Professor Andrei Markovits
Professor Andrei Markovits presents his new book entitled Hillel at Michigan 1926/27 – 1945: Struggles of Jewish Identity in a Pivotal...
Mark Gelber, Ben-Gurion University
Before Franz Kafka died, he asked his friend Max Brod to burn his manuscripts after his death. Instead, Brod kept the manuscripts with the...
Our department offers undergraduate programs in German, Scandinavian, and Dutch and a graduate program in German Studies. In teaching and research, we emphasize the embededdness of language, literature, and the arts in larger social, cultural, and political processes. Our approach, widely known as the “Michigan Model,” has made us one of the premier departments in the US and is unmatched in its interdisciplinary breadth. Students will be guided by faculty with deep methodic training and experience in German, Dutch and Scandinavian languages and literature, Comparative Literature, History, Political Science, Sociology, Film Studies, Philosophy, Media Studies, Museum Studies, and Music.