Deutsch Intern
    English and American Studies

    Prof. Dr. MaryAnn Snyder-Körber - Presentations

    June 2017

    Introduction of Keynote Speaker Anita Patterson. Annual Meeting of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Nordamerikastudien "Modernization and Modernities in North America." Leibniz Universität Hannover.

    February 2017

    "Reed Smoot's Prayers and the "Mormon Moment" of US-American Politics." International and Interdisciplinary Conference "Cultures of US-American Conservativism." Georg-August-Universität Göttingen.

    January 2017

    "Return on Investment: 20th-Century American Arts Funding and the Arts of Literary Payback." Ringvorlesung "The Ecstasy of Gold: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Money." John F. Kennedy-Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin. 

    November 2016

    "Converso Questions: The Cosmopolitan, the National, and Constructions of the Converso in the Early American Republic." Lecture Series "Strangers in the World? Legacies of Early Modern Cosmopolitanism." Universtität Potsdam. Invited Lecture.

    May 2016

    "Of Copies, Rights, and Nineteenth-Century Abolitionist Remix: A Pre-Digital Case Study." Annual Meeting of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Nordamerikastudien "The United States and the Question of Rights." Universität Osnabrück.

    January 2016

    "Better Homemaking with the Devil Baby of Hull-House" Cooperative Workshop of the American Studies Departments at the Leibniz Universität Hannover und the Universität Osnabrück "The American City." Leibniz Universität Hannover. Invited Lecture.

    November 2015

    "'This American World': Americanization, Modernization, Opportunity." Cooperative Ringvorlesung Lateinamerika-Institut, Freie Universität Berlin and the John F. Kennedy-Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin "Borders in Motion/Frontieras en moviemento." John F. Kennedy-Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin. 

    November 2015

    Reading with Miranda July The First Bad Man/Der erste fiese Typ. Literarisches Zentrum Göttingen. 

    July 2015

    "Self-Evidence: Negotiations of Picture, Page, and Stage in 19th-Cenutry Abolitionism.". Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg. Trial Lecture.

    May 2015

    "News That Isn't New: Reprinting, Repetition, and Consensus Construction in Nineteenth-Century Popular Print." Annual Meeting of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Nordamerikastudien "Knowledge Landscapes North America." Universität Bonn.

    December 2014

    "'Specters of Shylock': der 'Converso' in der frühen Republik." Fachbereich für Philosophie und Geisteswissenschaften, Freie Universität Berlin. Habilitationsvortrag.

    June 2014

    "Modernism in American Centuries." Research Colloquium of the American Studies Department. Seminar for English Philology, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen.

    "Flarf: E-Detritus Composition and the Affordances of the Avant-Garde." Annual Meeting of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Nordamerikastudien "America After Nature: Democracy, Culture, Environment." Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg.

    June 2013

    "American Modernism after the Avant-Garde." International and Interdisciplinary Conference "Cultures of Obsolescence in North America: Aesthetics, Materiality, History." Georg-August-Universität Göttingen.

    May 2013

    "Modernism in American Centuries: T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land." Department of American Studies, English Seminar. Leibniz Universität Hannover.  Invited Lecture.

    December. 2012

    "Apocalypse Not Quite Yet': Cyborg-Variationen seit der Jahrtausendwende" Ringvorlesung "Diversity Trouble." Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald. Invited Lecture.

    June 2012

    "Modernist Machinations: Replaying The Waste Land." International Conference "Memory, the United States, and Transnational  Poetry." Ruhr-Universität Bochum.

    May 2012

    "Gift Money: Nightwood and the Funding/Form Logics of Late Modernism." Presentation in the Research Colloquium for American Studies, English Seminar. Leibniz Universität Hannover.

    November 2010

    "Real Things: Misuse and American Modernism at the End of the Poetic Production Line." American Studies Association Annual Meeting: "Crisis, Chains, and Change: American Studies for the 21st Century." San Antonio, Texas.

    June 2010

    Aesthetic, etc.: Cosmopolitan Calculation and the Making of the American Modernist." Research Colloquium of the Departments for North American Literature and Cultural Studies "Perspectives in American Studies." John F. Kennedy-Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin.

