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  • Susannah and Eli have been living in Berlin since graduation—Susannah first with support from the DAAD and then a Dartmouth General Fellowship, followed by a few years working for the Atlantik-Brücke. She now employed by Wein & Vinos, Germany’s largest importer of Spanish wines. Eli in the meantime teaches grades 7-9 at the Freie Montessori Schule Berlin, in addition to English and bilingual Geology to the 11th and 12th graders. This summer they were married in Boston in a ceremony that...

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  • Jane has spent the past year researching contemporary German art with the support of her Fulbright Scholarship, developing a specific research interest in feminist discourses in Germany on Minimalist art in the 1980s and 1990s. She simultaneously pursued opportunities in freelance writing and recently published an essay in the Los Angeles Review of Books entitled “A Torrent of Punk, Techno, and Radical Art,” treating the confluence of art and hacker culture in Berlin. Early on in the year,...

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  • Elise Seyferth ’14 spent the spring of 2013 at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology in Jena, researching chemically-mediated interactions between plants. This past year she returned to the Institute with the support of a Fulbright Scholarship.

  • Joann was the founding director of the German Center for Research and Innovation. This past April she came to campus on a visit arranged by the German Club to talk about the kinds of international opportunities that are available. Her visit quickly bore fruit, as she helped to arrange an internship in Germany for Daniel E. Berthe ’18 in the coming year after his FSP.

  • Alexia has been finding exciting new opportunities wherever she goes. After a Fulbright in Munich in 2005-6, followed by several further years working at the Atlantik-Brücke in Berlin, she became the special assistant to the president of the Atlantic Council in Washington, completed an M.A. in International Security Studies at Georgetown, and joined the State Department as a Presidential Management Fellow with the South and Central Asian Affairs Bureau. When her husband, a naval officer in...

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  • Michael, Class of 1900 Professor of Modern Languages and Professor of German at Princeton, has published, together with Howard Eiland, Walter Benjamin: A Critical Life (Harvard UP). This is his second book on Benjamin, not including the standard English-language version of Benjamin’s writings, of which he is the general editor. Mike’s many other publications treat theories of art history, literary modernism, Weimar culture, 18th-century aesthetics, and photography.

  • The website www.salzburgglobal.org describes Susanna as “the Program Director for culture and the arts at Salzburg Global Seminar, where she conceptualizes, develops, and manages several seminars and programs each year. She joined the staff of Salzburg Global Seminar in 1995 and has served in various capacities including academic program coordinator, director of program development, and director of seminars. Before coming to Salzburg Global,...

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  • It is common for German majors to become, among other things, physicians or attorneys. Matt, however, is probably unique in doing both. After his undergraduate program, which included several terms as a drill instructor in German 1 and 2 and a participant in the 1986 Berlin Foreign Study Program, he went off to law school and then joined a firm. Ten years later, however, he determined that his real calling was in medicine. Stanford Medical School agreed and took him on. He did a residency at...

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  • Jon used a Fulbright to Germany to further his musical interests. While studying in Munich, he began working as a professional trombonist and has since put together a highly successful, multi-faceted career as a composer, arranger, performer, and producer. He lives outside Hamburg.

  • Veronika Fuechtner

    Veronika Fuechtner reported in this summer from Berlin while directing the summer LSA with an unusually large group of students. Last fall, she taught her German cinema class, in which she took the students to see Volker Schlöndorff’s new film “Diplomacy” at Telluride at Dartmouth and organized a Skype conversation with taz-film critic Cristina Nord. She also taught the class “To Be Young and German” (GR 10.01), which featured students’ monologue presentations of...

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