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Presented By: Germanic Languages & Literatures

Alamanya Transnational German Studies Workshop

German Transnationalism and Questions of Racism in Germany

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Alamanya Transnational German Studies Workshop
Event Schedule:
12:00-12:20 pm - Panel 1: Reading, Hearing, Watching Race
Opening Remarks
Özlem Karuc (Graduate Student, German, University of Michigan)

“Rassismus in der Mädchenliteratur der Nachkriegszeit”
Onyx Henry (Graduate Student, German, University of Michigan)

"Hearing Race in Modern Germany"?
Kira Thurman (Assistant Professor, German, History, Music, University of Michigan)

"Mo Asumang’s Die Arier (The Aryans, 2014): Afro-German film and multidirectional memory."
Erica Carter (Professor, German, Film, King's College London)

12:20-12:30 pm - Q&A

12:30-12:50 pm - Panel 2: Race: Past, Present, East, West

“Postcolonial Approaches to Atrocity: Museums and Monuments in Vienna and Berlin.”
Erin Johnston-Weiss (Graduate Student, German, University of Michigan)

Völkisch Identitarianism: Old Racisms of the German New Right.
Johannes von Moltke (Professor, German, Film, University of Michigan)

“'I just need some space-time'—Breaking Up Temporal Hierarchies in Post-Soviet German Literature’s East/West Romances."
Lauren Beck (Graduate Student, German, University of Michigan)

"West German State Agency and the Acceptance of Vietnamese Refugees"
Paige Newhouse (Graduate Student, History, University of Michigan)

12:50-1:00 pm - Q&A

1:00-1:20 pm - Panel 3: Transnationalism, Multilingualism in Cultural Productions

“Transnational Text: Büchner, Borders, and ‘Crowds’ in Jack Thorne's Woyzeck (2017).”
Joe Prestwich (Graduate Student, German, King's College London)

“Visualizing Multilingualism in Dortmund and Detroit”
Kristin Dickinson (Assistant Professor, German, Transcultural Studies, University of Michigan)

“Editing, Ethics, Activism? Working on the Transnational Cultural Studies Book Series”
Benedict Schofield (Professor, German, Modern Literature and Culture, King’s College London)

Title Forthcoming
Damani J. Partridge (Associate Professor, Anthropology, Afro-American, African, University of Michigan)

1:20-1:30 pm - Q&A

Alamanya Transnational German Studies Workshop is a Rackham Interdisciplinary Workshop that emphasizes the diversity of artistic expressions in communities marked by migration and exile and calls for an interdisciplinary approach that encourages academic collaboration at the nexus of nation, race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, class, and religion.

Please contact Özlem Karuc (okaruc@umich.edu) for the Zoom information and/or if you have any questions.
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