FMS Publications

Articles, books and talks by members, affiliates and fellows of the FMS program. The list includes scholarly and general interest works on FMS topics, with links, where available, to abstracts or full texts. For information about talks given at the FMS workshops and conferences see "News and Events." For information about the FMS creative writers and their books, see "Readers and Writers."

Publications

2019

‘It’s for Fellows only!’: On the Postcolonial Stance of Matthew Brown’s Maths Film The Man Who Knew Infinity

by Norbert Schaffeld
Can it Be? Representations of Science in 21st Century Fiction (eds. Nina Engelhardt and Julia Hoydis) Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

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A Fictionalized Representation of Scientific Counter-Discourse: Jo Lendle’s Historical Science Novel Alles Land (2011)

by Norbert Schaffeld
The German Quarterly 92.1 (Winter 2019): 35-50.

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You bet she can fuck‘ – Sexroboter und künstliche Intelligenz

by Jennifer Henke
Tagungsband “’Robo Sapiens’? Roboter, Künstliche Intelligenz und Transhumanismus in Literatur, Film und anderen Medien”. (Eds.: Dominik Orth, Ingo Irslinger). Heidelberg. Winter 2019
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The Rise of Psychopharmacological Fiction by Natalie Roxburgh
Representations of Science in 21st-Century Fiction. (Eds. Nina Englehardt and Julia Hoydis).
Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. 19-35.

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Verloren im Weltall. Ein neues Stereotyp der Wissenschaftlerin im Film am Beispiel von Contact (1997) und Gravity (2013)

by Jennifer Henke
Genre-Störungen. Schriftenreihe zur Textualität des Films. (Eds.: John Bateman, Heinz-Peter Preußer and Sabine Schlickers). Marburg: Schüren. (in print)
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Contesting Spaces of Knowledge: Reproduction, Medicine and Literature

by Jennifer Henke
Contradiction Studies: Mapping the Field/Inaugural Conference on Concepts of Contradiction in the Humanities. (Eds.: Kerstin Knopf, Gisela Febel, Ingo Warnke and Cordula Nolte). Heidelberg: Springer Verlag (in print)
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Spoiler Alert: Scott, Science, and Forms of Reenactment in Contemporary Expedition Narratives

by Anna Auguscik
International Journal of English Studies 30.2 (2019): 47-64

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2018

Fiktionale Fakten: Wissenschaftskommunikation im Spiegel literarischer Rezeptionsprozesse

by Sonja Fücker and Uwe Schimank
Knowledge in Action.
Neue Formen der Kommunikation in der Wissensgesellschaft. (Eds. E. Lettkemann; R. Wilke; H. Knoblauch) Wiesbaden: VS Verlag. 2018.
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The Sum of Our Parts: The Voices of the Human Genre Project

by Julia Boll
European Journal of English Studies 22.3 (2018): 317-330.
Abstract
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Knowing Plants, Knowing Form: Probing the Poetics of Phyto-Centric Life

by Natalie Roxburgh and Felix Sprang
European Journal of English Studies
22.3 (2018): 224-240.

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“The Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Discourse. Investigating the Politics of Knowledge and Meaning-Making”


co-edited by Anna-Katharina Hornidge
(Eds. K
eller, Reiner, Hornidge, Anna-Katharina, Schünemann, Wolf) Oxon & New York: Routledge. 2018.
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A Research Vessel. Heterotopia, Boundary Place and Pluriverse of Epistemes

by Anna-Katharina Hornidge
Wissensrelationen. Beiträge und Debatten zum 2. Sektionskongress der Wissenssoziologie. (Eds. Poferl, Angelika and Pfadenhauer, Michaela), Weinheim: Beltz & Juventa, 2018.
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2017

Science as Comedy and the Myth of Progress in Ian McEwan’s Solar (2010)

by Katrin Berndt
Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature 50.4. (December 2017): 85-101.

