Events


Events

Upcoming Events

Indigenous Popular Culture Conference


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NamLitCult is organizing a three-day international conference devoted to the field of Indigenous Popular Culture:

“A Long Time Ago on a Reservation Far, Far Away”:
Contemporary Indigenous Popular Culture across the Globe

June 1-3, 2017
Saarland University
Campus, Graduate Center, Building C 9 3

 

Keynote speakers:

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Please register for the conference via the registration form.

The conference program includes a screening of "Global Lacrosse Village": click here for details.

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Guest Lecture


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Film Screening


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Film screening is part of the conference "'A Long Time Ago on a Reservation Far, Far Away': Contemporary  Indigenous Popular Culture Across the Globe."


Atelier Bordertexturen

The Work of Global Border Writing
Claudia Sadowski-Smith (Arizona State University)

June 7, 2017
4-6 p.m.
Saarland University, Campus,
Building C 5 3, room 119

This presentation places US-Mexico border theory in the larger context of global discourses about contemporary 
human border crossings. Dr. Sadowski-Smith will discuss how a growing body of writing about bordercrossings to the United States and the European Union complicates the prevailing focus in American Studies on the relationship of a particular population to a specific geographical border.


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Erfolg in Serie is back!

Erfolg in Serie will continue on
Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 7.30 p.m.

with a presentation by Dr. Marion Esch
(MINTEEE Stiftung Berlin)

on

CSI

Filmhaus Saarbrücken

 


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IRTG Spring Lecture Series

Jean Friesen (University of Manitoba)

will speak on

"Strangers in Translation: Indigenous-Settler Dialogue in 19th and 20th Century Canada"

Monday, 29 May 2017
4 - 6 p.m.

This talk will take place in Saarbrücken,
Campus, Building E 1.7, room 002.

 


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Past Events

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Guest Lecture

Laurence McFalls
Université de Montréal, Département de Science Politique
IRTG Diversity

"Relire Foucault à l’époque post-libérale"

Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 2.15 p.m.

Saarland University, Campus, Building C 5 2, room 316


IRTG Spring Lecture Series

Margaret Kovach (University of Saskatchewan)

will speak on

"Translating Diversity and/or Transforming Public Spaces? The Paradox and Potentiality of Indigenous Knowledges in Post-Secondary Landscapes"

Monday, 8 May 2017
4 - 6 p.m.

This talk will take place in Saarbrücken,
Campus, Building E 1.7, room 002.

 


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Guest Lecture

Dr. Silvia Schultermandl

will speak on

Transnationalism as Aesthetic Experience: Liberalism, Sentimentalism, and Cosmopolitanism in American Literature after the Transnational Turn

Tuesday, 7 February 2017
12-2 p.m.

Musiksaal


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Guest Lecture

Dr. Katharina Motyl

will speak on

Regarding the Pain of Brothers: Arab American Literary Challenges to the Western Colonial Project

Tuesday, 10 January 2017
12-2 p.m.

Musiksaal


Ring-Vorlesung: Fluchtraum Europa

Prof. Dr. Astrid Fellner and Dr. Sebastian Weier

"Grenzen/Körper/Flucht"

9 January 2017
7 p.m.

Rathausfestsaal
Rathaus Saarbrücken

The complete program can be found here.


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Applications for exchange programs (US)

Applications for our exchange programs with US universities for 2017/18 are possible until Dec. 10, 2016!


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Guest Lecture

Prof. Marc Charron
University of Ottawa,
School of Translation and Interpretation

will speak on

Narrative Identity and Translation: From Ricoeur to Adam, from Borges to Borges (re)translated

Tuesday, 25 October 2016
6 p.m.
Campus,
C 5 3, room 120

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In cooperation with the Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institut Saarland, the Chair of North American Literary and Cultural Studies at Saarland University will hold a 2-day American Studies Graduate Forum that invites doctoral and advanced Master students to present their current projects-in-progress in a workshop-style setting. The forum will offer participants a chance to discuss their research with peers as well as experienced and senior scholars.

The graduate forum / workshop will take place at Saarland University on

October 21 and 22, 2016.

Keynote Speakers:
Dr. Sébastien Mort (Université de Lorraine, Metz)
Monika Sauter (Erlangen University)

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No Borders: Syrian, Palestinian, Kurdish Event


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Border Voices


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Archive

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