German Area Studies


Eight Blocker Fellows Conduct Cultural Research on Germany

Aerial view of BerlinWith support from the Julius G. Blocker '53 Endowed Fund, HWS students pursue cultural research in Germany each semester and, upon their return to campus, present their insights and experiences…
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Williams '20 Earns Fulbright to Germany

Ruby Williams DU2Ruby Williams '20 is the recipient of a 2020 U.S. Student Fulbright Award to Germany, where she will serve as an English Teaching Assistant (ETA). Her position will begin in…
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Faculty Earn Full Professorship, Emeriti Status

Coxe Hall Quad beautyAt the spring meeting of the HWS Board of Trustees, five faculty members were elevated to full professor and another five were granted emeriti status. Effective July 1, Etin Anwar…
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Students Learn From Indigenous and Refugee Communities

German-studies-2Students in two of Assistant Professor of German Area Studies and Media and Society Ashwin Manthripragada's classes explored the worlds of local Indigenous and refugee cultures recently with a field…
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Blocker Fellows Present Abroad Projects  

Daphna Bendull '21 discusses her semester of research conducted in Germany at the biannual Blocker Fellowship showcase.At the spring Blocker Showcase, eight recipients of the fellowship – which enables students to study abroad in Germany while researching a cultural studies project of their interest – presented…
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