News & Events

  • 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]

  • When Paul Came Over The Sea, Film Screening and Discussion with Director Jakob Preuss

    Thursday, April 12, 2018  |  Loew Auditorium, Black Family Visual Arts Center @ 7 pm - Free and open to all. 

    SYNOPSIS: Paul is a migrant from Cameroon. He has made his way across the Sahara to the Moroccan coast where he now lives in a forest waiting for the right moment to cross the Mediterranean Sea. This is where he meets Jakob, a filmmaker from Berlin, who is researching...

  • Elections of German Club Officers for Spring of 2018 are held on Tuesday, April 10 at 11:30 am in 53 Commons, Upper Level. Cast your ballot for the German club president, Vice President, and Treasurer.

  • The German Club hosted a bake sale in Novack Cafe on Sunday to raise donations for the Upper Valley Haven, an organisation providing temporary shelter and educational programming for homeless families and adults as well as food to anyone in need. With an initial investment of $ 20 in baking supplies, the club raised approx. $ 250. German Club President Ilona Kiss was very pleased with student involvement and revenue turnout, called it "a huge return."