Amherst College Symposium to Commemorate Fall of Berlin Wall

October 7, 2009

A three-day symposium sponsored by the German government and held at Amherst College Oct. 14-16 will feature lectures, personal reminiscences and photographic and historical exhibits, as well as a free buffet lunch of German food, all to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Ute Brandes on “Anna Seghers Reconsidered”

Professor Brandes spoke in honor of her appointment to the Georges Lurcy Professorship, on Thursday, March 4, 2010.

Amherst College German Professor Ute Brandes Edits New Edition of Anna Seghers’ Short Stories

April 25, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Ute Brandes, a professor of German at Amherst College, has just published the first of a two-volume edition of Anna Seghers’s short stories from 1958 to 1966, in the 25-volume Werkausgabe of Seghers’s literary works (35€, 480 pp., Aufbau-Verlag, Berlin 2007).