Subject area Cultural Studies

Subject area

The cultural studies and humanities-inspired programme of Tectum Verlag offers a rich publication environment for works from the fields of linguistics and literary studies (German, English, Romance studies), musicology, art studies, theatre studies, religious studies and criticism of religion, sports studies as well as history, philosophy and ethnology/anthropology. Our books are published as high-quality individual titles or as part of the approximately 30 cultural studies publication series, which are edited by internationally renowned editors. Numerous series are transdisciplinary or interdisciplinary.

Kulturwissenschaft
Kulturwissenschaft

Publication Series

AGENT
Edited by Prof. Dr Kati Röttger and Prof. Dr Bram Van Oostveldt

The book series AGENT New Theses in Performance Research aims to provide a public forum for the dissemination of excellent research in the field of Theatre and Performance Studies. It encourages outstanding young researchers to contribute their Master and PhD dissertations focussing on topics related to dramaturgy, dance, theatre and performance in global and historical contexts, as well as music theatre, video art, installation art, activist performances and digital theatre. These works are written in English or Dutch and are informed by philosophical approaches to aesthetics and ethics, by sociological and political concepts as well as critical postcolonial, queer and gender theories. Access to such research texts brings a knowledge of historiographical and theoretical foundations to the public. AGENT. New Thesis in Performance Research is a co-operation between Belgium and The Netherlands – two countries internationally known for their innovative and radical forms of experimental theatre. The editors of this series, Prof. Dr. Kati Röttger (chair of the Institute of Theatre Studies at the University of Amsterdam) and Prof. Dr. Bram van Oostveldt (Professor for Performance Studies at the University of Gent) champion international work on theatre and performance and promote its mediation in English, Dutch and German languages.

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Anwendungsorientierte Religionswissenschaft
Edited by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Wolfram Reiss and Prof. Dr. Ulrike Bechmann

Religions and interreligious relations play an increasingly important role in society, in national politics and in many international conflicts. The series aims to address topics that are of current political relevance. It questions common distorted images and prejudices, analyses the discourse on religious topics and provides background information on the history of religion in fields of conflict in European and non-European countries in order to make the breadth of knowledge in religious studies and social sciences on a current topic heard in society and politics.

The series serves as a platform for young scholars from various disciplines who intend their research to make a practical contribution to religious discourse on current issues.

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Darmstädter Arbeiten zur Literaturwissenschaft und Philosophie
Edited by Prof. Dr Matthias Luserke-Jaqui and Prof. Dr Gerhard Gamm

The Darmstadt Papers on Literary Studies and Philosophy Darmstadt Papers on Literary Studies and Philosophy.

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Dresdner Schriften zur Musik
Published by the Carl Maria von Weber University of Music. The responsible series editor is the current chairman of the doctoral committee, Prof. Dr. phil. habil. Matthias Herrmann

The series of the Carl Maria von Weber University of Music ties in with the historically evolved and still outstanding position of music in Dresden.

The series is by no means thematically fixed; it is also open to conference reports and publications by professors working at the institution.

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Dynamiken der Vermittlung: Koblenzer Studien zur Germanistik
Edited by Prof. Dr Uta Schaffers, Prof. Dr Pamela Steen, Prof. Dr Eva L. Wyss, apl. Prof. Dr Hajo Diekmannshenke, Prof. Dr Wolf-Andreas Liebert, Prof. Dr Dr Stefan Neuhaus

The concept of the series responds to the multiplication of forms of life which, in the context of progressive differentiation, medialisation and globalisation, has led to a profound change in social conditions and places new demands on the subject of German studies.

The aim of the interdisciplinary series is to reflect on the unfolding forms and mediation processes of language and literature in their dynamic of mediation, also and especially in the mass media, from the perspectives of a German Studies oriented towards cultural studies.

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Ethik und Moral
Edited by Sebastian Schleidgen, M. A.

The series Ethics and Morals is dedicated to classical and new questions of theoretical and applied ethics as well as moral reasoning and metaethics. It presents current research results by outstanding philosophers, but is not only aimed at a specialised philosophical audience, but also at interested laypersons.

