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Adventskaffee and Study Break (Dec. 7th, 2:30 pm)

Come join us for a relaxing afternoon and a pick-me-up during exam preparation! The German Society and German House happily invite you to a Study Break and Adventskaffee at the German House this Saturday. The German House is located at Bice House Apt. 205, 583 Brandon Avenue. Adventsplätzchen with delicious Lebkuchen, Spekulatius, and coffee await you! We look forward to seeing you at the German House this Saturday if you need a Study Break!

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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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