News & Events

  • The Department of German Studies welcomes students at all levels of proficiency, including those who have not yet learned any German whatsoever. Those who have already studied it in high school or picked it up elsewhere should take the placement test to see which of the Department's courses would be best for them.

  • GERM 65.03 - Masterpieces of German Drama

    This course treats eight of the greatest plays ever written in German, paired to highlight historical links, thematic continuities, and formal innovations persisting throughout the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. Lessing's Nathan der Weise and Frisch's Andorra address issues of religious and racial tolerance; Goethe's Iphigenie and Kleist's Penthesilea analyze attitudes...

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  • Claire Park and Annelise Sauter Ortiz, both of the Class of 2016, have won scholarships from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). For details, click on the headline above to see an article in Dartmouth News:

    https://news.dartmouth.edu/news/2017/04/two-alumni-receive-daad-fellowships?utm_source=vox_daily...

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  • Our spring 2017 Max Kade Visiting Professor Line Hoven, gaphic artist and author of celebrated graphic novels in Germany,  is offering a srcatch art workshop for members of the LLCs and other student communities. All materials, snacks and drinks will be provided. The event takes place in Occom Commons, Goldstein Hall (Global Village) on Thursday, April 27 from 4-6 pm.

  • Max Kade Residents took part in the LLC Progressive Lunch to talk to prospective housing applicants on Saturday.

    The Max Kade German Center provides affinity housing for 20 students interested in the German language as well as in other matters Swiss, German, or Austrian. The Center is also a gathering place for non-resident students who share these interests.

    ABOUT THE CENTER

    It contains a library, seminar rooms, and a lounge for cultural and social...

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  • A CENTURY OF FILMKRITIK & BEYOND

    An Interdisciplinary Conference
    Dartmouth College, April 13-16, 2017

    ORGANIZED BY
    GERD GEMÜNDEN (DARTMOUTH COLLEGE)
    &
    NOAH ISENBERG (THE NEW SCHOOL)

     

    For more than a century—dating as far back as 1907, when the first German-language film...

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  • Yoram Ben-Zeev, former Isareli Ambassador to Germany, will visit our program for an informal discussion with interested students, faculty and staff.

    Topics include the unique relationship between Israel and Germany and German policy on the Middle East conflict.

    The event will take place in the German Studies Department Conference Room (Dartmouth Hall, 3rd floor) on Monday, February 13 from 4.30-5.30 pm.

    Coffee and cookies will be served.

    For more information email...

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  • Please join us for a film workshop event with film director and art history faculty member Viktor Witkowski on his new short film Refuge (Deutschland, 2017)

    Take the opportunity to talk to Viktor about his work with Syrian refugees in Germany and Vermont and create a small photo exhibition to be displayed in Dartmouth Hall.

    Viktor's movie is being screened with live music (!) this Thursday in the...

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  • Andreas Gailus, Associate Professor of German, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Michigan, will deliver a lecture entitled "Brains: Forms of Life in German Modernsim" at 4:30 PM on Thursday, February 23 in 206 Dartmouth Hall.

  • German native Ameli Klein (our exchange student with a background in Art History) gives a lecture on museum politics in Nazi Germany on Thursday, January 26 at 6:30pm in Dartmouth Hall 212. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshements are provided.

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