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Past Events from 2014 - 2015

Organising the Public Sphere: Alexander Kluge's Work as a Public Intellectual

Date
08 October 2014
Description
Department of German Studies: Research Seminar

"Ich bin dann mal wieder Deutsch lernen!" – Linguistic and Pedagogical reflections on the German absentive

Date
29 October 2014
Description
Department of German Studies: Research Seminar

The Kino-Eye in Combat: German views of World War I

Date
12 November 2014
Description
Department of German Studies: Research Seminar

Colonial Archives and the Poetics of Memory

Date
19 November 2014
Description
Mathias Donfouet, a visiting PhD student from the University of Bergamo, will present a paper entitled: "Colonial Archives and the Poetics of Memory: Uwe Timm's Morenga and André Brink's The Other Side of Silence"

Evidentiality and Genre in Early Modern German

Date
26 November 2014
Description
Department of German Studies: Research Seminar

Einigkeit der Einzelgaenger

Date
10 December 2014
Description
Writers' organisational engagement and the West German peace movement'

Liminal space

Date
28 January 2015
Description
Liminal space in the work of Derek Mahon and Sarah Kirsch

Memory and Austria's past

Date
04 February 2015
Description
„Was soll Erinnerung?" Memory and Austria's past in the documentary films of Ruth Beckermann

Nationaloekonomie and literature

Date
11 February 2015
Description
Narrative forms and functions of political economy and the interrelations between economic discourse and literary fiction of 'Bourgeois Realism' in Germany 1850-1900

German Writer in Residence invitation

Date
26 - 27 February 2015
Description
University of Nottingham hosts the award-winning German poet and writer Ulrike Almut Sandig and her acclaimed translator, Professor Karen Leeder

Muslim women and notions of identity

Date
18 March 2015
Description
Muslim women and notions of identity in post-1990 German (auto)biographical writing: some early results

Negotiating 'home' in the poetry of Derek Mahon and Sarah Kirsch

Date
25 March 2015
Description
Department of German Studies Research Seminar

A Germanic Sandwich 2015

Date
24 - 25 April 2015
Description
A Germanic Sandwich 2015 will be the fifth in a series of conferences in which Dutch is compared with its closest Germanic neighbours, English and German. The first edition took place in Berlin in 2005 to commemorate the appearance of Nederlands tussen Duits en Engels ('Dutch between German and English'), a study by the renowned Dutch linguist C.B. van Haeringen. Subsequent editions were held in Sheffield (2008), Oldenburg (2010) and Leuven (2013). This two-day conference will take place on 24 and 25 April 2015 at the University of Nottingham (UK Campus).

Oh 'man'! Translating identity in Grete Weil's 'Ans Ende der Welt'

Date
06 May 2015
Description
Department of German Studies Research Seminar

Encounter: Writers and Translators in Conversation with Angela Krauß and Margret Vince

Date
19 May 2015
Description
This event will bring together author Angela Krauß and translator Margret Vince together in front of an audience

Innovative Language Teaching and Learning at University

Date
19 June 2015
Description
Enhancing Participation and Collaboration - The School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies at The University of Nottingham is hosting the 5th annual conference in the "Innovative Language Teaching and Learning at University" series.
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