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Walter Benjamin Workshops | April 20th and 21st

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Friday, April 21st | University Hall 201 10 AM - 12 PM Peter Fenves (Northwestern): “An Epistemo- Promotive Program” Respondent: Hedy Cohen (Kingston University) 2...

Feb
22
2024

German Department Lunch n Learn

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Join us for lunch and learn about the research of Professor Denise Meuser and Robert Świstelnicki

Jan
19
2024

German Study Abroad Alumni Panel

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Planning to study abroad during the year next year, or want to find out more about summer internships? Join NU...

Nov
13
2023

Difficult Conversations on Israel and Palestine

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Middle East and North African Studies

Please join MENA Studies & Jewish and Israeli Studies for this conversation *What is the Israeli-Palestinian conflict all about? Why has...

Oct
11
2023

The Humanization of Nature

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Join Professor Christoph Menke (Goethe Universität Frankfurt / Northwestern University) for a discussion on the Humanization of Nature

Sep
18
2023

Open House

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

OPEN HOUSE | DEPARTMENT OF GERMAN Are you interested in German language and culture? German Literature? History and Politics? Would you like...

Sep
7
2023

Academic Direction Fair

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Weinberg Academic Direction Fair - German Department    Tuesday, September 5:  2-3 pm  Wednesday, September 6: 1-2 pm  Thursday, September 7: 11-12 pm    Please contact...

Sep
6
2023

Academic Direction Fair

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Weinberg Academic Direction Fair - German Department    Tuesday, September 5:  2-3 pm  Wednesday, September 6: 1-2 pm  Thursday, September 7:11-12 pm    Please contact the...

Sep
5
2023

Academic Direction Fair

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Weinberg Academic Direction Fair - German Department    Tuesday, September 5:  2-3 pm  Wednesday, September 6: 1-2 pm  Thursday, September 7:11-12 pm    Please contact the department...

May
31
2023

German Grillfest

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Join the German department faculty, staff, and your peers for the annual end-of-the-year Grillfest.   Please note the new time (join us...

Mar
1
2023

Mann at the Movies: Mephisto

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Join us for the third film screening for the "Man at the Movies" film series. All films in the series...

Feb
15
2023

Mann at the Movies: Lotte in Weimar

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Join us for the second film screening for the "Man at the Movies" film series. All films in the series...

Feb
7
2023

Mann at the Movies: Death in Venice

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Join us for the first film screening for the "Man at the Movies" film series. All films in the series...

Feb
3
2023

Symposium: Thomas Mann in Exile, for Social Democracy

2:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Join us for the symposium around the Exhibit in the University Library: “Thomas Mann:  Democracy Will Win!”    Deering Library, 208 Friday, February...

Nov
9
2022

Kaffeestunde

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

A weekly gathering for the NU community to speak German and meet faculty and other students. Every Wednesday from 4-5.

Oct
26
2022

Kaffeestunde

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

A weekly gathering for the NU community to speak German and meet faculty and other students. Every Wednesday from 4-5.

Oct
25
2022

Kevin Rittberger Play Readings

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Staged readings (in English) of excerpts from texts by German playwright and theater director, Kevin Rittberger

Oct
20
2022

Internships in Germany Info-Session

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Department of German

For anyone (except seniors) with more than 1 year of German by the end of the year: Join our Cultural...

Oct
19
2022

Kaffeestunde

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

A weekly gathering for the NU community to speak German and meet faculty and other students. Every Wednesday from 4-5.

Oct
13
2022

German Study Abroad Info Session | Online

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Students and alumni panel will be able to answer any questions you may have about programs like the DAAD-RISE, DAAD...

Oct
12
2022

Kaffeestunde

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

A weekly gathering to speak German and meet faculty and other students. Every Wednesday from 4-5. For locations and exact...

Oct
12
2022

German Study Abroad Online Info Session

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Come learn about all the ways you can study abroad or do an internship in Germany. Programs that you will...

Oct
10
2022

Kevin Rittberger Play Readings

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Staged readings (in English) of excerpts from texts by German playwright and theater director, Kevin Rittberger

Sep
28
2022

German Department Grillfest

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Department of German

The Department of German welcomes you to Northwestern! Come for something to eat, and to meet faculty, fellow students and...

May
24
2022

101/102 Evening O' Skits

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM, sponsored by Department of German

The highlight of the quarter,  an in-class skit performance culminates in the almost famous *Evening O' Skits* featuring the best...

May
5
2022

Paper Existences: Passports and Literary Imagination

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Paper Existences: Passports and Literary Imagination With brief presentations by Visiting Max Kade Professor Doerte Bischoff (Hamburg/NU); Xan Holt (Post-Doc, Dept....

