Postmigrant Aesthetics: How to narrate a future Europe?

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Please note that the event will be recorded and that questions for each panel will only be taken after the presentations. Audience members will be muted during the presentations. For technical inquiries, please contact Dorothee Leesing.


8:50 AM to 9:00 AM (PST) Introduction: Welcome and Acknowledgement

Markus Hallensleben (UBC); Moritz Schramm (SDU)


9:00 AM to 10:20 AM (PST) Panel I: New Perspectives for a Postmigrant Europe

Moderators: Sten Moslund (SDU); Markus Hallensleben (UBC)

Regina Römhild (HU): Silencing a Migrant Past: Neglected Genealogies of European Self-Making in Cross-Mediterranean Mobilities and Entanglements

Francesca Pegorer (UBC): From Friuli, Looking East: Multiple Belongings between Literature and Autoethnography

Moritz Schramm (SDU): Radical Diversity: A New Narrative for Postmigrant Europe?

Azadeh Sharifi (LMU, respondent)


10:25 AM to 12:10 PM (PST) Panel II: Postmigrant Narratives in European Literature and Film

Moderator: Sabine Zimmermann (UBC); Francesca Pegorer (UBC)

Markus Hallensleben (UBC): Migrating into European History: From “Dangerous Affinities” to Postmigrant Narratives

Dorothee Leesing (UBC): The High-Rise as Transitional Space: Identity Negotiations in K. Taha’s  “Beschreibung einer Krabbenwanderung” (2018)

Alvaro Luna (Université de Limoges and Institut d’études politiques de Paris): Towards an Ecocritical Reading of (Post)migrant Narratives: An Analysis of Yamina Benguigui’s Inch’Allah Dimanche

Sten Moslund (SDU): Postmigrant Revisions of Analytical Concepts to Catch up with the Contemporary Development of Multicultural Literature (The Example of Black British Literature)

Katrin Sieg (Georgetown U, respondent)


12:15-12:30 PM (PST) Internal Wrap-Up Discussion about Plans for Future Collaboration


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