Konf.: Imagining Migration, Knowing Migration: Intermedial Perspectives (online, 25. - 26.02.2021)

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Internationale Konferenz

Imagining Migration, Knowing Migration: Intermedial Perspectives 

25. - 26.02.2021 (Online via Zoom)

Gefördert von der DFG

Organisiert von Dr. Jennifer Leetsch (JMU Würzburg), Jr.-Prof. Dr. Frederike Middelhoff (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt), PD Dr. Miriam Wallraven (JMU Würzburg)

Die ursprünglich für März 2020 geplante und aufgrund der pandemischen Entwicklung verschobene internationale Konferenz findet als geschlossene Veranstaltung statt, im Rahmen derer vorab zirkulierte schriftliche Beiträge und Präsentationen online diskutiert werden. Die Keynote (Ananya Kabir), Artistic Intervention (Charl Landvreugt) und Lesung (Olumide Popoola) sind öffentlich und kostenfrei, bitte registrieren Sie sich hier für eine Teilnahme. Weitere Informationen finden Sie auch auf der offiziellen Konferenz-Homepage.

 

Programme

 

Thursday, February 25, 2021

            

10:30                               Welcome and Introduction

                                        Jennifer Leetsch, Frederike Middelhoff, Miriam Wallraven

 

Section 1: Visualizing Migration, Constructing Affective Knowledges

Chair: Patricia Kemmer

 

11:00 – 12:00                 Kyung-Ho Cha (University of Bayreuth, GER): The Refugee Experience in Virtual Reality Documentaries

 

                                       Christian Sinn (St. Gallen, CH): Problematised Reception in Aesthetic Representations of Migration

 

12:00 – 13:30                 Lunch Break

 

Section 2: Writing Migration, Configuring Knowledges I

Chair: Heike Raphael-Hernandez

 

13:30 – 15:30                 Kai Wiegandt (Tübingen, GER): Western Migrant Fiction Between Mimesis and Mimicry

 

                                       Katrin Dennerlein (JMU Würzburg, GER): Mobility in Contemporary German Historical Novels

 

                                        Frederike Middelhoff (Goethe University Frankfurt, GER): Imagining Migration, (Not) Knowing Migration around                                             1800

 

15:30 – 16:30                 Coffee Break

 

Artist Intervention, Followed by Discussion

 

16:30 – 18:00                 Charl Landvreugd (Rotterdam, NL):

                                       Notes on Ososma: Imagining Spaces

 

 

Friday, February 26, 2021

 

Keynote, Followed by Discussion

 

10:00 – 11:30                 Ananya Jahanara Kabir (London, UK):

                                       Moving Material: (Un)Making Migration through Dance

 

11:30 – 13:00                 (Lunch) Break

 

Section 2: Writing Migration, Configuring Knowledges II

Chair: Zeno Ackermann

                                       

13:00 – 14:30                 Miriam Wallraven (JMU Würzburg, GER): “No narrative to make sense of what had happened”: The Genres of                                             Narrating Migration during the Yugoslav Wars in English-Speaking Literature

 

                                       Corina Crişu (University of Bucharest, ROM): Stories in the Stepmother Tongue: Eastern European Immigrant                                              Women Writing in English

 

                                        Carmen Zamorano Llena (Dalarna University, SWE): Questioning the Distribution of the Sensible through                                                      ‘noeuds de mémoire’ in Rose Tremain’s The Gustav Sonata

 

14:30 – 15:30                 Coffee Break

 

Section 3: Performing Migration, Staging Knowledges

Chair: Johannes Schlegel

 

15:30 – 17:00                 Jennifer Leetsch (JMU Würzburg, GER): Black Men Walking (2018): Reconfiguring British Memory Landscapes                                            through Migratory Theatre Practices

 

                                        Heike Raphael-Hernandez (JMU Würzburg, GER): Imagining Protest: African Diasporic Visual Art and European                                          Politics Concerning Mediterranean Sea Crossings

 

                                        Burcu Dogramaci (LMU Munich, GER): Performing Migration: Želimir Žilnik, Nil Yalter and medial self-                                                          representation of “Guestworkers” in the 1970s

 

18:00 – 19:30                 Public Reading and Discussion

                                       Olumide Popoola (London, UK)

 

 

 

 

Funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG)

Organised by Jennifer Leetsch, Frederike Middelhoff, Miriam Wallraven