Digging up the Doll: Inherited Memories of the Removal of German Nationals From Eastern Europe
A lecture by Linda Warley, University of Waterloo
Nikola von Merveldt researches children's literature and its historical context. Her studies focus on the history of the book as a material object and social medium that isn’t only the intellectual product of the author, but also the commercial, technological, and cultural product of an epoch.
Isis was the veiled goddess of nature who inspired German writers from Schiller to Novalis. Jean Paul Richter, too, fantasized about Isis: once one tried to lift the veil on nature, he said, the veil would continually extend itself.
A lecture by Monica Heller, University of Toronto