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

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

    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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  • Developing Fluency and Cnfidence in Spoken German

    20 Jan
    Developing Fluency and Cnfidence in Spoken German

    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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  • Liliane Weissberg: Hannah Anredt in Jerusalem

    26 Apr
    Liliane Weissberg: Hannah Anredt in Jerusalem

     

    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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  • Stanley Corngold: Kafka and the Poetry of Risk Insurance

    07 Apr
    Stanley Corngold: Kafka and the Poetry of Risk Insurance

     

    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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  • Website launched for Cork-Cologne Twinning Project

    23 Feb
    Website launched for Cork-Cologne Twinning Project

    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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  • Evening Courses 2015

    20 Aug
    Evening Courses 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

    03 Jul
    Summer Intensive Beginners Course

    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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  • Germany’s Confrontation with the Holocaust in a Global Context

    20 May
    Germany’s Confrontation with the Holocaust in a Global Context

    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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  • Hattie Naylor on the Radio

    18 Feb
    Hattie Naylor on the Radio

    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

    30 Jan
    Oral communication for Senior Cycle

    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!

    04 Nov
    Warmest Congratulations!

    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

    21 Oct
    Germany: A 600-year history in objects

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

      11 Mar
      Recruitment Fair for German speaking candidates online!

      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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    • Last chance to enroll for evening courses starting in January!

      13 Dec
      Last chance to enroll for evening courses starting in January!
      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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    • German Department - Teaching Fellowship Award

      01 Oct
      German Department - Teaching Fellowship Award

      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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    • Russian, Turkish, Dutch

      29 Nov
      Russian, Turkish, Dutch

      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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