Friday, May 24, 2013
|8:30||9:00||Registration / Coffee|
Members of the Conference Committee; Director of the Graduate School of North American Studies Prof. Dr. Ulla Haselstein
Panel 1: US Foreign Policy in Times of Crisis
Panel 2: Aesthetic Responses to Crisis I: Literature and Cinema
|11:00||11:15||Coffee Break / Breakfast Reception|
|11:15||12:45||Panel 3: Aesthetic Responses to Crisis II: Art and Architecture|
|14:00||15:30||Panel 4: Property, Poverty, and American Identity|
Panel 5: Urban Spaces: Macro and Micro Perspectives
Panel 6: Claiming Space in Literature
Prof. Richard Sennett － "The Open City"
Saturday, May 25, 2013
|9:15||9:45||Registration / Coffee|
Prof. Ansgar Nünning － "Weapons of Mass Destruction": Narratives of Crisis as Ways of Conflict-, Space- and World-Making"
Panel 7: The Individual in Crisis: Narrating Lives
Panel 8: Contested spaces: Occupy and the New Social Movements
|14:15||15:45||Panel 9: Neoliberalism: Aesthetics and Representation|
Film Screening and Reception
"Mark Lombardi: Death-Defying Facts of Art and Conspiracy"
(the film maker Mareike Wegener will be present)