Willkommen/Welcome Class of 2022!

The start of the semester is still a few weeks out, but we are excited about a wonderful group of new students–the largest class ever!!–to join us. Many of you have indicated some interest in German Studies and we hope to see you at the academic fair and, maybe, in one of our courses. Below…

Get Your “Bratwurst” Fix

International Education Week also happens in Evans Dining Hall. ASC’s adventurous dining hall crew went into overdrive to create a weeklong menu featuring dishes from many different regions and cultures. Today they will feature Germany, and, to everyone’s surprise, it will be “Bratwurst.” (Bavaria and Austria are celebrating. Berliners: We’ll try to get Currywurst and…

Night of Global Poetry

“Die Grenzen meiner Sprache bedeuten die Grenzen meiner Welt [The limitations of my language form the limitations of my world(view)” — Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein‘s sentence illustrates to what extent language shapes our thinking and creativity. Participants and attendees at Monday evening’s first “Global Night of Poetry and Music” at Agnes Scott College experienced the…

International Education Week

This week is international education week. German Studies has teamed up with other foreign language programs and the Gué Pardue Hudson Center for Leadership and Service for a series of exciting events. It starts tonight with “A Night of Global Poetry and Music” in Maclean Auditorium, from 7-8pm. Come and listen to your fellow Scotties’…

German Language & Culture at ASC

A heartfelt “Herzlich Willkommen/Welcome” to all new and returning Scotties! Have a great move-in day and orientation phase. And help your parents to depart, it’s hard for them! Tomorrow is Academic Fair and we hope to see many of you in Bullock Science Center. (If you don’t come we have to eat the Gummibärchen ourselves…