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John McCarthy, Professor of German and Comparative Literature Emeritus, has recently published various edited volumes, articles, and translations. He has also presented research at numerous conferences. Here’s a selected update of all his activities:

Edited Volumes:
The Early History of Embodied Cognition 1740-1920. The Lebenskraft-Debate and Radical Reality in German Science, Music, and Literature. Ed. by John A. McCarthy, Stephanie M. HIlger, Heather L. Sullivan, and Nicholas Saul. Leiden & Boston: Brill and Rodopi, 2016.

Translations:
Lily Raff McCaulou. Rufe der Wildnis. Warum ich zur Jägerin wurde. Übertragen aus dem Amerikanischen von John A. McCarthy, Mitglied der Wissenschaftlichen Kommission der Bayerischen Akademie für Jagd und Natur. Stuttgart: Franckh-Kosmos Verlag, October 2018. 335 pages. (Original Title: Call of the Mild: How I Learned to Hunt my own Dinner. A Memoire, 2012).This translation won an award as the “Best Belletristic Book of 2018.”

Essays:
Enlightenment as Process: On Jonathan Israel’s Concept of Radicality” in The Radical Enlightenment in Germany. A Cultural Perspective. Ed. by Carl Niekerk. Amsterdam & New York: Brill | Rodopi, July 2018. Pp. 46-79.

Presentations:
„Nature Writing. Wildnis – Jagd – Frauen. Von jagenden Frauen und schreibenden Naturforschern,“ Amerikahaus München (February 6, 2019).

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