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“Luther Day” at Tulane University (Oct. 2, 2017)

On October 2, 2017, the Tulane University German program was privileged to host Prof. Dr. Michael Haspel, Director of the Evangelische Akademie Thüringen and Extraordinary Professor for Systematic Theology and Social Ethics at the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena to help commemorate the

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Delta Phi Alpha Chapter grant awarded for joint venture between St. Olaf College, Carleton College, and Germanic-American Institute

This report summarizes the joint outing of the German programs at Carleton College and St. Olaf College to sites and events of interest for German Studies in the Twin Cities, including a visit to the renovated Rathskeller of the Minnesota

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Delta Phi Alpha Inaugural Inductees: May 1929: Wofford College

Delta Phi Alpha, the National collegiate German Honorary Society, was founded in May of 1929 at Wofford College.  Since then, over 50,000 students have been inducted into the society that seeks to recognize excellence in the study of German and

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Sewanee Induction: Spring 2016

On a beautiful spring Sunday, April 17, five students were initiated into Delta Phi Alpha at The University of the South in the presence of past initiates and four faculty members: Professors Reinhard Zachau, James Davidheiser, Richard Apgar and Liesl

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Spring Inductions: W&J College German Honorary turns 60!

The Delta Lambda Chapter of Delta Phi Alpha at Washington & Jefferson College inducted students yesterday on its 60th anniversary.  The induction was part of the modern languages departmental language society event culminating in a common reception of the German, French, Spanish, and

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Baylor University German Honors Inductions

    Baylor University Inductions of April 2015: From left to right: Krystal Budde, Olivia Rowland, Eva Hruska, Trevor Brettmann, Milad Rahmatian, Lisa Krause, Katherine Kappelmann, Eugenie Schieve, Sarah Archer, Julia Lewis, Andrew Abbot, Audrey Doane, Elizabeth Simeon, Jordan Sakakeeney. Three

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Luther College 2015 Inductions

Luther College, Decorah, IA, initiated 3 new undergraduate members on Sunday, May 17, 2015, as part of the annual senior gathering.  The new members are left to right: Colin Martin ’15, Ellie Van Der Griend ’15, and Chrisann Zuerner ’15. 

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Delta Phi Alpha Sponsors Speakers at SUNY Oswego

The Delta Phi Alpha chapter at SUNY Oswego recently offered to presentations sponsored by Delta Phi Alpha. The first involves two guest presentations on 16-17 February by Prof. Leroy Hopkins on Afrodeutsche and the contributions of  Africans to German culture

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Delta Phi Alpha Sponsors German Event at International Fest at North Central College

Lambda Phi Chapter of Delta Phi Alpha at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois recently received a chapter grant to support two separate events.  Lambda Phi sponsored a German information table and booth at its institution’s annual International Fest which

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DPA Sponsors Frühlingsfest at Sewanee

On Saturday, March 7, 2015, Sewanee’s German department and the campus Delta Phi Alpha chapter hosted Frühlingsfest, the Tennessee AATG’s annual competition and celebration of student achievements. High school students from Nashville, Cleveland, Knoxville, and Kingsport showed their knowledge of German language and culture in events throughout

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