Intensive A1 Beginners Turkish and German courses
Seminar: Re-Animations or: How to use dead things

Seminar: Re-Animations or: How to use dead things

  • 22 Apr 2017

Miriam Sachs, Berlin author, director and scenographer, will speak about her approach to Kleist and Kafka, and about her very own process of reanimation which is a tightrope walk between literature and fanfiction, remodelling and reshaping, bridging the broad fields of docu-fiction, fake art and falsification.

 

Thursday, 27th April 2017, 3pm

CASiLaC Seminar Room, ORB 1.24

ALL WELCOME!

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Visit from Holocaust Survivor Herman Polak

Visit from Holocaust Survivor Herman Polak

  • 10 Apr 2017

Cork Educate Together Secondary School in association with UCC Historical Society and UCC Department of German hosted a visit from Herman Polak, a Holocaust Survivor, who spoke about his experiences as a Jewish 'hidden child' during the war. 

His story is both compelling and moving and part of a rapidly dwindling cohort of eye-witness testimonies.

The event was on Wednesday 5th April 2017

To view this event, please click here: https://ucc.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=7165537c-b7ca-47ac-89da-2387a928e7a8

 

 

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Österreich-Tage @UCC, March 31 - April 1 2017

Österreich-Tage @UCC, March 31 - April 1 2017

  • 04 Mar 2017

Further education event will take place at University College Cork for the first time

 

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Developing Fluency and Cnfidence in Spoken German

Developing Fluency and Cnfidence in Spoken German

  • 20 Jan 2017

For the third year running, the German Department is offering its very successful once-off half-day course.  This is aimed at Senior Cycle students and will take place on Saturday 4th March 2017 from 10am to 2.15pm.  The course will be taught by experienced second and third level teachers, including some native speakers, and will focus on oral communication skills, including expanding vocabulary, pronunciation and fluency, as well as strengthening grammar basics.  The cost will be 35 for the day, which will consist of five sessions.

Here is a selection of responses from 2016 attendees:

  • I loved the active learning and how encouraging the teachers were;

  • Just talking in German to people and hearing it all morning;

  • Everyone had to participate.

We look forward to seeing you on 4th March!  Click here for more details:  School Relations

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Students of German Department receive Quercus Talented Student Awards
Exhibition: Caspar Walter Rauh. Discovering an unknown German Surrealist

Exhibition: Caspar Walter Rauh. Discovering an unknown German Surrealist

  • 06 Oct 2016

The Department of German at UCC, in cooperation with the Boole Library, will launch an art exhibition presenting engravings by the German surrealist Caspar Walter Rauh on Thursday, 13 October 2016 in the UCC Boole Library.

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Liliane Weissberg: Hannah Anredt in Jerusalem

Liliane Weissberg: Hannah Anredt in Jerusalem

  • 26 Apr 2016

 

The CASiLaC Research Cluster European Thought and Global Inspiration cordially invites you to a new lecture in the series German Thinkers and the European Tradition

Liliane Weissberg

University of Pennsylvania

Hannah Anredt in Jerusalem

Thursday 28th April, 5pm

CACSSS Mary Ryan Seminar Room, ORB G27

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Ich spreche heute nur Deutsch!

Ich spreche heute nur Deutsch!

  • 18 Apr 2016

Second Year BComm International with German, year abroad 2016-17 in Germany/Austria got new Tshirts!

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Stanley Corngold: Kafka and the Poetry of Risk Insurance

Stanley Corngold: Kafka and the Poetry of Risk Insurance

  • 07 Apr 2016

 

The CASiLaC Research Cluster European Thought and Global Inspiration cordially invites you to a new lecture in the series German Thinkers and the European Tradition

 

Stanley Corngold

Kafka and the Poetry of Risk Insurance

Thursday 14th April, 5pm

CACSSS Mary Ryan Seminar Room, ORB G27

 

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Efforts to build world economy limited by lack of languages

Efforts to build world economy limited by lack of languages

  • 07 Mar 2016

BuGI conference in Royal Irish Academy 4th March 2016

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Gert Hofmann: Dionysus, Nietzsche, Artaud. European Theatre between Religion, Philosophy, and Art

Gert Hofmann: Dionysus, Nietzsche, Artaud. European Theatre between Religion, Philosophy, and Art

  • 03 Mar 2016

The CASiLaC Research Cluster European Thought and Global Inspiration cordially invites you to a new lecture in the series German Thinkers and the European Tradition

