Conference Program: Transnational Periodical Cultures – Interdisciplinary Perspectives

“Transnational Periodical Cultures: Interdisciplinary Perspectives”

January 29-31, 2020

Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany

Helmholtz Institute, Room 1395-00-133/135 (Ground Floor)

 

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

16:30               Registration

 

17:00               Welcome

Stefan Müller-Stach, Vice President for Research and Early Career Academics (JGU Mainz)

Michael Schreiber, Dean of the Faculty of Translation Studies, Linguistics, and Cultural Studies (JGU Mainz)

Alfred Hornung, Director of the Obama Institute (JGU Mainz)

Jutta Ernst et al., Conference Organizers (JGU Mainz)

 

17:30               Opening Remarks

Jean Lee Cole, Editor of American Periodicals (Loyola U, Baltimore)

Timothy Holmes on behalf of the conference series “Mapping the Magazine” (U of Cardiff)

 

17:45-19:00    Keynote Address 1

Chair: Oliver Scheiding

Jeremy Leslie (MagCulture, London): “We Love Magazines”

 

19:00               Reception

 

Thursday, January 30, 2020

8:30-10:30      Session 1: Media Form and Agency

Chair: Alison Martin

Stephen Donovan (Uppsala U): “Greenwood’s Bath: Investigative Journalism and a Short History of Immersion”

Madleen Podewski (FU Berlin): „Text, materielles Objekt, Medium, Datenbank, ‚Archiv‘? Wie wir Zeitschriften modellieren“

Gustav Frank (LMU München): „Macht oder machen: Zur Modellierung der

Agentialität periodischer Artefakte“

Kai Kauffmann (U Bielefeld): „Zeitschriften als Akteur? Alte und neue Metho­denfragen der Zeitschriftenforschung nach dem praxeologischen ‚turn‘“

 

10:30-11:00    Coffee Break

 

11:00-13:00    Session 2: Markets and Institutions

Chair: Bjørn von Rimscha

Anne-Julia Zwierlein (U Regensburg): “‘Staring guest and hostess in the face was a copy of Votes for Women’: Late-Nineteenth-Century British Feminist Periodicals, Not-for-Profit-Publishing, and Provoking Objects”

Florian Freitag (U Duisburg-Essen) and Filippo Carlà-Uhink (U Potsdam): “The Archival Afterlife of Beefcake Magazines”

Franziska Oehmer (U de Fribourg): „Leistungen von Zeitschriften in pluralen und individualisierten Gesellschaften – differenzierungstheoretische Überle­gungen und empirische Evidenz aus der Perspektive der Kommunikationswis­senschaft“

Corinna Norrick-Rühl (JGU Mainz): “Custom Media in the Twentieth Century: Observations on Corporate Publishing and Customer Magazines”

 

13:00-14:45    Lunch

 

14:45-16:45    Session 3: Languages, Readers, Communities

Chair: Jutta Ernst

Andrew Thacker (Nottingham Trent U): “Modernist Magazines at Large”

Jean Lee Cole (Loyola U, Baltimore): “What’s so American about American Periodicals?”

Lianne Moyes (U de Montréal): “Tessera and the Cohabitation of Languages”

Daniela La Penna (U of Reading): “Making the Case for the Paradox of Em­beddedness in Periodical Studies: Journal’s Performance, Habitus, and Net­works in Fascist Florence”

 

16:45-17:15    Coffee Break

 

17:15-18:30    Keynote Address 2

Chair: Dagmar von Hoff (JGU Mainz)

Nicola Kaminski (U Bochum): „Konzept Leseszene: (wie) macht sich Journal­literatur sichtbar?“

 

Friday, January 31, 2020

9:00-10:30      Session 4: Materiality, Typography, and Design

Chair: Oliver Emrich

Ulysses Voelker (Hochschule Mainz): „Die Wirkung visueller Kommunikation auf die Bewertung von Information“

Antje Krause-Wahl (Goethe-U Frankfurt): “Becoming a Body: Magazine Cul­        tures in the 1960s and 1970s”

Sabina Fazli (Georg-August-U Göttingen): “‘Disruptive Content’: Momma             Tried’s Experiments with the Magazine Form”

 

10:30-11:00    Coffee Break

 

11:00-12:00    Session 5: Dynamics of Periodical Genres

Chair: Madleen Podewski

Lena Wetenkamp (JGU Mainz) and Christian Luckscheiter (HU Berlin): „Essay und ‚Rundschau‘-Rubrik als Generato­ren transnationalen Denkens in der Neuen Rundschau (1918-1933)“

Ariane Martin (JGU Mainz): „Literatur, Kultur, Politik: Die Umfrage als Presse­format in den 1920er Jahren (am Beispiel Heinrich Manns)“

 

12:00-13:45    Lunch

 

13:45-14:45    Session 6: Networks and Digital Media

Chair: Silvia Hansen-Schirra

Sascha Wolfer (Leibniz-Institut für Deutsche Sprache, Mannheim): “Exploring Lexical Change in 70 Years of Der Spiegel

Timothy Holmes (Cardiff U): “Social Media Networks and Periodical Events”

 

14:45-15:15    Coffee Break

 

15:15-17:15    Session 7: Emerging Scholars Forum

Chair: Florian Freitag

Jana Keck (U Stuttgart): “The Nineteenth-Century Digitized German and Ger­man-American Press: Negotiating Slavery in a Transatlantic Context”

Whit Frazier Peterson (U Stuttgart): “Transnational Aesthetics in ‘Harlem Mec­ca’”

Michael Lörch (JGU Mainz): “Translational Readerships of an East German        Aca­demic Journal”

Mariana Hermanowski (JGU Mainz): “Materiality and Typography in Cuban         Mag­azines”

 

17:15-18:30    Final Discussion/Roundtable

Oliver Emrich (JGU Mainz)

Jutta Ernst (JGU Mainz)

Silvia Hansen-Schirra (JGU Mainz)

Dagmar von Hoff (JGU Mainz)

Nicola Kaminski (U Bochum)

Jeremy Leslie (MagCulture, London)

Alison Martin (JGU Mainz)

Marc Priewe (U Stuttgart)

Bjørn von Rimscha (JGU Mainz)

Oliver Scheiding (JGU Mainz)

 

19:30               Conference Dinner