The Doctoral Program in Literary Studies recommends the following courses to its members:

Doctoral Colloquium

The Doctoral Colloquium for members of the Doctoral Program takes place each spring semester. Further information will follow.

Study and Networking Day

The Study and Networking Day of the Doctoral Program in Literary Studies takes place every spring semester. Further information will follow.

Retreat

The two-day retreat for members of the Doctoral Program in Literary Studies takes place in the fall semester, the next one on 28/29 October 2022 in Männedorf. Enrollment through the course directory is required.

Seminar in Cultural Practice

The Doctoral Program funds a Seminar in Cultural Practice that takes place each fall term. In the fall of 2022, Jennifer Khakshouri and This Wachter will offer a seminar entitled Podcasting and Literature. More information to follow.

Recent seminars in this area:

Transferable Skills

The Transferable Skills program prepares researchers for new and advanced research and professional activities within and outside the university. The course offering provides doctoral students and postdocs at the University of Basel with a free program for creative and interdisciplinary exchange.

Recommended Courses from the Course Directory

Recommended courses from spring term 2018 to the present are listed below; from the spring term 2014 to the fall term 2017, see this PDF.

Please note that the section below was automatically translated. The titles of courses held in German will therefore appear in English. For the correct titles of the courses before then, please refer to the German version of our website.

Contact

Doctoral Program in Literary Studies

Dr. Dr. Christian Hänggi
University of Basel
English Department, Office 21a
Nadelberg 6
4051 Basel

E-mail: dok-lit@clutterunibas.ch

Doctoral Colloquium

Sociocritical Theories of Literature
Harm den Boer, Wed 16-18

Literary and Cultural Theory

Seminar
Strategies of authentic writing in Russian literature
Gunnar Lenz, Tue 16-18

Lecture
Narrative Theory and Narrative Text Analysis
Ralf Simon, Tue 10-12

Research Seminar
Freud, Interpretation of Dreams
Alfred Bodenheimer and Ralf Simon, Mon 14-16

Research Seminar
Writing Politically: Kathrin Röggla and Juli Zeh
Hubert Thüring, Wed 16-18

Lecture
Du graal au Saint Calice: Chrétien de Troyes à l'origine d'un mythe
Gaëlle Burg, Mon 14-16

Seminar
Reading the City
Thomas Manson, Mon 16-18

Seminar
El Quijote, novela de novelas. Lectura contextualizada
Tatiana Alvarado, Thu 8-10

History of literary forms

Lecture
Scandinavian Literary History
Lena Rohrbach, Tues 10-12

Lecture
American Literature Survey III/IV: Naturalism and Modernism
Philipp Schweighauser, Tue 14-16

Seminar
Critical Approaches to the Modern and Contemporary Anglophone Romance Novel (From A Room with A View to Fifty Shades of Grey)
Francesca Pierini, Thu 14-16

Lecture
A Survey of English Literature III: Romantics and Victorians
Ina Habermann, Thurs 10-12

Research Seminar
Hemingway, Faulkner, Fitzgerald
Philipp Schweighauser, Wed 14-16

Exercise
Reading Romantics and Victorians
Ina Habermann, Thu 12-14

Seminar
Recorrido diacrónico por algunos hitos de la literatura argentina (1926- 2004)
Tatiana Alvarado, Wed 14-16

Seminar
Les imprimeurs-libraires et l'invention du roman de chevalerie au 16e siècle
Gaëlle Burg, Mon 16-18

Lecture
Le poème tumulaire: mort et poésie à la Renaissance (Scève, Ronsard, Aubigné)
Samuel Junod, Mon 18-20 (online)

Lecture
Subcontinental Encounters: South Asian Literatures and Cultures
Christiane Schlote, Wed 14-16

Current Research

Colloquium
Northwest Europe in the Middle Ages - Current Research
Lena Rohrbach and Jan Rüdiger

Research Seminar
Toni Morrison's Middle Novels
Andrew Shields, Tue 8-10

Colloquium
Current Research in English Literature and Linguistics
Philipp Schweighauser, irregularly

Seminar
Hervé le Tellier: L'Anomalie. Phénomène littéraire de 2020
Jean-Jacques Queloz, Thu 16-18

Lecture
Encuentros y desencuentros: España y Latinoamérica de 1810 hasta el presente día
Harm den Boer, Fri 10-12

Lecture
Theory Survey I/II: Literary and Cultural Theory
Philipp Schweighauser, Wed 10-12

Lecture
Studi e ricerche: letteratura, linguistica e filologia italiana
Vincenzo Vitale and Angela Ferrari, irregularly

