• Events 2020

    Guest Lecture:
    What is Fiction? A Historical Perspective
    Prof. Nicholas Paige (UC Berkeley)
    April 14th via Zoom
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    Information Event:
    MA NTS Information Event
    Prof. Mark Stein
    May 27, 2020 | 2 pm (CET) | via Zoom

    Symposium:
    Video Games and Foreign Language Teaching
    Organised by Daniel Becker and Prof. Dr. Frauke Matz
    Keynote: Prof. Dr. Sebastian Domsch (University Greifswald)
    February 12, 2020 | 9 am - 4 pm | Senatssaal, Schlossplatz 2

    Project & Poster presentation:
    Cross-linguistic influence in the acquisition of phonology and phonetics by multilingual children and adults
    Prof. Dr. Ulrike Gut, Romana Kopečková
    February 11, 2020 | 6-8pm | ES 131

    Teacher education:
    Learning with Nigeria
    Organised by Prof. Dr. Frauke Matz and the English Language Education Team
    February 4, 2020 | 2-5 pm | English Department

  • Events 2019

    Performance/Play:
    The English Drama Group (EDG) presents: "Habeas Corpus" by Alan Bennett
    Performed by the EDG
    January 11, 12 & 19, 2019 | 8 pm | Studiobühne Münster, Domplatz 23

    Guest lecture:
    The acquisition of English in the multilingual classroom. Insights from Germany and Norway
    Lecturer: Eliane Lorenz (Trondheim, Norway
    December 16, 2019 | 10 am - 12 pm | ES 2, English Department

    Performance/Play:
    The English Drama Group (EDG) presents: "Habeas Corpus" by Alan Bennett
    Performed by the EDG
    December 13 & 15, 2019 | 8 pm | Studiobühne Münster, Domplatz 23

    Guest lecture:
    How to study sound learning during conversation: The ventriloquist paradigm
    Lecturer: Mirjam Broersma (Radbound University, Nijmegen, Netherlands)
    December 2, 2019 | 10 am 12 pm | ES 2, English Department

    Guest lecture:
    The longitudinal development of clausal and noun-phrasal complexity in written intermediate learner English
    Lecturer: Steffen Schaub
    November 18, 2019 | 10 am - 12 pm | ES 2, English Department

    International conference:
    2nd ADiBE parnter meeting
    Prof. Dr. Frauke Matz
    Official ADiBE website
    October 24 - 26 | Senaatssaal, Schlossplatz 2

    Guest lecture:
    Brexit: What Does it Mean for Britain, Germany and Europe
    Lecturer: Sir Peter Tony
    More information on the guest lecture
    October 24, 2019 | 10 am | Auditorium S10, Schlossplatz 2

    Guest lecture:
    West African publishing, diasporic connections: A publisher’s perspective
    Lecturer: Akoss Ofori-Mensah (Accra, Ghana)
    October 15, 2019 | 12 pm | JO1, Johannisstr. 4

    Information events for 1st-semester students:
    Information event organised by departmental staff (student advisory service)
    Organised by Amrei Sander (Tue) and Dr. Silke Stroh (Fri)
    October 1, 2019 | 1 - 3 pm | Audimax (English Department)
    October 4, 2019 | 10 am - 12 noon) | Audimax (English Department)
    Information & meet-and-greet events organised by the department's student representatives
    Organised by Fachschaft Anglistik

    International Conference:
    Intellectuals Across Borders: Writers, Artists, Activists
    September 5-6, 2019 | English Department
    More information on the international conference

    Reading group:
    Native American and First Nations Literatures: Indigenous Women Writers
    July 9 & July 16, 2019 | 4 - 6 pm | ES 129

    Guest lecture:
    A.S. Byatt's Possession and the Commodification of Neo-Victorian Fiction
    Lecturer: Dr. Marlena Tronicke
    July 2, 2019 | 10:15 | AE 11, Aegidiistr. 5

    Guest lecture:
    A World of Translation
    Guest lecturer: Prof. Theo D'haen (KU Leuven)
    June 6, 2019 | 6 pm | Festsaal, Schlossplatz 5

    Discussion:
    Women's Prize for Fiction 2019 shortlist discussion
    June 5, 2019 | 2 pm | Book Studies Library

    Discussion:
    Republican vs. Democrat Discussion
    Guest speakers: Ralph C. Freund & Matt LeMieux
    June 4, 2019 | 6 pm | JO 1, Johannisstr. 4

    General meeting:
    Student Journal SATURA
    May 28, 2019 | 4-6 pm | Die Brücke, Room 106

    Guest lecture:
    The Modern Dystopia – a Response to Post-Factualism and other 21st Century Challenges?
    Guest lecturer: Karmen Heup
    May 23, 2019 | 8 pm | ES 131

    Guest lecture:
    About the INTER and the INTRA in L2 development: Investigating the age factor from two different perspectives
    Guest lecturer: Prof. Dr. Simone Pfenninger, University of Salzburg
    May 21, 2019 | 2 - 4 pm | F5 Fürstenberghaus

    Guest lecture:
    /S/-Retraction in American English. The analysis of social factors in a change in apparent time
    Guest lecturer: Wiebke Ahlers, University of Osnabrück
    May 21, 2019 | 10 - 12 am | ES 202

    Guest lecture:
    English in Bangladesh: From colonization to globalization
    Guest lecturer: Dr. Laura García Castro, University of Vigo
    May 15, 2019 | 2-4 pm | JO 1, Johannisstr. 4

    Information Event:
    Master of Arts: National & Transnational Studies (MA NTS)
    April 17, 2019 | 6 pm | ES 226

    Guest lecture:
    Thru' Words that Still, Frames that Freeze: A Backward Glance at the Cracked Earth and its Fragmented Worlds
    Guest lecturer: Prof. Sridhar Rajeswaran
    April 09, 2019 | 12:15| JO 1, Johannisstr. 4

    Guest lecture:
    The Idea of South Asia and the Construct of South Asian Diasporic Literatures
    Guest lecturer: Prof. Nilufer E. Bharucha
    April 02, 2019 | 12:15| JO 1, Johannisstr. 4

    Guest lecture:
    German Influences on the Palaces of London
    Guest lecturer: Prof. John R. Davis
    March 21, 2019 | 8 pm | ES 131

    Conference:
    7th TEFL Day
    February 12, 2019 | English Department

    International conference:
    Pluricentricity vs. Pluriareality - Models, Varieties, Approaches
    February 8-10, 2019 | English Department

    Guest lecture:
    Brexit - The Role and Responsibility of Civil Society & What is the scope for Brexit to shape and (re)define the next-generation of British-German relations?
    Guest lecturer: Amanda Jane Diel
    February 6, 2019 | 8 pm | ES 131

    Lecture series:
    Hotspots in Literary/Cultural Studies, Book Studies, Linguistics, & TEFL
    Guest lecturer: Various

    Guest lecture:
    Windrush: The second generation
    Guest lecturer: Bénédicte Ledent
    January 14, 2019| 12:15 | JO 1, Johannisstr.

    Guest lecture:
    The English Book on the Continent
    Lecturer: Dr. Marie-Luise Spieckermann
    January 7, 2019 | 2 pm | ES 131