Presentations

1. PRESENTATIONS

 

  • “Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, dictee.” Große Werke der Literatur XVI, Augsburg University, City Library (15 Jan 2020).
  • “Weizenmacht.” Workshop conference “Weizen,” WZU Augsburg (28 Oct. 2019).
  • “Globaler Weizen.” Technical University Cottbus-Senftenberg (11 Apr. 2019).
  • “Weizen und Nachhaltigkeit.” Conference “Nachhaltigkeit,” WZU Augsburg (26 Feb. 2019).
  • “A Story of the Wheat.” WZU Annual Conference, Augsburg (20 Jul. 2018).
  • “The Legacy of Reconstruction.” American Studies Department, Augsburg University (11 Dec. 2018).
  • “Wem nützt koreanisch-amerikanische Literatur? Forschen als Erfahrung.” Lecture Series „mittwochs um vier. Sprache, Migration und Vielfalt: Kritische, historische und pädagogische Annäherungen,” Hannover University (9 May 2018).
  • “Walt Whitman and the Legal Changes of the Reconstruction Era.” DGfA Annual Conference, Osnabrueck (21 May 2016).
  • “Surfing on Words. Jack London's Pacific Islands.” EAAS-Conference, Constanta, Romania (25 Apr. 2016).
  • “Managing Fluidity: Jack London's Transpacific Journeys.” Lecture Series “Borders in Motion,” John F. Kennedy-Institute, FU Berlin (28 Oct. 2015).
  • “Owning Human Nature? Literary Knowledge Production and the Life Sciences.” Knowledge Landscapes. DGfA Annual Conference, Bonn University (30 May 2015).
  • “Mapping the Void: Jewish-American Literature and the New Europe.” Leuphana University, Lueneburg (8 January 2015), and Osnabrueck University (12 Jan. 2015).
  • “Sisterly Feelings: A White Doctor in the Reconstruction South.” Potsdam University (1 Dec. 2014).
  • “Asian American Literature: Changing Contexts, Changing Form.” Touro College, Berlin (26. November 2014).
  • “Post-Holocaust Europe in Jewish-American Literature: Three Generations (Walter Abish, Melvin Jules Bukiet, Jonathan Safran Foer).” Habilitation lecture, Leibniz-University, Hanover (10 July 2014).
  • “Feminist Eugenics in Mary Bradley Lane’s Mizora.” Georg-August-University, Goettingen (5 June 2014).
  • “Foreign Relations: Jack London in Asia and the Pacific.” Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz (29 April 2014).
  • “Women, War, and Violence in the American Civil War,” America: Justice, Conflict, War. EAAS Conference, Den Haag (3-6 April 2014).
  • “Eden Refound(ed): Post Civil War Literary Gardening.” Rural America, DGfA Annual Conference, Erlangen (1 June 2013).
  • “Handel, Netzwerke, Anpassungen: Die amerikanische Medizingeschichte als Transatlantischer Austausch.” Atlantic Studies, Leibniz Universität Hannover (11 Dec. 2012).
  • “Writing Solidarity: Esther Hill Hawks and the Symbolic Economy of her Civil War Diary.” DGfA Annual Conference (1 June 2012).
  • “Deutsche Mediziner / innen in Amerika. Über den In- und Export von medizinischem Wissen quer über den Atlantik, 1730-1945.” Atlantic Studies Lecture Series, Leibniz University, Hanover (29 Nov. 2011).
  • “Transpazifische (Gegen)Bewegungen: Die asiatische Einwanderung in die USA in Literatur und Kunst.” Amerikazentrum Hamburg (21 April 2011).
  • “From Nurse to Spy: Civil War Women and Late Nineteenth-Century Politics.” Literature and Medicine. Interdisciplinary Conference, Marburg University (11-12 Feb. 2011).
  • “From Nurse to Spy: Women’s Entry into Nineteenth Century Politics.” Erlangen University (12 Jan. 2011).