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Is Knowledge Perfomative? Science/Stage: An Experiment in Performance Lectures

by Julia Boll
Interdisciplinary Science Reviews
. Special Issue: Doing Science (eds. Nina Engelhardt and Julia Hoydis) (2017): 282-295.
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Mathematicians, Mysteries, and Mental Illnesses: The Stage-to-Screen Adaptation of Proof

by Jennifer Henke, Norbert Schaffeld and Kati Voigt
Adaptation 10.3 (2017): 323-337.
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‘Ava’s body is a good one’: (Dis)Embodiment in Ex Machina

by Jennifer Henke
American, British, and Canadian Studies 29.1. (2018): 126-146.
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Marine Wissenschaftsforschung: FS Meteor als Ort interdisziplinärer Wissensproduktion

by Anna-Katharina Hornidge
Klüger nutzen, besser schützen. Bremer Forschung an tropischen Küsten. (Eds. Hempel, Gotthilf, Hempel, Irmtraud, Hornidge, Anna-Katharina) Bremen: Falkenberg Verlag, 2017.

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Triangulating the Two Cultures Entanglement: The Sciences and the Humanities in the Public Sphere

by Anton Kirchhofer and Anna Auguscik
Journal of Literature and Science 10.2 (2017): 26-37

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2016

Universal Narrativity and the Anxious Scientist of the Contemporary Neuronovel

by Natalie Roxburgh, Anton Kirchhofer, and Anna Auguscik
Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature 49.4 (December 2016): 71-87.
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’The Things We Are’: Alasdair Gray’s Poor Things (1992) and the Science of Man

by Katrin Berndt
Anglica: An International Journal of English Studies 25.1 (September 2016): 125-140.
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What Do Cartoons Tell Children About Science? A Qualitative Study of the Representation of Science and Scientists in Animated Television Series

by Luz Maria Hernandez Nieto
Bielefeld: Universität Bielefeld (Dissertation)
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Der Buchtipp des Monats: Die Unglückseligen von Thea Dorn

by Uwe Sporl
Der Buchtipp des Monats, Literaturhaus Bremen (Januar 2016)

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Im Liechtenstein des Denkens

by Sina Farzin
Bruno Latours Soziologie der "Existenzweisen": Einführung und Diskussion. (Ed. Henning Laux), Bielefeld: Transcript, 2016.
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Die Existenzweise der Technik

by Emanuel Herold
Bruno Latours Soziologie der "Existenzweisen": Einführung und Diskussion. (Ed. Henning Laux), Bielefeld: Transcript, 2016.
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Aspects of the Science Novel

edited by Norbert Schaffeld.
Special Issue: Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik 64.2 (June 2016)

Table of Contents

Norbert Schaffeld - Aspects of the Science Novel (121)
Roslynn D. Haynes – Bringing Science into Fiction (127)
Anton Kirchhofer and Natalie Roxburgh – The Scientist as ‘Problematic Individual’ in Contemporary Anglophone Fiction (149)
Norbert Schaffeld – The Historical Science Novel and the Narrative of an Emergent Scientific Discourse (169)
Nina Engelhardt – Scientific Metafiction and Postmodernism (189)
Sylvia Mayer – Science in the World Risk Society: Risk, the Novel, and Global Climate Change (207)

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Gesellschaftliche Risikodiskurse durch die Linse der Literatur: Zur (inter-)subjektiven Deutung wissenschaftlichen Wissens in Reading Groups

by Sonja Fücker and Uwe Schimank
Routinen der Krise - Krise der Routinen. Verhandlungen des 37. Kongresses der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie. (Ed. Lessenich, Stephan)
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Von leuchtenden Hasen und sterbenden Menschen: Margaret Atwoods Roman Oryx and Crake als Wissenschaftsfolgenabschätzung

by Emanuel Herold and Sina Farzin
Routinen der Krise - Krise der Routinen. Verhandlungen des 37. Kongresses der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie. (Ed. Lessenich, Stephan)
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Die ‘offenen Objekte’ und ihre Gesellschaft: Zur Kritik der technischen Verhältnisse

by Emanuel Herold
Zeitschrift für kritische Sozialtheorie und Philosophie 3.1 (2014): 151 - 181.
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Putting Lifeworlds at Sea: Studying Meaning-Making in Marine Research

by Siriwardane-de Zoysa, Rapti and Hornidge, Anna-Katharina
Frontiers in Marine Science 3:197 (2016)
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2015

