Vance Byrd, Assistant Professor of German teaches one of his classes in one of the small classrooms in ARH.

German Studies

German is more than a language — the curriculum studies German culture, history, philosophy, literature, arts, and film; German House and a weekly German Table allow you to live the language with fellow students, native speakers, and visiting guests. You can cap off your experience with study abroad, a senior seminar, or an independent research project. Majors go on to graduate study and careers in education, interpretation, media, law, economic development, government, tourism, finance, and more.

Department News

Dan Reynolds and the cover of Postcards from Auschwitz

Dark Tourism? Travel to Sites of Holocaust Remembrance, Wed., March 13, 2019, at 4:15 pm, Burling Lounge

Dan Reynolds, Seth Richards Professor in Modern Languages, will present his reflections on visits to Holocaust memorials and museums, the topic of his recent book Postcards from Auschwitz: Holocaust Tourism and the Meaning of Remembrance.
German exhibit in Burling Library Special Collections

Exhibit on German in Grinnell's Humanities

An exhibit on German in Grinnell’s humanities is now on display in the Special Collections

Grinnell College Professor to Give Book Talk on German Literature, Panoramas

German prof Vance Byrd to discuss panorama, industrialization, scientific exploration and 19th century German literature April 26.

Department Information

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1226 Park St
Grinnell, IA 50112
United States

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