Apr
5
2022

Investiture Ceremony for Christine Helmer

4:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Professor Christine Helmer will be honored with other faculty at the April 5, 2022 Investiture Ceremony.

Feb
28
2022

Ukraine: Q & A with Ambassador Ian Kelly

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM, sponsored by Slavic Languages and Literatures

Ambassador in Residence and professor in Slavic, Ian Kelly, has very generously agreed to meet with faculty and students. This...

Nov
5
2021

Study Abroad Fair 2021, Nov. 5

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Northwestern Buffett Global Learning Office

Come meet program providers, staff and students with study abroad experience! This is a great opportunity to connect with the...

Nov
4
2021

Study Abroad Fair 2021, Nov. 4

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Northwestern Buffett Global Learning Office

Come meet program providers, staff and students with study abroad experience! This is a great opportunity to connect with the...

Nov
3
2021

Study Abroad Fair 2021, Nov. 3

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Northwestern Buffett Global Learning Office

Come meet program providers, staff and students with study abroad experience! This is a great opportunity to connect with the...

Nov
2
2021

Study Abroad Fair 2021, Nov. 2

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Northwestern Buffett Global Learning Office

Come meet program providers, staff and students with study abroad experience! This is a great opportunity to connect with the...

Nov
1
2021

Germany Alumni Panel

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

Listen to a panel of Wildcats who spent time in Germany discuss their experiences! Germany offers multiple ways to study,...

Nov
1
2021

Study Abroad Fair 2021, Nov. 1

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Northwestern Buffett Global Learning Office

Come meet program providers, staff and students with study abroad experience! This is a great opportunity to connect with the...

Sep
29
2021

German Department Welcome and Grillfest

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Department of German

The Department of German welcomes you to Northwestern, please join us for our Fall Quarter Departmental Reception.   Come for something to...

May
11
2021

Writing about a revolution - Anna Seghers and Haiti

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Isabel von Holt will be speaking with Prof. Anja Bandau (Leibniz Universität Hannover), Prof. Kaiama Glover (Columbia University), and Prof....

Apr
23
2021

Double Book Talk | Erica Weitzman/Arne Höcker

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Join us for a conversation with Erica Weitzman, Arne Höcker, & the Northwestern German Department    At the Limit of the Obscene  written...

Jan
7
2021

ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship Information Session

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

ThinkSwiss encourages collaboration between Swiss and US students and academics in a variety of fields. The scholarship is open to...

Dec
16
2020

ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship Information Session

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

ThinkSwiss encourages collaboration between Swiss and US students and academics in a variety of fields. The scholarship is open to...

Dec
1
2020

DAAD RISE Information Session

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

Information session on summer research opportunities in Germany through DAAD RISE. RISE offers undergraduates from North American universities the opportunity to...

Nov
10
2020

DAAD RISE Information Session

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

Information session on summer research opportunities in Germany through DAAD RISE. RISE offers undergraduates from North American universities the opportunity to...

Nov
6
2020

German Department Double Book Launch

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Department of German

The Medieval Luther, edited by Christine Helmer; The Reformation of Philosophy, edited by Marius Timmann Mjaaland. Both books were published in 2020...

Nov
5
2020

DAAD RISE Information Session

4:15 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

Information session on summer research opportunities in Germany through DAAD RISE. RISE offers undergraduates from North American universities the opportunity to...

Nov
2
2020

DAAD RISE Information Panel with RISE Alumni

5:15 PM - 6:15 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

RISE offers undergraduates from North American universities the opportunity to complete a summer research internship at top German universities and...

Oct
29
2020

DAAD RISE Information Session

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

Information session on summer research opportunities in Germany through DAAD RISE. RISE offers undergraduates from North American universities the opportunity to...

Oct
28
2020

Study Abroad Info Session: German Language Countries

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Northwestern Buffett Global Learning Office

Study Abroad Information Session: Germany, Austria & Switzerland Join the German Department and the Global Learning Office (GLO) to hear about...

Oct
15
2020

Year in Munich Information Session with Ralf Saborrosch

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

When:  Wednesday, October 20 at 1:00 p.m. (CST) Where: ZOOM ID: https://northwestern.zoom.us/j/c93684385990 What: Information about Junior Year in Munich - - 2021/2022  ...

Jun
18
2020

German Department Graduation Reception

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

The German department will be hosting a virtual end of the year event to celebrate our graduating students on Thursday,...

Feb
20
2020

Karneval/Fasching Kaffeeklatsch

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by German Department

Join McCormick Global Initiatives, The German Department, and the German Undergraduate Advisory Board (GUAB) for a Karneval / Fasching Kaffeeklatsch...

