German-Language Networks Transformed


This panel examines networked relations across Europe, along the Atlantic rim, and across the oceans, as they manifest in German-language texts and “cultural products,” as well as importations into German culture. The panel investigates and presents methods and approaches that decidedly move away from a national focus and the dominance of national authors/canons. Instead, it is interested in multi-directionality and patterns of resonance, rather than causal impacts. Papers therefore chronicle obscure and often diffuse traces of the global that surface regionally and locally and across a range of media. Contributions may include but are not limited to artists networks and networks forming around certain writers; orality v. literacy in the salon; fake and real translations; traded/stolen/adapted texts; religious repercussions/structures in secular text; tourism and explorations.

Abstracts of 200 words and very short biographical information (100 words) no later than September 15th, 2017 to
Birgit Tautz at [log in to unmask]



Birgit Tautz
George Taylor Files Professor of Modern Languages
Professor of German

Department of German
7700 College Station
Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME 04011-8477
001.207.798.7079


 
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