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Peter Ecke on vocabulary acquisition, cognates and cross-linguistic influence
20 hours ago
If you have ever wondered why other languages interact or interfere with your German, check out this presentation on vocabulary acquisition, cross-linguistic influence, and errors that Dr. Peter Ecke recently gave to students and researchers in...
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1 day ago
Calling all German students & alumni! Do you love German and learning/using it? Help us out by uploading one or more of the following by the end of the day on October 31 November 12 (deadline extended!) to this Google drive folder. a...
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2 weeks ago
Together with Dr. Erwin Tschirner (University of Leipzig), Dr. Peter Ecke has received a Research Priorities Grant from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) for the project “Graduate Students’ Language Proficiency...
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2 weeks ago
"Graduate school is by no means easy, but approaching and navigating graduate programs as a first-generation college student presents particular challenges. Achieving an undergraduate degree is momentous on its own, even before tackling a graduate...
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3 weeks ago
The following General Education courses will be offered online this winter session(12/21/20-1/12/21): GER 150B1: Becoming Transcultural: Maximizing Study Abroad, with Dr. Ecke GER 312: War, Death, and the Hero: Medieval Epics:...
Cover of the book
3 weeks ago
In his new collection of essays and satires, Wildgewordenes Amerika, Albrecht Classen reflects on his life in the United States after thirty-six years since his immigration. Things no longer look that fabulous, but who would say that the old home...
Cover of the translated book publication
1 month ago
On Sept 30, Department of German Studies Graduate Student Patrick Ploschnitzki contributed to a conversation about Sharon Dodua Otoo’s Bachmann Prize winning short story “Herr Gröttrup setzt sich hin” with the author, the moderator Tina Campt, and...
A tweet announcing the first podcast episode.
1 month ago
This year, we all have discovered new ways of teaching, learning, and coming together. Dr. David Gramling's podcast "Genau das!" is bringing together people in the field of German studies to discuss what it means to do what they do "under covid."...
Cover of the journal Mediaevistik
2 months ago
A new volume of the journal/yearbook Mediaevistik: Internationale Zeitschrift für interdisziplinäre Mittelalterforschung has appeared in print (vol. 32/2019, printed in July 2020). The journal is edited by our own Dr. Classen, and the...
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4 months ago
In a conversation with Dr. Albrecht Classen on “Diseases, Death and Disaster during the Medieval Period,” published recently in The Golden Line Magazine, interviewer Pragati Das asked Dr. Classen to relate our current covid situation ...
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4 months ago
Every year, the German Academic Exchange Program (DAAD) solicits new ambassadors to promote study abroad. We are proud to announce that Alexandra Johnson, a UA German major, has been selected for the 2020/21 ambassador program. "Young Ambassadors...
2019 German Studies Graduates
5 months ago
We are proud to announce this year's graduates in German Studies:  MASTER OF ARTS CANDIDATES Olapeju Alfred  M.A. | German Studies Laurie Clark  M.A. | German Studies Gertus Van Der Vyver  M....

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