2009 October 1-3: Stefan Zweig's Transatlantic Connections

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2009 Zweig Symposium. State University of New York at Fredonia, Fredonia, NY USA. Symposium Co-Chairs: Birger Vanwesenbeeck, Department of English SUNY Fredonia and Jeremy Linden, Head of Archives and Special Collections, SUNY Fredonia

Program

1 October 2009

1.
Welcome Reception. Japanese Garden Area, Reed Library
2.
Opening Remarks: Denniis Hefner, President, SUNY Fredonia; Birger Vanwesenbeeck, Assistant Professor of English; Jeremy Linden, Head of Archives and Special Collections
3.
Keynote Address: Oliver Matuscheck. The Three Lives of Stefan Zweig


2 October 2009: [1]. Transatlantic Zweig

4.
Nikolaus Unger [University of Warwick]. '...to compare a rather uncertain impression of the new continent with reality' - Stefan Zweig and New York
5.
Christine Berthold [University of Macerata]. Approaching the Far Away: Magellan and Amerigo
6.
Birger Vanwesenbeeck [State University of New York at Fredonia]. The Generational Autobiography: Zweig vs. Flaubert


2 October 2009: [2]. Zweig's Connections

7.
Walter Kreyszig [University of Saskatchewan/University if Vienna].'Your worlds are created from the spirit of music': Stefan Zweig's Biography on Romain Rolland and the Continuation of the 'Great Man' Theory of History in North America
8.
George Prochnik [Independent scholar]. The Netherworld of Yesterday: An Imaginary Conversation between Stefan Zweig and Hannah Arendt
9.
Sylvio Back [Director of Lost Zweig]. The Unfathomable Gesture


2 Octobe 2009: [3]. Zweig and Brazil

10.
Marlen Eckl [Independent scholar].'Das Paradies ist überall verloren': Stefan Zweig's Concept of Brazil compared to the viewpoint espoused by other German-speaking Brazilian émigrés
11.
Darién Davis [Middlebury College] and Oliver Marshall [Independent scholar]. Exile and Liminality: Charlotte and Stefan Zweig in Brazil
12.
Brenda Keiser [Bloomsburg University]. Stefan Zweig and Brazil: The Land of the Future
13.
Marlen Eckl [Representative of the Casa Stefan Zweig]. The Casa Stefan Zweig Project in Petrópolis
14.
Keynote Address: Klaus Weissenberger [Rice University]. Stefan Zweig's Non-fictional Prose in Exile - Mastery of the European Genre of "Kunstprosa"
15.
Screening of Lost Zweigat Fredonia Opera House, Fredonia, NY


3 October 2009

16.
Klemens Renoldner [Director of Stefan Zweig Centre, Salzburg, Austria]. Stefan Zweig: Life in Cities of Exile / New York, São Paolo, Rio de Janeiro

Zweig and Politics

17.
Jeffrey B. Berlin [Holy Family University]. The Writer's Political Obligation in Exile: The Case of Stefan Zweig, 1922-1940
18.
Eva Kuttenberg [Pennsylvania State University, Erie]. Stefan Zweig's Transnationalism in the Making
19.
Robert Whalen [Queens University of Charlotte]. Structuring Alterity. Stefan Zweig, Emmanuel Levinas, and the Trauma of the Other

Closing Lecture

20.
Randolph J. Klawiter [University of Notre Dame]. Zweig Bibliography in Wiki format]
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