Events and Cultural Resources

Participants during the GRADNASFLA Symposium: Systemic Functional Linguistics Across Contexts, February 22-24, 2019
Participants during the GRADNASFLA Symposium: Systemic Functional Linguistics Across Contexts, February 22-24, 2019

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 cf663@georgetown.edu
  • 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)
German Department Faculty and Graduate Students with Dr. Sabine Gross on September 15, 2018
German Department Faculty and Graduate Students with Dr. Sabine Gross on September 15, 2018

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.