Colloquium 2014-2015

Graduate Student Colloquium 2015Grad_Coll_FINAL

The Germanic Studies Graduate Program at the Department of Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies presents

Friday-February 27, 2015

DALI KLIBADZE (1-1:40PM)

Wir alle leben in Plagiaten: Das Phänomen der Reproduktion bei Max Frisch

CAROLINA FRANZEN (1:50-2:30PM)

A Narrative in Historical Action-between Mass Murder and Everyday Life: Conceptualizing Antique Adventure

ANJA NOWAK (2.40-3:20PM)

Spatial Configurations of the Concentration Camp: Confinement

MELANIE KAGE (3.30-4:10PM)

Wiehern, schnattern, krächezen, gackern: A CLAS-Approach to Literary Animal Voices

KATHRIN KÖHLER (4:20-5:00PM)

Legitimate Literary Account or Revisionist Tendencies? Analysis of Broken Taboos in Bernhard Schlink’s “Der Vorleser,” Martin Walse’s “Tod eines Kritikers” and Günter Grass’s “Im Krebsgang”

Friday-March 6, 2015

STEPHANIE DREIER (1-1:40PM)

Fighting Intolerance: Xenophobia in Fantasy Fiction

LAURA ISAKOV (1:50-2:30PM)

Epistolary Encounters in Charlottes Schiller’s “Wallberg”

TIM HÖLLERING (2:40-3:20PM)

Carnivalesque Extraterritoriality in the Ethno-Comedy of Bülent Ceylan

ROWAN MELLING (3:30-4:10PM)

Dissociative Resistance: The Lives and Writings of Hans Fallada and Isabelle Eberhardt

REBECCA REED (4:20-5:00PM)

Abjection or Agency? The Narrativization of Women’s Victimization and Agency in German Film (1992 to 2008)