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Current Events

All events free and open to the public! Stay tuned for future events!


Mondays from 2 - 3 pm in Staaks Lounge (SC 131) and everyone on campus who speaks German is invited! Hosts are Teaching Assistants, Graduate Students in German, Lecturers, Faculty, and Emeriti.

German Movie Night Schedule (Spring 2022)


Past Events:

Fall 2019 (September 10th at 1:30 -  West Lafayette Public library)

Christian A. Bachmann (Ruhr University Bochum, Germany)

Sound waves and semiotic ripples:
Visualizing the invisible in European periodicals and early American Comic

Click  HERE to read the abstract. 


German & Russian dinner - spring 2016
Click HERE for photos from the event!

Reading by German Author Ulrich Peltzer

Purdue University hosted the Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference, May 2-3, 2014 at the PMU/Stewart Center. Professor John Sundquist coordinated this exciting international event, which brought around 100 scholars from North America and Europe to Purdue. Please see conference website for more details.

A conference of the International Herder Society was held September 8-10, 2014 at Purdue University. Professor Beate Allert is serving a two-year term as President of the society (through January 2015).