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Germanic Languages & Literatures pres.

Germanic Languages and Literatures Graduate Student Conference

Embodying Vision/Envisioning Embodiment

Sebastian Oldhouse, Father Time Sebastian Oldhouse, Father Time
Sebastian Oldhouse, Father Time
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19TH (Rackham East Conference Room):
8:00 - 9:00 am: Breakfast

9:00 - 11:00 am: Panel 4: Collecting Visions
“It was a lifelike imagining”: Enacting Franciscan Visions in the Early Modern Spanish World (Hayley Bowman, History, University of Michigan)
From Cabinets of Curiosities to Museums: The Literarization of Vision (Valerie Ahlfeld, German, Leuphana University of Lüneburg)
Seeing Destruction at the Museum: The Altes Museum, the Berliner Medizinhistorisches Museum der Charité, and their Permanent Displays of Rooms and Exhibits Damaged in WWII (Paula Hanitzsch, History, Humboldt-University of Berlin)

11:00 - 11:30 am: Coffee and Tea Break

11:30 am - 1:30 pm: Panel 5: Rendering (In)Visible
Aesthetics of Control: Architecture, Surveillance, and Migration in a Socialist Model City (Holly Bushman, Architectural History and Theory, Yale University)
(In)Visible Brown Bodies: Race and Representation in Familie Braun (2016) (Brittany Groves, German, University of Alabama)
Filthy Machines: Cybernetic Demonology and The Crying of Lot 49 (Caleb Tardio, English, University of Michigan)

1:30 - 3:00 pm: Lunch Break

3:00 - 5:00 pm: Panel 6: Embodying Temporalities
Artistry as Prosthesis: Intermediality and Engagement in Hannah Höch’s Schnitt mit dem Küchenmesser Dada durch die letzte Weimarer Bierbauchkulturepoche Deutschlands (André Flicker, German, University of Toronto)
Subject as objet trouvé: Realism and Modernism in Christian Schad’s Neue Sachlichkeit Paintings (Megan Pounds, History of Art, University of Michigan)
Magical Realism as Countervisuality in Almanya: Willkommen in Deutschland: Envisioning Alternative Pasts, Presents, and Futures (Özlem Karuc, German, University of Michigan)

5:00 - 5:30 pm: Closing Remarks

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