Contact Address:
Prof. Dr. Klaus Mecke
Institut für Theoretische Physik
Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Staudtstraße 7
91058 Erlangen
Phone: +49-9131-85 28441
Fax: +49-9131-85 28444

Contact Address:
Dr. Aura Heydenreich
Germanistik und Komparatistik
Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Bismarckstraße 1b
91054 Erlangen
Phone: +49-9131-85 22978

Working groups

ELINAS has currently the following working groups:

Focus I: Literature and Science. Systematic and Methodological Perspectives

Focus II: Literature and Science. Historical Perspectives – Interrelations of Physics and Literature 1700–2013

Focus III: Writing in Physics – Narration and Metaphor Formation in Physics

Focus IV: Physics in Writing – Physical Models and Theories in Aesthetic, Literary, and Medial Discourses

Former working groups

Discourses of Knowledge in the Early Modern Period on the Threshold between the Philosophy of Nature and Literature
Freiburg (Anglistik), Wilms (Astronomy)
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Disciplinary Differentiation around 1800
Illi (German Philology), Lubkoll (German Philology), Mecke (Physics)
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Discourses of knowledge around 1900: Quantum Theory / Epistemology / Poetics
Heydenreich (German Philology), Illi (German Philology), Kley (American Literary Studies), Mecke (Physics), Meusburger (Physics/Mathematics)
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Open Questions around 2000 – Particles and Cosmos
Heydenreich (German Philology), Kley (American Literary Studies), Meusburger (Physics/Mathematics), Wilms (Astronomy)
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Physical Knowledge and Literary Genres
Heydenreich (German Philology), Lubkoll (German Philology), Mecke (Physics), Meusburger (Physics/Mathematics)
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