American Literature


On Thursday June 6, 6pm CET, Verena Laschinger will be presenting in the series of online Freeman lectures ("An Hour with Mary E. Wilkins Freeman"). The talk is entitled "Unruly Analogy in Mary E. Wilkins` (Freeman) 'Understudies'."

Just out! We are happy to announce the publication of a special issue of the Journal of Contemporary Drama in English on the topic of “Theater & Community”. The special issue has been co-edited by Prof. Ilka Saal (Erfurt) and Prof. Johanna Hartmann…

We are please to announce that this year's meeting of the European Study Group of Nineteenth-Century American Literature will take place at the University of Zagreb, Croatia on 8-9 November 2024. The focus of our discussion will be "The Whole Family"…

The upcoming regional colloquy of American Studies in central Germany (Mitteldeutschland) is scheduled to take place at the University of Erfurt on 12 April 2024. We are looking forward to discussing exciting new research projects and…


Verena Ferda
(Literary Studies)
Mitarbeitergebäude 1 / Raum 709
Office hours
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Visiting Address

Universität Erfurt
MG 1, 6th Floor
Nordhäuser Straße 63
99089 Erfurt

Postal Address

Universität Erfurt
Amerikanistik PF 69
Postfach 900 221
99105 Erfurt