Der Herrscher der Welt: Wie Mikroben unser Leben bestimmen

by Bernhard Kegel
Köln: DuMont Buchverlag GmbH & Co. KG, 2015.
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Are the Knowledge Wars Finally Over?

by Roslynn Haynes
Métode Science Studies Journal 5: 131-138.
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2014

Whatever Happened to the ‘Mad, Bad’ Scientist? Overturning the Stereotype

by Roslynn D, Haynes
in  Public Understanding of Science 25.1 (January 2014): 31-44.
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Presentations


Presentations from FMS conferences, workshops, and public events are not listed here, but can be found in the programs on the events page.

2019

Anthropocene Enlightenments: Transhumanism, Posthumanism, and Buddhist Philosophy

Presenter: Natalie Roxburgh
Anthropocene (Post)Humanities Workshop
Bavarian Academy for the Sciences and Humanities in Muenchen
10 September 2019

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Disinterestedness and Enlightenment

Presenter: Natalie Roxburgh
Mainz University
4. July 2019

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Marine Science Cultures

Presenter: Anna-Katharina Hornidge
Mare Conference 2019
Amsterdam, Netherlands
25 – 28 June 2019
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On the Gatekeepers of Science and the Importance of a Maths Community in Matthew Brown’s Film The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015)

Presenter: Norbert Schaffeld
Conference: Cardiff ScienceHumanities: International Summer School
Cardiff University, UK
20 May 2019
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Producing Knowledge in and of the Arctic: Franklin’s Lost Expedition in Contemporary Historical Fiction

Presenter: Anna Auguscik
The British Society for Literature and Science Annual Conference
London Royal Holloway
April 2019

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Follow the Discourse. A (Methodological) Reflection of Tracing Sea Level Change Related Sense-Making

Presenter: Anna-Katharina Hornidge
Workshop ‘Shaping Migrants and Mobile Worlds’
National University of Singapore, Institute of Sociology
21 – 22 February 2019
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Between Witchcraft and Protoscience: A ‘Reading’ of Julie Taymor’s The Tempest as Filmic Metatext

Presenter: Norbert Schaffeld
Lecture Series: Studying English-Speaking Cultures
University of Bremen
30 January 2019
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2018

Frankenstein and Disinterestedness

Presenter: Natalie Roxburgh
Frankenstein’s Legacy Workshop
Bremen University
21 December 2018

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Research Stations, Research Vessels. Bodily Communication in the Heart of Science

Presenter: Anna-Katharina Hornidge
Workshop ‘Kommunikation an den Grenzen – Grenzen der Kommunikation’
KWI Essen, Germany
15 – 16 November 2018
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Literature and Science

Presenter: Norbert Schaffeld
Lecture Series: Studying English-Speaking Cultures
University of Bremen, Germany
14 November 2018
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Sexroboter und künstliche Intelligenz – die Apotheose der Verdinglichung?

Presenter: Jennifer Henke
Interdisziplinäre Tagung „‘Robo Sapiens‘? Roboter, Künstliche Intelligenz und Transhumanismus in Literatur, Film und anderen Medien“
University of Kiel, Germany
26 – 28 September 2018
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What Form Knows: The Literary Text as Framework, Model, and Experiment

Presenters: Dr. Natalie Roxburgh (Siegen), Dr. Irmtraud Huber (Bern), Dr. Wolfgang Funk (Mainz)
Anglistentag 2018
University of Bonn, Germany
23 – 26 September 2018
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Knowing Antarctica: Expedition Novels as Forms of Literary Re-Enactment

Presenter: Anna Auguscik
Anglistentag 2018
University of Bonn, Germany
23-26 Sept 2018

