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Prof. Dr. Hubert Zapf


Hubert Zapf is an Americanist and Co-Director of Environmental Humanities at the University of Augsburg, Germany. He is a faculty and board member of the joint Augsburg-Munich International Doctorate Program Rethinking Environment: The Environmental Humanities and the Ecological Transformation of Society, funded by the Elite Network of Bavaria.

His main areas of research are Anglo-American and Comparative Literature, Cultural Ecology, Literary Theory and History, and the Environmental Humanities.

His publications include Literature and Science. Ed. Anglia 2015; Handbook of Ecocriticism and Cultural Ecology. Ed. De Gruyter 2016; Literature as Cultural Ecology: Sustainable Texts. Bloomsbury 2016; “Ecological Thought in Europe and Germany.” Global History of Literature and Environment. Eds. John Parham and Louise Westling. Cambridge University Press 2017: 269-285; “Literature, Sustainability, and Survival.” The Value of Literature. Eds. Vera and Ansgar Nünning. Research in English and American Literature 36 (2020): 261-274; ”Ecology in American Literature.“ (With Timo Müller).Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science. Oxford University Press, forthcoming)


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