Universität Erfurt

Anglistik/Amerikanistik

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Vorträge

Vorträge von Dr. Dunja Mohr
06/2017Ringvorlesung: Narratives of Crisis: Canadian Literature and Culture in the Anthropocene, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (Prof. Caroline Rosenthal, Einladung). “Going Posthuman: Anthropocene Matters”
06/2017Plenary Panel. Literature and the Environment, Internationale Tagung, Universität Graz, Österreich (Prof. Maria Löschnigg, Prof. Martin Löschnigg, Einladung)“Speculative Narration: Animal Perspectives”
07/2016Ringvorlesung: Revolution und Geschlecht, Zentrum für Gender Studies und feministische Zukunftsforschung, Philipps-Universität Marburg (Prof. Carmen Birkle, Einladung)
“‘There are hardly any women in SF’: Mrs. Brown’s Journey to Utopia and the Discovery of Dystopia”
04/2016Disrespected Neighbo(u)rs – Cultural Stereotypes in Literature and Film, 3. International Conference “Us and Them – Them and Us. Constructions of the Other in Cultural Stereotypes”, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena und University Szczecin, Polen, in Jena
“'Looks can be deceiving': Relational strangeness in Mohsin Hamid’s The Reluctant Fundamentalist and Mira Nair’s film adaptation”
02/201637. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Kanada-Studien: „Human Rights and Social Justice“, Grainau (Einladung) “‘When Species Meet’: Posthuman Boundaries, Interspecieism, Social Justice, and Canadian Speculative Fiction”
10/2015Crisis and Beyond: The Literatures of Canada and Quebec, Canadian Studies Centre, Universität Innsbruck und Canadian Literature Centre, University of Alberta, Canada, in Innsbruck “’Where Roses May Still Win?’ Narrating the ‘Zero Hour’ in Margaret Atwood’s MaddAddam Trilogy” (Eröffnungspanel)
04/201540th Annual British Association for Canadian Studies Conference, Canada House/British Library Conference Centre, London, GB. “Narrating the Anthropocene: Margaret Atwood’s MaddAddam trilogy”
04/2014City Margins, City Memories.  Interdisciplinary and international conference, Bangor University and University of London, London, GB.“Canadian City Spaces: Imagining Montréal and Toronto”
11/20131st Turkish-German Frontiers of Humanities Symposium. Interdiscipli-nary Binational Research Symposium der Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, Stiftung Mercator, Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey (Einladung).
“Re-framing Imaginative Spaces: Literary Cross-cultural Dia-/Polylogues and Visions of Interculturalism”
04/2013Framing Urban Canada: Theoretical and Creative Spaces. Research Seminar. Institute of English Studies, University of London und Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology. Roundtable Discussion Participant (with Coral Ann Howells, Smaro Kamboureli, Eva Darias-Beautell)
“Theory and Criticism”
11/2009

9/11 as Catalyst: American and British Cultural Responses - International conference, co-hosted by the Universities of Erfurt and Bayreuth in Bayreuth
“Terror as Catalyst? Negotiations of Silences, Perspectives, and Complicities”

06/2009

University of Constance, Department of Literature“ (Einladung)
’A story is what they want, in exchange for every slaughtered fish’: Narrative Spaces in Margaret Atwood’s Novels” 

11/2008

Europa University Viadrina, Frankfurt an der Oder (Einladung)
“Promovieren und Bologna: Zur Bedeutung von Schlüsselqualifikationen in der Promotionsphase”

09/2008

Guest Lecture, McGill University, Montréal, Canada (Einladung)
“Wilderness and Urban Space in Canadian Fiction”

