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Summer Work Program

Want to spend your summer working and traveling in Germany? SWP places first-, second-, and...

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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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Events

“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...

) the famous Schubertiade painting by Schubert's friend Moritz von Schwind with Johann Michael Vogl and Schubert at the piano and friends gathered around
Events

Schubertiade: An Evening of Song, Stories, and Philosophy

December 1st, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm East Pyne, Chancellor Green Rotunda “But courage! Perhaps...

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“An Evening of Paper-Cutting”

Being Human 2018: A Festival of the Humanities November 26, 2018 Time: 6:15 pm Collaboration with...

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

  • Summer Work Program SWP2018700

    Want to spend your summer working and traveling in Germany? SWP places first-, second-, and third-year students in internships with leading German companies and institutions. SWP is your ticket to improve your German language skills, build your resumé and professional network, and discover Europe! Attend our Fall Information Session for an overview of the program […]

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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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  • Schubertiade: An Evening of Song, Stories, and Philosophy ) the famous Schubertiade painting by Schubert's friend Moritz von Schwind with Johann Michael Vogl and Schubert at the piano and friends gathered around

    December 1st, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm East Pyne, Chancellor Green Rotunda “But courage! Perhaps there exists a kindred spirit who will hear the tunes behind my words and give them back to me.” —Wilhelm Müller, Poet of Schubert’s Song Cycles (1815) The Princeton Chamber Music Society and friends explore the dynamic relationship between music […]

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  • Images and Objects in Modern Europe’s Second Workshop with Alice Goff Artwork of vase, fruit with text about upcoming events of Images and Objects

    Speaker: Alice Goff Location: Julis Romo Rabinowitz, Room 201 Date: Friday, November 16, from 12–1:20 pm (light lunch served) Speaker Bio Alice Goff is Assistant Professor of German History and the College at the University of Chicago. Her research and teaching center on the history of art in political life within German states and on […]

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