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Upcoming!!! Closing Conference—Mainz, 21-23 June 2018

Closing Conference

Mainz, 21-23 June 2018
Organization: Dr. Pia Wiegmink (U Mainz), Dr. Birgit M. Bauridl (UR)

Keynote Speakers:
Denise Uyehara (performance artist, writer, playwright)
Prof. Dr. Werner Sollors (Harvard University)

Please see the official program for more information.

Joint Workshop—Regensburg, 28-30 September 2017

Environment Meets Performance:
Current Research in Transnational American Studies

28-30 September 2017, U Regensburg
Altes Finanzamt - Room 319; Landshuter Str. 4, Regensburg

in cooperation with
Research Network "Environmental Crisis and the Transnational Imagination" (DFG)
and the Regensburg European American Forum (REAF)

Organization: Prof. Dr. Timo Müller, Dr. Birgit M. Bauridl, Dr. Pia Wiegmink.

Keynote Speaker:
Prof. Dr. David P. Terry (Louisiana State, Baton Rouge)
Concluding Speaker:
Prof. Dr. Ute Berns (University of Hamburg)

The program is available here.

A picture gallery is available here.

Workshop—Erfurt, 13-15 July 2017

Politics of Performance in Transnational Scenarios

13-15 July 2017, U Erfurt
Organization: Prof. Dr. Ilka Saal and Nanne Buurman, M.A.

Workshop guests:
Prof. Dr. Elizabeth Dillon (Northeastern University)
Prof. Dr. David Savran (CUNY)


Workshop—Rostock, 1-3 December 2016

Transnational Performance in Practice

1-3 December 2016, U Rostock
Organization: Dr. Andrea Zittlau.

Workshop guests:
Denise Uyehara (performance artist, writer, playwright)
Marina Barsy Janer and Caro Ley (performance artists)

Workshop—Mainz, 10-12 March 2016

"Performance Matters: Theories, Concepts, Methods"

10-12 March 2016, U Mainz

Roundtable with Prof. Dr. Friedemann Kreuder, Theater Studies, U Mainz.

Project meeting on theories, concepts, methods. Please log in to the Network Members' Forum for meeting details.

Opening Conference—Regensburg, 23-25 July 2015

"Interdisciplinary Crossroads: Performance Studies in Transnational American Studies"

23-25 July 2015, University of Regensburg

Conference Organization: Dr. Birgit M. Bauridl (UR), Dr. Pia Wiegmink (U Mainz)

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Dr. John Carlos Rowe (University of Southern California)
Prof. Dr. Michael Bachmann (University of Glasgow)
Prof. Dr. Ben Chappell (University of Kansas)


For more information, please visit the conference website or download the conference program.


Initial Workshop—Bonn, 27-28 May 2015

Internal network meeting. Please log in to the Network’s Forum or contact the network directors for further information.