News & Events

  • 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:

  • "Yeah, but is it art?". The Influence of Classical Painting on Comic Strips and Comic Books". A lecture in English by Andreas Platthaus. Deputy Editor, Cultural Section, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Author of Im Comic vereint: Eine Geschichte der Bildgeschichte. Thursday, May 18. 4:30-6:00. 206 Dartmouth Hall.

  • 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.

  • Kafka and Brecht: Alienation, Exile, and the Fate of Modern Humanity. Taught at 10 by Eric Miller. Franz Kafka (1883-1924), the most influential prose writer of the 20th century, and Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956), probably the most influential dramatist, both examine the alienated and un-heroic modern individual in her/his unhappy relationship to hostile social environments: dysfunctional families, impenetrable bureaucracies, heartless capitalist economies. Both use...

  • 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.


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


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



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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.