09/2008Guest Lecture, Concordia University, Montréal, Canada (Einladung)
“Wilderness, Landscape, and Urban Space in Margaret Atwood’s Fiction”
07/2007Guest Lecture, Vilnius Pedagogical University, Lithuania (Einladung)
“Teaching Postcolonial Literatures: Michael Ondaatje, J.M Coetzee, and Peter Carey”
07/2007Minds, Bodies, Machines – Interdisciplinary Conference, Birkbeck’s Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies, University of London, UK (in partnership with the Department of English, University of Melbourne, Australia)
“The Art of Self-Reproduction: Reconstructing the Monstrous Self”
07/20078th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society, University of Plymouth, UK
“In Search of Utopia: The Transgressive Utopian Dystopia”
02/2007Technologies of Gender, Ringvorlesung WS 2006/2007 (L: Prof. Dr. Sabine Hark and Dr. Petra Lucht, Center for Interdisciplinary Reserach and Gender Studies, TU Berlin) (Einladung)
„No body is perfect:- Kunstkörper in der Literatur"
12/2006Utopias Dienstag, series of lectures and scenic readings at the Theatre Bonn (L.: Prof. Dr. Kurt Tudyka) (Einladung)
„Frauen und Utopien – eine literarhistorische Reise“
01/2006The Disappearance of Utopia? Role and Function of Utopian Concepts in the Contemporary Literature of Anglophone Cultures – International Symposion (University Freiburg) (Einladung)
“Transgressive Utopian Dystopias: The Postmodern Reappearance of Utopia in the Disguise of Dystopia"
12/2004120th Annual Convention of the Modern Language Association (MLA) (Philadelphia, USA)
"'The Rag Ends of Language': The Poetic Discourse of Survival in Atwood’s Future Visions"
06/2004Seminar (L.: Dr. Harald Atmanspacher, Institut für Grenzgebiete der Psychologie und Psychohygiene e.V., Freiburg) (Einladung)
„Transdifferenz: Grundlagen und Beispiele“
03/2004Virtual Minds. Kongress für fiktive Figuren (Frauen.Kultur.Labor thealit, University Bremen)
„Cyborg und Cyb(hu)man: Grenzziehungen und Transdifferenzerfahrungen in der Literatur“
02/2004Transculturalism – 25th Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für Kanada-Studien (Grainau)
„Elements of Transdifference in Canadian Women Writers’ Fiction“
02/2004Studies That Matter?! Zur Zukunft von Gender Studies und Feminismus in den Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaften. Ringvorlesung Gender Studies WS 2003/2004 (L.: Prof. Dr. Sabine Schülting,  FU Berlin) (Einladung)
„Gender Studies meet Cyberspace: Das utopische Potential des Posthuman“
12/2003Der maximal Fremde – Interdisziplinäre Fachtagung (Institut für Grenzgebiete der Psychologie und Psychohygiene e.V. und Institut für Soziologie, University of Freiburg)
„An den Pforten der Differenz: Fiktionale Begegnungen zwischen post-human und human“
04/2003Verkörperte Differenzen – 3rd International Graduate Conference Cultural Studies (University of Vienna)
„Die Inszenierung des Posthumanen: Verkörperte Transdifferenz“
11/2002Post-Identities, 44th Annual Conference of the Minnesota Modern Language Association (M/MLA) (Minneapolis, USA)
„The Cyborg: One of the Family?“
07/2002Technotopias – International and Interdisciplinary Conference (University of Strathclyde, Glasgow)
„Literature, Technology, and the Posthuman Body“
06/2002Interkultureller Transfer und nationale Auslegung: Europäische und anglo-amerikanische Positionen der Kulturwissenschaften (International Max Planck Research School, Max-Planck-Institut for History, Göttingen)
„Jenseits von Universalismus und Relativismus? Ein Plädoyer für das Transdifferenz-Konzept“ (mit Britta Kalscheuer)
06/20012001: A Celebration of British Science Fiction (The British Science Fiction Foundation and the University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK)
„The Tiger Lady, the Prince of Darkness and Angela Carter transgress binary boundaries“
03/200122nd International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (Fort Lauderdale, USA)
„The New Dystopian/Utopian Hybrid: Borderwalkers, Amazons, and Aliens Transgress Dualism in Elgin's Native Tongue and Charnas's Holdfast Series“
11/2000The Nature of Gender - The Gender of Nature. 5. Internationales und Interdisziplinäres Symposion zur Geschlechterforschung (Zentrum für Interdisziplinäre Frauenforschung, Universität Kiel)
„Cyberfeminism? The cyborg as a transgressive metaphor in Marge Piercy’s He, She and It“
11/20003. Fachtagung Frauen- und Gender-Forschung in Rheinland-Pfalz (University of Koblenz)
„Der Cyborg als transgressive Zukunftsmetapher in Marge Piercys Body of Glass.“
05/2000WisCon 24 (Madison, USA)
„Beyond Separate Worlds and War: Suzy McKee Charnas’s Holdfast Series“
05/2000WisCon 24 (Madison, USA)
„After Colonialism, what?” (panelist)
03/199920th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (Fort Lauderdale, USA)
„The Holdfast Borderwalkers Reconciled“
12/1998Lecture series (L.: Prof. Dr. Herbert Uerlings) DFG-Project „Das Subjekt und die Anderen. Interkulturalität und Geschlechterdifferenz von der Frühen Neuzeit bis zur Gegenwart“ (University of Trier)
„Transgressionen von Geschlechter- und Kulturdifferenz im weiblichen SF Roman“
10/19982. Fachtagung Frauen- und Gender-Forschung in Rheinland-Pfalz (University of Mainz)
„Postkoloniale und feministische Kritik in Suzette Haden Elgins Native Tongue“
07/19985. Workshop zur Frauen- und Genderforschung (University of Trier)
„Fragmentierungen in Margaret Atwoods Anti-Utopie The Handmaid’s Tale“

