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News:CFP: 2017 International Conference on Cross-Cultural Studies
"Intercultural Adaptation, Globalization and Risk"October 6 - 7, 2017
BIFAS promotes and coordinates research activities with a focus on North America and the Caribbean. Projects originate in single disciplines or are interdisciplinary in character. In both
Claudia Deetjen: "Re-Imagining Nature’s Nation: Native American and Native Hawaiian Literature, Environment, and Empire"
Christian Schmidt: "Postblack Aesthetics: The Freedom to Be Black in Contemporary African-American Fiction" (Dissertation Award of the Bavarian American Academy; Lilli Bechmann-Rahn Prize of Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg)
Şemsettin Tabur: "Reading for Space: Contested Spaces in Contemporary North American Novels"
Matthias Klestil: "Reading Green in Black: Environmental Knowledge, Race, and African American Literature,