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CIC German Chairs and Coordinators Meeting

February 6, 2017

This annual meeting (February 24 and 25, 2017) hosted every year by a different CIC Institution, brings together chairs and language coordinators of the CIC German departments to enhance cooperation between individual schools.

Hosted by the Department of German at Northwestern University
Co-sponsored by the Department of Germananic Studies, University of Chicago
and the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern University


Kresge Centennial Hall is located within walking distance from The Homestead and the other hotels in downtown Evanston. The German department is located on the third floor in the Northwest corner, Rm 3305. All meetings and presentations will take place in Kresge 2380 on the second floor.


Friday, February 24

8:30-9:15 am Breakfast and Coffee – Social Hour

9:15-9:30 am Welcome – Overview of Schedule and Topics

9:30-10:00 am Introduction

10:00-10:40 am Discussion Topic 1

10:40-10:50 am Coffee Break

10:50-11:30 am Discussion Topic 2

11:30 am-12:10 pm Discussion Topic 3

12:10-2:00 pm Lunch (everyone is free to explore restaurants on or near campus, see map)

2:00-2:40 pm Discussion Topic 4

2:40-3:20 pm Discussion Topic 5

3:20-3:40 pm Coffee Break

3:40-4:20 pm Discussion Topic 6

4:20-5:00 pm Discussion Topic  7

6:30 pm Dinner


Saturday, February 25

8:45-9:30 am Breakfast and Coffee

9:30-10:45 am Open discussion on graduate programs

10:45-11:00 am Coffee Break

11:00-11:45 am  Final Topic:  what are the possible futures of German studies?

11:45-12:30 am  Issues and Plans for next year’s CIC meeting (discussion led by Peter Fenves)

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