Annika’s Conference Experience

After our recap-posts of the two conference days, all of the panels, our team's presentations in more detail, and two interviews with Teresa Botelho and Jeanne Theoharis, it is time to get personal. The Dikes of Courage conference was a special experience on many levels. Steffi and I asked each other the same four questions …

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An Interview with Jeanne Theoharis

One part of the conference that really stuck with both Stephanie and me, who are running this blog, was Jeanne Theoharis' keynote talk on the first Conference day. Theoharis is a professor of Political Science at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. At the beginning of her keynote presentation, she said that …

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The Second Conference Day: Our Panel

After our last post introduced you to all of the presentations on the second day, this one will provide a more detailed account of our own panel. You probably remember our presenters Sophia Hörl and Stephanie Matthias, and Melina Haberl and Milica Cortanovacki from the introductory posts and videos we posted on this blog back …

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The Second Conference Day: An Overview

After an exciting, and long, first day at Lisbon's Nova University, the second day of the conference, Saturday 24, brought just as many interesting and engaging panels and conversations. This post will introduce you to all of the interesting presentations that were given on the second day, including the second panel by students from our …

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Introductions Part 4

In our preparatory meeting on Friday we did trial runs for every group presenting in Lisbon. This fourth and last introductory post will introduce Dannie Snyder, who is in her third Master's semester of American History, Society and Culture at the LMU in Munich, and her presentation for the Dikes of Courage conference. The topic of …

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Introductions Part 3

During our preparatory meeting on Friday we filmed an introductory video with every group presenting in Lisbon. In the third video (the link can be found here) Joanna King, Sabrina Luttenberger and Joyce Oduwa Osagie introduce themselves and their topic for our panel. Joanna and Sabrina are both Master's students of American History, Society and …

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Introductions Part 2

During our preparatory meeting on Friday we filmed an introductory video with every group presenting in Lisbon. In the second video (the link can be found here) Melina Haberl and Milica Cortanovacki introduce themselves and their topic for our panel. Melina and Milica are both B.A. students of North American Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in …

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Introductions Part 1

During our preparatory meeting on Friday we filmed an introductory video with every group presenting in Lisbon. In the first video (the link can be found here) Sophia Hörl and Stephanie Matthias introduce themselves and their topic for our panel. Sophia and Stephanie are both in their first Master's semester of American History, Society and …

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