Globe, Region, and Periphery: The Spatialization of the American West in US Literature
Steffen Wöll (SFB 1199)
|Date||Wednesday, 4 January 2017, 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm|
|Location||SFB 1199 | Strohsackpassage | Nikolaistraße 6-10 | 5th floor | 04109 Leipzig|
Steffen Wöll (SFB 1199 & Institute for American Studies, Leipzig University, Germany)
Steffen Wöll is a researcher at the SFB project C2 investigating (re)imaginations of nationality in the southern and western peripheries of the United States at the end of the nineteenth century, in which he pursues his PhD. He received his MA at Leipzig University’s (Germany) Institute of American Studies. His research interests include postmodern literature and its depiction of the (post)human body, agency and otherness, American foreign policy, interventionism, and transatlantic security communities.