Chronik Archive Current Year

Recent contributions of all department members to the field of Germanic Studies.
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July 2-3, 2019

Emily Dreyfus, “Music and Failure in Third Reich Cinema.” Paper given at Cinepoetics: Center for Advanced Film Studies at the Free University, Berlin, July 2-3, 2019.

September 14, 2019

Catriona MacLeod, “Two-Way Streets: Disciplinary and Interdisciplinary Scholarship in German Studies.” Presentation at the conference Re-Imagining the Discipline: German Studies, the Humanities, and the University, Cornell University, September 14, 2019.

October 3-6, 2019

Joseph Haydt, "Goethe as a Heterodox Thinker," participant in a seminar held at the Conference of the Germanic Studies Association, Portland, OR, October 3-6, 2019.

October 3-6, 2019

Sophie Salvo, co-organizer, “‘Special Languages’: Linguistic Others and Social Order,” seminar at the German Studies Association Annual Conference, Portland Oregon, October 3-6, 2019.

October 3-6, 2019

Alexander Sorenson, “Ottilie’s Augenblick: Drowning, Diegesis, and Goethe’s Poetic Realism.” Talk given at the German Studies Association annual convention. Portland, OR, October 3-6, 2019.

October 3-6, 2019

Jessica Resvick, “Materiality and Erasure: Realist Knowledge Transmission in Gottfried Keller’s ‘Die Geisterseher.’” Talk given at the Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, Portland, OR, October 3-6, 2019.

October 3-6, 2019

Emily Dreyfus, “Musical Interludes and Zones of Political Consensus in German Cinema under National Socialism.” Talk given at the Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, Portland, OR, October 3-6, 2019.

November 8, 2019

Catriona MacLeod, “Writing/Screening the Non-Poet: Dominik Graf’s The Vow/Das Gelübde (2007),” at the conference “Refractions of the Literary Past: German Cinema and the Age of Goethe,” University of Illinois at Chicago, November 8, 2019.

January 9, 2020

Noah Zeldin, "Brecht and Weill: Collaboration in the Weimar Era." Post-concert talk at the Goethe-Institut Chicago, following "Words and Music: The Music of Kurt Weill" by Spider Saloff and Bradley Williams.


January 12, 2020

Matthew Johnson, "Another Language: Paul Celan in Yiddish," Panel: Paul Celan in the Middle East, Modern Language Association, Seattle, January 12, 2020.

January 2020

Alexander Sorenson: Organizing a panel series on the topic of "Nature and Reality in the German 19th Century" for the Modern Language Association annual convention. January 2020, Seattle, WA. 

February 5, 2020

Noah Zeldin, "The German Learning Play in Practice and Transformation." Workshop and lecture at DePaul University, Chicago, February 5, 2020.

February 21, 2020

Catriona MacLeod. “Scraps and Albums at the Margins of the Archives,” at conference “Media Inventories of the 19th Century,” University of Missouri, 21 February, 2020.

April 20, 2020

Matthew Johnson. Virtual talk. "Another Language - Paul Celan in Yiddish". Featured in this article: "Be healthy": The link between Yiddish and German. April 20, 2020.