Arts and Media

Research Seminar
Shakespeare Our Contemporary?
Ina Habermann, Tues 10-12

Seminar
Un périodique de poésie sous l'Ancien régime : l'Almanach des Muses
Hugues Marchal, Tue 14-16

Lecture
Global Slavic Film
Tomáš Glanc, Mon 16-18

Seminar
Play, Critique, Revolt: Theatre as a Form of Social Action
Anna Hodel & Agnes Hoffmann, Thu 10-12

Seminar
British Drama since the 1960s
Balázs Rapcsák, Thu 16-18

Forms of Knowledge

Lecture
Machiavelli e Guicciardini. Due paradigmi a confronto tra storia e ideologia
Francesco Bausi, block course

Research Seminar
Ecology and Inequality
Christiane Schlote, Wed 12-14

Seminar
Contemporary Poetry
Andrew Shields, Wed 16-18

Theory of literature and culture

Lecture
Theatrum mundi. The theater as a model of the world
Harm den Boer and Alexander Honold, Wed 16-18

Research Seminar
Walter Benjamin: Writings on Literature and Art Theory
Hubert Thüring, Tue 12-14

Seminar
Rauben, Roden, Raffen? Consumer Culture in the Scandinavian Middle Ages
Lena Rohrbach, Fri 10-12

History of Literary Forms

Lecture
A Survey of English Literature II: The Long Eighteenth Century
Ina Habermann, Thu 10-12

Lecture
American Literature Survey II/IV: American Renaissance to Naturalism
Philipp Schweighauser, Tue 14-16

Seminar
La Biblia y la religiosidad en la España de Renacimiento y Barroco
Harm den Boer, Wed 10-12

Seminar
Métamorphoses de l'amour (du Roman de la Roseà la Fontaine)
Dominique Brancher and Daniele Maira

Seminar
Une épopée fantastique: le Quart Livrede Rabelais
Dominique Brancher, Wed 16-18

Lecture
Love (and Revolution) in Slavic Literatures: from the 20th to the 21st Century
Anna Hodel Laszlo, Thu 10-12

Current Research

Colloquium
Northwestern Europe in the Middle Ages
Lena Rohrbach and Jan Rüdiger, irregularly

Colloquium
Research and Dissertation Projects on Italian Literature
Maria Antonietta Terzoli

Colloquium
Slavistic Research
Thomas Grob, Tue 18-20

Colloquium
German Literature
Nicola Gess, fortnightly, Wed 18-21

Research Seminar
Politics of Art? On the Political Philosophy and Aesthetics of Jacques Rancière
Nicola Gess, Tue 14-17

Research Seminar
Computational Analyses of Poetry
Anne-Sophie Bories, Thu, 14-16

Arts and Media

Seminar
Dante e l'immaginario figurativo europeo
Maria Antonietta Terzoli, Thu 10-12

Seminar
Récits de survie : l'après Charlie Hebdo de Catherine Meurisse et Philippe Lançon
Hugues Marchal, Wed 14-16

Forms of Knowledge

Research Seminar
America: A History in Verse
Christian Hänggi, Thu 12-14

Seminar
Le poète, le journaliste et le sociologue: lesIllusions perduesde Balzac
Hugues Marchal, Tue 14-16

Lecture
Se mettre au vert? Campagnes et utopies rurales au siècle des Lumières
Hugues Marchal, Tue 10-12

Lecture
Les pensées de Pascal
Dominique Brancher, Tue 12-14

Seminar
Lev Tolstoy's Anna Karenina. Readings through Time
Anna Hodel Laszlo, Mon 16-18

Cultural Practice

Seminar
Literature - Archive - Exhibition
Christa Baumberger, Fri irregularly

Exercise
Edición de textos: como anotar un texto
Harm den Boer, Thu 8-10

Seminar
Leer a Julio Cortázar
Fernando José Pancorbo Murillo, Wed 12-14

Doctoral Colloquium

Docu-Fiction
Nicola Gess, Tues 18-21

Literary and Cultural Theory

Seminar
Free Speech. Speaking Truth and Contradiction since Perestroika
Anna Hodel Laszlo, Mon 16-18

Colloquium
On Latinist Research: Criticism and Commentary
Henriette Harich-Schwarzbauer and Markus Kersten, irregularly

Research Seminar
Walter Benjamin: Passagen-Werk
Ralf Simon, Mon 18-20 (online)

Research Seminar
A History of American Literary Criticism, 1930s to 2020s
Philipp Schweighauser, Wed 10-12 (online)

