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What’s new in German Studies?

The Spring semester of 2010 is in full swing now and I wanted to provide some updates about ASC’s German Studies program.

First, some news about people: Barbara Drescher is back and teaches German 102 and 202. The students in German 202 already produced some great audio clips about the topic of “Reisen” (traveling), keep an ear out for examples on itunes U soon.

Perhaps you have already met our new exchange student, Katharina Kapsamer. Katharina, a fellow native of Upper Austria, is an M.A. student in visual art and English at the University of Salzburg. In addition to completing courses at ASC, she also teaches the German 102 lab sessions, offers tutorial hours, and will hold several cultural hours on topics ranging from food to music. Please say “Hallo!” to Katharina if you see her in the hallway.

Keep an eye on this blog and on the German program’s facebook site for more information on film screenings, Kaffeestunden, German lunch tables, etc!

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About GG

Gundolf Graml is Associate Prof. and Dir. of German Studies at Agnes Scott College. He has a Ph.D. in German Studies from the University of Minnesota and has published articles on German and Austrian film and tourism. He is currently writing a book about tourism and Austrian national identity after 1945. Other research projects include critical whiteness studies and, most recently, investigations into the connection between memory and nature. At ASC, Gundolf Graml teaches courses on a broad range of topics, from German 101 to German and Austrian Cinema and Afro-German History and Culture.

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