Departmental News


  • Film Studies Symposium, Mar 9

    March 1, 2002

    Film Studies Symposium titled, “Look Who’s Talking Now: Globalization, Film, Media, & the Public Sphere." The symposium will take place from 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. in 142 Dwinelle Hall.

  • Tina Campt Lecture, Feb 6

    February 1, 2002

    Tina Campt, Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies at UC Santa Cruz, will speak on "Transnational Travels in Black: Afro-Germans and the Crowded Space of Diaspora" as part of the 2001-2002 Bonwit-Heine Lecture Series.

  • Semiotic Circle Meeting, Jan 26-27

    January 20, 2002

    The Seventeenth Annual Meeting of the Semiotic Circle of California will be held in the Faculty Club, on Saturday and Sunday, January 26-27, 2002. As customary, the meeting is an open-topic research paper meeting. Schedule 8:45 am: Registration (coffee/tea breaks, luncheon, closing pastry / wine): students $20; others $40 Morning Session: Winfried Kudszus (UC Berkeley), Chair 9:00 am Denis J. Brion (Washington & Lee Law School): “Illegitimate Politics in Bush v. Gore” 9:30 am Richard John Ascarate & Tonya Kim Dewey (UC Berkeley): “Cracking the Nut: The Translation of Prose to choreography and Gesture in E.T.A. Hoffmann’s Tales” 10:00 am…

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  • BLC Lecture, Dec 7

    December 1, 2001

    Fall 2001 BLC fellows Karina Sliwinski and Lynne Frame will present their Instructional Development Research Projects.

    Sliwinski's talk is titled “Researching the Role of Performance in the Teaching of Dürrenmatt’s ‘Der Besuch derr alten Dame’ in German 3," and Frame's talk is called “Wiring Business German for Culture and Communication”.

    3-5 p.m. in 370 Dwinelle Hall

  • James Schultz Lecture, Dec 5

    December 1, 2001

    James Schultz (UCLA) will speak on “Courtly Love of the Courtly Body” at 5 p.m. in 370 Dwinelle Hall.

    Schultz is the second speaker in the 2001-2002 series of lectures on Experience and Imagination in the Middle Ages organized by the Program in Medieval Studies.

  • Noon Colloquium with Jennifer Kapczynski, Dec 3

    December 1, 2001

    Jennifer Kapczynski will speak on “Thomas Mann’s Doktor Faustus and the Roots of the German Disease” at 12:10 p.m. in 5303 Dwinelle Hall.

  • Stephen Hinton Lecture, Nov 30

    November 1, 2001

    Stephen Hinton (Chair of the Department of Music, Stanford University) will speak on “From Whisky Bar to Lonely House: Kurt Weill’s Music of the City” at 4 p.m. in 370 Dwinelle Hall. This talk is part of the 2001-2002 Bonwit-Heine Lecture Series.

  • Luncheon with Sara Poor, Nov 30

    November 1, 2001

    Medieval Studies luncheon with Sara S. Poor (Stanford), who will speak about “Tales and Prayers for Clever Women? Misogyny and Form in a 15th-century German Book” at 12 p.m. at the Faculty Club, Lewis/Lattimer Room.

  • Theory Discussion Group Meeting, Nov 26

    November 1, 2001

    The Theory Discussion Group will meet to discuss Gumbrecht's, “In 1926″.

    Led by Prof. Niklaus Largier. 4:30 p.m. in 5310 Dwinelle

  • Noon Colloquium with Christina Gerhardt, Nov 26

    November 1, 2001

    Christina Gerhardt will speak on “National History in Adorno’s Aesthetic Theory” at 12:10 p.m in 3401 Dwinelle Hall.