Anna Auguscik

Publications

Academic

  • Kirchhofer, A., and A. Auguscik. "Triangulating the Two Cultures Entanglement: The Sciences and the Humanities in the Public Sphere." Journal of Literature and Science 10. 2 (2017): 26-37. 
  • Auguscik, A. Prizing Debate: The Fourth Decade of the Booker Prize and the Contemporary Novel in the UK. Bielefeld: transcript, 2017.
  • Roxburgh, N., A. Kirchhofer, A. Auguscik. "Universal Narrativity and the Anxious Scientist of the Contemporary Neuronovel." Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature 49.4 (Dec 2016): 71-87. Print.
  • Auguscik, A. "The Institution of Literary Prizes." The Institution of English Literature: Formation and Mediation. Eds. Barbara Schaff, Johannes Schlegel, Carola Surkamp. Göttingen: V&R unipress, 2016. 311-320. Print.
  • Roxburgh, N. and A. Auguscik. "The Eighteenth-Century and the Literary Marketplace." The Handbook of Transatlantic North American Studies. Ed. Julia Straub. Berlin, New York: De Gruyter, 2016. 40-58.
  • Auguscik, A. "The History of the Booker Prize as a History of Problems and Precarious Alliances." Precarious Alliances: Cultures of Participation in Print and Other Media. Eds. Martin Butler, Albrecht Hausmann, and Anton Kirchhofer. Bielefeld: Transcript. 2016. 47-62.
  • Auguscik, A. "Lost in Translation: Literaturpreise im nationalen Literaturbetrieb". Literaturbetrieb. Zur Poetik einer Produktionsgemeinschaft. Eds. Philipp Theisohn and Christine Weder. Paderborn: Fink, 2013. 97-112.
  • Auguscik, A. "Aravind Adiga, The White Tiger (2008): Zwischen Repräsentanz und Kontroverse". Medienobservationen (July 2011): 1-20.

Other

  • "Nachruf Chinua Achebe: Der Nelson Mandela der Literatur". Die Zeit Online. 22.03.2013. Web
  • "Booker Prize: Thomas Cromwell als universaler Held". Die Zeit Online. 17.10.2012. Web
  • "Booker Prize: Jacobson ist ein Meister der Tragikomik". Die Zeit Online. 13.10.2010. Web

Talks

  • planned: "Knowing Antarctica: Expedition Novels as Forms of Literary Re-Enactment" Anglistentag 2018, Bonn.
  • "Empathy and the Scientist Reviewer: Critical Perspectives on Scientist Characters in Contemporary Fiction." EMPATHIES: 11th SLSAeu Conference. University of Basel, 21-24​ June 2017.
  • "Fictional Science Narratives and their Global Dimensions: Media Spheres of the 'Transcultural Science Novel'." Narrating Science: The Power of Stories in the 21st Century. Toronto, 24-27 May 2017.
  • "Fantasies of Control: Genetics and the Fates of Scientists in Contemporary fiction." The British Society for Literature and Science Annual Conference 2016. University of Bristol, April 2017. (with Anton Kirchhofer)
  • "Exploring the Other, Excavating the Self? Representations of Archaeological Digs in Contemporary Expedition Novels."Writing Remains: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on Archaeology and Literature. University of Bristol, 20 January 2017.
  • "In Search of a Common Problem: Matching Interests in Research Collaborations across the Two Cultures". Science Humanities Colloquium. Cardiff University, 3 Dec 2016. (with Anton Kirchhofer)
  • "Canons and Critical Profiles of the Contemporary ‘Science Novel’: Perspectives on Genres, Markets and Media Presence." The British Society for Literature and Science Annual Conference 2016. University of Birmingham, April 2016. (with Anton Kirchhofer)
  • "Evaluating Literature: Prizes, Reviews, Criticism." Ringvorlesung: Kultur und ihre Wissenschaften. CvO University of Oldenburg, 22 Jun 2015.
  • "Visions of the Immoral Scientist: Morality and the Perception of Science in Ian McEwan’s Solar and other Contemporary Climate Change Stories." The British Society for Literature and Science Annual Conference 2015. University of Liverpool, 16-18 Apr 2015. (with Anton Kirchhofer)
  • "Speculative Fiction and the Social and Literary Significance of Plausibility: Debating the Dystopian Science in Margaret Atwood's Oryx and Crake." Fiction Meets Science Workshop: Cultivating Ideas for a New Program, Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Delmenhorst. 18-19 Nov, 2014 (joint paper with Emanuel Herold, Sina Farzin, Anton Kirchhofer)
  • "Macro-level problems, micro-level solutions?" The Reception of Barbara Kingsolver's Flight Behavior in reviews and reading groups." Fiction Meets Science Workshop: Cultivating Ideas for a New Program, Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Delmenhorst. 18-19 Nov, 2014 (joint paper with Sonja Fücker, Uwe Schimank, Anton Kirchhofer)
  • "Neuroscience, Anxiety and Meta-Narrative in Recent British Neuronovels: David Lodge’s Thinks… and Ian McEwan’s Saturday." The British Society for Literature and Science Annual Conference 2014. University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, 10-12 Apr 2014. (with Anton Kirchhofer)
  • "Reviewing the Two Cultures: Discussing Contemporary Fiction in Nature." International Conference on Narrative 2013. Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. 27-29 Jun 2013.
  • "The Human in Nature: The Role of Literature, the Human and the Two Cultures in Leading Science Journals." The British Society for Literature and Science Annual Conference 2013. Cardiff University, Wales, 11-13 Apr 2013.
  • "Performing Authorship between Empowerment and Containment: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Literary Win-Win Situations". Reconfiguring Authorship. Ghent University, Belgium, 15-18 Nov 2012. (with Olaf Simons)
  • "Literature and Fiction in Contemporary Multi-Disciplinary Science Journals". 11th ESSE Conference 2012: Seminar 31. Interconnections Between Literature and Science. Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, 4-8 Sept 2012.
  • "The Institution of Literary Prizes". The Institution of Literature. Georg-August Universität, Göttingen, 30 Aug - 1 Sept 2012.
  • "The History of the Booker Prize as a History of Problems and Precarious Alliances". Prekäre Allianzen. HWK, Delmenhorst, 14-16 Jun 2012.
  • "The Role of the Critic". Ringvorlesung: Kultur und ihre Wissenschaften. CvO University of Oldenburg. 6 Jun 2012.
  • "The Role of Fiction in Multi-Disciplinary Science Journals: A Structured Survey (1990-2010)". BSLS 2012 Conference, Oxford, 12-14 April 2012. (with Anton Kirchhofer)
  • "Science as an Issue in Contemporary Literary Communication." Fiction Meets Science Workshop, Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Delmenhorst, 18 Nov 2011. (with Anton Kirchhofer)
  • "Literature as Communication". A Symposium on Literature as Communication. Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland, 2-3 Sept 2011. (with Olaf Simons)
  • "Reading Postsecular Readings: The Sacred in Literary Texts and the Empowerment of the Critic". Empowerment and the Sacred: An Interdisciplinary Conference. University of Leeds, Institute of Colonial & Postcolonial Studies. 24-26 June 2011.
  • "The Culture of Literary Prizes: Im Wettbewerb um Würdigung". Ringvorlesung: Kultur und ihre Wissenschaften. CvO University of Oldenburg. 15 June 2011.
  • "Aravind Adiga, The White Tiger (2008). Zwischen Repräsentanz und Kontroverse". Workshop Gegenwart kontrovers. Literatur – Musik – Film – Bildende Kunst. LMU Munich. 28 Jul 2009.
  • "Sex & the City of Science: Populärkul­tur aus (Geistes)-­Wissenscha­ftlicher Sicht". Oldenburg: Stadt der Wissenschaft. CvO University of Oldenburg. English Department/American Studies. 29 Jun 2009. (with Maike Engelhardt, Annika McPherson, and Christina Meyer).