Seminar
Genres, désir et crise de la masculinité de Montesquieu à Sade
Slaven Waelti, Thu 10-12 (online)

Lecture
Théories de la poésie
Hugues Marchal, Wed 14-16 (online)

Seminar
El cuento en España: escritoras desde la posguerra hasta nuestros días
Harm den Boer, Wed 10-12

Seminar
Hermann Hesse. Educational histories and artists' careers
Alexander Honold, Wed 18-20 (online)

History of Literary Forms

Lecture
Love (and Revolution) in Slavic Literatures
Anna Hodel Laszlo, Thu 10-12 (online)

Lecture
American Literature Survey I/IV: Beginnings to Early Republic
Philipp Schweighauser, Tue 14-16

Lecture
German Poetry of the Early Modern Period: Symbolism and Expressionism
Manfred Koch, Tue 14-16 (online)

Seminar
Deux autobiographies du XXe siècle: Jean-Paul Sartre et Georges Perec
Jean-Jacques Queloz, Thu 16-18

Seminar
L'écolier de Mélancolie. Ballades et rondeaux de Charles d'Orléans
Hélène Bellon-Méguelle, Tues 10-12 (online)

Introductory course
Istituzioni di letteratura italiana: il Trecento
Maria Antonietta Terzoli, Wed 14-16 (online)

Lecture with colloquium
Voci sull'Inferno di Dante. Viaggio verso il settimo centenario, 'Inferno' XXIX-XXXIV
Maria Antonietta Terzoli, block seminar, Mar 10-12 and 18.

Conference
Studi e Ricerche: Letteratura, Linguistica e Filologia italiana
Maria Antonietta Terzoli and Angela Ferrari, May 7.

Course
Analisi letteraria: I romanzi di Italo Svevo: "La coscienza di Zeno"
Vincenzo Vitale, Tue 10-12 (online)

Seminar
"Le trecento novelle" di Franco Sacchetti
Vincenzo Vitrale, Fri 8-10 (online)

Seminar
Lyrical prose
Rahel Villinger, block course Mar 12-13 and 26-27

Seminar
Revolt against Modernity. Introduction to Cultural Criticism
Caroline Amlinger, Thu 14-16 (online).

Current Research

Colloquium
Slavistische Forschungen
Anna Hodel Laszlo, Gunnar Lenz, and Clea Wanner, Tues 18-20.

Course
Littérature africaine et djihadisme
Isabelle Chariatte, Fri 14-16 (online)

Colloquium
Northwestern Europe in the Middle Ages - Current Research
Lena Rohrbach and Jan Rüdiger, Thu 14-16, irregularly

Research Seminar
Reading Hans Blumenberg. Medievalist and New Germanist Perspectives on Intellectual Historical "Problem Crimes"
Alexander Honold and Jens Pfeiffer, Tues 18-20 (online)

Arts and Media

Lecture
Le théâtre baroque (1580-1650)
Adrien Paschoud, Mon 10-12 (online)

Seminar
Topografías literarias: los Andes en la literatura suramericana desde la Independencia hasta nuestros días
Harm den Boer, Thu 8-10 (online)

Seminar
El cómic en España. Paco Roca, ilustrador de la memoria
Harm den Boer, Wed 12-14 (online)

Seminar
Cultura figurativa e tradizione letteraria nelle "Stanze" di Poliziano
Muriel Barbera, Thu 10-12 (online)

Lecture
Vikings! Constructions of a Myth 1800-2021
Lena Rohrbach, Tues 12-13

Research Seminar
Theatrical Communities. Poetics and Politics of Affects in Drama since 1750
Agnes Hoffmann, Wed 14-16 (online).

Forms of Knowledge

Research Seminar
Deadly Surprise. On the Power of Shock in Literature and other Fields
Hugues Marchal and Nicola Gess, Tues 14-16 (online).

Seminar
Les récits utopiques (16e-17e siècles) : de More à Veiras
Adrien Paschoud, Mon 14-16 (online)

Lecture
España imperial, España colonial: libertad, esclavitud y alteridad en literatura y pensamiento
Harm den Boer, Fri 10-12 (online)

Lecture
Peter Handke. Times of Narrative, Spaces of Writing
Alexander Honold, Thu 12-14 (online)

Cultural Practice

Working Group
Translation from Norwegian: Literary Translation - A Look at Practice
Ina Kronenberger, block course, April 16-17.

Seminar
Edition: Editing Humboldt. History and Criticism of the Alexander von Humboldt Edition
Sylwia Werner, Wed 14-16 (online)

Seminar
Literary criticism today: from feuilleton to blog
Annette König, Mon 12-14

Working group
Translation from French: Music is not equal to music. Approaches to a linguistic aural education
Nicola Johanna and Maria Denis, block course, March 26-27.

