Program

Thursday, June 17, 2021

8.30 am – 4.30 pm
DGfA Board Meeting

3 pm – 4-30 pm
PGF Meeting

5 pm – 7.30 pm
Conference Opening

Opening Remarks (Philipp Gassert, President GAAS)
Welcome Addresses
Award Ceremony
Intermission
Introduction (Welf Werner, Director, Heidelberg Center for American Studies)

Keynote Lecture:
Judy Tzu-Chun Wu, University of California, Irvine: “To form a more perfect union? Intersectional Legislative Activism and Pacific Feminism”

7.30 pm – 9.30 pm
Reception on Gathertown


Friday, June 18, 2021

Gathertown open all day

9 am – 10.30 am
Keynote Lecture

Martin Butler, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg:
“The Audience Strikes Back… Or Does It? Formations of Participation and the Figure of the Amateur in ‘New Media’ Environments”

10:30 am – 11 am
Intermission

11 am – 12.30 pm
Current Events Panel

“Too Much Participation? Liberal Democracies in Times of Crisis”
Gary Gerstle, University of Cambridge
Shan-Jan Sarah Liu, University of Edinburgh
Greta Olson, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen
Chaired by Florian Böller, TU Kaiserslautern

2 pm – 5 pm
Workshops 1-10 (Zoom Rooms #1-10)

5 pm – 5:30 pm
Intermission

5.30 pm – 7 pm
Keynote Lecture

Carol Anderson, Emory University:
“Jim Crow 2.0: Disfranchising Black Voters in the 21st Century”


Saturday, June 19, 2021

Gathertown open all day

9 am – 12 pm
Workshops 11-20 (Zoom Rooms #1-10)

10:00 am
Gathertown opens

12 pm – 1.30 pm
DASI Brown Bag Lunch@Home

1 pm – 2 pm
Women’s Caucus

2 pm – 3 pm
Diversity Round Table

3.30 pm – 6 pm
DGfA/GAAS Members’ Meeting

afterwards
Conference Finale on Gathertown