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Nov. 5: Lecture: Michael Streif, “Queering History: New Perspectives on Manliness in the Age of the American Revolution” at the 44th AAAS Conference “The Changing Nature of American Studies” in Salzburg.

Nov. 5: Lecture: Leopold Lippert, “Negotiating the Early United States in the Context of the Atlantic World: Susanna Rowson’s Reuben and Rachel” at the 44th AAAS Conference “The Changing Nature of American Studies” in Salzburg.


2017

July 2017: Research Stay: Verena Holztrattner,  Eccles Centre for American Studies, British Library, London.

August 2016 – July 2017: Research Stay: Michael Streif, University of Minnesota, USA.

July 13: Lecture: Leopold Lippert, “Humor, Theatricality, and the Trans/National Public Sphere in Late-Eighteenth-Century America” at the Performance/American Studies Network Meeting in Erfurt.

June 2017: Research Stay: Leopold Lippert, Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston.

May  2: Lecture: Leopold Lippert, “Humor, intime Öffentlichkeiten, und die Literatur der Amerikanischen Revolution” at IFK Lecture Series “Intime Öffentlichkeiten [Intimate Publics]” in Vienna.

March 24: Lecture: Verena Holztrattner, “Early American Conduct Literature” at the University of Graz.

Mar. 4: Lecture: Ralph J. Poole, “‘the metaphor that I am’: Trans Bodies in Early America” at the 10th Biennial Conference of the Society of Early Americanists in Tulsa.

Mar. 4: Lecture: Leopold Lippert, “Making Sexual Violence Public in Pre-Revolutionary America: ‘The Trial of Atticus’ (1771)” at the 10th Biennial Conference of the Society of Early Americanists in Tulsa.

 

 

2016

Dec. 9: Lecture: Leopold Lippert, “Transatlantic Bodies of Representation in Robert Hunter’s Androboros (1715)” at the 6th EEASA conference “Space, Mobility, and Power in Early America and the Atlantic World, 1650-1850” in Paris.

Winter term 2016/17: Teaching: Leopold Lippert, “American Literature around 1800,” MA seminar at the University of Vienna.

Sep. 30: Lecture: Michael Streif, “The Male Stage: Masculinities and College Drama in the Age of the American Revolution” at the conference “The Politics and Polemics of Gender in Early American Theater” in Salzburg.

Sep. 30: Lecture: Ralph J. Poole, “Scandalous Bodies: Transgender Polemics in Colonial America” at the conference “The Politics and Polemics of Gender in Early American Theater” in Salzburg.

Sep. 29: Lecture: Verena Holztrattner, “Sowing the Seeds of Virtue: Susanna Haswell Rowson’s Transgeneric Work on Female Conduct” at the conference  “The Politics and Polemics of Gender in Early American Theater” in Salzburg.

Sep. 29-30: International Conference “The Politics and Polemics of Gender in Early American Theater” in Salzburg.

May 25: Lecture: Leopold Lippert and Ralph J. Poole, “The Polemical Counter/Publics of Early American Theater” at the lecture series “Kunstpolemik – Polemikkunst: Zu künstlerischen Formen der Provokation und des Widerstreits” in Salzburg.

April 24: Lecture: Verena Holztrattner, “Digital Archives: A Practical Exploration” at the EAAS Biennial Conference in Constanta, Romania.

April 24: Lecture: Michael Streif, “Digital Archives and Copyright Issues” at the EAAS Biennial Conference in Constanta, Romania.

April 24: Lecture: Leopold Lippert, “Digital Archives and the Politics of Accessibility” at the EAAS Biennial Conference in Constanta, Romania.

April 24: Workshop organization: Verena Holztrattner, Leopold Lippert, Michael Streif, “Digital Archiving in the Context of Early American Studies” at the EAAS Biennial Conference in Constanta, Romania.

March 14: Lecture: Leopold Lippert, “American Sentimental Culture around 1800” in the lecture series “Gender and American Studies” in Salzburg.

March 10-12: Workshop participation: Leopold Lippert, “Performance Matters: Theories, Concepts, Methods” in Mainz, Germany.

Feb. 1: Lecture: Leopold Lippert, “Rehearsing Americanness on the Atlantic: The Hallam Company and the History of American Theater” at the conference “Maritime Mobilites: Critical Perspectives from the Humanities” in Vienna.

2015

Nov. 7: Lecture: Verena Holztrattner, “Breaking the Silence: Judith Sargent Murray and the Early American Stage” at the 42nd AAAS conference “Soundscapes and Sonic Cultures in America” in Graz.

Nov. 7: Lecture: Leopold Lippert, “The Print Theatricality of Mercy Otis Warren’s The Adulateur (1772)” at the 42nd AAAS conference “Soundscapes and Sonic Cultures in America” in Graz.

Nov. 7: Lecture: Michael Streif, “‘Soundscapes’ on Paper: Queer and Female Voices in Early American Dramatic Works beyond Performance” at the 42nd AAAS conference “Soundscapes and Sonic Cultures in America” in Graz.

Nov. 7: Panel organization: Verena Holztrattner, Leopold Lippert, Michael Streif, “Virtual Sounds of American Drama” at the 42nd AAAS conference “Soundscapes and Sonic Cultures in America” in Graz.

May: Research Stay: Leopold Lippert at the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies in Berlin, Germany.