Hannah Arendt, directed bu Margarethe von Trotta


Please join us for the screening of Hannah Arendt, directed by Margarethe von Trotta.

September 27, 8:00 p.m. at the Goldsmith Family Cinema

Introduction by Leo Lensing (Professor of German and Film Studies), followed by a Q&A with Pam Katz P ’16, the film’s co-screenwriter


A second screening will take place on September 28, at 10:00 a.m. at the Powell Family Cinema.

Exercising Judgment in Ethics, Politics, and the Law


Wesleyan University is hosting a conference on Hannah Arendt on September 26-28, 2013. The conference is made possible by the generous support of David Rhodes, COL ’68. It is hosted by the Center for the Humanities and co-sponsored by the College of Letters; Jewish and Israel Studies; German Studies; Government; Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory; and the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service).

Uli Plass is moderating the session on Judging Evil on September 27, 4:00-6:00 p.m. in Bechkam Hall.

Leo Lensing is introducing the the film Hannah Arendt, directed by Margarethe von Trotta on September 27, 8:00 p.m.

Conference Program 

More Information about the conference

Kaffee, Plätzchen, and Study Abroad

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Location: German House, 45 Lawn Ave

Time: Friday, September 20th 4:30-6pm

Missed socializing in German in our cozy living room?  We’re back with COOKIES!

This Kaffee und “Plätzchen” (coffee and cookies) will feature the director of Study Abroad, Carolyn Sorkin, Frau Bork, our very own German professor, and a couple of current Wes students who just came back from Germany.

Carolyn Sorkin and Frau Bork will be introducing the study abroad programs and the students will be sharing their experiences. There will be plenty of time to ask questions.

Come and join us this Friday afternoon to talk about studying abroad in Germany, converse in German, and eat cookies.

If you have any questions please contact house manager  Kaito Abe. And you can join the German House on facebook.