Series 2014-15

Please visit our full events calendar for details.

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Thursday, September 25, 2014
Dr. Elisa Segnini
UBC department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies
“Carmen in Sicily: Insularity and Latinity on the European Stage”

Friday, October 17, 2014
Dr. Sky Arndt-Briggs
Executive Director of the DEFA Library
“Historical Archeology: A North American Perspective on Curating East German Film”

Saturday, October 18, 2014
Dr. Todd Kontje
University of California
Presentation as part of the Germanic Studies Graduate Conference: None of a Kind – Solutions to Dissolution
“The Idea of Empire in German Literature Before and After the Nation-State”

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Dr. Eric Jarosinski
“A Civilization of Discontents: A Conversation with @NeinQuarterly about Social Media and
the Humanities”

Thursday, December 11, 2014
Dr. Alexander Kosenina
University of Hannover
“Text, Performance, Image: How can we understand an 18th century drama?”

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Thursday, February 5, 2015
Dr. Max Kramer, University of Saskatchewan
“Queer Metaphor in Modern Poetry: The Case of Arthur Rimbaud and Stefan George”

March 5, 2015
Henrik Rehr, Denmark
“Terrorism and the Graphic Novel”

March 27, 2015
Dr. Bernd Hamacher, University of Hamburg
Celebrate SSHRC Research special event
“Women Writing to Goethe: Some Case Studies”

March 27, 2015
Dr. Linda Dietrick, University of Winnipeg
Celebrate SSHRC Research special event
“The Correspondence of Charlotte von Stein and Charlotte Schiller”

April 13, 2015
Dr. Markéta Goetz-Stankiewicz, Professor Emerita, UBC CENES Undergraduate Conference
“The Varied Voices of Prague: Some Thoughts on the Patterns of Light and Darkness in a City at the ‘Crossroads of Europe’”

April 13, 2015
Dr. Paul Malone, University of Waterloo
CENES Undergraduate Conference
“Comics and the Crisis of German Cultural Reproduction”