Deutsch Intern
    American Studies

    61st Annual Convention of the GAAS

    Würzburg, June 12-15, 2014

    Workshop 11. The American National Narrative and the Global Environmental Challenge

    Yvonne Kaisinger (Salzburg)
    Traversing Boundaries: Radiation and Pollution in Contemporary Hawaiian Literature

    Christian Klöckner (Bonn)
    "What goes around, it comes back around": (Eco-)Systemic Interdependencies in David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest

    Hanna Straß (München)
    Ecological Indians, Ecocide, and Environmental Preservation: Environmental Discourses in Linda Hogan's People of the Whale (2008)

    Antonia Mehnert (München)
    "The World is Beating a Path to Your Door": Climate Change, Butterflies and Ethical Glocalism in Barbara Kingsolver's Flight Behavior

    J. Jessie Ramírez (Frankfurt/M.)
    Green Futures: Toward a Postnational Ecology

    Alexa Weik von Mossner (Klagenfurt/München)
    American Eco(dys)topias and the Transnational Dimensions of Ecological Citizenship


    Alexa Weik von Mossner (Universität Klagenfurt/Rachel Carson Center, München)
    Universität Klagenfurt
    Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik
    Universitätsstr. 65-67
    A - 9020 Klagenfurt

    Timo Müller
    Universität Augsburg
    Universitätsstraße 10
    86159 Augsburg