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1 month 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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1 month 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
2 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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2 months ago
German Studies PhD student Richmond Embeywa has been awarded a Graduate Fellowship from the National Center for Interpretation for the academic year 2020/2021. The fellowship will support a project that explores the potential for translation and...
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2 months ago
Together with Dr. Aron Aji (University of Iowa), Dr. David Gramling has received the 2020 Global Humanities Translation Prize for their proposed translation of Murathan Mungan’s short story cycle, Valor. The selection committee had the...
2 months ago
After analyzing narratives of post-war homecoming, a group of student veterans will lead community discussions based on their own experiences.Returning home after military service can bring myriad challenges, not the least of which may be feelings...
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2 months ago
With widespread praise for her innovative, thought-provoking and collaborative teaching, Joela Jacobs has been awarded the 2020 Leicester and Kathryn Sherrill Creative Teaching Award.   Jacobs, Assistant Professor of German Studies, is...
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2 months ago
Dr. Joela Jacobs, Assistant Professor of German Studies, has been awarded the University of Arizona Foundation Leicester and Kathryn Sherill Creative Teaching Award for 2020. This prestigious, campus-wide award recognizes excellence in teaching,...
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3 months ago
As COVID-19 has shifted our lives and routines, it has also given way to new creative endeavors. Read Dr. Classen's multilingual poems that focus on hope in our current crisis in Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities....
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3 months ago
Transcultural German Studies PhD candidate Patrick Ploschnitzki is currently in the midst of conducting interviews for his dissertation. He is investigating how German audiences of dubbed television comment on and interact with this specific mode of...
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3 months ago
The Department of German Studies is offering the following courses in the pre-session and summer 2020 (all online): PRE-SESSION GER 150B1: Becoming Transcultural: Maximizing Study Abroad, taught by Peter Ecke (GenEd, in English)...
3 months ago
Dean Alain-Philippe Durand is pleased to announce Dr. David Gramling will be the next Faculty Director of the Bachelor of General Studies program in the College of Humanities, effective Aug. 17, 2020.   Gramling is ...

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