    May 2010

    "Gift Money: Nightwood and the Funding/Form Logic of Late Modernism." Annual Meeting of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Nordamerikastudien "American Economies." Humboldt Universität zu Berlin.

    April 2010

    "Ressentiment as Style." American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting "Creoles, Diasporas, Cosmopolitanisms." New Orleans, Louisiana.

    December 2009

    "Converting Shylock: Arthur Mervyn and the 18th-Century American Gothic." International Conference "Gothic Renaissance." Universität zu Köln.

    October 2008

    "(Trans)national Trouble and the Undercover Jew: The Converso in the Literature of the Early Republic." International Trans-Coop Conference "Transatlantic American Studies." Universität Potsdam/Humboldt Universität zu Berlin/Freie Universität Berlin.

    May 2008

    "Bad Modernism: Cosmopolitan Calculation from Henry James to James Baldwin." W.E.B. DuBois Lectures. Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. Invited Lecture.

    March 2008

    Reading with Amy Bloom, Away/Die unglaublich Reise der Lillian Leyb. US Embassy Literature Series. Museum THE KENNEDYS. Berlin.

    November 2007

    "Lost and Found Images: September 11th and the Media of National Mourning." Symposium for Prof. Dr. Peter Drexler "Bewegte Bilder/Bewegende Bilder/Bilder der Bewegung." Universität Potsdam. Invited Lecture.

    October 2007

    "White Slavery, Wandering Jews, and 'the Cause of America': Cosmopolitan Complications in Royall Tyler's The Algerine Captive." American Studies Association Annual Meeting. "América Acquí. Transhemispheric Visions and Community Connections." Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    September 2007

    "Internationalizing the International Theme: From Henry James's The American to Thomas Mann's Royal Highness." International American Studies Association World Congress "Trans/American, Trans/Oceanic, Trans/lation." Universida de Lisboa.

    July 2007

    "And Susan Sontag Wept: Portraits, Grief, and the Gritty Grain of the Real." International and Interdisciplinary Conference The Pathos of Authenticity: American Passions of the Real." John F. Kennedy-Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin.

    February 2007

    "The Ethical Turn of the Inversion: From Henry James to James Baldwin." Florida State University Conference for Literature and Film "Cosmopolitanism: Thinking and Feeling Beyond the Nation." Florida State University at Tallahassee.

    November 2006

    "Why Casper Isn't Really A Friendly Ghost: The American Gothic Explained." Schwarzmarkt für nützliches Wissen und Nicht-Wissen "Amerikanische Nahaufnahmen in 440 Dialogen." HAU I (Hebel Theater), Berlin.

    "Blaues Licht und ovale Portraits." Philologisches Film-Forum "Leni Riefenstahl: Mythen des Erhabenen." Neuere Deutsche Literatur, Freie Universität Berlin.

    July 2006

    "Elegaic (Self)Portraits: Mourning, Memorialization, and Diane Schoemperlen's The Names of the Dead." Conference of the International Auto/Biography Association. Johann-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz.

    September 2005

    "Poetry Talks with C.K. Williams." Internationales Literaturfest Berlin. Literaturhaus Berlin.

    February 2005

    "Das Tippfräulein wird zum Diktat bestellt: Eliots 'Typist' und die Substanz des Waste Land." Internationale Tagung "Working Girls: zur Ökonomie von Liebe und Arbeit in der Moderne." Ludwigs-Maximilians-Universität München.

    December 2004

    "Konfigurationen der Kontinuität: Europäische Philologie bei Ernst Robert Curtius" (with Marcel Lepper). Colloquium. "Ein Kontinent wird vermessen: europäische Selbstthematisierungen im 20. Jahrhundert." Universität Augsburg.

    December 2002

    "Der praktische, theoretische und fiktionale Cyborg." Colloquim "Personale und kollektive Identität." Carl Friedrich von Siemens Stiftung/ Ludwigs-Maximilians-Universität München.

    April 2001

    "Der weibliche Körper im Zeichen des Erhabenen: 'Gender Bending' der anderen Art in Richardsons Clarissa." Interdisciplinary Conference "Körperproduktionen: zur Artifizialität der Geschlechter." Ruhr-Universität Bochum.

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