German School Activities 2011

- Film Evenings:

Watch a variety of German films on select evenings during the week.


- Radio Show:

Broadcast German music, interview guests and share news from the German School.




- Tai Chi


- Yoga


- Volleyball

meet for bi-weekly practice (in german, of course!) and play matches against other language schools





- Soccer

just as with volleyball, practice and play matches




- Ping Pong



- Frisbee Club

practice with other students and play a few matches against other schools










- Day Trips

Kingsland Bay 01 beautiful Kingsland Bay, for example.



- Guest Lectures

Tin Wegel (Associate Director Middlebury German School),

Immigration in German films

Claudia Schütt, (Deputy Consul General, German Consulate Boston)

Transatlantic Climate Bridge

David Wildermuth (Holocaust Museum Washington, D.C. & faculty German Summer School, Middlebury)



Frank Trommler (Prof. emeritus, University of Pennsylvania)

German Foreign Policy


Silvia Cresti (FU Berlin), Vienna & Berlin in the 19th and 20th Century


Hans-Ulrich Treichel (author and professor, University of Leipzig)

Post-War Literature


- Open Readings

Angelika Overath and Manfred Koch:
Reading from their collection of short prose texts Genies und ihre Geheimnisse. 100 biographische Rätsel.

Angelika Overath:

Creative Writing Course

Hans-Ulrich Treichel:

Reading from his works about "home"


- Music


Christoph Hagel:

Workshop for German for Singers

German Opera - W.A. Mozart, La finta giardiniera, performed at Middlebury

Town Hall Theater and Vergennes Opera House

Carol Blaikner-Mayo:
Workshop for German for Singers

Miriam Gordon-Stewart:

Workshop for German for Singers


- Theater

Play: Arthur Schnitzler: Der grüne Kakadu, performed at Wright Theater

The German School

Sunderland Language Center
Middlebury College
P: 802.443.5203
F: 802.443.2075

Mailing address
German School
14 Old Chapel Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT  05753

Tina Ellison, Coordinator