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:
Decolonizing the Museum – Transnational Comparisons - Friday, November 9 and Saturday, November 10, 2018 (Georgetown University and Howard University).
2019 GRADNASFLA Symposium: Systemic Functional Linguistics Across Contexts - Thursday, February 21 - Sunday, February 24, 2019 (location TBD).
Participants of AATG-sponsored workshop on Curriculum Construction in College German Programs
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.