A (Very) Brief Look at Angela Merkel’s Chancellorship

As a Merkel-led Germany comes to a close and a new beginning is on the horizon, it seems fitting to take a brief look at Merkel's life and political career. In this episode we discuss select moments Angela Merkel's life and career, highlighting both her accomplishments and shortcomings.

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Street art and the Berlin Wall

In this mini-podcast, we give a brief overview of the Berlin Wall and street art. Enjoy! Show Notes Berlin Street Art History: Where Graffiti Found Home: https://berlinstreetart.com/street-art-history-berlin-wall-graffiti/ The Art on the Berlin Wall by Daniel Grither: https://www.thecollector.com/art-on-the-berlin-wall/ Thierry Noir (Wikipedia): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thierry_Noir; Personal website: https://thierrynoir.com/ East Side Gallery (Wikipedia): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Side_Galleryhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Side_Gallery Alias (Street Artist): https://urban-nation.com/artist/alias/ Mein Lieber...

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Climate Change and a New Relationship with Nature

In this episode I interview philosophy professor, Dr. David Utsler, who specializes in environmental philosophy. We discuss the recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the flooding in Germany. 

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Nora Krug’s Memoir, Belonging

This podcast discusses Nora Krug’s award-winning graphic memoir, Belonging: A German Reckons With History and Home (Heimat: Ein deutsches Familienalbum). Krug’s book was named a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times, The Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, NPR, Comics Beat, Kirkus Reviews, and Library Journal. Links for Further Reading and Viewing New York Times Book Spotlight:...

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Welcome to Tip-Top Deutsch

Tip-Top Deutsch explores German language and culture from an (American) English speaker’s perspective through blog posts, podcasts, interviews, and pedagogical resources for German learners accessible through this website. From Goethe, to grammar tips, to guerilla knitting, our hope is that you will find something here to inspire your love of all things German! Host Cynthia...

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