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Frankfurter Wagner-Kontexte
Published by the Richard Wagner Society Frankfurt am Main

With the publication series Frankfurter Wagner-Kontexte, the Richard-Wagner-Verband Frankfurt am Main has expanded its scholarship programme, which has so far focused on supporting young stage artists. By awarding an annual publication scholarship, a musicological and high-quality contribution to Richard Wagner research is made. The range of topics is deliberately broad. The only requirement is that the primarily funded dissertations must guarantee a concrete context to the composer Richard Wagner.
Kleine Mainzer Schriften zur Theaterwissenschaft
Edited by Prof. Dr Peter W. Marx and Univ.-Prof. Dr Friedemann Kreuder

The series provides insights into the most current trends in international theatre studies research. It serves as a forum for the publication of first, particularly excellent research papers by young academics.

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kommunikation & kultur
A series of publications by the Institute for the History of Communication and Applied Cultural Studies at the Free University of Berlin, edited by Prof. Dr. Hermann Haarmann and PD Dr. Falko Schmieder.

communication & culture already signals in its title what it is about: The series aims to discuss and promote debates in the theory and history of science on the most diverse aspects of the intertwining of communication and culture.

It aims to open up communication studies to questions and methods of cultural studies, its history of science and knowledge.

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KONTEXT: Kunst – Vermittlung – Kulturelle Bildung
Edited by Prof. Dr. Jutta Ströter-Bender

This series provides access to current contributions on art and cultural education from the teaching and research workshop on art education and cultural heritage at the University of Paderborn in the subject of art. It combines basic knowledge with introductions to unusual ranges of topics that are nevertheless compatible with the curricula. The diverse topics from the fields of art, culture, cultural heritage and cultural diversity are presented with concrete suggestions for theoretical and practical art education in the classroom, in youth and adult education and in innovative projects. They offer further perspectives and impulses – also for teachers of other subjects.

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Kulturanalysen
Edited by Prof. Dr Ulrike Prokop

The series brings together selected academic contributions on depth hermeneutics. It emerged from the journal of the same name published by the Alfred Lorenzer Society in Marburg and presents political and social topics from a psychoanalytical perspective. Focal points include media analysis, gender, consequences of social inequality, migration, xenophobia. In the tradition of critical theory, the series aims to promote social criticism, self-reflection and commitment to anti-capitalist utopias.

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Landauer Beiträge zur Kultur- und Sozialanthropologie
Edited by Prof. Dr. Werner Sesselmeier

At the University of Koblenz-Landau, the establishment of a regular public lecture series by the Department of Cultural and Social Sciences is an integral part of the event culture.

In lecture series, interdisciplinary topics are examined from the perspective of a wide range of disciplines.

The Landau Contributions to Cultural and Social History is a new series that aims to document the results of these lecture series on a regular basis.
Literatur – Kultur – Text
Kleine Schriften zur Literaturwissenschaft

Edited by Prof. Dr phil. Axel Dunker

This series of smaller works by younger literary scholars provides exemplary contributions to the cultural-scientific contextualisation of literary studies and at the same time offers a forum for publishing the research results of excellent university theses.

The theoretical horizon of the works in this series is open: it ranges from discourse analysis to aspects of postcolonial and gender studies to attempts to combine hermeneutic with post-structuralist approaches.

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Literatur kompakt
Edited by Prof. Dr Gunter E. Grimm

The series is geared to the needs of students of literary studies and German studies and at the same time addresses students of upper secondary schools as well as interested readers: prepared by didactically experienced experts in a concentrated form, they receive a precise and fact-filled presentation. The changed learning and reception habits form the basis for the visually appealing design and structure of the volumes.

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Literatur und Medien
Edited by Prof. Dr Volker Wehdeking, Prof. Dr Christof Hamann, Prof. Dr Gunter E. Grimm and Prof. Dr Rolf Parr

The connection between literary studies and media studies issues is of current, rapidly increasing relevance. Particularly excellent theses from the Stuttgart Media University (HdM) and the University of Duisburg-Essen link research on international contemporary literature with aspects of intermediality and media change.

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Marburger Beiträge zur Kirchlichen Zeitgeschichte
Edited by Prof. Dr Jochen-Christoph Kaiser in conjunction with Prof. Dr Thomas K. Kuhn, Prof. Dr Rolf-Ulrich Kunze and Dr Roland Löffler

The series concentrates on the field of contemporary ecclesiastical history, including the 19th century. The focal points of the content include the general history of the churches and their subordinate organisations, the history of missions, diaconia and piety, as well as the development of religious-social currents.

