Chronik Archive, Academic Year 2013-2014

Recent contributions of all department members to the field of Germanic Studies.
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July 4-6, 2013
Bastian Reinert. Talk: "'Da spricht einer, der nicht dazugehört und nicht dazugehören darf.' Zu den Celan-Zitaten bei Elfriede Jelinek." Conference: "Intertextuelle und interkulturelle Dimensionen literarischer Celan-Referenzen: Prozesse einer Traditionsbildung in der Moderne." Johannes Gutenberg Universität, Mainz, Germany.

July 10, 2013
Bastian Reinert. Talk: "Spiele vom Ende - Ende vom Spiel: Zum Nachleben bei Samuel Beckett." Deutsches Literaturarchiv Marbach am Neckar, Germany.

July 11, 2013
David E. Wellbery. Talk: “Zum Begriff des Morphoms im Ausgang von Mukarovsky und Fichte.” Forschungskolleg Morphomata, Cologne, Germany.

July 20, 2013
Mirjam Berg. Talk: “Boredom and Its Manifestation in Interior Spaces.” XX. Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association. Université de Paris-Sorbonne, Paris, France.

July 23, 2013
Arata Takeda. Talk: “Postculturalism: A Pragmatist Answer to ‘Why Comparative Literature?’” XX. Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association. Université de Paris-Sorbonne, Paris, France.

July 24, 201
David E. Wellbery. Talk: “Der Takt des Prosaikers. Zu Nietzsches Stilbegriff.” Conference: Die Farben der Prosa, Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität, Munich, Germany.

July 25, 2013
Mirjam Berg. Talk: "Sammeln als Erosion des Interieurs. Ein Vergleich zwischen Benjamins Figur des Sammlers und Max Frischs Herr Geiser in Der Mensch erscheint im Holozän." Conference: "Räume räumen. Vom Aneignen, Verändern und Verlassen des literarischen Raums. Internationaler Workshop für NachwuchswissenschaftlerInnen." Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany. 

September 8, 2013
Florian Klinger. Talk: "Was ist Form?" Keynote Lecture at Eikones Summer School 2013. Basel, Switzerland.

September 26-29, 2013
Amy Stebbins. Panel Discussant: "Podium on the Legacy of Brecht and Benjamin for Theatre and Theory." Conference: "Denken (auf) der Bühne." Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität, Frankfurt.

October 3-6, 2013
Anthony Mahler. Talk: “Soul Food: Goethe’s ‘Bekenntnisse einer schönen Seele’ as Dietetic Technology.” Thirty-Seventh Annual Germanic Studies Association Conference. Denver, Colorado.

October 3-6, 2013
Alex H. Sorenson. Talk: "Recognition, Remembrance, and the Presence of Loss in Christoph Meckel's Licht." Thirty-Seventh Annual Conference of the German Studies Association. Denver, Colorado.

October 3-6, 2013
Joela Jacobs. Talk: "Verbrechen wider die Natur: Literary Production and Censorship in the Case of Oskar Panizza." Thirty-Seventh Annual Conference of the German Studies Association. Denver, Colorado. 

October 3-6, 2013
Mirjam Berg. Talk: "Gehen, Sehen, Sprechen: Practices of Everyday Life in Stifter's Novella Granit (1852)." Thirty-Seventh Annual Conference of the German Studies Association. Denver, Colorado.

October 3-6, 2013
Peter Erickson. Talk: "Erläuterungen... der Ascetik durch Beobachtungen aus der Seelenlehre: Jacob Friedrich Abel and Religious Conversion in the Late Enlightenment." Thirty-Seventh Annual Conference of the German Studies Association. Denver, Colorado.

October 4, 2013
Florian Klinger. Talk: "To Make That Judgment. The Pragmatism of Gerhard Richter." Symposium on Judgment. Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.

October 25-26, 2013
Peter Erickson. Talk: "An Enlightenment Critique of Religious Conversion: Johann Joachim Spalding's Gedanken über den Werth der Gefühle in dem Christenthum." Conference: "Ways of Knowing." Harvard University Divinity School, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

October 31, 2013
David E. Wellbery. Talk: “Die Idee der Literaturwissenschaft.” Lecture on the Occasion of the 150th Anniversary of the Germanistisches Seminar at the Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn.

November 8, 2013
Amy Stebbins. Working Group Submission: "Stepping out of the Role: The Art & Politics of Ausstieg in Christoph Schlingensief's Hamlet." American Society for Theatre Research. Dallas, Texas.

