Gundolf Graml is Associate Prof. and Dir. of German Studies at Agnes Scott College. He has a Ph.D. in German Studies from the University of Minnesota and has published articles on German and Austrian film and tourism. He is currently writing a book about tourism and Austrian national identity after 1945. Other research projects include critical whiteness studies and, most recently, investigations into the connection between memory and nature. At ASC, Gundolf Graml teaches courses on a broad range of topics, from German 101 to German and Austrian Cinema and Afro-German History and Culture.
GG has written 28 posts for MetroGerman

25 Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall (Emory U)

German Studies at Emory U hosts an event to commemorate the dismantling of the wall 25 years ago. Andreas Stoch, Minister for Education, Youth and Sport of Baden Württemberg, Stuttgart  will give a lecture in celebration of the fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago. The lecture on Thursday, Dec. 4 will begin at 5:30 in 290 … Continue reading

“Beethoven’s Battle Cry For Humanity”

On Tuesday, October 21, film director Kerry Candaele will present his documentary on Beethoven’s last symphony, entitled “Following the Ninth,” at Emory University. The screening starts at 7pm and will be followed by a discussion with Kerry in the auditorium of Emory U’s Oxford Building. Watch the trailer for “Following the Ninth”: Here’s a TED video of Kerry Candaele: Here’s a link to a … Continue reading

AATG-GA Workshop on “Mauerfall”

Registration for UGA’s conference on the “Mauerfall” is now open. Please see the linked program for more information. Flyer AATG GA Workshop Mauerfall 2014

Tonight Only!! Swiss Author Lisa Elsässer at ATL German Cultural Institute

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George Tabori and the Theatre of the Holocaust: Symposium at UGA

International Symposium on George Tabori and the Theatre of the Holocaust February 26-28, 2015, University of Georgia, Athens, GA (USA) George Tabori and the Theatre of the Holocaust will gather an interdisciplinary group of scholars from around the world to examine political and aesthetic issues related to theatrical representations of the Holocaust. The symposium will highlight the work and influence … Continue reading

MetroGerman Treffen 5. September

Informationen zum MetroGerman Treffen am Freitag, 5. September, von 3-6:30pm: Morehouse College 830 Westview Drive, S.W. Atlanta, Georgia 30314Kilgore Residence Hall (Nummer 16a auf der Mappe, siehe link weiter unten), Seminar rooms 212/213/214. Morehouse College hat nur ein Parkhaus (Nummer 37a auf der Mappe). Besucher dürfen nur auf dem vierten Stock parken und es kostet … Continue reading

Heidegger’s ‘Black Notebooks’: Conference Emory University

Via Hiram Maxim and the Emory U news website: The recently published “Black Notebooks” of 20th century German philosopher Martin Heidegger will be the focus of a public conference at Emory University Sept. 5-6. An international roster of scholars, including the editor of the notebooks, Peter Trawny, will explore the issues raised by these newly … Continue reading

25 Jahre Mauerfall: AATG-GA Fall Conference Announcement

The AATG-GA Fall Workshop: 25 Jahre Mauerfall takes place Sunday, Oktober 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at the University of Georgia.  The program will include a panel discussion on the topic of German teacher certification and education in Georgia.  We are seeking proposals for teaching … Continue reading

Two Events about DDR Kulturhäuser

German Author Jennifer Teege Will Read at ASC

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Photo of Amon Goeth after his capture in 1945. Millions of people know about Amon Goeth, the commander of the former National Socialist concentration camp in Plaszow-Krakov in Poland, from Ralph Fienne’s performance of this character in Steven Spielberg’s film Schindler’s List (1993). This also applies to Jennifer Teege, for…