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  • German Summer Classes

    Summer, Sun and German: Take advantage of our German summer courses in German, in English, or both.

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  • Fake News, Propaganda, and the Narrative Force Session

    The Wright Center for the Study of Computation and Just Communities is holding a zoom brainstorming session on "Fake News, Propaganda, and the Narrative Force – Historical, Aesthetic, Computational, and Cultural Considerations" on Monday, April 5, 3-5 p.m. EST.

  • Inclusivity in Our Language Curriculum

    The German speaking world is a multicultural space that contains the lived shared experience by people of diverse backgrounds. We continue to strive toward an inclusive representation of this diversity in our language curriculum.

  • 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:

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  • 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.

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Study Abroad

Come on our trips: Join one our study abroad programs and immerse yourself in Germany's capital Berlin. 

Our Courses

Come on board: The German Studies Department offers a wide range of language and topics courses in German and English.

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Faculty Spotlight

Come meet us: Get to know the faculty, staff, and student assistants in the German Studies Department and their work.