2011 BOND

Friday, 18 January 2013: Fakultätssitzungssaal, GB 5/160, Ruhr-University Bochum, Universitätsstraße 150, 44801 Bochum

14:30 Welcome, Kornelia Freitag

14:40-15:20 Panel 1

Elena Furlanetto: Post-Republican Discourses of Turkish American Literature
Daniela Babilon_Smellancholy: Smell, Power, and Memory in Postcolonial and Transnational Literature
Julia Sattler: Locating a Legacy: Un-Mapping the Past in Multiracial Family Narratives

15:20-17:00 Coffee Break

17:00-17:45 Open Space Workshop: Thesis Writing


Saturday, 19 January 2013: Fakultätssitzungssaal, GB 5/160, Ruhr-University Bochum, Universitätsstraße 150, 44801 Bochum

9:30 Welcome, Randi Gunzenhäuser

9:40-11:00 Panel 2

Lars Banhold: The “New Sepia Literati” Introduce Themselves
Elisa Edwards: “The Victorious Troops of the World’s Greatest Power”: Cold War Politics and Germany in James McGovern’s Romance Fräulein

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-12:50 Panel 3

Dennis Mischke: Cosmopolitan Confidence and the Confines of Conviction: Herman Melville’s Poetics of (Dis)trust
Sina Nitzsche: Rust Styles: Popular Culture and the Shrinking Metropolis

12:50-13:50 Lunch at Flea Market

13:50-15:10 Panel 4

Eric C. Erbacher: Hipsterville or Brooklynism? Urban Spatial Imaginaries and the Formation of a Hip Lifestyle
Svetlana Makeyeva: Construing Contemporary Digital Nomadism

15:10-15:40 Coffee and Wine

15:40-17:00 Panel 5

Mario Dunkel:Jazz Historiography as Therapeutic Mission: The Legacy of Marshall Winslow Stearns
Tanja Reiffenrath: “In Oblivion, We Were at Peace”: Knowledge and Control in Joshua Ferris’ The Unnamed

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