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Ergebnisanzeige "Meanings of Modern Work in Times of Disruption "
RessourcentypKonferenzen, Tagungen, Kolloquien
TitelMeanings of Modern Work in Times of Disruption
BeschreibungMeanings of Modern Work in Times of Disruption
Georgetown University, Washington, DC
https://german.georgetown.edu/meaningsofwork


Program

Friday, April 8, 2016

9:00 – 10:00 Registration /Light Breakfast (Herman Room, Healey Family Student Center)
10:00 – 10:30 Welcome and Opening remarks
Jeffrey Anderson, Friederike Eigler, & Peter C. Pfeiffer, Georgetown University

10:30 – 12:00 Historical Approaches to Work
Moderated by Friederike Eigler, Georgetown University
 The Pre-Industrial Formation of Post-Industrial Labor: Monetizing Imaginative Writing as a Commodity
Richard Biernacki, University of California, San Diego

Management of the Moral: Historical Beginnings at the Harvard Business School
Anne Schreiber, Universität Paderborn

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 2:45 Literature and Meanings of Work I
Moderated by Mary Helen Dupree, Georgetown University
 The Quandary of Work: The Economy of Goethe’s Wilhelm Meister – and its Traces in the Present Day
André Lottmann, Stiftung Charité, Berlin

Heinrich von Kleist and Romantic Work
Friederike Knüpling, Stanford University

Working the Gilded Cage: Queering Queen Elisabeth of Romania
Beth Muellner, College of Wooster

2:45 – 3:15 Refreshments
3:15 – 4:30 Literature and Meanings of Work II
Moderated by Emily Sieg, Georgetown University
From Uli to Hans Joggi: Jeremias Gotthelf and the Endangered Dignity of Work
Peter C. Meilaender, Houghton College

The Living Dead: Work and Temporality in Contemporary German Novels
Monika Shafi, University of Delaware


4:30 – 6:30 Reception (Dahlgren Quad)
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Saturday, April 9, 2016

9:30 – 10:00 Light Breakfast (Healey Hall 104)
10:00 – 11:45 Big Data, New Media, New Labor
Moderated by Astrid Weigert, Georgetown University
 Meanings of Modern Work in the Context of the German Debate on Industry 4.0
Sabine Pfeiffer, Universität Hohenheim & Institut für Sozialwissenschaftliche Forschung, Munich

From Emergency Coupons to the Cash Atlas. Payment beyond Wages in Times of Disruption
Anna Echterhölter, Humboldt Universität, Berlin & German Historical Institute, Washington, DC

Poetics of Welfare. Welfare Reforms and Their Impact on Cultural Representation.
Markus Steinmayr, Universität Duisburg-Essen

11:45 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 2:45 Film and Meanings of Work
Moderated by Katrin Sieg, Georgetown University
 Never Let Me Go: Reproductive Labor in the Age of Biotechnology
Barbara Mennel, University of Florida

Making a Living and Making a Life: The Meanings of Work in Current Social Philosophy and Non-Fiction Films
Sabine von Dirke, University of Pittsburgh

Disruptive Pleasure: Machines and Women’s Office Work in Late-Weimar Entertainment Film
Jaclyn R. Kurash, College of Wooster

2:45 – 3:15 Refreshments
3:15 – 5:00 Philosophy and Meanings of Work
Moderated by Peter C. Pfeiffer, Georgetown University
 Tackling the Technological Temptation. The Role of Workers in Normative Justification
Michael Festl, Universität St. Gallen, Switzerland

21st Century Aestheticization of Labor in its Relation to Nietzsche
Martin Jörg Schäfer, Universität Hamburg & Rutgers University

Work Beyond Horizons of Perception
Cyrus Shahan, Colby College

5:00 – 5:30 Closing Remarks & General Discussion
5:30 – 6:30 Closing Reception/Pre-Prandial Drinks

 ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬indicates featured speakers
We would like to extend our gratitude to the main sponsors of this conference, the German Department & the BMW Center for German & European Studies at Georgetown University & the Deutsche Akademische Austauschdienst (DAAD). Special thanks also go to the Max Kade Foundation, the Dean of Georgetown College & the Office of the Associate Provost for Research at Georgetown University who sponsored additional participation of presenters from Germany.
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Internetadressehttp://h-net.msu.edu/cgi-bin/logbrowse.pl?trx=vx&list=H-Germanistik&mo...
VeranstaltungsortWashington, DC
Beginn08.04.2016
Ende09.04.2016
LandVereinigte Staaten von Amerika
SchlüsselbegriffeLiteratur- u. Kulturgeschichte; Literatursoziologie
Klassifikation03.00.00 Literaturwissenschaft > 03.14.00 Literatursoziologie; 03.00.00 Literaturwissenschaft > 03.15.00 Literatur und Medien; 00.00.00 ohne thematische Zuordnung
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