Events and Cultural Resources
The German Department regularly organizes a range of academic events:
- Lectures & Workshops bring together invited scholars 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:
- Lecture with Dr. David Kim, “The Artist As Pariah? Thomas Mann and Hannah Arendt on the Question of Statelessness,” part of the BMW Center’s 2019-2020 Lecture Series: Wednesday, October 30, 12:00-1:30 pm, McGhee Library. Please register through Eventbrite.
- Workshop with Dr. David Kim on Hannah Arendt: Thursday, October 31, 2:30-4:30 pm, ICC 462. Read more about this event and please register by email to email@example.com
- 30th Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall – Celebration Events November 4 – 9, 2019
- Luncheon lecture with Georgetown University Professor Libbie Rifkin (English): Friday, November 15, 12:15-2:00 pm, ICC 450
- German Department Holiday Party – Friday, December 6, 2:00-3:30 pm, Konrad’s Corner (outside ICC 467)
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.