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Ergebnisanzeige "Gender, Agency and Violence: European Perspectives from Early Modern Times to the Present Day"
RessourcentypKonferenzen, Tagungen, Kolloquien
TitelGender, Agency and Violence: European Perspectives from Early Modern Times to the Present Day
BeschreibungGender, Agency and Violence: European Perspectives from Early Modern Times to the Present Day

Thursday, 18 March and Friday, 19 March 2010

Co-Ordinator: Ulrike Zitzlsperger (University of Exeter)

Venue: Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, University of London,
Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1


Thursday, 18 March 2010

9.30 Registration

10.00 Welcome

10.15 Susan Gaylard (Seattle): Erasing Beautiful Violence: Gendering Violence in 16th-Century Italy

10.50 Leila Goulahsen (Manchester): ‘Where violent sorrow seems a modern ecstasy’: the Violence of Women’s Actions and Speech in French and English Renaissance Drama

11.25 Coffee

11.55 Sarah Smart (Exeter): Violence or Heroic Fortitude and the Rise of Brandenburg Prussia (1680-1700)

12.30 Julia Prest (St Andrews): Mock Combat in French Court Ballet: Catherine de Médicis and Le Paradis d’Amour (1572)

13.05 Lunch (own arrangements)

14.30 Christian Jäger (Berlin): Murderers and Lady-Killers: Robbers in German Literature around 1800

15.05 Ricarda Schmidt (Exeter): Beauty and Violence. The Constitution of Surface and Depth in the Gaze of Male Musicians and Painters on Kleist’s Penthesilea

15.40 Susanne Kord (London): The Typical Poisoner: Class and Gender in German Legal and Medical Writing from the 18th to the 20th Century

16.15 Tea

16.45 Mira Miladinovic-Zalaznik (Ljubljana): The Case of Angela Vode and Igor Ðentjurc: Origins and Impact of Stately Force

17.20 Alex Standen (Birmingham): Ostile o Affascinante: Problematising Perpetrators in Dacia Maraini’s Voci and Buio

Friday, 19 March 2010

9.30 Frank Krause (London): The Female Stabber in El Hor’s Short Prose Sketch ‘The She-Fool’ (1914): ‘Feminine Expressionism’ and Otto Weininger’s ‘Sex and Character’ (1903)

10.05 Christine Kanz (Marburg): Queering Violence and Masculinity in Marinetti

10.40 Coffee

11.10 Anna Parkinson (Evanston): Melodramatic Masculinity and Affective Community in Contemporary German Cinema

11.45 Esme Nicholson (Berlin): ‘This will hurt you more than it hurts me’: Michael Haneke’s Das weisse Band

12.20 Lunch (own arrangements)

14.00 Johann Lughofer (Ljubljana): Male Murderers in Joseph Roth’s Tarabas and Beichte eines Mörders

14.35 Elizabeth English (London): ‘Murder is a Queer Crime’: Lesbian Criminality and Violence in Golden Age Detective Fiction

15.10 Closing Discussion chaired by Lisa Downing (CISSGE, Exeter)

15.30 Wine

Further Details and Registration

To obtain further information and register for the conference, contact Jane Lewin (tel: 020 7862 8966).
Please note the closing date for receipt of registrations is Monday, 1 March 2010.

Conference Fees
Reduced Rate: CISSGE members, fully paid-up Friends of Germanic Studies or paying members of the IGRS only
Student Rate: Students with proof of status only

Both Days
£50.00 Standard Rate
£45.00 Reduced Rate
£30.00 Student Rate

1 Day
£30.00 Standard Rate
£25.00 Reduced Rate
£20.00 Student Rate

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This conference takes places under the auspices of the
Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies and the
Centre for the Interdisciplinary Study of Sexuality and Gender in Europe (CISSGE)
at the University of Exeter

Jane Lewin
Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies
University of London School of Advanced Study
Room ST 272, Senate House
Malet Street, GB- London WC1E 7HU
Telephone 0044 (0)20 7862 8966

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