KONF: 67th National Postgraduate Colloquium in German Studies, London (2.-3.4.2020)

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School of Advanced Study • University of London


67th National Postgraduate Colloquium in German Studies


Thursday, 2 and Friday, 3 April 2020
at the University of London, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU


>> Booking opens 1 March 2020: https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22339




Thursday, 2 April

10.00-10.30        Registration
10.30-11.30        Panel 1: Illuminations: New Readings in German Romanticism

Svenja Glass (University of Kent): Language – Metaphor – Poetry: The Relevance of Mathematics in German Romanticism
Jonny Elling (University of Bristol): ‘Now lending splendour’: Luminous Rivers and the Figure of the Poet in Percy Shelley’s ‘Mont Blanc’ and Novalis’s Heinrich von Ofterdingen

11.30-12.00        Coffee

12.00-13.30        Panel 2: Investigating Archives and Exhibitions
Sophie Bayer (University of Edinburgh): The Ernst Levin Collection
Clare George (Institute of Modern Languages Research, London): An Introduction to the Institute’s Archives

13.30-15.30        Lunch (own arrangements)

15.30-17:00        Panel 3: Outsiders and the Other: Counter-Culture, Marginalisation and Resistance in the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries
Joseph Russo (University of Glasgow): John Henry Mackay's Der Puppenjunge
Francesco Albé (University of Cambridge): ‘Wir sind alle sehr exponiert’: Homosexual German Émigrés during National Socialism
Sifei Qin (University of Erlangen-Nürnberg): Das Außenseitertum im Werk Wilhelm Raabes

17.00-17.30        Business Meeting

17.30-18.00        Reception

18.00-19.30        2020 Sylvia Naish Lecture
Katherine E. Calvert (University of Sheffield): The Idealised Mother and the Socialist Movement in Weimar Germany                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Friday, 3 April

10.00-10.30        Registration

10.30-11.30        Panel 4: Bildung, Family and Gender: Ideas in Transmission and Flux from the Baroque to Goethe
Sofia Derer
(University of Heidelberg): Translation and the Strasbourg Lutheran Church in the Devotional Writings of Johann Michael Moscherosch
Juliana de Albuquerque (University College Cork): Goethe and Gender

11.30-12.00         Coffee

12.00-13.30        Panel 5: Images of Society: From Photographic Records to Political Visions 
Matthew Shaul (Queen Mary, University of London): Photographer Gundula Schulze Eldowy and the East German Secret Police
Shivani Chauhan (University of Oxford): Gegen den Strudel des Vergessens: Identifying Mnemonic Threads of Post-Memorial Project and Reading Family Photographs in Sie kam aus Mariupol (2017) by Natascha Wodin
Chantal Sullivan-Thomsett (University of Leeds): The German Green Party as ‘the leading force of the left-centre’: ‘Radical’ Pragmatism or Gentrified Protest?

13.30-15.00        Lunch (own arrangements)

15.00-16.00        Keynote Lecture
Astrid Köhler
(Queen Mary, University of London): From Eros to Thanatos (and Back): Spas and Sanatoria in the German Literary Imagination


Advance online registration required by 30 March 2020.
Registration fee: £15.00 (flat rate for both days); £10 (one day only)
The registration fee covers refreshments, and is payable by all participants and speakers.

Registration: https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22339



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