EuropeNow Syllabus Database

A wide-ranging, interdisciplinary collection of syllabi on European topics hosted by EuropeNow, an online journal published by the Council of European Studies (CES). Link: EuropeNow Syllabus Database Image source: Public Domain,

Third-Year German: Wald, Wetter, Wandel

Johanna Schuster-CraigMichigan State University This upper-division German language and culture course analyzes the natural world and our often unnatural technologies that interfere with the ecological order. Intensive work with texts and films dealing with forests, gardens, plants, natural explorers, pollution and atomic disaster. Image: “in the forest” by Wim Vandenbussche is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA […]

German Films partners with Telescope Film

The site offers a database of 450,000 films, which you can search by title, country, language, genre, director, etc. We will tell you everything that’s out there, if it’s available to watch online, and where. Then you can click through to the streaming service of your choice (we are connected to 110). The site is […]

Federal Agency for Civic Education

Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung

Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, Bonn The Federal Agency for Civic Education is a federal public authority providing citizenship education and information on political issues for all people in Germany. The wide-ranging and extensive website includes articles, explanatory videos, documentaries, teaching resources, and much more. Of special note may be the free downloadable publications such as […]

German History Intersections

German Historical Institute, Washington, DC This preview of video clips from the GHI’s forthcoming German History Intersections project was compiled in support of the German Studies Collaboratory. The clips speak broadly to various aspects of the themes addressed in our project: migration, “Germanness,” and knowledge and education. We hope that you find them useful for teaching, research, or […]

Podcasts of the German Historical Institute London

German Historical Institute, London In light of the Coronavirus pandemic, the summer seminar lecture series on Feminist Histories is available as part of the GHIL audio podcast. Access the podcasts here.

Deutsches Literatur Archiv Marbach

Deutsches Literaturarchiv Marbach

The German Literature Archive, Marbach The German Literature Archive is the home to the personal papers of thousands of German authors and cultural figures from 1750 to the present. Its library is the largest dedicated to literary history in Germany. Its largest collections include the papers of Friedrich Schiller and the Cotta publishing house. It […]

The Zeitgeist Podcast

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, DC A foreign policy-driven podcast project based out of the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies at Johns Hopkins University and hosted by Jeff Rathke. Listen to the podcast here

Nitbits: Short Talks on Key Concepts

The Network in Transnational Memory Studies (NITMES) and Utrecht University present the first round of NITBITS, in which leading scholars discuss key concepts of memory studies, from “cultural memory”, to “remediation”, to “travelling memory”. Talks by Aleida Assmann, Andrew Hoskins, Barbara Törnquist Plewa, Ann Rigney, Astrid Erll and Rosanne Kennedy are now online. The above underlined links take you to the individual talks. The main page […]

Migrant Knowledge

The purpose Migrant Knowledge is to foster and disseminate research at the nexus of migration and knowledge studies. Migrating people—social actors with agency—are the main focus. Thus “migrant knowledge.” At the same time, there is room for interesting work on knowledge about migrants, especially if such research helps us to understand migrant knowledge. The focus here is mainly […]