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The German Department is happy to announce a new book publication from Professor Joel Lande

Persistence of Folly challenges the accepted account of the origins of German theater by focusing...

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Berlin in Film – Sonnen Allee

Department of German Film Series “Berlin in Film” presents: October 18, 2018 @ 7:30...

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Gendered Objects: Literarische Ding- und Geschlechtercodierungen im 19. Jahrhundert

Monday Oct 22 @ 4:30pm Ulrike Vedder Institut für deutsche Literatur, Humboldt-Universität zu...

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Berlin in Film – Lola Rennt

Department of German Film Series “Berlin in Film” presents: Lola Rennt Nov 14, 2018 @...

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“I can’t go on, I’ll go on.” The Problem of Narrative Continuity in Goethe’s Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre

Thursday Nov 15 @ 4:30pm Helmut Müller-Sievers Center for Humanities and the Arts; Dept. of...

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Berlin in Film – Glück

Department of German Film Series “Berlin in Film” presents: Glück Dec 5th, 2018 @...

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Entropy and Constructed Worlds: Paul Kammerer’s “Law of the Series”

Thursday Dec 6 @ 4:30pm Kirk Wetters Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Yale...

Department News

  • The German Department is happy to announce a new book publication from Professor Joel Lande Lande_Cover-700300

    Persistence of Folly challenges the accepted account of the origins of German theater by focusing on the misunderstood figure of the fool, whose spontaneous and impish jest captivated audiences, critics, and playwrights from the late sixteenth through the early nineteenth century. Lande expands the usual scope of literary historical inquiry, showing that the fool was […]

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  • German Language Tables

    Forbes College hosted by Allison Murawski on Tuesdays, 6:30pm – 7:30pm Wilson College hosted by Prof. Joel Lande on Tuesdays, 6:00pm – 7:00pm Whitman College hosted by Sean Toland on Mondays, 6:00pm – 7:00pm Rockefeller College hosted by the Princeton German Association on Wednesdays, 6:00pm – 7:00pm. Graduate students are welcome! (Sean’s table will always […]

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  • Princeton in Munich concludes another exciting summer session in Munich, Germany Munich-207x3

    Princeton in Munich, the German Department’s study abroad program, concludes another exciting summer session in Munich, Germany. The program combines intensive language instruction at the Goethe Institut with seminars on literature and culture lead by professors from Princeton University’s German Department. Email pim@princeton.edu for information about the summer 2019 program.

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  • ‘60 Minutes’ features German major Mason Cox Capture-60min

    The CBS program “60 Minutes” featured Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber and several students, focusing on how Princeton and other colleges and universities are increasing college access and success for first-generation and low-income college students.

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Events

  • Berlin in Film – Sonnen Allee S2-700300

    Department of German Film Series “Berlin in Film” presents: October 18, 2018 @ 7:30 – 9:30pm East Pyne 010 Michael is a teenager coming of age in 1970s East Berlin. He and his friends daily traverse Sonnenallee, a street bisected by the West Berlin border, an ever-present reminder of a free world just beyond the […]

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  • Gendered Objects: Literarische Ding- und Geschlechtercodierungen im 19. Jahrhundert uvedder22-700300

    Monday Oct 22 @ 4:30pm Ulrike Vedder Institut für deutsche Literatur, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Gendered Objects: Literarische Ding- und Geschlechtercodierungen im 19. Jahrhundert Masculine or feminine, sexual or asexual, normative or queer – gender-codes condense themselves in objects, just as gendered objects in turn affect the subjects who interact with them. From the fetish to […]

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  • Berlin in Film – Lola Rennt s3lola700300

    Department of German Film Series “Berlin in Film” presents: Lola Rennt Nov 14, 2018 @ 7:30pm – 9:30pm East Pyne 010 Two-bit Berlin criminal Manni delivers some smuggled loot for his boss, Ronnie, but accidentally leaves the 100,000 mark payment in a subway car. Given 20 minutes to come up with the money, he calls […]

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  • “I can’t go on, I’ll go on.” The Problem of Narrative Continuity in Goethe’s Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre sievers1115-700300

    Thursday Nov 15 @ 4:30pm Helmut Müller-Sievers Center for Humanities and the Arts; Dept. of Germanic & Slavic Languages & Literatures, University of Colorado at Boulder “I can’t go on, I’ll go on.” The Problem of Narrative Continuity in Goethe’s Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre How do novels generate in the reader the expectation that the story […]

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