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German Studies

  1. Vance Bryd in class

    Vance Byrd receives New Directions Fellowship from The Mellon Foundation

    Jun 20, 2019
    Vance Byrd, associate professor and chair of German studies, will further his education and launch a new research project as a New Directions Fellowship recipient.
  2. Aerial view of a village on the Danube in Austria

    Reckoning with the Holocaust

    Apr 22, 2019
    Nicholas Haeg ’20 was part of a group of faculty and student researchers from Grinnell College and Yale University that dispersed over the European continent during summer 2018 to document country-by-country both the remembrance and the revisionism that surround the Holocaust.
  3. 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

    Mar 11, 2019
    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.
  4. German exhibit in Burling Library Special Collections

    Exhibit on German in Grinnell's Humanities

    Nov 21, 2018

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

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

    Apr 20, 2018
    German prof Vance Byrd to discuss panorama, industrialization, scientific exploration and 19th century German literature April 26.
  6. Writer-in-Residence: Barbara Yelin

    Apr 10, 2018
    The award-winning graphic novelist and 2018 Department of German artist-in-residence will give a lecture and discussion in German and English starting at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 24 in Faulconer Gallery.
  7. I Wanna Be Americano: A German Crisis of Identity

    Feb 14, 2018
    A video snippets speech performance by Jürgen Kuttner.
  8. Grinnell College Plans Installation Ceremony for Endowed Chairs, Professorships

    Nov 07, 2017
    Honorees at Nov. 14 event will be Shuchi Kapila, Elaine Marzluff, Daniel Reynolds, and Erik Simpson.
  9. We Are Young. We Are Strong Film Screening Explores Radicalization of White Youths

    Oct 19, 2017
    Film with a fictional account of the worst attacks against immigrants in post-war Germany will be followed by an informal discussion.
  10. German Campus Week 2017

    Sep 08, 2017
    The German Department at Grinnell College is happy to announce that it has received a grant from the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany to participate in the Campus Week campaign during fall semester 2017.

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