Konferenz anlässlich des 10-jährigen Bestehens der Graduiertenschule für Nordamerikastudien

Conference Poster

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The Fault Lines of Democracy
Conversations, Contestations and Cross-Cultural Comparisons

Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences
Markgrafenstraße 38, 10117 Berlin
Leibnizsaal


Der Besuch der Konferenz ist kostenlos. Bitte schicken Sie Ihre Anmeldung unter Nennung ihrer Affiliation per Email an registration@gsnas.fu-berlin.de



Konferenzprogramm (in Englisch)

Friday, October 20th

noon

Registration

12:30pm

Opening remarks                                                     

Klaus Hoffmann-Holland (Vice-President Freie Universität Berlin)
H.E. Stéphane Dion (Ambassador of Canada to Germany)
The Honorable Kent Logsdon (Chargé d'Affaires ad interim, Embassy of the United States to Germany)
Ulla Haselstein (GSNAS, Freie Universität Berlin)
Winfried Fluck (GSNAS, Freie Universität Berlin)

1:30pm

Keynote I

Robert Warrior (President ASA/University of Kansas)
"Away from Home: Indigeneity in Global American Studies"

Introduction: Mare Pit (GSNAS)

2:45pm

Coffee Break

3:15pm

Workshop I “Drifting Apart? Democracy and its Discontents”
(Chair: Christian Lammert)

Winfried Fluck (JFKI, Freie Universität Berlin/
  International Advisory Board GSNAS)
Carl-Ludwig Holtfrerich (JFKI, Freie Universität Berlin)
Hans-Jürgen Puhle (Goethe Universität Frankfurt/
  International Advisory Board GSNAS)
Tobias Jochum (GSNAS)
Sophie Spieler (GSNAS)

4:30pm

Coffee Break

5:00pm

Keynote II

Paul Gilroy (King‘s College London)
“Anti-racism in the Era of the Alt-right”

Introduction: Elisabeth Engel (GHI Washington)

6:15pm

Workshop II “ ‘We the People’? Nation/State/Community”
(Chair: Ulla Haselstein)

Donald E. Pease (Dartmouth College/
  International Advisory Board GSNAS)
Talja Blokland (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin)
Sebastian Conrad (FMI, Freie Universität Berlin)
Helen Gibson (GSNAS)
Santino Regilme (Universiteit Leiden)

7:30pm

Reception


Saturday, October 21st 

10:00am

Workshop with Percival Everett
"Fictive Distance and the Myth of Propositional Content"
(separate registration needed)

noon

Lunch Break with
Poster Session

1:30pm

Opening Statement
John Kornblum
(Former U.S. Ambassador to Germany/
International Advisory Board GSNAS)
2:00pm

Keynote III

Amy Kaplan (University of Pennsylvania)
“Our American Israel: the Paradox of Exceptionalism”

Introduction: Maren Freudenberg (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)

3:15pm

Coffee Break

3:45pm

Workshop III “Only connect? Conflicting Narratives of Globalization”
(Chair: Harald Wenzel)

Julika Griem (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt)
Marianne Braig (LAI, Freie Universität Berlin)
Boris Vormann (Bard College Berlin)
Julia Püschel (JFKI, Freie Universität Berlin)

5:00pm

Coffee Break

5:30pm

Concluding Remarks

Frank Kelleter (GSNAS, Freie Universität Berlin)

6:00pm

Reading

Percival Everett (University of Southern California)

Introduction: Johannes Kohrs (GSNAS)


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