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6 years ago
In the summer of 2011, I was very fortunate to be granted the opportunity to participate in an internship at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, in Karlsruhe, Germany. Knowing that as an...
6 years ago
If you like German words like ' Fahrvergnügen', listen to Tokyo Hotel or Rammstein, enjoy Nutella, and are thinking of visiting the Oktoberfest, perhaps you'd like to find out what else the German-...
6 years ago
What does it mean to live in more than one language? Is “being multilingual” a personal talent, a burden of circumstance, a political necessity, a source of pleasure and knowledge, or a curse of...
6 years ago
Prof. Albrecht Classen published a new book, War and Peace: Critical Issues in European Societies and Literature, 800-1800, an edited volume, together with Nadia Margolis (Berlin and New York: De...
6 years ago
Please take a moment to browse our Department Newsletter for the upcoming academic year. If you're involved with the Department on a regular basis, chances are there's a mention or a picture of you...
6 years ago
Several UA employees were honored for their outstanding work during the 2011 Staff Awards for Excellence ceremony. The Staff Awards for Excellence, presented annually by the UA Staff Advisory Council...
6 years ago
The end of my undergraduate years was similar to what I imagine to be common among liberal arts grads. I had a career field in mind, even an internship and several video projects under my belt. With...
6 years ago
If you’re feeling a bit out of your element, you’re in the right place.  The event “Fisch Out of Water” was designed to celebrate the aesthetic uniqueness that your native tongue brings to...
6 years ago
Social networking in the 18th century was every bit as elaborate, dramatic, and rich a cultural phenomenon as it is today. Wilhelm Heinse's 1787 epistolary painter-novel Ardinghello and the Blissful...
6 years ago
Although we often think that scholars have ploughed through all available archives and libraries for important texts or images from the past, that is not true. A recent case was Professor Albrecht...

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