German Area Studies


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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Germany Explored with Blocker Funding

Photo by Gianna Gonzalez '20Thirteen recipients of the Julius G. Blocker ’53 Endowed Fund, which enables students to pursue their academic curiosities in cities throughout Germany, brought their insights on architecture and memory, street…
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Art & Memory in Germany

Berlin GroupThis summer during a program co-led by Associate Professor of Art and Architecture Gabriella D’Angelo and Assistant Professor of Art and Architecture Alysia Kaplan, 13 students studied abroad in Berlin.…
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Polentes ’21 Named NOAA Hollings Scholar

Polentes Jack NOAAJack Polentes ’21 has been awarded the prestigious Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship, giving the geoscience major a paid 10-week internship with researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration…
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