Graduate Students Showcase their Scholarship

During the 2012-13 academic year, graduate students in UW Germanics have been presenting their research at conferences across North America, Germany, and the UK.  The titles of their talks, as you can see below, bear witness to the wide array of intellectual discourses and historical periods with which they engage.  We are envious of the lucky conference attendees with whom our students shared their ideas and discoveries.

Seth Berk

  • "Unentdeckte Affekte: Heinrich Leopold Wagners Die Kindermörderin und das Konzept der Manie in der frühen Kriminalpsychologie" (with Philipp Hubmann)

International Conference "Cultures of Feelings: Narratives and Contexts"

Justus Liebig Universität Gießen, November 2012

  • "Maria Antonia's Thalestris, Königin der Amazonen (1763): The Marginalization of a femme savante"

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Conference

Boston, March 2013

  • "Taming the Amazon: Tactics for Ne(goti)ating the “Monstrous” Femininity of Warrior Women in Literary and Visual Productions"

“Norms, Normality and Normalisation” (Postgraduate Summer School in German Studies)

University of Nottingham, July 2013

 

Lena Heilmann

  • “The Domino Effect: Representations of Masquerades and Magic around 1800”

German Studies Association (GSA) Conference

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 2012

  • “Masking Laughter in Marianne Ehrmann’s Amalie. Eine wahre Geschichte in Briefen

21st Annual Interdisciplinary German Studies Conference

University of California, Berkeley, 2013

 

Verena Kick

  • "Social Networks and Internet Cinephilia - The Case of Amélie"

 Society of Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) Conference

Chicago, March 2013

  • Co-chairing Panel "Critical Perspectives on Werner Herzog’s Documentaries"

Society of Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) Conference

Chicago, March 2013

  • "Videoconferencing - Language Teaching of the Future?"

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Conference

Boston, March 2013

 

Jasmin Krakenberg

  • Co-chairing Panel "Critical Perspectives on Werner Herzog’s Documentaries"

Society of Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) Conference

Chicago, March 2013

 

Gloria Man

  • "Climbing-Routes, Reading-Routes: Physical and Simulated Space in Christoph Ransmayr’s Der fliegende Berg"

Austrian Studies Association (ASA) Conference

California State University at Long Beach, April 2012

  • "The Politics of Enclavement in Christoph Ransmayr’s Morbus Kitahara"

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Seattle, October 2012

 

Sabine Noellgen

  • "The Darkness of the Anthropocene: A Comparative Reading of Werner Herzog's Lektionen in Finsternis and Wolfgang Hilbig's Alte Abdeckerei

“Transatlantic Dialogues on the Environment” (Environmental Humanities Network)

Seattle, September 2012

  • “Environmental Delusions in Wolfgang Hilbig’s Alte Abdeckerei

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Seattle, October 2012

  • “Toxic Excess in Wolfgang Hilbig’s Alte Abdeckerei

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Boston, March 2013

 

Eric Scheufler

  • “QPP - Queer Pedagogical Performance: Developing Queer Methods at the University of Washington” (together with Japhet Johnstone)

German Studies Association (GSA) Conference

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 2012

  • “Erinnereien. Die 'messy' Praxis des Archivs”

Lecture series “Theorie als Praxis” at the University of Paderborn

Paderborn, Germany, January 2013