Monday, December 12, 2016 — 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM EST

The German Studies Forum aims to

Thursday, December 8, 2016 — 8:45 AM to 3:30 PM EST

Program

8:45 – 9:00 Welcome

Part I: Healthy conversations…

Chair: Elizabeth Milne

9:00 – 9:30 Gesprächsbeendigung in medizinischen Beratungsgesprächen im Radio am Beispiel der Sendung Das Gesundheitsgespräch - Rachel Roudyani

9:30 – 10:00 Indexing priority of position: The response particle eben in German discourse - Emma Betz & Arnulf Deppermann

10:00-10:30 Wenn der Internist zum Psychotherapeuten wird: Eine Einzelfallstudie in Betrachtung der Sprachhandlungen aus der Psychotherapie - Judith Hallwachs

Monday, December 5, 2016 — 5:30 PM EST
Headshot of Ron Broglio, Arizona State University

Ron Broglio will trace back to the 18th-century sensibility movement contemporary post-humanist ideas of animals having a voice. In his talk, he will pursue what animal studies can push against in terms of the animal “rights” movement.

His publications include:

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 — 7:00 PM EST
Studio shot of German author Thomas Perle

„ich war neun, lebte im besten land der welt und hatte keine ahnung von revolution.“

In welchem Land wir geboren werden, wir aufwachsen, können wir uns nicht aussuchen. 

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 — 7:00 PM EDT
Head shot of German author Christopher Kloeble. Photo by Valerie Schmidt.

Christopher Kloeble is a German novelist, playwright, and scriptwriter.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 — 5:30 PM EDT
Cover design for "Almost Everything Very Fast" by Christopher Kloeble

Join us for a reading group and then meet the author afterwards! Almost Everything Very Fast is German award-winning author Christopher Kloeble's 3rd book and his North American debut.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 — 7:00 PM EDT
Headshot of James Retallack, 2016 Grimm Lecturer, Waterloo Centre for German Studies

Election battles were fought ferociously in pre-World War One Germany, when most middle-class Germans still opposed formal democracy. Anti-democrats deployed many exclusionary strategies that flew in the face of electoral fairness.

Thursday, September 15, 2016 — 7:00 PM EDT
Black & white photo of the Victoria Park Pavilion on fire in 1916
Friday, June 24, 2016 (all day) to Saturday, December 31, 2016 (all day)
Barracks in Kitchener, with men getting dressed into military uniforms, 1910s.

Learn how a city was pushed to the edge during the First World War - to the point of changing its name from Berlin to Kitchener through a controversial and high-tension referendum.

Friday, April 15, 2016 — 2:00 PM EDT
Profile view of young woman in a red shirt and black pants sitting on the floor, with a laptop in her lap.

We are seeing a push towards offering more courses online because they can provide students with new forms of social and learning interaction, widen their access to education, and offer an indi­vidualized learning experience in large classes.

Friday, March 18, 2016 — 12:30 PM EDT
19th-century farmer sitting in front of some fields.

Edgar Reitz’ Rückkehr ins Kino löste 2013 bei den Filmfestspielen von Venedig Begeisterung aus. Die internationale Filmkritik war sich einig: Mit der „Anderen Heimat“ habe der Regisseur einen fulminanten Schlusspunkt für seine gefeierte „Heimat“-Reihe geliefert.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 — 6:30 PM to 11:00 PM EDT
A caravan of people and their wagons and horses travelling down a long road.

Come watch the concluding film (which is also a prequel) to Edgar Reitz magnum opus Heimat! Released in 2013 to great acclaim, Die andere Heimat returns to the village of Schabbach, but this time it is the middle of the 19th century.

This is a long film - 263 minutes! - so pizza will be provided! The film is in German with English subtitles. For the most up-to-date event description, click on the link below to the Department of Germanic & Slavic Studies' events page.

Saturday, March 12, 2016 — 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST
The German Romantic Novalis called Baruch Spinoza a "God-intoxicated man." Next to Rousseau, there is hardly a more influential thinker for late 18th-century German intellectual life.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 — 4:00 PM EST
Head shot, side profile, of author Marc Degens. Copyright Frank Maleu

German author and entrepreneur Marc Degens will be reading from his work in both German and English:

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 — 4:00 PM EST
Image of Michael Goetting

Michael Götting is an author, journalist and curator. His novel Contrapunctus (Counterpoint) was published in September 2015.

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