Events and Cultural Resources

  • Father Ron Murphy

    Father Ron Murphy

    Father Murphy during his presentation "Two Works of Barbarian Piety" on October 26, 2017

  • Dr. Irene Kacandes

    Dr. Irene Kacandes

    Guest Dr. Irene Kacandes (left) during her presentation "Julius Posener (1904-1996): Surprising Witness to German Postwar Suffering" on October 16, 2017, introduced by Dr. Eigler.

  • Dr. Katrin Sieg

    Dr. Katrin Sieg

    Dr. Katrin Sieg during the presentation "Wie dekolonisiert man deutsche Geschichte im Museum?" on September 25, 2017

  • Dr. Michael Speier

    Dr. Michael Speier

    Guest Dr. Michael Speier during a poetry reading on September 15, 2017

  • Georgetown University's German Department

    Georgetown University's German Department

    December 9, 2016

  • Dr. Doris Bachmann-Medick

    Dr. Doris Bachmann-Medick

    Lecture with Max Kade Visiting Professor Dr. Doris Bachmann-Medick (upper left) on October 13, 2016

  • Meanings of Modern Work in Times of Disruption Conference

    Meanings of Modern Work in Times of Disruption Conference

    Conference Participants, April 8-9, 2016

  • Maxi Obexer

    Maxi Obexer

    Maxi Obexer during the January 27, 2016, discussion group

  • Michael Götting

    Michael Götting

    Michael Götting reading from his novel Contrapunctus on October 26, 2015

  • Auditory Knowledge in the Arts

    Auditory Knowledge in the Arts

    Professor Mary Helen Dupree (second from left) and panel during the Auditory Knowledge in the Arts Conference, September 25, 2015

  • Auditory Knowledge in the Arts

    Auditory Knowledge in the Arts

    German Department Grad Students during the Auditory Knowledge in the Arts Conference, September 25, 2015

The German Department regularly organizes a range of academic events:

  • Lectures & Workshops bring together an invited scholar with students and faculty to explore an area of research in German Studies or Second Language Acquisition. 
  • Conferences & Symposia highlight areas of research from our own faculty and include speakers from related disciplines at Georgetown and other universities.
  • Graduate Student Conferences bring together students and faculty from Georgetown with students from German studies programs across the U.S. 
  • BMW Center for German and European Studies at Georgetown offers many events that are of interest to faculty and students in the German Department.
Upcoming German Department Events include:

Participants of AATG-sponsored workshop on Curriculum Construction in College German Programs

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Students and faculty at Georgetown University also benefit from a rich variety of academic and cultural institutions in the Washington DC area, including the Goethe Institut, the German Historical Institute, and the Institute for Contemporary German Studies, among many others.