German-Language Literature after 1945: The Dreamed Ones

Room 1.60, Franklin-Wilkins Building, King's College London Waterloo Campus

The afternoon schools’ co-curricular event aims to compliment the topics that students will be studying and the language skills that they will be practicing in the German A-level syllabus. Taking Ruth Beckermann’s film, The Dreamed Ones, about the postwar writers Ingeborg Bachmann and Paul Celan as its starting point, the lecture will provide contextual information about the broader context of the German-language literary climate and society during the period 1945-1970. As ... Read more

Screening of Sebastian Schipper’s Victoria

As part of the German Screen Studies Network (GSSN) outreach programme for schools, the German Department at Queen Mary University of London offers an interactive film studies afternoon on Wednesday, 1 March 2017. Designed for schools, the session will focus on Victoria (2015), a film by young German director Sebastian Schipper. The Guardian's review from April 2016 can be read here. The event is planned as an interactive workshop for up to 40 school ... Read more

Taster day and film screening at UCL School of European Languages, Culture, and Society

UCL Institute of Education

On 12th February 2018 there will be a taster day at UCL, which will include sessions on language, literature and a film screening of Die Habenichtse. The director and author on whose novel the film is based will be present. Die Habenichtse tells the story of a couple who come together with a push from a friend who is caught up in the World Trade Centre attack. The film explores ... Read more