DFG-Network Complicity:

Enfoldings and Unfoldings

Convenor: Prof. Dr. Cornelia Wächter

4 – 5 November 2022

Technical University Dresden

Venue: Sächsische Landes-, Staats-, und Universitätsbibliothek (SLUB) / Klemperer-Saal

3 November 2022

18:30 Conference Warming at Ristorante Da Franco (Weberplatz 3, 01217 Dresden; top floor of the guesthouse)

4 November 2022

10:00–10:15 Opening

10:15–11:30 Gregory Mellema | Calvin College, Michigan
Enabling and Facilitating Harm

11:45–13:00 John Storey | University of Sunderland
Darkness on the Edge of Mansfield Park: Slavery, Complicity, and the Return of the Repressed

14:00–15:15 Jan Dammel | University of Potsdam
The Affective Dimensions of Complicity

15:30–16:45 Sue Vice | University of Sheffield
Revisiting Modernity’s ‚Soliciting the Victims‘ Cooperation‘: Zygmunt Bauman, Claude Lanzmann and the Outtakes of Shoah

17:00–18:15 Mark Sanders | New York University
Complicity and Conspiracy: Schreber’s Accusation

20:00 Dinner at Der Schwan An der Frauenkirche 13, 01067 Dresden

5 November 2022

9:00–10:15 Ivan Stacy | Beijing Normal University
Alignment and the Rhetoric of Complicity in Post-9/11 Fiction

10:30–11:45 Ronja Waldherr | RWTH Aachen
Resilient Nation: Neoliberal Utopianism and (Black) Feminist Complicity in Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other

12:00–13:15 Heike Steinhoff | Ruhr-University Bochum
Oppositional Lifestyles, Self-Help and Complicity

14:15–15:30 Eli Teram | Wilfrid Laurier University
Ambiguous Complicity in Social Work Practice and the Movie The Club

15:45–17:00 Joel Pfister | Wesleyan University
Partners in Crime: American Movies on Systemic Complicity

17:15–18:30 Florian Cord | Technische Universität Dresden
Cyclonoplicity: Impurity Politics for the Anthropocene

20:00 Dinner at Planwirtschaft Louisenstraße 20, 01099 Dresden