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Lawn Ceremony 10:00 am

Friday, April 26: Minor Hall 125 9:00am-11:30am

                             Monroe Hall 124 2:30pm - 6:00pm

Saturday, April 27: Monroe Hall 124 10:00am - 1:00pm



“Shelf-Lives of Books: Libraries and the Institutionalization of World Literature”

This lecture suggests an indelible connection between “the book,” “the...

Hans Joas (University of Freiburg, Institute for Advanced Studies / University of Chicago, Sociology)
"The Sacredness of the Person: On the Origins of Human Rights"


Stefanie Arend (University of Rostock)
CGS workshop: “Die Pegnitzschäfer - Nürnberger Barockdichtung”
10:00am-2:00pm, Minor 130


Stefanie Arend (University of Rostock)
“Spaziergang durch Bilder. Im Spielraum des Emblems”
2:30-4:00, Nau 242

Dr. Barbara Gügold
“Germany Today: Not Separate, Yet Not Quite Unified"
2:00-4:00, South Meeting Room, 3rd Floor

film shown in 35mm with English subtitles and *free admission* (free tickets available at the door until the theater is full)
Event co-sponsored by the Center for German Studies at the...


James Chandler (University of Chicago)
"Maria Edgeworth and the Lunar Enlightenment"
Special lecture co-sponsored by the Department of English, University of Virginia

Jane Newman (University of California, Irvine)
"Auerbach's Dante: Poetical Theology and the Question of World Literature"


Paul Reitter (Ohio State University)
"On the History of 'Jewish Self-Hatred'"