November 29, 2013
Andrea Wald. Talk: "Wir sind Heilkräuter selber: Von Blumenkaisern, grünen Rebellen und der sehr großen Lebendigkeit des Einzelbildes." Workshop (organized by Andrea Wald und Marion Mang): "Weltkrieg und Welttheater. Politische und ästhetische Dimensionen in Hugo von Hofmannsthals Turm-Dramen," Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria.

January 9-12, 2014
Andrea Wald. Panel Organization and Moderation: "The Written Image. Allegory as Reflection between Ornament and Sign." 129th Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois. 

January 11, 2014
Florian Klinger. Talk: "Justice According to Kleist." Panel Organization: "Literature and Justice." 129th Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois.

January 16, 2014
Sunny Yudkoff. Talk: "Consuming Sholem Aleichem: Disease, Persona, Legacy." Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois.

February 20-21, 2014
Alex H. Sorenson. Talk: "‘Sag ihm die Dinge:’ Transience, Transformation, and Paean in Rilke’s Ninth Elegy." Conference: What is a Thing? Key Responses in Modern German Literature and Thought. University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.

February 22, 2014
Emily Dreyfus. Talk: 'Spielt da nicht wer?’ Musical Reverberations in Arthur Schnitzler’s Fräulein Else. 4th annual German Graduate Student Association, Vanderbilt University. Nashville, Tennessee.

February 28-March 1, 2014
Maeve Hooper. Talk: "'Going in Circles:' Structural Repetition in Stifter’s Bergkristall." 21st Annual German Graduate Studies Conference, University of Virginia. Charlottesville, Virginia. 

March 11, 2014
Florian Klinger. Talk: "Form as Judgment." German Studies: New Perspectives Seminar. Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachussetts.

March 18-23, 2014
Peter Erickson.  Talk: "Adapting Christian Tragedy for the Enlightenment Stage: Lessing, Wieland, Cronegk." Annual meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Williamsburg, Virginia.

March 20, 2014
Amy Stebbins. Talk: "Being Richard: History, Myth and the Biopic." Society for Cinema and Media Studies. Seattle, Washington.

March 20-23, 2014
Tamara Kamatović. Talk: "The Puszta: A Central European Landscape." Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association. New York, New York. 

March 20-23, 2014
Jessica Resvick. Talk: "Temporal Reframings of Home in Walter Benjamin's 'Moscow' and Vladimir Nabokov's 'A Guide to Berlin.'" Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association. New York, New York.

March 21-22, 2014
Anthony Mahler. Talk: "The Legibility of the Bowels: Georg Christoph Lichtenberg’s Coprophagic Note-Taking." Conference: "Gall and Guts: Entrails and Digestion in the Long Eighteenth Century." Paris, France.

March 24, 2014
Florian Klinger. Talk: "Pragmatic Force." Conference: "Form und Kraft 1800/1900." Basel, Switzerland.

March 24, 2014
Andrea Wald. Talk: "Lebensteppich Ornament. Zur Genese einer Form um 1900." Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften (IFK). Vienna, Austria.

March 27-29, 2014
Anthony Mahler. Talk: "Harsdörffer's Dietetic and Poetic Moderation." Sixtieth Annual Renaissance Society of America Meeting. New York, New York.

March 30-April 2, 2014
Peter Erickson. Talk: "'Ist es rathsam Missethäter durch Geistliche [...] zur Hinrichtung begleiten zu lassen?' Gotthilf Samuel Steinbart’s Enlightenment Critique of Gallows Conversions." Erster Internationaler Kongress zur Erforschung der Theologischen Aufklärung. Münster, Germany.

April 17, 2014
Florian Klinger. Talk: "What is Form?" Philosophical Reading Group. Stanford University, Palo Alto, California.

May 2, 2014
Joela Jacobs. Roundtable: "Environmental Studies vs. Animal Studies." Animal // Environment: A Multidisciplinary Symposium. Stanford University, Palo Alto, California.

May 27, 2014
Andrea Wald. Online Publication: "Lebensteppich Ornament. Zur Genese einer Form um 1900." Recherche - Zeitung für Wissenschaft.

June 2014
Robert Neiser. Publication: "Der Dichter und die Gemeinschaft seiner Leser. Wilhelm Raabes 'Einer aus der Menge.'" Jahrbuch der Raabe-Gesellschaft, 2014.

June 20, 2014
Amy Stebbins. Libretto/Dramaturgy: "Musical Land." Deutsche Oper Berlin. Berlin, Germany.