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Saturday, 26 May 2018

8.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
Conference Office (Room 206, JFKI)

9.00 – 10.30 a.m.
Keynote Lecture (Seminaris)
Sarah Igo (Vanderbilt): “Thinking Publics: The History of a Promise and a Problem”
Chair: Olaf Stieglitz (Köln)

10.30 – 10.45 a.m.
Coffee Break

10.45 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.
DGfA/GAAS Members’ Meeting (Seminaris)

1.00 – 2.00 p.m.
Lunch Break

Info Session: DFG funding and GAAS scholarships with Peter Schneck (Osnabrück) – Brown Bag Lunch (Room 340, JFKI)

Brown Bag Lunch: Digital Project Shorts (DASI Forum) (Room 319 JFKI)
The Forum of the Digital American Studies Initiative (DASI) will first provide an overview of activities and developments since last year’s annual meeting. Following this, scholars will give short presentations on current digital humanities projects in American Studies. At the end, there will be the opportunity for an exchange of ideas and further networking.

2.00 – 5.00 p.m.
Workshops 8-14 (JFKI, GSNAS, SSC)

3.15 – 3.45 p.m.
Coffee Break

5.15 – 6.15 p.m.
PGF Meet the Speakers (Room 340, JFKI)
The Postgraduate Forum invites early career scholars to participate in a panel discussion with the keynote speakers of this year’s annual meeting. The event allows for open scholarly exchange between the speakers and early career researchers and intensive discussion about the conference’s general topic as well as the individual keynote lectures.

6.15 – 7.45 p.m.
Podiumsdiskussion: „Zwischen Fake News und Fact Checking: Die Transformationen des öffentlichen Raumes“ (Seminaris)

8.00 p.m.
Party (Domäne Dahlem)