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Wie schlägt man Trump?

Im November stehen in den USA Zwischenwahlen an. Zwei Jahre nach der Wahl von US-Präsident Donald Trump ist das Volk wieder gefragt. Eine Chance zur politischen Korrektur, aber wie lässt sie sich nutzen? Über die USA hinaus wird sich zeigen, ob und wie Rechtspopulismus und Nationalismus zurückgedrängt werden können. Darüber diskutieren: Greta Olson, Amerikanistik-Professorin an Wie schlägt man Trump? weiterlesen

Out now: Jan Alber and Greta Olson, eds., with Birte Christ. How to Do Things with Narrative: Cognitive and Diachronic Perspectives. Berlin and New York: De Gruyter, 2018.

This volume combines narratological analyses with an investigation of the ideological ramifications of the use of narrative strategies. The collected essays do not posit any intrinsic or stable connection between narrative techniques and world views. Rather, they demonstrate that world views are inevitably expressed through highly specific formal strategies. This insight leads the contributors to Out now: Jan Alber and Greta Olson, eds., with Birte Christ. How to Do Things with Narrative: Cognitive and Diachronic Perspectives. Berlin and New York: De Gruyter, 2018. weiterlesen

NEW: Greta Olson, Daniel Hartley, Mirjam Horn-Schott, and Leonie Schmidt, eds. Beyond Gender: Futures of Feminist and Sexuality Studies – An Advanced Introduction. Abingdon: Routledge, 2018.

Beyond Gender documents the diversification of gender-related disciplines and struggles, arguing for a multidisciplinary approach to issues formerly subsumed under the unified field of gender studies. It explains current debates and historicizes terms such as first, second, and third-wave feminism, intersectionality, cis, trans*, queer*, social reproduction theory, and homonormativity. The essays in Part I – NEW: Greta Olson, Daniel Hartley, Mirjam Horn-Schott, and Leonie Schmidt, eds. Beyond Gender: Futures of Feminist and Sexuality Studies – An Advanced Introduction. Abingdon: Routledge, 2018. weiterlesen