English Student Society presents
MIXER @ BOMBER
Join us as we kick off the English Student Society for 2015-2016.
Linda Warley (English Language and Literature) is pleased to present her paper: "Digging up the Doll: Inherited Memories of the Removal of German Nationals From Eastern Europe"
Thursday, November 26, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in ML 245.
In this paper Prof. Warley considers her mother’s experiences as a child refugee in 1945.
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.
How, then can one come to know and learn about nature? What tropes and language are used to make nature become visible? How does one communicate and disseminate this knowledge? How, in short, is nature re-mediated around 1800?
Elisabeth de Mariaffi is the Giller Prize-nominated author of one book of short stories, How To Get Along With Women (Invisible Publishing, 2012) and the new novel, The Devil You Know (HarperCollins, Canada; Simon & Schuster, USA 2015).
The English Language and Literature Speaker series is pleased to present a talk by Professor Mary Chapman (UBC) titled "Gwine Back to Dixie": Slave Girls, Tragic Mulattas, and Underground Railways in the Life and Work of Edith Eaton (Sui Sin Far)