Literary Reading of Original Works

Current Semester

Conferences & Workshops
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Unless otherwise indicated, colloquia take place at 2:30pm in 181 Goldwin Smith Hall. An advance copy of each paper can be obtained in the Department of German Studies, 183 Goldwin Smith Hall. See Poster for the Fall 2017 Colloquium Series

August 25, 2017 Historicism, Anthropology, and Goethe’s Idea of World Literature Stephen Klemm, German Studies, Cornell University
September 8, 2017 Kant and Posthumanism Carsten Strathausen, German Studies, University of Missouri – Columbia
September 29, 2017 Gespiegelte Welten. Reflektionen des Kinos Manuel Köppen, Institut für deutsche Literatur, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
October 20, 2017 Time in a Text(ile). Gertrude the Great’s Easter Vision Racha Kirakosian, German Languages and Literatures, Harvard University
November 10, 2017 “Nur das Kind erwischten sie nicht”: Family and Collectivity in Nicolas Born’s Wasteland Paul Buchholz, German Studies, Emory University
Lectures and Literary Readings
Sept. 13, 2017, 4:30pm, A.D. White House IGCS 25th Anniversary Lecture: Anti-Academicism: Old and New, German and American Eva Geulen, Director of the Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung, Berlin
Oct. 17, 2017, 4:30pm, Lewis Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall Harbingers and Echoes of the Shoah: A Century of Concentration Camps Andrea Pitzer
Nov. 14, 2017, 4:30pm, Lewis Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall Imagining Migration in Contemporary Europe / University Lecture Zafer Şenocak (in English)
Nov. 15, 2017, 4:30pm, A.D. White House Literary Reading of Original Works Zafer Şenocak (in German)
Nov. 29, 2017, 4:30pm, A.D. White House IGCS 25th Anniversary Lecture: Martin Luther King in East and West Berlin: Analysis of an Itinerary (September 1964) Michael P. Steinberg, President, American Academy in Berlin
Other IGCS and Recommended Events
June 17-July 27, 2018, Cornell University Literature, Media, Form DAAD Faculty Summer Seminar. Application deadline March 1, 2018. Forms and instructions at