Presentations

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2016

"Administering Old Age." With Keith Baker. Oregon Public Health Association's 2016 Annual Conference & Meeting. Corvallis, Oregon, Oct 10, 2016.

"The Demjanuk Trial as a Case for Personal Responsibility": Introduction to Lawrence Douglass' Talk, at Holocaust Memorial Week 2016. Corvallis, Oregon, May 5, 2016.

2013

"Addressing Diversity and Migration in Rural Areas"
10th International Collaborative Rural Policy Summer Institute.
Bertinoro, Italy, June 25, 2013.
With Philomena de Lima, Lidia Carvajal, Allison Davis- White Eyes, Bruce Weber.

"Unique Journeys: Collaborating Beyond Borders: Transatlantic Students Symposia."
Oregon State University, May 3, 2013.
With Allison Davis-White Eyes, Brent Steel.

"Social Justice and Genocide."
2nd Social Justice Students Conference: Social Justice in Policy and Education.
Oregon State University, April 12, 2013.
With Allison Davis-White Eyes.

"Transnational Dialogues: Bridging the Gap between Internationalization and Multicultural Education through International Short-Term Academic Exchanges."
Bold Without Boundaries. 2013 NASPA Annual Conference.
Orlando, FL, March 18, 2013.
With Allison Davis-White Eyes, Reinhard Isensee, Chrysanthemum Mattison.

2012

"Transnational Spaces and Flows: Experiential International Learning in Theory and Practice."
Merging Practices and Aspirations - Setting the Bar for Global Higher Education in the 21st Century.
NYU Berlin, Academic Center, November 8-9, 2012.
With Allison Davis-White Eyes.

"Conceptualizing the Rural/Urban Divide"
9th International Collaborative Rural Policy Summer Institute.
Rimouski, QC, June 29, 2012.
With Allison Davis-White Eyes.

2011

(S)aged by Culture. Representations of Old Age in American Indian Literature and Culture.

"Representations of Old Age in American Indian Literature"
Crossroads. A Conference in Honor of Rüdiger Kunow.
Potsdam University, October 28-29, 2011.

(S)aged by Culture. Representations of Old Age in American Indian Literature and Culture.

"Sages Instead of Politicians: American Indian Elders Between Tradition and Other-Direction."
Materialism of the Encounter. The Destiny of Critique in a Post-Human Age. International Colloquium.
Potsdam University, June 3-4, 2011.

(S)aged by Culture. Representations of Old Age in American Indian Literature and Culture.

"Dissertation Project Presentation: Representations of Old Age in American Indian Literature and Culture."
Potsdam Forum for Cultural Studies.
Potsdam University, February 18, 2011.

2010

Envisioning American Utopias. Fictions of Science and Politics in Literature and Visual Culture. Article as PDF

"Finding Atlantis instead of Utopia: From Plato to Starfleet and Stargate Command?"
Approaching Literary and Cultural Theory. 9th Annual Students and Graduate Conference.
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, November 11-13, 2010
>> download: paper; <> see also: complete version in Envisioning American Utopias

(S)aged by Culture. Representations of Old Age in American Indian Literature and Culture.

"Aging Relations. Native American Discourses of Aging between Communal and Institutional Care"
American Economies. Annual Conference of the German Association for American Studies. Berlin, May 27-30, 2010.

(S)aged by Culture. Representations of Old Age in American Indian Literature and Culture.

"The Resilient Elder. The Aged Trickster in Native American Literature"
Cultural Memory and the Representation of Genocide as a Concern for Social Justice,
Oregon State University, April 16, 2010

"Film and Television Analysis"
High School Workshop, Berlin, March 24, 2010

(S)aged by Culture. Representations of Old Age in American Indian Literature and Culture.

