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The Operations of Culture: Ernst Kapp’s Elements of a Philosophy of Technology

Jeffrey West Kirkwood Art History/Cinema, SUNY Binghamton Leif Weatherby German, NYU Date: February...

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“Sprachgewalt – Luthers Lust an Paradoxien (Die Heidelberger Disputatio)”

March 11th, 2019 4:30pm – 6:00pm 205 East Pyne Prof. Jochen Hörisch (Mannheim, German...

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Re-Thinking Ideology: A Practice-Theoretical Account – Rahel Jaeggi (HU, Social Philosophy)

February 11th, 2019 4:30pm – 6:00pm 205 East Pyne Professor Dr. Rahel Jaeggi of Practical...

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SPEND JUNE 2019 IN BEAUTIFUL AND HISTORIC MUNICH!

Princeton-in-Munich, the German Department’s summer program in Munich, Germany, offers three...

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Welcome Ann Marie Rasmussen, 2019-20 Visiting Professor for Distinguished Teaching

The German Department is pleased to announce that Ann Marie Rasmussen, the Right Honourable John G....

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  • Welcome Ann Marie Rasmussen, 2019-20 Visiting Professor for Distinguished Teaching Carousel Image of Ann Marie Rasmussen

    The German Department is pleased to announce that Ann Marie Rasmussen, the Right Honourable John G. Diefenbaker Memorial Chair in German Literary Studies at the University of Waterloo, will spend the 2019-20 academic year in Princeton as the Stanley Kelley Jr. Visiting Professor for Distinguished Teaching in the Department of German. A leader in the […]

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  • Schubertiade: An Evening of Stories, Philosophy, and Song Three persons standing next to Schubertiade presentation event poster, in East Pyne

    On December 1, the German Department joined the Princeton Chamber Music Society and PhD candidate Rachel Bergmann in the Chancellor Green Rotunda for Schubertiade: An Evening of Stories, Philosophy, and Song. Together with Bergmann (Department of Comparative Literature), singers Neel Nagarayan, Megan Ormsbee, Maddy Kushan, and Kevin Williams, and pianists Seho Young, John Hoffmeyer, Charlie […]

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  • The German Department is happy to announce a new book publication from Emeritus Stanley Corngold Kaufmann-Stanley-Corngold-700300

    Walter Kaufmann was a charismatic philosopher, critic, translator, and poet who taught with great success at Princeton from 1947 until his untimely death in 1980. He is mainly noted for his first book on Friedrich Nietzsche, whom he put under the head of “Dionysian Enlightenment” and set in motion a continuing, decades-long preoccupation with Nietzsche […]

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  • The German Department is happy to announce a new book publication from Professor Joel Lande Book publication lying against stained-glass window

    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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  • The Operations of Culture: Ernst Kapp’s Elements of a Philosophy of Technology M+M_Kapp700300

    Jeffrey West Kirkwood Art History/Cinema, SUNY Binghamton Leif Weatherby German, NYU Date: February 19, 2019 Time: 5:00pm – 6:30pm Location: N107 School of Architecture The origins of what has come to be called “new German media theory” are traceable to an unlikely location far from Germany-Texas-and by way of an even less evident path: Georg […]

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  • “Sprachgewalt – Luthers Lust an Paradoxien (Die Heidelberger Disputatio)” wordF73

    March 11th, 2019 4:30pm – 6:00pm 205 East Pyne Prof. Jochen Hörisch (Mannheim, German Studies and Media Analysis) It may be Luther’s greatest theological achievement that he did not conceal but succinctly exposed Christian religion’s love of paradox. All his most famous propositions are plagued by paradox: Man is simul justus et peccator; Christians are […]

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  • Re-Thinking Ideology: A Practice-Theoretical Account – Rahel Jaeggi (HU, Social Philosophy) rauschenbergflagpic73

    February 11th, 2019 4:30pm – 6:00pm 205 East Pyne Professor Dr. Rahel Jaeggi of Practical Philosophy with Emphasis on Social Philosophy and Political Philosophy at the Humboldt University of Berlin. “How is it possible for people to uphold, promote, stabilize, or simply not actively challenge social structures that cause them suffering and that can be […]

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  • Don Giovanni – Metropolitan Opera Event 700_giovanniSO

    The German Department is sponsoring a trip to The Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center to see Don Giovanni. (Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte, Sung In Italian) DATE: Saturday, February 9, 2019 TIME: The performance starts at 8:00 pm and has an estimated run time of 3 hours and 25 minutes. TRANSPORTATION: A […]

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