Conference Organization



Organizer or Co-Organizer

(see also: overview of Annual Students Conferences and Transatlantic Students Symposia)

2021

The Return Of Hope:
Decolonization, Knowledge Production, and the Politics of Care

19th Transatlantic Students Symposium
(Humboldt-University Berlin / Oregon State University / University of Warsaw),
Virtual Symposium, 2021, May 7-8, 2021.
With Reinhard Isensee, Kristina Graaff, Allison Davis-White Eyes, Megan Ward, Tomasz Basiuk.

2020

The Legacy and Presence of Colonialism in the Transatlantic World
18th Transatlantic Students Symposium
(Humboldt-University Berlin / Oregon State University / University of Warsaw),
Virtual Sympsium, June 5, 2020.
With Reinhard Isensee, Allison Davis-White Eyes, Megan Ward, Tomasz Basiuk.

2019

The Future of Democratic Cultures
in Europe and the United States

17th Transatlantic Students Symposium
(Humboldt-University Berlin / Oregon State University / University of Warsaw),
Vienna and Berlin, March 22-31, 2019.
With Reinhard Isensee, Allison Davis-White Eyes, Ray Malewitz, Tomasz Basiuk.

2018

Challenges to Transatlanticism in the 21st Century:
Re-Envisioning the Transatlantic Relationship

16th Transatlantic Students Symposium
(Humboldt-University Berlin / Oregon State University / University of Warsaw),
New York, March 24-31, 2018.
With Reinhard Isensee, Allison Davis-White Eyes, Brent Steel, Tomasz Basiuk.

2017

Returning to the Nation?
Challenges to Democracy and Supranationality in the 21st Century

15th Transatlantic Students Symposium
(Humboldt-University Berlin / Oregon State University / University of Warsaw),
Rome, Warsaw and Berlin, March 25-April 2, 2017.
With Reinhard Isensee, Allison Davis-White Eyes, Brent Steel, Tomasz Basiuk.

2016

5th Social Justice Students Conference.
Oregon State University, May 6, 2016. Co-Organizer.

The Politics and Culture of Resilience:
Adapting to a Changing Environment

14th Transatlantic Students Symposium
(Humboldt-University Berlin / Oregon State University / University of Warsaw),
California and Oregon, March 18-27, 2016.
With Reinhard Isensee, Allison Davis-White Eyes, Brent Steel, Tomasz Basiuk.

2015

4th Social Justice Conference & 4th Annual International Health Symposium: Gender and Violence.
Oregon State University, April 16-17, 2015. Co-Organizer.

Crisis of Mission:
Transatlantic (Mis)Understandings of European Integration

13th Transatlantic Students Symposium
(Humboldt-University Berlin / Oregon State University / University of Warsaw / American University of Blagoevgrad),
Bulgaria and Berlin, March 20-30, 2015.
With Reinhard Isensee, Allison Davis-White Eyes, Brent Steel, Tomasz Basiuk, Mark Stefanovich.

2014

3rd Social Justice Students Conference.
Oregon State University, May 2, 2014. Co-Organizer.

Sustainability in Education, Culture and Politics:
Questioning the Validity of National Narratives and Policies

12th Transatlantic Students Symposium
(Humboldt-University Berlin / Oregon State University / University of Warsaw),
New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Oregon, March 21-30, 2014.
With Reinhard Isensee, Allison Davis-White Eyes, Brent Steel, Tomasz Basiuk.

2013

2nd Social Justice Students Conference: Social Justice in Policy and Education.
Oregon State University, April 12, 2013. Co-Organizer.

Borders in Transit:
Rural and Urban Liminalities in the US and Poland

11th Transatlantic Students Symposium
(Humboldt-University Berlin / Oregon State University / University of Warsaw),
Poland, March 21-38, 2013.
With Reinhard Isensee, Allison Davis-White Eyes, Brent Steel, Tomasz Basiuk.

