News & Events

  • Max Kade Residents took part in the LLC Progressive Lunch to talk to prospective housing applicants on Saturday.

    The Max Kade German Center provides affinity housing for 20 students interested in the German language as well as in other matters Swiss, German, or Austrian. The Center is also a gathering place for non-resident students who share these interests.


    It contains a library, seminar rooms, and a lounge for cultural and social...


    An Interdisciplinary Conference
    Dartmouth College, April 13-16, 2017



    For more than a century—dating as far back as 1907, when the first German-language film...

  • Yoram Ben-Zeev, former Isareli Ambassador to Germany, will visit our program for an informal discussion with interested students, faculty and staff.

    Topics include the unique relationship between Israel and Germany and German policy on the Middle East conflict.

    The event will take place in the German Studies Department Conference Room (Dartmouth Hall, 3rd floor) on Monday, February 13 from 4.30-5.30 pm.

    Coffee and cookies will be served.

    For more information email...

  • Please join us for a film workshop event with film director and art history faculty member Viktor Witkowski on his new short film Refuge (Deutschland, 2017)

    Take the opportunity to talk to Viktor about his work with Syrian refugees in Germany and Vermont and create a small photo exhibition to be displayed in Dartmouth Hall.

    Viktor's movie is being screened with live music (!) this Thursday in the...

  • Andreas Gailus, Associate Professor of German, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Michigan, will deliver a lecture entitled "Brains: Forms of Life in German Modernsim" at 4:30 PM on Thursday, February 23 in 206 Dartmouth Hall.

  • German native Ameli Klein (our exchange student with a background in Art History) gives a lecture on museum politics in Nazi Germany on Thursday, January 26 at 6:30pm in Dartmouth Hall 212. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshements are provided.

  • The first meeting of the German Club takes place on Monday, January 9 @ 5:30 pm in Max Kade Center.

    New club officers are voted in and term events discussed.

  • On a Grimm Wednesday night, students from the German club presented three folktales from the Brothers Grimm Collection to musical piano accompaniment.

    The show included three imaginatively performed tales in English and German: The Bremen Town Musicians, Cinderella, and Rumpelstiltskin. For the show, students meet with Fulbright TA Sonja Kowalzik to rehearse and craft costumes and props.

    The show's cast joined the audience to enjoy sweet chocolate...

  • The German Club/ Max Kade Center invite you to enjoy classic German treats including Bratwurst, pretzels, and potato salad while playing games and listening to traditional German music.

    Join us on October 20 from 6-8pm in Max Kade Center @ Maxwell Hall.

    Check out the Oktoberfest Soundbox to get in the mood here:

  • Join us for a presentation on daily life in the shadow of the German-German border by Jürgen Ewert.

    This event will take place on Wednesday October 5 at 6.30pm in Dartmouth Hall 212.