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Beate Möller

Die Unabhängigkeitsbestrebungen Kataloniens von Spanien bilden ein wiederkehrendes, politisch brisantes Thema in ganz Europa. In diesem Zusammenhang untersucht diese Studie die Wurzeln regionaler Darstellungen in der Literatur der spanischen Aufklärung auf der diskursiven Ebene und zeigt die Herausbildung politisch-ökonomischer Interessen einzelner Provinzen im Kontext des spanischen Reformprojekts des 18. Jahrhunderts auf.

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Unsettling Education

Searching for Ethical Footing in a Time of Reform

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Edited by Brian Charest and Kate Sjostrom

Unsettling Education: Searching for Ethical Footing in a Time of Reform offers a counter-narrative to the prevailing orthodoxies of schooling and school reform that conflate education and learning with that which can be measured on state-mandated examinations. Despite the push to "settle" the purposes of teaching and schooling in ways that see education as the teaching of a discrete set of skills that align with standardized exams, there are teachers and students who continue to resist standardization and whose stories suggest there are many ways to organize schools, design curriculum, and understand the purposes of education. Unsettling Education shares stories of how teachers have resisted state and local mandates to teach to the test in dehumanizing ways, how such teachers have sought to de-commodify educational spaces, how they have enacted their ethical commitments to students and communities, and how they have theorized such practices, sometimes even reconsidering their roles as teachers and the very purposes of schooling. Volume contributors offer concrete ways in which teachers might challenge the structures of schooling to reveal the full humanity and potential of students through different forms of resistance pedagogy, institutional critiques, and critical self-reflection. Featuring a wide range of voices and contexts, the collections’ chapters blend story and theory, resulting in a volume both accessible and thought-provoking to varied audiences—from undergraduate students of education and concerned citizens to veteran educators, teacher educators, administrators, and policymakers.

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По(с)ле стихов.

О некоторых тенденциях в современной русскоязычной поэзии (на материале А. Сен-Сенькова и группы «Орбита»)

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Edited by Massimo Maurizio

В русскоязычном поэтическом пространстве последней четверти века можно наблюдать целый ряд тенденций писательских стратегий, так или иначе направленных на определение места и роли пишущего (но не только) субъекта в мире возникших после крушения СССР «сценариев» (Кукулин). На примере творчества А. Сен-Сенькова и группы «Орбита» мы обращаем внимание на выразительные, формальные и композиционные средства, с помощью которых авторы пытаются снова ре-индивидуализировать (Кузьмин) личное высказывание и модальности самовыражения в контексте «постправды» и «текучей» современности.

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How Stories Teach Us

Composition, Life Writing, and Blended Scholarship

Edited by Amy E. Robillard and D. Shane Combs

In How Stories Teach Us: Composition, Life Writing, and Blended Scholarship, Amy E. Robillard and D. Shane Combs leave behind the debate between the personal and the academic in composition studies in order to witness what happens when composition scholars allow both the personal and the academic to act upon them in the stories they tell. The editors and contributors, in blending their scholarship, celebrate the influence of life writing on their work and allow the contexts of their lives and the urgency of their stories to blend together for a range of approaches to scholarship and essay writing. This blended scholarship features scholars and teachers dealing with loss, grief, illness, trauma, depression, abuse, gender identity, and the ravages of time. How Stories Teach Us is both a challenge and an invitation to composition scholars to pursue a fuller and more robust approach to their scholarship and life stories. It is also an invitation to teachers of composition to open up the potentials of blended scholarship to the students they teach.

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Antje Franz

Als Folge der mehr als 120-jährigen Teilungszeit galten in Polen nach 1918 fünf verschiedene Zivilrechte. Die Verabschiedung eines Obligationsgesetzbuches 1933 war ein wesentlicher Schritt zur innerstaatlichen Rechtsvereinheitlichung. Die Bedeutung des deutschen Rechts in diesem Prozess wird in dem vorliegenden Buch am Beispiel des Leistungsstörungsrechts untersucht. Anhand ausgewählter Faktoren werden die Rahmenbedingungen damaliger polnischer Gesetzgebung beleuchtet, die durch die unterschiedliche Entwicklung der ehemaligen drei Teilungsgebiete geprägt waren. Die Autorin nimmt auch auf die Biographien der Gesetzesautoren Bezug. Eine Auswertung des damaligen deutschen Schrifttums zeigt zudem, dass das Gesetz in der deutschen Rechtswissenschaft positiv wahrgenommen wurde.

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Edited by Ryan Lizardi

From explorations of video game series to Netflix shows to Facebook timelines, Subjective Experiences of Interactive Nostalgia helps readers understand what it is actually like to be nostalgic in a world that increasingly asks us to interact with our past. Interdisciplinary authors tackle the subject from historical, philosophical, rhetorical, sociological, and economic perspectives, all the while asking big questions about what it means to be asked to be active participants in our own mediated histories. Scholars and pop culture enthusiasts alike will find something to love as this collection moves from a look at traditional interactive media, such as video games, to nostalgia within all things digital and ends with a rethinking of the potentials of nostalgia itself.

