Have you seen any good films lately?

German 330 will definitely be an opportunity to catch up on recent developments in German and Austrian film. Taught by Prof. Sarah Richards, a graduate of Emory U’s Film Studies and German Studies programs, this course will take a close look at recent and non-mainstream films from Austria and Germany, from Spielmann’s Revanche (2009) to Michael Haneke’s The…

Study Abroad Info Session

For all interested students, including German 101: Where can you study abroad in German-speaking countries? Get up-to-date info from German and Austrian exchange students and American study-abroad “veterans”. See the flyer for details and e-mail Dr. Barbara Drescher at bdrescher@agnesscott.edu with additional questions.

Teaching English Where the “Hills Are Alive…”

Agnes Scott Seniors: If teaching is on your radar, you should consider applying for the US Teaching Assistantship in Austria. The deadline is January 15, 2013! For more information, watch the video on the front page of our blog and check out the program’s website, which has a host of useful information and explains the…

Oktober 26: Austrian National Holiday

Today, Austria celebrates its “Staatsfeiertag”, the Austrian National Holiday. Officially, the day commemorates Austria’s declaration of “immerwährende Neutralität” [eternal neutrality]. This meant that Austria would stay out of any military pacts such as NATO or the former Warsaw pact and would not engage in any military actions other than self-defense. It was that condition, which…

Austrian Architects Design Expo 2012 Building

If it looks like a giant stranded fish, that’s intended: The Austrian architecture office “soma” designed the building to illustrate the Expo’s theme “The Living Ocean and Coast.”

Vienna’s Solar City Map

Imagine this: You live in greater Atlanta area and are interested in solar energy. You would like to know quickly what potential for electricity production the roof of your house or your apartment building has? Where do you go to find that information in 2 minutes? Right, nowhere… In Vienna it takes you less than…

“Our Woman in Vienna”: ASC Alumna Molly Roza

Studying German will make you go places. And it’s wonderful to catch up with former students. Here’s a video message from Molly Roza, an ASC alumna who went to Vienna, Austria, with a Fulbright and…well, watch for yourselves. (This video premieres the new ASC German Studies channel on youtube, subscribe to it if you like…