Dec
4
2019

German Holiday Celebration

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Join us for our annual Holiday Celebration!   Celebrate the end of quarter and the end of the year!

Nov
22
2019

International Fellowships for STEM Study and Research

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

International Education Week Event! Come hear Stephen Hill and Jason Kelly Roberts from the NU Office of Fellowships discuss fellowships...

Nov
20
2019

Summer Study Abroad in Berlin

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Speak with student returnees and program faculty to learn about the "Berlin - Global City in the Center of Europe"...

Nov
20
2019

Tips and Tricks for Solo Travel

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Northwestern Buffett Global Learning Office

Whether you’ve never left the country or you’ve gone abroad with family or school, learn tips for navigating international travel...

Nov
19
2019

International Fellowships for Undergraduate Students

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

International Education Week Event! Come hear Stephen Hill and Jason Kelly Roberts from the NU Office of Fellowships discuss fellowships...

Nov
18
2019

DAAD RISE Workshop

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

International Education Week Event! The DAAD Research Internship in Science and Engineering offers funded summer research internships in Germany! Open...

Nov
18
2019

International Fellowships for Graduate Students

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

International Education Week Event! Come hear Stephen Hill and Jason Kelly Roberts from the NU Office of Fellowships discuss fellowships...

Nov
13
2019

DAAD RISE Workshop

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

The DAAD Research Internship in Science and Engineering offers funded summer research internships in Germany! Open to students in STEM...

Nov
7
2019

Study Abroad Fair

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Northwestern Buffett Global Learning Office

Come to the 2019 Study Abroad Fair to learn more about all undergraduate study abroad opportunities at Northwestern! Speak directly...

Oct
31
2019

DAAD RISE Panel Discussion

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Office of Fellowships Information Sessions

The DAAD Research Internship in Science and Engineering offers funded summer research internships in Germany! Open to students in STEM...

Oct
2
2019

German Department Grillfest

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Join us to celebrate the beginning of the quarter and academic year! Courtyard between Kresge & Crowe Wednesday, October 2 , 2019...

Sep
23
2019

German Major or Minor

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Are you thinking about signing up for a German Major or Minor but are not sure where to start? Come...

Sep
19
2019

Talk to an Advisor in German.

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Not sure which course to take in German?  Talk to one of our faculty members and get personalized advice. FIrst-Year German:...

Sep
18
2019

The Academic Directions Fair

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Do you want to find out about Majors and Minors, Study Abroad and other options you have for studying German?...

Jun
21
2019

The 161st Annual Commencement

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduation

Friday, June 21, 20199:30 a.m.Gates open at 8:00 a.m. Ryan Stadium, 1501 Central StreetAdmission by ticket only

Jun
21
2019

Commencement

All day, sponsored by University Academic Calendar

Commencement

Jun
20
2019

President's Reception

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Graduation

The President’s Reception for Graduating Seniors and Families is a light lunch hosted by President and Mrs. Schapiro and is...

May
29
2019

Kaffeestunde in the Department of German

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Join us every Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. in the Departmentt of German Kresge Centennial Hall Rm 3305 Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. Kaffee, Kuchen...

May
15
2019

Kaffeestunde in the Department of German

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Join us every Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. in the Departmentt of German Kresge Centennial Hall Rm 3305 Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. Kaffee, Kuchen...

May
8
2019

Kaffeestunde in the Department of German

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Join us every Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. in the Departmentt of German Kresge Centennial Hall Rm 3305 Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. Kaffee, Kuchen...

May
1
2019

Kaffeestunde in the Department of German

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Join us every Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. in the Departmentt of German Kresge Centennial Hall Rm 3305 Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. Kaffee, Kuchen...

Apr
18
2019

International Fellowships - - Yes they are for you!

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by Forum for Languages and Cultures (Buffett Institute)

Join us for a panel discussion with Northwestern fellowship recipients (Fulbright, DAAD & others). Six Northwestern alums will talk about their...

Apr
17
2019

Kaffeestunde in the Department of German

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Join us every Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. in the Departmentt of German Kresge Centennial Hall Rm 3305 Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. Kaffee, Kuchen...

Mar
12
2019

Michael Nass On Jacques Derrida's 'Gift of Death'

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

The Department of German, French Interdisciplinary Group, and Program in Comparative Literary Studies Present: Michael Nass, from the Department of...

Mar
7
2019

Stammtisch at the Celtic Knot

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM, sponsored by Department of German

Thursday, March 7 Stammtisch at the Celtic Knot at 8:00 p.m with the German Undergraduate Advisory Board (GUAB)