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Past Events from 2013 - 2014

Prof J H Reid Jesuits Freemasons and Knights Templar

Date
09 October 2013
Description
Prof J H Reid Jesuits, Freemasons and Knights Templar (and things that go bump in the night): From Umberto Eco, Dan Brown to Karl Gutzkow's Die Ritter vom Geist'

Dr B Mertens Political Discussions on Collaboration in Belgium (1944-1954)

Date
30 October 2013
Description
Dr B Mertens 'Political Discussions on Collaboration in Belgium (1944-1954)'

Prof R Woods Ruth Klueger, Walter Kempowski and Victor Klemperer Remembering the War

Date
13 November 2013
Description
Prof R Woods 'Ruth Klüger, Walter Kempowski and Victor Klemperer Remembering the War'

Screening of Thomas Bernhard's play Heldenplatz

Date
14 November 2013
Description
Bernhard was no stranger to controversy throughout his life, yet the staging of his play Heldenplatz (1988) was to provoke the biggest scandal of his career. On the twenty-fifth anniversary of its premiere, come and see the DVD recording of the original Burgtheater production on Thursday 14th November 2013.

Dr Alan Scott Competing Literacies in Everyday German Communication

Date
27 November 2013
Description
Dr Alan Scott 'Competing Literacies in Everyday German Communication'

Prof F Krobb Familienzusammenführungen in der deutschen Abenteuerliteratur über Afrika

Date
11 December 2013
Description
Prof F Krobb 'Familienzusammenführungen in der deutschen Abenteuerliteratur'

Professor Erica Carter at Nottingham

Date
05 February 2014
Description
This talk takes as its focus the figure of the fin-de-siècle New Woman in the early film theory of Béla Balázs.

Lauren Selfe Female Muslim Characters

Date
26 February 2014
Description
Lauren Selfe (Nottingham) 'Female Muslim Characters in German Post-Unification Adolescent Literature'

Writer in Residence 2014 - Sudabeh Mohafez

Date
01 March 2014
Description
The Department of German Studies is delighted to welcome the author Sudabeh Mohafez as DAAD Writer in Residence from 24.2.-10.3.2014 and her szmposium on 1 March.

Sonya Kirk-Declining Nouns and Inclining Minds

Date
05 March 2014
Description
Sonya Kirk - 'Declining Nouns and Inclining Minds: Latin Language Education and Character Formation in 19th century England and Prussia'

Cinderella produced by the department for German Studies

Date
18 - 20 March 2014
Description
German Theatre production at the University of Nottingham takes a new perspective on the story of Cinderella, a fairytale which we thought that we all knew and loved.

Dr Caroline Bland Competing Role Model or Deterrent

Date
26 March 2014
Description
Dr Caroline Bland 'Competing Role Model or Deterrent? The representation of the female professional in Germany before 1918'

Disprupted Language - Disrupted Culture

Date
04 April 2014
Description
Professor James Parsons, Missouri State University, USA is giving a talk about Hanns Eisler's Hollywooder Liederbuch (1942-43)

Tom Padden Obligations of the public intellectual

Date
21 May 2014
Description
Tom Padden 'Obligations of the public intellectual: Politically engaged writers' summits and the West German peace movement (1981-1983)'

Contemporary Austrian Literature, Film and Culture - International Conference

Date
13 - 15 April 2015
Description
13-15 April 2015
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