All films will be shown on WEDNESDAY evenings from 6:30pm - 9:00pm in Building 420, Room 040.
There will be a general introduction to each film, and each screening will be followed by an opportunity for discussion.
The so-called European refugee crisis – a reference less to the plight of the millions desperately fleeing military, political and economic warzones than to the inconvenience their massive arrival is causing the European Union – has dominated debates across the continent since 2015.
"The Neural Subject"
Professor Günter Blamberger holds a Chair in German Philology at the University of Cologne and is Director of the Center for Advanced Study in the Humanities (Internationales Kolleg Morphomata) in Cologne. Since 1996 he has served as President of the International Kleist-Society, and editor of the Kleist-Yearbook. He was responsible for Kleist-Bicentenary in 2011. His biography on Heinrich von Kleist(Fischer, 2011) received an award as Germany’s best nonfiction-book of that year. It will be published by Chicago University Press in 2016.
Does reading Dostoyevsky help you understand Putin? What do manga tell us about Japanese politics? In this roundtable discussion, scholars from social sciences with talk with literature faculty about the place of culture in area studies.