A Humanities Afrofutures Event
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PROFESSOR HELMUT PUFF, THE ELIZABETH L. EISENSTEIN COLLEGIATE PROFESSORSHIP IN HISTORY AND GERMANIC LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES, INAUGURAL LECTURE
Toward a History of Waiting
Waiting is one temporal modality among others that makes time experiential. Waiting portions out the flow of time as waiters anticipate what...
Our department offers undergraduate programs in German, Scandinavian, and Dutch and a graduate program in German Studies. In teaching and research, we emphasize the embededdness of language, literature, and the arts in larger social, cultural, and political processes. Our approach, widely known as the “Michigan Model,” has made us one of the premier departments in the US and is unmatched in its interdisciplinary breadth. Students will be guided by faculty with deep methodic training and experience in German, Dutch and Scandinavian languages and literature, Comparative Literature, History, Political Science, Sociology, Film Studies, Philosophy, Media Studies, Museum Studies, and Music.