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Monthly Archive for March, 2012


Leo Lensing’s essay “Rainer ‘Maria’ Fassbinder. Cinema between Literature and Life” is included in the new Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Rainer Werner Fassbinder, edited by Brigitte Peucker.

All five students have been studying with our Regensburg Program at Regensburg University, Germany since January 2012. Here you see them during a visit to Berlin in front of the German Reichstag in Berlin.

From left to right: Oscar Takabvirwa’14, Taylor Steele’14, Shu Zhang’13, Julius Bjornson’14, Afi Tettey-Fio’13

Film Studies & German Studies will continue their annual film series with Maren Ade’s comedy drama, Everyone Else (2009).

 “…watching the film is to watch the emergence of a very particular and potentially galvanic cinematic talent.”   – Glenn Kenney, The Los Angeles Times

Powell Family Cinema, CFS, Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 7 p.m.,

with an introduction by Katja Straub


Leo Lensing contributed the article on Karl Kraus (1874-1936) to the Handbuch der Kunstzitate, a lexicon documenting allusions to painting, sculpture and photography in the work of more than two hundred German-language writers from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century. The “handbook,” edited by Konstanze Fliedl et al., is published in two volumes by De Gruyter.