University of Wisconsin–Madison

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War’s End? The Legacy of Migration and Displacement, Europe 1918-2018
War’s End? The Legacy of Migration and Displacement, Europe 1918-2018 @ Pyle Center
Nov 8 – Nov 10 all-day
In commemoration of the end of World War I and the 20th anniversary of the Center for German & European Studies, this conference explores the social, legislative, and cultural legacy of population displacement unleashed by …
Runes to Release the Child from the Mother: Healing and Obstetrics in Medieval Northern Europe 5:00 pm
Runes to Release the Child from the Mother: Healing and Obstetrics in Medieval Northern Europe @ 1313 Sterling Hall
Nov 8 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Runes to Release the Child from the Mother: Healing and Obstetrics in Medieval Northern Europe @ 1313 Sterling Hall | Madison | Wisconsin | United States
What is known about birth and midwifery in the pagan North? Join us for Professor Verena Hoefig’s presentation as she discusses the role of female goddesses and beings, especially of Freyja, Frigg, Oddrun, and the disir, for …
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Andersrum: Welcome to the Otherhood 2.0 Graduate Student Conference
Andersrum: Welcome to the Otherhood 2.0 Graduate Student Conference @ Memorial Union
Nov 9 – Nov 10 all-day
Andersrum: Welcome to the Otherhood 2.0 Graduate Student Conference @ Memorial Union | Madison | Wisconsin | United States
This is the 20th Annual German and Dutch Graduate Student Conference! This year’s key note speaker will be Dr. Katharina Schuhmann, from Penn State. Dr. Weijia Li. will lead a workshop called “The Search for …
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“Hygge, Health and Happiness,” Talk by Danish Professor Claus Elholm Andersen 7:00 pm
“Hygge, Health and Happiness,” Talk by Danish Professor Claus Elholm Andersen @ 104 Van Hise
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm
What is HYGGE? And how does it relate to happiness and health? In this talk, Professor Andersen will introduce the concept of HYGGE, explain how it relates to the Scandinavian way of life, and show …
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Theater Pedagogy in the Language Classroom: A Conversation with Professor Brigitte Jirku, University of Valencia 12:00 pm
Theater Pedagogy in the Language Classroom: A Conversation with Professor Brigitte Jirku, University of Valencia @ Van Hise 205
Nov 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
An informal presentation and brownbag discussion by Professor Brigitte Jirku. Bring your lunch and come prepared to exchange ideas about using theater in the language classroom.
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“Confronting Political Dishonesty: Lessons from Central Europe” 4:00 pm
“Confronting Political Dishonesty: Lessons from Central Europe” @ CREECA
Nov 15 @ 4:00 pm
Aspen Brinton, Associate Professor of International Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University, is a political theorist specializing in democratic theory, dissident movements, East-Central Europe, phenomenology, and the intellectual history of civil society and free speech. Her …
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Workshop Series on Academic Publishing 3:30 pm
Workshop Series on Academic Publishing @ Van Hise Hall, Room 114
Nov 16 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Episode Three: Dissertations, Proposals, and How to Publish What: For Advisors and Students, featuring Executive Editor Gwen Walker
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The Annual Polish Film Festival 1:00 pm
The Annual Polish Film Festival @ The Marquee Theater, Union South
Nov 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Annual Polish Film Festival @ The Marquee Theater, Union South
November 18, 12:30PM     HAPPINESS OF THE WORLD (2016; comedy, drama)   The film tells the story of the inhabitants of an unusual apartment building in Silesia, near the Polish-German border: Rose, a beautiful …
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TA Mentor Pedagogical Workshop #4 3:30 pm
TA Mentor Pedagogical Workshop #4 @ Room: TBA
Nov 28 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
All GNS graduate language instructors welcome! Topic and Room: TBA
Theater Screening: “Onegin” 6:00 pm
Theater Screening: “Onegin” @ Marquee Cinema
Nov 28 @ 6:00 pm
Theater Screening: "Onegin" @ Marquee Cinema | Madison | Wisconsin | United States
Timofey Kulyabin’s Golden Mask Award winning Onegin removes all expectations of Pushkin’s novel in verse and places you not in some historical epoch, but in today’s world, immersed in the inner thoughts, hopes, despairs, passions …
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