WIGS POSTGRADUATE TRAINING DAY

University of Birmingham
Friday 7 November 2009

 

Postdoctoral Funding: Dr Sara Jones

[Powerpoint Presentation]

 

Post-PhD / Current Research Climate: Dr Joanne Sayner

[Powerpoint Presentation]

 

WIGS 21st ANNUAL MEETING

University of Birmingham
Saturday 7 November 2009

Programme:

10.00 Registration
10.30-11.30 Wini Davies (Aberystwyth): 'The Role of (Lay) Linguistic Myths in the Reproduction of Linguistic Norms'
Hilary Brown (Swansea): 'Luise Gottsched the Translator'
11.30-12.00 Refreshments
12.00-13.00 Claudia Sandberg (Southhampton): 'On the National Screen: Readings of Peter Lilienthal’s Es herrscht Ruhe im Land (1976) in West and East Germany'
Elizabeth Catling: 'Between Alpine Arcadia and Tourist Trap: The Sattler Panorama as a Key Towards an Understanding of Contemporary Salzburg'
13.00-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.30 Tara Windsor (Birmingham): '"Außerordentlicher Gesandter des deutschen Geistes": Thomas Mann’s Cultural Diplomacy in the Weimar Years'
Diana Beech (Cambridge): 'Between Defiance and Compliance: Reconceptualising the Kirchenkampf via the three German “state” bishops of Hanover, Bavaria and Württemberg'
Karina von Lindeiner-Stráský (Aberystwyth): '"Indoctrinated, but not incurable"? Klaus Mann's Return to Europe and his Interrogation of German Prisoners of War'
15.30-16.30 Business Meeting with Sekt