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Medication and Social Optimization in Dorian Gray and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Presenter: Natalie Roxburgh
Substance Conference
Edge Hill University
13-14 September 2018

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Marine Wissenschaftsforschung – und ein Forschungsschiff als Ort interdisziplinärer Wissensproduktion

Presenter: Anna-Katharina Hornidge
Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für die Geschichte der Wissenschaften, der Medizin und der Technik
Panel: ‘Umweltwissen Meer: Marine Wissenschaftskulturen in interdisziplinärer Perspektive’
Universität Bochum, Germany
12 – 14 September 2018
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Exploring Global Dimensions of the History of Science in Expedition Narratives

Presenter: Anna Auguscik
3rd International Conference on Science and Literature
Sorbonne Université, Paris
2-4 July 2018

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Monstrous Medicine – Obstetrics in Literature and Culture of the Long Eighteenth Century

Presenter: Jennifer Henke
Arbeitskreis Cultural Studies
University of Braunschweig, Germany
30 June 2018
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Rethinking Plants

Presenters: Natalie Roxburgh, Felix Sprang and Julia Shirley
Agency and Poetics Workshop
Siegen, Deutschland
24 May 2018

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Assessing the Posthuman Condition through Alex Garland’s Ex_Machina

Presenter: Natalie Roxburgh
Hamburg University
7 May 2018

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Violent Medicine: Abortion and the Non-Transfer of Knowledge between the Old and the New World

Presenter: Jennifer Henke
32nd European Association for American Studies and 63rd British Association for American Studies
University College London
04 – 07 April 2018

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Science Novels in Transcultural Contexts: Michael Ondaatje’s Anil’s Ghost and Manu Joseph’s Serious Men

Presenter: Anna Auguscik
The British Society for Literature and Science Annual Conference
Oxford Brookes
April 2018

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Faszination Frankenstein: Wer ist hier das Monster?

Presenter: Jennifer Henke
Vortrag im Rahmen der Veranstaltungsreihe science goes public
Tequila Bar Bremen, Germany
08 March 2018
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2017

The Madwoman in Science – Gender and Stereotypes in Literature and Film

Presenter: Jennifer Henke
Gastvortrag im Seminar “Staging Science: Mathematics and Theatre“
University of Leipzig, Germany
11 December 2017
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Pluriversality or Contradictory Epistemes aboard a Scientific Research Vessel?

Presenter: Anna-Katharina Hornidge
Biannual Congress of the Association of German Knowledge Sociologists
Universität Bochum, Germany
25 September 2017
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Technik – Körper – Feminismus: Zur filmischen Inszenierung des weiblichen Cyborgs

Presenter: Jennifer Henke
Gastvortrag im Seminar: „Gesundheit und digitale Medien. Techniksoziologische Einführung für methodische und theoretische Annäherungen an eHealth“
FB11 Public Health/ Gesundheitswissenschaften
University of Bremen, Germany
7 July 2017
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Turning Over the Turing Test: Singularity and Ex_Machina

Presenters: Natalie Roxburgh and Felix Sprang
European Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Conference
Basel University
21-24 June 2017

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Empathy and the Scientist Reviewer: Critical Perspectives on Scientist Characters in Contemporary Fiction

Presenter: Anna Auguscik
EMPATHIES: 11th SLSAeu Conference
University of Basel
21-24 June 2017

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Fictional Science Narratives and their Global Dimensions: Media Spheres of the ‘Transcultural Science Novel’

Presenter: Anna Auguscik
Narrating Science: The Power of Stories in the 21st Century
Toronto
24-27 May 2017

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’It stopped the sensations of new-born life’ – Plants, Potions and Pregnancy

Presenter: Jennifer Henke
Workshop: “Rethinking Plants – Agency and Poetics”
University of Siegen, Germany
27 April 2017
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Contextualizing the Maternal Body: Obstetrics in Eighteenth-Century Literature

Presenter: Jennifer Henke
The British Society for Literature and Science Annual Conference
University of Bristol, UK
6 – 8 April 2017

