The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies will be offering German and Dutch language and culture courses, taught in German and English, in Spring/Summer 2020. Detailed course outlines can be accessed here:
On Thursday, March 19, 2020 Dr. Samantha Rose Hill gave the lecture “Thinking itself is dangerous: Reading Hannah Arendt”. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the lecture was held online, and Dr. Hill spoke to hundreds of participants from her home in New York via livestream.
What can Hannah Arendt’s life and work teach us about our present political moment? Arendt scholar Samantha Rose Hill, Assistant Director of the Hannah Arendt Centre for Politics and Humanities at Bard College, will talk about the renewed interest in Hannah Arendt’s work, and why we should be reading Arendt now to better understand the politics of today.
The GSS department is currently having a visitor from Mannheim: Alexandra Gubina, Ph.D. student from the University of Mannheim, who also works at the Pragmatics department at the Leibniz-Institute for the German Language (IDS). Alex is staying with the GSS department until the mid of April to work on her dissertation with one of her supervisors, Prof.