What are the social, political, economic and media conditions under which literature emerges? And what effects does literature have on its immediate environments? These are the issues addressed by the Research Training Group “Literature and the Public Sphere in Differentiated Contemporary Cultures.” It aims to examine contemporary literature in different languages and cultural contexts since 1945 with regard to changing and fragmenting public spheres. It is characterised in particular by its praxeological concept of literature, which includes socio-cultural contexts, political frameworks, institutional conditions, the literary world and literary life in its analysis. (University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, speakers: Prof. Dr. Antje Kley, Prof. Dr. Dirk Niefanger)

The research training group 2806 Literature and the Public Sphere in Different Contemporary Cultures of the Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg is pleased to present You the RTG-newsletter. We would like to inform You every quarter about the activities and research of the scholars and fellows of the interdisciplinary research group. Therefore, we cordially invite all interested parties to subscribe and read the newsletter!

Category: Newsletter

With two dates at once, the DFG project "Badly Made Books. Subversive Publication Practices and Hybrid Artifacts of the Neo-Avant-Garde in the post-digital age" by PD Dr. Annette Gilbert (Dept. of Germanic & Comparative Literature) will conclude. On Thursday, November 2, the exhibiti...

Category: General

Die Philosophische Fakultät und Fachbereich Theologie besetzt im Department Digital Humanities and Social Studies zum frühestmöglichen Zeitpunkt eine W1-Professur für Digitale Literatur und Methoden (Tenure Track) zunächst im Beamtenverhältnis auf Zeit für die Dauer von drei Jahren. Nach positiver Evaluierung ist eine weitere Verlängerung um drei Jahre vorgesehen. Die FAU bietet eine längerfristige Perspektive im Beamtenverhältnis auf Lebenszeit durch anschließende Berufung auf eine W3-Professur, sofern die Anforderungen einer Tenure-Evaluation erfüllt werden.

Category: General