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Fantasies of Control: Genetics and the Fates of Scientists in Contemporary Fiction

Presenters: Anna Auguscik, Anton Kirchhofer
The British Society for Literature and Science Annual Conference
University of Bristol
April 2017

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Von Erzschurken und Superhelden der Forschung. Narrative der Wissenschaft in der Fiktion

Presenters: Luz María Hernández, Peter Weingart
Lecture Series: Science.Super.Stars
University of Göttingen, Germany
9 March 2017
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Intersubjective Reception – The Communicative Construction of Meaning in Reading Groups

Presenter: Sonja Fücker
Conference: Reception of Literature in Reading Communities. Social Reading face to face and online
Robert Musil-Institut der Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Germany
1 – 3 March 2017
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Science in Literary and Mainstream Fiction: A New Wave

Presenters: Susan M. Gaines, with Nancy Lord, Jean Hegland, Kathleen Dean Moore, and Michael Byers
Association of Writers & Writing Programs Convention
Washington D.C., USA
8 – 11 February 2017
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Spaces of Knowledge: Gender, Class, and Medicine

Presenter: Jennifer Henke
Tagung: “Contradiction Studies: Mapping the Field / Inaugural Conference on Concepts of Contradiction in the Humanities”
University of Bremen, Germany
08 – 11 February 2017
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Exploring the Other, Excavating the Self: Representations of Archaeological Digs in Contemporary Expedition Novels

Presenter: Anna Auguscik
Writing Remains: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on Archaeology and Literature
University of Bristol
20 January 2017

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2016

Studying the Body in Literature and Film

Presenter: Jennifer Henke
Ringvorlesung „Gender – Kultur – Feminismus”
University of Bremen, Germany
14 December 2016
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Dea Ex Machina – The Body of the Cyborg Goddess

Presenter: Jennifer Henke
Workshop: “Encoding the Future: Perspectives on the Making of the ‘Human’ in Ex_Machina”
University of Siegen, Germany
1 – 2 December 2016

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In Search of a Common Problem: Matching Interests in Research Collaborations across the Two Cultures

Presenter: Anna Auguscik, Anton Kirchhofer
Science Humanities Colloquium
Cardiff University
3 December 2016


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Form and Disinterestedness

Presenter: Natalie Roxburgh
Discourses of Modernity Seminar
Sapienza University in Rome, Italy
13 November 2016

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Cognition, Pharmacology, and Fiction in a Society of Control

Presenter: Natalie Roxburgh
CONTROL: 10th Conference of the European Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts
Stockholm, Sweden
14 – 17 June 2016
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Canons and Critical Profils of the Contemporary ‘Science Novel’: Perspectives on Genres, Markets and Media Presence

Presenters: Anna Auguscik and Kanton Kirchhofer
Conference: British Society for Literature and Science – Annual Conference 2016
University of Birmingham, UK
7 – 9 April 2016
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The Rise of the Pharmacological Novel?

Presenter: Natalie Roxburgh
Conference: British Society for Literature and Science – Annual Conference 2016
University of Birmingham, UK
7 – 9 April 2016
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Fiktionale Fakten: Wissenschaftskommunikation im Spiegel literarischer Rezeptionsprozesse

Presenters: Sonja Fücker and Uwe Schimank
Conference: Knowledge in Action: Neue Formen der Kommunikation in der Wissensgesellschaft
Berlin, Germany
28 – 29 January 2016
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2015

The Narrative of Emergent Scientific Discourse and the Historical Science Novel

Presenter: Norbert Schaffeld
Conference: Doing Science: Texts, Patterns, Practices
University of Cologne, Germany
20 – 21 November 2015
Abstract
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Is Knowledge Performative? Science/Stage: An Experiment in Performance Lectures

Presenter: Julia Boll
Conference: Doing Science: Texts, Patterns, Practices
University of Cologne, Germany
20 – 21 November 2015
Abstract
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Was sind technotemporale Regime? Ein Dialog zwischen soziologischer Theorie und spekulativer Literatur

