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Lectures

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We're working on an archive of past events, but it is very much a work in progress.

Memory Studies

Memory Studies is an international and interdisciplinary convergence field. It addresses – broadly speaking – the interplay of past and present in sociocultural contexts. Memory Studies is interested in the social shape of individual memory as well as in the collective generation of past, present, and future.
The Frankfurt Memory Studies Platform (FMSP) is an initiative of the Forschungszentrum für Historische Geisteswissenschaften (FzHG). It brings together people and projects from history, sociology, literature, arts, media studies, psychology, and other relevant disciplines in a dialogue about memory. It wants to shape the future of memory studies by developing and discussing new research questions and new methodologies.
The activities of the FMSP revolve around three main Research LinesTranscultural Memory, the Mediality of Memory, and Memory and Narrative.

Guest Lectures American Studies

Guest Lectures American Studies

Upcoming Lecture

Tuesday, 12. June - PETER SCHNECK (OSNABRÜCK)

Property Aesthetics: Ownership Imagination in U.S. American Laws and Letters 

18 Uhr c.t., IG 4.201

International Campus

International Campus

DEADLINE EXTENDED – LATE SIGN-UPS WELCOME

There are a few remaining slots available for this class taught by our guest professor Leonard Cassuto (Fordham University, NYC). Prof. Cassuto has agreed to extend the sign-up deadline.

Blockseminar B.A. and M.A. American Studies / Lehramt Englisch // Prof. Leonard Cassuto

American Literary Darwinism
American Literary Darwinism is a course organized around a scientific idea. Charles Darwin's Origin of Species is a landmark book detailing a big idea, one of the biggest in the history of the West.  His Descent of Man elaborates upon that idea.  We'll be reading about Darwin's theory of evolution and some of the fiction and poetry that has been influenced directly and indirectly by it. We'll consider how Darwin shaped the ways that writers looked at big questions of fate and determinism--and also everyday realms like business.  The object of the course is to consider the impact of a scientific idea across disciplines, an impact that continues to reverberate today.  Authors will include Darwin, Jack London, Edith Wharton, and Robert Frost.
The class is part of the curricula B.A. American Studies, M.A. American Studies, and Lehramt Englisch. Please see LSF listing for module eligibility. The class is eligible for BA American Studies Optionalmodul.

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in transit|ion

Lecture Series

NEXT EVENT: Thursday June/21 18h Cas. 1812!
Leonard Cassuto on "The Siege of the Liberal Arts: What Is the Mission of the American Higher University?"

“In Transit|ion – Frankfurt Lectures in Literary and Cultural Studies” is a transdisciplinary lecture series that the departments of American Studies, English Studies, and Anglophone Literatures and Cultures of the Institute of English and American Studies at Goethe-Universität Frankfurt organize twice a semester. It functions as a forum to cultivate dialogue among the disciplines of our institute. Faculty members, graduate students, as well as Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts students of the Institute for English and American Studies are its target audience. ...more