Chronik Archive, Academic Year 2014-2015

Recent and forthcoming contributions of all department members to the field of Germanic Studies.
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April 30-May 3, 2015
Mirjam Berg. Talk: “Writing Female Modernity: The Diary Novel in Early 20th Century German Literature.” Annual Meeting of the Northeast Modern Language Association. Toronto, Ontario. 

April 24-25, 2015
Jessica Resvick. Talk: “Goethe’s Reflections of the Gothic in ‘Von deutscher Baukunst 1823’ and ‘Faust II.’” Echoes – Reflections. German Studies Graduate Conference, Brown University. Providence, Rhode Island.

April 11, 2015
Amy Stebbins & Richard Whaling. Performance Lecture: “The Death of Orpheus: gendered voices in Ovid's Metamorphoses.” Second Annual Performance Philosophy Conference: "What Can Performance Philosophy Do?" Chicago Cultural Center. Chicago, IL.

March 26-29, 2015
Joela Jacobs. Talk: "'Hello, This Is Dog.' German Canine Narration and the Modernist Crisis of Language." Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association. Seattle, Washington.

March 26-29, 2015
Maeve Hooper. Talk: "Mediating the Past: Translation and History in the works of C.F. Meyer." Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association. Seattle, Washington.

March 26-29, 2015
Mirjam Berg. Talk: "'Control of Writing and Orientation in Modern German Diary Novels." Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association. Seattle, Washington.

March 6, 2015
Jake Fraser. "Revolution and Restoration: On a Temporal Paradox in Heinrich von Kleist." Revolution and The Real--NYU German Graduate Conference, New York. 

February 15-17, 2015.
Joela Jacobs. Talk: "'An Art Form That Has Become Impossible After Hitler'? Re-evaluating the Literary Grotesque (Groteske) with Scholem, Friedlaender, and Panizza." Fourth Biennial Duke Workshop in German Jewish Studies. Durham, North Carolina.

January 2015.
Joela Jacobs. Publication: "Verbrechen wider die Natur:' Oskar Panizza's First Encounter with Censorship." Protest and Reform in the German Literature and Art of Modernity, 1871-1918, edited by Godela Weiss-Sussex and Charlotte Woodford.

January 2015
Joela Jacobs. Publication: "Assimilating Aliens: Imagining National Identity in Oskar Panizza’s Operated Jew and Salomo Friedlaender’s Operated Goy." Alien Imaginations: Science Fiction and Tales of Transnationalism, edited by Ulrike Küchler, Silja Mähl, and Graeme Stout.

January 8-11, 2015
Alex Sorenson. Talk: "'…in vocem flentium:' Prosopopoeia and Diegetics of Abeyance in Two Poems of Eduard Mörike and Georg Heym." One Hundred and Thirtieth Annual Conference of the Modern Language Association. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

December 2014
Anthony Mahler. Publication: "The Acute Gaze of Argos: Visual Sin and Visual Psychagogy in Bidermann's Cenodoxus." Visual Acuity and the Arts of Communication in Early Modern Germany, edited by Jeffrey Chipps Smith.

November 16, 2014
Sunny Yudkoff. Talk: "Who is Learning Yiddish Today and Why?" The Chicago YIVO Society's Fall 2014 Lecture. Evanston Public Library. Evanston, Illinois.

October 24, 2014
Marcus Lampert. Talk: "Modern Interiority in Goethe's Hermann und Dorothea." The 2014 Atkins Conference of the Goethe Society of North America: Aesthetics and its Institutions in the Age of Goethe." University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

October 23-26, 2014
Anthony Mahler. Talk: "Desirous Enclosures: The Topography and Topoi of Goethe’s Narrated Childhood." The 2014 Atkins Conference of the Goethe Society of North America: "Imagining Worlds: Aesthetics and Its Institutions in the Age of Goethe." University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

October 3-5, 2014
Joela Jacobs. Talk: "'Freiheit, ein kümmerliches Gewächs.' Tier-Epistemologie und die Frage nach der Willensfreiheit in den Hundeerzählungen Franz Kafkas und Oskar Panizzas." Internationale Tagung der deutschen Kafka-Gesellschaft e. V.: "Kafkas Tiere: Kulturwissenschaftliche Lektüren." University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany.

October 2014
Anthony Mahler. Publication: "Jenseits von gesund und krank: Nietzsche’s Dietetics of Self-Overcoming." Beiträge zu Friedrich Nietzsche 16: Ohnmacht des Subjekts, Macht der Persönlichkeit, edited by Christian Benne and Enrico Müller.

September 18-21, 2014
Joela Jacobs. Talk: "'Naturwidrig.' Non-Human Sexual Pathology in Oskar Panizza's Censored Works." Thirty-Eighth Annual Conference of the German Studies Association. Kansas City, Missouri.

September 18-21, 2014
Alex H. Sorenson. Talk: "Hearing das Unerhörte: Sense and the Space of Haunting in Gottfried August Bürger’s Lenore and Heinrich von Kleist’s Das Bettelweib von Locarno." Thirty-Eighth Annual Conference of the German Studies Association. Kansas City, Missouri.

September 5, 2014
Andrea Wald. Talk: "Vorstellung des Dissertationsprojekts 'Ornament. Eine österreichische Befindlichkeit.'" 18. internationale Tagung der Hugo von Hofmannsthal-Gesellschaft. Universität Basel, Switzerland.

August 25-29, 2014
Mirjam Berg. Talk: "Vorstellung des Dissertationsprojekts 'Orientierung als Herausforderung in der Literatur der Moderne.'" Eikones Summer School 2014. Course 2:
 "Media of the Urban: In/Visible Cities." eikones NFS Bildkritik. Basel, Switzerland.