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GERMAN AREA STUDIES NEWS

Blocker Fellows Offer Cultural Showcase

"Modern Political Culture of the Federal Republic of Germany: A Comparative Perspective” and “What’s it for You? Differing Perspectives on Religion and Identity in Germany,” are among the titles to be presented at the 2012 Julius G. Blocker ’53 Cultural Showcase: Encounters with German Culture on Tuesday, Oct. 23, from 5 - 6:30 p.m. in the Vandevort Room of the Scandling Campus Center. The event,...  More >>

A Summer in Leipzig

While most HWS students can be found working in internships or jobs during the summer, Emily Nugent ’13 won’t be joining her classmates; instead, Nugent will be in the classroom, completing her spring semester. Nugent is studying in Leipzig, Germany, where semesters run from March to August. Thanks to the Julius G. Blocker ‘53 Endowed Fellowship, Nugent and seven other HWS students are currentl...  More >>

A Summer in Tübingen

Since April, Emma Lowenberg '13 has been studying abroad at the Universit ät Tübingen in Germany, taking classes in German history, language and grammar. By the end of her experience in August, she is expected to complete a final thesis written in German on a topic of her choice. "My favorite class thus far is a seminar on integration policies and social issues effecting German-Muslim immigrants....  More >>

Krahn '10 to Intern in Germany

This summer, Erik Krahn '10 will spend five weeks interning at Studio Hamburg, a TV and film production company in Hamburg, Germany. Krahn will be involved with post production, editing and film production. "I'm really excited for this opportunity to learn more about film production and to improve my foreign language skills," says Krahn, who studied abroad in Rome and took courses in film while t...  More >>

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