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Research Colloquia, Special Lectures and Readings

 


2020-21

The research colloquia are seminars for staff and graduate students at which papers are given by members of staff and speakers from outside Cambridge. All graduate students in German are expected to attend these and other research events.

Special lectures and readings are open to all interested members of the University and, when advertised as such, to the general public.


Programme

Michaelmas 2020

> Monday, October 26th, 2020, 13:00-14:00 - Dr Mark Chinca, University of Cambridge: "German literature begins: how to tell a story". Held online. Exact link TBC.

> Thursday, December 3rd, 2020, 16:30-17:30 - Professor Jamele Watkins, University of Minnesota: Title: "'Ich bin Schwarz': Proclamations of Blackness in German Rap and Hip Hop".
For the Zoom link and password, please contact Stephanie Galasso at sg948@cam.ac.uk


Lent 2021

>Monday, February 8th, 13:00-14:00 - Professor Sarah Colvin, University of Cambridge/University of Bayreuth:

"Epistemic insurrectionists: anti-racism and/as poetics in contemporary Germany." Held online. Exact link TBC.

>Thursday, March 11, 16:30-18:00 - Dr Christina Schmitt (Freie Universität Berlin)

Title and joining instructions TBC

 

>Monday, March 15th, 13:00-14:00 - Dr Kyung-Ho Cha, Universität Bayreuth

"Die Phänomenologie von race in Sharon Dodua Otoos Novelle Synchronicity" Held online. Contact Dr Doriane Zerka for Zoom ink.


Easter 2021

>Monday, May 17th, 13:00-14:00 - Dr Doriane Zerka, University of Cambridge. "Mapping the European Cultural Network in Medieval Literature". Held online. Exact link TBC.


Details of previous colloquia:

2015-162014-152013-14, 2012-13


If you have any questions about these colloquia, please get in touch with Stephanie Galasso (for Thursday Research Colloquia) and Doriane Zerka (for Monday Research Colloquia).


 

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Book announcement

30 August 2021

The Section is pleased to announce the publication of a fine collection of essays by Emeritus Schröder Professor of German, Roger Paulin: From Goethe to Gundolf: Essays on German Literature and Culture . The book is available with open access at: https://www.openbookpublishers.com/product/1425 .

New publication: Writing the Economic Subject in Modern Western Europe: Representation, Contestation, Critique

20 August 2021

We are pleased to announce the publication of Writing the Economic Subject in Modern Western Europe: Representation, Contestation, Critique .

Tiarks scholarship awardee won the Postgraduate Prize of the British Association of Jewish Studies

13 July 2021

Congratulations to Martin Lindner on the award of the Postgraduate Prize of the British Association of Jewish Studies for an essay on works by Anna Mitgutsch and Doron Rabinovici. Martin completed the ELAC MPhil this year, with a focus on German and supported by a Tiarks Scholarship.

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