Gerri Kimber: „Katherine Mansfield, D.H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf“

Einladung zu einem Vortrag in englischer Sprache Wednesday, 21st June 2017 at 7 pm RüKONTOR (5. Etage), Rüttenscheider Str. 144, 45131 Essen This talk will explore the relationships and connections between Katherine Mansfield and various people connected to the Bloomsbury Group, in particular, with two of the twentieth century’s most famous English writers, D.H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf. Mansfield […]

Brief des Vorsitzenden der Deutsch-Englischen Gesellschaft Ruhr e.V., Herrn Bernhard Nadorf, an die Bundeskanzlerin, Frau Dr. Angela Merkel

Brief des Vorsitzenden der Deutsch-Englischen Gesellschaft Ruhr e.V., Herrn Bernhard Nadorf, an die Bundeskanzlerin, Frau Dr. Angela Merkel. Abrufbar unter: http://www.deg-ruhr.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/DEG-Ruhr-Brexit.pdf

Harry Mount: „Brexit: How it Split the Country – and the Tory Party“

Einladung zu einem Vortrag in englischer Sprache Wednesday, 10th May 2017 at 7 pm RüKONTOR (5. Etage), Rüttenscheider Str. 144, 45131 Essen Harry Mount’s book explains how Britain made its momentuous decision to leave the EU. As a journalist who was close to the action as it happened, and knows many of the protagonists, he witnessed […]

Prof. Dr. Albert-Reiner Glaap OBE: „Humour as an Essential Element of English Cultural Identity“

Einladung zu einem Vortrag in englischer Sprache Wednesday, 5th April 2017 at 7 pm RüKONTOR (5. Etage), Rüttenscheider Str. 144, 45131 Essen English people are said to have a particular sense of humour that foreigners often have problems to understand . In order to avoid saying things that may lead to confrontations English people make use […]

Richard Jenkyns: „The Modernity of Jane Austen“

Einladung zu einem Vortrag in englischer Sprache Wednesday, 8th March 2017 at 7 pm RüKONTOR (5. Etage), Rüttenscheider Str. 144, 45131 Essen Is Jane Austen a belated representative of eighteenth-century classical values, or a romantic, or even a novelist ahead of her time? It is easy to think of her as essentially a conservative genius, doing especially […]

Professor Dr. Christoph Heyl: „Almost unsufferable to our Ears? Romanticism and the Perception of the Highland Bagpipes, c. 1760-1830“

Einladung zu einem Vortrag in englischer Sprache Monday, 13th February 2017 at 7 pm RüKONTOR (5. Etage), Rüttenscheider Str. 144, 45131 Essen In the course of the late eighteenth and the early nineteenth century, changing notions of taste led to a thorough change in reactions to Scottish bagpipe music. A total rejection of this music as barbarous, obscene […]