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Carol Jacobs (Yale Univ.): "Angelika Kauffmann and the Art of Depiction"

When: Friday, May 12, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Central

Where: University Hall, Hagstrum Room, rm 201, 1897 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Kathy Leoni   847.491.7249

Group: Department of German

Co-Sponsor: Comparative Literary Studies

Category: Academic


The Department of German, the Graduate School, the Department of Art History, and the Comparative Literary Studies Program present

Carol Jacobs, Yale University

"Angelika Kauffmann and the Art of Depiction”

At Yale University, Carol Jacobs is a Birgit Baldwin Professor of Comparative Literature and Professor of German. She has taught at several universities in the mid-atlantic region, including SUNY Buffalo, Johns Hopkins and NYU. She has published six books: The Dissimulating Harmony, Uncontainable Romanticism, Telling Time, In the Language of Walter Benjamin, Skirting the Ethical and Sebald's Vision. Her most notable awards are being the recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship, the ALCS, and Internationales Kolleg Morphomata, University of Cologne. Adapted from ( 

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