Dr Gert Hofmann

Dionysus, Nietzsche, Artaud. European Theatre between Religion, Philosophy, and Art

Thursday 3rd March 2016, 5pm, ORB 2.44

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Website launched for Cork-Cologne Twinning Project

Website launched for Cork-Cologne Twinning Project

  • 23 Feb 2016

Intercultural Learning Through Digital Skills: The Virtual Irish-German Classroom

UCC-Department of German meets Cologne University of Applied Sciences in an online classroom

As part of a twinning project, funded by Cork City Council, between the colleges in 2015- 2016 two student groups came together and worked throughout a semester in a virtual Irish-German Classroom. The aim was to develop intercultural learning skills through the use of digital skills and by completing an on-line intercultural exchange project.

Visit the project's website here: http://corkcolognetwinning.eu/

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Half Day Schools Course 27th February

Half Day Schools Course 27th February

  • 20 Jan 2016

The German Department is offering a half day course for senior cycle school students.  It will concentrate on spoken German:

Developing Fluency and Competence in Spoken German.

Date:  Saturday 27th February

Time: 10am - 1pm

Cost: 30 Euro

Contact:  german@ucc.ie or telephone 021 490 2078

Payment link:  http://uccshop.ie/product-category/online-bookings/german-language-courses/

Poster Schools Feb 2016

Schools App Form 27 Feb 2016

  

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Congratulations to our Students

Congratulations to our Students

  • 21 Jan 2016

We are proud to announce that our Students

Anne Buckley, Róisín Harrington, and Aisling O'Sullivan

received a DAAD Summer Course Scholarship this year!

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GRADireland Language Fair 4th Nov 2015
Reading with renowned German poet Jan Wagner and Iain Galbraith

Reading with renowned German poet Jan Wagner and Iain Galbraith

  • 15 Sep 2015

Reading and Talk with renowned German poet Jan Wagner and his translator Iain Galbraith.

Wagner will read in German. Galbraith will read his English translations of the poems.

Tuesday 15 September 2015at 6 p.m.

CACSSS Seminar Room

The Reading is part of the seriesThis Dust of Words: Poetry and/as Translation.

https://thisdustofwords.wordpress.com/

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Professor Helmut Pfotenhauer: Jean Paul  - ein europäischer Schriftsteller

Professor Helmut Pfotenhauer: Jean Paul - ein europäischer Schriftsteller

  • 09 Sep 2015

German Thinkers and the EUROPEAN TRADITION

Professor Helmut Pfotenhauer

University of Würzburg

Jean Paul  - ein europäischer Schriftsteller

 

Wednesday, 9th September, 5.45pm

CACSSS Seminar Room

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Evening Courses 2015

Evening Courses 2015

  • 20 Aug 2015

The German Department is delighted to announce the following 24-week courses from September 2015:

A1 Beginners - Monday 6-8pm
A1 continuation - evening tbc, 6-8pm
A2 - Thursday 6-8pm
B1 - Tuesday 6-8pm

Application deadline 11th September

Courses will cost €390 / €340 (concession)

Please contact Veronica or Deborah at german@ucc.ie or 021 490 2078 for more details.

http://www.ucc.ie/en/german/evening/

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Summer Intensive Beginners Course

Summer Intensive Beginners Course

  • 03 Jul 2015

The German Department is offering an Intensive Beginners German Summer course

This will take place on Saturday 18th and Saturday 25th July from 9.30am to 3.30pm each day.  The cost will be €100 / €80.

 

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Hannah Arendt. A Film by Margarethe von Trotta

Hannah Arendt. A Film by Margarethe von Trotta

  • 28 May 2015

Thursday, 28 May 2015

A look at the life of philosopher and political theorist Hannah Arendt, who reported for The New Yorker on the war crimes trial of the Nazi Adolf Eichmann.

OV, English subtitles

7pm, ORB 1.56

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Germany’s Confrontation with the Holocaust in a Global Context

Germany’s Confrontation with the Holocaust in a Global Context

  • 20 May 2015

Now Open:

EXHIBITION 

Germany’s Confrontation with the Holocaust in a Global Context

A University of Leeds project team, in collaboration with the UK National Holocaust Centre and the South African Holocaust and Genocide Foundation, has put together an exhibition on Germany’s Confrontation with the Holocaust in a Global Context.

