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Events Archive

This archive contains events that occurred prior to September 2016. For more recent events, please see our new Events Calendar.

Title Date and Time Location
Young Rebels Film Series: Twinni (2003) Dec 4 2013 - 6:30pm Savery 264
New Books in Print:  Human, All Too Human II and Unpublished Fragments from the Period of Human, All Too Human II (Spring 1878–Fall 1879): Volume 4 of The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche (Stanford UP, 2012)
Gary Handwerk (Professor of English and Comparative Literature, University of Washington)
Dec 3 2013 - 4:00pm Communications 202
UW Undergraduate Theater Society presents Woyzeck by Georg Büchner Nov 21 2013 - 7:30pm to Dec 8 2013 - 7:30pm Hutchinson Hall, Cabaret Theater
 UW Film Screening of Sophie Scholl: The Final Days Nov 20 2013 - 6:30pm UW Campus, Odegaard Undergraduate Library, Room 220
DAAD Info Session 
Hanni Geist, DAAD Information Officer
Nov 20 2013 - 12:30pm to 1:20pm Denny Hall, 308 (Rey Library)
"(Post-)Apocalypse and Robinsonade: George R. Stewart and Arno Schmidt"
Sabine Frost, Visiting Lecturer (Universität Erfurt)
Nov 15 2013 - 1:30pm Denny 308
UW Germanics Wine & Wisdom Nov 14 2013 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm Boehm's Candies
Young Rebels Film Series: Vincent will meer (Vincent Wants to Sea, 2010) Nov 13 2013 - 6:30pm Savery 264
Die Weiße Rose :: An exhibit chronicling The White Rose resistance group in Nazi Germany. Nov 9 2013 to Jan 27 2014 UW Seattle Campus :: Odegaard Undergraduate Library
Frye Lecture: "Decadant Art as Politics in Fin-de-Siècle Central Europe" 
Naomi Hume (Associate Professor of Art History, Seattle University)
Nov 7 2013 - 6:30pm Frye Art Museum
Young Rebels Film Series: Der junge Törless (Young Törless, 1966) Nov 6 2013 - 6:30pm Savery 264
The Future of the Environmental Humanities: Research, Pedagogies, Institutions, and Publics Nov 1 2013 to Nov 3 2013 HUB 332, CMU 120
Walker-Ames Lecture: “Environmental Imagination at the Crossroads”
Lawrence Buell (Professor of American Literature, Harvard University)
Oct 31 2013 - 6:30pm 110 Kane Hall
"Young Törless" (1966) (German Title: "Der junge Törless") Oct 30 2013 - 6:30pm Savery 264
Spring in Vienna Info Session & Pizza Oct 30 2013 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm Denny Hall 308
Walker-Ames Lecture: “Hannah Arendt's Eichmann in Jerusalem, 50 Years Later”
Seyla Benhabib (Eugene Meyer Professor of Political Science and Philosophy, Yale University)
Oct 24 2013 - 6:30pm 220 Kane Hall
Young Rebels Film Series: Was tun, wenn's brennt? (What to Do in Case of Fire?) (2001)  Oct 23 2013 - 6:30pm Savery 264
Study Abroad Fair Oct 23 2013 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Mary Gates Hall Commons
Film Screening, Hannah Arendt (dir. Margarethe von Trotta, 2012) Oct 22 2013 - 7:00pm 220 Kane Hall
Young Rebels Film Series:  The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008) Oct 16 2013 - 6:30pm Savery 264
German Film Series -- Young Rebels:  Die fetten Jahre sind vorbei (The Edukators), dir. Hans Weingartner, 2004 Oct 9 2013 - 6:30pm Savery 264
First Department Meeting of the New Academic Year Sep 27 2013 - 1:30pm Rey Library, Denny Hall 308
Department Convocation Jun 15 2013 - 10:00am Simpson Center for the Humanities, Communications 202/204
Goethe Institute Exams Jun 12 2013 - 12:00am Rey Library, Denny Hall, Rom 308
Job Search Workshop Jun 4 2013 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm Rey Library, Denny 308
Classics Lunchtime Colloquium: "Ulysses Reading Plato: Shakespeare Stages the Alcibiades"
Ellwood Wiggins (Assistant Professor of Germanics, University of Washington)
May 23 2013 - 12:30pm 215A Denny Hall
