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The Cornell International Fair

August 29th, 2018 - 11:30AM-2:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: First Floor Terrace

The Cornell International Fair showcases hundreds of opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to internationalize their Cornell experience. Drop by to talk with faculty, staff, and program reps about study abroad, exchanges, language study, international majors and minors, fellowships, internships, courses with international travel, service learning, and more. This event is jo...

IGCS Colloquium

September 7th, 2018 - 2:30PM-7:00PM

Location: 181 Goldwin Smith Hall

Karl Niekerk (Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)...

Expertise and Authority / September 21-22, 2018

September 21st, 2018 - 12:00AM-7:00PM

Location: A.D. White House

An international conference of the Thematic Network “Literature, Knowledge, Media,” a collaborative initiative of the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin; Cornell University; Harvard University; New York University; Princeton University; Yale University; and the University of California, Berkeley....

The Emperor’s Nightingale

September 30th, 2018 - 4:30PM-5:42PM

Location: Willard Straight Theatre

Ithaca Premiere!  1948 > Czechoslovakia > Directed by Jiri Trnka Trnka's adaptation of a classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale - about a Chinese emperor ensorcelled by the song of a mechanical nightingale - is an enchanting animated jewel box awash in hallucinatory, storybook imagery. Screening with The Devil's Mill (1949, 20 mins). Neither film has dialogue. Recommende...

Eyal Weizman: Forensic Architecture: Counter Investigations

October 10th, 2018 - 5:15PM-7:00PM

Location: Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium

Eyal Weizman is an architect, professor of spatial and visual cultures, and director of forensic architecture. He is a founding member of the architectural collective DAAR in Beit Sahour, Palestine. His books include Forensic Architecture: Violence at the Threshold of Detectability (Zone Books, 2017), The Conflict Shoreline (with Fazal Sheikh, Steidl Verlag, 2015), FORENSIS (with Anselm Franke, St...

Alexander Kluge: New Perspectives on Creative Arts and Critical Practice; October 11-13, 2018

October 11th, 2018 - 4:30PM-7:00PM

Location: A.D. White House


IGCS Book Party

October 29th, 2018 - 5:00PM-7:00PM

Location: A.D. White House

Book party to celebrate the publication of Cosmic Miniatures and the Future Sense: Alexander Kluge's 21st-century Literary Experiments in German Culture and Narrative Form (De Gruyter 2017), a new book by Leslie A. Adelson, Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of German Studies at Cornell....

IGCS Colloquium

November 2nd, 2018 - 2:30PM-7:00PM

Location: 181 Goldwin Smith Hall

Vance Byrd (German, Grinnell College) Intermediale Selbstthematisierung: Nineteenth-Century Illustrated Periodicals, Panoramas, and Commemoration...

IGCS Colloquium

November 16th, 2018 - 2:30PM-7:00PM

Location: 181 Goldwin Smith Hall

Matthew Stoltz (German Studies, Cornell University) Lessing, Novalis, and the Redemption of the Image...

IGCS Colloquium

November 30th, 2018 - 2:30PM-7:00PM

Location: 181 Goldwin Smith Hall

Samuel Frederick (Germanic & Slavic Languages and Literatures, PennState) Collecting. A Poetics...

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