The novelist and screenwriter Merle Kröger will present her novel Havarie in Professor Plass’ seminar on “Newest German Literature” on October 17, from 3:30 to 4:30, in Fisk 101. She will do so virtually, via large-screen videoconference from the University of Minnesota. Merle Kröger will first read from Havarie, a documentary-fiction thriller about the refugee … Read moreNovelist and screenwriter Merle Kröger will present her novel Havarie
Iris Bork-Goldfield, chair and adjunct professor of German studies, has been elected to serve as the Northeast Region representative to the Executive Council of the American Association of Teachers of German. The American Association of Teachers of German (AATG) supports the teaching of the German language and German-speaking cultures in elementary, secondary, and post-secondary education in the … Read moreBork-Goldfield Elected to American Association of Teachers of German Council
COME AND LISTEN TO THE EXPERTS! Students who studied in Hamburg and Berlin or attended summer programs. Also, learn about funding for research programs. FRIES GLOBAL STUDIES CENTER, FISK 201 Friday, September 15,2017 – 12-1PM Lunch will be provided!
Please join us for Professor Wiliarty’s talk on the upcoming German election. Wednesday, September 13 from 12:15-1:15 PM in FISK 208. Lunch will be served!
Krishna Winston Krishna Winston translated three early screenplays by Werner Herzog (Signs of Life, Even Dwarfs Started Small, and Fata Morgana) for the first of two volumes she is translating for the University of Minnesota Press. Uli Plass At the University of Potsdam, Ulrich Plass lectured on debates over literary realism from the 19h century to the … Read moreGerman Studies Faculty News
Kamryn Wolf ’12 Recently, Kamryn was accepted at Union Theological Seminary in New York and will be starting her graduate studies this fall. Madalene Smith-Huemer ’14 Since graduating from Wesleyan in 2014, Maddy has lived in Washington, DC, where she works as Assistant Director for Campaigns and Stewardship at the Atlantic Council, a foreign policy … Read moreGerman Studies Majors and Minors—an update
Liz double majored in COL and German Studies. She spent her sophomore spring semester in Regensburg, Germany. Her senior thesis was the translation of Russian émigré humorist Vladimir Kaminer’s The Trip to Trulala, which she completed under the mentorship of Professor Krishna Winston. Liz then moved to Germany, where she spent a year at Hamburg … Read moreElisabeth Lauffer, ‘07 to speak at WesFest