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February 2020

Daniel Morat, “More than Looted Art: The Humboldt Forum and Germany’s Colonial Legacy”

February 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
336 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Sponsored by the Center for German and European Studies Rendering of the rebuilt city palace of Berlin which will host the Humboldt Forum starting in 2020. © SHF In the fall of 2020, the Humboldt…

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March 2020

Daniel Sack, “Real Tears, Fake Tears: The Strange Act of Crying in the Theatre”

March 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
6191 Helen C White, 600 N Park St
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Daniel Sack, Professor of English at University of Massachusetts-Amherst Co-sponsored by Center for German and European Studies and Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies Daniel Sack holds a joint appointment in the Commonwealth Honors College and the English…

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Meike Hoffmann, “The Mosse Art Research Initiative (MARI) – A beacon of international provenance research”

March 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Sponsored by the Center for German and European Studies. Meike Hoffmann studied art history, classical archaeology, folklore, and library science at the University of Kiel and at the Free University of Berlin. In 2005, she…

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Christof Mauch, “Slow Hope”

March 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Sponsored by the Center for German & European Studies (CGES) and the Nelson Institute’s Center for Culture, History and the Environment (CHE) Departing from Rob Nixon’s concept of “slow violence”—which describes the gradual, almost invisible…

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“Decolonization at Sixty: Francophone Africa Six Decades from Independence” Conference

March 26 - March 28

Sponsored by the Law School and African Studies, with the Center for German and European Studies. Organized by Professor Jason Yackee. This event will offer an intellectually rigorous and cross-disciplinary exploration of the process of…

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Zaal Andronikashvili, Zentrum Für Literatur- Und Kulturforschung, Berlin

March 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
206 Ingraham, 1155 Observatory Dr
Madison, WI 53706

Sponsored by the Center for German and European Studies and the Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia  Details to come!

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Keynote: The Looking Glass Symposium

March 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St
Madison, WI 53706
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Co-sponsored by the Center of German and European Studies (CGES), the Department of French & Italian (FRIT) and the Graduate Association of French & Italian Students (GAFIS) Paola Bonifazio, Professor, University of Texas-Austin Paola Bonifazio…

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The Looking Glass Symposium

March 28 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St
Madison, WI 53706

Co-sponsored by the Center of German and European Studies (CGES), the Department of French & Italian (FRIT) and the Graduate Association of French & Italian Students (GAFIS) GAFIS Symposium Graduate student presentations, workshops, and roundtable

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April 2020

Viktoria Tkaczyk, “Thinking with Sound: New Agendas in the Sciences and Humanities around 1900”

April 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Curti Lounge, Room 5233, Mosse Humanities Building, 455 North Park St
Madison, WI 53706

Sponsored by the Center for German and European Studies and the Graduate Program in History of Science, Medicine and Technology, Department of History Viktoria Tkaczyk, Professor for the History of Knowledge, Humboldt University and Max…

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Sociology of Gender Brownbag with Sabine Hark

April 9 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Sponsored by the Center for German and European Studies, Sociology of Gender (FemSem), and the Department of Gender and Women's Studies  Sabine Hark is a German feminist and sociologist. She is Professor of Interdisciplinary Women and…

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