Members and Associates of the Popular Seriality Research unit will present at the annual Conference of the Austrian Association for American Studies with the topic: “America Through the Small Screen: Television and Its Transformations.”
Lisanna Wiele ‘s paper “‘Smile, Jessica’: Rape Culture and Televised Trauma in Jessica Jones” is part of a panel on Television Heroines.
Julia Leyda will speak on ’Winter is coming’: Contemporary QTV and Climate Change” in a panel called “Mediating Current Issues.”
Both Bettina Soller and Maria Sulimma will be presenting as part of a panel on Gender, Quality, and Genre in Dramedy Television series which Maria co-organized with Julia Havas (University of East Anglia)
Bettina’s paper is called “Fatherhood as Dramedy”, and Maria will be presenting “More Cringe than Comedy? The Complicated Humor of HBO’s Girls”
The conference is organized by Mario Klarer and Cornelia Klecker, and is hosted by the university of Innsbruck. It will take place from November 11-13, 2016.
Fore more information and a preliminary program visit the conference website: https://www.uibk.ac.at/amerikastudien/AAAS2016.html