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The novelist and screenwriter Merle Kröger will present her novel Havarie in Professor Plass’ seminar on “Newest German Literature” on October 17, from 3:30 to 4:30, in Fisk 101. She will do so virtually, via large-screen videoconference from the University of Minnesota. Merle Kröger will first read from Havarie, a documentary-fiction thriller about the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean Sea. After the reading, there will be a discussion. Reading and discussion will be in German. 

Kaffee und Kuchen

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COME AND LISTEN TO THE EXPERTS!

Students who studied in Hamburg and Berlin or attended summer programs. Also,  learn about funding for research programs.

FRIES GLOBAL STUDIES CENTER, FISK 201           Friday, September 15,2017 – 12-1PM

Lunch will be provided!

Please join us for Professor Wiliarty’s talk on the upcoming German election.

Wednesday, September 13 from 12:15-1:15 PM in FISK 208.

Lunch will be served!

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Liz double majored in COL and German Studies. She spent her sophomore spring semester in Regensburg,
Germany. Her senior thesis was the translation of Russian émigré humorist Vladimir Kaminer’s The Trip to Trulala, which she completed under the mentorship of Professor Krishna Winston. Liz then moved to Germany, where she spent a year at Hamburg University through a DAAD Study Scholarship, before relocating to Berlin.
In 2011, Liz returned to the States to complete her Master’s in Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Since then, she has dabbled in various educational pursuits (including teaching in and directing the Middlebury Interactive Summer German Academy) and committed herself to literary translation. In 2014, Liz was awarded the Gutekunst Prize for Emerging Translators through the Goethe Institute New York. In 2016, her first full-length book translation, Animal Internet by Alexander Pschera, was published with New Vessel Press. Liz is currently under contract for two titles with the MIT Press and works as Production Editor at Chooseco, publishers of the Choose Your Own Adventure children’s book series.

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Eat and speak German

Faculty Dining Room
USDAN im dritten Stock
Mittwoch, den 22. Februar
12.20 – 13.20 Uhr

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Panel discussion in conjunction with the exhibition

Changing Visions: Prints, Drawings, and Photographs during the Weimar Republic and After

Friday, February 17, 2017 at 12:00 noon
Fisk Hall, 262 High Street, Room 208

Speakers will include Erik Grimmer-Solem, Associate Professor of History; Ulrich Plass, Associate Professor of German Studies; and Krishna Winston, Marcus L. Taft Professor of German Language and Literature.

Moderated by Clare Rogan, Curator, Davison Art Center, and Iris Bork-Goldfield, Chair and Adjunct Professor, German Studies.

Lunch will be served and the panel discussion will begin at 12:20 pm.
The event is sponsored by the German Studies Department and Davison Art Center

Please join us this Thursday, November 17 at 8:00PM for the fabulous documentary German&Jews at the Powell Family Cinema. For more information about this documentary visit the website German&Jews.

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Oktoberfest

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Come and celebrate and try some

Wurst Sauerkraut, Kartoffelsalat (potato salad) and Apfelsaftschorle (sparkling apple juice)

at the German House on 65 Lawn Ave.,

on October 29, at 2-5 p.m.

sponsored by the German House and the German department

Kaffee und Kuchen

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65 Lawn Ave

Wednesday, October 19 from 4:45-6:00PM

For more information, please contact

Ruby


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Professor Krishna Winston’s talk “Second Class Refugees”: The Struggles of Lesser-Known German Jewish Writers in the U.S.  is the second event in our series “Germany Meets the U.S.” and will take place Wednesday, October 5th, from 4:30-5:30 p.m., in Fisk 208. Refreshments will be served.

Professor Winston will talk about German Jewish writers who had been quite well known in Germany but who struggled to establish themselves professionally when they emigrated to the U.S. and thus endured great economic and emotional hardship. Among them are Mehring, Hans Sahl, Curt Riess, and Heinrich Eduard Jacob. Her parents, the distinguished translators Richard and Clara Winston, knew these authors personally and translated their works into English. Krishna will draw on her collection of letters exchanged between these refugees and her parents as well as on her own memories.

COME AND LISTEN TO THE EXPERTS,

students who studied in Hamburg and Berlin

or attended summer programs and did internships in Germany

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GLOBAL STUDIES CENTER in FISK 201

Wednesday, September 21,2016 – 12-1PM

Lunch will be provided!

 

 

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