Maria Sulimma will be presenting a paper on femininity, professionalism, and clothing in contemporary US-American television series at the annual conference of the German American Studies Society (DGfA) in Osnabrück.
The topic of the conference is „The United States and the Question of Rights“ and it will take place from May 19th -22th, 2016.
Maria’s talk is part of the panel “The Law, Incorporated: Embodiments of Legal Agents in North America” which is chaired by Alexandra Ganser (Wien) and Stefanie Schäfer (Jena).
All speakers of the panel:
Philipp Löffler (Heidelberg):“Gut Feelings ca. 1850: Ellen Montgomery and Hester Prynne in the Social Bios”
Kerstin Knopf (Bremen):“The Prison Space Embodied in American Women’s Prison Literature”
Katja Kanzler (Dresden):“Female Lawyer Figures in Contemporary TV Legal Drama: Gender and/in Figurations of the Legal Process”
Maria Sulimma (Berlin):“Beyond the Double Bind? Professional Femininities and ‘Uniform’ Desires”
Jochen Achilles (Würzburg):“Murder or Cleansing? Legal and Illegal Agents in Native American Short Fiction by Simon J. Ortiz and Leslie Marmon Silko”
Alexandra Hauke (Wien):“Native (Out)Laws: Indigenous Detectives in US and Canadian Crime Fiction”
For more information, consult the conference website: http://dgfa.de/annual-meeting/program/