The German Studies Forum aims to
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
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:
„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.
Christopher Kloeble is a German novelist, playwright, and scriptwriter.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
German author and entrepreneur Marc Degens will be reading from his work in both German and English:
Michael Götting is an author, journalist and curator. His novel Contrapunctus (Counterpoint) was published in September 2015.