The European Joint Master's Programme in English and American Studies is pleased to announce its first Joint Lecture Series "Diversity: Linguistic, Cultural and Literary Perspectives".
We would like to invite students of English and American Studies to a new transdisciplinary series of yearly online lectures offered jointly by the partner universities of the European Joint Master’s Programme in English and American Studies. The first edition of our lecture series will deal with the topic of diversity from linguistic, cultural and literary perspectives. It is an outstanding opportunity to interact with a group of international students and to get to know professors from our partner universities. The series consists of four online lectures taught between November 2023 and February 2024 and a hybrid student conference on April 25, 2024 in Bamberg (Germany).
Wednesday, 8 November, 6:00-8:00 pm: Prof. Dr. Manfred Krug, Bamberg: “Binary or diversity? A multimodal approach to Michael Jackson's music video Black or White”
Wednesday, 13 December, 6:00-8:00 pm: Prof. Andrew Monnickendam, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona: “Why food studies matters”
Wednesday, 10 January, 6:00-8:00 pm: Prof. Dr. Roberta Maierhofer, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz: “Communities and Connections: Inter-American Perspectives”
Wednesday, 7 February, 6:00-8:00 pm: Dr. Mena Mitrano and Prof. Pia Masiero, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia: “First Person: Challenges and Affordances”
Student Conference on Thursday, 25 April 2024
This is a hybrid event that can either be accessed with the Zoom link above or visited in person at MG2/00.10. A separate programme with all panels and speakers will be published shortly before the event. Please read the Call for Papers.
Keynote lecture: Thursdsay, 25 April, 9:15-10:15 am: Prof. Dr. Wladyslaw Witalisz, Uniwersytet Jagiellonski w Krakowie: “Latinx Shakespeare: Carlos Morton's Trumpus Caesar and the power of political farce"
Thursday, 25 April, 1:30-2:30 pm: Kedon Willis, City College of New York: “Queer Literatures of the Caribbean”