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“A monster in its breadth and length”: Schiller’s Wallenstein and the Poetics of Scale, 1798–2007

Date: September 26, 2019 Time: 4:30pm Place: East Pyne 205 Lecture speaker: Carlos Spoerhase,...

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Hannah Arendt, Karl Jaspers, and the Nobel Prize: Examining the Archival Record

Graduate Student Workshop Date: September 27, 2019 Time: 12:00 Noon Location: East Pyne 205 To...

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Storyworlds: Open-ended Story Universes Across Time, Cultures, and Media

Date: November 16th, 2019 Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm Location: TBA The German Department is...

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Welcome Juliane Rebentisch, our new Permanent Visiting Professor

The German Department is delighted to announce that the philosopher Juliane Rebentisch will join...

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New info about the Certificate in German Language and Culture

The Department of German offers students an opportunity to do sustained work in German language,...

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  • The German Department is happy to announce a new book from Assistant Professor Barbara Nagel bbook700300

    “Ambiguous Aggression in German Realism and Beyond: Flirtation, Passive Aggression, Domestic Violence” “Our main words defining emotional states suggest that we have clarity about them: expressions like “love,” “hatred,” “anxiety,” or “sorrow” seem clear enough. The reality, however, tends to be more complicated. We are often faced with gestures and utterances that are difficult to […]

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  • The President’s Awards for Distinguished Teaching awarded to Brigid Doherty ""

    Congratulations to Brigid Doherty, Associate Professor of German and Art and Archaeology Brigid Doherty’s colleagues in the departments of Art and Archaeology and German call her a rigorous scholar, natural teacher and model mentor. A member of the faculty since 2003, her research focuses on the interdisciplinary study of 20th-century art and literature, with special […]

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  • Princeton Preview 2019 ""

    The East Pyne Languages Open House was held during Princeton Preview on Tuesday April 9th and Monday April 15th. Department staff, faculty and students represented the French and Italian, Spanish and Portuguese, German, Slavic and Classics Departments. Accepted students and parents sampled international food delicacies while they learned about the exciting opportunities each department offers […]

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  • A Evening of Beethoven ""

    On Saturday April 13, The Princeton Chamber Music Society and Department of German presented an evening of Beethoven’s chamber music. Through both instrumental and vocal works, the program examined the musical problems Beethoven dealt with across his career, and the very different solutions he found. Janice Cheon ’20, violin , Leland Ko ’20, cello, German […]

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  • “A monster in its breadth and length”: Schiller’s Wallenstein and the Poetics of Scale, 1798–2007 SpoerhaseCarousel700pg

    Date: September 26, 2019 Time: 4:30pm Place: East Pyne 205 Lecture speaker: Carlos Spoerhase, Professor of German Literature, Bielefeld University What happens when works are expanded or shortened? How does scale relate to literary form, and how do changes in size qualitatively impact a work of literature? This talk will explore the German play most […]

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  • Hannah Arendt, Karl Jaspers, and the Nobel Prize: Examining the Archival Record carlos-workshopCarousel700

    Graduate Student Workshop Date: September 27, 2019 Time: 12:00 Noon Location: East Pyne 205 To reconstruct the history of the Nobel Prize and its impact would be a task of staggering dimensions. Nevertheless, letters and archival documents offer a glimpse into its workings. Taking recent scholarship in the sociology of literature as a starting point, […]

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  • Storyworlds: Open-ended Story Universes Across Time, Cultures, and Media Epyne001700x300

    Date: November 16th, 2019 Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm Location: TBA The German Department is pleased to announce that Ann Marie Rasmussen, the Right Honourable John G. Diefenbaker Memorial Chair in German Literary Studies at the University of Waterloo, will spend the 2019-20 academic year in Princeton as the Stanley Kelley Jr. Visiting Professor for Distinguished […]

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  • Class Day Reception, June 3rd, 2019 ClassDay700300

    East Pyne Upper Hyphen 1:30pm – 2:30pm June 3rd, 2019 Department Of German Class Day Reception Upper Hyphen, East Pyne 1:30pm – Refreshments with German Faculty 1:45pm – Professor Brigid Doherty with Welcome Remarks 2:00pm – Professor Joel B. Lande presents Class of 2019 Majors and Certificate Holders 2:20pm – Professor Joel b. Lande presents […]

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