talks

Corinna R. Kaiser

Talks

Research

  • [forthcoming, paper accepted] Buddha and Eliyahu HaNavi Meet at the Seder Table: Contemporary Religious Ritual as an Interfaith and Transcultural Contact Zone. 07/2014, 10th Congress of the European Association for Jewish Studies, Paris, France
  • From Professor to Cataloger: Paul Kahle in Oxford and at the Bodleian Library. 05/2014, Conference ‘Archives of the Orient. International Conference on Paul Ernst Kahle’, University of Turin, Italy
  • ‘The ‘Doktor-Rabbiner’ and His Contribution to German Academia. 06/2012, Annual Conference of the British Association for Jewish Studies, London, UK
  • Der Widerhall von Deportationszügen in deutschsprachiger Gegenwartsliteratur. 11/2011, Conference ‘Der Nationalsozialismus und die Shoah in der deutschsprachigen Gegenwartsliteratur‘, University of Lüneburg, Germany
  • ‘God Speaks German’: Jewish Contributions to the German Language Skepticism around 1900.’ 07/2011, Annual Conference of the British Association for Jewish Studies, Oxford, UK
  • Gendering Places of Prayer and the Toleration of Variety. 12/2010, 42nd Annual conference of the Association for Jewish Studies, Boston
  • Toleration of Variety within Judaism. 10/2010, Graduate Centre for Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Leipzig, Germany
  • Islets of Toleration among the Jews of Curacao. 09/2010, Annual Conference of the British Association for Jewish Studies, Southampton, UK
  • Mapping Spaces of Toleration in Contemporary Judaism. 07/2010, 9th Congress of the European Association for Jewish Studies, Ravenna, Italy
  • ‘Filmmaking is Therapy.’ The First Lebanon War in Israeli Film. 04/2010, Conference ‘Re-Living Disaster: Film – History – Identity’, Birkbeck College, London, UK
  • Punk and Panthers. The Early Days of Israeli Punk. 04/2010, Int’l conference ‘”We’re ugly, but we have the music.” Jewish Identity and Subcultural Developments between Civil Rights Movements and Punk 1967-1977,’ University of Halle, Germany
  • Who Is Pharaoh, Who Are the Slaves? Introducing the Arab-Israel Conflict into Passover. 12/2009, 41st Annual conference of the Association for Jewish Studies, Los Angeles, USA
  • Feministische Pessach-Rituale: Themen, Ereignisse und Medien. 12/2009, Workshop ‚Feministische Transformationsprozesse im neuzeitlichen Judentum: Räume – Rituale – Ereignisse,‘ Goethe University of Frankfurt/Main, Germany
  • Cultural, Religious, or National Contacts? Christian and Buddhist Adaptations of the Jewish Passover Seder. 05/2009, Conference ‚Kulturkontakt? Potential und Grenzen eines Begriffs,‘ University of Rostock, Germany
  • When Turks become Jews in German Cinema – A Sign of Normalization? 05/2008, Conference ‘Cinema and Social Change in Germany and Austria’, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • Richard Strauss and the fin de siècle’s Skepticism of Language. 06/2007, International Forum ‘Strauss Among The Scholars’, University of Oxford, UK
  • ‘Russenzüge,’ ‘Judenzüge’: Towards a Cultural Cartography of Migration between Germany and Russia. 04/2007, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
  • Worker, Pioneer, Mistress, Mother, Cook? The Life of Jewish Women in the State and Land of Israel in Jenny Aloni’s Work. 09/2005, Symposium ‘The State and Land of Israel in the Writings of Female German-Jewish Writers’, Hebrew University and Leo Baeck Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Der Seder-Abend in deutsch-jüdischer Literatur: Heinrich Heine, Herman Salomon Mosenthal, Theodor Herzl, Doron Rabinovici. 04/2005, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Translation and Scepticism of Language: Martin Buber. 08/2004, Symposion ‘Martin Buber - Translating Texts, Translating Culture’, Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Schloss Blankensee, Germany
  • Deutsch-jüdische Autoren mit sephardischem oder mizrahischem Hintergrund und das Problem des Orientalismus. 06/2004, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Pop – Klezmer – Shirei Eretz Yisrael – Trance? German-Jewish Literature and the German ‚Pop literature’ of the 1990ies, exemplified on texts of the German-Jewish author Maxim Biller and the German-Russian-Jewish author Wladimir Kaminer. 05/2004, Symposium on German-Jewish writers of the 3rd generation after the Shoa, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Staging Script: The Use of Hindi and Hebrew Script in Madonna’s Music Videos ‘Frozen’ and ‘Die Another Day’. 12/2003, Department of Theatre, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Der Gebrauch hebräischer Schriftzeichen im mediengeschichtlichen Wandel. 11/2003, Tagung ‚Das Verbindende der Kulturen‘, Wien, Austria
  • At the Brink of the Abyss of Remembering: Writing in Madonna’s Music Video ‘Die Another Day.’ 04/2003, Series of lectures ‘The Abyss of Remembrance,’ Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
  • ‚Yiddish Songs Mama never taught me‘ – Platten- und CD-Cover jiddischer Musik- und Sprechplatten. 09/2002, V. Symposium für Jiddische Studien in Deutschland, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Einsatz des Software-Programms ‚GerMmeLLs’ in der deutschen Literaturwissenschaft. 02/2001, Workshop on software development for social and human sciences, Fernuniversität Hagen, Germany
  • Gustav Landauer’s Early Novella ‘Geschwister.’ 12/1998, Conference ‘Gustav Landauer: Anarchism and Judaism,’ Hebrew University in cooperation with the Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
  • ‚Der eine und ein anderer K, wobei auch von G. und einem anderen G. die Rede sein wird.‘ 11/1996, 6. Kleist-Festtage in der Kleist-Gedenk- und Forschungsstätte, Frankfurt/Oder, Germany

 

On Didactics and Higher Education

  • Die Klausur und ihre Vorbereitung in geisteswissenschaftlichen Fächern. 03/2002, Tagung „Schreiben für die Hochschule“, München
  • Der Projektbereich Schriftlichkeit in der Düsseldorfer Germanistik. 06/1997, Tagung „Schreiben an der Hochschule“, Erfurt
  • Ca. 15 Vorträge zu verschiedenen Aspekten des Wissenschaftlichen Schreibens für Studierende der Heinrich-Heine-Universität und der RWTH Aachen, auf Einladung von Fachschaften, Studierendenvertretungen und Instituten. 1998-2002