War Glimpses of the Post-Human


May 23, 2011 Susan Sellers, St Andrew's University

Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell: From Research to Novel, Play Script to Stage Performance

Förderung [mit Peter Waller]: Vielberth-Stiftung, Regensburg


May 17, 2011 Ulrike Pesold, Universität Regensburg

Diana Wynne Jones: Witch Week. Alterity in an (Anti-)School Story


November 10, 2010 Jochen Petzold, Universität Regensburg

Wie ähnlich ist uns der Affe, dies äußerst scheußliche Tier! Darwins "Affentheorie" im Spiegel der Viktorianischen Kinderliteratur


May 18, 2010 Beth Palmer, University of Leeds

Sensational Strategies: Women's Authorship, Editorship and Performance in the Victorian Press;

Förderung [mit Katharina Boehm]: Vielberth-Stiftung, Regensburg


April 28, 2010 Anne-Julia Zwierlein, Universität Regensburg

'No house but mine to make your scene?' Urbane Schwellenräume, Diagnosen des Stadtkörpers und symbolische Geschlechterordnungen in frühneuzeitlichen City Plays


February 3, 2010 Francesca Palitzsch, Universität Regensburg

Gender Confusion and the Dominant Female Voice in Jeanette Winterson’s Novels: The Passion (1987), Written on the Body (1992), Gut Symmetries (1997) and the PowerBook (2000)


February 1, 2010 Brigitte Glaser, Universität Göttingen

'Double Colonization' and Female Authorship


January 25, 2010 Achim Geisenhanslüke, Universität Regensburg

Medusenaugen und Sirenenstimmen. Zum Problem der Autorschaft in der Moderne (Nietzsche - Kafka - Freud)


January 18, 2010 Christoph Wagner, Universität Regensburg

Paul Klee und die sexuelle Genese der Kunst


January 11, 2010 Virginia Richter, Universität Bern

Gendered Authorship in the Henry James Circle


December 15, 2009 Katharina Boehm, Universität Regensburg / King's College London

Little Savages, Dwarfs and Bottled Babies: Childhood, Popular Science and Literature in the Victorian Period


December 14, 2009 Ingo Berensmeyer, Universität Giessen

'An insane desire to see the author': Herman Melville, Henry James and the Gendered Spaces of Nineteenth-Century Authorship


December 7, 2009 Ralf Junkerjürgen, Universität Regensburg

Gendered Images of Creativity in Maupassant


November 30, 2009 Helga Schwalm, HU Berlin

The Lake Poets: Romantic Subjectivities, Topography, and Authorship


November 23, 2009 Christoph Heyl, Universität Frankfurt

Dame Nature’s Imagination: Creation, Creativity and Gender in Early Modern Cabinets of Curiosities


November 18, 2009 Harry White, University College Dublin

Music and the Irish Literary Imagination


November 16, 2009 Katharina Rennhak, Universität Wuppertal

'Amaz'd we read of Nature's early Throes': Gender and (the) Creation in Eighteenth-Century Poetry


November 9, 2009 Rainer Emig, Universität Hannover

Enlightenment Struggles over Gender and Creation: The Debates on Spleen


November 2, 2009 Annette Kern-Stähler, Universität Duisburg-Essen

Gender, Creation and Authorship in the Late Middle Ages


October 26, 2009 Danielle Clarke, University College Dublin

Philomela, Gender, and Poetic Myths of Origin


July 14, 2009 Charlotte Sleigh, University of Kent at Canterbury

And ye shall know the truth, Or, The Gospel according to Darwin


June 23, 2009 Stefan Willer, Zentrum für Literatur- & Kulturforschung, Berlin

Imitation of Similar Beings: Social Mimesis as an Argument in Evolutionary Theory around 1900


January 14, 2009 Brian Gibbons, University of Muenster / York

Against Genres: Shakespeare's Mingled Drama

Förderung: Vielberth-Stiftung, Regensburg


December 9, 2008 Anne-Julia Zwierlein, University of Regensburg

WDR ZeitZeichen: 400. Geburtstag von John Milton


June 25, 2008 Laura Otis, Emory University

Manufacturing Monsters: The Experiments of Professor Higgins and Dr. Moreau

Förderung [mit Rainer Emig]: Studieneinheit Gender Studies

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