Lisbon: Impressions From Our Free Time

Before we get into the details of the conference, we want to take you on a brief trip through Lisbon and show you what we were up to in our free time. As much as we were all excited about the conference, many of us had never been to Lisbon and couldn't wait to explore the …

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We Are Back!

We are back! Back in Munich and back on this blog. After our weekend in Lisbon, there is just so much to report. Stay tuned for many blog posts to come in the next couple of days. We will be showing you around Lisbon, telling you what happened in our panels and the conference in …

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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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Impressions From Our First Meeting

The Dikes of Courage Conference in Lisbon is approaching fast. Yesterday's first meeting and workshop went very well and our group is excited to use our knowledge derived from discussions and group projects for our panel in Lisbon. During yesterday's session of our "The Art of Protest"-class, we firstly got to know each other in …

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Welcome To Our Blog

We are a group of graduate students of North American Studies from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, Germany, travelling to the Dikes of Courage Conference at Nova University in Lisbon. From November 23rd until November 24th we look forward to broadening our minds, connecting with other academics from all over the world and sharing our knowledge in our …

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