Events

August 21st, 2017
August 14th, 2017 to August 18th, 2017
May 12th, 2017
May 5th, 2017 to May 6th, 2017
"On the Road Again: Time, Space, and Idenity in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Age" This symposium brings together scholars in the field of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (up to ca. 1800) working on concepts such as: travel and space, local and global identity, transculturality, transnationality, geographic concepts, scientific explorations of the earth, conditions of travel, etc. The guiding principles are: how did individuals experience the foreign world, how did they move around, how did they learn from other cultures, and how did they communicate across barriers in language, religion, politics, and ethnicity in the premodern world.  Please see the attached flyer and here for...
May 5th, 2017
The DSC holds Stammtisch every Friday, starting at 7pm. Stammtisch is a German tradition in which a group of friends meets every week at the same table, or Tisch, to socialize. Students, faculty and community members all are invited. Join the DSC Facebook group for announcements.
May 4th, 2017
April 28th, 2017
The DSC holds Stammtisch every Friday, starting at 7pm. Stammtisch is a German tradition in which a group of friends meets every week at the same table, or Tisch, to socialize. Students, faculty and community members all are invited. Join the DSC Facebook group for announcements.
April 28th, 2017
Taking Refuge in language, culture, and creative arts A one-day, mixed-methods, multi-modal symposium presented by the graduate colleagues of German 512 (Minority Discourses) See attached program.
April 26th, 2017
Faculty and graduate student representatives meet to discuss departmental questions. Agenda will be circulated in advance.
April 24th, 2017
Please join us for a reading by author Saskya Jain. Saskya Jain’s first novel Fire Under Ash was published by Random House India in 2014 and shortlisted for the 2015 Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize. Her short stories and essays have appeared in numerous journals and magazines, most recently in The Economist, Intelligent Life, The Baffler and The Caravan. She was educated at Berlin’s Free University and at Columbia University, New York, and holds an MFA in Fiction from Boston University. She lives in New Delhi and Berlin, where she is currently working on her second novel about a forgotten badminton tournament that changed India’s history. Read more about her here: www.saskyajain.com  

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