Germany 25 Years after the Fall of the Wall

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about history and culture in an international perspective: Three of our German exchange students, Anna Beier, Carolin Hehl, and Hannah Ziehm will discuss how Germans view the East – West relations in Germany 25 years after the wall came down. (Event will be in English, for more information consult…

German Author Jennifer Teege Will Read at ASC

Millions of people know about Amon Goeth, the commander of the former National Socialist concentration camp in Plaszow-Krakov in Poland, from Ralph Fienne’s performance of this character in Steven Spielberg’s film Schindler’s List (1993). This also applies to Jennifer Teege, for whom Amon Goeth was a distant historical figure until that specific day a few years ago,…

ASC Student-organized Holocaust Lecture Draws Crowd

Close to 140 people packed Lower Evans on Agnes Scott’s campus last night when Eva Baron, Hungarian-born survivor of Auschwitz concentration camp, talked about her experience. Ms. Baron delivered a moving and often chilling account of how she and her family were deported from Budapest during the last year of WW II and how her…

Sabine Hake Lecture in Atlanta

The ASC German Studies Program co-sponsors a lecture by Dr. Sabine Hake on “Postfascism and Democratic Subjectivity: On West German Films of the 1950s,” on February 24, 3-5pm, in GSU’s Rialto Center in downtown Atlanta. Prof. Hake is one of the foremost experts on German cinema, some of ASC’s German students might remember her work…