German News & Announcements Archive


Aesthetic Theories in Yiddish Conference, Nov 11. – Nov. 12

Aesthetic Theories in Yiddish Conference, Nov 11. – Nov. 12

The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Jewish Studies Program presents the 15th Lavy Colloquium: Aesthetic Theories in Yiddish Nov 11. – Nov. 12. All sessions will take place at the […]


Sex Changes with Kleist

Sex Changes with Kleist

Sex Changes with Kleist analyzes how the dramatist and poet Heinrich von Kleist (1777–1811) responded to a change in the conception of sex and gender that occurred between 1790 and […]


Building Bridges for Future Partnerships

Building Bridges for Future Partnerships

STRENGTHENING GERMAN PROGRAMS IN THE MD/DC AREA One-Day Symposium Saturday, September 28, 2019 8:30am – 4:00pm Hosted at Johns Hopkins University Click here to REGISTER (20.00) We are excited to […]


Deborah McGee Mifflin elected as President of AATG

Congratulations to German Language Program Director Deborah McGee Mifflin who has been elected President of the Maryland / DC Metro chapter of the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG). […]


“Sex Changes with Kleist” by Professor Katrin Pahl

“Sex Changes with Kleist” by Professor Katrin Pahl

Professor Pahl’s new book Sex Changes with Kleist analyzes how the dramatist and poet Heinrich von Kleist (1777–1811) responded to a change in the conception of sex and gender that occurred between 1790 and 1810.


Congratulations to Professor Samuel Spinner!

Congratulations to Professor Samuel Spinner who was awarded a fellowship at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies.  Professor Spinner will […]


Congratulations to Professor Katrin Pahl!

Congratulations to Professor Katrin Pahl who was awarded a senior fellowship at the Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie (IKKM) in Weimar for the summer semester 2019.


The Life of Imagination: Revealing and Making the World

The Life of Imagination: Revealing and Making the World

Imagination allows us to step out of the ordinary but also to transform it through our sense of wonder and play, artistic inspiration and innovation, or the eureka moment of […]