Intern
    Anglistik und Amerikanistik

    International and Interdisciplinary Conference

    Cultures of Solitude

    July 30-31, 2015

    University of Würzburg, Germany

    Speakers

    Jochen Achilles, Professor of American Studies, University of Würzburg, Germany: "Changing Cultures of Solitude: Reclusiveness in the Short Fiction of Sandra Cisneros" (abstract)

    Ina Bergmann, Associate Professor of American Studies, University of Würzburg, Germany: "'[A]way to solitude, to freedom, to desolation!': Hermits and Recluses in Julia Ward Howe's The Hermaphrodite" (abstract)

    Coby Dowdell, Assistant Professor, Modern Languages, King's University College at Western University, London, ON, Canada: "Rethinking Ascetic Deferral in an Age of Deliberative Democracy" (abstract)

    Clare Hayes-Brady, Lecturer, School of English, Drama & Film, University College Dublin, Ireland: "'It's what we have in common, this alone-ness': Solitude, Communality and the Self in the Writing of David Foster Wallace" (abstract)

    Rüdiger Heinze, Professor of American Literary and Cultural Studies, University of Braunschweig, Germany: "Alone in the Crowd: Urban Hermits in American Film" (abstract)

    Angela Krewani, Professor of Media Studies and Digital Media, Philipps-University Marburg, Germany: "Drugs and Open Spaces: Traces of Solitude in Breaking Bad" (abstract)

    Margit Peterfy, Associate Professor of American Studies, University of Heidelberg, Germany: "Public and Poetic Use of 'Solitude' in the Works of J. G. Whittier" (abstract)

    Hélène Quanquin, Associate Professor of American History, University of Paris 3 – Sorbonne Nouvelle, France: "A Marriage of Recluses: Wendell and Ann Greene Phillips and the Joint Politics of Isolation and Reform" (abstract)

    Scott Slovic, Professor and Department Chair, English Studies, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, USA: "Going Away to the Wilderness for Solitude … and Community: Ecoambiguity and the Semester in the Wild Experience" (abstract)

    Kontakt

    Neuphilologisches Institut
    Anglistik/Amerikanistik
    Am Hubland
    97070 Würzburg

    Tel.: +49 931 31-85409

    Suche Ansprechpartner

    Hubland Süd, Geb. PH1