News & Events

  • Narrated audio books are becoming an increasingly popular medium in Germany and in the U.S.

    Students enrolled in our German Studies program tried their hand at the medium when they wrote, recorded and edited their own audio tracks as their class final projects.

    Each audio chapter from So klingt Deutschland: Der Einzelne und die Gemeinschaft (Ein Buch zum Hören) narrates one aspect of Germany's...

  • On Monday, students and faculty listened as Jürgen Ewert, a Vermont native and former resident of the German Democratic Republic (1949-1990), gave a German Club sponsored presentation on what life was like behind the Iron Curtain in divided Germany.

    Mr. Ewert's presentation, which was entitled Walled in: Life Behind the Berlin Wall, included a close-up view of the German-German border which prevented 17 million East Germans from leaving the socialist regime for the West and...

  • On February 10, Dr. Ralf Horlemann, the German Consul General for New England visited Dartmouth. He toured the campus, met with German Studies students and faculty, and delivered a lecture entitled "The Challenge of European Immigration: Germany's Role."

  • On Wednesday, German Club members gathered at the Max Kade center to celebrate Karneval, Germany's "fifth season." Our Fulbright student Selina Foltinek served home made Kaiserschmarn, a shredded pancake treat with apple sauce and powdered sugar. Music and information on Germany's carnival tradition rounded out a night of good Old World fun.

  • German author and last year's Max Kade Distinguished Visiting Professor Christopher Kloeble visited the German Program on Tuesday afternoon to read excerpts from the English translation of his new novel Almost Everything Very Fast (Greywolf Press, 2016) in Sanborn's Wren room.

    Kloeble, who is currently on a U.S. book reading tour, took the opportunity to talk to students and faculty about the writing craft, international audiences, and the translation process of his latest...

  • Duncan, the Dartmouth Professor of German Language Emeritus, retired in 2015 after 46 years at the College—a career that included a stint as Associate Dean for the Humanities and a two-year tenure as Interim Director of the Hopkins Center for the Arts, as well as service as chair of the Department of German Studies.

    Why study German language and literature? “I have always been attracted to the life of the mind, and German culture is a rich source for that. At the same time, a culture...

  • Thinking about foreign study in Berlin, Germany? The time to apply for our LSA and FSP programs is now!

    The deadlines are: January 7 for the summer of 2016; February 1 for the fall of 2016 and the spring of 2017. File your application through the...

  • Mark is professor of medicine and epidemiology and director of the occupational health service at Yale-New Haven Hospital. After a Fulbright year in Germany, in which he expanded his thesis on the German Lied, he earned his medical degree from the University of California San Francisco and his public health degree from Yale, where he joined the faculty in 1993.

  • Zeke keeps busy as maestro suggeritore at the Bavarian State Opera and as president of the Dartmouth Club of Germany. In addition to conducting his orchestra, the Mio (Münchner internationales Orchester), he has led performances of Karl Jenkins’s Eloise: An Opera for Young People under the sponsorship of Das deutsche Schulerstipendium of the Roland Berger Stiftung