Presenter: Emanuel Herold
Social Theory Colloquium / Neuere Entwicklungen in der Gesellschaftstheorie 
Jena, Germany
18 November 2015
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The Eighteenth-Century Origins of Carlyle’s Trope of the ‘Mechanism’

Presenter: Natalie Roxburgh
Conference: The Poetics of Knowledge
University of Bern, Switzerland
5 – 7 November 2015
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The Sum of Our Parts: the Voices of the Human Genre Project

Julia Boll
Conference: The Poetics of Knowledge
University of Bern, Switzerland
5 – 7 November 2015
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Re-Thinking the Image of the Scientist in Fiction

Presenter: Roslynn Haynes
Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg Delmenhorst
28 October 2015

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’Lost in space’ – Zur Stereotypisierung von Wissenschaftlerinnen im zeitgenössischen Kino

Presenter: Jennifer Henke.
Workshop: Geschlecht und Raum: Imagination und Materialität des (unzugänglichen) Raumes
Forum Junge Kulturwissenschaften Mainz; Arbeitskreis für Historische Frauen und Geschlechterforschung (AKHFG)
University of Mainz, Germany
22 – 24 October 2015
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The Object's Voice: Literature's Attempt to Create Subjectivity

Presenter: Julia Boll
Symposium: Dying Well: Enacting Medical Ethics
Bart's Pathology Museum, London, UK
25 – 26 September 2015
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Fictional Drugs and the Science of Addiction in Contemporary Novels

Presenter: Natalie Roxburgh
7th Annual Critical Finance Studies Conference
Copenhagen, Denmark 
20 – 21 August 2015
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The Dancing Bee

Presenter: Julia Boll
Public Performance Lecture with Prof. Dr. Giovanni Galizia (Zoology/Biology) and Christiana Rosenberg-Ahlhaus (Dance/Sports)
Lecture Series: Science/Stage: An Experiment
University of Konstanz, Germany
16 July 2015
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Schroedinger’s Stage

Presenter: Julia Boll
Public Performance Lecture with Dr. Gianluca Rastelli (Theoretical Physics)
Lecture Series: Science/Stage: An Experiment
University of Konstanz, Germany
26 June 2015
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Rewriting the Experimental Script

Presenter: Julia Boll
Public Performance Lecture with Dr. Andreas Thum (Neurobiology)
Lecture Series: Science/Stage: An Experiment
University of Konstanz, Germany
29 May 2015
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Möglichkeitsdenken. Literarische Dystopien als Gesellschaftskritik?

Presenter: Sina Farzin
Forschungskolloquium
LMU München, Germany
21 May 2015
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Is that Your Microbiome Trying to Take Over?

Presenter: Julia Boll
Public Performance Lecture with Dr. Thomas Böttcher (Biochemistry)
Lecture Series: Science/Stage: An Experiment
University of Konstanz, Germany
19 May 2015
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Zur Kritik der technischen Verhältnisse: Grundlinien einer Kritischen Theorie der Technik im Anschluss an Gilbert Simondon

Presenter: Emanuel Herold
Arbeitstagung der Sektion Universität Oldenburg, Soziologische Theorie
Oldenburg, Germany
8 – 9 May 2015
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Solid Geometry, Aesthetic Intuition, and Truth Approximation in John Banville’s Novel Kepler 

Presenter: Norbert Schaffeld
Conference: British Society for Literature and Science Tenth Annual Conference 2015
Liverpool, UK
16 – 18 April 2015
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Visions of the Immoral Scientist: Morality and the Perception of Science in Ian McEwan’s Solar and other Contemporary Climate Chance Stories

Presenters: Anton Kirchhofer and Anna Auguscik
Conference: British Society for Literature and Science Tenth Annual Conference 2015
University of Liverpool, UK
16 – 18 April 2015
Abstract
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Shedding Light on the Scientist: Character and Quantum Theory in Properties of Light

