German Area Studies


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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Pandemic Explained: Linton on COVID-19 Response and What to Expect Next

Linton-Derek1A national authority on the history of medicine and immunology, Professor of History Derek Linton reflects on the international response to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and what history can —…
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The Substance (and Science) Behind the Art

Leopardi-and-Bowyer-FSEM-093From painting and literature to comedy and country music, first-year students at HWS probed the making and meaning of a wide range of artistic media. In courses offered through the…
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100 Watercolors of Berlin

Photo by Gianna Gonzalez '20As a Blocker Fellowship recipient, Abbey Frederick ’20 studied abroad in Berlin, Germany during the spring of 2019 and conducted a cultural studies project on urban space through watercolor paintings…
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