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2006-07

Heinrich Heine im 21. Jahrhundert. Anmerkungen zu einem neuen Heine-Bild

Department of German Studies is pleased to present Prof Dr Bernd Kortländer.
Tuesday, March 20th, 2007
15:00-17:00
688 Sherbrooke St. W., room 1041
Prof Dr. Kortländer is the Assistant Director of the Heinrich Heine Institute and a leading international authority on Heinrich Heine. All are welcome.

Annual undergraduate literary salon

This year's undergraduate literary salon, organized by the department's students, took place on Tuesday, February 20th at 5:00 in room 404 at Thompson House.

Moving Beyond the Dissertation. Crime and Sexuality in German Literature 1900-1933

The department is pleased to welcome Prof Sophie Boyer of Bishop's University. Prof Boyer is an alumna of our department. After publishing her thesis she has moved on to a new project that she will be presenting. All are welcome.

Time: Friday, February 9, 3 p.m.
Place: 688 Sherbrooke St W, room 1041

Aspekte der Kulturpolitik der DDR in Kanada

On Tuesday, November 21 at 3 p.m., there will be a lecture (in German) by Prof Manuel Meune (Université de Montréal) on Aspekte der Kulturpolitik der DDR in Kanada (1975 – 1990) The lecture will be followed by a question period. 688 Sherbrooke St. W., room 1025. For further information call 514-398-5051

Ludwig Laher to read at McGill

On Friday, November 17, 9.30 – 11.00 a.m. Austrian author Ludwig Laher will read from his novel HERZFLEISCHENTARTUNG. The reading (in German) will be briefly introduced, and followed by a question period. 688 Sherbrooke St. W., room 1025. Dr Laher's visit to McGill is co-sponsored by the Austrian Embassy to Canada. He will also be taking part in the Salon des livres. For further information call 514-398 5051.

WORKSHOP, Nov. 3rd:

"Interacting with Print: Cultural Practices of Intermediality, 1700-1830" Sponsored by the Centre for German and European Studies. For more information, click here Interacting with print [.pdf] or Program Interacting with Print Workshop [.pdf].

Conference on Reception of Faust in Non-Christian Cultures

Prof Adrian Hsia and the Department, in conjunction with Jochen Golz, President, The International Goethe Society, Weimar planned an international conference on Faust, The Reception of Faust in non-Christian Cultures," which was held October 4-7, 2006. The Department wishes to thank the Social Sciences and Humanities Council of Canada, the Faculty of Arts, McGill University, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the German Consulate General in Montreal for their generous support.

You may directly consult the program and poster here: poster for Reception of Faust October 2006 [.pdf], Program for Reception of Faust - October 2006 [.pdf].

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