Literary and Cultural Theory

Lecture series
Green Poetry
Henriette Harich-Schwarzbauer, Ina Habermann et al., Wed 16-18

Lecture
Writing Women in Russia (18th and 19th Century). Sociocultural Framings, Processes of Canonization, and (Crypto)Feminism
Elisabeth Cheauré, irregular.

Seminar
Women's Texts - Textual Women. Forms and Conditions of an écriture féminine in Slavia
Anna Hodel Laszlo, Mon 14-18

Seminar
Verlaine-Mallarmé : simplicité et complexité de la poésie
Hugues Marchal, Tue 14-16

Seminar
Postcolonial perspectives on pre-modern Scandinavian literature
Lena Rohrbach, Thu 10-12

Research Seminar
Crises of Masculinity. 1800-2020
Nicola Gess and Caroline Arni, Tues 14-16

History of Literary Forms

Colloquium
On Latin Research: Poetry Books - 'Architecture' of Latin Minor Poetry
Henriette Harich-Schwarzbauer, irregularly

Lecture
A Survey of English Literature I: Renaissance to Restoration
Ina Habermann, Thu 10-12

Lecture
American Literature Survey IV/IV: Postmodernism and Contemporary
Philipp Schweighauser, Wed 10-12

Lecture
Subcontinental Encounters: South Asian Literatures and Cultures
Christiane Schlote, Tues 14-16

Lecture
L'année 1820
Hugues Marchal, Tue 10-12

Lecture
"J'embrasse mon rival, mais c'est pour l'étouffer": corps et passion dans les tragédies de Racine
Dominique Brancher, Tue 18-20

Seminar
Rabelais: des mets et des mots
Dominique Brancher, Tue 12-14

Seminar
Lepoesie di Ugo Foscolo: odi, sonetti, sepolcri
Maria Antonietta Terzoli, Thu 10-12

Lecture
Homer, Odyssey. The epic of the adventurous return of a hero between fairy tale and novel
Anton Bierl, Tue 10-12

Lecture
Scandinavian Medieval Studies
Lena Rohrbach, Tues 12-14

Current research

Seminar
La bande dessinée de langue française
Hugues Marchal, Wed 14-16

Lecture with colloquium
'Voci sull'Inferno di Dante', viaggio verso il settimo centenario, 'Inferno' XV-XXI
Maria Antonietta Terzoli, block lecture

Lecture with colloquium
Voci sull'Inferno di Dante. Viaggio verso il settimo centenario, 'Inferno' XXII-XXVIII
Maria Antonietta Terzoli, Block event.

Colloquium
Research and dissertation projects on Italian literature
Maria Antonietta Terzoli, irregularly

Colloquium
German Literature
Alexander Honold, Wed/Thu 18-21, fortnightly

Colloquium
Greek Research - New Approaches, Translation and Literature
Anton Bierl, Tue 16-18

Colloquium
Northwestern Europe in the Middle Ages
Lena Rohrbach and Jan Rüdiger, irregularly

Arts and Media

Seminar
Audio History of Film: Eastern/Central European - German - American
Sabine Hänsgen, Fri 14-18

Research Seminar
A Screaming Comes Across the Sky: Reading Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow
Christian Hänggi, Thu 16-18

Forms of Knowledge

Research Seminar
Green Poetry
Ina Habermann, Wed 10-12

Seminar
Michail Zoščenko - Satirical Writing in the Soviet Union
Gunnar Lenz, Thu 12-14

Seminar
Plante, animal, homme: Du nécessaire art de conférer
Dominique Brancher, Wed 16-18

Lecture
Spanish and Portuguese Poetry of the Avant-Garde: Federico García Lorca and Fernando Pessoa
Harm den Boer, Fri 10-12

Cultural Practice

Seminar
Identity, Politics, Culture: The Future of the Feuilleton
Daniel Binswanger, Mon 16-19 (fortnightly)

Exercise
Literatura de los sefardíes occidentales: transcripción y edición. Edición de Las excelencias de los hebreos con Transkribus y con ayuda de herramientas de Humanidades Digitales
Harm den Boer, Thu 8-10

Doctoral Colloquium

Text-Body
Ina Habermann, Tue 12-14

Theory of Literature and Culture

Research Seminar
Peter Szondi: Art of Philology
Hubert Thüring, Wed 16-18

Lecture
Ecriture, promenade et vagabondage: de Pétrarque à Rousseau
Dominique Brancher, Tue 12-14

