Following the Science?

by Graham Huggan The German Association for Postcolonial Studies (GAPS) is one of the liveliest around, and I’ve been lucky enough to participate in several of their conferences. The latest of these (May 2021), hosted by the University of Oldenburg, focused on the relationship between science, culture, and postcolonial narratives. Since COVID appeared on theContinue reading “Following the Science?”

Workshop Report: Teaching the Wadden Sea through Literature

On 22 and 23 June, Corridor Talk’s Eveline de Smalen and Katie Ritson co-convened a workshop on literature, education and the Wadden Sea, in which academics in the fields of literature, history and cultural geography and practitioners working in nature conservation and visitor centres came together to discuss ways in which they can learn from,Continue reading “Workshop Report: Teaching the Wadden Sea through Literature”

First Year: Research Roundup

The Corridor Talk project celebrates its first birthday today and aside from the our brief kick-off meeting in Leeds in February 2020 (see photo below), team members have not met in person at all. Visits to field sites have been limited due to the ongoing pandemic and interactions with project partners severely circumscribed. Nonetheless, regularContinue reading “First Year: Research Roundup”

Workshop “Ecology in German Literary Criticism – Recent Developments and Approaches”

Corridor Talk PI Katie Ritson was recently invited to give a talk as part of the workshop “Ecology in German Literary Criticism – Recent Developments and Approaches,” funded by the DAAD University of Cambridge German Research Hub. The Research Hub produced a podcast about this workshop, which can be found here (the discussion of Katie’s CorridorContinue reading “Workshop “Ecology in German Literary Criticism – Recent Developments and Approaches””

“Corridor Talk” Workshop

The Corridor Talk project held its first workshop and AGM on 9 November, hosted by the Rachel Carson Center in Munich. The workshop was held online as the COVID crisis made travel impossible. All six members of the Corridor Talk team were present. Report by Graham Huggan Chair: Dr. Katie Ritson (RCC Munich)Participants: Corridor Talk project teamNational parkContinue reading ““Corridor Talk” Workshop”

“Corridor Talk” AGM

The Corridor Talk project held its first workshop and AGM on 9 November, hosted by the Rachel Carson Center in Munich. The workshop was held online as the COVID crisis made travel impossible. All six members of the Corridor Talk team were present. Report by Graham Huggan Chair: Prof Graham Huggan (University of Leeds)Participants: CorridorContinue reading ““Corridor Talk” AGM”

What to Read: New Book on the Bavarian Forest National Park

This is the first of our reviews of new publications related to our project interests. To read about our own project publications, please see the Publications page on this website. The Bavarian Ur-Wald: History, Politics & Nature in the Bavarian Forest National Park by Graham Huggan Urwald der Bayern: Geschichte, Politik und Natur im NationalparkContinue reading “What to Read: New Book on the Bavarian Forest National Park”