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Students gain fluency and advanced reading comprehension; study prominent works of German literature in their original language; and examine Germany's history, culture, politics, and contemporary society.

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Kaffeeklatsch with Caroline Frank

February 5, 2014

Caroline Frank, visiting instructor of German at Sewanee presented a Power Point of her home state, das Saarland, to a Kaffeeklatsch in the German House at the Univ. of the South on Sunday,Feb. 2, 2014.

Students gather to discuss Kafka at Stirling’s Coffee Shop

January 27, 2014

German 413, Kafka und seine Zeit, gathers on Tuesdays in Gailor 212 and on Thursdays in Stirling's Coffee House. On Thursday, Jan. 27, Prof. Davidheiser and the 11 students finished discussing Franz Kafka's Der Prozess and posed for a picture.

Dr. Davidheiser President of National German Honor Society

December 4, 2013

At the annual meeting of the American Association of Teachers of German, Dr. James C. Davidheiser officially took over the office of President of Delta Phi Alpha, the National German Honor Society, a group which includes German departments at hundreds of colleges and universities across the United States. Last year 900 new student members with high grades in German and overall were inducted into the national organization and pledged to persevere in their German studies and support the advancement of students' knowledge of German culture in the USA. Each year Sewanee inducts its own members in April at a festive ceremony in the German House. In this picture Dr. Davidheiser is shown next to the new National Secretary-Treasurer of Delta Phi Alpha, Dr. Michael Shaughnessy.

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