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Risk Fiction with S. Mayer and J. Cortiel

Risk Fiction with S. Mayer and J. Cortiel

Update: 2019-02-27
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The second episode of this podcast is inspired by the project “Contemporary American Risk Fiction” at the University of Bayreuth. The two professors behind it, Prof. Dr. Jeanne Cortiel and Prof. Dr. Sylvia Mayer, are talking about the underlying theories, the standing of risk as a category in literary studies, and their inspirations for the project.
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Featuring

Prof. Dr. Sylvia Mayer http://www.americanstudies.uni-bayreuth.de/de/team/Mayer_Sylvia/index.php

Prof. Dr. Jeanne Cortiel http://www.amerikanistik.uni-bayreuth.de/de/team/Cortiel_Dr_Jeanne/index.php

Verena Adamik https://vadamik.wordpress.com/

Projects and Papers mentioned

 http://www.amerikanistik.uni-bayreuth.de/de/DFG_project/index.html

Arnoldi, Jacob. Risk: An Introduction. Key Concepts. 2009.

Beck, Ulrich. Weltrisikogesellschaft. 2007. (amongst others)

Berlant, Lauren. Cruel Optimism. 2011.

Douglas, Mary, and Aaron Wildavsky. Risk and Culture: An Essay on the Selection of Technological and Environmental Dangers. 1983.

Ghosh, Amitav. The Great Derangement. Climate Change and the Unthinkable. 2016.

Giddens, Anthony. Consequences of Modernity.1990.

Heise, Ursula. Sense of Place, Sense of Planet. The Environmental Imagination of the Global. 2008. 

Höpker, Karin. “Frederick Douglass’s ’The Heroic Slave’ – Risk, Fiction, and Insurance in Antebellum America.” Amerikastudien 60.4 (2016).

Lupton, Deborah. Risk. 1999.

Mohun, Arwen P. Risk: Negotiating Safety in American Society. 2013.

Nixon, Rob. Slow Violence. 2011.

Rosen, Elizabeth. Apocalyptic Transformation: Apocalypse and the Postmodern Imagination. 2008.

Slovic, Paul. The Perception of Risk. 2000. (among others)

Slovic, Scott. Going Away to Think: Engagement, Retreat, and Ecocritical Responsibility. 2008. (among others)

Sontag, Susan. “The Imagination of Disaster.” Commentary, Oct. 1965. https://www.commentarymagazine.com/articles/the-imagination-of-disaster/

Wallace, Molly. Risk Criticism: Precautionary Reading in an Age of Environmental Uncertainty. 2016. https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=ku01.r2_6;view=1up;seq=1

Music Intro/Outro

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Risk Fiction with S. Mayer and J. Cortiel

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