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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...

Department News

  • German major Cody O’Neil awarded ReachOut Fellowship German major Cody O'Neil awarded ReachOut Fellowship

    Cody O’Neil, along with Princeton University senior Bina Peltz, have been awarded 2015 fellowships from ReachOut 56-81-06, an alumni-funded effort that supports yearlong public service projects after graduation. Each student will receive a stipend of $30,000. O’Neil, whose home is in British Columbia, is a German major who is focusing on philosophy and intellectual history. […]

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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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Events

  • What Was World Literature? Early Modern Theories of Translation and the German Language Bethany wiggin

    A lecture by Bethany Wiggin on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 – Lecture at 4:30pm in 205 East Pyne “What Was World Literature? Early Modern Theories of Translation and the German Language” This lecture invites exploration of what we mean when we ask “What Is World Literature?” Returning to the suggestive definition offered by David Damrosch […]

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  • Devin Fore speaking at Princeton’s Institute for Advanced Study on February 18th IAS dinner

    The next art history seminar at the Institute for Advanced Study will be held on February 18, 2016 at 6pm in the ground floor of the West Building. Fore’s talk, “Before Documentary: Ornament and Knowledge in Soviet Factography,” returns to a time before the consolidation of documentary as an aesthetic genre in the 1930s, focusing […]

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  • Department Of German Lecture Series – Spring 2015 Spring 2015 Lectures

    The Weight of All Flesh: On the Subject-Matter of Political Economy Eric Santner Thursday, February 12th 106 McCormick – 4:30pm What was World Literature? Early Modern Theories of Translation and the German Language Bethany Wiggin Wednesday, March 11, 2015 205 E. Pyne – 4:30pm Aesthetic Experience and Pietist Spirituality between True Christianity and the Beautiful […]

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

    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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