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Events

  • Walter H. Sokel Lecture, Sept 26

    September 1, 2002

    Walter H. Sokel (Columbia University) will give a talk titled, “The Myth of Power and the Self: Approaches to Reading the ’Metamorphosis’” at 3:30 p.m. in Kroeber 155.

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  • Thomas Hettche Reading and Discussion, Sept 12

    September 1, 2002

    We welcome author Thomas Hettche for a "Lesung und Diskussion über Deutsche Literatur heute." The reading and discussion will take place at 2 p.m. in Dwinelle 3401.

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  • Welcome Week Mini-Lecture Series, Aug 19-23

    August 1, 2002

    Monday, August 19: Professor Niklaus Largier will present: “Who Am I, What Am I? Imagining the Self Before Modernity.” (2-3 p.m. in Dwinelle 370.) Wednesday, August 21: Professor Eli Katz will talk about, “Why Yiddish?” (1-2 p.m. in Dwinelle 83.) Thursday, August 22: Professor Deniz Göktürk will speak on " Kafka Goes to the Movies” (2-3 p.m. in Dwinelle 142.) Friday, August 2: Professor Hinrich Seeba will present: “Strangers to Themselves: National versus Personal Identity in German Culture.” (10-11 am in Dwinelle 370.) Friday, August 23: Language Coordinator Lynne Frame and Graduate Student Tes Skogmo will give a lecture called,…

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  • Film Conference Part II, May 13

    May 1, 2002

    Nation and Representation 2002 A Film Conference UC Berkeley MONDAY, 13 MAY, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., room 282 Dwinelle III. Strangers in the Nation Robert Peckerar: The Vampire Writes Back: Icons of Eastern European Jews June Hwang: Locating the Wandering Jew Joel Freeman: Death and the Grounds of Nationalism in Triumph of the Will Alexander Klemm: Staging Racism in R.W. Fassbinder’s Fear Eats the Soul IV. Staging Identities Mariah Larsson: “An Impossible Homecoming”. Mai Zetterling’s Questioning of the Swedish Imagined Community Meg Dahlgren: Nationalist Lampoon: H.J. Syberberg’s Parsifal Mike Allan: Image and Nation at War:Harun Farocki’s Bilder der Welt und…

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  • Film Conference Part I, May 6

    May 1, 2002

    Nation and Representation 2002 A Film Conference UC Berkeley MONDAY, 6 MAY 2002, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., room 282 Dwinelle I. Colonial Contacts David Gramling: F.W. Murnau’s Traffic in Tabu Jim Ramey: Werner Herzog’s Representational Imperialism Gerrit Hoche: “Long Arrows are Gaining Fashion”: Targeting the Colonial Gaze in Werner Herzog’s Aguirre II. Mediated Travel Richard Ascarate: Mirages of Documentary: Werner Herzog’s Fata Morgana Darlene Pursley: Capturing Nostalgia: Video Images in the Films of Wim Wenders Lee Roberts: Tokyo-Ga or Images of Germany? Mediated Memories of Forgotten Fathers Johanna Jacobsen: Germans and Turks: Cinematic Encounters of the Travelling Kind Sponsored…

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  • Barbara Wolbert Lecture, May 3

    May 1, 2002

    In the final installation of the 2001-2002 Bonwit-Heine Lecture Series, Barbara Wolbert will speak on May 3 about “Museum Wars: Art and Memory in the New Germany”. Barbara Wolbert is a cultural anthropologist, working on the anthropology of art and visual culture. She has conducted fieldwork in Germany and Turkey, specializing on the analysis of narration, photography and video practices in the context of migration studies. In this field she has published two books, Migrationsbewältigung [Coping with Migration] (1984) and Der getötete Paβ [Killing the Passport] (1995), as well as various radio documentaries and articles. She is currently pursuing a…

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  • Can Candan Screening and Discussion, Apr 26

    April 7, 2002

    On April 26, the 2001-2002 Bonwit-Heine Lecture series presents “Duvarlar -Mauern – Walls”, a film screening and discussion with Can Candan (2000; USA/TURKEY; 83 min.; Turkish, German, English with subtitles). “Duvarlar-Mauern-Walls”, is a trilingual (Turkish, German, English) documentary about a moment in the recent history of the largest minority in re-unified, post-Wall Berlin, the immigrant community from Turkey, as witnessed by a Turkish filmmaker from the United States. In the aftermath of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the unification of the two Germanys, 1991 was the year when anti-foreigner violence in Germany was becoming too visible to ignore.…

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  • 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.

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  • Noon Colloquium with Werner Abraham, Apr 18

    April 7, 2002

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

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  • Techno Presentation, Apr 16

    April 7, 2002

    A History of German Techno With the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, techno has emerged as a musical style that has defined a reunified Germany. Join us in this unique multimedia presentation which will explore the theories and trends behind the success of this culture. The lecture (in English) will be followed by a deejay set which will cover the important styles that emerged in Germany during the past ten years. Tueday, April 16 in room 155 Dwinelle (450 seats) Doors open at 5:30 pm 6-7 pm lecture 7-9 pm deejay set Presented by Sean Nye: Known as dj…

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