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Roundtable Discussion of Controversial Berlin Memorial Installation

In 1993 a series of eighty colorful signs were mounted on lampposts in the Bayerischen Viertel...

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Spring 2014 Graduate Student Symposium

The German Department’s Spring 2014 Symposium featuring the work of three graduate students will...

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Department of German Lecture Series 2013-2014

The SPRING 2014 DEPARTMENTAL LECTURE SERIES begins on February 20th with a lecture by Visiting...

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  • Two Graduate Students get Positions in a Tough Job Market GOAL

    Continuing the tradition of placing its graduates in top positions throughout the world –which has given the Princeton German Department the best placement record in its field in the United States– two recent graduates have garnered highly attractive jobs in an extremely competitive market. Timothy J. Attanuci will take up a position as Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter […]

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  • Colleagues from History, Religion and Politics appointed as Associated Faculty Members Wall

    Alongside its already highly interdisciplinary full-time faculty, the German Department also has a very active and highly distinguished group of Associated Faculty in departments ranging from Art & Archaeology and Comparative Literature to History, Music and Philosophy. The Department is delighted to announce that this group, which works closely not only with the regular faculty […]

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  • Literary & Media Theorist Binczek coming to Princeton in April as Visiting Researcher Binczek

    Natalie Binczek, Professor of Neugermanistik, insbesondere Theorie und Geschichte literarischer Kommunikation und ihrer Medien at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, will join the Department for a four-month research stay starting in early April, 2014. During her sojourn as a Visiting Professional Research Associate she will be working on her current project about the academic and poetic lecture […]

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  • Media Theorist Daniel Eschkötter Coming in May to Work on Kluge Archive Eschkotter

    Daniel Eschkötter, Researcher and Lecturer in Media Studies at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, will spend the months of May and June in Princeton as a DAAD-short term research fellow in the German Department’s Alexander Kluge Research Collection. During his sojourn, Eschkötter will be working on a chapter of a book he is completing on cinematic spectrologies […]

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Events

  • Media+Modernity | Claus Pias | Friedrich Kittler and the “misuse of military equipment” | October 2, 2014 | 106 McCormick | 4:30pm MM

    When: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2014 @ 4:30PM Where: Princeton Department of Art & Archaeology, 106 McCormick Who: Claus Pias (Leuphana Universität Lüneburg) “Friedrich Kittler and the ‘misuse of military equipment’: On the Situation of an expression 1964/1984/2014″ This paper will historicize Kittler’s media theory of the 1980s by means of its own media-historical conditions. In […]

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  • Roundtable Discussion of Controversial Berlin Memorial Installation splashberlin

    In 1993 a series of eighty colorful signs were mounted on lampposts in the Bayerischen Viertel [Bavarian Quarter] of Berlin’s Schoeneberg district. On one side of the signs there were simple iconic images and on the other side, printed in black and white, condensed versions of actual anti-Jewish Nazi rules and regulations passed between 1933 […]

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  • Natalie Binczek (Bochum) to lecture on Roland Barthes’ “The Preparation of the Novel” barthes

    In conjunction with the 2014 Princeton-Weimar Summer School for Media Studies, Natalie Binczek, Professor of Neugermanistik, insbesondere Theorie und Geschichte literarischer Kommunikation und ihrer Medien at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum and Visiting Professional Research Associate at Princeton’s German department will give a lecture on Roland Barthes’ “La Préparation du Roman.” The talk will explore how this […]

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  • Renowned Filmmaker Harun Farocki to Discuss Recent Work June 17th at 8pm parkpl

    As part of the 2014 Princeton-Weimar Media Studies Summer School, the fourth instance of this annual event that brings together graduate students from around to world for a series of intense seminars and workshops, the renowned German filmmaker Harun Farocki will screen and discuss some of his recent work. The event, which is free and […]

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