TransCanada Forum


Current Activities

Kathleen Scherf (Thompson Rivers U): "Cultural Tourism, Sustainability, and Alternate Geography: Deep Maps and Immersive Experience." Guest lecture on Tuesday, October 25, at 9:40AM in Room 328 (Germersheim Campus).

Drew Hayden Taylor: "Whitewater Canoeing down the Rapids of Aboriginal Humour." Guest lecture on Tuesday, July 21, at 9:40AM in Room 328 (Germersheim Campus).

Kathleen Scherf, PhD, Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, Canada, our newest addition to our partner universities, is a visiting Professor in Germersheim in June and is teaching a class on "Perspectives on Canadian Studies."
 
"Shifting Grounds: Cultural Tectonics along the Pacific Rim"
International, interdisciplinary conference (July 17-July 19, 2014)
See http://www.pacificrim.uni-mainz.de

Courses

"Perspectives on Canadian Studies" (Kathleen Scherf; Summer Term 2015)

"North American Theater: Recent Developments in the United States and Canada" (Sabina Matter-Seibel; Winter Term 2015/2016)

"Introduction to North American Studies (Jutta Ernst; Winter Term 2015/2016)

"North American Life Writing" (Jutta Ernst; Winter Term 2015/2016)

"Konzepte kulturellen Übersetzens" (Jutta Ernst/Cornelia Sieber; Winter Term 2015/2016)

 

Scholars

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jutta Ernst

Apl. Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Sabina Matter-Seibel

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Kylie Crane

Dr. Florian Freitag


Publications

Ernst, Jutta, and Florian Freitag, eds. Transkulturelle Dynamiken: Aktanten – Prozesse – Theorien. Bielefeld: Transcript, 2015. Print.

Ernst, Jutta, and Florian Freitag. Introduction. Transkulturelle Dynamiken: Aktanten – Prozesse – Theorien. Bielefeld: Transcript, 2015. 7-30. Print.

Crane, Kylie. "Essen als Kulturkontakt." Transkulturelle Dynamiken: Aktanten – Prozesse – Theorien. Ed. Jutta Ernst and Florian Freitag. Bielefeld: Transcript, 2015. 91-117. Print.

Freitag, Florian, and Kirsten Sandrock, eds. Transnational Approaches to North American Regionalism. Spec. issue of European Journal of American Studies 9.3 (2014). http://ejas.revues.org/10368. Web.

Freitag, Florian, and Kirsten Sandrock. Introduction. Transnational Approaches to North American Regionalism. Spec. issue of European Journal of American Studies 9.3 (2014). http://ejas.revues.org/10402. Web.

Ernst, Jutta. “Modernism in the United States and Canada.” The Palgrave Handbook of Comparative North American Literature. Ed. Reingard M. Nischik. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. 257-76. Print.

Freitag, Florian. “Regionalism in American and Canadian Literature.” The Palgrave Handbook of Comparative North American Literature. Ed. Reingard M. Nischik. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. 199-218. Print.

Ernst, Jutta. “‘Beyond the Bayou’: Sociocultural Spaces in Kate Chopin's Louisiana Short Stories.” Cultural Circulation: Dialogues between Canada and the American South. Ed. Waldemar Zacharasiewicz and Christoph Irmscher. Vienna: VOAW, 2013. 51-66. Print.

Freitag, Florian. The Farm Novel in North America: Genre and Nation in the United States, English Canada, and French Canada, 1845-1945. Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2013. Print. 

Ernst, Jutta. “De/marcations: Border Discourse in Jane Urquhart’s The Underpainter.” Streifzüge durch die Welt der Sprachen und Kulturen: Festschrift für Dieter Huber zum 65. Geburtstag. Ed. Melanie Arnold, Silvia Hansen-Schirra, and Michael Poerner. Frankfurt: Lang, 2013. 259-75. Print.

Crane, Kylie. Myths of Wilderness in Contemporary Prose Texts: Environmental Postcolonialism in Australia and Canada. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. Print.

Freitag, Florian. “Weltgeschichte as Heilsgeschichte: Typology in Mary Rowlandson's and Jerome Lalemant's Captivity Narratives.” Canadian Literature 213 (2012): 100-115. Print. 

Ernst, Jutta, and Brigitte Glaser, eds. The Canadian Mosaic in the Age of Transnationalism. Heidelberg: Winter, 2010. Print.

Ernst, Jutta, and Brigitte Glaser. Introduction. The Canadian Mosaic in the Age of Transnationalism. Heidelberg: Winter, 2010. 7-17. Print.

Ernst, Jutta. Rev. of Translating Canada – Charting the Institutions and Influences of Cultural Transfer: Canadian Writing in German/y, ed. Luise von Flotow and Reingard M. Nischik. Zeitschrift für Kanada-Studien 56.1 (2010): 149-51. Print.

Crane, Kylie. "A Place in the Wilderness? Tim Winton's Dirt Music and Margaret Atwood's Surfacing." Territorial Terrors: Contested Spaces in Colonial and Postcolonial Writing. Ed. Gerhard Stilz. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2007. 71-85. Print.

Ernst, Jutta. “‘Il me faut forger une arme de la littérature’: Felix Paul Greve among the Magazines.” The Politics of Cultural Mediation: Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven and Felix Paul Greve. Ed. Paul Hjartarson and Tracy Kulba. Edmonton: The U of Alberta P, 2003. 69-84. Print.

Ernst, Jutta, and Klaus Martens, eds.“Je vous écris, en hâte et fiévreusement”: Felix Paul Greve – André Gide. Korrespondenz und Dokumentation. St. Ingbert: Röhrig, 1999. Print.