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Fall 2018

  • September 13th 4:10pm, Location TBA:  Max Kade Center Lecture Series, "Rag-Picking: Siegfried Kracauer and the Redemption of Historical Reality" talk by Till van Rahden, Associate Professor of History at the Université de Montréal. Read more about his work  here.   
  • September 14th, 3:00pm, Buttrick Hall 212: Max Kade Center Lecture Series, "When, How, and Why did Jews Become a 'Minority'? Remapping Difference in Central Europe, 1815-1919" talk by Till van Rahden, Canada Research Chair in German and European Studies at the Université de Montréal. Read more about his work  here
  • October 4th-7th, Memorizing the Future: Collecting in the 21st Century. Find out more about this conference here.   
  • October 12th,  3:00pm, Buttrick Hall 306:  Max Kade Lecture Series, "A Small State on the Global Stage: Bulgaria's 'Developing World' in the 1970s" talk by Theodora Dragostinova, Associate Professor of History at The Ohio State University.  Read more about her work here.         
  • October 26th, 3:00pm, Buttrick Hall 306: "The Metaphors We Use" talk by Holly Case, Associate Professor of History at Brown University. Read more about her work here
  • November 27th, 4:00pm, Buttrick Hall 206: "The Political Thought of Moisei Ostrogorski (1854-1921): Democracy, Organization and Political Parties" talk by Philipp Erbentraut, John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow & Visiting Scholar at Harvard University. Read more about his work here. 

Spring 2019

  • January 25th, 3:10pm, Buttrick Hall 206: Max Kade Lecture Series, "Inventing Color in the Nineteenth Century" talk by Carolyn Purnell 
  • Feburary 4th, 3:10pm, Buttrick Hall 206: Max Kade Lecture Series, "Performing States of In-Between: Human-Nonhuman Interactions in Recent German Performances" Talk by Sabine Wilke, Professor of Germanics at the University of Washington. Read more about her work here.
  • February 21st-22nd, 3:10pm, Buttrick Hall 206: Max Kade Lecture Series, "Heidegger and Freud Among the Ruins" talk by Aleksandra Prica, Assistant Professor of German Literature at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Read more about her work here.
  • March 13th, 4:15pm, Buttrick Hall 102: Max Kade Lecture Series, "Linguistic Amnesia: Superlative German Reactions to Post-1945 Genocides" talk by Andrew Port, Professor of History at Wayne State University. Read more about his work here. 
  • March 28th, 4:00pm, Buttrick Hall 206: Max Kade Lecture Series, "The Outsiders: Refugees in Modern European and Western History" talk by Philipp Ther, Institut für Osteuropäische Geschichte at the Universität Wien. Read more about his work here.
  • April 11th, Time and Location TBA: "Solving the Housing Crisis: The Ghettoization of Jews in the Nazi Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia" by Ben Frommer, Associate Professor of History at Northwestern University. Read more about his work here.