Events

"Global Melodrama – Das Melodram im Weltkino" is a film series organized in cooperation with the Filmhaus Nürnberg. Starting May 20, the series features 10 films from classical Hollywood to contemporary melodrama. Introduced by renowned experts, the films will be shown in the original language versi...

Taking an examination of US-American reeducation policies in Germany and Japan after World War II from a comparative and transnational perspective as its point of departure the conference broadens the focus beyond this specific geographical constellation and beyond the period of the immediate postwar to problematize and discuss the concept of “reeducation” in a broader sense.

The Department of English and American Studies congratulates Prof. Dr. Heike Paul on receiving the Bayerischer Maximiliansorden für Wissenschaft und Kunst, the state of Bavaria's highest award. The laudation honors her as one of the most important Americanists in Germany...

From November 5 to November 20, 2021 Erlangen's Black History Weeks will take place as a series of individual events. This year's events place their focus on racism in art and culture...

The changing media environment of the English Restoration brought forth a sizeable increase in various forms of literary culture, including the birth of large-scale periodical publishing and the ready availability of the letter. Contrary to the widely held consensus that the letter promoted reliability, recent scholarship has stressed the form’s deconstructive potential, allowing both readers and writers to reflect on the mediated nature of writing and the tenuous relationship between sign and reality.

Everyone is welcome to join us for a screening and discussion of these popular and critically acclaimed TV shows! The selected shows engage with the topic “law and order” in a broad sense: