International PhD Workshop in American Studies (June 16, 2017)

The American Studies section announces its annual PhD Workshop:


"Current Research in American Studies"
Friday, June 16, 2017
9:00-15:30
at CON 103
(Auf dem Campus 1, 24943 Flensburg, across the entrance of our main building "Oslo").

There is no conference fee, everyone is most cordially invited.
MA students and students interested in pursuing a PhD in English or American Studies are particularly welcome

You will find the detailed program here (link).

Time

Projects

Participants

9:00-9:15

Welcome and Introduction

Birgit Däwes

9:15-11:45

Panel I

Kristina Baudemann (Flensburg),

Imagining the Future in North American Indigenous Arts and Literatures: Skawennati’s TimeTraveller™ and the Future in/of Cyberspace

Patrizia Zanella (Université de Fribourg, Switzerland)

Crossing Borders & Redrawing Boundaries on the Back of the Turtle: The Sovereign Fiction of Louise Erdrich, Thomas King, Tomson Highway, and James Welch.

Alexandra Hauke (University of Vienna, Austria),

"Long Live the Corpse on Page One": Crime, Empire, and the American Imaginary in Indigenous Detective Fiction

11:45-13:15

Lunch Break

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13:15-15:00

Panel III

Philip Gyde Poulsen (SDU Odense, Denmark)

The New Playwrights’ Theatre: Propaganda Theatre, Expressionism, and American Pioneers

Nicole Poppenhagen (EUF)

Dreams of Sandalwood Mountain: Chinese Hawaiian Family Narratives and Pacific (Dis)Contents

15:00-15:15

Conclusion

All Panelists

Organization: Prof. Dr. Birgit Däwes (birgit.daewes-TextEinschliesslichBindestricheBitteEntfernen-@uni-flensburg.de)