  • “ ‘I pray to Our Heavenly Father that He will keep you & me in the way of duty & obedience’: Letter Writing, Masculinity, and Civil War Visions of Christian Fellowship,” National Popular Culture and American Culture Association, Annual Conference, St Louis, MO. (April 2010).
  • “Christianity and the Second Founding of the United States.” 2nd Israeli-German Frontiers of Humanities Symposium of the Alexander-von-Humboldt-Foundation, Potsdam (Oct. 2010).
  • “Teufel, Befreier, Kind. Das Bild Lincolns während des amerikanischen Bürgerkrieges.” Abraham Lincoln Conference: “Ein amerikanischer Präsident in der Diskussion.” Bavarian-America-Academy, Munich (23 Oct. 2009).
  • “From Sugar Cane to Fortune Cookie: Asian American Culture as an Intervention in History,” Connecting Cultures: The New Literatures in English. Leibniz University, Hanover (Sept. 2009).
  • “ ‘The Devil has Looked out for his Own’: Remaking America through the Chinatown Missionary Experience.” Chinatowns. Myths and Realities of an Urban Phenomenon in the United States and Europe. Leibniz University, Hanover (18-20 Sept. 2008).
  • “Bible Seller and Cross-Dressed Spy: Sarah Emma Edmonds and the Debate on Authenticity.” John F. Kennedy-Institute, FU Berlin (June 2007).
  • “Familiar Journeys, Unfamiliar Sights: A White Female Doctor and the Lessons of Reconstruction.” Humboldt-University Berlin (W.E.B. DuBois Lecture Series), (Winter 2007).
  • “Entwaffnende Worte: Gender, Körper, und die Wiedergeburt der Vereinigten Staaten 1865-1877.” Gender Studies Lecture Series, Hanover (January 2007).
  • “Vom Zuckerrohr zum Glückskeks: Asiatische Amerikaner zwischen Ausgrenzung und Partizipation in Literatur und Kunst.” 3 Lectures at the America Institutes in Tuebingen, Heidelberg and at the German America Center in Stuttgart (30 January-1 February 2007).
  • “Chinese Exclusion, Gender, and the Rebirth of the Nation in 19th Century America.” Pacific Interactions. A Response to Yong Chen and Sebastian Conrad, Hanover (18 November 2006).
  • “Gender Trouble und Geschlechterkrieg: Uniformierte Engel und haushaltende Soldaten im Amerikanischen Bürgerkrieg.” Gender Studies Lecture Series, Hanover (January 2006).
  • “Another Kind of Whiteness: Passing as a Jew in American and South African Literature.” DGfA Annual Conference, Frankfurt a. M. (June 2005).
  • “ ’We Can't Live Here Together’: Imagining the Future Nation in Civil War Hospitals, Prisons, and Freedmen's Schools.” Leipzig University (26 November 2004).
  • “Asian Americans and Cultural Citizenship.” ‘Citizenship’ in Deutschland, den USA und Kanada. John F. Kennedy-Institute, FU Berlin (20 June 2003).
  • “Amerikanisierung des deutschen Universitätssystems? Zu den historisch-kulturell unterschiedlichen Bedingungen der amerikanischen und deutschen Kultur- und Sozialförderung.” Die Universität geht auf die Straße (Public Lecture in the Hanover shopping area) (Summer 2003).
  • “Ty Pak: Korean-American Literature as ‘Guilt Payment’.” IAAS Conference, Leiden, Holland (22 Mai 2003).
  • “Re-reading Dictee – from a Berlin 1989 perspective.” EAAS Conference, Lisbon (1999).
  • “Von Frauenstudien zu Gender Studies: Wie sich das Bild Marilyn Monroes über die Jahrzehnte verändert hat.” Was wollen die Gender Studies? Evangelisches Studienwerk, Villigst (Summer 1997).

2. CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS

 

  • “Workshop Environmental Humanities.” Workshop at the WZU, Augsburg University (19 Dec. 2019).
  • “Home Fronts.” Joint conference, together with Katharina Gerund and Michael Hochgeschwender, Bavarian America Academy, Munich (20-21 July 2019).
  • “The Koreanization of an Adoptee.“ Workshop, together with Kate Rhee (Performance Artist), as part of my seminar “Reconnecting Homelands” at Regensburg University (23 Jan. 2019).
  • “DICTEE (1982): Literature Talk with Heide Hinrichs, Prof. Dr. Kirsten Twelbeck.” Round Table, “First Retrospective of Theresa Hak Kyung Cha in Germany,” Korean Cultural Center of the South-Korean Embassy, Berlin (7 Nov. 2018).
  • “Migration and Environmental Writing.” A conversation with Jessica L. Lee, Augsburg University (5 June 2018).
  • “Local Experts, Global Issues. Perspectives on Food and Society.” With Kathrin Völkner. Panel at CIEE Berlin (29 Jan. 2018).
  • “The German Election Process: A Transatlantic Comparison.” Public Panel with young representatives of Germany’s established parties (except AfD). CIEE Berlin (18 Oct. 2017).
  • “ ‘Open this Gate’: Ronald Reagan’s Äußerung vor 30 Jahren und ihre (Aus)wirkungen.” Moderation of a panel with Dr. Andreas Etges, Stephanie Eisenhuth, Dr. Jens Schöne, Berlin Wall Memorial (11 June 2017).
  • “Transatlantic Relations: A Conversation with John Kornblum, the former US Embassador to Germany.” CIEE Berlin (20 März 2017).
  • “Religion and Modern Democracy.” Panel with Prof. Dr. Harald Wenzel and Dr. Josef Braml, CIEE Berlin (2 Feb. 2017).
  • “Muslima Pride, Feminism, and Religion in a Secular State.” Panel with Betül Ulusoy, CIEE Berlin (5 Dec. 2016).
  • “Queering Berlin.” Panel with Jonas Hamm, Queer Leben”. CIEE Berlin (15 Nov. 2016).
  • “AfroGermany vor dem Hintergrund des deutschen Kolonialismus.” Panel with Katharina Oguntoye from Joliba, CIEE Berlin (27 Sept. 2016).
  • “Saving Nature by Saving the Humanities?” Workshop conference with Micha Edlich, Annabel Friedrichs, Joy Fuqua, Maria Moss. Leibniz-University, Hanover (18 June 2016).
  • “Knowledge Surrounded by Water: Islands in the American Imagination.” Workshop (moderation and round table). EAAS Conference, Constanta, Rumania (25 April 2016).
  • “Jewishness in Contemporary America and Germany.” Panel with Dr. Brian Crawford (Touro College, Berlin) and Rabbi Dr. Gábor Lengyel (Hanover). Georg-August-University Goettingen (16 Dec. 2014).
  • Ph.D. workshop of the American Studies Network in Northern Germany (NNN). Leibniz-University, Hanover (23-24 May 2014).
  • “Fan Culture.” Symposium with Dr. Lucia Krämer (Leibniz University Hanover), Lisa Kuppler (editor and fan fiction author, blogger) and Bettina Soller (works on Fan Fiction). Leibniz University, Hanover (July 2010).
  • “Alternative Economies: Gift, Theft, Gambling.” Workshop with Babette Tischleder. DGfA Annual Conference, Humboldt University, Berlin (June 2010).
  • “Reconstruction, Representation, and the Rules of the ‘Democratic Game’.” Interdisciplinary Conference, John F. Kennedy Institute (19 -20 June 2009).
  • “The Book as Medium: Material, Body, Character.” Workshop, with Dorothea Loebbermann, DGfA Annual Conference at Humboldt University, Berlin (10 June 2006).
  • “Re-Writing America: Multi-Ethnic Perspectives in Literature and the Media.” Teachers’ Academy, Blaubeuren, organized by the American Embassy / Martina Kohl (18-21 Nov. 2004).
  • “Gender Studies: An Interdisciplinary Conference.” Evangelisches Studienwerk, Villigst (Summer 1997). Organized together with two other Ph.D. students.

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