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RessourcentypKonferenzen, Tagungen, Kolloquien
TitelConsuming Crime: Consumption, Commodification and Consumerism in Crime Fiction, Film and Television
BeschreibungConsuming Crime: Consumption, Commodification and Consumerism in Crime Fiction, Film and Television

Sixth Interdisciplinary Conference of the Crime Genre Research Network, Ireland

To be held at the University of Limerick, Ireland
Friday 26th - Saturday 27th June, 2015

Keynote speakers:
Prof Evelyne Keitel (Technische Universität Chemnitz)
Prof Matthieu Letourneux (Université Paris Ouest)

Irish crime writer Niamh O'Connor will talk about and read from her work

For further information and registration, contact the organizers Dr Marieke Krajenbrink, University of Limerick ( or Dr Kate Quinn, National University of Ireland, Galway ( and see and

Provisional programme:

Friday, 26th June

Registration (Plassey House)

9.45 -10:00
Opening of the Conference

Keynote Address: Professor Evelyne Keitel (TU Chemnitz, Germany):

The Strange Case of the Nordic Detective: Realism, Regionalism, and Rewrites in Fargo


Parallel Session 1

Crime and Media I
Commodifying the Body

Stefanie Jahn (TU Chemnitz, Germany): True Crime Narration in (the Age of) the Internet: Consuming the Podcast Serial

Clare E. Rolens (University of California, San Diego, USA): The Homme Fatal Strikes Again: The Deadly Male as Criminal Consumer in Dorothy Hughes's In a Lonely Place and Patricia Highsmith's The Talented Mr. Ripley

Simon James & Mariann Hardey (University of Durham, UK): Serial: This pod/cast consumptive life

Melanie Graichen (TU Chemnitz, Germany): Crime and (Neo-Victorian) Consumption: Re-imagining the 19th Century in BBC's Ripper Street

Michelle Killian (University of Limerick): Rebranding violence in contemporary crime fiction and the reawakening of our prehistoric passions in Breaking Bad

Katarina Gregersdotter (Umeå University, Sweden): "At the bottom of the social scale": Human Trafficking in Contemporary Crime Fiction

Lunch (Millstream Restaurant)

Parallel Session 2

Crime and Media II

Patricia Plummer (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany): Crime, Consumerism and the CSI-Effect

Eva Erdmann (Munich, Germany): Risky consumption in times of organic life (style). From the cocktail evening's secret spikings to food technology. Eating and drinking in crime fiction

Markus Schleich (Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany): "We're Gonna Make a Lot of Money": The American Dream, Raw Capitalism and Televised Crime Fiction

Barbara Pezzotti (Australasian Centre for Italian Studies (ACIS), New Zealand): Food as a Political Weapon in Inspector Montalbano Crime Series

Noel O'Shea (University of Limerick): Trading Vices: Globalising Crime in the Technology-Driven Financial Flux at the Centre of Michael Mann's Miami Vice (2006)

Carolina Miranda (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand): Eating out in Hardboiled Buenos Aires: Federico Levin's Ceviche (2009)


Parallel Session 3

Cycles of Consumption Cannibalism

Deborah Walker-Morrison (University of Auckland, New Zealand): Consumption in Classic French gangster noir

Yun-Chu Cho (Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany): Claiming le biopouvoir in crime: Food/consumption in Kyung-Ran Jo's crime novel Tongue

Michael G. Kelly (University of Limerick): Economies of the Self. Restrained and Unrestrained Consumption in Simenon's L'Affaire Saint-Fiacre

Jeffrey Halpern (Rider University, NJ, USA): Anthropophagy as Theophagy: Hannibal the Cannibal and the search for the Sacred

Dominique Jeannerod (Queen's University Belfast): Crime Stories and Material forms: an intermedia circulation study

Benjamin Schaab (University of Cologne, Germany) Killing in the Name of - Violence and Ideology in American Cinema around 1970

Wine Reception & finger food (Plassey House)

Keynote Address: Professor Matthieu Letourneux (Université Paris Ouest):

Mysteries, series and consumption: serial dynamics in the inter-war years

Saturday, 27th June

Parallel Session 4

New Takes on Old Crime Food II

Michele D'Angelo (Rider University, NJ, USA): Plays within Plays within Plays: Revisiting Shakespeare's 'Murder Most Foul' in the Age of Consumption.

Alison Atkins (Wake Forest University, NC, USA): Alimentary Consumption and the Violence of Artistic Creation in Manuel Vázquez Montalbán's The Birds of Bangkok (1983)

Stefan Meier (TU Chemnitz, Germany): Franchising Sherlock: The Detective as Commodity

Ellen Risholm (University of Dortmund, Germany): The Meanderings of Consumption in Friedrich Dürrenmatt's Detective Fiction


Parallel Session 5

Selling Setting Critique of Capitalism

Ellen Carter (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne): Criminal Consumption in and of the South Pacific

Joel Phillips (River University, NJ, USA): Greed and Redemption in Robert J. Sawyer's Red Planet Blues

Julia Augart (University of Namibia): Exploitation as Consumerism. Social Criticism in German crime fiction set in Africa

Elizabeth Scheiber (River University, NJ, USA): The Commodification of the Authentic: Symbol and Mise en Abyme in Richard Price's Lush Life

Kerstin Bergman (Lund University, Sweden): Selling the Swedish Countryside: Commodification of the Rural in Recent Crime Novels

Linda Crawford (Salve Regina University, RI, USA): Private Guise: Socialist Detectives Thwarting Corporate Greed?

Andrea Hynynen (University of Turku, Finland): Sami traditions against financial interests in Olivier Truc's and Lars Petterson's crime novels

Andrew Pepper (Queen's University Belfast): Capitalist Noir


Session 6: Irish Crime and the Celtic Tiger

Samantha Weyer-Brown (Paris 3 - Université Sorbonne Nouvelle): 'Clean as a hound's tooth': greed, corruption and consumption in Alan Glynn's Winterland

Jane Rosenbaum (Rider University, NJ, USA): From Faithful Places to Broken Harbors: Tana French and the Crime Novel in the Wake of Eurozone Consumerism

Michaela Schrage-Früh (University of Limerick): (Post-) Celtic Tiger Dublin in Recent Irish Crime Fiction

Coffee/Tea/ Refreshments (Millstream Common Room)

Crime Writer Niamh O'Connor will talk about her work (Millstream Common Room)

Conference Dinner, Limerick City

Dr Marieke Krajenbrink
Lecturer in German
Course Director MA in Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies
School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics
University of Limerick Ireland
Tel: +353 61 202453/202321

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