Workshops

FRIDAY: Workshops 1-7

Detailed schedule including all speakers and presentations

Workshop 1: (Trans)National Counter/Publics and the Politics of Humor in US Culture (201)

Organizers: Erik Redling (Halle), Stefanie Schäfer (Erlangen)

Workshop 2: Early Mass Cultures as Counter/Publics (203)

Organizers: Aleksandra Boss, Kristina Graaff, Martin Klepper, Simon Rienäcker (HU Berlin)

Workshop 3: When the Beacon Breaks: The End of Mass Media and the Rise of the Niche (319)

Organizers: Torsten Kathke (Mainz), Sabrina Mittermeier (München)

Workshop 4: Muckraking 2.0: Activist Modes and Media of Documentary Revisited (340)

Organizers: Astrid Böger (Hamburg), Christof Decker (München)

Workshop 5: The Ableist Public and Crip Counterpublics (LIB)

Organizers: Simon Strick (FU Berlin), Olga Tarapata (Köln)

Workshop 6: Rumor, Gossip, and Reputation in the American Counter/Public Sphere (SSC)

Organizers: Pierre-Héli Monot (München), Florian Zappe (Göttingen)

Workshop 7: Teaching Counter/Publics: American Studies and Digital Pedagogy (GSNAS)

Organizers: Ingrid Gessner (Regensburg), Uwe Küchler (Tübingen)

 

SATURDAY: Workshops 8-14

Detailed schedule including all speakers and presentations

Workshop 8: American Studies as Engaged Scholarship: Doing Public Humanities from the Local to the Transnational (201)

Organizers: Regina Schober (Mannheim), Alexander Starre (FU Berlin)

Workshop 9: Taverns, Salons, and Vaudeville Theaters: Space and Public Spheres in Nineteenth-Century America (203)

Organizers: Evangelia Kindinger (Bochum), Dietmar Meinel (Duisburg-Essen)

Workshop 10: Counter/Publics and the Private Sphere (319)

Organizers: Karsten Fitz (Passau), Johannes Voelz (Frankfurt) & Stefan Hippler (Würzburg), Katrin Horn (Erlangen)

Workshop 11: Public Feeling (340)

Organizer: Heike Paul (Erlangen)

Workshop 12: Transnational Periodical Counter/Publics (LIB)

Organizers: Florian Freitag, Tim Lanzendörfer (Mainz)

Workshop 13: Electronic Agoras: Inter/Multimedial Dissensus and the Public Discourse of Islamophobia (SSC)

Organizers: Elena Furlanetto (Duisburg-Essen), Frank Mehring (Nijmegen)

Workshop 14: The Prison as Counter/Public (GSNAS)

Organizers: Birte Christ (Gießen), Andrea Zittlau (Rostock)

Workshop Venues

Rooms 201, 203, 319, 340 and the library (LIB) are located in the JFK Institute at Lansstr. 7-9.

The seminar room of the Graduate School of North American Studies (GSNAS) is located in the building next to the JFK Institute at Lansstr. 5.

The student service center (SSC) of the Freie Universität is around the corner from the JFK Institute at Iltisstr. 4