Workshops – University of Copenhagen


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Moderator: Mieke Bal
Thursday, October 24, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Room: 22.0.11

Brianne Cohen, Université Catholique de Louvain:
Screening In-Formation and GLUB Through a Migratory Aesthetics and Civil
Patti Gaal-Holmes, artist/filmmaker:
Certitudes of Belonging and Embodied Excavations
Anna Rådström, Umeå University:
Telling and Retelling: Generational histories in the work of Zineb Sedira
Roy Meuwissen, independent researcher/artist:
In the Offing: Bas Jan Ader and the Immaterialization of the Migrant Subject
Anne Ring Petersen, University of Copenhagen:
Migratory Aesthetics and the Politics of Irregular Migration: A Case Study of Isaac Julien's Western Union: Small Boats
Eckehard Pistrick, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg:
How Does Migration Sound?
Marion Hohlfeldt, Université de Rennes II:
Go_HOME– displacement and diaspora in the artwork of Danica Dakic


Moderator: Moritz Schramm
Thursday, October 24, 3:15 PM – 5:15 PM
Room: 27.0.49

Azadeh Sharifi, independent researcher:
Post-migrant perspectives on European Theatre   
Lizzie Stewart, The University of Edinburgh:
Black Virgins, ‘Broken Traditions’: Intertextuality, Intention and Reception in Post-Migrant Theatre in Germany 
Hypatia Vourloumis, Freie Universität Berlin:   
Encountering Synchronicities: Performing Contemporary Athenian Presences  
Jane Wilkinson, University of Leeds:
Representing (Post-)Migrant Experience in Recent German-Language Drama: The Semi-Documentary Monologues Shadow Voices and Illegal  

Moderator: Savaş Arslan
Thursday, October 24, 3:15 PM – 5:15 PM
Room: 27.0.09

Adlai Murdoch, Tufts University:   
Making Europe Multicultural: Literary Representations of Caribbean Migration   
Christina Papadopoulou, Greek Parliament:   
Identities in Europe of crisis: Curse or advantage?   
Bruno Röver & Anna Marijke Weber, Aachen University:
Typologytransfer and new boundaries   
Chun Chen, Universität Zürich:   
Media Use, Cultural Identities and Social Integration: A Study on Student Migrants in Switzerland  
Nese Ceren Tosun, University of Warwick:   
Edible Roots: Culinary Legacy Performed by Turkish Restaurants in London   
Zehra Jumabhoy, The Courtauld Institute of Art:   
Time and Tide: Multiculturalism and the Nation     
Taey Iohe, University College Dublin:  
Crossing the Threshold: Travelogues by Ghostwriters  


Moderator: Sten Pultz Moslund
Friday, October 25, 10:45 AM – 12:45 AM
Room: 27.0.49

Borbála Faragó, Central European University, Budapest:
Central-Eastern Europe: Transnational Literatures of Hungary   
Mirjam Gebauer, Aalborg University:
The Animating Language: Yoko Tawada’s poetics of the foreign  
Alice Loda, University of Sydney:
Travelling form, genre, image: Iranian and Iraqi poets in Italy  
Mariangela Palladino, University of Keele:   
Burning Boundaries: Trans-coastal narratives across the Mediterranean
Nichola Smalley, University College London:   
Ways with Words: Urban Language and Community in Literature   
Oluwole Coker, Obafemi Awolowo University:   
Destination Europe: Self (De) Inscription in Postcolonial African Migrant Fiction  

Moderator: Tabish Khair
Friday, October 25, 10:45 AM – 12:45 AM
Room: 27.0.09

Chantal Cornut-Gentille d'Arcy, University of Zaragoza:   
Islam in contemporary Catholic Spain: El próximo oriente (The Near East, Fernando Colomo, 2006) as an antifundamentalist, visual narrative  
Simon Goebel, University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt:   
„But: Nobody wants them.” The construed reality about refugees coming to Europe as a result of the Arab spring created by political talk shows   
Asta Smedegaard Nielsen, University of Copenhagen:
Threat: Affect and the nation in journalistic discourses about terrorism 
Ferruh Yilmaz, Tulane University:
From Immigrant Worker to Muslim Immigrant

Moderators: Dina Iordanova & Yosefa Loshitzky
Friday, October 25, 2:45 PM – 4:45 PM
Room: 22.0.11

Roger Bromley, University of Nottingham:
Policing Migration: Changing Narratives of Asylum
Isabel Dzierson, University of Konstanz:
Caught in Transit – “Illegal“ migration and the border crossing experience in European documentaries   
Alessandro Jedlowski: Università degli studi di Roma, La Sapienza:
Nigerian migrants, Nollywood videos and the emergence of an ‘anti-humanitarian’ representation of migration in Italian cinema   
Maria Oikonomou-Meurer, Universität Wien:   
Framing the Invisible: On the Presence of the Absence of Migration   
Juan Tarancón, Universidad de Zaragoza:
Everyday Transnationalism: The Representation of Immigration in Spanish Cinema