Concentration & Minor

Language Sequence and Independent Studies

The department does not offer a major or minor in Dutch studies. However, we continue to offer a strong, four-semester language sequence. Over the years, we have been able to expand the program considerably. A survey of independent studies we have arranged to meet individual students' interests and needs shows the diversity of topics possible for Dutch and Flemish Studies: colonial texts, including the Low Countries' involvement in South East Asia, Africa's West Coast, South Africa, North America, South America and the Caribbean; painters' biographies in the 17th-century; 19th-century Dutch naturalistic novels; readings in Dutch East Indies' literature; the morphology of the Dutch language, music and religion in the Dutch Antilles.

For more information, please contact Ton Broos, Director of Dutch and Flemish Studies at 734.764.5370, or by email,