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Workshop "How to write your final thesis"

If you will be writing your bachelor or master thesis this semester, you may like to participate in a writing centre workshop delivered as part of Prof. Christina Wald's Research and Exam Colloquium. All BASt, LKM and MEd/BEd English and Masterschule Literaturwissenschaft students who are actively working on their final thesis can take part. The workshop focuses both on developing your thesis structure as well as on time management and concludes with an invitation to participate in or form a new…

David Hering (Liverpool) Joins Department as Guest Professor

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. David Hering (University of Liverpool) is joining us at the University of Konstanz as a guest professor of American Studies from April to May 2024. Hosted by Prof. Dr. Timo Müller, Dr. Hering brings with him a wealth of expertise in contemporary literature and cultural theory and the haunting phenomena that shape our 21st-century existence.

Dr. Hering's scholarly pursuits extend to the realm of postmodern and contemporary literature, with a special emphasis…

Dr. Aneta Mancewicz (Royal Holloway, London): Extended Reality Shakespeare

Dr. Aneta Mancewicz (Royal Holloway, London): Extended Reality Shakespeare

31 January 2024, 10-11.30 a.m., room H 307

At the invitation of the research initiative and core topic of the 
Centre of Cultural Inquiry, "Transforming Infrastructure: Cultural 
Perspectives", Dr. Aneta Mancewicz (Royal Holloway, London) will speak 
about her research project and forthcoming publication Extended Reality 
Shakespeare
 as part of a seminar on "Resetting Shakespeare". Anyone 
interested is cordially…

Film Screening at Zebra Kino: Killers of the Flower Moon

The American Studies department at the University of Konstanz and Zebra Kino Konstanz host a special screening of Killers of the Flower Moon. The movie will be presented in English with German subtitles. Viewers will be welcomed with a drink and a short introduction covering the movie’s historical background.

Workshop by European Theatre Group on Shakespeare's The Tempest: 12/12, 1.30 to 3 p.m.

As part of their Winter tour around Western Europe, the Cambridge University European Theatre Group are holding workshops to delve into the details of Shakespeare’s play ‘The Tempest’. This workshop will aim to investigate the historical contexts that underpin key themes that drive the plot’s exploration of power, illusion and reality, forgiveness and reconciliation and magic. We will look at postcolonial interpretations, widening our understanding of the play’s presentation of exploration,…

Elizabeth Freestone: 'all which it inherit shall dissolve': Ecodramaturgy and the cultural infrastructure of Shakespeare's The Tempest

6.12.2023, 10-11.30 in H 307

At the invitation of the research initiative and core topic of the Centre of Cultural Inquiry, "Transforming Infrastructure: Cultural Perspectives", Elizabeth Freestone, theatre director and climate activist, will speak about her 2023 production of Shakespeare's The Tempest for the Royal Shakespeare Company as part of a seminar on "Resetting Shakespeare". Anyone interested is cordially invited!