KONF: 67th National Postgraduate Colloquium in German Studies, online (22.-23.10.2020)

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INSTITUTE OF MODERN LANGUAGES RESEARCH

School of Advanced Study | University of London

 

Registration now open > https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22834

 

Thursday, 22 and Friday, 23 October 2020

 

Online -

 

67th National Postgraduate Colloquium in German Studies

 

Programme

 

Thursday, 22 October 2020

10.00-10.15 Registration / Login

10.15-11.15 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

11.15-11.30 Break

11.30-12.30 Panel 2: Investigating Archives and Exhibitions

Sophie Bayer (University of Edinburgh): The Ernst Levin Collection

Clare George (Miller Archivist/Research Centre for German & Austrian Exile Studies at the IMLR) introduces the IGS Archives

12.30-13.30 Lunch Break

13.30-15.00 The 2020 Sylvia Naish Lecture (Chair: Godela Weiss-Sussex, IMLR)

Katherine E. Calvert (University of Sheffield): The Idealised Mother and the Socialist Movement in Weimar Germany

 

Friday, 23 October 2020

10.30-10.45 Registration / Login

10.45-11.15 Panel 3: 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

11.15-11.30 Break

11.30-12.30 Panel 4: Outsiders and the Other: Counter-Culture, Marginalisation and Resistance in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries

Francesco Albé (University of Cambridge): 'Wir sind alle sehr exponiert': Homosexual German Émigrés during National Socialism

Sifei Qin (University of Erlangen): Das Außenseitertum im Werk Wilhelm Raabes

12.30-13.30 Lunch Break

13.30-14.30 Panel 5: Images of Society: From Photographic Records to Political Visions

Chantal Sullivan-Thomsett (University of Leeds): The German Green Party as 'the leading force of the leftcentre': 'radical' pragmatism or gentrified protest?

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

 

All are welcome to participate. Registration essential at

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22834

 

The  IMLR may be working remotely, but remains open for business.

 

Institute of Modern Languages Research

School of Advanced Study | University of London Senate House | Malet Street | GB- London WC1E 7HU Website http://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk<http://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/>

 

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

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