Seminar
Parodier et pasticher: exercices de style
Dominique Brancher, Wed 16-18

Seminar
Literature on the Mountain. Caucasus and Balkans between imperial grandeur and (trans)national subjugation
Anna Hodel Laszlo, Wed 14-16

Research Seminar
Ingeborg Bachmann: Poetry and Prose
Ralf Simon, Mon 18-20

Lecture
Bertolt Brecht
Ralf Simon, Tue 10-12

Seminar
Bertolt Brecht: Prose
Ralf Simon, Tue 14-16

History of Literary Forms

Colloquium
Between Tradition and Modernity: Jewish Literatures in the First Half of the 20th Century
Alfred Bodenheimer & Judith Müller, Mar 24, 14-18

Lecture
A Survey of English Literature IV: Fin-de-Siècle to the Present
Ina Habermann, Thurs 10-12

Lecture
La paresse au travail (16-17e s.)
Dominique Brancher & Daniele Maira, irregularly

Seminar
Lectures de Notre-Dame de Paris
Hugues Marchal, Wed 14-16

Lecture with colloquium
'Voci sull'Inferno di Dante', viaggio verso il settimo centenario, 'Inferno' XV-XXI
Maria Antonietta Terzoli & Zygmund G. Baranski, irregular

Lecture
Studi e Ricerche: Letteratura, Linguistica e Filologia italiana
Maria Antonietta Terzoli & Angela Ferrari, irregularly

Seminar
Totengespräche
Ralf Simon, Mon 16-18

Research topical

Colloquium
Research and dissertation projects on Italian literature
Maria Antonietta Terzoli, irregularly

Research seminar
Nuove tecnologie e ricerca letteraria: Le dediche delle edizioni cinquecentesche di Dante e Petrarca
Maria Antonietta Terzoli, Muriel Maria & Stella Barbero, Fri 18-10

Lecture
Prose: History, Forms, Theory
Ralf Simon, Tue 10-12

Seminar
Michael Lentz: Schattenfroh and other texts
Ralf Simon, Tue 14-16

Colloquium
On Latinist Research: Poetry Books - 'Architecture' of Latin Minor Poetry
Henriette Harich-Schwarzbauer, 21.02.20

Colloquium
Northwestern Europe in the Middle Ages - Current Research
Lena Rohrbach, Thu 14-16, irregularly

Arts and Media

Research Seminar
Bring the Noise: Sound Studies & Modern American Literature
Philipp Schweighauser, Wed 14-16

Lecture
Littérature et peinture de 1900 à nos jours
Hugues Marchal, Tue 10-12

Forms of knowledge

Research seminar
Literatura y conversos en la España del siglo XVI
Harm den Boer, Wed 10-12

Lecture
Who rides the bull? Europe seen from the East
Anna Hodel Laszlo, Thu 10-12

Research Seminar
Wild Semiosis
Ralf Simon, Mon 18-20

Research Seminar
Nature Writing
Alexander Honold, fortnightly, Tue 18-21

Cultural Practice

Seminar
Collective Writing in the Early Soviet Union: Bol'šie požary
Gunnar Lenz, Thu 14-16

Seminar
Jean Paul, Flegeljahre
Ralf Simon & Sina Dell'Anno, Mon 16-18

Literary and Cultural Theory

Seminar
Between Rage, Love and Grief - The "I" in Medieval Scandinavian Literature
Lena Rohrbach, irregular: Fri 10-14

Research Seminar
Friedrich Nietzsche: Body and Gender
Hubert Thüring, block seminar, Fri 9-17

Lecture with colloquium
Voci sull'Inferno di Dante. Viaggio verso il settimo centenario, 'Inferno' VIII-XIV
Maria Antonietta Terzoli & Vincenzo Vitale, Wed 18-21

Seminar
Fantasías y realidades en el cuento latinoamericano (Siglos XX y XXI)
Harm den Boer, Thu 8-10

Seminar
Roman et histoire : La Chartreuse de Parme de Stendhal
Hugues Marchal, Tue 12-14

Research Seminar
Conspiratorial Narratives. Conspiracy Theories in History and the Present
Nicola Gess, Wed 10-12

History of Literary Forms

Lecture
Shepherds, Knights, Villains: From the Beginning of the Novel in Spain
Harm den Boer, Fri 10-12

Lecture
Scandinavian Urban Histories
Lena Rohrbach, Tues 12-13

Lecture
Lyrical Cycles
Ralf Simon, Tue 10-12

Seminar
Single Poem and Cycle Formation
Ralf Simon, Tue 14-16

Lecture
American Literature Survey III/IV: Naturalism and Modernism
Philipp Schweighauser, Wed 8-10