19th May – 22nd May

Aula Maxima, UCC

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Rolf-Peter Janz: Lachlust und Lachverbot. Anmerkungen zu Nietzsche, Kafka und Heine

Rolf-Peter Janz: Lachlust und Lachverbot. Anmerkungen zu Nietzsche, Kafka und Heine

  • 19 May 2015

A‌ Lecture in German on laughter and forbidden laughter in Nietzsche, Kafka and Heine. 

Tuesday, May 19th, 5pm, CACSSS Seminar Room

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Judith Hermann: Reading in German and English March 11th 2015

Judith Hermann: Reading in German and English March 11th 2015

  • 09 Mar 2015

‌March 11th, 6.15pm, ORB 1.32

JUDITH HERMANN
"Kaltblau"

Renowned Berlin author Judith Hermann will read her short story "Kaltblau" from her book Nichts als Gespenster (Nothing but Ghosts).

Dr. Mary Noonan (Department of French, UCC) will read the English translation "Cold-Blue".

All Welcome!!

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Dutch classes beginning next week
Hattie Naylor on the Radio

Hattie Naylor on the Radio

  • 18 Feb 2015

The Schools of Languages, Literatures & Cultures & English, UCC, are delighted to host award-winning playwright, director, author & adaptor, Hattie Naylor, for 2 days of events on her work for radio:

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Oral communication for Senior Cycle

Oral communication for Senior Cycle

  • 30 Jan 2015

The German Department is offering a once-off half day course in oral comunication for Senior Cycle students. This will take place on February 28th from 10-1.30pm. 

It will focus on oral communication skills, including expanding vocabulary, pronunciation and fluency.

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Warmest Congratulations!

Warmest Congratulations!

  • 04 Nov 2014

German Department’s student Liadan Sage has successfully received a Commendation in German at NUI Dr HH Stewart Literary Scholarships. For her "outstanding academic achievement in the College of Arts, Social Science, and Celtic Studies" she also received UCC’s title as “QUERCUS UNIVERSITY SCHOLAR”. 

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Germany: A 600-year history in objects

Germany: A 600-year history in objects

  • 21 Oct 2014

At the British Museum:

Germany memories of a nation A 600-year history in objects.

This exhibition will examine elements of German history from the past 600 years in the context of the fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago.

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Evening & Weekend Courses Spring-Summer 2014

Evening & Weekend Courses Spring-Summer 2014

  • 01 Apr 2014

Enrolment now open for new evening & weekend courses, German at different levels,

and we are proud to announce Turkish for Beginners.

Click here for more information and registration forms.

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  • 30.05.2014: Now runnning: Scenario Forum First International Conference
  • Recruitment Fair for German speaking candidates online!

    Recruitment Fair for German speaking candidates online!

    • 11 Mar 2014

    The Virtual Recruitment Fair is focused on giving German speaking candidates the opportunity to apply and search for various careers offered across Europe. This event gives you the opportunity to interact and engage with HR professionals from many international companies from the comfort of your own home. If you are fluent in German and you are interested in finding a great job throughout Europe or willing to relocate for an exciting opportunity that meets your skills this is a great event! 

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    German Society runs German Week 2014

    German Society runs German Week 2014

    • 24 Jan 2014

    From 28th January to 1st February UCC German Society will run German Week 2014.  There will events such as Stammtisch, Speedfriending, and a presentation on the Erasmus Year Abroad.

    PLease give your support.  http://german.uccsocieties.com/

    UCC German Department supports the German Week iniative.

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    Last chance to enroll for evening courses starting in January!

    Last chance to enroll for evening courses starting in January!

    • 13 Dec 2013
    The Department of German is delighted to offer the following range of 10-week courses in January 2014:
     
    A1+ Beginners ( Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m.)
    A2+ Improvers  ( Tuesdays 6 – 8 p.m.)
    B1 Business German (Tuesdays  6 – 8 p.m.)
    B1+ Intermediate ( Mondays 6 – 8 p.m.)
    Medical German ( Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m.)
    Dutch for Beginners ( Mondays 6 – 8 p.m.)

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    „Father“ of Drama Pedagogy in Vienna

    „Father“ of Drama Pedagogy in Vienna

    • 29 Nov 2013

    Dr. Manfred Schewe recently visited the University College of Teacher Education of Christian Churches Vienna/Krems where he taught several workshops and was acclamimed as „Father“ of Drama Pedagogy. 