 Conferences / Workshops / Events

  • Narrating Science: The Power of Stories in the 21st Century. FMS and University of Guelph Conference. Toronto, 24-27 May 2017. ("Reading and conversation with novelists Allegra Goodman & Karen Joy Fowler", moderation)
  • Beyond the Literary Science Novel? Genres of Narrating Science Novels and the Case of Climate Change Fiction. Workshop. Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Delmenhorst. 16 Dec 2016. (co-organized with Sina Farzin)
  • FMS Writer-Scholar-Scientist Workshop: Carbon Dreams by Susan Gaines. Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Delmenhorst. 13 May 2016.
  • Pippa Goldschmidt and Zoe Beck, The Falling Sky / Weiter als der Himmel. Author reading and discussion. Haus der Wissenschaft, 18 Jun 2015. (moderation)
  • Fiction Meets Science Conference. Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Delmenhorst. 19-21 Nov 2014.
  • Fiction Meets Science II. Workshop. Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Delmenhorst. 12-13 October, 2012.
  • Fiction Meets Science. Workshop. Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Delmenhorst. 18 November 2011.
  • Postsecular Britain? Religion, Culture and Agency. 19. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für das Studium Britischer Kulturen, Oldenburg. 20-22 November 2008. (organized and conducted a student conference wokshop)

Translations

  • with I. Mendoza und S. Grzesinska
  • Jakobson, R.O., "Die Vergangenheit" von Cyprian Norwid. In: Birus, H.; S. Donat (Hgg.), Roman Jakobson. Poesie der Grammatik und Grammatik der Poesie. Sämtliche Gedichtanalysen, Bd. 1. Berlin – New York 2007, S. 355-374.
  • Jakobson, R.O., "Gefühl" von Cyprian Norwid. In: Birus, H.; S. Donat (Hgg.), Roman Jakobson. Poesie der Grammatik und Grammatik der Poesie. Sämtliche Gedichtanalysen, Bd. 1. Berlin – New York 2007, S. 375-394.
  • Jakobson, R.O., Polnische Illustrationen zu "Linguistik und Poetik". In: Birus, H.; S. Donat (Hgg), Roman Jakobson. Poesie der Grammatik und Grammatik der Poesie. Sämtliche Gedichtanalysen, Bd. 2. Berlin – New York 2007, S. 217-236.