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Research Colloquia, Special Lectures and Readings

The Programme for 2017-18 will be published early in the Michaelmas Term.

 

2016-2017

The research colloquia are seminars for staff and graduate students at which papers are given by members of staff and speakers from outside Cambridge. ALL GRADUATE STUDENTS IN GERMAN ARE EXPECTED TO ATTEND THESE AND OTHER RESEARCH EVENTS.

Special lectures and readings are open to all interested members of the University and, when advertised as such, to the general public.

 

Programme

 

Michaelmas Term 2016

Thursday 20 October, 4.30pm  

Annual Schröder Lecture

Cripps Court Auditorium, Magdalene College

Professor Simanowski (Hong Kong): Faust on Facebook or how we lose track of everything by recording it all

 

Friday 28 October, 4.30pm  

Research Colloquium

Coleridge Room, Jesus College

Professor Peter Morgan (Sydney): Germanistik, German Studies and the New World Literature

 

Lent Term 2016

Friday 27 January, 4.30pm

Research Colloquium

Coleridge Room, Jesus College

Professor Anne Fuchs (Warwick): Modernist Perambulations: From Enlightened Walking to Crawling, Stalking, Modelling and Street-Walking

 

Friday 26 February, 4.30pm

Annual Boltzmann Lecture

Bateman Auditorium, Gonville & Caius College

Dr Katharina Prager (Boltzmann Institut Wien): Anti/Biographical Affect and Karl Kraus

 

Monday 13 March, 5pm

6th Annual D. H. Green Lecture

Runcie Room, Divinity Faculty, Sidgwick Site

Dr Jonathan Lyon, University of Chicago: topic tbc

 

Easter Term 2015

Friday 28 April, 4.30pm           

Research Colloquium

Coleridge Room, Jesus College

Dr Norbert Wolf: Topic tbc.

 

 

Details of previous colloquia:

2015-162014-152013-14, 2012-13

 

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