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  • Spring Courses Are Here

    Continue your German language study this spring: Learn about German media culture, the Brothers Grimm, the Legacy of  Sigmund Freud, gender and German-Jewish Culture and more. Spring Term Courses are here:

    Spring 21
  • Petra McGillen Wins Scaglione Prize for Fontane Book

    The Modern Language Association has announced that the winner of this year's Scaglione Prize is Prof. Petra McGillen for her book The Fontane Workshop: Manufacturing Realism in the Industrial Age of Print. 

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  • Our Winter 21 Course Offerings

    Sign up for a German Studies course this winter term. We offer classes in German and in English that help fulfill the language requirement, carry credit for the graduation requirement and are applicable to a German major or minor degree.

    Winter 21 Course Offerings
  • German/Engineering FSP

    Green City is a joint foreign study program between the Department of German Studies and the Thayer School of Engineering that will be piloted in the spring 2022 (pending final approval). This program invites students to combine engineering coursework that focuses on "green" and sustainable engineering with a fast-track German course (GERM 2–3) that satisfies Dartmouth's foreign language requirement.

    View from Berlin's Siegessäule
  • Petra McGillen to receive research award

    Petra McGillen has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure. She additionally received the Karen E. Wetterhahn Memorial Award for Distinguished Creative or Scholarly Achievement, as well as the David Bloom and Leslie Chao Fellowship.

    Petra McGillen Portrait
  • Fulbrights 2020

    Since 1970, well over a hundred Dartmouth graduates have been awarded Fulbright scholarships or the German equivalent, DAAD fellowships, to spend a year either teaching or pursuing research in the German-speaking countries. In 2020, they are joined by three more Fulbright awardees: Chase Yakaboski, Thayer '23; Mary Tobin '20; and Claire Votava '18.

    3 Fulbright recipients in 2020

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