Conferences

Please see a selection of talks at international conferences below:

“‘The Time has Come for a Melville Revival’: Edwin Emery Slosson’s Journalistic Contributions to the Melville Revival.” 12th International Melville Society Conference. NYU, New York, USA. 17-20 June, 2019. https://melville2019.weebly.com/

„Ulrich Steindorff’s Dämon des Meeres (1931) as Transcultural Creative Reception; Or, a Warner Bros. Émigré Adaptation of Moby-Dick is Coming ‘Home’ to Berlin.“ Transcultural Adaptation–An International Symposium. Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik. TU Dresden, 5.-7. November 2018.

„From ‘Passion Haunted Reverie’ to ‘Frantic Spittle of Emigrants’: Michael Strange’s Creative Reception of Walt Whitman in the 1920s.“ 11th International Walt Whitman Week and Symposium: Poets That Came. Walt Whitman’s Creative Reception from Paper to Web. Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik. TU Dortmund, 2. Juni 2018.

The Red Chador & 1700% Project: Mistaken for Muslim Intermedia Interplay and Challenging Islamophobia in Anida Yoeu Ali’s Performance Art.“ American Counter/Publics. 65th Annual Conference of the German Association for American Studies. FU Berlin. 26. Mai 2018.

„Intermediality Reconsidered: Aesthetic Pluralism and Cultural Strategies in Poetry Films“. International Conference: Poetry in the Digital Age. Universität Hamburg. 15.-17. Juni, 2017.

„Warner Bros.’s Popular Versions of Moby-Dick in the 1920s and 1930s.” 11th International Melville Society Conference. As part of a roundtable discussion with Simon Ewards, Giorgio Mariani, and Paolo Simonetti. King’s College, London. 25.-30. Juni, 2017.

„Ahab in Love: From Emma Embury’s ‘Love and Whaling’ (1843) to Michael Curtiz’s Dämon des Meeres (1931)“. 10th International Melville Conference. Keio Universtität, Tokyo. 25. Juni, 2015.

„`A bugle wails the long recall’: Warren M. Swenson and Luigi Nono’s Artistic (Re-) Interpretations of Herman Melville’s Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War.“ 9th International Melville Society Conference.  The George Washington University, 5. Juni 2013.

 „Ahab beware of Ahab. The Creative Reception of Moby-Dick in Film.“ Joint Austrian Association for American Studies and Swiss Association of North American Studies Studies Conference. Universität Zürich. 9.-10. November, 2012

„Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio’s ‘Kumulipo’ at the White House: Performing Cultural Memory in Slam Poetry.“ International Poetry Conference: Memory, the United States and Transnational Poetics. Ruhr-Universität Bochum. 30. Juni, 2012.

„Melville Studies in a Global Context as Exemplified by the Teaching of Moby-Dick in the University Classroom“. 8th International Melville Society Conference. Universität La Sapienza Rome. 22.-26. Juni, 2011.

 „Sonic Revolutionaries: Selfreflexivity, Intermediality and Cultural Specificity Saul Williams’ Poetry“. 10th European Society for the Study of English. Universität Turin, 24.-28. August, 2010.

 „Manhatta: New York the Magnificent. Intermedial Blending Phenomena in 20th and 21st-Centuries Poetry Films.“ International Conference: Blending Media: Defining Film in the Modernist Period. Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Universität Innsbruck. 9.-10. Juni, 2009.

„Remediating The Making of Americans: a 21st-Century U.S.-American Poetry Film in the Context of 20th and 21st Centuries U.S. Poetries and New Media.“ International Conference: States of the Art: Considering Poetry Today. Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik. Universität Saarbrücken. 23.-25. Oktober, 2008.

„Allen Ginsberg and Eric Drooker: Illuminated Poems as a Site of Visual, Literary and Cultural Contestation“, XI Encontro Regional da Abralic – Associciaco Brasileira de Literatura Comparada. UNESP Brasilien. Präsentiert in zwei Panels. 23. – 25. Juli, 2007.

„Sounds of Poetry: Contemporary American Performance Poets“. Jahrestagung der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Amerikastudien.  Universität Klagenfurt. 28. Oktober, 2001.

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