WIGS 26TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE



7 November 2014
University of Cambridge

*Conference Programme

Friday 7 November:

New SCR

14:00-14:30
Registration & Tea/Coffee
14:30-16:30: Postgraduate Careers Workshop
Publication and communication strategies
Alex Lloyd (Oxford): Journals and Book Projects
Ingrid Sharp (Leeds): Impact and Public Engagement - The Women's Movement, 1914-1918
Henrike Lähnemann (Newcastle): Blogs and Websites
16:30-17:15
Tea (Chadwick Room Foyer)
17:15
Public Lecture (Chadwick Room)
Ingrid Sharp (Leeds): 'Beyond our wildest ambitions': German Women's organisations 1914-18
18:45
Drinks reception
19.30
Buffet Supper (New SCR)
21:00
Postgraduate Essay Prizegiving

Saturday 8 November:

9:30-11:00
Panel 1 (New SCR): Women and German Cultures Around 1914

Elinor Beaven (Cambridge): Photography as 'spielerisches Kommunikationsmittel': Karl and Hilde Hubbuch (1926-31)

Rose Sillars (Aberystwyth): Sterne der Heimkehr (1923): Ina Seidel's stargazing

Caroline Bland (Sheffield): Role Model or Deterrent? Women, Education and Work at the Fin-de-Siècle

11:00-11:30
Coffee

11:30-12:30: Parallel Panels

Panel 2 (New SCR): Religion, Identity and Otherness

Mary Boyle (Oxford): Bernhard von Breidenbach and the Religious Other

Marissa Munderloh (St Andrews): From Straight German Power to Multicultural Movement: the Germanness of Hip-hop Dance

Panel 3 (Tower Room): Narrative and Identity

Anita Bunyan (Cambridge): Narrative and Situational Identity in the work of Eva Menasse

Erica Wickerson (Cambridge): Towards an architecture of narrative time

12:30-13:30
Lunch
13:30-14:30
WIGS AGM

14:30-16:00: Parallel Panels

Panel 4 (New SCR): Displaced Identities

Katy Heady (Southampton): Wavering Nostalgia: Joseph Roth's Die Kapuzinergruft

Godela Weiss-Sussex (Cambridge): Ein deutsch-jüdischer Zeitroman aus weiblicher Perspektive: Audnal's Der Holzweg (1918) als Absage an das Projekt der Assimilation

Cathy Gelbin (Manchester): Writing an Archaeology of Tyranny: German-Speaking Jews and the Stalinist Purges

Panel 5 (Tower Room): Aufarbeitung der Vergangenheit

Caroline Rowen-Olive (Reading): The authority of the witness in Christa Wolf's prose

Jenny Watson (Swansea): Herta Müller and her Women: Feminist History or Symbolic Reproach?

Katya Krylova (Nottingham): Deathly Silence and Garrulous Silencing: Margarete Heinrich's and Eduard Erne's Totschweigen (1994) and Elfriede Jelinek's Rechnitz (Der Würgeengel) (2008)

16:00-16:30
Tea
16:30-17:30
Panel 6 (New SCR): Film

Sarah Pogoda (Sheffield): Aktion als Film. Film als Aktion: Kontinuitäten im Werk des Filmemachers Christoph Schlingensief

Anna Stainton (Toronto): Model Socialists? Women as Conflicted Role Models in the Films of Iris Gusner

17:30
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