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Appearance: Fragments of a Political Phenomenology

Princeton University’s Department of German presents: Appearance: Fragments of a Political...

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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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Reading the Social: Lenz, Moritz, Karsch

Princeton University’s Department of German presents: Nacim Ghanbari (jun. Prof., Univ....

Department News

  • 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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  • Graduate Students from Brazil and England Join the Department as Visiting Student Research Collaborators

    Ana Gabriela Dickstein Roiffe from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) and Rafael Dernbach from the German Department at the Cambridge University (UK) have come to Princeton under the Visiting Student Research Collaborator (VSRC) program to work with Prof. Thomas Y. Levin during the 2016-17 academic year. Ms. Roiffe is a PhD […]

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  • Berlin: A Media Metropolis Together with longtime Berlin local and Princeton German Department graduate-student and co-guide Cornelius Reiber the class went to Treptower Park, where they saw the massive Soviet Monument and the abandoned Plänterwald amusement park.

    Prof. Joel Lande’s seminar Berlin: A Media Metropolis travels to the German capital over Fall Break The German Department’s 2016 Fall-semester seminar GER307 Berlin: A Media Metropolis undertook an in-depth exploration of one of the most vibrant cities in Europe. Using texts and images focused on Berlin as the basis for discussion, the seminar meetings […]

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  • Appearance: Fragments of a Political Phenomenology IMG_3953-JR700300

    Princeton University’s Department of German presents: Appearance: Fragments of a Political Phenomenology Juliane Rebentisch Date: October 2nd, 2017 Location: East Pyne 010 Time: 4:30pm – What does it mean to make a public appearance? If one believes Hannah Arendt, it involves very particular conditions; those of a specific space in which this appearance will be […]

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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 Institut 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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  • Reading the Social: Lenz, Moritz, Karsch Foto_Ghanbari700300

    Princeton University’s Department of German presents: Nacim Ghanbari (jun. Prof., Univ. Siegen; Visiting Prof., Princeton German Dept.) Reading the Social: Lenz, Moritz, Karsch Date: September 20, 2017 Location: East Pyne, Room 205 Time: 4:30pm – Is there a ‘new social’ in the literary and media history of 18th century? And if this is the case, […]

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  • Graduate Student Symposium Graduate-Symposium-March-2017-2

    Princeton University German Department Graduate Student Symposium Friday, March 31, 2017 Rocky-Mathey Theatre 1:00-1:30 Coffee and refreshments 1:30-2:15 Ron Sadan, “Writing as Practice: Toward Reading Robert Walser” 2:15—3:30 Diba Shokri, “How to know thyself (properly). Cases of self-observation in Moritz’ Magazin zur Erfahrungsseelenkunde” 3:30-4:00 Coffee Break 4:00-4:45 Hannah Hunter-Parker, “Specimens, Scraps, and Cut-Ups: Johann Jakob […]

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