Seminar
Une initiation amoureuse: Le Roman de la Rose de Guillaume de Lorris
Hélène Bellon-Méguelle, Mon 16-18

Seminar
La poésie tumulaire: mort et poésie à la Renaissance (Marot, Scève, Ronsard, Aubigné)
Samuel Junod, block course, Fri 9-17

Colloquium
On Latinist Research: Reception of Antiquity from the Renaissance to Modernity
Henriette Harich-Schwarzbauer, Fri 14-17

Lecture
A Survey of English Literature III: Romantics and Victorians
Ina Habermann, Thu 10-12

Current Research

Colloquium
Northwestern Europe in the Middle Ages
Lena Rohrbach & Jan Rüdiger, irregular: Thurs 14-16 on 9/19, 10/24, 12/12.

Colloquium
German Literature
Hubert Thüring, fortnightly, Wed 18-21

Exercise
Literatura de los sefardíes occidentales: transcripción y edición
Harm den Boer, 12-14

Retreat/working group
PhD in literary studies: career planning and current state of research
Nicola Gess, Oct 11-12

Arts and Media

Lecture Series
Sound & Literature
Nicola Gess & Philipp Schweighauser, Wed 16-18

Seminar
Il 'Decameron' di Boccaccio
Maria Antonietta Terzoli, Thu 10-12

Lecture
La 'Commedia' tra cultura popolare e cultura d'élite
Lino Pertile, block course in October, Mon-Med 16-18

Lecture
Lire son œuvre en public (1750-1850) : enjeux historiques, esthétiques et sociologiques d'une pratique culturelle
Hugues Marchal, Tue 10-12

Seminar
Of princes and martyrs. Calderón, Schiller, Kleist, Hofmannsthal
Nicola Gess, Thu 14-16

Forms of Knowledge

Research seminar
Johann Georg Hamann
Ralf Simon, Wed 10-12

Seminar
Poésie, hallucinogènes et médecine : Misérable miracle d'Henri Michaux
Hugues Marchal, Wed 12-14

Lecture
Exprimer la vision: littérature sacrée, littérature profane (17e-18e siècles)
Adrien Paschoud, Mon 14-16

Research Seminar
Gertrude Bell: Traveller, Writer, Politician, Archaeologist
Ina Habermann & Barbara Schellewald, Wed 14-16

Seminar
The Dream of Life after Death. Cicero's Somnium Scipionis and its Interpretation in Late Antiquity and Renaissance Humanism
Petra Schierl/Cédric Scheidegger Lämmle, Thu 12-14

Cultural Practice

Seminar
Stand Up
Philipp Schweighauser, Wed 10-12

Seminar
Building Blocks and Tools for a Theory and Practice of Future Publishing
Michael Heitz, fortnightly, Fri 9-13:30

Research Seminar
Nuove tecnologie e ricerca letteraria: le dediche dei libri a stampa nel Settecento
Anna-Maria De Cesare Greenwald & Maria Antonietta Terzoli, Fri 8-10

Doctoral Colloquium

Political (Literary) Theory
Nicola Gess, February 21, March 7, May 9, May 16, 6pm-2pm each day; and April 5 full day. The course will be conducted in English and German.

Literary and Cultural Theory

Seminar
Les Fleurs du mal de Charles Baudelaire, enjeux d'un recueil
Hugues Marchal, Wed 12-14

Seminar
Narrative Strategies in the Novels of Dostoevsky
Gunnar Lenz, Tue 14-16

Seminar
Narrativein Socialism - Andrei Platonov and Aleksandar Tišma
Anna Hodel, Thu 10-12

Lecture with colloquium
'Voci sull'Inferno di Dante', viaggio verso il settimo centenario
Maria Antonietta Terzoli, Vincenzo Vitale, irregular

Lecture
Studi e Ricerche: Letteratura, Linguistica e Filologia italiana
Angela Ferrari, Maria Antonietta Terzoli, Fr 9-18, irregularly

Lecture
On the fascination of the "primitive": A Different Look at Literary Modernism
Nicola Gess, Wed 10-12

History of Literary Forms

Lecture
The Roman Love Elegy: Desire, Love, and Love Doctrines
Henriette Harich-Schwarzbauer, Thu 10-12

Seminar
Properz, Book IV: 'Roman Elegies'
Henriette Harich-Schwarzbauer, Wed 10-12

Lecture
American Literature Survey II/IV: American Renaissance to Naturalism
Philipp Schweighauser, Tues 8-10

