<em>Ekstase und Elend</em>, a German Cultural History Reader and Website

Ekstase und Elend is a freely accessible, multimedia website designed for an intermediate-to-advanced German-language course on the cultural history of German-speaking Central Europe in the twentieth-century. Presenting an inclusive history including women’s history, LGBTQ+ history, Germans of Color, and other historically underrepresented groups, the website features an interactive, multimedia timeline and links to key primary […]

Worldwide Worldwide Remarque

Erich Maria Remarque-Friedenszentrum Osnabrück The exhibition Worldwide Worldwide Remarque at the Erich Maria Remarque Peace Center in Osnabrück documents the current worldwide presence of Erich Maria Remarque’s work in various media since 1998. The “object of the week” introduces this representation, for example, in short films, art work, publications, or music. Visit the exhibition

Teaching “German” Film in the 21st Century: Critical Media Literacy

September 17, 2020 Most programs in German Studies or German Language offer some form of “German” survey film courses, often taught in English and with high enrollments. These courses often reinforce a limited understanding of what “counts” as German film production and ignore the transnational realities of filmmakers, film production, and film theory. Occasionally theory […]

The Experience of Modernity: A Cultural History of Interwar Germany

Jochen HungUniversity of UtrechtDept. of History & Art History “The Experience of Modernity: A Cultural History of Interwar Germany” is a graduate (Master’s-level) course on the Weimar Republic. Image source: By Gartenhallenbad_Fechenheim_Ostseite_03012010.JPG: Urmelbeauftragter, Jürgen Heegmann, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=10794231

Nazi Germany and the Holocaust

Adam BlacklerUniversity of Wyoming An upper-division, undergraduate history course on the history of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. One of the main assignments is research project using newspapers and the USHMM’s “History Unfolded” project. Image: By United States Army Signal Corps photographer – Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University [1], Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=13280228

Gresham College Lectures by Richard Evans

Gresham College, Cambridge A collection of online lectures by Professor Sir Richard Evans on topics ranging from time and space in the Victorian era to the white plague (tuberculosis) and history of the Weimar Republic.

Einstein Papers Project: The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA The Einstein Papers Project is engaged in one of the most ambitious scholarly publishing ventures undertaken in the history of science. The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein provides the first complete picture of Einstein’s massive written legacy. In addition to Einstein’s prolific scientific writings, the Collected Papers also contains his massive body of […]

GEI-Digital: The Digital Textbook Library

Georg-Eckert-Institut – Leibniz-Institut für Internationale Schulbuchforschung, Braunschweig GEI-Digital visualized provides interactive access to the collection of historic textbooks from Germany. It visualizes temporal and spatial dimensions of the collection which supply insights into developments on the historic textbook market and its actors in Germany. More than 4000 German textbooks are available, including reading primers, geography […]

Scripta Paedagogica Online

Bibliothek für Bildungsgeschichtliche Forschung, Berlin Scripta Paedagogica Online is a digital text archive on the history of education in German-speaking countries. It contains, among other things, the results of several DFG-funded projects for the digitization of educational journals, reference works, and religious / pedagogical journals, as well as further educational writings from the holdings of […]