Nation and Representation 2002

A Film Conference
UC Berkeley

MONDAY, 13 MAY, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., room 282 Dwinelle

III. Strangers in the Nation

  • Robert Peckerar: The Vampire Writes Back: Icons of Eastern European Jews
  • June Hwang: Locating the Wandering Jew
  • Joel Freeman: Death and the Grounds of Nationalism in Triumph of the Will
  • Alexander Klemm: Staging Racism in R.W. Fassbinder’s Fear Eats the Soul

IV. Staging Identities

  • Mariah Larsson: “An Impossible Homecoming”. Mai Zetterling’s Questioning of the Swedish Imagined Community
  • Meg Dahlgren: Nationalist Lampoon: H.J. Syberberg’s Parsifal
  • Mike Allan: Image and Nation at War:Harun Farocki’s Bilder der Welt und Inschrift des Krieges
  • Susanne Hoelscher-Whiting: Lola on the Run: Trafficking Identity in Synthesized Berlin

Sponsored by the Department of German and the Program in Film Studies, in conjunction with German 214/Film 240 (Profs. Deniz Göktürk and Anton Kaes).