Sharing on-going research in German Studies

Now in its fourteenth year, Works in Progress provides the entire Carolina-Duke Graduate Program in German Studies with regular opportunities to introduce new and on-going research projects. View event here.

Fall 2017

Speaker: Stefani Engelstein: ” The East Within Muslims, Jews and Race in the Long Nineteenth Century”
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 – 7:30pm

Speaker: Kyung L. Gagum – ” The Intertextuality in Fritz Lang’s Metropolis and the Japanese Animation Metropolis “Century”
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 – 7:30pm

Speaker: Christina Weiler – ” Johann Gottfried Herder and Metaphors of Environmental Empathy”
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 – 7:30pm

Spring 2018

Speaker: Eric Downing – ” Walter Benjamin: Child Reading”
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 – 7:30pm

Speaker: Priscilla Layne – “Wenn eine Eisbärin spräche, könnten wir verstehen?: Animals, Fantasy, Race and Gender in Intercultural Writing”
Monday, March 5, 2018 – 7:30pm

Speaker: Christoph Schaub – ” Making Proletarian Worlds: Internationalist World Literature and Montage Aesthetics in the Republic”
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 – 7:30pm