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Fifth Berlin Program Summer Workshop "Becoming TransGerman: Transnational, Transdisciplinary, Transgender, Transhuman"

Jan 12, 2016 - Feb 16, 2016

Location: Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

5th Berlin Program Summer Workshop

June 23-25, 2016

Freie Universität Berlin

Becoming TransGerman:

Transnational, Transdisciplinary, Transgender, Transhuman


Deadline for Proposals: February 15, 2016


Submit a 250-word abstract and a short, two-page curriculum vitae (including position, department and institution) in one pdf via email by February 15, 2016 to:


FORMAT: This workshop serves as a forum for Berlin Program fellows and alumni, but also welcomes current doctoral students, recent PhDs, as well as non-tenured and tenured faculty in any field.

PAPERS: Presenters are required to submit a 25-page paper (MLA style) or an existing publication of similar length (i.e., chapter, article, etc.) and a one-page bio for circulation to workshop participants by May 31, 2016. Presenters who do not meet the submission deadline will not be able to present their work. All papers will be circulated two weeks before the workshop and workshop participants are asked to read these submissions prior to the workshop.

BACKGROUND READINGS: A selection of two or three optional background readings will also be circulated. Presenters are invited to suggest one work for background reading.

PRESENTATIONS: Each presentation at the workshop should be 5 minutes long and will be followed by a ten-minute discussion. Please talk to your audience during your presentation. After the presentation of all papers, a general discussion will conclude each panel.


WORKSHOP Venue is the Freie Universität Berlin.

FEES: Participation in the workshop is free of charge.

Coffee Breaks & Lunchwill be provided.

TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATION: Participants are responsible for organizing and paying for their travel and accommodation. Assistance with logistical matters will be provided.

FUNDING: We encourage participants to seek funding from their home institutions or alternative sources to cover those costs.


Dr. Deborah Barton | Cardiff University

Dr. Jeremy DeWaal | Freie Universität Berlin

Karin Goihl | Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin Program

Dr. Thomas Haakenson | California College of the Arts

Dr. Carol Hager | Bryn Mawr College


Zeit & Ort

Jan 12, 2016 - Feb 16, 2016

Freie Universität Berlin, Seminarzentrum, Raum L 115