The conference "Sites of Transit in Europe from WW2 to the Present. History, Spaces, Memories" is organized by Fondazione Fossoli and will take place in Carpi (Italy) from October 3 to 6. Thirty scholars will discuss their research works on the topics of the conference. Keynote speakers will be Renée Poznanski (October 3) and Liliana Segre (October 4). Renée Poznanski will discuss her book, written with Denis Peschanski and Bénoît Pouvreau "Drancy. Un camp en France" (Paris,Â Fayard, 2015). Liliana Segre is Senator for Life of the Italian Republic.
The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures at the College of William & Mary invites applications for a tenure-eligible Assistant Professor position in German Studies beginning August 10, 2019. We are seeking a colleague with a commitment to excellence in scholarship and teaching with the ability to attract, motivate, retain, and mentor students.
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Call for Papers
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EUROPEAN HISTORY / STUDIES
Patrick Merziger. Nationalsozialistische Satire und "Deutscher Humor": Politische Bedeutung und Öffentlichkeit populärer Unterhaltung 1931-1945. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. 407 pp. $87.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-515-09355-2.
Reviewed by Geoffrey J. Giles (University of Florida) Published on H-German (December, 2015) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Joanne Miyang Cho, David M. Crowe, eds. Germany and China: Transnational Encounters since the Eighteenth Century. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. 304 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-43846-1.
Reviewed by Dirk Bönker (Duke University) Published on H-German (October, 2015) Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill
Simone Laqua-O'Donnell. Women and the Counter-Reformation in Early Modern Münster. Oxford Historical Monographs Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. Illustrations. 240 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-968331-4.
Reviewed by Jay Goodale (Bucknell University) Published on H-German (September, 2015) Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill
Trent and Its Limitations
Jonathan Steinberg. Bismarck: A Life. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. 577 S. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-978252-9; (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-959901-1; ISBN 978-0-19-997539-6.
Reviewed by Stephen Morgan (Grand Valley State University) Published on H-German (September, 2015) Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill
Bismarck and the Power of Personality
Lyn Marven, Stuart Taberner, eds. Emerging German-Language Novelists of the Twenty-First Century. Rochester: Camden House, 2011. 288 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57113-421-9.
Reviewed by Susanne Rinner (University of North Carolina at Greensboro) Published on H-German (September, 2015) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Contemporary German Fiction Writing in a Global Context
Peter Longerich. Heinrich Himmler: A Life. Trans. Jeremy Noakes and Leslie Sharpe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. xviii + 1,031 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-959232-6.
Reviewed by Ky Woltering (The Graduate Center, CUNY) Published on H-German (August, 2015) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Himmler and the Personalization of Power
M. S. Lane, Martin Ruehl, eds. A Poet's Reich: Politics and Culture in the George Circle. Rochester: Camden House, 2011. x + 349 pp. Illustrations. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57113-462-2.
Reviewed by Max Kramer (CUNY-Baruch College) Published on H-German (August, 2015) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Stefan George: zwischen Kulturwissenschaft und Alltagsgeschichte
Heinz Duchhardt. Der Wiener Kongress: Die Neugestaltung Europas 1814/15. München: C.H. Beck Verlag, 2013. 128 pp. EUR 8.95 (paper), ISBN 978-3-406-65381-0.
Reviewed by Brian Vick (Emory University) Published on H-German (August, 2015) Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill
A Guide to the Congress of Vienna
Andrés Mario Zervigón. John Heartfield and the Agitated Image: Photography, Persuasion, and the Rise of Avant-garde Photomontage. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012. Illustrations. 336 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-98177-2.
Reviewed by Kristopher Imbrigotta (University of Puget Sound) Published on H-German (July, 2015) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Prosecutor with Scissors: John Heartfield and the Photomontage
Börries Kuzmany. Brody: Eine galizische Grenzstadt im langen 19. Jahrhundert. Vienna: Böhlau Verlag Wien, 2011. 406 pp. EUR 35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-205-78763-1.
Reviewed by Elizabeth Morrow Clark (West Texas A&M University) Published on H-German (July, 2015) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Brody is Always Brody: A Galician Border City in the Long Nineteenth Century