Judd A. and Marjorie Weinberg
College of Arts and Sciences • Northwestern University
Remembering Volker Dürr
Professor Volker Dürr, a professor of German, who taught at Northwestern from 1973 until his retirement in 2008, died on May 11th of this year in his hometown of Rockenhausen, Germany. Professor Dürr received his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1973 in the Comparative Literature Department with a specialization in modern European literature. His dissertation compared the works of Gottfried Keller with those of Gustav Flaubert. Among the many projects he undertook while at Princeton was the careful examination of the manuscripts of Hermann Broch ... continue
Incoming Freshmen Class of 2018
We extend a special welcome to the incoming freshmen class of 2018! Please start your search with theFirst-Year Focus or consult the Yearly Schedule for German to plan your academic year.
Alumni and Friends! Wherever you are ...
We would like to keep in touch with you and let you know what is happening in the German department. Please send us your contact information and let us know how you are doing and what is new in your life. We have established a scholarship fund to help our students take advantage of study abroad and internship opportunities in German-speaking countries. We are asking alumni and friends of our department to contribute to theScholarship for Study Abroad fund. We hope you will consider a gift.