Hinweis zu unserer Ausstellung

Am Samstag, den 22. Juni 2024, bleibt das Amerikahaus wegen Aufbauarbeiten für das Filmfest München geschlossen. Bitte beachten Sie, dass unsere Ausstellung vom 24. Juni bis 08. Juli 2024 wegen Aufbauten für das Filmfest nur eingeschränkt zugänglich ist. Herzlichen Dank für Ihr Verständnis!

Karolinensaal ©Leonhard Simon

BAA Conference 2023

"Environmental Citizenship: Politics, Practices, Representations," Thursday, July 6, 2023, through Saturday, July 8, 2023

Thursday, July 6, 2023

2 p.m. Welcome and Introduction

  • Heike Paul (FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, BAA) and Katja Sarkowsky (U Augsburg)


2.30 p.m. Panel 1
Historical Dimensions of Environmental Relationality in a More-Than-Human-World
Chair: Catrin Gersdorf (U Würzburg)

  • Simone M. Müller (U Augsburg):
    Environmental Citizenship and its Territorial Limits: On US Hazardous Waste and the Struggle for Defining Environmental Protection
  • Monique Allewaert (U Wisconsin-Madison):
    Four Suns: Solar Imaginaries, Climate Colonialism, and Planetary Citizenship


4 p.m. Coffee Break


4.30 p.m. BAA Award Ceremony                                 


5.30 p.m.  Keynote 1
Chair: Katja Sarkowsky (U Augsburg)


7 p.m. Reception


 

Friday, July 7, 2023

9 a.m. Panel 2
Literary Representations of Environmental In/Justice

Chair: Julia Faisst (U Regensburg)

  • Sonya Posmentier (NYU):
    What Use are Flowers? Lorraine Hansberry's Eco-Apocalyptic Imagination
  • Linda Hess (U Augsburg): 
    Satirizing the Eco-Citizen: The Question of Individual Responsibility in E.A. Copenhaver's My Days of Dark Green Euphoria


10.30 a.m. Coffee Break


11 a.m. Emerging Scholars' Forum
Chair: Ina Batzke
(U Augsburg)

  • Andrew Wildermuth (FAU Erlangen)
    Forging, Foraging, Forgoing: Thoreau as Settler Disaster
  • Axelle Germanaz and Sarah Marak (FAU Erlangen)
    Bad Environmental Citizens: Tracing the Limits of (State-Sanctioned) Environmental Citizenship


12.15 p.m. Lunch Break


1.30 p.m. Panel 3
Practices of Environmental Citizenship
Chair: Kirsten Twelbeck
(U Augsburg)

  • Michael Kotutwa Johnson (U Arizona):
    Redefining Environmental Citizenship: A Hopi Indian's Perspective
  • Marit Rosol (U Würzburg):
    Navigating Tensions between Environmental and Social Justice Concerns: The Case of German and Canadian Community Food Initiatives


3.30 p.m. Coffee Break


4.00 p.m. Keynote 2

Chair: Sylvia Mayer (U Bayreuth)


5.45 p.m. BAA Member's Meeting


 

Saturday, July 8, 2023

9.30 a.m. Keynote 3
Chair: Linda Hess (U Augsburg)


11.00 a.m. Coffee Break


11.30 a.m. Roundtable Discussion
Environmental Citizenship as 'Doing Without'?

Chair: Heike Paul (FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg)

  • Michael Kotutwa Johnson (U Arizona)
  • Joshua Barnett (Penn State U)
  • Isabel Kalous (FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg)


1 p.m.  Wrap-Up and Conference Closing

Admission is free. To register, please send an e-mail to info@amerika-akademie.de.

Amerikahaus München

Karolinenplatz 3, 80333, München

Dr. Christoph Straub

Referent Bayerische Amerika-Akademie

E-Mail
straub@amerika-akademie.de

Telefon
089 55 25 37-42