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Gideon Kiptoo
Wednesday
This summer, our MA student Gideon Kiptoo took part in the Goethe-Institut Summer Academy, including a visit to the Zentrum für Lehrerbildung, Schul- und Berufsbildungsforschung (ZLSB) at the Technische Universität Dresden. Gideon reports that the…
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Text + Kritik
July 10, 2024
Dr. Joela Jacobs co-edited and contributed to a recently released biography of Oskar Panizza through Edition Text + Kritik. You can learn more about the book here: https://www.etk-muenchen.de/search/Details.aspx?sort=1&q=joela+jacobs&I… 
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Uni Leipzig GIP
June 15, 2024
The recently announced partnership between the departments of German Studies in Tucson, Leipzig, and Nairobi has begun! The Universität Leipzig published an article on this Germanistische Institutspartnerschaft (GIP), detailing some of the exchanges…
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Graduation Spring 2024
May 10, 2024
What a joy to celebrate our two most recent graduates! We would like to congratulate Jennifer Gwasira, who is graduating with her MA this semester, and Dr. Thomas Fuhr, who graduated with his PhD last year. (Since then, Thomas has also rejoined our…
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April 28, 2024
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Janice McGregor on her promotion to Associate Professor with tenure! We are absolutely thrilled about this well-deserved recognition of Dr. McGregor's excellence in research, teaching, and service and are…
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April 19, 2024
We are delighted to congratulate Dr. Christina Becher on her new job at the Goethe-Universität in Frankfurt am Main! For the upcoming summer semester at the university, she will be teaching two introductory courses on modern German literature, as…
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Portrait photo of Harriet.
April 17, 2024
Please join us in congratulating Harriet Olulo on the successful completion of her Comprehensive Exam. She is participating in our dual degree PhD program in Transcultural German Studies with the Universität zu Köln! Well done, Harriet!  
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Book cover Multiliteracy Play
April 4, 2024
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Chantelle Warner on the publication of her book Multiliteracy Play: Designs and Desires in the Second Language Classroom! As stated on the Bloomsbury website, this book proposes to expand multiliteracies…
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Jennifer Gwasira
April 4, 2024
Please join us in celebrating Jennifer Gwasira’s successful MA exam. She passed with distinction. Congratulations, Jenn!
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Scholarship winners
April 4, 2024
Please join us in congratulating five of our recent undergraduate and graduate scholarship winners. Ausgezeichnet! Emma LaPointe - the Alfred and Mary Beigel Memorial Scholarship Ian Chabin - COH Fearless Inquiries Abroad Scholarship, Grunow…