Fall 2009 - German Language and Literature

An interest meeting providing opportunities for questions will be held on Tuesday, October 14 at 5 p.m. in LDC 104. Application forms are available from the Office of Off-Campus Studies, Leighton 119 or on the OCS website, http://go.carleton.edu/ocs.

Applications are due to Mary Tatge, German Department, LDC 341 by Monday, January 19, 2009.Late applications will only be accepted if there is space available. Students will be interviewed and selected by the end of winter term 2009.



Kai Herklotz, Visiting Assistant Professor of German

Professor Kai Herklotz is a native German; he has studied in Marburg, Germany, at Vienna University in Austria, at Penn State University, and at the University of California, Irvine, where he earned his Ph.D. He has lived in the U.S. and worked at American universities and colleges since 1998. Areas of interest are East and West German film and literature, and German-Jewish history.


David Tompkins, Assistant Professor of History

Professor David Tompkins received his B.A. in History and French from Rice University, and his Ph.D. in Modern Central European History from Columbia University. He has lived and conducted research for extended periods in various cities in France, Austria, Germany, and Poland, including two years in Berlin. His academic work focuses on culture and everyday life under socialism.