german News & Announcements Archive


Apply Now for the 2017 Max Kade Summer Travel Grant

The German Program, with the support of the Max Kade Center for Modern German Thought, is pleased to announce travel grants to support summer study abroad in Germany. Click to learn more.


Realism Bites: German Graduate Conference

Join the German graduate students on November 6-7 for the eighth bi-annual conference, titled Realism Bites: Disruptive Realisms in Modernity.


Deadline Extended: German Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers

The German Graduate Student Conference will take place November 6-7, 2015: “Realism Bites: Disruptive Realisms in Modernity.” This call for paper invites submissions from a wide variety of disciplines that discuss competing aesthetic strategies. Please submit abstracts by August 28.


Hopkins Fall of the Wall Campus Weeks 2014

Join us Wednesday, Nov. 5, and Thursday, Nov. 6, at 5 p.m. for film screenings and discussion with German documentary filmmaker Andreas Voigt. View the flier here.


Max Kade Keynote Lecture & Inauguration of New Focus Track

Join us Thursday, April 17, at 5:15 p.m. in Gilman 138D for the inauguration of the new international studies focus track Germany in a Globalized World. The Max Kade Keynote Lecture will be given by Karlfried Bergner, minister of culture and communications, Germany Embassy, DC: “German Foreign Policy in the 21st Century.” Download the flier.


Elisabeth Strowick Awarded Fellowship

Elisabeth Strowick, department chair and professor of German, was awarded a fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to pursue research on “Atmospheric Poetics: Goethe – Stifter – Fontane” at the Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School of Literary Studies, Free University Berlin, in summer 2014.


Apply Now for the 2014 Max Kade Center Summer Travel Grant

The German Program, with the support of the Max Kade Center for Modern German Thought, is pleased to announce 10 travel grants in the amount of $1,200 to support summer study abroad in Germany.


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.