Events in 2016

Theater Performance Passing SOLO

Nancy Cheryll Davis (Los Angeles Towne Street Theater)
9 November 2016, noon (c.t.)
University of Duisburg-Essen, Glaspavillon (Universitatsstr. 12, 45141 Essen)
Passing SOLO Poster
Discover Hollywood Review

The Presidential Election 2016

8 November 2016, 6pm
Cafe in der Brücke (Universitätsstraße 2, 45141 Essen)
The Presidential Election 2016 Poster

Wege ins Weiße Haus: Vorträge zur Wahl in den USA 2016

8 November 2016, 6pm
Blue Square (Kortumstraße 90, 44787 Bochum)
Election Night Poster
Official Website

Guest Lecture "Prognosis: A Decolonial Poetic Exhale - Rap, Spoken Word and Theater as a Critical Pedagogy for Healing and Emancipation"

Bocafloja (Rapper, Spoken Word, Artist, Political Activist)
3 November 2016, 4pm (c.t.)
TU Dortmund, Hörsaal H3, S1 Universität (Emil-Figge Straße 50, 44227 Dortmund)
Rap, Spoken Word and Theater as a Critical Pedagogy Poster

Artist Talk "Peripheral Cultural Production: The Intersection Between Art and Political Participation from the Historically Marginalized Perspective"

Bocafloja (Rapper, Spoken Word, Artist, Political Activist)
3 November 2016, 10am (c.t.)
Ruhr-University Bochum, GAFO 02/364 (Universitatsstr. 150, 44780 Bochum)
Peripheral Cultural Production Poster

Book Launch Pixar's America: The Re-Animation of American Myths and Symbols

2 November 2016, 6pm (c.t.)
University of Duisburg-Essen (Universitätsstrasse 12, 45141 Essen)
Book Launch Poster

Guest Lecture "The Afro-Latino Experience in Poetry and HipHop"

Bocafloja (Rapper, Spoken Word, Artist, Political Activist)
2 November 2016, 4pm (c.t.)
University of Duisburg-Essen (Universitätsstrasse 12, 45141 Essen)
The Afro-Latino Experience in Poetry and HipHop Poster

TRANSATLANTIC SUMMER WORKSHOPS: Politics, Identities, and Conflict in Europe and the United States, 1945-2015

Summer 2016
Ruhr-University Bochum
About the Transatlantic Summer Workshops

Reading "Motor City Poetry: Made in Detroit - Translated in Dortmund"

Studierende der TU Dortmund lesen Texte aus Detroit im Original und in Übersetzung.
21 July 2016, 6:30pm (s.t.)
Rekorder (Gneisenaustraße 55, 44147 Dortmund)
About "Motor City Poetry"

International Summer Program

02 June to 19 July 2016
TU Dortmund
About the International Summer Program

Artists Talk "The Black Lives Matter Movement, Social Justice and Hip Hop Diplomacy"

Mikal Amin Lee "Hired Gun" (New York City)
19 July 2016, 6pm (c.t.)
TU Dortmund, George McGovern Foyer (Emil-Figge Straße 50, 44227 Dortmund)

International Conference "EMBODIMENT, PERCEPTION, AND CRITICAL PRACTICE"

8-9 July 2016
Ruhr University Bochum
Conference Website

"Infections Destroying America: Anti-Europeanism in the United States"

Joost Baarssen (TU Dortmund)
30 June 2016, 6pm (c.t.)
Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte (Hansastraße 3, 44137 Dortmund)

"Waging War on War: Peacefighting in American Literature"

Giorgio Mariani, Prof. of American Literature (Sapienza - Università di Roma)
29 June 2016, 6pm (c.t.)
TU Dortmund, George McGovern Foyer (Emil-Figge Straße 50, 44227 Dortmund)

"U.S. Health Care in the Age of Obama - and Beyond: Personal Observationsfrom Regional Perspective"

William G. Sayres, Jr., Prof. of Family Medicine and Assistant Dean (University of Washington)
20 June 2016, 6pm (c.t.)
TU Dortmund, George McGovern Foyer (Emil-Figge Straße 50, 44227 Dortmund)

"Verax non Mendax est: Die politischen Konzepte heutiger Whistleblower am Beispiel von Edward Snowden und Julian Assange"

Jens Kabisch, Künstler und Kurator der Ausstellung "Whistleblower & Vigilanten" (München)
17 June 2016, 6:15pm
In Kooperation mit dem HartwareMedienKunstVerein HMKV
Kino im Dortmunder U (Leonie-Reygers-Terrasse, 44137 Dortmund)

"The 2016 Presidential Election Campaign: Disruption and Shadow"

Melissa Kovacs, PhD (FirstEval, LLC and Arizona State University)
15 June 2016, 2pm (c.t.)
University of Duisburg-Essen, Lecture Hall R11 T00 D01 (Universitätsstrasse 12, 45141 Essen)
Lecture Information

Book Presentation "Spaces – Communities – Representations: Urban Transformations in the USA"

Julia Sattler, Department of English and American Studies (TU Dortmund)
8 June 2016, 6pm (c.t.)
Mercator Research Center Ruhr (Huyssenallee 66-68, 45128 Essen)
Invitation Flyer

"Beyond Auschwitz: Treblinka in the Literary Imagination"

Erin McGlothin, Prof. of German and Jewish Studies (Washington University)
30 May 2016, 6pm (c.t.)
TU Dortmund, George McGovern Foyer (Emil-Figge Straße 50, 44227 Dortmund)

Literary Reading

Thomas Heise, Assistant Professor, Department of English (Ryerson University in Toronto)
12 May 2016, 12pm (c.t.)
University of Duisburg-Essen, Bibliothekssaal (Universitätsstrasse 12, 45141 Essen)
Literary Reading by Thomas Heise

"Rethinking Slavery in Postbellum Slave Narratives"

Laura Gimeno Pahissa, Prof. of American Literature (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
26 April 2016, 6pm (c.t.)
TU Dortmund, George McGovern Foyer (Emil-Figge Straße 50, 44227 Dortmund)

The Radboud University and University of Duisburg-Essen Spring Academy (RUDESA)

14-18 March 2016
Radboud University and University of Duisburg-Essen
About RUDESA

International Workshop "Neurosis & Social Transformations"

18-19 February 2016
Casino, University of Duisburg-Essen (Reckhammerweg 3, 45141 Essen)
About the Main Research Area "Transformation of Contemporary Societies"

2016 Ruhr PhD Forum

29-30 January 2016
IBZ, TU Dortmund (Emil-Figge-Str. 59, 44227 Dortmund)
SSC, Ruhr-University Bochum (Universitätsstr. 150, 44780 Bochum)
About the Conference

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