Presenter: Natalie Roxburgh
Conference: British Society for Literature and Science Tenth Annual Conference 2015
University of Liverpool, UK
16 – 18 April 2015
Abstract
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Bild der Chemie in der Gesellschaft

Panel: Peter Weingart,  Holgar Wormer, and Jürgen Hampel
Tagung Chemie und Gesellschaft
Deutsches Museum München, Germany
17 April 2015
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Nerd Novels: Exploring Worlds of Knowledge in Fiction

Presenters: Susan M. Gaines, Jean Hegland, Michael Byers, Peter Mountford
Conference: Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference
Minneapolis, MN USA
8 – 11 April 2015
Abstract
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Die Möglichkeit anderer Welten. Naturwissenschaftliche Utopien/Dystopien als Gesellschaftskritik?

Presenter: Sina Farzin
Universität Bonn/FIW, Germany
7 April 2015
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Objects of Scientific Inquiry: The Question of Ethics in Contemporary Literature on Science

Presenter: Julia Boll
Research Day Professor Aleida Assmann
University of Konstanz, Germany
13 February 2015
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Nach der Krise. Naturwissenschaftliche Krisennarrative im dystopischen Kino der Gegenwart

Presenter: Sina Farzin
Gastvortrag im Rahmen der Ringvorlesung "Kino und Krise"
JLU Gießen, Germany
12 February 2015
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Fiction Meets Science: Readings and Musings from a Nerd Novel Author

Presenter: Susan M. Gaines
Public Lecture at the Zukunftskolleg
University of Constance, Germany
11 February 2015
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Monstrous Medicine, Monstrous Bodies – The Culture of Science in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

Presenter: Jennifer Henke
Invited Lecture
University of Hamburg, Germany
16 January 2015
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2014

Von leuchtenden Hasen und sterbenden Menschen: Margaret Atwoods Roman Oryx and Crake als Wissenschaftsfolgenabschätzung

Presenters: Sina Farzin and Emanuel Herold
Conference: 37. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie
Trier, Germany
6 – 10 October 2014
Abstract
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Gesellschaftliche Risikodiskurse durch die Linse der Literatur: Zur (inter-) subjektiven Deutung wissenschaftlichen Wissens in 'Reading Groups'

Presenter: Sonja Fücker
Conference: 37. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie
Trier, Germany
6 – 10 October 2014
Abstract
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Lonely Heroines, Old Maids, and Babe Scientists: Female Science on Screen

Presenter: Jennifer Henke
Conference: 6th International Conference of the European Society for the History of Science
Lisbon, Portugal
4 – 6 September 2014
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Comic Strategies and the Communication of Science in Contemporary British Novels

Presenter: Katrin Berndt
Conference: 6th International Conference of the European Society for the History of Science
Lisbon, Portugal
4 – 6 September 2014
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Dystopian Visions of Technology: Graphic Literature and Genetics

Presenter: Jennifer Henke
Conference: Future Visions: Speculation and Anticipation in Graphic Narratives
Bayreuth, Germany
11 July 2014
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‘A Loving Economy’: Nursing, Scientific Progress, and Totalitarian Ideology in Alasdair Gray’s Poor Things (1992)

Presenter: Katrin Berndt
Conference: World Congress of Scottish Literatures
Glasgow, UK
2 – 5 July 2014
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On Responsibility and Response-ability in Contemporary Literature on Science

Presenter: Julia Boll
Conference: Life, in Theory. European Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts
Turin, Italy
3 – 6 June 2014
Abstract
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Beyond Metaphor: Science as Subject in the Contemporary Literary Novel

Presenter: Susan M. Gaines
Conference: Inaugural Conference of ELINAS: Erlangen Center for Literature and Natural Sciences Physics and Literature: Theory – Popularization – Aestheticization
Erlangen, Germany
29 May – 1 June 2014
Abstract
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Between Genius and Dummy, Good and Evil, Rotwang, Frankenstein and Wernher von Braun: The Portrayal of Scientists in the TV-Cartoon Kim Possible

