Series 2013-14

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Ziegler Series overview Jan-April 2014Term 2

Thursday, January 30, 2014
“Herder’s Anti-Imperialism and Postcolonial Theory” – Prof. John Noyes, Professor of Germanic Studies, University of Toronto

Thursday, February 27, 2014
“What Objects Can Do For the Arts” – Prof. Graham Harman, Distinguished University Professor at the American University in Cairo

Thursday, March 27, 2014
“The Meaning of Working Through the East”
Dr. Larson Powell, Associate Professor of German, University of Missouri – Kansas City

Thursday, April 10, 2014
“Warum Das Lesen? Must-reads in German, 12-21st Century.” – Prof. Ralf Schlechtweg-Jahn, Free University Berlin


Term 1

September 5, 2013

“Holy Fortresses: The Beginning of Christine de Pizan’s Livre de la Cité des Dames and the End of the Romance of the Rose

Dr. Beatrice Trînca, Junior Professor of Religion and Literature, Freie Universität Berlin

September 26, 2013

“No Country for Boring Men: On the Poeticizing of Germany’s Political Culture”

Dr. Carolin Lange, Visiting DAAD Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Washington

October 8, 2013

“Postmodernism and European Memory”

Dr. Ewa Thompson, Research Professor of Slavic Studies, Rice University

November 21, 2013

“The Ob-Scene of the Total Work of Art: Wedekind and Strauss”

Dr. Adrian Daub, Associate Professor of German Studies, Stanford University

November 28, 2013

“The State of Canadian Studies in Germany”

Dr. Lutz Schowalter, Professor of English at the University of Trier, Germany