Cultural Studies

De Gruyter’s cultural studies list brings together the German tradition of Kulturwissenschaft and Anglophone German studies and cultural studies. Alongside cultural theory, memory studies, conflict studies, film studies, and popular culture, the portfolio also includes theme-based series

such as “Literature and Law” and “Literature and the Natural Sciences.” Our comprehensive list covers all eras from the Middle Ages to the present day, and features both German and English-language texts – making it especially attractive to international scholars.

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We want to know! That’s why we travel to dozens of conferences in all fields world-wide. On our conference overview you will find all the places you can currently meet us, including a brand new virtual booth. This not only gives you the advantage of ordering with conference discounts from the comfort of your home, but also comes with interesting webinars, author interviews and meetings with De Gruyter editors.

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Dr. Anja-Simone Michalski
Dr. Anja-Simone Michalski
Senior Acquisitions Editor Literary and Cultural Studies
+49 (0)30 260 05-186
Robert Forke
Robert Forke
Acquisitions Editor Medieval and Early Modern Studies
+49 (0)30 260 05-368
Myrto Aspioti
Myrto Aspioti
Acquisitions Editor Literary and Cultural Studies
+49 (0)30 260 05-168

Renowned Partners

  • AIDEL – Associazione Italiana di Diritto e Letteratura/Italienischer Verband für Recht und Literatur
  • European Network for Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies
  • ELINAS – Erlanger Forschungszentrum für Literatur- und Naturwissenschaft
  • Kolleg-Forschungsgruppe Cinepoetics – Poetologien audiovisueller Bilder