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German language

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Brackett, Mary Williams (Class of 1936, trustee), January 30, 1975

Identifier: MOH8
Scope and Contents 1 audio cassette tape containing interview with Mary Williams Brackett, Class of 1936. Topics discussed include Brackett's 60th reunion, her post-graduate experience, her honorary degree, the German major, the Institute of International Education, her teaching assistantship as a graduate student, her time as Director of Admissions for women and as Dean of Women at Middlebury, the merging of men's and women's colleges across the country, her Stanford PhD, depression, the role of women in...
Dates: January 30, 1975

Freeman, Stephen (President, faculty), August 12, 1987

Identifier: MOH53
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Stephen A. Freeman, Middlebury College Professor of French, Vice President, Acting President, and Director of the Language Schools, by David Stameshkin. The interview was conducted in the basement of the library. Freeman discusses Harvard; the French department; President Moody; Chateau; Brown University; salary; his publications; being President of the American Association of Teachers of French; qualifications of the faculty; sabbatical; life in the Chateau; French parties;...
Dates: August 12, 1987

Kenkel, Konrad (Director, German School), July 9, 1996

Identifier: MOH120
Scope and Contents

1 interview with Konrad Kenkel, Director of the German School. Kenkel discusses his job of hiring faculty; teaching German culture; what kind of students come to language schools; different approaches in teaching German; German studies; teaching German literature; how Middlebury compares to study abroad; east, west German college professors; competion for German school; dwindling interest in German; Berlin wall; German school guest speakers; total immersion; and the 5th week slump.

Dates: July 9, 1996

Obrath, Karl (Professor, German School), August 6, 1996

Identifier: MOH136
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Karl Obrath, Professor of German at the German School.Obrath discusses Middlebury's reputation; what he likes about Middlebury; teaching at Univeristy of Cincinatii; language program for musicians; recruiting; courses targetting teachers; what makes Middlebury SLS more effective than study abroad; language pledge; what students do in their free time; pressure on the students; types of students at German School; spies at SLS; shift from grammar translation method to...
Dates: August 6, 1996

Richter, Jochen (Professor, German School), August 2, 1996

Identifier: MOH130
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Jochen Richter, Professor of German and Director of the German School.Richter discussed how long he was working with the German school; being acting director; what he likes about teaching; the intensity of the program; what kinds of student come to Middlebury; visiting guests; East German attitudes toward West Germans; German curriculum; sprapo; East German attitudes toward West Germans; German curriculum; sprapo to enforce the language pledge; funny German School stories;...
Dates: August 2, 1996

Schneilin, Gerard (Professor, German School), August 5, 1996

Identifier: MOH132
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Gerard Schneilin, Professor of German at the German School. He discussed the Middlebury community; enrollment; teaching German; teaching in France; isolation of SLS; shortcomings of the program; graduate student; lack of funding for the language schools; lacking facilities; change of curriculum over time; teaching civilization; American German relations; how to teach culture; combining language teaching and economics; German society; study abroad; and the intergrated...
Dates: August 5, 1996

Sparks, M. Kimberly (faculty), June 29, 1993

Identifier: MOH82
Scope and Contents 1 interview with M. Kimberly Sparks, Middlebury College Professor of German. During the interview, Sparks discusses his educational background; his first year at Middlebury (1966-1967) as part of the "Princeton mafia"; his role as Chair of the German Department; the study of language; publications; his teaching style; the use of media; professorships; administrative roles; his time overseas and at the summer schools; the administrations of Presidents Armstrong and Robison; the selection...
Dates: June 29, 1993

Werner Neuse archive

Identifier: C-69
Scope and Contents Collection contains the written works (most of which are in German) of Middlebury College professor Werner Neuse, as well as various other personal materials including diplomas, clippings, a 1918 daybook, an embroidered birthday greeting, medical documents, correspondence, photographs, typescript drafts and bound books. There are a significant number of holograph manuscript drafts. Collection also includes transcriptions of Werner Neuse's father's diaries by Werner's daughter Helga,...
Dates: circa 1915-1987