German Language and Literatures
Department Chair:
Elizabeth Hamilton

Administrative Assistant:
Polly Bratton

Department Email:

Phone: 440 7758650
Fax: 440 7756355

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

Office Hours: 8:30a - noon and 1:00p - 3:30p

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).