KONF: 66th National Postgraduate Colloquium in German Studies, Durham (1.11.2019)

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66th National Postgraduate Colloquium in German Studies


Venue: University of Durham, Institute of Advanced Study

Date:    1 November 2019


All welcome. A £10 registration fee (payable online in advance) is payable by all.


>> Please register at: https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/20239




  9.30-10.00       Registration

10.00-11.00        Panel 1: Re-Examining/Unearthing Forgotten Papers

Tomasz Osoiński (Warsaw/ Łødź): Book Migrations. Interesting Cases from the Łødź University Library
Mathis Gronau (University College London): Becoming the Enemy. German Newspapers in Britain during the July Crisis

11.00-11.30        Coffee

11.30-13.00        Panel 2: Nature, the Environment and Apocalypse

Philipp Ritzen (Düsseldorf): Stories from the Ashes of Mankind. Narrative Strategies for the Apocalypse in Contemporary German Literature
Nursan Celik (Münster): ‘Erdbeben donnert durch der Städte Schoß’: Das Dynamisch-Erhabene im neopathetischen (Früh-)Expressionismus
Clarisa Novello (Aberdeen): A Critique of Modern Capitalism through the Works of the Contemporary German Author Ilija Troyanow

13.00-14.15        Lunch (own arrangements)

14.15-15.15        Panel 3: Contemporary Linguistic Identities
Louis Cotgrove (Nottingham): Youth Language Online: A Corpus Linguistic Study of YouTube Comments
Jamie Green (Oxford): A Multilingual Identity? The Languages of South Tyrol and their Influence on Contemporary South Tyrolean Identity

15.15-15.30        Break

15.30-16.30        Panel 4: Constructions of Gender
Rhoslyn Beckwith (Swansea): The Afterlives of Queen Luise of Prussia (1776-1810)
Denise Henschel (Cambridge): Performative Aesthetics and New Forms of Kinship in Contemporary German Culture

16.30-17.00        Tea

17.00-18:00        Keynote Lecture
  Philippe Lynes (Durham): Derrida's Reading of Heidegger in the Late Seminars


19.00                   Post-Colloquium Dinner (optional/own expense)



Redaktion: Constanze Baum – Lukas Büsse – Mark-Georg Dehrmann – Nils Gelker – Markus Malo – Alexander Nebrig – Johannes Schmidt

Diese Ankündigung wurde von H-GERMANISTIK [Mark-Georg Dehrmann] betreut – editorial-germanistik@mail.h-net.msu.edu