On April 21, CRDM Student, Karl Feld, presented a paper to the German-Austrian-Swiss track of the the 70th Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference on Langage, Literatures and Cultures at University of Kentucky. His paper was titled Taking the Sonderzug nach Pankow: A case study of managing response to foreign transnational broadcasting inside the the German Democratic Republic. This presentation focused on the Germanistik (or cultural-historical) components of the case. The KFLC is a bilingual conference with presentations and discussion in both foreign languages and English. The full program can be found at https://kflc.as.uky.edu/program.
On March 22, Karl Feld participated in the 2017 NCSU Graduate Symposium, presenting a poster on his work Stimulating and controlling crisis; A case study of the German Democratic Republics response to foreign transnational broadcasting. The poster focused on the rhetorical turns in the case using performance theory. More information on the Symposium can be found at https://grad.ncsu.edu/research/symposium/.