Applying to the German House

Update:

As the application dealing has passed, it is no longer possible to apply through the housing website. Anyone still wishing to apply to the German House for the year 2015/16, can request the application by writing an email to Mr. McDonald, Professor of the German Department (wcm@virginia.edu), or the German the Language Advisor of the German House, Maximiliane Wagner (mw8yw@virginia.edu).

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The application process for the German House is currently running. If you wish to apply, please visit the housing page, the last day for applying is November 14th, 2014.

For applying, please visit

http://www.virginia.edu/housing/applications.php

Select the ‘Returning Student Option’ and proceed with your application as normal. When choosing the facility, simply choose ‘German Language House’ and fill out the questionnaire.

http://www.german.virginia.edu/german-house

For further information, please visit Application

German Movie Night schedule

GermanMovieNight14

GermanMovieNight14

Jeden Mittwoch, 19:30 in New Cabell 236.

September 24th, Das Leben ist eine Baustelle(Life is all you get)
Oktober 1st, Das Leben der Anderen(The Lives of Others)
October 8th, Yella
October 15th, Das Wunder von Bern(The Miracle of Bern)
October 22th, Lore
October 29th, Gegen die Wand(Head-on)
November 5th, Soul Kitchen
November 12th, Sommersturm(Sommer Storm)
November 19th, Lola rennt(Run Lola Run)
December 3rd, Good bye, Lenin!

UVa German Graduate Conference (February 28, 2014)

“We’ve been here before”: Manifestations of Repetition in Literature, Art, Music, and Science.

The University of Virginia German Department cordially invites you to attend the 21st annual German Graduate Studies Conference. The weekend conference will begin on February 28, 2014 and end on March 1, 2014. For more information about the conference, speakers, and schedule, please visit the conference website.

Possible topics include but are not limited to:

· Motifs – Synonyms – Onomatopoeia
· Memory – Recollection – Déjá vu – Amnesia
· Repeating History – Time Travel
· Borrowing – Recycling – Imitation – Emulation
· Re-readings – Reviews – Revisions – Editions
· References– Copying – Plagiarism – Forgery
· Redundancy – Tautology
· Habits –Tediousness – Sisyphean Tasks
· Replication – Cloning – Mutation – Technology
· Patterns – Cycles – Waves – Clocks
· Echoes – Resonance – Reflections – Mirroring
· Adaptations – Retellings – Translations
· Form – Structure – Symmetry
· Printing – Print Culture – Photographs
· Practice – Perfection
· Rhythm – Beat – Sampling – Refrain – Reprise

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