Prof. Dimiter Daphinoff's Farewell Symposium & Farewell Lecture

12.05.2020, 15:00 - 20:30
University of Fribourg, Avenue de l’Europe 20, 1700 Fribourg

After serving for 34 years as Professor in the Department of English at the University of Fribourg, Prof. Dimiter Daphinoff will retire at the end of the current spring semester.

Programme (Auditorium A)

  • 15.00: Welcome: Prof. Thomas Austenfeld, Head of Department; Prof. Bernadette Charlier, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities

Farewell Conference:

  • 15.25: Prof. Holger Klein (University of Salzburg): Twelfth Night Translated for Earlier and Present Readers of English
  • 15.50: Prof. Manfred Pfister (FU Berlin): Love Merchandized: Money in Shakespeare’s Sonnets
  • 16.15: Prof. Sabine Volk-Birke (University of Halle): Gender Roles in Handel’s Oratorios: What Can Women Do?
  • 16.40: Prof. Jewel S. Brooker (Eckerd College, USA): Keeping Time in Time: Eliot and the Dance of Life
  • 17.05: Prof. Jay Parini (Middlebury College, USA): Borges and Originality: The Challenge of ’Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote’

Farewell Lecture:

  • 17.30: Prof. Dimiter Daphinoff (University of Fribourg): A Man for All Seasons

A personal address:

  • 18.15: Prof. Michel Viegnes (University of Fribourg)

Apéritif (Hall des mosaïques)


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Contact Person

Prof. Dr. Thomas Austenfeld