Spring 2014 Graduate Student Symposium

The German Department’s Spring 2014 Symposium featuring the work of three graduate students will...


Department of German Lecture Series 2013-2014

The SPRING 2014 DEPARTMENTAL LECTURE SERIES begins on February 20th with a lecture by Visiting...


Recent Books by German Department PhDs

One metric of the range and quality of the doctoral work done by the graduate students in the...

Department News

  • Two Graduate Students get Positions in a Tough Job Market GOAL

    Tim Attanucci and Jeffrey Kirkwood taking up Posts in Mainz and Binghamton this Fall 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 […]

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  • Colleagues from History, Religion and Politics appointed as Associated Faculty Members Wall

    Alongside its already highly interdisciplinary full-time faculty, the German Department also has a very active and highly distinguished group of Associated Faculty in departments ranging from Art & Archaeology and Comparative Literature to History, Music and Philosophy. The Department is delighted to announce that this group, which works closely not only with the regular faculty […]

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  • Literary & Media Theorist Binczek coming to Princeton in April as Visiting Researcher Binczek

    Natalie Binczek, Professor of Neugermanistik, insbesondere Theorie und Geschichte literarischer Kommunikation und ihrer Medien at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, will join the Department for a four-month research stay starting in early April, 2014. During her sojourn as a Visiting Professional Research Associate she will be working on her current project about the academic and poetic lecture […]

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  • Media Theorist Daniel Eschkötter Coming in May to Work on Kluge Archive Eschkotter

    Daniel Eschkötter, Researcher and Lecturer in Media Studies at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, will spend the months of May and June in Princeton as a DAAD-short term research fellow in the German Department’s Alexander Kluge Research Collection. During his sojourn, Eschkötter will be working on a chapter of a book he is completing on cinematic spectrologies […]

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  • Renowned Filmmaker Harun Farocki to Discuss Recent Work June 17th at 8pm parkpl

    As part of the 2014 Princeton-Weimar Media Studies Summer School, the fourth instance of this annual event that brings together graduate students from around to world for a series of intense seminars and workshops, the renowned German filmmaker Harun Farocki will screen and discuss some of his recent work. The event, which is free and […]

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  • Natalie Binczek (Bochum) to lecture on Roland Barthes’ “The Preparation of the Novel” barthes

    In conjunction with the 2014 Princeton-Weimar Summer School for Media Studies, Natalie Binczek, Professor of Neugermanistik, insbesondere Theorie und Geschichte literarischer Kommunikation und ihrer Medien at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum and Visiting Professional Research Associate at Princeton’s German department will give a lecture on Roland Barthes’ “La Préparation du Roman.” The talk will explore how this […]

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  • May Day Lecture by Jürgen Habermas Habermas

    The theorist of communicative rationality and the public sphere, and heir to the project of the Frankfurt School Critical Theory, Jürgen Habermas (Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt/M.) will give a lecture on International Worker’s Day entitled “The Transnationalization of Democracy: A European Experiment.” The lecture, which will take place on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 4:30 […]

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  • Paul Fleming (Cornell) to lecture on Exemplum & Anecdote fleming

    The final lecture in the Spring Term 2014 Departmental Lecture Series will be given by Prof. Paul Fleming Prof. of German and Comparative Literature, and the Director of the Institute for German Cultural Studies at Cornell University. The lecture is part of Prof. Fleming’s current research project, tentatively titled “The Perfect Story,” which examines the […]

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