Konferenz-Organisation

Konferenz-Organisation durch Dr. Dunja Mohr
01/2016“Text/Techniken”, interdisziplinary conference and workshop, English Department and Forum „Texte. Zeichen. Medien“, University of Erfurt; in cooperation with the “Literature Technology Media” Research Group, Cambridge University, in Erfurt. (Convenor, Chair) [sponsored by the Hans-Böckler-Foundation]
04/2013Crediting Canada: Canada as an Economic World Leader? 38. Jahreskonferenz der British Association of Canadian Studies, Canada House/British Library, London, Session “Writing Difference, Managing Diversity”, Chairperson.
11/20099/11 as Catalyst: American and British Cultural Responses, international conference co-hosted by the  University of Erfurt and the University of Bayreuth in Bayreuth [sponsored by Hans-Böckler-Foundation and Bavarian American Academy]
12/2005MLA 2005, Washington, Panel „Margaret Atwood’s Oryx and Crake”, Session Margaret Atwood Society, Chairperson
12/2002Kulturbegriff, Workshop of the Graduate Schools „Cultural Hermeneutics“ and „Kulturtransfer im Mittelalter“, University of Erlangen.
11/2002Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak on Transdifference and Postcolonialism, Round Table Discussion with Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Graduate School „Cultural Hermeneutics“, University of Erlangen.
11/2002TransFigurations: Körper Macht Zeichen, Interdisciplinary Symposium, Graduate School „Kulturhermeneutik“, University of Erlangen. (with Barbara Duden, Marie-Luise Angerer, Anne-Marie Bonnet, Jutta Weber, Doris Eibl, Britta Herrmann).
12/2001Cultural Hermeneutics in a World of Difference and Transdifference International Symposium, Graduate School „Cultural Hermeneutics", University of Erlangen, in cooperation with the Graduate School „Postcolonial Studies“, Ludwig-Maximilian-University Munich. (with James Clifford, Hans G. Kippenberg, Stephan Palmié, Fred A. Dallmayr)
11/2000Lost in Space: Die wissenschaftliche Verortung in und außerhalb von Institutionen, 7th  Conference of Women in Academia, Hans-Böckler-Foundation, Oer-Erkenschwick.

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