Negotiating Identity: Navigating through Different Times and Spaces

Sixth Biennial Graduate Student Conference

Department of Germanic Studies

Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

February 16-18, 2007

Keynote Address by Julia Hell

Plenary Address by Carmen Taleghani-Nikazm



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KEY NOTE ADDRESS: STATE ROOM EAST
5 : 0 0 pm
JULIA HELL, University of Michigan
Empires and Ruingazers: Reinventing the Imperial Imaginary

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8 : 0 0 - 9 : 0 0 am, Breakfast Buffet in Maple Room
MAPLE ROOM
WALNUT ROOM
9 : 0 0 - 1 0 : 3 0 am
Cultural Identities in Flux
Shaping Identity through Language: The Individual and Society
JOSHUA RYAN HAWKINS Searching for the Afro-German: Black German Communal Identity Formation and the African-American Impetus JUSTIN GLOVER Identities in Flux: Pronominal Address Shifting in Heimskringla
MARK WILKINSON "Stigma" in Russian-German identity ANDREW KOSTAKIS Rejecting Uvular [R] as Part of German Ancestral Identity
BERNA GUENELI (Re)Crossing the Bosporus: a Generational Struggle for Turkish-German Identities in Fatih Akin's Gegen die Wand STEVE IGLESIAS José F.A. Oliver's Meta-German
Moderator: Sonja Klocke

Moderator: Lauren Goetting

MAPLE ROOM
WALNUT ROOM
1 0 : 4 5 - 1 2 : 1 5 pm
Struggling with a German-Jewish Identity: Travels, Duels, and Crime
Navigating Solo: Identity and the Individual
AMANDA SHEFFER Harry, Heinrich or Henri Heine? Culture, Ethnicity & Identity in Heine's Travel Writings MEGAN BARRETT Arian Identity and the Apostle of the Goths: Evidence from MS. Parisinus Latinus 8907
ANDREW MILLS No Duel, No Peace! German-Jewish University Students and the Establishment of a Separate Violence in Wilhelmine Germany JAMES RASMUSSEN Identity as Repetitions of the Self; or, Kierkegaard and Hölderlin meet Bill Murray on Groundhog Day
ERICK URBANIAK Serial Killers: Looking for Identity in all the Wrong Places
Moderator: Zvi Gilboa

Moderator: Wendy Westphal

MAPLE ROOM
WALNUT ROOM
2 : 0 0 - 3 : 3 0 pm
The Musician, the Monument, and the Murderess: "Deviant" Genders and Sexualities
The Power of Crisis: Identity in Times of Political Turmoil
LAURA K. T. STOKES Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel's Das Jahr MICHAEL WALLO A Crisis in German Identity from 1914-1933: Literary Expressionists and Radical Weimar Conservatives as Examples
BRADLEY BOOVY Desire Memorialized: Jacob Israël de Haan and the Amsterdam Homomonument ANA FOTEVA Verwechslung der individuellen mit der übernationalen Identität der k.u.k. Monarchie in Joseph Roths Erzählung Die Büste des Kaisers
SARA JACKSON Unbounded Criminality: Considering the Mother who Murders RACHEL BACHMANN European Sensibilities and indigenista Tendencies in the Exile Writings of Paul Zech
Moderator: Faye Stewart

Moderator: Tyler Hafen

MAPLE ROOM
 
3 : 4 5 - 5 : 1 5 pm
Navigating Identity: Between Borrowing and Appropriation
HILLAH CULMAN When a Hobby Becomes Identity Theft: German Indian Hobbyists   
DOREEN DENSKY "How German Is It": Walter Abish's Textual View of Germany   
ELA EYLEM GEZEN Mapping the Beat: The "Narrativization of Space" in German Rap   
Moderator: Dana Weber

 
PLENARY ADDRESS: FACULTY CLUB
6 : 0 0 pm
CARMEN TALGHANI-NIKAZM, Ohio State University
On the Reflexive Relationship of Language and Culture and Ways of Developing "Cross-Cultural" Second Language Learners
7 : 0 0 - 9 : 0 0 pm, Catered Dinner in The Faculty Club

 







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