Sharing on-going research in German Studies

Now in its fifteenth 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. The events this year will be on Tuesdays during the Fall 2018 semester and Wednesdays during the Spring 2019 semester. View the events here.

Fall 2018

Speaker: Henry Pickford: “Normativity in Early Marx”
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 – 7:30 pm

Speaker: Jeffrey Hertel: “Between Function and Fantasy: August von Kotzebue, the Jena Romantics, and the Modulation of German Dramatic Satire around 1800”
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 – 7:30 pm

Speaker: Margaret Reif: “Von diesem Augenblicke an bekam der große Wald eine Seele”: Wilhelm Raabe’s Else von der Tanne and the Realist Fairytale Child”
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 – 7:30 pm

Spring 2019

Speaker: Ruth von Bernuth: “Luther in Yiddish”
Wednesday,  January 23, 2019 – 7:30 pm

Speaker: Dr. Richard Langston: “The Book, Cold Hard Cash, and the Mirror: Abstraction and Itinerancy in Ulrich Peltzer’s Littérature Engagée”
Wednesday,  March 05, 2019 – 7:30 pm

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