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Interdisciplinary American Studies: Economies, Speculation, Media

DozentIn: Dr. phil. Elisabeth Reichel

Veranstaltungstyp: Seminar

Ort: 15/318: Do. 18:00 - 20:00 (11x), (Raum: 41/112): Do. 18:00 - 20:00 (1x), (Raum: 41/112 ): Freitag, 21.04.2023 12:00 - 14:00

Zeiten: Do. 18:00 - 20:00 (wöchentlich), Termine am Freitag, 21.04.2023 12:00 - 14:00

Beschreibung: This seminar intertwines a series of public lectures given by international scholars with discussions of texts that provide students with relevant concepts and enhance their understanding of the lectures. Students are introduced to current research in American Studies and learn about vibrant areas of scholarship, such as the economic humanities, speculative fiction studies, and sound studies. The public lectures that they will attend:
Thursday, 20.04.2023, 18:00, Room 41/112 - Shirley E. Thompson (Univ. of Texas at Austin), "Charles Chesnutt, Toni Morrison, and Black Political Economy"
Friday, 21.04.2023, 12:00, Room 41/112 - Susan Fraiman (Univ. of Virginia), "Memory Work and Dirty Work – Writing the Labor of Eldercare"
Thursday, 11.05.2023, 18:00, Room 15/318 - Amin Samman (City, Univ. of London), "Economy of Nihilism"
Thursday, 08.06.2023, 18:00, Room 15/318 - Maxi Albrecht (Univ. Siegen), "Survival and the Speculative Imagination: Neoliberal Intelligence Politics and The Walking Dead"
Thursday, 22.06.2023, 18:00, Room 15/318 - Katrin Horn (Univ. Bayreuth), "'in all probability' – Gossip‘s Speculative Knowledge and 19th-Century Print Culture"
Thursday, 06.07.2023, 18:00, Room 15/318 - Edward Allen (Univ. of Cambridge), "Europe, Radio, and Transatlantic Mediation"

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