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  • “Queer / New Media: Rethinking Knowledge and its Failures” 2. Workshop des DFG-Netzwerkes Failures of Knowledge/Knowledge of Failure
    10.-11. Dezember 2020. Mit Keynote von Prof. Robert Payne (American University of Paris), “Lossy Media: Queer Encounters with Infrastructure.”
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  • Auto/Biographie und Gender: Fakt, Fake, Fiktion“ 9. Öffentlicher Workshop des Arbeitskreises Biographie und Geschlecht.
    1.-2. Oktober 2020. Mit Keynote von Prof. Dr. Anje Kley (FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg), "Tod – Körper – Geschlecht: Literarische Freiheit und moralische Verantwortung in aktuellen US-amerikanischen Memoiren"
  • The (Transmedial) Poetics of Risk Fiction
    May, 4 2018, University of Bayreuth
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  • The Seriality of Risk in American Popular Culture
    July 27, 2017, University of Bayreuth
  • Contested Knowledge in the Western Hemisphere? Time- and Landscapes
    May 19-20, 2017, University of Bayreuth
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  • American Studies Projects Workshop
    December 14, 2016, University of Bayreuth
  • Blood in the Gutter: Uncertainty and Speculation in Contemporary American Comics
    July 15, 2016, University of Bayreuth
  • Embodying Speculation
    July 12-13, 2016, University of Bayreuth
  • Future Visions: Speculation and Anticipation in Graphic Narratives
    July 11, 2014
  • Work-in-Progress: New Research in Early Modern Economic History
    July 4, 2014
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  • Risk Technologies and the Gendered Body
    July 12, 2013, University of Bayreuth
  • Life - Science and Narrative
    July 20, 2012, University of Bayreuth
  • The European Backcountry and the Atlantic World
    July 20-21, 2012, University of Bayreuth
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  • Students excursion in Canada
    25. - Mai bis 03. Juni 2012, Prof. Dr. Martina Drescher und Prof. Dr. Susanne Mühleisen
  • Re/Visions of American Studies (Young Scholars Network)
    June 25-27, 2010, University of Bayreuth
  • International Conference on Cross-Cultural Studies: Intercultural Adaptation, Globalization, and Risk
    October 6-7, 2017, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan
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  • Fifth Summer Academy of Atlantic History
    September 28-October 01, 2017, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Spanien
  • Future Forum: Deutschland und die USA: Verstehen wir uns wirklich?
    April 14-15, 2016, University of Bayreuth
  • Postgraduate Conference 2015
    November 6-8, 2015, Universität Bamberg
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  • Perilous Passages - The Birth of Risk in the 19th Century American Culture 
    October 23-24, 2015, University of Bayreuth
  • Student Conference: Connect the Dots! - Structures, Networks, and Systems
    January 10-12, 2014
  • Ökologische Genres
    October 3-5, 2014
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  • Third Summer Academy of Atlantic History: Circuits of Knowledge
    August 25-29, 2013, University of Hamburg
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  • The Rule of Law and the Administrative State in Crisis
    February 15-16, 2013, George Mason Law School in Arlington, Virginia
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  • Empire and Imagination in Early America and the Atlantic World
    December 13-15, 2012, University of Bayreuth
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  • Risk - Effects and Affect: Technology and Narrative in the 21st Century
    November 23-25, 2012, University of Bayreuth
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  • The Shaping Power of Risk: Literature, Culture, Environment
    February 24-26, 2012, University of Bayreuth
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  • Summer Academy: Cultural Brokers in the Atlantic World
    May 26-28, 2011, National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Summer Academy: Atlantic History in the Past, Present and Future
    August 30-September 03, 2010, University of Bayreuth
  • 9/11 as Catalyst: American and British Cultural Responses
    November  27-29, 2009, University of Bayreuth
  • Americanisms: Discourses of Exception, Exclusion, Exchange
    January 31-February 01, 2008, University of Bayreuth

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