Anglistisches Seminar
Hot Off the Press, Summer 18

Apr 18, 2018

Introduction (Dietmar Schloss & Heiko Jakubzik).

Apr 25, 2018

Dave Collins. Queer Eye. 2018. (Virginia Zentrgraf)

May 2, 2018

Kendrick Lamar. Damn. 2017. (Emma Wolf)

May 9, 2018

Denis Johnson. Largesse of the Seamaiden. 2018. (Julia Nohle)

May 16, 2018

David E. Kelley. Big Little Lies. 2017. (Julia Günther)

May 23, 2018

Steven Pinker. Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress. 2018. (Johs Rasmussen)

May 30, 2018

Reading Week

June 6, 2018

Roxane Gay. Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body. 2017. (Caroline Walter)

June 13, 2018

Omar El-Akkad. American War. 2017. (Sebastian Tants)

June 20, 2018

Michael Wolff. Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House. 2017. (Jessica Bless)

June 27, 2018

Celeste Ng. Little Fires Everywhere. 2017. (Franziska Pentz)

July 4, 2018

Steven Levitsky. How Democracies Die. 2018. (Lilian Reinhard) & Madeleine Albright. Fascism: A Warning. 2018. (Michael Edwardes)

July 11, 2018

Chloe Benjamin. The Immortalists: If you knew the date of your death, how would you live? 2018. (Christina Pabst)

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July 18, 2018

Dave Eggers. The Monk of Mokha. 2018. (Ann Sophie Sadeghian)

July 25, 2018

Ryan Coogler. Black Panther. (Movie). 2018. (Simge Başmak & Tilman Langscheid)

Options

  • Richard Powers. The Overstory. 2018.
  • Meg Wolitzer. The Female Persuasion. 2018.
  • Jillian Tamaki. Boundless. 2017.
  • Andrew Sean Greer. Less: A Novel . 2017.
  • David Frum. Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic. 2018.
  • James Comey. A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership. 2018.
  • Timothy Snyder. On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century. 2017.
  • Patrick J. Deneen. Why Liberalism Failed (Politics and Culture). 2018.
  • Frances FitzGerald. The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America. 2017.
  • Mohsin Hamid. Exit West. 2017.
  • Sean Baker. The FLorida Project. 2017.
  • Michael Crichton. West World. 2016-18.
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  • Jeffrey Eugenides. Fresh Complaint Stories. 2017.
  • Nicole Krauss. Forest Dark. 2017.
  • David Sedaris. Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002). 2017.
  • Ward, Burns, Novick. The Vietnam War. 2017. (Documentary)


Hot Off the Press, Winter 17/18

Oct 18, 2017

Introduction (Dietmar Schloss & Heiko Jakubzik).

Oct 25, 2017

Hillary Clinton. What Happened. 2017. (Chelsea Roden)

Nov 8, 2017

Gabriel Tallent. My Absolute Darling. 2017. (Nadja Thomsen)

Nov 15, 2017

Jay-Z, "The Story of OJ" (2017) & Kendrick Lamar, "ELEMENT" (2017). (Calum Thomson)

Nov 22, 2017

Ta-Nehisi Coates. We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy. 2017. (Johs Rasmussen)

Nov 29, 2017

M. Atwood/McClelland and Stewart. The Handmaid's Tale. 1985/2017. (Lena Kruzycki & Yanping Wei)

Dec 6, 2017

Tyehimba Jess. Olio. 2016. (Ida Bahmann)

Dec 13, 2017

Slam Poetry. (Tanya Gautam)

Dec 20, 2017

Day of English Dept. Christmas Party—no HOP session.

Jan 10, 2018

J. S. Foer. Here I Am. 2016. (Laura Alcántara Duque)

Jan 17, 2018

Robert O'Neill. The Operator: Firing the Shots that Killed Osama bin Laden and My Years as a SEAL Team Warrior. 2017 (Corinna Caroline Pfadt)

Jan 24, 2018

Emily Fridlund. History of Wolves. 2017. (Anne Linde)

Jan 31, 2018

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Feb 7, 2018

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Options

  • Garth Greenwell. What Belongs to You. 2016.
  • Darcie Wilder. Literally Show Me a Healthy Person. 2017.
  • Louise Erdrich. LaRose: A Novel. 2016.
  • Imbolo Mbue. Behold the Dreamers. 2017.
  • Claire Messud. The Burning Girl. 2017.
  • Jeffrey Eugenides. Fresh Complaint Stories. 2017.
  • Jennifer Egan. Manhattan Beach. 2017.
  • Nicole Krauss. Forest Dark. 2017.
  • Nathan Englander. Dinner at the Center of the Earth. 2017.
  • Jesmyn Ward. Sing, Unburied, Sing. 2017.
  • Denis Villeneuve. Blade Runner 2049. 2017. (Film)
  • Bruce Miller. The Handmaid's Tale. 2017. (tv series)
  • David Sedaris. Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002). 2017.
  • Ward, Burns, Novick. The Vietnam War. 2017. (Documentary)
  • Saunders, George. Lincoln in the Bardo. 2017.


