Literature and Culture Seminars

Advanced Conversation and Composition
“Fremd Sein” – Ein Gedicht

A Bridge of Words
Self-Assessment and Course Reflection using iMovie

CITISCAPES: BERLIN AND VIENNA IN THE 20TH AND 21ST CENTURY combines the study of the cultural and intellectual history of the two capital cities through literature and film with the study of the German language. The final projects are lecture-style presentations prepared through process writing and performed reading. 

by Khulganaa Buyannemekh (Class of 2018, German and Neuroscience)

by Ashlee Belkevich (Class of 2018, German and Biology)


Bulgarian-Austrian author Dimitre Dinev (2016 Max Kade writer-in-residence) taught creative writing to my students who learned to explore their own literary creativity and, in the end, produced remarkable pieces of literature.

“Unter den Tieren” by Cullen Scheland (German and Geology double major, Class of 2017)

“Liebe” by Erin Kersten (A.B. German and B.S. Biology, Class of 2016)

Project produced by Recep Celebi (German and Math, Class of 2017) in literature seminar with Gabriele Petricek, 2015 Max Kade writer-in-residence

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