piwik-script

Deutsch Intern
    American Studies

    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)

    Data privacy protection

    By clicking 'OK' you are leaving the web sites of the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg and will be redirected to Facebook. For information on the collection and processing of data by Facebook, refer to the social network's data privacy statement.

    Data privacy protection

    By clicking 'OK' you are leaving the web sites of the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg and will be redirected to Twitter. For information on the collection and processing of data by Facebook, refer to the social network's data privacy statement.

    Contact

    Lehrstuhl für Amerikanistik
    Am Hubland
    97074 Würzburg

    Phone: +49 931 31-85656
    Email

    Find Contact