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  THURSDAY // 22.11.2018 

 

[Meeting of the Board and Advisory Council of the German Association for the Study of British Cultures]

 

Registration

 

Postgraduate Forum

 

Opening: Welcome Addresses

Keynote

Age and the Lens of Dress: Intersections of Time, Embodiment and Culture

Julia Twigg (Kent)

Conference Warming

 

 

 

 

  FRIDAY // 23.11.2018

SECTION I: OLD BUT (STILL) KICKING

 

No Time to Retire   

 

Ageing Rock Stars! (I hope I get old before I die)

Christian Huck (Kiel)

Ageing, Deferred Retirement, and the Embodied Politics of Stardom

Josephine Dolan (Gloustershire)

Coffee Break

Ageing Rebels      

 

The Ageing Experience of Women in the UK who identified with Punk Culture

Alison Willmott (Gloucestershire)

Old Age as Horror Vision or Imagined Comfort Zone in the Fiction of Once Angry Young Writers

Ingrid von Rosenberg (Berlin) 

Coffee Break

SECTION II: OLD AGE AND/AS DISEASE

Curing Age and Dreaming of Immortality

 

Of Methuselah Mice and Men: Contemporary Discourses of Curing Age

Susanne Bayerlipp (Hildesheim)

And All the Days of Methuselah: Posthuman Immortality and Its De-Humanising Affect

in Richard K. Morgan's Altered Carbon

René Schallegger (Klagenfurt)

Lunch Break

[Meeting of the Editorial Committee of the Journal for the Study of British Cultures]

Negotiating ‘Decline’

 

Visualizing Memory Loss and the Politics of Representation in Contemporary Portraiture

Sara Strauss (Paderborn)

Internalized Ageism in a Nursing Home

Jolien Makkinga (Amsterdam)

Coffee Break

Keynote

Exploring the Darker Side of Ageing: Abjection, Pain and Suffering

Chris Gilleard (University College London)

Annual General Meeting of the German Association for the Study of British Cultures

 

Conference Dinner

 

 

 

 

  SATURDAY // 24.11.2018

SECTION III: DESTABILISING NORMS OF AGEING

 

Alternative Narratives of Ageing 

 

Anocriticism as Resistance: Narratives of Age/ing Against the Grain

Roberta Maierhofer (Graz)

Queer Alternatives to Heteronormative Ageing: The Case of Quentin Crisp

Eveline Kilian (Berlin)

Coffee Break

Women and Empowerment

 

Towards a Room of Her Own: Locating the Ageing Woman in the Late Victorian and Edwardian Era

Maria Gürtner (Regensburg)

Age as a Classifier for the Female Heroic in Crime Fiction

Özlem Sarica (Freiburg)

Agevertising? Can Age-related Advertising Serve as an Instrument of Empowerment?

Christiane Nakao (Hamburg)

Lunch Break

Old Age between Senex and Eros

 

“Still in pretty good shape”: The Spectre of Aging in the James Bond Franchise

Wieland Schwanebeck (Dresden)

Old Age and Desire in Film

Lena Eckert and Silke Martin (Erfurt)

 

Open Discussion, Closing Remarks

 

 

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