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German Studies Programs

German is more than the language of Europe's largest economy. It's the gateway to a brilliant culture and rich history. We open that gateway by working closely with students in all courses and providing study-abroad programs, technological resources, and co-curricular activities.

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Prosecuting crimes against humanity: Elizabeth Topolosky '14 pursues a career in international law

Elizabeth Topolosky ’14 grew up hearing her grandfather tell stories about his service during World War II. Even 45 years later, his memory of that experience, specifically of how his unit liberated a concentration camp, affected him deeply.

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Faculty Profile

Interdisciplinary teaching and research with Prof. Kerry Wallach

Kerry WallachLike many Gettysburg students, German Studies Prof. Kerry Wallach had an interdisciplinary college major and has worked across disciplines ever since. Her primary fields are German, Jewish, and Gender Studies; the broader label Cultural Studies brings together her areas of interest.

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