Hot Off the Press, Summer 17

Apr 19, 2017

Introduction (Dietmar Schloss & Heiko Jakubzik).

Apr 26, 2017

Bassem Youssef, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDGBYbiIzKg&list=PLxd0bZ1RXEzuPCekFpssGpsyUdNSNFLNX (Dennis Nusser)

May 3, 2017

Ketai, Ben. Startup. tv series, 2016. (Felix Brändlin)

May 10, 2017

Batuman, Elif. The Idiot. 2017. (Sarah Noack)

May 17, 2017

Jiles, Paulette News of the World. 2016. (Martina Wagner)

May 24, 2017

Mahjain, Karan. The Association of Small Bombs. 2016. (Amira Grotendiek)

May 31, 2017

Joost, Henry & Ariel Schulman. Nerve. Film, 2016. (Mathilde Puret)

Jun 14, 2017

Kalanithi, Paul, and Abraham Verghese When Breath Becomes Air. 2016. (Chongyang Zhou)

Jun 21, 2017

Faludi, Susan. In the Darkroom. 2016. (Kristin Strauß)

Jun 28, 2017

Auster, Paul. 4 3 2 1. 2017. (Nadja Thomsen)

Jul 5, 2017

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Jul 12, 2017

Morten Tyldum & Jon Spaihts. Passengers. Film, 2016. (Nadja Thomsen)

Jul 19, 2017

Jonathan Lethem A Gambler's Anatomy. 2016. (Anne Linde)

Jul 26, 2017

Theodore Melfi. Hidden Figures. Film, 2017. (Mathilde Puret)

Further Options

  • J. S. Foer. Here I Am. 2016.
  • Saunders, George. Lincoln in the Bardo. 2017.
  • Hamid, Mohsin Exit West. 2016.
  • Emily Witt. Future Sex. 2016.
  • Jonathan Lethem A Gambler's Anatomy. 2016.
  • La Farge, Paul. The Night Ocean. 2017.
  • Chazelle, Damien. La La Land. 2016. (Film)
  • Jenkins, Barry Moonlight. 2016.
  • Desmond, Matthew. Poverty and Profit in the American City. 2016.
  • Thompson, Heather Ann. Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy . 2016
  • Ferreiro, Larrie D. Brothers at Arms: American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It. 2016.
  • Warren, Wendy. New England Bound: Slavery and Colonization in Early America
  • Tyldum, Morten. Passengers. 2016. (Film)
  • Nolan, Jonathan & Lisa Joy. Westworld. 2016. (Tv series)
  • Trevor Noah & The Daily Show. 2015. (Comedy show)
  • Melfi, Theodore. Hidden Figures. 2016. (Film)
  • Kendrick Lamar. Damn. 2017. (Music)
  • Bon Iver. 22, A Million. 2016. (Music)
  • Brian Yorkey. 13 Reasons Why. 2017. (Tv series)


Hot Off the Press, Winter 16/17

Oct 19, 2016

Introduction (Dietmar Schloss & Heiko Jakubzik).

Oct 26, 2016

Ann Patchet. Commonwealth. 2016. (Michelle Widmann)

Nov 2, 2016

Don DeLillo. Zero K. 2016. (Deborah Artemeier).

Nov 9, 2016

Emma Cline. Girls. 2016. (Jennifer Cook & Alicja Beckmann).

Nov 16, 2016

The Fulbright Company. Gone Home. 2016. (Jan Eckardt)

Nov 23, 2016

Sam Esmail. Mr Robot. 2015. (Anna Kehres & Jonas Dreher)

Nov 30, 2016

Viet Thanh Nguyen. The Sympathizer (Anna Schudack)

Dec 7, 2016

Colson Whitehead. The Underground Railroad. 2016. (Sira Berkhan & Layla Koch)

Dec 14, 2016

James Hennaham. Delicious Foods. 2016. (Franziska Pentz)

Dec 21, 2016

Jan 11, 2017

Dave Eggers. Heroes of the Frontier. 2016. (Michael Watson)

Jan 18, 2017

Jon Krakauer. Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town. 2016. (Laura Eisenbeißer & Chiara Saltaformaggio)

Jan 25, 2017

Beyoncé. Lemonade. 2016. (Franziska Friedl)

Feb 1, 2017

J. D. Vance. Hillbilly Elegy. 2016. (Dennis Nusser)

Feb 8, 2017

Charlie Brooker. Black Mirror. (TV Series 2011-present). (Miriam Baar & Vi-Anh Le)



Further Options

  • J. S. Foer. Here I Am. 2016.
  • Jill Soloway. Transparent. 2014. (TV series)
  • Emily Witt. Future Sex. 2016. (Essays)
  • Margaret Atwood. Angel Catwood Vol. 1. 2016. (Graphic Novel)
  • Jonathan Lethem. A Gambler's Anatomy. 2016.
  • Ta-Nehisi Coates. Between the World and Me. 2016.
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda Hamilton (Musical, see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wboCdgzLHg). 2015.
  • Wachowski & Straczynski. Sense8. 2015. (TV series)

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