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Saturday, November 21, 2015 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Nature & Education circa 1800

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. 

Saturday, March 12, 2016 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Seminar: Spinoza, Goethe, Deleuze: All is Leaf (or Rhizome--take your pick)

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.
Monday, May 15, 2017 2:00 pm - Wednesday, May 17, 2017 3:00 pm CEST (GMT +02:00)

Negotiating Understanding: Responding to Formulations in Interaction

Conversation Analysis Research Workshop 

“Formulations” in spoken interaction propose an understanding of some state of affairs — of what another person has been telling or doing. This workshop examines a broad range of such sequences in which an understanding is formulated in conversation and then accepted or rejected. Such sequences allow us to trace how shared meaning and understanding is constructed in everyday interaction. 

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Reading Group: Book Swap & Reading Discussion

Choose Your Own German Book!

This semester, instead of the Centre stipulating the book, we're leaving it up to you! So, read whatever German-related book you'd like, be it written by a German/Swiss/Austria author in whatever language you can easily read, or a novel that really interests you that's been translated into

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Reading Group Fall 2017: Winnetou, by Karl May

Cover art for original Winnetou publication, from 1893.We're going back to the Wild West, German style, with Karl May's Winnetou I (1893) and the Brubacher House.

We'll begin the evening with a short tour of the historic, Mennonite home and then sit down for our book discussion in its stone-walled basement, next to a cozy fire.