Chronik Archive, Academic Year 2015-2016

Recent and forthcoming contributions of all department members to the field of Germanic Studies.
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May 12-14, 2016
Emily Dreyfus. Talk. "Affective Resonances: Neo-Romantic Aesthetics in Lars von Trier’s Melancholia." Third Annual Boulder Summer Colloquium in German Studies. University of Colorado Boulder. Boulder, Colorado.

May 12-14, 2016
Ethan Blass. Talk: "An Impossible Comparison: Romance as a Link between Goethe and Hitchcock." Third Annual Boulder Summer Colloquium in German Studies. University of Colorado Boulder. Boulder, Colorado.

April 14-16, 2016
Jessica Resvick. Talk. “Goethe’s Circulating Works. Tradition and Transmission in Stifter’s Der Nachsommer.” KFLC: The Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Conference. University of Kentucky. Lexington, Kentucky. 

March 17-20, 2016
Maeve Hooper. Talk: "Framing Zweig: Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel.’” Annual Meeting of the Northeast Modern Language Association. Hartford, Connecticut.

March 17-19, 2016
Amy Stebbins. Talk: "Making a (Re)Entrance: The Performance of Change in Prisoner Rehabilitation." Experiencing Prison 7th Annual Conference. Budapest, Hungary.

March 13-15, 2016
Daniel Carranza. Talk. "Consolations of Form: On the Temporality of Rhyme in Goethe's 'Im ernsten Beinhaus war's'." Schlusspoetik: Goethes Spätwerk. Chicago, IL. 

February 24-26, 2016
Daniel Carranza. Talk. "Rilkes absolute Metapher: Der Fall Jakobson und das Schicksal einer Verallgemeinerung." Strukturalismus, heute. Hannover, Germany.

November 2015
Amy Stebbins. Publication: "'Eine Aufgekratztheit im Theater': Acting the Agon at the Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz." Seminar: A Journal of Germanic Studies, 51. 4. Special Issue: The New Berlin. 

November 26-27, 2015
Mirjam Berg. Talk: "Orientierung als Herausforderung in Tagebuchromanen der literarischen Moderne - Rilke, Hennings, Keun." 6. Graduiertenkonferenz der Vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft zum Thema "Raumirritationen -- Warum nach dem Raum fragen?" University of Vienna, Austria.

Fall 2015
Alex Sorenson. Publication. "‘Mit trauervollem Blick’: The Time of Seeing and Lyric Subjectivity in Rainer Maria Rilke’s ‘Orpheus. Eurydike. Hermes’ and ‘Pietà’”. The German Quarterly 88.4 (Fall 2015).

October 29-31, 2015
Jessica Resvick. Talk: “Reevaluating Fraudulence and Imitation: (Re-) Reading Practices in Gottfried Keller’s ‘Die mißbrauchten Liebesbriefe.’” Faking, Forging, Counterfeiting. Discredited Practices at the Margins of Mimesis. Conference of the Munich Doctoral Program for Literature and the Arts MIMESIS. Centre for Advanced Studies, LMU Munich. Munich, Germany.

October 2, 2015
Tamara Kamatovic. Talk: “Cosmopolitanism and Censorship." Thirty-Ninth Annual Conference of the German Studies Association. Washington, DC. 

October 2, 2015
Jake Fraser. Talk: "Reading in Stereo: Kittler, Kafka, Post-Hermeneutics". Thirty-Ninth Annual Conference of the German Studies Association. Washington, DC. 

August 24-28, 2015
Alex Sorenson. Talk: “The Eye of the Beholder: Ekphrasis and the Longing Subject in Rainer Maria Rilke’s ‘Pietà’ Poems.“ Sixth Biennial Congress of the European Network of Comparative Literary Studies. August 24-28, 2015. Dublin City University and National University of Galway, Ireland.

July 6, 2015
Mirjam Berg. Guest Lecture: "Vom Sehen-Sammeln und Sich-Selbst-Schreiben – Irmgard Keuns Das kunstseidene Mädchen (1932)." Proseminar: Deutsche Großstadt Romane der Moderne, taught by Luisa Banki, M.A.. Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Germany.