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Marcel Goeke

Die Finanzbehörden haben in jüngerer Zeit in einigen Fällen Rechtsbehelfe der Steuerpflichtigen gegen deren Steuerbescheide zum Anlass genommen, die streitigen Beträge gegen deren Willen auszusetzen. Ein solches Vorgehen ist aus staatlicher Sicht mit Blick auf die bei Unterliegen des Rechtsbehelfsführers verwirkten Aussetzungszinsen in kapitalmarktferner Höhe (6 % p.a.) lukrativ, wohingegen letzterem neben dem Aussetzungszinsrisiko die Chance auf eigene Zinsansprüche im Obsiegensfalle in selbiger Höhe genommen wird. Der Autor untersucht diese atypische Aussetzungssituation. Er prüft, ob eine solche aufgedrängte Aussetzung der Vollziehung generell ermessensfehlerhaft ist und welche Auswirkungen das Zusammenspiel zwischen Aussetzungs-, Zinsfestsetzungs- und Zinsverzichtsverfahren für die Rechtsschutzmöglichkeiten des Betroffenen hat.

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A Revolutionary Subject

Pedagogy of Women of Color and Indigeneity

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Lilia D. Monzó

A Revolutionary Subject: Pedagogy of Women of Color and Indigeneity is a call to radical educators, grassroots organizers, and others on the left to recognize the enormous historical legacy of and potential for revolutionary praxis that exists among Women of Color and Indigeneity. This book revitalizes Marx’s dialectics to challenge class-reductionism, highlighting a class struggle that is also necessarily anti-racist, anti-sexist, and against all forms of oppression.

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Bible – Pastorale – Didactique/Bible – Pastoral – Didactics

"Animatio biblica totius actionis pastoralis" « La Parole de Dieu est à l’œuvre en vous, les croyants » (1Th, 2,13)/“God’s Word is at Work in You Who Believe”

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Edited by Daniel Laliberté and Georg Rubel

C’est dans une salle de classe du Grand séminaire de Luxembourg qu’a été forgée en 1993, par un groupe de travail de la Fédération biblique catholique, l’expression animation biblique de toute la pastorale. Or cette expression a pris une portée majeure depuis qu’elle a fait son chemin jusque dans un texte officiel de l’Église, Verbum Domini, où elle apparaît comme source de la « rencontre personnelle avec le Christ qui se communique à nous dans sa Parole » (VD 73). En hommage à cet héritage, la Luxembourg School of Religion & Society organisait en ses murs un colloque articulé autour de deux questions : peut-on donner une définition consensuelle de l’animation biblique de toute la pastorale ? Et comment faudrait-il transformer les programmes de formation théologique afin qu’ils habilitent les agents pastoraux à implanter dans leur milieu cette animation biblique de toute la pastorale ?

The expression Biblica animatio totius actionis pastoralis, which is now part of the Magisterium of the Catholic Church since its appearance in Verbum Domini, was first created in Luxembourg in 1993, during a meeting of the Catholic biblical federation. The Luxembourg School of Religion & Society organized, as a tribute to this legacy, a Conference articulated around two questions: is it possible to come to a consensual definition of biblical animation of the whole pastoral life? And how should theological training programs be transformed, so that they empower the pastoral agents to implement this pastoral vision in their Christian communities?

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Mutating Idylls

Uses and Misuses of the Locus Amoenus in European Literature, 1850-1930

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Edited by Carsten Meiner

Mutating Idylls examines the surprising presence of the antique literary topos of the idyllic landscape, the locus amoenus, in European literature from the latter half of the 19th century. The book sets out to identify how this topos, which for many obvious reasons has no place in politically and socially realistic and naturalist literature, actually does have a role to play. Chapters on central 19th century authors like Flaubert and Zola, Fontane, Verga and Hamsun, Austen, Eliot and Wilde, Jiménez, Cernuda, and Galdós demonstrate both the presence and the multiple refunctionalizations of the locus amoenus. The theoretical aim of Mutating Idylls is to rehabilitate the notion of literary topos. This feature is present in the introduction as a possibility in literary studies today. The articles all argue in the direction of a notion of topos, which is more flexible than the one Curtius defines along the lines of formula or cliché. In this way, the book intervenes in at least three major fields of study: 19th century studies, classical philology, and literary theory. Through empirical analyses covering diverse authors who all, more or less unconsciously, use the locus amoenus, Mutating Idylls offers a new understanding of the culture of writing in the 19th century and contributes to literary theory a rehabilitation of the important notion of the topos.