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Queer Procreation: Reading Kleist Plantwise

Date: April 1st, 2019 Time: 4:30pm – 6:00pm Speaker: Katrin Pahl (John Hopkins, Associate...

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New info about the Certificate in German Language and Literature

CERTIFICATE IN GERMAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE The Department of German offers students an opportunity...

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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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  • New info about the Certificate in German Language and Literature Epyne001700x300

    CERTIFICATE IN GERMAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE The Department of German offers students an opportunity to do sustained work in German language, literature, philosophy, art, and media while majoring in another department, leading to a Certificate in German Language and Culture. Certificate students can choose from the broad range of course offerings taught in both English […]

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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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  • Queer Procreation: Reading Kleist Plantwise ""

    Date: April 1st, 2019 Time: 4:30pm – 6:00pm Speaker: Katrin Pahl (John Hopkins, Associate Prof. of German Studies, co-editor of MLN; gender, philosophy, psychoanalysis) Location: East Pyne 205 At the intersection of two imaginative fields of inquiry that seek real change—the study of human-plant relations and the even less charted study of queer procreation—this talk […]

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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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  • Corngold to Discuss new Kaufmann Biography at Labyrinth Bookstore on Feb 27th scorngoldportrait700

    Emeritus Prof. Stanley Corngold will speak about his intellectual biography Walter Kaufmann: Philosopher, Humanist, Heretic – An Intellectual Life, recently published by Princeton University Press, at Labyrinth Books on Wednesday, February 27th at 6pm. The event is free and open to the public. Corngold’s 760-page volume is a powerful account of the astonishingly prolific, erudite […]

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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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