News & Events

  • German Studies has just launched its German Beats podcast archive. Podcasts feature conversations between German Studies faculty and students (with music) as well as guest speaker interviews and sound pieces relating to German language, literature and culture from our course offerings. The archive is continually updated, so check back often for new content. The podcast series is in collaboration with 99 Rock Dartmouth Broadcasting Station under the directorship of studio manager...

  • Please join President Phil Hanlon, Rabbi Moshe Gray, and Professor Susannah Heschel for a discussion of antisemitism, its history and dangers, on Monday, November 5, from 5:15 to 6:30 pm in the Paganucci Lounge in the Class of 1953 Commons. Bring your questions! 

    Join the German Club for a Film Screening and Dinner Discussion with
    the Artist. RSVP via email to [email protected].

  • Join us for a reading with Volker Kutscher, author of the wildly popular historical German crime novel series
    that served as the basis for the popular Netflix TV show Babylon Berlin (2017).

    Kirkus Review calls Kutscher's novels 'an excellent policeprocedural that cleverly captures the dark and
    dangerous period of the Weimar Republic before it slides into the ultimate evil of Nazism.’ In German with English
    projections. A discussion (Q and A) with the author in English...

  • This is Oktoberfest! Join German Studies for traditional Bavarian food, drink, music and carnival games to celebrate fall! Enjoy pretzels, bratwurst and potato salad. Meet old and new friends while conversing at the table. Try your luck at a carnival game and win sweet gummy bear treats.  Learn some German and get to know traditional German culture along the way. Tuesday, October 9 from 7-9 pm in Occom Commons (Global Village in Goldtein Hall). Free and open to all!

  • German Club officer elections (for President, Vice President, and Treasurer) will take place on Tuesday, September 18 at 12:15 noon in '53 Commons (Upper Level). Any interested Dartmouth student has the opportunity to assume an office or vote for other candidates.

  • 2018 FALL

    GERM 1: Introductory German (9L, Miller)
    GERM 1: Introductory German (10, McGIllen,P)

  • Professor Yuliya Komska together with two colleagues, Michelle Moyd and David Gramling, just published the book Linguistic Disobedience: Restoring Power to Civic Language. This book asks how we—as citizens, immigrants, activists, teachers—can counter the abuse of language in our midst. How can we take back the power of language from those who flaunt that power to silence or erase us and our fellows? In search of...

  • Displaced: Representing the (R)Emigrant in Postwar Cinema

    Talk by Dr. Heike Klapdorf (Berlin)

    May 15th, 4:30 PM
    Black Family Visual Arts Center 001
    Talk conducted in German


    In 1948, Alfred Polgar meant: the fate of the emigrants is that the homeland had become foreign to them. Autobiographies and

    correspondence testify that those returning after the war are not welcome, superfluous, humiliated, ignored, homeless, and desolate -...

  • Students met on Tuesday in 53 Commons to elect the 2018S German Club Leadership:

    President: Ilona Kiss '15

    Vice President: Tara Sweeney '19

    Treasurer: Hyo Lim Jeong '17

    German Club members communicate via Orgsync and the new German listserv (currently 139 subscribers). Messages containing news items can be mailed to [email protected]