German News & Announcements Archive


Congratulations to Deborah McGee Mifflin

Deborah McGee Mifflin, German Language Program Director, was chosen to represent the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG) as one of twenty leading teachers and professors of German from […]


Welcome to Samuel Spinner

Welcome to Samuel Spinner

The German Program is pleased to welcome Dr. Samuel Spinner as an Assistant Professor and the Tandetnik Chair in Yiddish Literature, Language, and Culture. Dr. Spinner is an expert on […]


Max Kade Center International Conference, March 30 to April 1

Max Kade Center International Conference, March 30 to April 1

The Max Kade Center for Modern German Thought will hold an international conference, harmonisch entgegengesetzt: Hölderlin’s Philosophy of Nature, from March 30 to April 1 on the relation between Hölderlin’s poetic theory […]


Deborah McGee Mifflin Awarded Technology Fellowship Grant

Deborah McGee Mifflin, director of the German Language Program, was awarded a Technology Fellowship Grant from the Center of Educational Resources for the development of a German online placement exam.


German Language Program Director Elected to the Executive Council of the AATG

Deborah McGee Mifflin has been elected to the Executive Council of the American Association of Teachers of German. As a member of the Council, Deborah will represent all chapters of the AATG in Delaware, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.


Tropes of Transport: Hegel and Emotion

Tropes of Transport: Hegel and Emotion

Intervening in the multidisciplinary debate on emotion, Tropes of Transport offers a fresh analysis of Hegel’s work that becomes an important resource for Pahl’s cutting-edge theory of emotionality.


Exotic Spaces in German Modernism

Exotic Spaces in German Modernism

Jennifer Anna Gosetti-Ferencei demonstrates that the exotic, as reflected in major works of German literature and in the philosophy and art that inspires it, provokes central questions about the modern […]