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Eric Santner: “The Weight of All Flesh: On the Subject-Matter of Political Economy”

The Spring 2015 German Department lecture series commences with a talk by Eric Santner, the Philip...

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December 9th Mini-Symposium on Heidegger’s Schwarze Hefte with Peter Gordon (Harvard) and Karsten Harries (Yale)

The Fall 2014 German Department Lecture Series will conclude with a mini-symposium at 4:30pm on...

Thomas G. Schestag Lecture "Zuschreiben" Wednesday, Nov 12th @ 4:30pm EP205
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Thomas G. Schestag Lecture “Zuschreiben” Wednesday, Nov 12th @ 4:30pm EP205

Thomas G. Schestag (Brown University) will give a lecture in German entitled...

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  • Prof. Inka Mülder-Bach (LMU-Munich) returns to Princeton for Spring Semester 2015 Inka

    Professor Inka Mülder-Bach, one of three Permanent Visiting Professors on the German Department faculty, will be in residence in Princeton for the Spring semester 2015 during which she will teach a graduate seminar (GER 515/COM512) entitled “Studies in 19th-Century Literature and Culture: The Art of the Plot” and an undergraduate class (GER 306) on “Labyrinths […]

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  • Devin Fore awarded the MLA’s Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Studies in Germanic Languages and Literatures realismaftermod

    Professor Fore received the prize, which is awarded biennially for outstanding scholarly work in the field of Germanic Studies, for his book Realism after Modernism: The Rehumanization of Art and Literature, published in 2012 with MIT Press. The committee wrote, “Devin Fore’s Realism after Modernism is an innovative study of German artists and writers of […]

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  • Updated Editions of Departmental Publications Now Available Updated Guides

    Newly updated editions of the Undergraduate and Graduate Handbooks as well as the Guide to Independent Work can now be downloaded from the departmental website.

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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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Events

  • Eric Santner: “The Weight of All Flesh: On the Subject-Matter of Political Economy” Eric Santner Flyer

    The Spring 2015 German Department lecture series commences with a talk by Eric Santner, the Philip and Ida Romberg Distinguished Service Professor in Modern Germanic Studies at the University of Chicago. Santner, whose recent work investigates sovereignty as a political, psychoanalytic, religious, and aesthetic phenomenon, will speak at 4:30PM on Thursday, February 12 in 106 […]

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  • December 9th Mini-Symposium on Heidegger’s Schwarze Hefte with Peter Gordon (Harvard) and Karsten Harries (Yale) MiniSymposiumBlur

    The Fall 2014 German Department Lecture Series will conclude with a mini-symposium at 4:30pm on Tuesday, December 9th in 010 East Pyne on Heidegger’s recently published Schwarze Hefte [Black Notebooks] . The event will consist of lectures by Peter Gordon (Amabel B. James Professor of History, Harvard College Professor, Harvard University) and Karsten Harries (Howard […]

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  • Thomas G. Schestag Lecture “Zuschreiben” Wednesday, Nov 12th @ 4:30pm EP205 Thomas G. Schestag Lecture "Zuschreiben" Wednesday, Nov 12th @ 4:30pm EP205

    Thomas G. Schestag (Brown University) will give a lecture in German entitled “Zuschreiben” on Wednesday, November 12, 2015 at 4:30pm in East Pyne 205. The lecture will explore, “how to attribute, how not to attribute, a name to what we see? But what is there to see? Here: in a drawing attributed to Gentile Bellini.” […]

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  • Florian Höllerer – Luncheon Presentation on October 21st Florian Höllerer

    Florian Höllerer, the director of the prestigious Literarisches Colloquium in Berlin, will give a Lunchtime Presentation on Tuesday October 21 @ Noon in 207 East Pyne (lunch provided). Höllerer, a former graduate student in the German Department, will speak about the changing status of the German and European Literaturhaus as institution. He describes his presentation, […]

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