german News & Announcements Archive


The German program is hosting two events related to the recent bicentenary of Karl Marx’s birth

The German program is hosting two events related to the recent bicentenary of Karl Marx’s birth. A screening of “The Young Marx” (2017), directed by Raoul Peck, will be held on October 3, Wednesday, at 6 pm in Remsen 101. Refreshments will be provided. On October 11, Thursday, starting at 5:30 pm an informal discussion about the Marxian legacy will […]


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 a scientific breakthrough. In this book, Jennifer Anna Gosetti-Ferencei offers a groundbreaking new understanding of its place in everyday experience as well as the heights […]


German PhD Student Jason Yonover’s New Article

Jason Yonover’s essay “Goethe, Maimon, and Spinoza’s Third Kind of Cognition” was just published in the 25th volume of the Goethe Yearbook, edited by Adrian Daub (Stanford) and Elisabeth Krimmer (UC Davis). The article is available for download via Cambridge Core, JSTOR, and other resources.


Congratulations to Hannah Froehle (German Major, ’13)!

Congratulations to Hannah Froehle (’13), who was awarded a DAAD scholarship to study economics in Berlin! She graduated Hopkins with honors in German, for the thesis “Digging Beneath the Rubble: Ernst Jünger’s Kriegsmythos.”


“Babylon Berlin” Watch Party! With Snacks! March 28 @ 5

Join Professor Sam Spinner for a screen of the first episode of the new Netflix series “Babylon Berlin” and a discussion of the show’s cultural context in interwar Berlin. Berlin specialties will be served! March 28, 5-6:30 PM Gilman 479


Conference: Modes of Formation and the Thinking of Possibility (April 6 & 7)

In conjunction with the Anneliese Maier Research Award and the University of Cologne, the Max Kade Center for Modern German Thought and GRLL will host a conference on April 5 and 6. April 6, Gilman 479 April 7, Gilman 288 Speakers to include: Anja Lemke (Cologne), Niklaus Largier (UC Berkeley), Rochelle Tobias (JHU), Márton Dornbach […]


Apply Now for the 2018 Robert Bruce Roulston Fund Grant

GRLL is accepting applications for summer research support in the amount of $1,250 to be awarded to one graduate student in the German Program to support their summer research from May 14 to August 14, 2018. Interested students should submit a 1-2 page research proposal by email to: Teri M. Caughman German & Romance Languages […]