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April 29th, 6:15pm – Lord of the Rings: Wagner and Fantasy Culture Presented by Alex Ross

Join us for this year’s annual Gontrum Lecture presented by Alex Ross, music critic for the New Yorker. Ross’ talk will present on “Lords of the Ring: Wagner and Fantasy Culture.”

The Gontrum Lecture will take place on Monday, April 29th at 6:15pm in Straub Hall 156. There will be a pre-lecture reception at 5:45pm in Straub 145.

Sponsored by the Department of German and Scandinavian in partnership with the Oregon Bach Festival and with contributions from the German Studies Committee, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Oregon


Senior Instructor Matthias Vogel recognized for excellence in teaching

Matthias Vogel, a senior German instructor and Faculty in Residence at Global Scholars Hall, was a recipient of the Tykeson Teaching Award this year. He currently teaches Holocaust narratives in German Literature and Film, and was recognized for his engaging lectures. See full article in the Daily Emerald.

Read more about Senior Instructor Vogel on his Faculty Profile.

See more about his courses, as well as our other current course offerings in German & Scandinavian, on our Courses Page.

Tuesdays: Stammtisch

Stammtisch meets every Tuesday at Tracktown Pizza, starting at 7. Practice German while having a slice of Pizza.

All welcome. Contact Helmut Plant for more details.

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