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Two UCC students awarded with NUI Dr HH Stewart Literary Scholarship in German

    Two UCC students awarded with NUI Dr HH Stewart Literary Scholarship in German

    • 14 Nov 2013

    We are proud to announce that two of our students received a NUI undergraduate award: The Dr HH Stewart Literary Scholarship in German 

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    German Department - Teaching Fellowship Award

    German Department - Teaching Fellowship Award

    • 01 Oct 2013

    UCC has honoured staff members for their outstanding contributions to university life in an Awards Ceremony held on 10 October 2013 and announced the winners of three award schemes: Teaching & Learning, Staff Recognition and Research.

    Dr Manfred Schewe, Head, Department of German, was awarded one of the four Teaching Fellowships 2013-2014. The Fellowship will be valid for one year from the date of appointment. However, candidates can retain the title ‘UCC Teaching Fellow’ beyond the year and join a growing community of institutional, national and international Teaching Fellows. For further details of the Awards Ceremony click here

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    1st Performative Teaching and Learning Symposium

    1st Performative Teaching and Learning Symposium

    • 13 Sep 2013

    Exploring Performative Practices across Disciplines

    • Fri, September 13th 2013, 9.15 – 17.00, UCC Drama Lab (Connolly Building, Western Road)
    • Sat, September 14th 2013, 10.30 – 13.00, Main Campus, Alfred O’Rahilly Building, Room 1.23

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    German Evening Courses 2013

    German Evening Courses 2013

    • 11 Jul 2013

    The Department of German at UCC is offering 3 intensive courses in August 2013

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    Ulf Stolterfoht reading at Soundeye

    Ulf Stolterfoht reading at Soundeye

    • 06 Jul 2013

    German poet Ulf Stolterfoht will read tonight at 7pm, at the SoundEye festival, in the Guesthouse 9 Chapel St. 

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    German Department offers new programme

    German Department offers new programme

    • 27 Jun 2013

    Certificate in Languages for the Global Marketplace

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    German Evening Courses 2013

    German Evening Courses 2013

    • 16 May 2013

    German Evening Courses 2013

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    The Europeanization of Ireland – A German view

    The Europeanization of Ireland – A German view

    • 02 May 2013

    The Europeanization of Ireland – A German view

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    Boyle Postgraduate Scholarship in German

    Boyle Postgraduate Scholarship in German

    • 17 Apr 2013

    Boyle Postgraduate Scholarship in German

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    Modernism Symposium, 12-13 April

    Modernism Symposium, 12-13 April

    • 12 Apr 2013

    Modernism Symposium, 12-13 April 2013

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    Hans-Jörg Schertenleib reads from his works

    Hans-Jörg Schertenleib reads from his works

    • 21 Mar 2013

    Hans-Jörg Schertenleib reads from his works

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    “I Was a Boy in Belsen”. Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental

    “I Was a Boy in Belsen”. Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental

    • 12 Mar 2013

    “I Was a Boy in Belsen”. Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental

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    Lampadius: Post-Unification German Cinema

    Lampadius: Post-Unification German Cinema

    • 11 Mar 2013

    Lampadius: Post-Unification German Cinema

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    „Plaudertaschen und Zwitschermaschinen“. Annette Pehnt über ihr Werk

    „Plaudertaschen und Zwitschermaschinen“. Annette Pehnt über ihr Werk

    • 05 Mar 2013

    „Plaudertaschen und Zwitschermaschinen“. Die Autorin Annette Pehnt über ihr literarisches Werk

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    Reading with Annette Pehnt and Matthew Sweeney

    Reading with Annette Pehnt and Matthew Sweeney

    • 04 Mar 2013

    Reading with Annette Pehnt and Matthew Sweeney

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    website germanconnects:) has been launched!

    website germanconnects:) has been launched!

    • 26 Feb 2013

    Website GermanConnects:) has been launched!

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  • 30.08.2013: New Evening Courses on offer September 2013
  • Russian, Turkish, Dutch

    Russian, Turkish, Dutch

    • 29 Nov 2016

    The Department of German will offer beginners RUSSIAN, TURKISH and DUTCH beginning in the week of 16th January 2017.  Please check our Evening classes section for further details.  Closing date 9th January.

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    Student of German wins prize

    Student of German wins prize

    • 08 Nov 2016

    Alexandra Philbin wins Henry Stewart Hutchinson prize for Literature

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    Writing, Starving, and the Biopolitics of Isolation: Ulrike Meinhof’s Letter From Prison
    Evening courses

    Evening courses

    • 24 Aug 2016

      

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    Foreign Language Demonstrator Post

    Foreign Language Demonstrator Post

    • 26 May 2016

    Foreign Language Demonstrator Post available to start September 2016
     

     

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