Lecture
A Survey of English Literature II: The Long Eighteenth Century
Ina Habermann, Thu 10-12

Lecture
Literatura colonial hispanoamericana, un recorrido desde los cronistas a Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
Harm den Boer, Fri 10-12

Lecture
Impudique Renaissance
Dominique Brancher, Wed 14-16

Seminar
La gymnastique à la Renaissance
Dominique Brancher, Tue 14-16

Seminar
Faroese literature of the pre-modernperiod
Lena Rohrbach, Wed 10-12

Current research

Research Colloquium
On Latinist Research
Henriette Harich-Schwarzbauer, Fri 14-17, irregularly

Seminar
Primitivism/Primitivism from the 18th Century to the Present. Interphilological Perspectives
Nicola Gess and Philipp Schweighauser, Wed 14-16

Research Seminar
Otherworlds in Contemporary British Fiction
Ina Habermann, Wed 16-18

Colloquium
Current Research in Scandinavian Studies
Lena Rohrbach, Wed 12-14, fortnightly

Arts and Media

Seminar
La censura desde el Franquismo hasta la actualidad
Fernando Pancorbo, Wed 12-14

Seminar
" L'histoire est entièrement vraie puisque je l'ai imaginée " : L'Écume des jours de Boris Vian
Hugues Marchal, Wed 16-18

Lecture
Nietzsche in Basel and the Greeks: 150 years after
Anton Bierl, Tues 10-12

Forms of Knowledge

Research Seminar
History of the Essay: From Montaigne to Coates
Philipp Schweighauser, Tues 10-12

Lecture
Paradis et catastrophes : les visions de l'avenir dans la poésie du dix-neuvième siècle
Hugues Marchal, Tue 10-12

Research Seminar
Poetics of Childhood. Figures, Discourses, Theories
Nicola Gess, Thu 10-12

Cultural practice

Seminar
Literatura y mercado en España: autores, editoriales y mundo literario desde los años 80 hasta hoy
Harm den Boer, Thu 12-14

Seminar
Réactiver Jodelle : "Cléopâtre captive" (1553)
Dominique Brancher, Fri 13-16

Lecture
Provocation strategies in Slavic theater from the avant-garde to today
Anna Hodel, Tues 8-10

Research Seminar
Nuove tecnologie e ricerca letteraria: le dediche dei libri a stampa nel Cinque e Seicento
Anna-Maria De Cesare Greenwald & Maria Antonietta Terzoli, Fri 8-10

Doctoral Colloquium HS 2018

Text Cultures
Lena Rohrbach, Tues 16-18

Literary and Cultural Theory

Research Seminar
Friedrich Nietzsche: On Truth and Lies
Hubert Thüring, Wed 12-14

Research Seminar
Literature and Institution. From the Institution "Literature" to the Institutional Novel
Nicola Gess, irregularly

Seminar
Poetic Function. Roman Jakobson as a literary scholar
Heinrich Kirschbaum, Tue 14-16

Seminar
Aesthetics of Protestantism in Northern Europe
Lena Rohrbach, Tue 12-14

Seminar
Edgar Allan Poe, écrivain français
Philippe Geinoz, Mon 14-16

Seminar
Interpréter "Les Rêveries d'un promeneur solitaire" de Rousseau
Timothée Léchot, Mon 16-18

Course
"Mersault, contre-enquête" de Kamel Daoud - une réécriture postcoloniale de "L'Etranger" de Camus
Isabelle Chariatte, Fri 10-12

History of literary forms

Seminar
Pindar
Anton Bierl, Mon 10-12

Lecture
Choreia. Greek Choral Culture - Dance, Song, Performance, Literature
Anton Bierl, Tue 10-12

Lecture
Scandinavian Medieval Studies
Lena Rohrbach, Tue 10-12

Seminar
I 'Trionfi' di Francesco Petrarca
Maria Antonietta Terzoli, Thu 10-12

Seminar
"Le pays d'où on ne revient jamais" Lancelot ou Le Chevalier de la Charette de Chrétien de Troyes
Dominique Brancher, Wed 14-16

Lecture
Littérature et Révolution française
Adrien Paschoud, Wed 12-14

Arts and Media

Research Seminar
Johann Heinrich Füssli's Pictorial Worlds of Theater and Literature
Ina Habermann and Alexander Honold, Wed 14-16

Lecture
Petrarca elearti figurative. Dialoghi, rispecchiamenti, trasformazioni
Maria Antonietta Terzoli, block course Fri 8-18

Seminar
Raymond Queneau et le cinéma: Zazie dans le métro
Anne-Sophie Bories, Tues 8-10

Spatial Concepts

Spatial Concepts will soon be replaced by another area, so no related courses are recommended in HS2018.

