Deutsch Intern
    American Studies

    61st Annual Convention of the GAAS

    Würzburg, June 12-15, 2014

    Workshop 13. American Romanticism and the Politicization of Nature

    Stefanie Schäfer (Jena)
    National Landscapes, Romantic Crosscurrents: The Uses of Nature in Revolution Narratives by James Fenimore Cooper and John Neal

    Thomas Clark (Tübingen)
    Shabby Imitations: Nature and Civil Government in Cooper’s The Pioneers and Emerson's "Politics"

    Devin Zuber (Berkeley)
    The Anarchy of Nature: Thoreau, Occupy, Aesthetics of Dissent

    Philipp Löffler (Heidelberg)
    Negative Education: Melville, Self-Hood, and the Politics of Reading Nature

    Sascha Pöhlmann (München)
    Whitman's Futures: Performing Utopia

    Heike Schäfer (Konstanz)
    Nature, Media Culture, and the Romantic Quest for the Real


    Clemens Spahr
    Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
    Department of English and Linguistics
    American Studies
    Jakob-Welder-Weg 18 (Philosophicum)
    55099 Mainz

    Johannes Völz (Frankfurt/Stanford)
    Stanford University
    Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity
    Main Quad, Building 360
    Stanford, CA 94305-2152