Liminal Spaces in Tel Aviv

Good news! I got an invitation of the Minerva Institute for German History in Tel Aviv to give a presentation during their conference on Germany and its Neighbors – Borders, Identities, Relations that will take place on February 13-14, 2011.

In Tel Aviv, I will speak on “The Position of German in Multilingual Belgium and Luxembourg. Reflections on Liminal Spaces and the Connotations of Languages”. The presentation will be a kind of aftermath of my postdoc-project at the University of Luxembourg. I am looking forward to my first visit to Israel!

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About Thomas Ernst

Thomas Ernst is Professor of Modern German Literature at the University of Antwerp. He also works at the University of Amsterdam and holds a venia legendi on Media and Cultural Studies/German Studies at the University of Duisburg-Essen. His research focuses on the construction of identities, images of Germany and Europe, multilinguality and transcultural spaces in Austrian and German literature; on experimental and subversive Austrian and German literatures in the 20th and 21st century; and on the digital transformation of media and its cultural effects (literature and social media; intellectual property rights; digital publishing). His publications include books on “Popliteratur” (2001/2005), “Literatur und Subversion” (2013) and numerous papers that have been published in international magazines and book series with peer-review. At the moment, he is working on a monograph on literature and social media.

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