Workshop 10

61st Annual Convention of the GAAS

Würzburg, June 12-15, 2014

"Shock and awe, beauty and despair - it’s all there"*: Eco-Photography’s Views on the Transnational Landscape

Astrid Böger (Hamburg)
The Farm Security Administration File as Eco-Photographic Archive

John Toohey (Concordia University Montreal)
The Progressive Landscape: Lawrence Engel and the Nevada Photo Service

Antonia Purk (Erfurt)
From the Text to the Photo Book: Jamaica Kinkaid’s Technique of Ekphrasis

Ingrid Gessner (Regensburg)
"We see the surface, but there is something beyond the surface": Recovering Masumi Hayashi’s EPA Superfund Site Photocollages

Dustin Breitenwischer (Freiburg)
Catherine Opie’s American Cities and the Poetics of Being There

Ralph J. Poole (Salzburg)
"and there is grass growing in the parking lots": Urban Ruins and Guerilla Aesthetics


Verena Laschinger
Universität Erfurt
Amerikanische Literaturwissenschaft
Nordhäuser Str. 63
99089 Erfurt

Eva-Sabine Zehelein
American Studies
University of Regensburg
93040 Regensburg

*CIWEM Executive Director Nick Reeves; http://www.ibtimes.com/environmental-photographer-year-2013-winning-shots-1182339