Visiting Professor Geert Buelens (Utrecht University) will give a Noon Colloquium talk titled "The Great War in European Poetry."
Graduate Student Sabrina Rahman will give a Noon Colloquium about "Austria on Parade: Staging Ethnicity in the 1908 Imperial Jubilee."
Chistopher Young (Cambridge University) will present the next Noon Colloquium.
Christopher Young’s teaching and research focuses on medieval German literature with additional interests in the history of the German language and the sociology of sport. He is the author of “Narrativische Perspektiven in Worlframs Willehalm” and the co-editor of “Blutezeit” (both Tubingen 2000). In 2000-2001 he was awarded a fellowship by the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung and spent a year researching at the University of Cologne. His work there – an edition, translation and commentary of Ulrich von Liechtenstein’s Frauenbuch – will be published by Reclam.
He is currently completing a co-authored “History of the German Language through Texts” (Routledge), preparing a special edition of “American Behavioural Scientist” (with Andrei Markovits) on “Sports and Cultural Space”, and beginning a new project on German national identity at the Munich Olympics 1972.
Alumna Jennifer Kapczynski will give a Noon Colloquium presentation titled "Being There: On Making the Transition from Graduate School to the Tenure Track."
Graduate student Richard John Ascarate will present a Noon Colloquium talk on "Cannibalizing History: Traditions of the Exotic in Werner Herzog’s South American Films."
Tonya Dewey will present a Noon Colloquium talk on "Word Order in Germanic Alliterative Verse."
Ingo Zechner (Vienna) will give a Noon Colloquium talk on “Deleuze and the Language of Cinema” at 12 p.m. in Dwinelle 5303. Ingo Zechner is a Visiting Scholar in our department this spring ’04 semester. He is a member of the Berkeley-Tübingen-Wien research group.
PhD student Jeremy Brett will give a Noon Colloquium talk on “Nicht Schlecht Papier: Poem Writes Heart (Günther 1724)” at 12 p.m. in Dwinelle 5303.
Professor Bluma Goldstein will give a Noon Colloquium on “Reflections of Cultural Identity: German Jews or Jewish Germans? or Whose Story is This?” at 1 p.m. in Dwinelle 5303.
PhD Student Julie Koser will present a Noon Colloquium talk on "‘Solch eine Tat der Weiber läßt sich denken’: Revolutionary Women and Kleist’s Penthesilea" at 12 p.m. in Dwinelle 5303.