Skip to main content Skip to navigation

60th National PG Colloquium in German Studies at Warwick

4th of November 2016, University of Warwick
Library Building, Wolfson Research Exchange, 3rd floor

9.00 – 9.30 Registration and Coffee
9.30-9.35 Welcome

9.35 -10.15 Panel 1: Language Teaching and Linguistics
Chair: Nora Michaelis (Warwick)
Sascha Stollhans (Manchester): Article selection in German generic noun phrases – A cross-linguistic and language acquisition point of view

10.15– 11.30 Panel 2: History, Memory, Narrative
Chair: Ellen Pilsworth (UCL)
Christoph Pretzer (Cambridge): Concepts of History in the 12th-century Middle High German Kaiserchronik
Stephan Ehrig (Bristol): ‘The chained laurel’ – Re-negotiating socialist individuality through a Prussian trauma in Adolf Dresen’s Kleist-Projekt at the Deutsches Theater (1977-1975)

11.30-12.00 Coffee

12.00-13.15 Panel 3: After the Wall
Chair: Ian Ellison (Leeds)
Michael Grass (Warwick): The EAST | WEST competition? Postwar rebuilding and shared narratives of memory, recovery, and reconciliation
Pia Deutsch (Warwick): The Losers – Young People in East Germany after 1989 and the Modern Time Regime

13.15-14.30 Lunch break

14.30.-15.45 Panel 4: Travels, Tropes, Translations
Chair: Hanna Schumacher (Warwick)
Joanna Raisbeck (Oxford): ‘In den Ozean der Welten’: Cosmic Voyages in the Long Eighteenth-Century
Sina Stuhlert (Bristol): The Salome material in the German speaking culture and the impact of translation

15.45-16.30 Coffee

16.30-17.30 Keynote
Chair: Maria Roca Lizarazu (Warwick)
Anne Fuchs (UCD): The difficult practice of walking: from Enlightened Walking to Crawling, Stalking, Modelling and Street-Walking

17.30 Wine reception (sponsored by the School of Modern Languages and Cultures/Warwick)

We are grateful for the support of:

  • The School of Modern Languages and Cultures (SMLC), University of Warwick
  • The Research Students Skills Programme (RSSP), University of Warwick
  • The Institute of Modern Languages Research (IMLR), University of London