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Upcoming Events

SoSe 2021

2021, Sept. 23-25 (Zoom): Conference "Speculative Fiction and Ethics," annual conference of the German Association for the Study of the Fantastic (GFF), organized by Jun.-Prof. Dr. Judith Rauscher (U of Cologne), Mareike Spychala (U of Bamberg), Sara Tewelde-Negassi (U of Cologne), Lorena Bickert (U of Bamberg)

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For any inquiries about the conference, please contact gff-2021[at]uni-koeln.de.

 

2021, Sept. 23 at 6 p.m. (Zoom): Keynote Lecture by Prof. Dr. Ingo Cornils (U of Leeds): "Dark Mirrors: German Science Fiction in the 21 Century"

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If you want to attend this event, but are not a conference participant, please send an email to gff-2021[at]uni-koeln.de.

 

2021, Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. (Zoom): Author Reading by Sofia Samatar: "Fairy Tales for Robots"

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If you want to attend this event, but are not a conference participant, please send an email to gff-2021[at]uni-koeln.de.

 

2021, Sept. 25 at 5 p.m. (Zoom): Panel-Diskussion mit deutschen SFF Autor*innen: "Queere Fantastik: Gegenwart und Zukunft"

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Wenn Sie an diesem Event teilnehmen möchten, aber nicht für die Konferenz registriert sind, senden Sie bitte eine email an gff-2021[at]uni-koeln.de.

 

Past Workshops

WS 2020/ 2021

2021, Mar. 16-17: Workshop "Critical Environmental Education and American Popular Culture," co-organized by Prof. Dr. Betsy Wheeler (University of Oregon) supported by the Bayerische Forschungsallianz (BayFor)

 

2021, Feb. 4: Teach-In: "The 1776-Report and its Afterlives: Critical Reponses from American Studies," co-organized with Dr. Stefanie Schäfer (University of Vienna). Click here for a critical bibliography to the 1776-Report. 

 

Past Guest Lectures

SoSe 2021

2021, Jul. 7: Gastvortrag "Schwarzer Feminismus, Rassismus und Intersektionalität," von Dr. Natasha A. Kelly, organisiert von Verena Wurth mit Unterstützung des Amerikahaus NRW e.V. Köln

 

2021, Jul. 6: Guest Lecture "Refugee-Terrorist-Revolutionary: American War as Antiwar Literature," by Dr. Kelly Polasek (Wayne State University, USA)

 

2021, Jun. 8: Auerbach Lecture "Heaven’s Allotment: Contradictions of Class, Race, and Gender in the Melodramas of Douglas Sirk and Todd Haynes," by Prof. Dr. Sandy Flitterman-Lewis (Rutgers University, USA)

WS 2020/ 2021

2021, Jan. 11: Guest Lecture "Self and Things: A Posthumanist Reading of Sylvia Plath's Poetry," by Dr. Mahshid Mayar (University of Bielefeld)

 

2020, Dec. 21: Guest Lecture on Muriel Rukeyser and Poetry Reading by Dr. Laura Passin (Colorado, USA)

 

2020, Dec. 14: Guest Lecture "The Garden Poetry of Anne Spencer" by Prof. Dr. Melissa Zeiger (Dartmouth College, USA)

 

2020, Nov. 23:: Guest Lecture "Emily Dickinson's Garden Ecology of Crisis" by Prof. Dr. Christine Gerhardt (University of Bamberg)