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Weimar Cinema: MENSCHEN AM SONNTAG: EIN FILM OHNE SCHAUSPIELER EP 010

The German Department Presents: Film Screening and Discussion MENSCHEN AM SONNTAG: EIN FILM OHNE...

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Reshaping the Humanities and Sciences: The Berlin Lautabteilung in the 1920s

Princeton University German Department Fall 2017 Lecture Series Date: Thursday, November 16, 2016...

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How Literatures Begin: A Comparative Approach to Problems and Methods

How Literatures Begin: A Comparative Approach to Problems and Methods Symposium for Friday, April...

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In Memoriam: Michael Curschmann 1936-2017

Michael Curschmann joined the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures as an Assistant...

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  • Jonathan Martin to receive AATG German Quarterly Graduate Student Paper Award Jonathan Martin to receive AATG German Quarterly Graduate Student Paper Award

    Sixth-year graduate student Jonathan Martin’s scholarship has been recognized with the AATG German Quarterly Graduate Student Paper Award for his article “Monopolizing Violence: Gewalt, Self-Control, and the Law in Heinrich von Veldeke’s Eneasroman.” This award is given annually to the best research paper by a graduate student on any topic related to German Studies, to […]

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  • In Memoriam: Michael Curschmann 1936-2017 MCurschmann2017700

    Michael Curschmann joined the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures as an Assistant Professor in 1963—soon after the department had been separated in 1958 from the earlier Modern Languages Department. Trained in German, English, and History at the Ludwig-Maximillians-Universität in Munich, Curschmann served in 1962-63 as an Assistant Professor attached to the chair in Munich […]

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  • National Humanities Center Fellow Award 2017-2018

    The Department of Germanic Languages at Princeton University would like to congratulate Sara Poor as a fellow of the National Humanities Center Fellow Award for 2017-2018: Sara Poor Medieval Studies, Princeton University Telling Tales of Clever Women: Authorship and the Devotional Book in Late Medieval Germany NEH Fellowship; Josephus Daniels Fellowship of the Research Triangle […]

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  • Prof. Claus Pias (Leuphana Universität, Lüneburg) will spend Spring Semester 2017 as Visiting Professor in Princeton

    Prof. Claus Pias, one of the leading figures in the field of German Media Theory, will be a Visiting Professor in the German Department in the Spring Semester 2017 during which he will teach a graduate seminar (GER517/MOD517) on “Digital Cultures” After studies in Electrical Engineering at RWTH Aachen and in Art History, German Literature, […]

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  • Will there still be singing – A Hanns Eisler Cabaret Cover for Show

    New York soprano Karyn Levitt comes to Princeton University’s Taplin Auditorium with her celebrated program Will there still be singing – A Hanns Eisler Cabaret on December 1, 2017 at 7:30 pm After a tremendous success at the Brecht Haus in Berlin and at different venues in New York City, incl. the Metropolitan Room, Karyn […]

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  • Weimar Cinema: MENSCHEN AM SONNTAG: EIN FILM OHNE SCHAUSPIELER EP 010 Menschen112117700300

    The German Department Presents: Film Screening and Discussion MENSCHEN AM SONNTAG: EIN FILM OHNE SCHAUSPIELER [PEOPLE ON SUNDAY: A FILM WITHOUT ACTORS] ROBERT SIODMAK & EDGAR G.ULMER, 1929; 73 MINS Shot in semi-documentary fashion using non-professional actors, this account of a day in the life of a group of ordinary Berliners is considered a pivotal […]

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  • Reshaping the Humanities and Sciences: The Berlin Lautabteilung in the 1920s ViktoriaT-Carousel-image300700

    Princeton University German Department Fall 2017 Lecture Series Date: Thursday, November 16, 2016 Time: 4:30pm Location: 205 East Pyne Viktoria Tkaczyk (Humboldt U., Berlin; Max Plank Institute for the History of Science, Berlin) “Reshaping the Humanities and Sciences: The Berlin Lautabteilung in the 1920s” This talk’s focus is the Lautabteilung (“sound department”) of the Prussian […]

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  • How Literatures Begin: A Comparative Approach to Problems and Methods Der Arme Poet

    How Literatures Begin: A Comparative Approach to Problems and Methods Symposium for Friday, April 13, 2018 Denis Feeney (Department of Classics) Joel Lande (Department of German) Although we often take it for granted that there are literatures composed in a host of different languages, the emergence of a literature is an improbable and complex historical […]

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