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    American Studies

    61st Annual Convention of the GAAS

    Würzburg, June 12-15, 2014

    Program

    Thursday, June 12, 2014

    7:30am-9:00am Business Meeting of Editors of DGfA/GAAS Publications (Residenz, Studiensaal der Graphischen Sammlung im Martin von Wagner-Museum)

    9:30am-4:00pm DGfA/GAAS Board Meeting (Residenz, Studiensaal der Graphischen Sammlung im Martin von Wagner-Museum)

    2:00pm-4:00pm PGF Meeting (Philosophie-Gebäude, Am Hubland, ÜR 15)

    3:30pm-4:45pm Distribution conference folders (Neubaukirche, Foyer)

    5:00pm-7:30pm Conference Opening (Neubaukirche)

    Prof. Dr. Udo Hebel (GAAS President), Prof. Dr. Barbara Sponholz (JMU Vice-President), Prof. Dr. Helmut Flachenecker (Vice-Dean Philosophische Fakultät I), Marion Schäfer-Blake (Mayor of the City of Würzburg), John B. Emerson (US Ambassador to Germany)

    Music: Cenk Ergün (Composition), Molly Bashaw (Performance)

    Award Ceremony

    Ambassador's Grant
    Fulbright American Studies Award
    Christoph Daniel Ebeling Fellowship
    Best AmSt Article Award

    GAAS Honorary Membership Prof. Gerhard Hoffmann

    Music: Cenk Ergün (Composition), Molly Bashaw (Performance)

    Introduction: Gesa Mackenthun

    Robert Bullard (Texas Southern University): "Strategies for Building Environmentally Just and Sustainable Communities for All: Why Equity Matters"

    7:30pm-10:00pm Reception (Neubaukirche, Foyer/Innenhof Alte Universität)


    Friday, June 13, 2014

    8:00am-5:30pm Conference Office (Philosophie-Gebäude, Am Hubland, 5 E 7)

    9:00am-10:30am

    Introduction: Christine Gerhardt

    Ursula K. Heise (University of California, Los Angeles): "BioCities: Urban Ecology and the Reinvention of Nature" (Zentrales Hörsaal- und Seminarraumgebäude Z 6, Am Hubland, 0.004)

    10:30am-11:00am Coffee break

    11:00am-12:30pm

    Introduction: Miriam Strube

    John M. Meyer (Humboldt State University): "American Environmentalism and the Resonance Dilemma" (Zentrales Hörsaal- und Seminarraumgebäude Z 6, Am Hubland, 0.004)

    12:30am-2:00pm Teaching American Studies Lunch; Diversity Lunch

    2:00pm-5:00pm Parallel Workshops 1-7 (Philosophie-Gebäude, Am Hubland, ÜR 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 21)

    3:30pm-3:45pm Coffee break

    5:15pm-6:30pm Women's Caucus (Philosophie-Gebäude, Am Hubland, HS 2)

    7:00pm-9:00pm  Weinprobe (Staatlicher Hofkeller Würzburg)


    Saturday, June 14, 2014

    8:00am-5:30pm Conference Office (Philosophie-Gebäude, Am Hubland, 5 E 7)

    9:00am-10:30am

    Introduction: Ruth Mayer

    Julie Sze (University of California, Davis): "Environmental Justice and Environmental Humanities in the Anthropocene" (Zentrales Hörsaal- und Seminarraumgebäude Z 6, Am Hubland, 0.004)

    10:30am-11:00am Coffee break

    11:00am-2:00pm Members’ Meeting (Zentrales Hörsaal- und Seminarraumgebäude Z 6, Am Hubland, 0.004)

    2:00pm-3:00pm PGF Lunch

    3:00pm-6:00pm Parallel Workshops 8-14 (Philosophie-Gebäude, Am Hubland, ÜR 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 21)

    4:30pm-4:45pm Coffee break

    6:15pm-8:00pm DFG Info (Philosophie-Gebäude, Am Hubland, HS 2)

    6:15pm-8:00pm Digital Humanities und Digital Publishing: Neue Ressourcen und Perspektiven für American Studies (Philosophie-Gebäude, Am Hubland, ÜR 11)


    Sunday, June 15, 2014

    9:30-11:00am

    Introduction: Christa Grewe-Volpp

    Sylvia Mayer (University of Bayreuth): "Risk Narratives: Climate Change, the American Novel, and the World Risk Society" (Residenz, Toscanasaal)

    11:00-11:30am  Coffee break

    11:30am-1:00pm

    Introduction: Christof Mauch

    Frank Zelko (University of Vermont): "Holism, Ecology, and the (Non-Ironic) Enchantment of Modernity" (Residenz, Toscanasaal)

    2:00pm-4:00pm Würzburg sightseeing tour


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