The Time is Now: German Literature and Film in the 2010sExport this event to calendar

Monday, April 10, 2017 — 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM EDT

logoJoin eight graduate students from the department of Germanic and Slavic Studies as they present conference papers on German literature and film of the past decade. 

9:00 Breakfast
9:30 Alexander Sullivan – The Trouble with Growing Up: Psychological Escape in Peter Stamm’s Weit über das Land and J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye
Discussant: Michael Eppelmann
10:10 Sabrina Wuttke – Das Glücksverständnis im Wandel der Zeit in Kristine Bilkaus Roman Die Glücklichen
​Discussant: Kyle Massia
10:50 Break
11:10 Myrto Provida – Frauenbilder in Kristine Bilkaus Die Glücklichen
​Discussant: Ally Melitzer
11:50 Erica Swyers – Mental Health and the Body in Kristine Bilkau’s Die Glücklichen
​Discussant: Jonas Heintz
12:30 Lunch (freundliche Selbstbedienung)
1:30 Ally Melitzer - Schafslogik and Human Reasoning in Leonie Swann’s Garou: Ein Schaf-Thriller
​Discussant: Sabrina Wuttke
2:10 Jonas Heintz - Authentizität in den Gangsterfilmen A bout de souffle von Jean-Luc Godard und Victoria von Sebastian Schipper
​Discussant: Erica Swyers
2:50 Break (Kuchen!)
3:10 Kyle Massia – Put Your Money Where Your Currywurst Is: Depictions of Berlin and Funding Models in Schipper’s Victoria and Gerster’s Oh Boy
Discussant: Alexander Sullivan
3:50 Michael Eppelmann – Babyboomer und Millennials: Unterschiedliche Einstellungen zur Berufswelt in Maren Ades Toni Erdmann und Arne Feldhusens Stromberg – Der Film
Discussant: Myrto Provida
Cost 
Free admission; all are welcome!
Location 
HH - J.G. Hagey Hall of the Humanities, Room 373
University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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