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Germanic Studies

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College of Arts and Sciences


This is an intro to the Events page. Here you can find information on various events taking place in the Department of Germanic Studies.

The CAHI Institute has a new website and events webpage!

Coming Soon: a listing of German House events.

Fall Semester, 2014

Lectures & Talks
Wednesday September 17

The Gentle Force over the Pictures – Hegel’s Philosophical Conception of the Imagination by Klaus Viehweg; CAHI, 1211 E. Atwater Avenue; 2:00-4:00pm

Wednesday September 24

The Crisis of Critique: The Future of the Humanities by Remigius Bunia, (Max Kade Visiting Professor); CAHI, 1211 E. Atwater Avenue; 4-6:30pm

Friday, September 26

Germanic Studies Graduate Student Summer Fellowship presentations, Featured Presenters: Andrew Hamilton & Colin Grant, 12pm-2pm, IMU Redbud Room

Thursday October 16

Swiss Afternoon Without Heidi, presented by Arno Camenisch; Meet the Author/Brown Bag lunch: Distinguished Alumni Room, IMU 12:00pm-2:30pm; Film showing of Sister/Q&A with Arno Camenisch and Hildegard Keller following (3:00-5:30pm), IU Cinema. Please see flyer for more details

Monday October 20

The End of Sex: Power and Justice in the Loves of Foucault, Heidegger and Mimnermus by Laurence Hemming (University of Lancaster, UK); IMU Sassafrass Room, 6-8pm. For more information, please see the flyer

Tuesday, October 21

Martin Heidegger on Ernst Jünger’s ‘Der Arbeiter’: “What Jünger does and does not see" by Laurence Hemming (University of Lancaster, UK); Ballantine Hall 004, 6-8pm. For more information, please see the flyer

Wednesday October 29

“The Bombing of the Government Center in Oslo and the massacre at Utøya Island in Norwegian Memory, 2011-2014.”, Tor Einar Fagerland ( Norwegian University of Science and Technology); IMU Dogwood Room, 6:30-8:00pm

Friday October 31 and Saturday November 1

Hans Blumenberg's Concept of Modernity A Symposium with Rüdiger Campe (Yale), Kirk Wetters (Yale), Dan Blanton (UC Berkeley), and Jane Newman (UC Irvine). For times and locations, please click here

Movie Showings & Coffee Hours
Every Monday of the Semester

Stammtisch, 6:00pm at Bear's Place, all levels welcome, only German spoken.

Every Wednesday of the semester

Kaffeestunde will be held in Ballantine Hall, Rm 643, every Wednesday of the semester from 3:30pm-5:00pm

Thursday, September 18- Sunday, September 21

LOTUS Festival, downtown Bloomington

Spring Semester, 2015

Lectures & Talks
Friday, February 6

Leser Lecture: Florian Klinger (University of Chicago), "Justice According to Kleist", Friday, February 6th, 5:00pm, CAHI House (1211 E. Atwater Ave). An open reception will follow. For more information, please see the flyer here

Friday, February 20 & Saturday February 21

Biannual Grad Student Conference: Peeling the Onion: Levels and Stratification in Germanic Literature and Linguistics; location and time TBA

Thursday, February 26

Meet the Author: Monique Schwitter (Hamburg / Zürich). Meet the Author/Brown Bag lunch. Moderator: Hildegard Keller. Place and time TBA.

Wednesday March 5

Poetic and Rhetorical Language. Key factors and Their Effects by Winfried Menninghaus, (Max Planck Frankfurt); IMU Faculty Club, 5:00-7:00pm

Thursday March 6

Goldstone/ Todd/ Landry Lab Series; What does it mean to be moved by an artwork?; 10:00am-12:00pm, location TBA

Thursday April 3 & Friday April 4

Midwest German Symposium: Aesthetics/Democracy—Conjunctions and Disjunctions; time and location TBA

Friday, April 11

Symposium, Convened by the Center for Theoretical Inquiry in the Humanities with John Hamilton (Harvard), S. Souleymane Bachir Diagne (Columbia), and Chantal Mouffe (Westminster): "Security, Violence, Law"; time and location TBA

Thursday, April 17

Gaby Pailer (B.C.U): Caroline von Wolzogens und Charlotte Schillers Dramenproduktion im Verhältnis zu Schillers Dramatik; CAHI, 1211 E. Atwater Avenue; 5-7:00pm

Sunday April 26

Film WHATEVER COMES NEXT. American Premiere followed by Q&A with Hildegard Keller (Director) and Carter Ross (Director of Photography). IU Cinema. 6:30pm-8:30pm

Movie Showings & Coffee Hours
Every Wednesday of the semester

Kaffeestunde will be held in Ballantine Hall, Rm 643, every Wednesday of the semester from 3:30pm-5:00pm

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