Friday Lecture Series: "Wozu Fakten? Über Realität in der Erzählliteratur"
Gertrud Rösch (Distinguished Max Kade Visiting Professor, University of Washington; Full Professor, School of Modern Languages, University of Heidelberg)
May 17 2013 - 1:30pm Rey Library, Denny Hall 308
German Film Series:  Requiem (2006) May 16 2013 - 6:00pm Bagley Hall, 260
Goethe Exam Registration Deadline May 15 2013 - 12:00am
Das Experiment (2001, Oliver Hirschbiegel)  May 9 2013 - 6:00pm Bagley Hall 260
Frye Lecture: “‘Sin’ in the City: Franz von Stuck’s femme fatale in her Urban Context”
Heidi Tilghman, (Assistant Affiliate Professor of German, UW)
May 2 2013 - 6:30pm Frye Museum
Nosferatu: Phantom of the Night (1979, Werner Herzog) May 2 2013 - 6:00pm Bagley Hall, 260
Department Lunch Apr 26 2013 - 11:30am to 1:00pm Rey Library, Denny Hall 308
Die Mörder sind unter uns (The Murderers Are Among Us, 1946) Apr 25 2013 - 5:00pm Bagley Hall 216
Permanent Migrants: Muslim Europeans and the Racing of Religion
Fatima El-Tayeb - Associate Professor in Department of Literature Affiliated Faculty in Department of Ethnic Studies, Associate Director of Critical Gender Studies, University of California, San Diego
Apr 22 2013 - 4:00pm Communcations 226
Friday Lecture Series: "Gaukelnde Manier, die sich im Hervorziehen von Persönlichkeiten gefällt" - Heinrich Heines Charakteristik
Lutz-Henning Pietsch (Visiting Assistent Professor, University of Washington; Assistant Professor, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen)
Apr 19 2013 - 1:30pm Rey Library, Denny Hall 308
"Politics of Genius: Pro-republican Concepts of Leadership in Weimar Germany (and what happens to a literary scholar who tries to act on foreign territory)"
Dr. Carolin Lange (DAAD Visiting Scholar, University of Washington)
Mar 15 2013 - 1:30pm Rey Library, Denny Hall 308
“The Seven Habits of Highly Successful Digital_Humanists”
Todd Presner (Professor of Germanic Languages, Comparative Literature, and Jewish Studies at the University of California Los Angeles)
Mar 12 2013 - 4:00pm Rey Library, Denny Hall 308
German Film Series: Die weisse Massai / The white Massai (Hermine Huntgeburth, 2005) Mar 7 2013 - 5:30am Bagley Hall, 260
Circumcision as a Human Rights Issue: A Panel Discussion Mar 4 2013 - 7:00pm HUB 332
“Professionalization Workshop on Digital Humanities”
Verena Kick (Graduate Student, University of Washington, Germanics)
Mar 1 2013 - 1:30pm Rey Library, Denny Hall 308
German Film Series: Kebab Connection Feb 28 2013 - 5:30pm Bagley Hall, 260
"Losing Sight of the Holocaust:  A Short and Indelicate History of the Holocaust and Film"
Dr. Richard Block (Associate Professor of Germanics, University of Washington)
Feb 27 2013 - 7:00pm UW Hillel (in the cafe)
New Books in Print - Ferocious Reality: Documentary according to Werner Herzog
Eric Ames
Feb 27 2013 - 4:00pm Communications 202
German Film Series: Erleuchtung garantiert (Enlightenment Guaranteed) 1999 Feb 21 2013 - 5:30pm Bagley Hall, 260
"Traces of a Viennese Childhood: Uncovering the Early Life and Career of Edgar G. Ulmer"
Noah Isenberg (Director of Screen Studies and Associate Professor of Culture and Media at Eugene Lang College-The New School for Liberal Arts, NYC)
Feb 15 2013 - 1:30pm Rey Library, Denny Hall 308
German Film Series: Nirgendwo in Afrika (Nowhere in Africa) Feb 14 2013 - 5:30am Bagley Hall, 260
Frye Lecture:  “The Culture of Dreams in Europe around 1900”
Jane Brown (Joff Hanauer Distinguished Professor of Western Civilization Emerita, University of Washington)
Feb 7 2013 - 6:30pm Frye Museum
German Film Series: Im Juli (In July) Feb 7 2013 - 5:30pm Bagley Hall, 260
German Film Series: In weiter Ferne, so nah! (Faraway, so close!)   Jan 31 2013 - 5:30pm Bagley Hall 260