Conference Papers

Conversation with Felicitas Hoppe, International Writers Series, Washington University in St. Louis (Zoom), April 20, 2022

Conversation with Jenny Erpenbeck and Lilla Balint, UC Berkeley Department of German (Zoom), March 18, 2022

“Canon Fire: Dada’s Attack on National Literature,” at the symposium Transnational Framings: The German Literary Field in the Age of Nationalism, Washington University in St. Louis (2021)

“From Movements to Networks: Visualizing Literary Communities,” for the seminar “DH and German Studies: Intersections, Innovations, Opportunities,” at the Conference of the German Studies Association [GSA] (2019)

“The Dada Networks Project,” Digital Humanities Lightning Round, at the GSA (2019)

“Dada’s Telegraphic Nonsense,” on the round-table “Reinterpreting Nonsense” at the conference of the Modern Literature Association [MLA] (2019)

“Don’t Wait for Tenure to Translate: Building Platforms for Literary Translation Within the Academy,” round-table participant, American Literary Translators Association (2018)

“Wireless Dada: Telegraphic Poetics in the Avant-Garde,” at the 11th Annual Midwest Symposium in German Studies, Ohio State University (2018)

“High-Tech Heimat: Modern Media and Imagined Identities,” on the panel “Constructions of Belonging and Heimat in Contemporary German Literature of Non-Native German Writers,” at the GSA (2018)

“Dada’s Data: Information and the Archive,” at the conference “Dada Futures: Circulating Replicants, Surrogates, and Participants,” University of Iowa (2018)

“Wireless Dada: Telegraphic Poetics in the Avant-Garde,” invited lecture at Grinnell College, and guest presentation on Dada print practices in German 295: Print Matters (2018)

“‘Denken die neuen Dichter? Schon möglich’: Computer Poetry and Cyborg Subjectivity,” on the panel “Poetry and Information,” at the GSA Annual Conference (2017)

“‘Is that Kafka? 99 Finds’ – An Evening with Reiner Stach and Kurt Beals,” Deutsches Haus at NYU (2016)

Interview with St. Louis Public Radio’s Cut & Paste podcast, on Kafka and translation (2016)

“Redefining Dada: the Avant-Garde Movement as Network,” on the panel “Dada at 100,” at the GSA Annual Conference (2016); panel co-organizer

“Decoding Dada: Avant-Garde Poetry in its Cryptographic Context,” on the panel “Poetics of Code,” at the ICLA Annual Conference (2016)

“Post-Hermeneutic Criticism and its Precursors: Telegraphic ‘Nonsense’ in Dada Poetry,” on the panel “The Posthermeneutic Turn in Textual Studies,” at the GSA Annual Conference (2015)

“Weimar Futures: Speculation and Uncertainty in Der Dada No. 1,” at the conference “The Future of the Past,” UC Berkeley (2015)

“Poetics and Translation: Anja Utler and Kurt Beals in Conversation,” Washington University in St. Louis (2015)

“On Translating the Poetry of Anja Utler,” with Anja Utler, Oberlin College (2015)

“Dada Analysis: Networking with the Avant-Garde,” on the panel “German Studies and Digital Humanities,” at the GSA Annual Conference (2014)

“Dada Futures: Investment and Uncertainty in Der Dada No. 1,” at the Conference of the BTWH Working Group in German Modernity, Vienna, Austria (2014)

“What Difference does Translation Make?” Pre-circulated paper for the round table “Translation and its Role in German Studies,” at the Midwest Symposium in German Studies, University of Notre Dame (2014)

“Computer Poems and Critical Coding: Redefining Subjectivity for the Digital Age,” on the panel “Digital Practice: Literary Remediations,” at the MLA Annual Convention (2014)

“The Universal and the Particular in the Avant-Garde Archive,” at “Remediating the Avant-Garde: Magazines and Digital Archives,” Princeton University (2013)

“Mediating the Moon: Ferdinand Kriwet’s Apollo Mission,” on the panel “Revisiting the Moon,” at the GSA Annual Conference (2013)

“The Rhythm of Unlearning: Disorder and Disruption in Hans Richter’s Rhythmus 21,” at “The Rhythm of Learning,” Princeton University (2013)

“Print, Publicity, and Politics in the Berlin Dada Movement,” on the panel “Avant-Garde Poetics of Media” at the MLA Annual Convention (2013)

“Am Rand der Moderne: die Modernität der Landstraße bei Regina Ullmann,” lecture in Raron and Brig, Switzerland (2012)

“Celan Between Languages,” at “World Literature/Comparative Literature,” Conference of the American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA), Vancouver, BC (2011)

“Modernity’s Outsiders in the Work of Regina Ullmann,” at “This is Nowhere: Local, Regional and Provincial Spaces in World Literature,” University of California, Berkeley (2009)

“Two Types of Confession: Narrativity and Subjectivity in Musil’s Törless,” at “Geständnis und Urteil,” the 2009 Conference of the BTWH Working Group in German Modernity, Vienna, Austria (2009)

“Halting Words: On Translating the Poetry of Anja Utler,” at International Translation Day, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (2008)