2012

Rural Frontier Communities, Global Challenges?
The American West, the European East, and the Resurgence of National Mythologies

10th Transatlantic Students Symposium
(Humboldt-University Berlin / Oregon State University / University of Warsaw),
Oregon, March 24-31, 2012.
With Reinhard Isensee, Allison Davis-White Eyes, Brent Steel, Tomasz Basiuk.

2011

Confronting the Crises of the Twenty-First Century: Politics, Economics and Identity
9th Transatlantic Students Symposium
(Georgetown University / Humboldt-University / Oregon State University),
Madrid/Berlin, March 4-13, 2011.
With Reinhard Isensee, Eric Langenbacher, Marie Gschwindt de Gyor, Allison Davis-White Eyes, Brent Steel.

2010

Approaching Literary and Cultural Theory, with a Special Session on Age and its Metaphors.
9th Annual Students Conference
American Studies Program at Humboldt-University zu Berlin, November 11-13, 2010 (adviser)

Whose Culture, Whose Memory? The Rhetoric of Group Identity in a Transatlantic Context.
Doctoral Workshop at Potsdam University, February 12, 2010. Organizer.

Federalism and Regionalism in the United States, Canada and Europe
8th Transatlantic Students Symposium
(Georgetown University / Humboldt-University),
Montreal/Washington D.C., March 5-14, 2010.
With Reinhard Isensee, Eric Langenbacher, Marie Gschwindt de Gyor.

2009

Cultural Memory Workshop.
Krzyzowa, Poland, October 30-31, 2009. Co-Organizer.

Aging Studies & the Futures of Culture Studies.
Potsdam University, July 14 & 16, 2009. Co-Organizer.

1st Social Justice Students Conference: Cultural Memory and the Representation of Genocide as a Concern for Social Justice.
Oregon State University, April 16, 2010. Co-Organizer.

The End of the West and the East? Challenges for Integration in Europe and the United States
7th Transatlantic Students Symposium
(Georgetown University / Humboldt-University),
Cyprus/Berlin, March 7-15, 2009.
With Reinhard Isensee. Eric Langenbacher, Marie Gschwindt de Gyor.

2008

Fulbright Day 2008 & Doctoral Workshop.
Potsdam University, Dec 11-12, 2008. Co-Organizer.

Unica Students Conference
Warsaw, September 24-27, 2008.
(Academic Tutor and Organizer for the Humboldt Student Delegation)

The Cosmopolitan Subaltern. Marginalized Literature and Culture in a Globalizing World.
8th Annual Students Conference
American Studies Program at Humboldt-University zu Berlin, June 4-7, 2008.
With Allison Davis-White Eyes, Eva Boesenberg, Manuela Mangold, Daniela Simon.

Media and Collective Idenity in the US and Europe
6th Transatlantic Students Symposium
(Georgetown University / Humboldt-University),
Berlin/Washington, D.C., March 1-9, 2008.
With Reinhard Isensee, Kim Jaeger, Eric Langenbacher.

2007

Utopian Thoughts. Trans-Atlantic Fictions of Science and Politics.
7th Annual Students Conference
American Studies Program at Humboldt-University zu Berlin, April 26-28, 2007.
With Manuela Mangold, Daniela Simon.

United in Diversity? Minority Rights in the US and the EU
5th Transatlantic Students Symposium
(Georgetown University / Humboldt-University / Oregon State University),
Berlin/Split/Mostar/Cottbus, March 3-11, 2007.
With Reinhard Isensee, Kim Jaeger, Eric Langenbacher.

2006

Native Cultures in the 21st Century. USA, Canada, Mexico.
6th Annual Students Conference
American Studies Program at Humboldt-University zu Berlin, May 3-6, 2006.
With Manuela Mangold.

Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor? Immigration and Citizenship in the US and the EU
4th Transatlantic Students Symposium
(Georgetown University / Humboldt-University),
Washington D.C., March 4-12, 2006.
With Reinhard Isensee, Kim Jaeger, Eric Langenbacher.

2005

Picturing America. Domestic and Global Aspects of US Media Culture.
5th Annual Students Conference
American Studies Program at Humboldt-University zu Berlin, May 19-21, 2005.
With Antje Dallmann.

