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Russian House welcomes Maria Sokolova as Head Resident

This year Maria Sokolova will be living in the Russian House. Maria is from St. Petersurg, and will be tutoring first year students, organizing Russian House activities, while taking courses at Sewanee. She is interested in international relations, and was most recently at Bard College in New York.

McMahan to lecture on "Killing Civilians in War"

On Thursday August 27th, Jeff McMahan (C'76), White's Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Oxford, will present a public lecture on "Killing Civilians in War". The lecture will take place at 4.30pm in Convocation Hall, and is free and open to the public.

Sewanee Welcomes Dr. Liesl Allingham

The German Department welcomes Liesl Allingham. She comes to Sewanee from Virgina Tech where she received a number of teaching awards. Dr. Allingham research area focuses on the role of gender in 18th and 19th century German literature. In the fall semester she will teach the introductory course to German literature and an intermediate level language course.

Dr. Zachau's latest book to be published

Dr. Zachau finished his new book Introduction to German Cinema slated for publication in 2016. In a number of chapters the book introduces popular German movies in their social and historical context. The book will be of interest to anyone who no or little prior knowledge of German movies.

Summer in Berlin a Success!

Students in the 2015 Summer in Berlin course explored Berlin’s Jewish and Muslim quarters, Nazi Berlin’s architecture, East Berlins Stasi prison and modern Berlin’s impressive political power center where they witnessed Britain’s Elizabeth II’s state visit to Germany. Other trips included Martin Luther’s Wittenberg, the concentration camp Sachsenhausen and the Prussian palaces of Sanssouci and Charlottenburg.
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