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Family and Knowledge (GSA 2019 Seminar)

Beginn
03.10.2019
Ende
06.10.2019
Deadline Abstract
26.01.2019
Deadline Anmeldung
26.01.2019

The GSA Family and Kinship Network is organizing a seminar for the 2019 Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, October 3-6 in Portland, Oregon. We invite proposals for the seminar, Family and Knowledge.

This seminar explores “Das Wissen der Familie”: what kind of knowledge about the family is produced in autobiographies, diaries, letters, literary texts, or films? What kinds of knowledge – about the domestic sphere, gender differences, or practical skills – are produced BY and transferred via the family across historical eras? The family is a site of education, both practical and affective; it further functions as a transmitter of wider social knowledge, mediation between social orders and individual. But it also has its secrets: it can suppress knowledge by keeping knowledge from family members or from outsiders; by hiding the explicitly political or producing an ideology of quietistic domesticity – how can hidden forms of knowledge be exposed? We invite participants from all periods of German Studies (history, literature, and film), and from all career stages; we particularly welcome multi- and interdisciplinary approaches, and those that address questions of diversity and inclusion.

GSA seminars meet over three days at the conference. Seminar participants will be asked to submit a paper of 5-6 pages three weeks before the conference. Pre-circulated papers will be grouped into three themes (one per day of the seminar) and discussed in turn along with a short theoretical or methodological text.


Proposals

Please submit a 300-word abstract of what you would like to contribute to the seminar and a brief bio. Seminar enrolment opens on 5 January 2019, and applications are due by 26 January 2019. Responses will be sent out on 31 January. Please visit the GSA website and submit electronically at https://www.xcdsystem.com/gsa.

Please contact conveners, Sarah Eldridge (seldrid2@utk.edu), Margareth Lanzinger (margareth.lanzinger@univie.ac.at), or Eleanor ter Horst (eterhorst@southalabama.edu), with any questions. For more information about the 2019 German Studies Association Conference, see here: https://www.thegsa.org/conference/current-conference

Quelle der Beschreibung: Information des Anbieters

Forschungsgebiete

Literatur und Kulturwissenschaften/Cultural Studies, Stoffe, Motive, Thematologie
German Studies, Familie und Wissenn

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Ansprechpartner

Einrichtungen

German Studies Association (GSA)

Adressen

Portland
Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika
Datum der Veröffentlichung: 10.01.2019
Letzte Änderung: 10.01.2019