Germany

Bridging the Gap with Germany during the Pandemic

By Iris Bork-Goldfield, Adj. Professor of German Studies, Chair In March 2020, students were told to return from their study abroad programs, and we faculty were asked not to leave the U.S. Four of our students had just arrived at our Smith program in Hamburg, Germany, when they received that unwelcome message to pack again…

Wes Students in Transatlantic Conversation on Jewish Identity

Written by Thorsten Wilhelm, Visiting Assistant Professor of German Studies In the past fall semester, Wesleyan students in the First Year Seminar “Holocaust Remembrance in Germany: The Third Generation” participated in a pilot exchange with the Central Council of Jews in Germany. Made possible by the Departments of German Studies and Jewish Studies and the…

Building Tomorrow – Diversity in Germany

We invite you to join us for the first event of our fall series: Building Tomorrow-Diversity in Germany. Please RSVP and we will send you a Zoom link on Monday, September 21st. Click the link for more information and to RSVP to The Cakemaker, a film by Ofir Raul Graizer: https://bit.ly/2RoCA8t. Check out the full series…

Fully Funded Fellowship to Germany

ATTENTION JUNIORS &SENIORS!!! Come to this information session to learn how you can spend a year in Germany after you graduate! Monday, October 28, 2019 4:30 – 5:30 pm Fries Center for Global Studies Commons *light snacks provided ABOUT THE FELLOWSHIP The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) is a fellowship funded by the…

100 Years of Bauhaus

Since 2014, the German Studies Department at Wesleyan has applied for and received funding five times from the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Washington D.C. The funding supports events designed to inform the public and spark discussion about contemporary Germany, including relations between the U.S. and the Federal Republic. The events take…

Welcome to Wesleyan’s Global Community!

This has been a year of growth and change across all areas “global” at Wesleyan. After several years of modest declines, participation in study abroad went up significantly, enrollments in language classes ticked up, and the volume of international students continued to rise. We saw notable successes by our students applying for fellowships, including the…