Conference Schedule

Thursday, October 27, 2016

5:00 p.m.  Professor Maiken Umbach, University of Nottingham, public lecture: “The Nazis and ‘public history’, in Germany and beyond” Senate Chamber, Old Capitol

Saturday, October 29, 2016

All discussion sessions will be held in 1117 University Capitol Centre.

9:00 a.m. Introduction:  H. Glenn Penny and Elizabeth Heineman “German History Beyond  German Borders:  Iowa as a Local Paradigm”

9:30 a.m. Session 1: Where and When was German History?

12:00 p.m.  Lunch Break

1:00 p.m. – Session 2: Who is part of German History?

3:30 p.m. – Coffee

4:00 p.m. – Exhibit reception:  German Iowa and the Global Midwest, Rotunda in Old Capitol Museum

5:00 p.m. – Keynote:  Professor Maiken Umbach, University of Nottingham
“Looking like a German: Visual Culture and Embodied Identities from the Enlightenment to National Socialism”
Senate Chamber, Old Capital

Sunday, October 30, 2016

9:00 a.m. – Session 3: How do we do German History?

11:30 a.m. – Coffee Break

11:45 a.m. – Concluding Discussion

12:30 p.m.  Lunch Break