The European Dream. The Continuing Process of European Unification
3rd Transatlantic Students Symposium
(Georgetown University / Humboldt-University), Prague/Berlin/Frankfurt
Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Humboldt-University zu Berlin, European University Viadrina, March 5-13, 2005.
With Reinhard Isensee, Kim Jaeger, Jeffrey Peck.

2004

Poietic Spaces. Communicating Landscapes of Imagination.
4th Annual Students Conference
American Studies Program at Humboldt-University zu Berlin, May 6-8, 2004.
With Anna Katharina Otzen.

From the National to the Global and Back? The Role of the United Nations as a Supranational Institution
2nd Transatlantic Students Symposium
(Bard College / Humboldt-University)
Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, March 5-14, 2004.
With Janine Ludwig, Bert Bobock, Reinhard Isensee, Susan Bernofsky.

2003

Multiple Cultures - Multiple Perspectives. Questions of Identity and Urbanity in a Transnational Context.
3rd Annual Students Conference
American Studies Program at Humboldt-University zu Berlin, May 15-17, 2003.
With Simon Strick, Claudia Schwarz.

Reactions to Terrorism. Amidst Political Answers and Cultural Questions
1st Transatlantic Students Symposium
(Bard College / Humboldt-University)
American Studies Program at Humboldt-University zu Berlin, April 4-5, 2003.
With Janine Ludwig, Bert Bobock, Reinhard Isensee, Susan Bernofsky.

2002

Haunted Dreams. Nightmares in American Culture.
2nd Annual Students Conference
American Studies Program at Humboldt-University zu Berlin, May 23-25, 2002.
With Chris Flor.

2001

Licence to Thrill. Reading James Bond as a Cultural Phenomenon.
1st Annual Students Conference
American Studies Program at Humboldt-University zu Berlin, May 10-12, 2001.
With Anja Kootz.



Organizational Assistance

2006

The American South.
4th Annual U.S. Embassy Teacher Academy.

Wittenberg, October 27-30, 2006.
American Embassy, Zentrum für USA-Studien der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg (volunteer)

Imagining (the) American Community(ies) in History, Politics and the Arts.
36th U.S. Embassy American Studies Conference.

Potsdam, May 25-28, 2006. (volunteer)

2005

Arab-American Literature and Culture
3rd Annual U.S. Embassy Teacher Academy.

Bad Kreuznach, October 29-November 1, 2005.
American Embassy, Atlantische Akademie Rheinland-Pfalz, Universität Mainz (volunteer)

The Arts in America.
35th U.S. Embassy American Studies Conference.

Teltow, May 5-8, 2005. (volunteer)

Transatlantic American Studies. Transcultural Visions of Identities in Images and Texts.
Berlin, February 17-19, 2005.
Humboldt-University zu Berlin (web master, organizational assistance)

Capturing the "Truth"? Changing Strategies in Documentary Cinema. Students Conference.
Berlin, February 8-11, 2005.
Humboldt-University zu Berlin (organizational assistance)

2004

Fact Meets Fiction: U.S. Politics, Popular Culture and the Media.
34th U.S. Embassy American Studies Conference.

Potsdam, May 20-23, 2004. (volunteer)

2003

The US in a Changing World: How Business, Politics, the Sciences, and Culture Affect Globalization (or vice versa?)
33rd American Studies Conference

Potsdam, May 29-31, 2003. (volunteer)

2002

The American Myth(s) Revisited.
32nd U.S. Embassy American Studies Conference.

Potsdam, May 9-11, 2002. (volunteer)

2000

Towards a New Urbanism. Re-Imagining the Cultural Metropolis and Reconstructing Urban Knowledges.
Berlin, June 29 - July 1, 2000.
Humboldt-University zu Berlin, American Academy Berlin, New York University (web master, organizational assistance)

New Traditions. A Biennial Conference.
Berlin, March 17-19, 2000. (intern)

The Changing Role of the Intellectual. Criticism as Oppositional Practice.
Berlin, February 3-5, 2000.
Humboldt-University zu Berlin (web master, organizational assistance)



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