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9 months ago
Incarceration and Slavery in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Age A Cultural-Historical Investigation of the Dark Side in the Pre-Modern World EDITED BY ALBRECHT CLASSEN - CONTRIBUTIONS BY WARREN TORMEY; CHIARA BENATI; DOAA...
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9 months ago
See the three scholarship opportunities below: 1) Deutscher Studenten Club Study Abroad Scholarship The Deutscher Studenten Club and the Department of German Studies are inviting applications for the DSC Study Abroad Scholarship to help...
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10 months ago
Dr. Chantelle Warner is co-hosting a seminar on "Problems of Linguistic Indifference in German Studies" at the event together with Professor David Gramling (University of Bristish Columbia), which includes German Studies professor Dr. Janice...
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11 months ago
What can we learn from the early responses to COVID-19 in study abroad contexts? And what does it look like when faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students do research together? To find out, read this article on "COVID-19, Study Abroad, and...
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11 months ago
Dear German majors, minors, and enthusiasts, Guten Tag! I’m writing today to introduce myself – I’m Dr. McGregor, the new Director of Undergraduate Studies and faculty advisor for German. As you might have seen in a previous email, I’m...
Detail from Käthe Kollwitz, Zertretene (The Downtrodden), 1900, Etching on wove paper, Gift of the Estate of Oskar Grunow, from the UAMA Collection
1 year ago
Art is one of the most powerful mediums for expressing deep feelings, painful emotions and traumas. Käthe Kollwitz was one of the most ingenious German Expressionist artists of the early 20th century. Through her prints, including some that are...
1 year ago
Dr. Albrecht Classen, University Distinguished Professor in the Department of German Studies, is one of five new members to join the Arizona Humanities Board of Directors. Classen joins Regi Adams, Chris Boyer, Natalia Ronceria...
1 year ago
Having deep family roots in Germany and living there as a child, Alexandra Johnson knew she wanted to return and make her home there.   Now, with a Fulbright grant, Johnson is on her way, invited to spend a year as an English teaching...
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1 year ago
Ready to take summer courses? Check out what we are offering in the attached PDF!
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1 year ago
Tracing the Trails in the Medieval World: Epistemological Explorations, Orientation, and Mapping in Medieval Literature is a book on tracing and mapping as epistemological tools in pan-European medieval literature, focusing on the various...
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1 year ago
Austrian writer Judith Nika Pfeifer’s 2017 novel Violante will be featured as part of the Sant Jordi Festival with a focus on the Mediterranean diet because by happy coincidence, Violante di Cardona—the main character of Nika Pfeifer’s...
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1 year ago
In 2014, Dr. Romedio Schmitz-Esser published a comprehensive study on the corpse in the Middle Ages (second edition 2016). With the help of grant support, Dr. Albrecht Classen and former PhD student Carolin Radtke carried out the...

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