Forms of Knowledge

Lecture series
The Modern Prometheus
Ina Habermann et al, Wed 18-20

Seminar
How real is reality? The Spy and Crime Novel as Social Theory
Nicola Gess and Oliver Nachtwey, Tues 10-12

Colloquium
On Latinist Research
Henriette Harich-Schwarzbauer, irregular, Fri 14-17

Seminar
Seneca as (hapless) advisor: the pseudo-Senecan "Octavia" and Seneca's "De clementia"
Petra Schierl, Mon 14-16

Lecture
Que sais-je? Littérature et philosophie sceptique à la Renaissance
Dominique Brancher, Tues 10-12

Cultural Practice

Seminar
The art of publishing: bookmaking in the digital age - a challenge
Laurenz Bolliger, Fri 8-12, fortnightly

Research Seminar
Nuove tecnologie e ricerca letteraria: le dediche dei libri a stampa nel Cinque e Seicento
Anna-Maria De Cesare Greenwald and Maria Antonietta Terzoli, Fri 8-10

Lecture
Eastern European Culturalidiomatics. Slogans and Passwords
Heinrich Kirschbaum, Tues 8-10

Doctoral Colloquium

Frontiers of Fiction
Hugues Marchal, Tues 10-12

Literary and Cultural Theory

Research Seminar
Michel de Certeau: "Art of Action" and other writings
Hubert Thüring, Wed 16-18

Seminar
Encounters with the Other. Constructions of the Stranger in Old Norse Literature
Lena Rohrbach, Wed 10-12 (takes place in Zurich and Basel)

Research Seminar
Current Research: Boasian Literature and Anthropology
Philipp Schweighauser, Tue 10-12

Master Colloquium
Current Approaches in Scandinavian Medieval Studies
Lena Rohrbach, Wed 9-9.45 (held in Zurich)

Masterkolloquium
Masterkolloquium Skandinavistik: Kolloquium für Fortgeschrittene und Doktorierende
Lena Rohrbach und Klaus Müller-Wille, Fr 12-14 (14-täglich; findet in Zürich)

Lecture
Studi e Ricerche: Letteratura, Linguistica e Filologia italiana
Antonietta Terzoli e Angela Ferrari, Fri 27.4.18, 9-18

History of Literary Forms

Lecture
A Survey of English Literature IV: Fin-de-siècle to the Present Day
Ina Habermann, Thu 10-12

Lecture
Goethe (1790s to 1832)
Ralf Simon, Tues 10-12

Research Seminar
Prose Readings
Ralf Simon, Mon 16-20 (fortnightly)

Research Seminar
American Literature Survey I/IV: Beginnings to Early Republic
Philipp Schweighauser, Tue 14-16

Lecture
Aspects de la poésie contemporaine de langue française
Hugues Marchal, Wed 14-16

Seminar
Lejournal intime
Jean-Jacques Queloz, Mon 16-18

Arts and Media

Lecture
Writing, Society and Identity in Scandinavia
Lena Rohrbach, Tue 10-12

Seminar
Literature in the Digital Age
Philipp Schweighauser, Tue 8-10 (irregular)

Seminar
Defensa y detracción del judaísmo: panfletos y escritos en pro y contra de los judíos y el judaísmo en España (siglos XV a XX)
Harm den Boer, Fri 10-12

Lecture
Images, humeurs et idées noires. Anthropologie littéraire de la souffrance mélancolique en France entre Renaissance et Lumières (XVIe- XVIIIe s.)
Patrick Dandrey, Thu 15-18.30

Spatial Concepts

Research Seminar
Anderwelten/Otherworlds
Nicola Gess and Ina Habermann, Wed 10-12

Forms of Knowledge

Research Seminar
Language and Self-Reference
Ralf Simon, Mon 16-20 (fortnightly)

Lecture
Narciso allo specchio. Aspetti e forme dell'autobiografia settecentesca
Andrea Battistini, 5-7.3.18

Research Seminar
Plante, animal, homme: formes du vivant et modélisation du discours dans l'Europe de la première Modernité
Dominique Brancher, 9.3., 30.3. & 25.5.18

Seminar
Rencontres avec l'animal: zoologie et poétique dans la littérature d'Ancien Régime
Augustin Lesage et Adrien Paschoud, Tues 14-16

Cultural practice

Research Seminar
Nuove tecnologie e ricerca letteraria: le dediche dei libri a stampa nel Quattro e Cinquecento
Antonietta Terzoli, Fri 8-10

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