Friday, April 22

9 – 10 am Keynote Lecture James Fergusson: 
Feelings of Disrespect: Canadian Political Attitudes on the Relationship with the United States
10.15 – 11.15 am Keynote Lecture Gábor Biczó: 
Challenge and/or Chance: The Sociocultural Integration of Romani People in Central Europe
11.15 – 11.30 am Coffee Break
11.30 am – 1 pm Sections III and IV parallel Haus auf der Mauer
11.30 am – 1 pm Section III:

Chair: Justyna Stępien

East-Asian Perspectives on the US

Belen Martin-Lucas:
A TransCanadian Portrait of Post 9/11 America: Shauna Singh Baldwin’s We are not in Pakistan

Christoph Singer:
“Dwindling Into Symbols”: The Politics of Stereotyping after the Indian Partition and 9/11

Elena Raicu: 
When the Other is You: Accepting Yourself as the Other

11.30 am – 1 pm Section IV:

Chair: Jutta Zimmermann

Hyphenated Identities in US Media

Frank Obenland:
The Neighbor as Ethnic Other: Stereotyping Blackness in Contemporary African American Drama

Brygida Gasztold:
Between the Need to Fit In and the Desire to Stand Out: An Interracial Family in Celeste Ng’s Everything I Never Told You

Anna Łakowicz-Dopiera:
Neighbors in time: two visions of the US?

1 – 2.30 pm Lunch Break
2.30 – 3.30 pm Keynote Lecture Alan Riach:
Of Foreigners and Friends: Music, Art and Militarism
3.30 – 4 pm Coffee Break
4 – 6 pm Sections V and VI parallel Haus auf der Mauer
4 – 6 pm Section V:

Chair: Belén Martin-Lucas

The Other in European Literature

Katarzyna Jaworska-Biskup:
The stereotype of an Irishman in Giraldus Cambrensis’ Topographia Hiberniae (“The History and Topography of Ireland”)

Anna Toroš:
The Other in Slovenian and Italian poetry about Trieste in the first half of the 20th century

Agata Zawiszewska:
Polish suffragettes and the European Women’s Movement at the Turn of the 19th and 20th Centuries on the Example of Paulina Kuczalska-Reinschmit’s Journalism

4 – 6 pm Section VI:

Chair: Brygida Gasztold

Others and Aliens in US Media

Camille Barrera:
The Threat and Promise of the Local in (Post)Apocalyptic Worlds

Justyna Stępień:
Migrants and the Public Domain. Krzysztof Wodiczko’s Urban Projections

Naghmeh Esmaeilpour:
The Representation of American Models in Don DeLillo’s Selected Works

7.30 pm Conference Dinner