Symposium 2014: "Nature – Mobility – Literature: The Environmental Imagination of Migration"

University of Bamberg, January 24, 2014

Conference Program

  • Dr. Alexandra Ganser (Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg): "A 'civil wildness': Nature and Frontier Migration in Caroline Kirkland's A New Home, Who'll Follow? (1839)"
  • Prof. Dr. Sylvia Mayer (Universität Bayreuth): "Ethics of Place, Displacement, and the Contemporary Climate Change Novel"
  • Prof. Dr. Gesa Mackenthun (Universität Rostock): "Postcolonial Ecologies: Conceptual Crossovers, Divergent Literary Chronotopes"

Conference Organizer

Christine Gerhardt

Professur für Amerikanistik
Universität Bamberg

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