Symposium Program

9:00-10:00 Breakfast - German Department Lounge

10:00-11:00 Keynote Address: Dr. Julia Goetze - DUC 276

11:15-12:15 Panel I: Structures & Stylistic Conventions in Context - DUC 276

  • Heidi Grek - From Orator to Oracle: The Poet in English Romantic Epics & Goethe’s Faust I
  • Christian Schuetz - A Lover’s Kaleidoscopic Memory: Temporal Discordance in Bob Dylan’s "Tangled Up In Blue"
  • Hanna Beuel - Mephistopheles‘ "Projekt" am Kaiserhof: Die Reflexion des Scheins in Goethes Faust II

12:15-1:15 Lunch - Liberman Graduate Center (DUC 300)

1:15-2:00 Panel II: (Mis)Conceptions of Communities - DUC 276

  • Peter Ogunniran - Crime, Community and Indivi(duality) in Theodor Storm’s Ein Doppelgänger
  • Yan Ke - Writing the Permanent Spiritual Utopia: A Parallel Reading of Die Welt von Gestern and Brasilien: Ein Land der Zukunft

2:00-2:45 Panel III: The Local, Global, and Transnational: Moving Memory Beyond Boundaries - DUC 276

  • Mikael Olsson Berggren - Local and Global Networks: Untangling the Imagined Weltstadt Berlin
  • Adeline Bauder - Conceiving Heimat as Narrative Spaces of Transnationality

2:45-3:15 Coffee Break

3:15-4:00 Panel IV: Abbas Khidder's Der falsche Inder: The Crises of Identity

  • Bethany Morgan - Ausweis: Refugee Identity in Abbas Khider's Der falsche Inder
  • Soenke Parpart - Falsche Fremdheit. Über die (Un-)Lesbarkeit von Fremdheit und Identität in Abbas Khiders Der falsche Inder

4:15 Wine and Cheese Reception - German Department Lounge

Abstracts for each of the panel presentations and bios may be found under the "Presenters & Abstracts" tab.