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Deutscher Tisch (German Language Lunch Table)

Every Thursday from noon to 1 p.m.
Duckett House Dining Room

Please note: There are no language tables held during October break, reading and final periods, and spring break.


Upcoming Events


Thursday, December 4, 2014


Seelye Hall 207 - 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Join students and faculty and friends of the German Studies Department at the annual Nikolausfeier celebration. Stollen and singing and conviviality.

Student Symposium on German Studies

Date, time and location TBA


March 2 - May 20, 2015

Student-curated Exhibition

Neilson Library, 3rd floor exhibition area

Title:  "Visual Arts in Germany Between the Wars 1925-1940"


Thursday, April 30, 2015


Seelye Hall 207 - 5:00 to 6:00 pm

Join students, faculty, and friends of the German Studies department for the seasonal end-of-year festivities, including the presentation of book awards.


Some of Last Year's Events


Wednesday, March 12, 2014

"Nietzsche and the Return of History as Science" Lecture by Anthony Jensen

Seelye Hall 106 - 4:30 pm
Anthony Jensen is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Providence College and author of "Nietzsche's Philosophy of History" (Cambridge UP, 2013). Professor Jensen is the Associate Editor of The Journal of Nietzsche Studies.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

"Must Poems be Puzzles?" Lecture by Judith Ryan

Seelye Hall 106 - 4:30 pm
Judith Ryan is the Robert K. and Dale J. Weary Professor of German and Comparative Literature at Harvard.  A specialist of 19th- and 20th-century literature, especially of poetry and the novel, her most recent books are The Novel After Theory (Columbia University Press, 2012) and The Cambridge Introduction to German Poetry (Cambridge University Press, 2012). Professor Ryan taught at Smith College from 1967 - 1985.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Lecture by Leo Lensing

Seelye Hall 201 - 5:00 pm

Professor Lensing from Wesleyan University will deliver a lecture with the title, "Demolition Man: Karl Kraus and the 'Deconstruction' of the Vienna Coffeehouse Myth."