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“Poetic Dimensions of Language: Roman Jakobson Revisited” with Winfried Menninghaus

Princeton University, Department of German
Invites you to a Lecture with

Winfried Menninghaus
Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics,
Frankfurt am Main

“Poetic Dimensions of Language:
Roman Jakobson Revisited”

When: Wednesday, march 9, 2016
Time: 4:30pm
Where: 205 East Pyne

This lecture is free and open to the public
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Hendrik Blumentrath: Nemesis, Göttin des Masses

Princeton University / Department of German
invites you to a Lecture and Workshop with:

Hendrik Blumentrath
Humboldt University

Nemesis, Göttin des Masses
“Nemesis, Goddess of Measure”

Lecture in German: Tuesday, December 1st
Time: 4:30pm
Where: 205 East Pyne

Workshop; Friday, December 4th
Time: 10:00am-1:00pm
Where: 205 East Pyne

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Grand Harmonie Presents: Beethoven’s Fidelio

Grand Harmonie presents” Beethoven’s Fidelio
Date: Jan 23, 2016
Time 7:30PM
Where: Richardson Auditorium

Boston-based ensemble Grand Harmonie will present a semi-staged performance of Beethoven’s only opera Fidelio on January 23 2016, 7:30PM at Richardson Auditorium, the first on period instruments in the United States. The production is led by Princeton alumnus Geoffrey McDonald, and is supported in part by the Department of Music, the Department of German, the Council for the Humanities, and the Lewis Center for the Arts. Professor Scott Burnham will lead a post-performance talk-back. Tickets $45 General; $35 Seniors; $15 Students; $10 PU Student

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“Ex Tempore: Celan, Rilke and Apollinaire among the Autumn Crocuses”

Michael G. Levine
Professor of German and Comparative Literature, Rutgers University
Title: “Ex Tempore: Celan, Rilke and Apollinaire among the Autumn Crocuses”
Date: Wednesday, December 2, 2014
Time: 4:30pm
Location: 205 East Pyne

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Straying: The Drift of History in Walter Benjamin’s Moscow Diary

Straying: The Drift of History in Walter Benjamin’s Moscow Diary

Please join us for a workshop on Walter Benjamin’s Moscow Diary
Where: Robertson Bowl 2
When: Thursday, November 19 at 4:30 PM

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Flirtations: Rhetoric and Aesthetics This Side of Seduction

Flirtations: Rhetoric and Aesthetics This Side of Seduction
Where: East Pyne 105 Chancellor Green
When: November 17th – 6PM

In Conversation
April Alliston, Professor of Comparative Literature, Princeton University
Daniel Hoffman-Schwartz, Associate Research Scholar, Comparative Literature, Princeton University
Jacques Lezra, Professor of Spanish, English, and Comparative Literature, New York University
Barbara N. Nagel, Professor of German, Princeton University
Paul North, Professor of Germanic Language and Literature, Yale University
Michael Wood, Professor of English, Princeton University

Flirtations

“Kant, Quantified. The Mechanics of Kant’s Humanism”

Jocelyn Holland
Associate Professor of German Studies, University of California at Santa Barbara
Title: “Kant, Quantified. The Mechanics of Kant’s Humanism”
Date: Thursday, November 12, 2015
Time: 4:30pm
Location: 205 East Pyne

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Gertrud Koch: “In Love, out of love, in love again…”

Department of German invites you to a lecture by
Gertrud Koch – Professor, Freie Universität Berlin
“In love, out of love, in love again – Stanley Cavell’s Praise of Remarriage”

Date: Monday, October 19, 2015
Time: 4:30pm
Location: 205 East Pyne

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“So horribly natural”: Portrait and Poetics in Wieland and Radcliffe by Nicola Gess


Nicola Gess

Professor of Modern German Literature
at the University of Basel

“So horribly natural”: Portrait and Poetics in Wieland and Radcliffe

Date: September 28, 2015

Location: 205 East Pyne

Time 4:30pm

..event is free and open to the public

Nicola Gess


PDF version of the event flyer is available here.

Christoph König – How to Modernize Hermeneutics?


Christoph König



Professor of Modern German Literature


Institut für Germanistik, Universität Osnabrück
How to Modernize Hermeneutics?

Readings of Rilke’s Late Poems


Wednesday, April 22, 2015
4:30 pm / 205 E. Pyne


This event is free and open to the public

Christoph Koenig PDF image of the event is here.