Geographies of Empire: Der transpazifische und zirkumkaribische Raum in der Literatur der USA &
Transnationale Lokalreligion und globale Buddhisten in China
Prof. Dr. Gabriele Pisarz-Ramirez (Institute for American Studies & SFB 1199, Leipzig U) & Prof. Philipp Clart, PhD and Dr. Nikolas Broy (Institute of East Asian Studies & SFB 1199, Leipzig U)
|Date||Wednesday, 3 January 2018, 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm|
|Location||SFB 1199 | Strohsackpassage | Nikolaistraße 6-10 | 5th Floor | 04109 Leipzig|
Prof. Dr. Gabriele Pisarz-Ramirez (Institute for American Studies & SFB 1199, Leipzig U, Germany)
Gabriele Pisarz-Ramirez is a professor of American studies and minority studies at the Leipzig University (Germany). Her research interests and fields of publication include inter-American Studies, race and ethnicity (especially Latino/a studies), transculturation, early American Studies, and nineteenth century popular literature.
Prof. PhD Philip Clart (Institute of East Asian Studies & SFB 1199, Leipzig U, Germany)
After academic way stations in Bonn (Germany), Vancouver (British Columbia, Canada), and Columbia (Missouri, USA), Philip Clart has been working as professor of Chinese culture and history at the Leipzig University for the last eight years. His main research areas are history, sociology, and anthropology of Chinese religions, as well as the interactions of religion and literature in late Imperial China. He is co-editor of the monograph series Leipziger Ostasienstudien and editor-in-chief of the Journal of Chinese Religions.
Dr. Nikolas Broy (SFB 1199, Leipzig U, Germany)
Nikolas Broy has been trained in religious studies and Chinese studies at the Leipzig University, where he also gained a PhD in religious studies. By combining these two fields of study, his research addresses popular religious sects in modern Chinese societies, Buddhism and violence in East Asia, as well as method and theory of religious studies. He has also studied Japanese at Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto. He held teaching and research positions in Leipzig, at the East Asia Department of the University of Göttingen, and worked at two universities in Hefei (PR China).