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Germany and the Middle East: Discourses and Other Practices

Germany and the Middle East: Discourses and Other Practices
50 St. Jospeh St., Odette Hall 323
Time: Nov 18th, 2:15 pm End: Oct 18th, 4:00 pm
Interest Categories: Slavic Studies (FAS), Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations (FAS), Medieval Studies (FAS), Language Studies (UTM), Jewish Studies, History (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), German (FAS), Geography & Planning (FAS), East Asian Studies (FAS), Diaspora/Transnational, Critical Theory, Comparative Literature (FAS), Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (UTM), Art (FAS), Anthropology (UTM), Anthropology (FAS), 2000-, 1500-1800
Lecture by Nina Berman, Ohio State University

The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures and the Joint Initiative for German and European Studies are pleased to present:

Nina Berman, Comparative Studies, Ohio State University

Germany and the Middle East: Discourses and Other Practices

Friday 18 November 2011, 2:15 -- 4:00 pm

Odette Hall 323, St. Michael's College, 50 St. Jospeh St. (at Bay)

Nina Berman is Professor of Comparative Studies at Ohio State University  and specializes in World Literature, German orientalism and colonialism, globalization and culture, critical theory, travel literature, and translation studies in both her research and teaching.

Professor Berman's talk considers the relationship of German literary and other cultural discourses on the Middle East to social, economic, and political practices and material dimensions.  Examples will focus, among others, on the interaction between German-speaking countries and the Ottoman Empire.

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If you need special accommodations for this event, please contact german@chass.utoronto.ca  or call (416) 926-2321 by 24 October 2011.


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