Student Research 2011-2012

Each year, Gettysburg College helps scores of students from all disciplines obtain fellowships, scholarships, and grants to support research and creative activity carried out in close collaboration with faculty members.

SeniorSeminar2012 German Studies majors Carter McClintock '12 and Cory Rosenberg '12 worked with Prof. Laurel Cohen-Pfister on a project dealing with collective memory and identity. Both students wrote their senior theses about Gedächtnis der Nation, a multi-media internet site designed to present first-person testimonies and narratives of events in recent German history.




CoryThesisCory Rosenberg presents his thesis,
"Erinnerte Opferrollen:
Die bleibende Wunde des Holocausts."

CarterThesisCarter McClintock presents his thesis,
"Die Darstellung der Stasi in Gedächtnis der Nation."




RosenbergCory Rosenberg '12 (at left), a German Studies major and Civil War Era Studies minor, presented his paper "Strange Bedfellows and their Grandchildren: German Literature as Reaction to and Evidence of Reunification" at the Tenth Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities on January 13, 2012.





Student Movie Projects

Winning film selected at Winterfest:
German Studies
German 333 Mockumentary about the departmental name change from German to German Studies, Fall 2011

Outstanding film from an Elementary German student:
Ein sehr akkurater Tag im Leben
German 102 Individual Movie Project by David Thompson '14