Friday, Feb. 22
Today all events in 1228 Cathedral of Learning
9:00-9:20am Breakfast


Prof. Alberta Sbragia,
Jean Monnet Chair
Director of European Union Center of Excellence

9:30-11:00 Symbolic Spaces of Europe: Guilt, Excision, Anxiety
  Giuseppina Mecchia
The Sins of the Fathers: Atoning for Europe in Michael Haneke's "Hidden."

Lucien Nouis
Derrida and Europe

Randall Halle
From Exhabitant to Inhabitant: Considerations of Ethnos and Demos in the New European Order
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-1:00 Literature of Migration/Migration of Literature I
  Susan Andrade
Publishing in a Postcolonial World: The Case of Heinemann African Writers Series

Venkat Mani
"To: Europe. From: Hotel Asia." A Reading of Orhan Pamuk's Snow (2003)
1:00-2:00 Lunch
2:00-3:30pm Deniz Göktürk
Migration as Project: The Archive in Transit
3:30-4:00pm Coffee Break
4:00-5:30pm Literature of Migration/Migration of Literature II
  Patrice Nganang
The Invisible Republic: Conversations between African Writers at Home at in the Diaspora

Phil Watts
Migration and Modern Tragedy
6:30pm Dinner
Saturday, Feb. 23
Today events are in 232 and 501 Cathedral of Learning
9:00-9:30am Breakfast Cathedral of Learning 501
9:30-11:00 The East Within
Cathedral of Learning 232
Mod. Helena Goscillo
  Irina Livezeanu
From the Shtetl to Zurich and Paris: Trajectories of the Avant-Garde

Boryana Dobreva
Why is the West the Best? On the Losses and Gains of Identity in German-Balkan Migrant Writings
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break CL 501
11:30-1:00 Positionality and Transnationalism in the Context of Migration.
Cathedral of Learning 232
Mod. Stephen Brockman
  Katrin Sieg
Black Virgins and the Discourse of Muslim Sexuality in Germany

Sabine von Dirke
Of Pride and Prejudice: German Prose Under the Sign of the Halfmoon
1:00-2:00 Lunch
2:00-3:30pm Hamid Naficy
Accented Cinema and Multiplexity.
Mod. Lucy Fischer
3:30-4:00pm Coffee Break CL 501
4:00-5:30pm Mental Maps and Physical Borders
CL 501
Mod. Pinar Emiralioglu
  Gregor Thum
After Ethnic Cleansing: Recreating the Hybrids of the Polish-German Borderland

Lina Insana
Dire Straits: The Bridge of Messina and the Italian South between 'thought' and 'question'.
6:30pm Dinner