Conference and Workshop Organization

Workshop co-organizer (with René Dietrich); “The Popular Culture of Settler Colonialism.” 66. Annual Conference of the German Association of American Studies (DGfA/GAAS), Hamburg, June 13-15, 2019.

Book launch and guest lecture co-organized with Nicole Poppenhagen (Flensburg); Book launch Across Currents: Connections Between Atlantic and (Trans)Pacific Studies. Guest lecture by Prof. Dr. Keith L. Camacho (UCLA), “Sāmoan Youth Gangs and the Transoceanic World: A Commentary on Indigeneity, Power, and Race.” Conference Minor Cosmopolitanisms Weekend, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin. December 8th, 2018.

Panel discussion co-organized with Julia von Sigsfeld (FU Berlin), Anja Schwarz and Nicole Waller (both Potsdam); Panel “Indigenous Nationalisms vs. Indigenous Cosmopolitanisms?”.  Conference Minor Cosmopolitanisms Weekend, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin. December 6th, 2018.

  • Panelists included: Benjamin Inuca, Katerina Teaiwa, Hinemoana Baker, and Tony Birch

Summer school organizing team; “Minor Cosmopolitan Justice and Aesthetics.” Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. February 12th – 17th, 2018.

Lecture series organizing team; “Minor Cosmopolitan Theory.” University of Potsdam, Potsdam, April 20th – June 29th, 2017.

Symposium co-organizer (with Nicole Waller); “American Territorialities.” University of Potsdam, Potsdam, July 6, 2016.

Workshop co-organizer (with Nicole Waller); “Rethinking ‘Territory’: Territorial Rights and Water.” 63. Annual Conference of the German Association of American Studies (DGfA/GAAS), Osnabrück, May 19-22, 2016.

Workshop co-organizer (with Nicole Waller); “”Views from Different Shores”: Future Directions in Transpacific Studies.” University of Potsdam, July 17, 2015.

Workshop co-organizer (with Nicole Poppenhagen); “(Trans)pacific Knowledge Landscapes.” “Knowledge Landscapes North America.” 62. Annual Conference of the German Association for American Studies (DGfA/GAAS), Bonn, May 28-31, 2015.

Conference organizing team; “Postcolonial Justice.” 25. Annual Conference of the German Association for New English Literature (GNEL/GAPS) and the 14. Biannual Conference of the German Association for Australien Studies (GASt), University of Potsdam, Potsdam, 2014.

Conference organizing team; “American Lives.” 59. Annual Conference of the German Association for American Studies (DGfA/GAAS), Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Mainz, May 31-June 3, 2012.

Workshop series organizing team; “Mapping the World, Mapping Literature.” American Studies Division, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, June 24 – July 30, 2011.

Conference organizing team; “Life Writing & Ecology.” American Studies division, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Mainz, June 24 – June 27, 2010.