Archive: Cathie Jones


  • Graduate Students Win 2020 Outstanding GSI Award

    April 8, 2020

    Graduate students Adam Nunes, Kumars Salehi, and Jonas Teupert have received the  2020 of the Outstanding GSI Award. Each year the Graduate Division honors GSIs each year for their outstanding work in teaching. Adam, Kumars, and Jonas have shown dedication, skill and creativity in their teaching.   Congratulations Adam, Kumars, and Jonas!              

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  • Call for Applications

    November 1, 2019

    The Department invites applications for multi-year doctoral fellowships in all areas, including cross-disciplinary studies. In cooperation with the Center for Jewish Studies we also offer support for students working on German-Jewish topics. In addition, we are very proud to announce the newly established Sunrise Foundation Fellowship in German Film and Media. For more information on application details, please click here.

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  • Graduate Student Landon Reitz Presents at Congress on Medieval Studies

    September 3, 2019

    Last May, graduate student Landon Reitz presented a paper at the 54th International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI. He presented his paper, “Reading with the Entire Body,” on a panel convened by the Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Stanford University.  

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  • 15 Graduate Students Awarded Max Kade Foundation Summer Grants

    September 3, 2019

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  • Professor Niklaus Largier Hosts Summer School with Universität zu Köln

    September 3, 2019

    Professor Niklaus Largier recently hosted and co-taught a weeklong summer school at UC Berkeley on the topic “Formen des Übens.” The summer school is a part of an ongoing cooperation with Universität zu Köln where the event is held in alternating years.

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  • Graduate Students Present at Annual BTWH Conference

    September 3, 2019

    This June, graduate students Jarrett Dury-Agri, Alicia Roy, Michael Sandberg, and Cara Tovey presented their work at the 2019 BTWH (Berkeley-Tübingen-Wien-Harvard) international working group conference in Bale, Croatia, on the topic “Verdinglichung/Reification.”   Jarrett and Michael presented their paper “Transformation: The Fictionality of Things,” on a panel dedicated to Kafka’s Die Sorge des Hausvaters. Alicia and Cara contributed to a panel on Alfred Kubin and Georg Simmel with their paper “It’s Alive! The Blending of Life and Matter in Alfred Kubin’s Die andere Seite.”   BTWH is an international research network with chapters at UC Berkeley (B), Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen (T),…

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  • New Publication by Professor Anton Kaes

    September 3, 2019

    Professor Tony Kaes recently published “Der Traum vom Kino: Zur Filmtheorie der Weimarer Republik.” The essay appears in the catalogue to the exhibition “Kino der Moderne: Film in der Weimarar Republik,” currently showing at the Kinemathek Berlin.

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  • Department Hosts 27th Annual Interdisciplinary German Studies Conference on “Affective Realisms”

    September 3, 2019

    The department’s 27th annual graduate student conference on the topic of “Affective Realisms” took place February 22-23. The event brought together scholars from different universities and disciplines for a number of lectures,  workshops, and discussions. The conference was organized by graduate students Caroline Durlacher, Molly Krueger, Landon Reitz, and Michael Sandberg.

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  • New Book Chapter by Professor Jeroen Dewulf

    June 25, 2019

    Professor of Dutch Studies, Jeroen Dewulf recently published a chapter in Afro-Catholic Festivals in the Americas: Performance, Representation, and the Making of Black Atlantic Tradition. Professor Dewulf’s contribution is titled “Sangamentos on Congo Square? Kongolese Warriors, Brotherhood Kings, and Mardi Gras Indians in New Orleans.”  

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  • Professor Irmengard Rauch Publishes Book in Berkeley Insights in Linguistics and Semiotics Series

    March 12, 2019

    A collection of Professor Irmengard Rauch’s scholarship has been published as a part of the Berkeley Insights in Linguistics and Semiotics book series.   Selected Writings of Irmengard Rauch collects Rauch’s articles which center on contemporary and historical Germanic linguistic phenomena. Her writings exploit the combined approaches of linguistics and semiotics. These are the inextricable work-horses, which in combination, enhance her arguments detailing given linguistic problems that define the field of General and Germanic Linguistics and thus feed the multi-disciplinary research interests of both seasoned researchers and neophytes.    

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