Nov. 2, 2014 by Iris Bork-Goldfield
Please join us for our fourth and last lecture in the German Department’s fall series on commemorating the 25th year of the fall of the Berlin Wall, this Thursday, November 6, in the Downey House Lounge at 4:15 PM. In her talk, “The Wallpeckers,” Krishna Winston introduces and reads from Günter Grass’s novel, Too Far Afield.
Refreshments will be served.
DO YOU WANT TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT …
- THE GERMAN STUDIES MAJOR & MINOR?
- STUDYING IN GERMANY?
- SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS?
THEN JOIN US THIS TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4th, at 4:15 PM in FISK 403.
NPR -Journalist Bellamy Pailthorp ’89 will speak about “The Fall of the Wall — An Eyewitness Perspective.”
Oct. 24, 2014 by Iris Bork-Goldfield
“25 Years: Fall of the Berlin Wall” is co-sponsored by the German Embassy in Washington D.C. All events are free of charge and open to the public. For more information call 860-685-3359.
The German international broadcaster Deutsche Welle is offering a high level eighteen month journalism traineeship for English native speakers. We are looking for talented young people with an interest in politics, society and culture. Apart from English as a native language, we are looking for applicants with some knowledge of German and possibly one of our thirty other Deutsche Welle broadcast languages.
The traineeship is paid (around 1,600 Euros per month) and can lead to employment in one of our departments in Bonn or Berlin.
The traineeship consists of six months of theory and practice-oriented seminar blocks with a focus on the latest developments in journalism, for example multimedia storytelling and data-driven journalism, as well as live reporting, television and presenting. Alongside the seminar blocks, trainees spend nine months doing placements in various DW editorial departments in Bonn, Berlin and one of our foreign bureaus in Brussels, Washington or Moscow.
As we are expanding our English program, we are keen to offer the opportunity to graduates of top British and American universities and journalism schools.
More information about the trainee program.
Online applications are currently being accepted. The deadline is October 31, 2014.
If you have any questions, please contact Michael Karhausen (DW Akademie – Journalistische Ausbildung / Journalistic Training Department)
Oct. 18, 2014 by Iris Bork-Goldfield
Call for Applications: DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship Highly qualified undergraduate students are invited to apply for scholarships funding study, senior thesis research and/or internships in Germany. The goal of this program is to support study abroad in Germany and at German universities. Preference will be given to students whose projects or programs are based at and organized by a German university. Scholarships are available either as part of an organized study abroad program or as part of an individual, student-designed study abroad semester or year. The deadline for applications is January 15, 2015 (postmark date). For additional information on this grant and how to apply, please visit: www.daad.org/undergrad
November 14, 12:00pm EST
Internship Opportunities with UAS7 & Cultural Vista
Internships are essential to gain relevant work and research experience. Gaining that work experience in an international setting allows students to add another language to their resume and it encourages growth beyond the working environment.
In this webinar, DAAD joins forces with UAS7 and Cultural Vistas to talk about internship opportunities in Germany. The presenters introduce their internships and speak about the application process. This webinar offers information on internships for all fields and for students with various levels of German, including no prior German knowledge. All presenters will be available for questions during and after the webinar.
Oct. 10, 2014 by Iris Bork-Goldfield
This Wednesday, October 15 in FISK 210 at noon, Prof. Sarah Wiliarty will speak on “ The Fall of the Berlin Wall – A Political Perspective.”
Refreshments will be served.
“25 Years: Fall of the Berlin Wall” is co-sponsored by the German Studies Department and the German Embassy in Washington D.C. All events are free of charge and open to the public. For more information call 860-685-3359.
To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the German Studies Department has received a grant from the German Embassy in Washington DC and is looking for creative submissions pertaining to the historic event. Submissions can include a poem, a 1000-word essay, a one-page cartoon, a digital story, or even a collage. The best three submissions will receive gift card prizes of $200, $100, and $50 respectively. Please submit all entries to Debbie Pozzetti in Fisk 401 by November 9 at 4:00PM.
If you have any questions, or would like to submit your work electronically, please contact Prof. Iris Bork-Goldfield
For more events about the Fall of the Wall, please visit the many talks on campus throughout the month.
Come to the German House, converse in German as good as you can :), eat cake, and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee.Location: 65 Lawn Ave, Time: Friday, October 10th 4:00-5 p.m. For more information, please contact Toys.
Faculty Dining Room
USDAN im dritten Stock
Freitag, den 3. Oktober
12.30 – 13.30 Uhr
Fragen? Schreiben Sie Iris Bork-Goldfield
Sep. 24, 2014 by Iris Bork-Goldfield
The 38th German Studies Association Annual Conference took place from September 18-21, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.
Ulrich Plass gave a paper on “Das tödliche >>Ach<<: Hubert Fichtes Lohenstein.”
Iris Bork-Goldfield conducted a seminar on “The Future of Teaching the Holocaust in German Studies, History, and Comparative Literature in the US.”
Please join us for the first lecture in the German Department’s fall series on commemorating the 25th Year of the Fall of the Berlin Wall.
This Wednesday, September 24 in FISK 210 at noon, Erik Grimmer –Solem will speak on “From Great War to Great Wall: The Fall of the Berlin Wall in Historical Perspective.”
Refreshments will be served.
JOIN US FOR OUR INFO SESSION about studying in Germany
Date : Tuesday 9/16/14
Time : 12.00 PM – 1.00 PM
Place : Zelnick Pavilion
Pizza and drinks will be served. If you have any dietary restriction, please contact Toys