Institute of English Languages and Literatures

Recent Publications

Haas, Mirjam and Leonie Kirchhoff. "Genre Maketh Dog? Francis Coventry’s Pompey the Little and Virginia Woolf’s Flush." Literaturwissenschaftliches Jahrbuch. Neue Folge (LJB) 60. Ed. Matthias Bauer, Susanne Friede, Klaus Ridder, Gertrud M. Rösch, Christoph Strosetzki and Angelika Zirker. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 2019. 277-98.

Zirker, Angelika. "Huckleberry Finn: Aktuelle Zensur eines Klassikers?." Literaturwissenschaftliches Jahrbuch. Neue Folge (LJB) 60. Ed. Matthias Bauer, Susanne Friede, Klaus Ridder, Gertrud M. Rösch, Christoph Strosetzki and Angelika Zirker. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 2019. 299-315.

Bauer, Matthias. "Ambiguity and Ambivalence before 'Ambivalence.'" Ambivalenz in Sprache, Literatur und Kunst. Ambivalence in Language, Literature, and Art. Ed. Matthias Bauer, Frauke Berndt and Sebastian Meixner. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann. (Poetik und Episteme 3.) 141-54.


News

Our 2019 Literary Advent Calendar is now online!


Head over to Connotations
and click on the Santa icon to the right.

We would like to thank all the participants
and wish all of you a merry festive season!

 


Excursion: The Shakespearience 2020


Prof. Bauer on research leave

Professor Bauer is on research leave this semester. PD Dr. Anne Enderwitz will teach in his stead this semester. Prof. Bauer's office hours will still take place regularly on Thursdays 14:00 hrs, with the following exceptions:

  • No office hour on 17 October; instead, there will be an office hour on Monday, 14 October at 14:00 hrs.
  • No office hour on 21 November.

Should further changes apply, will they be noted on Prof. Bauer's profile page and in the staff register of the English seminar.


Workshop "Information Structure and Ambiguity - The Process of Integrating Sentences into Discourse"

From 7-8 October 2019, the RTG 1808 and project A7 of the SFB 833 will be organizing the Workshop “Information Structure and Ambiguity – The Process of Integrating Sentences into Discourse”. The workshop targets (but is not limited to) the following research areas: (i) Referential ambiguities in discourse, (ii) Ambiguity reduction in discourse: Incrementality and predictability in discourse processing, and (iii) Syntax and discourse: (un)marked word order and focus constructions as (dis)ambiguation procedures.

Find more information at the website of the RTG 1808.


15th International Connotations Symposium

From July 28 to August 1st, 2019, the 15th International Connotations Symposium will take place at the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen. Under the topic “Understanding (through) Annotations,” it will inquire into the position and function of annotation in the digital age (with a focus on the annotation of literary texts). Visitors are welcome. Find the programme and more information at the Connotations website.


Austen in the Summer University 2019

For the Summer University 2019, Prof. Zirker gives a talk on Jane Austen's novels and the world of fan fiction. For more information (only in German), go to https://uni-tuebingen.de/en/university/campusleben/veranstaltungen/zentrale-veranstaltungen/sommeruniversitaet/.