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October 4, 2018

German faculty members present at annual conference

Submitted by Necia Chronister

All four members of the K-State German faculty presented papers at the 42nd annual German Studies Association Conference Sept. 27-30 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Ljudmila Bilkić presented a paper titled "'Everything New is Born Illegal': Historicizing Rapid Migration in New Media Works" as part of the "Genre and Border Crossings in the 21st Century" panel.

Necia Chronister presented her paper, "Doing Things Differently: Property and Brotherhood in Detlef Buck's Wir können auch anders," as part of the "Cultures of Relatedness through Objects" panel.

As part of the GSA's Emotions Studies Network, Derek Hillard co-organized a seminar on "Non-Human Emotions," in which he presented his paper "The Non-human in the Human: Animals and Einfühlung around 1900."

Sara Luly presented her paper, "Moving Nerves and Fleeing Bodies: Tropes of Mobility in Gmelin's Materialien für die Anthropologie," as part of the seminar "Mapping Identities through Mobilities."

The German program is in the department of modern languages, part of K-State's College of Arts and Sciences. To learn more about modern languages at K-State, visit the website.