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Stanford - Berkeley - Princeton - Toronto Colloquium on Medieval German Studies



Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 1:30pm - 4:45pm


Building 260 (Pigott Hall), Rm 252



Stanford - Berkeley - Princeton - Toronto Colloquium on Medieval German Studies

This two-day colloquium features graduate work by students from the four above named institutions conducting research in the area of medieval German studies. Their papers are available to be read in advance (contact Kathryn Starkey at for access to the DropBox folder). The afternoon sessions will be devoted to discussing the papers. Two highlights of the colloquium will be talks by Sally Poor (Princeton) and Markus Stock (Toronto) at Stanford and Berkeley respectively. Access to all events is free and open to the Stanford/Berkeley communities.


Discussion of pre-circulated graduate papers

1:30-2:15PM       Der Wechsel: Forms of Dialogue and Media of Exchange
                              Erik Born, University of California, Berkeley

2:20-3:05PM       Picturing Histories and Telling Times: How vision becomes narrative in the Annolied
Gráinne Watson, Stanford University

3:10-3:55PM       Spaces ad elevationem: the Interplay of Visual-Acoustic Mise-en-Scène and Imagination
                              Nicola Vohringer, University of Toronto

4:00-4:45PM       dum se vertit et bipertit motus in contrarios: The Divided Subject in Twelfth-Centry Latin and Middle High German Love Lyric
                              Kenneth Fockele, University of California, Berkeley


 Sponsored by the Department of German Studies, CMEMS, and the Department of Religious Studies