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Nova Classica
Marburger Fundus für Studium und Forschung in der Altertumswissenschaft

Edited by Prof. Dr Boris Dunsch, Dr Rainer Nickel & Felix M. Prokoph

The aim of the Nova Classica series is to make central but poorly accessible titles from classical studies accessible again through reprints and – if possible – revised new editions.

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Schriften aus dem Nachlass Wolfgang Harichs
Edited by Dr Andreas Heyer

Wolfgang Harich (1923-1995) ranks among the important and disputatious intellectuals of the 20th century.

Friends with György Lukács, Bertolt Brecht and Ernst Bloch, he worked as a philosopher, historian, literary scholar and through his practical political commitment. The latter led to his arrest in 1956 for forming a “counter-revolutionary group” and his sentencing to ten years in prison. Harich’s posthumous writings are published for the first time in a sixteen-volume edition that reflects the rich oeuvre of this undogmatic lateral thinker in all its breadth. The edition pays tribute to Wolfgang Harich as a philosopher, literary historian, feature writer, and practical campaigner for German unity and ecological reorientation.

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Religionen aktuell
Edited by Prof. Dr Dr Bertram Schmitz

The series takes up contemporary topics in the study of religions. The authors of this series provide access to current, practice-relevant topics from their fields of research from the perspective of religious studies.

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Religionswissenschaft und Religionskritik
Edited by Prof. Dr Horst Junginger and Dr Katharina Neef

With reference to the metaperspective developed in the study of religions, the series brings together dissertations, monographs and anthologies that critically engage with the subjects of the general history of religions at a high level.

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Schriften des Dresdner Kreuzchores
Published on behalf of the Dresdner Kreuzchor by Prof. Dr phil. habil. Matthias Herrmann

The writings of the Dresdner Kreuzchor are dedicated to one of the most traditional boys’ choirs of world renown. The Dresdner Kreuzchor is in its eighth century of existence and has helped write Dresden, Saxon and German musical history. Its sound culture has become a trademark and its repertoire reflects the great epochs of Western culture.

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Studien zu Literatur und Film der Gegenwart
Edited by Prof. Dr Stefan Neuhaus

The series focuses on what is closest to us today – contemporary literature and film. It includes not only works considered particularly artistic, but also popular reading and film material, texts and films aimed at suspense and entertainment. The films and texts discussed by the works in the series are considered relevant to contemporary literature and film, and thus also to the society and times in which they were created and received.

Proposals for the series are always welcome.

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Studien zur Unterhaltungswissenschaft
Published by the Institute for Theoretical Culture Freiburg

The series Studien zur Unterhaltungswissenschaft (Studies in Entertainment Studies) brings together transdisciplinary research contributions on current phenomena in everyday and popular culture.

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Systematische Musikwissenschaft und Musikkulturen der Gegenwart
Edited by Prof. Dr Claudia Bullerjahn

The series presents the results of musicological research and scientific colloquia at the Institute for Musicology and Music Education at the Justus Liebig University Giessen.

The series addresses the latest research in the field of systematic musicology (especially music psychology, music sociology and music aesthetics) as well as all current phenomena of contemporary music cultural life and problematises them with a musicological focus.

Popular music and music in the media are also explicitly addressed and examined in an interdisciplinary manner. The series offers self-contained contributions on all forms of music.

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Wissenschaftliche Beiträge aus dem Tectum Verlag: Anglistik
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Wissenschaftliche Beiträge aus dem Tectum Verlag: Ethnologie
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Wissenschaftliche Beiträge aus dem Tectum Verlag: Germanistik
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Wissenschaftliche Beiträge aus dem Tectum Verlag: Geschichtswissenschaft
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Wissenschaftliche Beiträge aus dem Tectum Verlag: Kunstgeschichte
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Wissenschaftliche Beiträge aus dem Tectum Verlag: Literaturwissenschaft
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Wissenschaftliche Beiträge aus dem Tectum Verlag: Musikwissenschaft
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Wissenschaftliche Beiträge aus dem Tectum Verlag: Philosophie
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Wissenschaftliche Beiträge aus dem Tectum Verlag: Religionswissenschaft
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Wissenschaftliche Beiträge aus dem Tectum Verlag: Sprachwissenschaft
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Wissenschaftliche Beiträge aus dem Tectum Verlag: Theologie
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