"Cultural Memory and Age. Janet Campbell Hale's 'Claire' and the Survival of Cultural Identity"
Whose Culture, Whose Memory? The Rhetoric of Group Identity in a Transatlantic Context.,
Doctoral Workshop at Potsdam University, February 12, 2010

2009

Article as PDF

"Indianer in den USA heute (American Indians in the USA Today)"
Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften, Universität Potsdam, June 13, 2009
>> download: presentation (21 MB, PDF)

(S)aged by Culture. Representations of Old Age in American Indian Literature and Culture. Article as PDF

"The Exiled Native: Questions of Cultural Removal and Translocal American Indian Identity
in Novels by Sherman Alexie and James Welch"
Postcolonial Translocations. 20th Annual GNEL/ASNEL Conference. Münster, May 21-24, 2009
>> download: presentation · handout

Article as PDF "Exiled on their Own Land: American Indian History in Literature" (with Allison Davis-White Eyes)
Revisiting Indian Nations. Transatlantic and Transcultural Perspectives in Native American History.
Annual Conference of the Historians in the German Association for American Studies.
Tutzing, February 6-8, 2009
>> download: presentation · handout

2008

Article as PDF

"Are You Now, Or Have You Ever Been, An Indian?
Reflections on (Native) American Identity in Sherman Alexie's Writings"
Post-Graduate Forum of the German Association for American Studies, Münster, Oct 31-Nov 2, 2008
>> download: presentation

"The Reservation Writes Back: Contemporary (Native) Americans in Sherman Alexie's Writings"
Divided We Stand - United We Fall. Perspectives on Inclusions and Exclusions in America.
Annual Conference of the Graduate School of North American Studies.
Free University Berlin, June 27-28, 2008

Article as PDF

"The French Lakota: James Welch's The Heartsong of Charging Elk as a Cosmopolitan Text"
The Cosmopolitan Subaltern. Marginalized Literatures and Cultures in a Globalizing World.
8th Annual Students and Graduate Conference.
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, June 4-7, 2008
>> download: presentation

Article as PDF

"Subalternity and Cosmopolitanism: An Introduction"
The Cosmopolitan Subaltern. Marginalized Literatures and Cultures in a Globalizing World.
8th Annual Students and Graduate Conference.
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, June 4-7, 2008
>> download: presentation

Picturing America. Trauma, Realism, Politics and Identity in American Visual Culture

"Communicating Democracy:
Entering the American Republic Through The West Wing or the Commander in Chief" (with Antje Dallmann)
The American Presidency and Political Leadership.
Annual Conference of the German Association for American Studies.
Heidelberg, May 15-18, 2008.
<> see also: similar paper in Picturing America

"Not Quite American: Depictions of Canada in US Visual Culture"
Canada Lecture. Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. January 30, 2008

Article as PDF

"Literary Theory: An Overview"
Seminar Guest Lecture. Oregon State University. January 10, 2008.
>> download: presentation (232 KB, PDF)

Article as PDF

"Where My Dead Lie Buried. Indian Reservations Between Tradition and Modernity"
Seminar Guest Lecture. Oregon State University. January 8, 2008.
>> download: presentation

2007

The Emancipation of the Soul. Memes of Destiny in American Mythological Television

"Feeding False Gods. Religion and Creationism at the Stargate"
Utopian Thoughts. Trans-Atlantic Fictions of Science and Politics.
7th Annual Students and Graduate Conference.
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, April 26-28, 2007.
<> see also:
related paper in The Emancipation of the Soul

Envisioning American Utopias. Fictions of Science and Politics in Literature and Visual Culture.

"Political Utopias. Between Fictional Polities and the Fictionalization of Politics"
Utopian Thoughts. Trans-Atlantic Fictions of Science and Politics.
7th Annual Students and Graduate Conference.
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, April 26-28, 2007.
<> see also: related paper in Envisioning American Utopias

Envisioning American Utopias. Fictions of Science and Politics in Literature and Visual Culture.

