- The department is hosting one of the "spooky" events on campus this Halloween. Emory alumnus Robert Cooper 13C will return to campus to debut original musical accompanying the silent film screening of Nosfuratu Friday, Oct. 28 in White Hall, Room 208 at 9 p.m.
- The department was well-represented at the 40th German Studies Association Conference in San Diego, CA on Sept 30 – Oct 2: Caroline Schaumann co-organized two sessions on the topic “Anthropocene / Resilience / Violence,” moderated the panel “Literature and Ecocriticism,” and presented the paper “Altered Environments in the Anthropocene.” Peter Höyng served as respondent for the session “Musical Innovation in the 19th Century,” while Paul Buchholz presented the paper "Kafka's Waste" in the session "Metamorphoses: Humans, Animals, Machines" and also served as respondent for the panel "Urban Space in the Late 20th and 21st Centuries."
- The German Studies Department welcomes new Assistant Professor Paul Buchholz and Fulbright Teaching Assistant Patrick Ernst to the department
- Senior and German Studies major, Chloe Kipka, was awarded the inaugural Viola Westbrook Endowed Scholarship
- Miriam Udel’s monograph, Never Better!, appeared with University of Michigan Press.