New German Studies Courses 2015-16

We hope everyone had a great Spring Break. Since advising will start soon, here is an overview of the various courses for 2015-16. Please do not hesitate to e-mail Prof. Gundolf Graml with any questions about course selections (ggraml[AT]agnesscott.edu). Click on the pics to read the various course descriptions, or download the information as pdf…

“Migration, Memory, and Diversity in Germany”

Emory U will host a conference under this title on Sep 22-23. The keynote speaker is Rita Chin, Professor of History, who delivered the Halle German Studies Lecture in 2011. The detailed conference program is attached, here’s an excerpt from the official conference announcement: “Since its founding as a nation state, Germany has underscored the…

A New Wave of “Gastarbeiter”?

In 2011 Germany celebrated the 50th anniversary of its first guest worker treaty. (At ASC we marked that historical moment with two lectures by historian Rita Chin and German-Turkish author Yadé Kara.) In 2012 it seems as if history will repeat itself, albeit in a different context. Following the great recession that began in 2008,…