Events

University of Manchester student wins Wiener Library Translation Competition

On May 23rd, Stuart Dunlop, a final year German student at the University of Manchester, was declared a winner in the Oxford German Network Olympiad 2017, in the Wiener Library Translation Competition. His translation of a 1940 Martin Miller cabaret monologue into English was chosen out of students nationwide, and he will receive the award of […]

2 May: “Black German” Launch in Liverpool

Black German The Autobiography of Theodor Michael Translated by Eve Rosenhaft   Date: 2nd May 2017 Start time: 17:00 End time: 19:00 Cost: Admission is free. Location: Leggate Theatre, Victoria Gallery and Museum, Ashton St, Liverpool L69 3DR Open to: General Public Contact: For more information contact Heather Gallagher at h.c.gallagher@liv.ac.uk   About the event Join us for the launch of Black German, […]

2 – 3 May: I Exist Only as a Reflection: Theatre Performance and Workshops at Lancaster University

    Lancaster University invites you to the performance ‘I Exist Only as a Reflection’ and accompanying workshops, which are part of this year’s Hear Me Roar feminist festival. The performance will take place on the 2nd of May at the Nuffield Theatre and consists of a stage monologue portraying parallels in the works of Elfriede […]

15 March: Translation Workshop at the University of Liverpool

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Liverpool invites you to attend its fourth annual Translation Workshop. This year, the workshop focuses on crime fiction, with special guest speaker Shaun Whiteside. Please note that no knowledge of languages other than English is required! Time: Wed 15 March, 1-5pm Venue: Rendall Building, […]

Thursday 9th March: Joseph Vogl on ‘Financial Governance’ at UoM

CIDRAL PUBLIC LECTURE   Thursday 9th March, 17pm-19pm, University of Manchester, Samuel Alexander Building, Room A113, followed by a wine reception at Kro Bar.   Joseph Vogl (Professor of Modern German Literature, Cultural, and Media Studies, Humboldt-University Berlin) will deliver a lecture entitled ‘Financial Governance’. Power and political structures, as well as economic strategies are at the […]

February 21: Melbourne/Manchester Collaborative Research “Censorship in the GDR”

ALL WELCOME!!   Melbourne/Manchester Collaborative Research Censorship under Communism: Institutions and Agents of Control in Literary Communication in the German Democratic Republic   First Workshop Manchester 21 February 2017 10.30am – 5pm Venue: C138, Ellen Wilkinson Building (Meeting Room HCRI)     10.30 Alison Lewis and Steve Parker: Introduction to the Project 10.45 Alison Lewis: […]

Toni Erdmann (2016) in cinemas in Liverpool, Manchester and Lancaster

“If you feel there’s no space in your life for a 162-minute German comedy, make room.” The Daily Telegraph Winfried (Simonischek) is a divorced retiree who delights in persistent pranks and impersonations that alienate everyone in his German suburb. He is also estranged from his daughter, Ines (Sandra Hüller), a high-ranking management consultant who is […]

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