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Prof. Dr. Nadia Butt (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main; Chair of Global Anglophone Literatures and Cultures) will give a guest lecture on the topic Partition Novel as Trauma Fiction: A Postcolonial Reading in the seminar Anglophone Postcolonial Literatures. All interested students and members of...

Jonathan Glazer’s 2023 film The Zone of Interest, based on Martin Amis’ 2014 novel of the same name, garnered international attention with its unique approach to depicting the Holocaust on screen. Winner of two Academy Awards (“Best International Feature” and “Best Sound”), the film is not concerned with showing the atrocities committed in Auschwitz, instead asking the viewer to reflect on the perpetrators’ everyday lives. In the framework of the seminar “Literary Representation of the Shoah” and in cooperation with the Casablanca Nürnberg, the Chair of English Cultural and Literary Studies has organized a screening of the The Zone of Interest.

Date: 25.04.2024 Time: 12.30-14.00 Location: Ausstellungsraum, Universitätsbibliothek Erlangen-Nürnberg (Schuhstraße 1a, 91054 Erlangen) "Indigeneity, ‘Americanity’, Nathaniel Hawthorne's Romance with Settler Colonial Capitalism" Donald E. Pease is Ted and Helen Geisel Third Century Professor in ...

Unfortunately, the lecture has to be canceled due to illness. Termin: 14. Mai 2024, 19:00 Uhr Ort: Orangerie (Schlossgarten 1, Erlangen) In this illustrated talk, Lynn Downey will explain what a dude ranch is, and talk about its 140-year history in the United States. Dude ranching is an impor...

Im kenianischen Hinterland machen Arbeiterinnen auf einer Rosenfarm Überstunden, weil in Deutschland bald Valentinstag ist. Am Stadtrand von Kalkutta färben Bengalen ohne jede Schutzkleidung Unterhosen für europäische Discounter. Es sind diese Zusammenhänge zwischen unserem Leben im bequemen Europa und der harten Realität in Entwicklungsländern, die Jan Stremmel in zehn dringlichen wie mitreißenden Reportagen schildert. Er zeigt, dass unser Alltag nur möglich ist, weil wir unbequeme Arbeit dorthin ausgelagert haben, dass unser Konsum Teil des Problems ist – und damit auch Teil der Lösung.

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The seminar "Chinatowns and Little Indias" invites all interested students to an EXPERT LAB with Gisela Ecker. Based on the short story "Mrs. Sen's" from Jhumpa Lahiri's short story collection "Interpreter of Maladies" (2000), we will ask how things and food produce "locality" in contexts of de- ...