Noon Colloquium

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Noon Colloquium

  • Noon Colloquium with Hosek, Jan 23

    January 5, 2004

    Alumna Jennifer Ruth Hosek will give a Noon Colloquium on “Imagining Cuba: German Representations of Exotic Utopia” at 12 p.m. in Dwinelle 3401.

  • Noon Colloquium with Chad Wellmon, Dec 2

    December 1, 2003

    PhD student Chad Wellmon will present a Noon colloquium talk on “The Language of Cosmopolitanism: Schleiermacher and Romantic Anthropology” at 12:00 p.m. Dwinelle 5303. This paper argues that Schleiermacher’s philosophy of language, when read through his only partially complete translation of David Collins’ travelogue to New South Wales and its accompanying commentary, reveals a growing tension in Germany at the turn of the century between the universalist thrust of Enlightenment cosmopolitanism and the irreducible particularity of local cultures. Schleiermacher’s nascent linguistic anthropology argues for the necessity of a local linguistic identity made possible only through an ever expanding global awareness. For…

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  • Noon Colloquium with Alumnus Clarke, Apr 11

    April 1, 2003

    PhD Alumnus Robert Clarke will give a Noon Colloquium titled, “Eine Teufelsneurose im 20. Jahrhundert: Sigmund Freuds Begegnung mit dem erblindeten Spiegel” at 12 p.m. in Dwinelle 282.

  • Noon Colloquium with Dewey, Mar 11

    March 1, 2003

    PhD Student Tonya Dewey will present a Noon Colloquium on “The Parable of the Dragon” at 12 p.m. in Dwinelle 282.

  • Noon Colloquium with Hacopian, Mar 4

    March 1, 2003

    Anastasia Hacopian (Humboldt University) will give a colloquium talk titled, “Kafka’s Bed: Tracing the Bed Motif and the Significance of Spheres in his Novel Der Prozeß”  at 12 p.m. in Dwinelle 282.

  • Noon Colloquium with Katrin Pahl, Feb 21

    February 1, 2003

    Katrin Pahl (PhD student, Department of Rhetoric) will talk on “Ratten und Elfen die Helfen: The Fairy-Tale Logic of German Bildung." This installment of the Noon Colloquium will start at 12 p.m. in Dwinelle 5303.

  • Noon Colloquium with Claire Kramsch, Apr 26

    April 7, 2002

    Claire Kramsch will speak on “Metaphor and the Subjective Construction of Belief” at 12 p.m. in 282 Dwinelle Hall.

  • Noon Colloquium with Werner Abraham, Apr 18

    April 7, 2002

    Werner Abraham, topic TBA. 12 p.m. in 282 Dwinelle Hall

  • Noon Colloquium with Niklaus Largier, Mar 19

    March 7, 2002

    Professor Niklaus Largier will speak on “Cultures of Arousal and the Control of the Imagination” at 12 p.m. in 282 Dwinelle Hall.

  • Noon Colloquium with Tanja Nusser, Mar 13

    March 1, 2002

    Tanja Nusser on “Solange wir uns an ihre Gesetze halten, stehen wir unter ihrem Schutz: Die Begegnung mit den Anderen in Ulrike Ottingers Film” at 12 p.m. in 282 Dwinelle Hall.