Recent Discussions

CFP: 25th Transatlantic Doctoral Seminar: German History in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

The German Historical Institute (GHI) Washington and the BMW Center for German and European Studies at Georgetown University are pleased to announce the 25th Transatlantic Doctoral Seminar in German History, which will take place in Washington DC from May 29 to June 1, 2019. Organizers: Anna von der Goltz (Georgetown University) and Richard F. Wetzell (GHI Washington).

ANN: Conference "Sites of Transit in Europe from WW2 to the Present. History, Spaces, Memories" (Carpi, Italy, October 3-6, 2018)

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, Fayard, 2015). Liliana Segre is Senator for Life of the Italian Republic.

JOB: College of William and Mary, Modern Languages and Literatures Assistant Professor of Modern Languages & Literatures (German Studies)

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.

CFP: Culture, Cultivation, Inculcation: The Subjects and Its Environments in 18th Century German Literature and Aesthetics (CFP extended deadline 9/28/18)

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September 18, 2018 to September 30, 2018

ANN: H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-German: 10 September - 17 September 2018

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Andrew Zimmerman
Reviewer: 
Sarah Steinbock-Pratt

Steinbock-Pratt on Zimmerman, 'Alabama in Africa: Booker T. Washington, the German Empire, and the Globalization of the New South'

Andrew Zimmerman. Alabama in Africa: Booker T. Washington, the German Empire, and the Globalization of the New South. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010. 416 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-12362-2.

Reviewed by Sarah Steinbock-Pratt (University of Texas) Published on H-German (May, 2014) Commissioned by Shannon Nagy

Author: 
Lora Wildenthal
Reviewer: 
Karrin Hanshew

Hanshew on Wildenthal, 'The Language of Human Rights in West Germany'

Lora Wildenthal. The Language of Human Rights in West Germany. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012. 277 S. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4448-9.

Reviewed by Karrin Hanshew (Michigan State University) Published on H-German (May, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

International Human Rights--A Messy Business

Author: 
Barbara Eichner
Reviewer: 
Rolf J. Goebel

Goebel on Eichner, 'History in Mighty Sounds: Musical Constructions of German National Identity, 1848 -1914'

Barbara Eichner. History in Mighty Sounds: Musical Constructions of German National Identity, 1848 -1914. Suffolk: Boydell Press, 2012. 310 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84383-754-1.

Reviewed by Rolf J. Goebel (University of Alabama in Huntsville) Published on H-German (May, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

Nineteenth-Century Music, History, and Ideological Critique

Author: 
Martin Lutz
Reviewer: 
Robert Mark Spaulding

Spaulding on Lutz, 'Siemens im Sowjetgeschäft: Eine Institutionengeschichte der deutsch-sowjetischen Beziehungen 1917–1933'

Martin Lutz. Siemens im Sowjetgeschäft: Eine Institutionengeschichte der deutsch-sowjetischen Beziehungen 1917–1933. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2011. 391 pp. $89.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-515-09802-1.

Reviewed by Robert Mark Spaulding (University of North Carolina-Wilmington) Published on H-German (April, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

Author: 
Andrew Barker
Reviewer: 
Andreas Lixl

Lixl on Barker, 'Fictions from an Orphan State: Literary Reflections of Austria between Habsburg and Hitler'

Andrew Barker. Fictions from an Orphan State: Literary Reflections of Austria between Habsburg and Hitler. Rochester: Camden House, 2012. 205 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57113-531-5.

Reviewed by Andreas Lixl (University of North Carolina - Greensboro) Published on H-German (April, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

Beyond Berlin and Weimar: Austrian Literature 1918-1938

Author: 
Jennifer M. Kapczynski, Michael D. Richardson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Olivia Landry

Landry on Kapczynski and Richardson, 'A New History of German Cinema'

Jennifer M. Kapczynski, Michael D. Richardson, eds. A New History of German Cinema. Screen Cultures: German Film and the Visual Series. Rochester: Camden House, 2012. xvi + 673 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57113-490-5.

Reviewed by Olivia Landry (Indiana University) Published on H-German (April, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

Eighty-Eight New Histories of German Cinema

Author: 
Florian Mildenberger
Reviewer: 
Michael Hau

Hau on Mildenberger, 'Medikale Subkulturen in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und ihre Gegner (1950-1990)'

Florian Mildenberger. Medikale Subkulturen in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und ihre Gegner (1950-1990). Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 2011. 188 pp. $54.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-515-10041-0.

Reviewed by Michael Hau (Monash University) Published on H-German (April, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

Medical Subcultures in the Federal Republic

Author: 
Andrew Demshuk
Reviewer: 
Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius

Liulevicius on Demshuk, 'The Lost German East: Forced Migration and the Politics of Memory, 1945–1970'

Andrew Demshuk. The Lost German East: Forced Migration and the Politics of Memory, 1945–1970. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 324 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-02073-3.

Reviewed by Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius (University of Tennessee) Published on H-German (April, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

Treasured Landscapes of Loss

Author: 
Florian Mildenberger
Reviewer: 
Kevin Goldberg

Goldberg on Mildenberger, 'Medizinische Belehrung für das Bürgertum: Medikale Kulturen in der Zeitschrift "Die Gartenlaube" (1853-1944)'

Florian Mildenberger. Medizinische Belehrung für das Bürgertum: Medikale Kulturen in der Zeitschrift "Die Gartenlaube" (1853-1944). Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2012. 230 pp. EUR 43.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-515-10232-2.

Reviewed by Kevin Goldberg (Kennesaw State University) Published on H-German (April, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

The Medicinal Bürgertum

Author: 
Angelica Fenner
Reviewer: 
Robbie Aitken

Aitken on Fenner, 'Race under Reconstruction in German Cinema: Robert Stemmle's Toxi'

Angelica Fenner. Race under Reconstruction in German Cinema: Robert Stemmle's Toxi. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2011. x + 283 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4426-4008-5.

Reviewed by Robbie Aitken (Sheffield Hallam University) Published on H-German (April, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross

Race and the National Imaginary in Postwar West Germany

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