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Deutscher Tisch (German Language Lunch Table)

Every Thursday throughout the academic year from noon to 1 p.m. beginning September 17, 2015
Duckett House Dining Room C

Please note: There is no language table on November 26.  Also, no language tables are held during Spring Recess, reading period or final exams.

Upcoming Events


Tuesday, April 19, 2016

"Franz Katka, China and Jews"

Lecture by Mark H. Gelber (Ben-Gurion University -Beer Sheva)

Lewis Global Studies Center - 4:30 pm



Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Hamburg Pre-Departure Breakfast Meeting

(For those students registered to study in Hamburg in the Fall)

Campus Center 204 - 7:30 to 9:00 am


Thursday, April 28, 2016


Seelye Hall 207 - 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.


Saturday, May 14, 2016

Delta Phi Alpha German Honor Society Initiation Ceremony

Hatfield Hall 204 - 3:00 - 3:30 pm


Commencement Reception

Hatfield Hall 203 - 3:30 - 4:00 pm




Some of Last Year's Events


Thursday, November 5, 2015

Lecture by Yuliya Komska (Dartmouth College)

"How Cold War Radio Lost Its Sound"

Seelye Hall 106 - 5 p.m.

March 5 - June 19, 2015

Student-curated Exhibition: "Visual Arts in Germany Between the Wars 1925-1940"

Neilson Library, 3rd floor exhibition area

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

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

Seelye Hall 106 - 4:30 pm

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

Lecture by Judith Ryan: "Must Poems be Puzzles?"

Seelye Hall 106 - 4:30 pm

Ryan is 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.