Past Event

Guest Lecture by Frauke Berndt: "Castrating Classicism: Karoline von Günderrode's "Don Juan"

November 19, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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via Zoom, online

Frauke Berndt is currently the Max Kade Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Department of Germanic Languages at Columbia University. She teaches as Professor of German Literature at the University of Zurich, after holding positions at the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, The University of Chicago, and Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen. Berndt has published widely on rhetoric, aesthetics, and literary theory. Currently she is leading the international research groups ETHOS (finishing in 2022) as well as FORM (starting in 2022), and is working on a monograph on ambiguity.

The lecture will be in English and all quotes will be translated. For those who read German, Karoline von Günderrode’s “Don Juan” is attached here. 

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Dept. of Germanic Languages
(212) 854-3202