German Language and Literatures
Department Chair:
Steve Huff

Administrative Assistant:
Polly Bratton

Department Email:

Phone: 440 7758650
Fax: 440 7756355

Peters Hall 222
50 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

Max Kade Lecture

Max Kade Lecture

The Department of German Language and Literatures
invites you to the

Thirtieth Annual Max Kade Lecture

Jefferey Herf

"Ideology into Narrative: Nazy Germany's Anti-Semitic Propaganda in Germany and the Middle East - and its Aftereffects"

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

4:30 p.m.

Max Kade German House

The Department of German Language and Literatures has been pleased to host these annual Max Kade lectures:

Twenty-Ninth Annual Max Kade Lecture

Leroy T. Hopkins, Jr.
Professor of German
Millersville University

Black Prussians: African Americans
and German Higher Education, 1849-1933

Friday, February 16, 2007

The Twenty-eighth Annual Max Kade Lecture

Michael Hofmann
noted writer and award-winning translator
On Translating Franz Kafka
(in English)

Saturday, November 12, 2005


The Twenty-seventh Annual Max Kade Lecture

Professor Leslie Adelson, Cornell University

"Remembering the Future: The Turkish Turn in Contemporary German Literature"

Saturday, November 9, 2002


The Twenty-sixth Annual Max Kade Lecture

Professor Todd Kontje, University of California, San Diego

"Günter Grass and the Literature of Migration: Between Heimat and Diaspora"

Saturday, November 3, 2001


The Twenty-fifth Annual Max Kade Lecture

Professor David Chisholm, University of Arizona

"German Literary-Political Cabaret during the Weimar Republic"

Saturday, November 4, 2000

Annual Max Kade lectures are made possible through a series of generous grants to the German Department by the Max Kade Foundation (New York).