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MALCA Conference
Rice University, Houston, Texas
April 22-25, 2004

Gender, History, and Memory

MALCA Conference Abstracts
In order of appearance on the conference program
(Fri through Sunday)

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Katie Arens, UT Austin
Austrians Telling Literary (Hi)Stories: Historiographies Outside the Nationalist Paradigm

David Luft, UC San Diego
Cultural Memory and Intellectual History: Locating Austrian Literature

Friederike Eigler, Georgetown University
Cultural Memory and the Role of Literary Texts at the Millenium

Imke Meyer, Bryn Mawr College
Gender and Cultural Memory in Ingeborg Bachmann's Narrative “Ein Schritt nach Gomorrha”

Geoffrey Howes, Bowling Green State University
Madness and Memory: Personal, Cultural, and Literary Memory in Bachmann's Franza

Katie Arens, UT Austin
Teaching Grad Students in Austrian Literature and Intellectual History (poster)

Lyle Barkheimer, Otterbein College
1900—Wien—2000 (poster)

Angela Gulielmetti & Pamela Barnes, Hendrix College
Vienna course and Kaffeehausliteratur Project

Katharina von Hammerstein, University of Connecticut
Challenges of Cross-Cultural Dialogue: The Other in Peter Altenberg's Ashantee (1897) (poster)

Melanie Manzer, College of Charleston
Do They Speak Austrian in Austria? Teaching Austrian Culture in the Real World (poster)

Astrid Weigart, Georgetown University
Vienna: Kunst and Kitsch (poster)

Britta Kallin, Georgia Institute of Technology
Gendered History and Memory in Marlene Streeruwitz's Recent Prose

Raymond Burt, University of North Carolina at Willington
Marlene Streeruwitz's Nachwelt: Narrative Exploration of Cultural Memory

Heidi Schlipphacke, Old Dominion University
Nostalgia, Memory, and the Postmodern Crisis of Masculinity: Robert Menasse's Selige Zeiten, brüchige Welt

Christa Gaug, Rice University
Chronicles of Vienna: The Construction of Urban Memory in Daniel Spitzer's “Wiener Spaziergänge”

Patrick Greaney, University of Colorado
Disappearances: Memory without Mastery in Ilse Aichinger

Susanne Kelley, UCLA
Wien bleibt Wien: Choosing Memory, Constructing Identity

Lorely French, Pacific University
Gender and Traumatic Memories in Autobiographies by Ceija, Karl, and Mongo Stojka: Comparisons and Their Consequences

Nancy Erickson, Bemidji State University
Dismantling Collective Memory: Paul Celan in Elfriede Jelinek's In den Alpen

Gabriele Wurmitzer, University of Vermont

Der unbewohnte weibliche Erinnerungsraum in E. Reicharts Februarschatten (1984)

Melanie Manzer, College of Charleston
Selective Memory: Contrasting Male and Female Perspectives in Schnitzler's “Fräulein Else” and “Leutnant Gustl”

Heidi Tilghman, University of Washington
Transformed Voices: Karl Kraus and the (Re-)Shaping of Cultural Memory

W.S. Wilson, Georgetown University
Wir gedenken des Weibes: Kontraste und Vergleiche zu Rosa Mayreder and Lou Andreas-Salomé

Pascale Bos, University of Texas at Austin
Ruth Klüger, Ruth Beckermann and Jewish “Counter-Memory” in Austria

Kirsten Krick-Aigner, Wofford College
The Writing of Memory: Reconstructing Identity in Lore Segal's Memoir Other People's Houses

Gabi Eichmanns, University of Washington
Erinnerung als zweifelhaftes Mittel der Wahrheitsfindung in Christoph Ransmayrs Roman Die Schrecken des Eises und der Finsternis

Agnieszka Nance, University of Texas at Austin
“ Nasz dobry Cesarz” [Our Good Emperor]: About Poles' Perception of the Austrian Kaiser in Galicia

Vincent Kling, LaSalle University
The Subtler Discriminations: Gender and Cultural Autonomy in the Historical Novels of Renate Feyl

Margret Woodruff-Wieding, UT Austin
Memory and Music: Striking the Right Note

Helga Schreckenberger, University of Vermont
Re-Writing the Fin-de-Siècle: The Forgotten Vienna of Lilian Faschinger's Wiener Passion (1999)

Ellie Kennedy, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario
Gendered Re-Membering in Lilian Faschinger's Wiener Passion

Gisela Roethke, Dickinson College
Barbara Frischmuth's Einander Kind: Generations of Memories

Felix W. Tweraser, Utah State University
Friedrich Torberg, the Congress for Cultural Freedom, and Anti-Communist Ideology in 1950s and 1960s Austria

Joseph W. Moser, University of Pennsylvania
Thomas Bernhards Geschichtskritik in seinem Frühwerk der fünfziger und sechziger Jahre

Irene Fußl, University of Salzburg
Jüdische Geschichte und Gedächtnis in Paul Celans Gedicht “Du liegst”

Markus Zisselsberger, SUNY Binghamton
Cultural Nationalism and the Experience of History: Robert Musil's Imagi-Nation

Wolfgang Nehring, UCLA
Der Prinz Eugen und Maria-Theresia—Kriegspropaganda und kollektives Gedächtnis bei Hugo von Hofmannsthal

Karl Müller, University of Salzburg
Bilder vom zweiten Weltkrieg in der Literatur aus Österreich nach 1945

Rebecca Thomas, Wake Forest University
History and Memory as Modes of Recovery in D. Rabinovici's Die Suche nach M.

Karen Remmler, Mt. Holyoke College
Citing Memory in the Work of Ruth Beckermann and W.G.Sebald

Dagmar Lorenz, University of Illinois at Chicago
Viennese Memories of History and Horrors

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