Lectures

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Lectures

  • Lecture by Kontje, Apr 7-11

    April 1, 2003

    Todd Kontje (UC San Diego) will lecture on “Gendered Geographics: Early Romantic Dreams of Empire." The lecture time and place TBA.

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  • Senocak Lecture, Mar 16

    March 1, 2003

    Max Kade Visiting Scholar Zafer Senocak will give a lecture titled, “Beyond the Language of the Land” at 1 p.m. in the Townsend Center for the Humanities, Stephens Hall 220.

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  • German Conference Keynote, Mar 15

    March 1, 2003

    During the 11th annual German Studies Conference, "Speaking Between: Language and Intersubjectivity", Keynote Speaker Mark Turner will give a talk called "Speech Blends." The talk will take place at 1 p.m. in the Townsend Center for the Humanities, Stephens Hall 220.

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  • van Alphen Lecture, Mar 13

    March 1, 2003

    We welcome Ernst van Alphen (Department of Literary Studies, University of Leiden) for a lecture on “Dutch Obsessions: The Representation of Space and the Space of Representation” at 12:30 p.m. in Dwinelle 3401.

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  • Kümmel Lecture, Mar 10

    March 1, 2003

    Albert Kümmel (Cologne, UCSB) will lecture on “Zöllner against Helmholtz: Academic Communication as Witchcraft” from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Dwinelle 123. The lecture is co-sponsored by the Office for History of Science and Technology, the Institute of European Studies and the German Department.

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  • van Ittersum Lecture, Mar 3

    March 1, 2003

    “Hugo Grotius and the Spanish Black Legend: Rights Theories, Humanist Historiography and Hispanophobia in Seventeenth Century Holland” will be presented by Martine Julia van Ittersum (Department of History, Harvard University) at 12:30 p.m. in Dwinelle 3401.

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  • de Vries Lecture, Feb 27

    February 1, 2003

    Join us to hear Marleen de Vries (Freie Universität Berlin) give a lecture on “Transforming the Public Sphere. Eighteenth Century Literary Societies and the Rise of a National Cultural Community”  at 12:30 p.m. in Dwinelle 3401.

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  • Lecture by Reinier Salverda, Feb 18

    February 1, 2003

    Reinier Salverda (University College London) will present a lecture titled, “Young Man, Go East! Investigating Colonial Topoi in Dutch Literature” at 4 p.m. in Dwinelle 3119.

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  • Barbara Mennel Talk, Nov 19

    November 1, 2002

    Barbara Mennel will give a lecture titled, “When History Meets Fantasy: Masochism in Literature and Film” at 12 p.m. in Dwinelle 3401. Mennel is Assistant Professor of German Studies and International Cinema in the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics, Beatrice M. Bain Research Group on Gender at the University of California, Berkeley.

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  • Claus Leggewie Lecture, Nov 8

    November 1, 2002

    Claus Leggewie (Gieβen) will present on “Immigration into a national past? German-Turks and collective memory” at 12 p.m. in Dwinelle 3401.

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