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‘Working Bodies in Upton Sinclair’s Oil!’, Conference Talk by Jannis Buschky (University of Konstanz), 15th June 2024

Conference TAlk When: Saturday 15th June Where: As part of the conference “Infrastructures of Representation, Infrastructures of Extraction: Energy, Environment, and Literary Form in World Literatures and Cultures” at the University of Southampton, from June 14-15th. Learn more about the conference here. Organiser: School of Humanities, University of Southampton Jannis Buschky’s conference paper is titled Working Bodies […]

Melanie Frey (University of Konstanz) presents at the “Forum of Global Anglophone Literatures and Cultures“ at Goethe University, 2nd May 2024

Lecture When: 2nd May, 6-8 pm. Where: Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main Organiser: Prof. Nadia Butt, Michelle Stork Speaker: Melanie Frey Melanie Frey presented her paper titled “‘I guess there must be pioneer blood in our veins‘: Pioneering Nostalgia in Early Automobile Travel Writing.“ The talk was part of the “Forum of Global Anglophone Literatures […]

Melanie Frey (University of Konstanz) presents at EAAS Conference 2024, 6th April 2024

Lecture When: 6th April, 11 am-12.30 pm. Where: EAAS Conference 2024: “1924-2024: The American Immigrant Narrative Revisited”, Munich Organiser: European Association for American Studies Speaker: Melanie Frey Melanie Frey presented her paper titled “‘I guess there must be pioneer blood in our veins‘: Pioneering Nostalgia in Early Automobile Travel Writing.“ The talk was part of […]

Gilberto Mazzoli (University of Konstanz) presents at EAAS Conference 2024, 6th April 2024

Lecture When: 6th April, 11 am-12.30 pm. Where: EAAS Conference 2024: “1924-2024: The American Immigrant Narrative Revisited”, Munich Organiser: European Association for American Studies Speaker: Gilberto Mazzoli Gilberto Mazzoli presented his paper titled “Italianness in the United States between Migrants’ Informal Gardening Practices and Agricultural Diplomacy (1880–1912)“. The talk was part of the panel “Intersections of […]

Gilberto Mazzoli (University of Konstanz) Presents at Conference of American Society for Environmental History, 25th March 2024

conference talk When: Monday 25th March, 5-6.30 pm. Where: Conference of American Society for Environmental History 2024 Organiser: American Society for Environmental History Speaker:  Dr. Gilberto Mazzoli  Gilberto Mazzoli presented his paper titled “Italianness in the United States between migrants’ informal gardening practices and agricultural diplomacy (1880–1912)”. The talk was part of the panel “Sowing […]

‘Urban Traffic and the Question of Sustainability in the Early Automobile Novel’, Talk by Timo Müller (University of Konstanz), 21st November 2023

Lecture When: Tuesday 21st November, 5:30 pm Where: University of Stuttgart, as part of the lecture series “Neuigkeiten aus dem Imaginationslabor: Nachhaltige Metropolen und Fiktionen des Klimawandels – Diverse Perspektiven”. Join the hybrid event online by registering here. Organiser: University of Stuttgart, Department of American Literature and Culture with the IZKT and the Green Office Speaker: Prof. Dr. Timo Müller  […]