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Deadline: December 15, 2020
CFP: Themed Issue of Amerikastudien/American Studies
“Picturing the Black Americas: Race/Relations and Modes of Visual (Self-)Archiving”

Guest Editors: Dustin Breitenwischer, Robert Reid-Pharr, Jasmin Wrobel
Find more information here!

December 2020
Ernst-Reuter-Preis awarded to network member Jasmin Wrobel
Jasmin Wrobel has been awarded the FU Berlin’s Ernst-Reuter-Preis, endowed with 5,000 Euros, for her doctoral thesis on “Topografien des 20. Jahrhunderts: Die memoriale ‘Poetik des Stolperns’ in Haroldo de Campos Galáxias”.

June 19, 2020
Guest and associate of the network, Robert F. Reid-Pharr, has published the essay “Anatomy of a Lynching” in the Texte zur Kunst “Notes from Quarantine” series.

Ongoing and Upcoming Events

Winter 2020/21
Kerstin Schankweiler organizes the lecture series “Bildkulturen des Digitalen” (online event) at TU Dresden.

Past Events

October 21-23, 2020, Dresden (online event only)
Second Workshop, “Widerstand/Resistance”
Guests: Iris Därmann (HU Berlin) & Robin Celikates (Freie Universität Berlin)
+ Virtual tour of the exhibition “1 Million Roses for Angela Davis” @ Kunsthalle im Lipsiusbau, Dresden; hosted by curator Kathleen Reinhardt

October 2020, Dresden
Presentation by Jasmin Wrobel, “Nepantleras: Transcultural and Intersectional Border
Thinking in the Work of Gloria Anzaldúa”
at the 6th Annual Conference of the Kulturwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft (KWG) “B/ORDERING CULTURES: EVERYDAY LIFE, POLITICS, AESTHETICS”

February 4, 2020, Leipzig
Presentation by Jasmin Wrobel, “Graphische Narrative zum urbanen Raum in Lateinamerika” as part of the lecture series “Literatur, Kultur, Geschichte nach Schwerpunkten für Hispanisten und Lusitanisten”, Leipzig

January 30-31, 2020, Freiburg
Presentation by Dustin Breitenwischer, “‘It’s not about the pieces, it’s how the pieces work together’: Hip-Hop, Architektur und die Ästhetik urbaner Ökologie” at interdisciplinary conference “Erzählte Architektur: Trans- und intermediale Perspektiven auf das Verhältnis von Erzählen und Architektur im 20. und 21. Jahrhundert”, FRIAS, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

January 11-12, 2020, Berlin
First Workshop, “Kulturen ästhetischen Widerstands/Cultures of Aesthetic Resistance”
Guests: Juliane Rebentisch (HfG Offenbach) & Robert Reid-Pharr (Harvard)

January 9-10, 2020, Berlin
International Conference “Imagining the Black Diaspora: On the Circulation and Competition of Literary Picture-Making Across the Americas”
Literarisches Colloquium Berlin (LCB) &
Lateinamerika-Institut, Freie Universität Berlin
organized by network members Dustin Breitenwischer & Jasmin Wrobel

November 21-23, 2019, Berlin
“Künstlerische Praxis zwischen Autonomie und Funktionalisierung”
Abschlusskonferenz des Einstein-Forschungsvorhabens “Autonomie und Funktionalisierung der Kunst”
Charlotte-Salomon-Saal + Alte Bibliothek, Hardenbergstr. 33, 10623 Berlin
co-organized by network member Christian Krüger




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