"The Televised Indian. American Indians in US and Canadian Visual Culture" (with Manuela Mangold)
Unity in Diversity? Minority Rights in the United States and the European Union.
5th Transatlantic Students Symposium.
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, March 3-11, 2007.
<> see also: related paper in Envisioning American Utopias

Article as PDF

"Where My Dead Lie Buried. Indian Reservations Between Tradition and Modernity"
W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture. Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. February 13, 2007.
>> download: presentation

2006

"Germans and Indians. Representations of Indians and the Tribal Unconscious"
Native Cultures in the 21st Century. USA, Canada, Mexico.
6th Annual Students and Graduate Conference.
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, May 3-6, 2006.

Article as PDF

"Indian Nation(s). American Indians Between Stereotype and Reality"
Native Cultures in the 21st Century. USA, Canada, Mexico.
6th Annual Students and Graduate Conference.
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, May 3-6, 2006.
>> download: presentation

Article as PDF

"'Friends of Ours'. Strategies of Minority Self-Assertion and Self-Definition on The Sopranos"
Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor? Immigration and Citizenship in the United States and the European Union.
4th Transatlantic Students Symposium.
Georgetown University, Washington D.C., March 4-12, 2006.
>> download: paper

2005

Picturing America. Trauma, Realism, Politics and Identity in American Visual Culture

"Communicating Democracy: Entering the American Republic Through the West Wing"
Picturing America. Domestic and Global Aspects of US Media Culture.
5th Annual Students and Graduate Conference.
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, May 19-21, 2005.
<> see also: complete version in Picturing America

"Ties That Bind. Europe as History, Europe as Dream."
The European Dream. The Continuing Process of European Unification.
3rd Transatlantic Students Symposium.
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, March 5-13, 2005.

Article as PDF

"Narrating the Dinosaurs: Pushing the Public Understanding of Science"
Capturing the... Truth? Changing Strategies in Documentary Cinema.
Students Conference. Berlin, February 8-11, 2005.
>> download: paper

2004

The Emancipation of the Soul. Memes of Destiny in American Mythological Television Article as PDF

"'I Touch the Fire and it Freezes Me'. Soul-Searching on Buffy the Vampire Slayer"
The Slayage Conference on BtVS. Nashville, May 28-30, 2004.
>> download
: paper; <> see also: complete version in The Emancipation of the Soul

The Emancipation of the Soul. Memes of Destiny in American Mythological Television

"Life Serial: Coherence, Metanarrative, Pastiche and Seriality in Contemporary American Television"
Poietic Spaces. Communicating Landscapes of Imagination.
4th Annual Students and Graduate Conference.
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, May 6-8, 2004.
<> see also: complete version in The Emancipation of the Soul

"Visions of the United Nations"
From the National to the Global and Back?
2nd Transatlantic Students Symposium.
Bard College, March 5-14, 2004.

2003

Article as PDF

"'Friends of Ours'. Strategies of Minority Self-Assertion and Self-Definition on The Sopranos"
Multiple Cultures - Multiple Perspectives. Questions of Identity and Urbanity in a Transnational Context.
3rd Annual Students and Graduate Conference.
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, May 15-17, 2003.
>> download: paper

"The Threat of Fundamentalism"
Reactions to Terrorism. Amidst Political Answers and Cultural Questions.
1st Transatlantic Students Symposium.
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, April 4-5, 2003.

2002

The Emancipation of the Soul. Memes of Destiny in American Mythological Television Article as PDF

"The Wilderness Masters the Colonist. Nature, Culture, and the Truth Out There"
Haunted Dreams. Nightmares in American Culture.
2nd Annual Students and Graduate Conference.
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, May 23-25, 2002.
>> download: paper <> see also: complete version in The Emancipation of the Soul

2001

Article as PDF

"The Gentleman's a Killer. Introducing Bond"
Licence to Thrill. Reading James Bond as a Cultural Phenomenon.
1st Annual Students and Graduate Conference.
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, May 10-12, 2001.
>> download: paper



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