Presenter: Luz Maria Hernández Nieto
Conference: 13th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference
Salvador, Brazil
5 – 8 May 2014
Abstract and Paper
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Neuroscience, Anxiety and Meta-Narrative in Recent British Neuronovels: David Lodge’s Thinks… and Ian McEwan’s Saturday

Presenters: Anton Kirchhofer and Anna Auguscik
Conference: British Society for Literature and Science Ninth Annual Conference 2014
Surrey, UK
10 – 12 April 2014
Abstract
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'Only before the cut, they imagine we imagined them': The Question of Ethics in Contemporary Literature on Science

Presenter: Julia Boll
Conference: British Society for Literature and Science Ninth Annual Conference 2014
Surrey, UK
10 – 12 April 2014
Abstract
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Richard Powers' Anxious Neuroscientists

Presenter: Natalie Roxburgh
Conference: The British Society for Literature and Science Ninth Annual Conference 2014
Surrey, UK
10 – 12 April 2014
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'In the beginning is the shape': Maths, Aesthetics, and Narrative Form in John Banville's Novel Kepler

Presenter: Norbert Schaffeld
Conference: The Common Denominator - A Postgraduate Conference in British Cultural Studies
Leipzig, Germany
20 – 22 March 2014
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2013

(R)Evolution im Comic?

Presenter: Jennifer Henke
Conference: 8th COMFOR conference on Comics und Naturwissenschaften
Erlangen, Germany
15 – 17 November 2013
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Disturbing Science. Darwin's Origins - A Graphic Adaptation

Presenter: Jennifer Henke
Conference: 8th Annual Conference of the Association of Adaptation Studies
Växjö, Sweden
26 – 27 September 2013
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Narrating the Two Cultures in Ian McEwan’s Solar

Presenter: Anton Kirchhofer
Conference: International Conference on Narrative 2013
Manchester, UK
27 – 29 June 2013
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Reviewing the Two Cultures: Discussing Contemporary Fiction in Nature

Presenter: Anna Auguscik
Conference: International Conference on Narrative 2013
Manchester, UK
27 – 29 June 2013
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The Varieties of Narrative in David Lodge's Thinks... 

Presenter: Natalie Roxburgh
Conference: International Conference on Narrative 2013
Manchester, UK
27 – 29 June 2013
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Wissenschaft im Comic

Presenter: Jennifer Henke
Conference: Comic-Kolloquium der Arbeitsstelle für Graphische Literatur (ArGL)
Hamburg, Germany
30 May 2013
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Revisiting the “Gulf of Mutual Incomprehension” – Theoretical and Historical Perspectives on the ‘Two Cultures’ Problem

Presenter: Anton Kirchhofer
Conference: The British Society for Literature and Science Eighth Annual Conference 2013
Cardiff, UK
11 – 13 April 2013
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The Human in Nature: The Role of Literature, the Human and the Two Cultures in Leading Science Journals

Presenter: Anna Auguscik
Conference: The British Society for Literature and Science Eighth Annual Conference 2013
Cardiff, UK
11 – 13 April 2013
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How to be a Scientist and be Human at the Same Time

Presenter: Natalie Roxburgh
Conference: The British Society for Literature and Science Eighth Annual Conference 2013
Cardiff, UK
11 – 13 April 2013
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2012

The Human in Science and Literature – Historic and Contemporary Perspectives

Presenters: Anton Kirchhofer and Anna Auguscik
Conference: 11th Annual European Society for the Study of English Conference
Istanbul, Turkey
4 – 8 September 2012
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The Role of Fiction in Multi-disciplinary Science Journals: A Structured Survey (1990-2010)

Presenters: Anton Kirchhofer and Anna Auguscik
Conference: The British Society for Literature and Science Eighth Annual Conference 2012
Oxford, UK
12 – 14 April 2012
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The Representation of Emergent Scientific Discourses and Modes of Control in Contemporary Science Novels

Presenter: Norbert Schaffeld
Conference: British Society for Literature and Science Eighth Annual Conference 2012
Oxford, UK
12 – 14 April 2012
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