Arts Night at the GSA Conference – Montreal – October 5, 2023

In October of 2023, the graphic artists and editor of ‘But I Live’ were invited to the German Studies Association (GSA) Arts Night & DEFA Screening as guest speakers to discuss the graphic novel.

Charlotte Schallié and Miriam Libicki attended the GSA in person, while Barbara Yelin and Gilad Seliktar joined via Zoom.

Date: Thursday, October 5, 2023
Time: 6:30–7:45pm
Location: Salon 1, Le Centre Sheraton, Montréal, Québec
Arts Night events are free and open to the public.

Additionally, Charlotte participated in a panel on October 7, focusing on “Migration, Racism, and Memory in the Graphic Novel: DAAD German Studies Professors Roundtable”

The full roundtable included: Regine Straetling (moderator, University of Montreal), Birgit Weyhe, Miriam Libicki, Azadeh Sharifi (University of Toronto), Jan Süselbeck (Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet), Elizabeth Nijdam (University of British Columbia) and Charlotte Schallié (University of Victoria).

Many thanks to the Arts Night organizers, the DEFA Film Library (Academic Director: Mariana Ivanova, University of Massachusetts Amherst) and the GSA Arts Night Committee (Karin Bauer, McGill University; Azadeh Sharifi, University of Toronto; Regine Straetling, University of Montreal; Sébastien Tremblay, University of Flensburg; and Janet Ward, University of Oklahoma).

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