News

5 years ago
"For his 60th birthday, Albrecht Classen, University Distinguished Professor in the Department of German Studies, received a Festschrift, which is a German word for a commemorative collection of articles edited by a colleague in honor of a...
5 years ago
Our study abroad group in Konstanz (with graduate associate Kristin Lange) is sending pictures and reporting that they are having a fantastic time. Join us for the next study abroad adventure!
5 years ago
Albrecht Classen, UA Distinguished Professor and undergraduate adviser in the Department of German Studies, was recently selected as a Certificate of Merit recipient for the Outstanding Advising Award in the category of Faculty Academic Advising....
5 years ago
Help refugees, work  at a museum, or teach German and get course credit. Whether you are looking to combine the interests of your major and minor, have the urge to apply your learning to practice, or want to experience what you can do with...
5 years ago
As students we are rather eager to learn. At times, however, we are sadly clueless and stubborn, but lucky for us we are surrounded with an environment that offers constant help. As University of Arizona students/alumni we know, but sometimes forget...
5 years ago
Please look for the courses offered this summer in the attachement below.
5 years ago
The Department of German Studies welcomes Writer-in-Residence Dr. Michael Speier. Dr. Speier is a prolific poet, translator, and literary scholar who has taught at Universities across Germany and the US. Whether it is his poetic...
5 years ago
During the Spring 2016 AATG Arizona Chapter meeting, about 25 member and non-member teachers of German gathered at the International School of Tucson. The agenda consisted, among other items, of presentations dealing with topics as diverse as "The...
5 years ago
Prof. Albrecht Classen was featured recently in a story in the El Pais newspaper on "la verdadera historia del cinturón de castidad" ("the true history of the chastity belt"). Spanish readers, check it out here!
5 years ago
Jessica Draper, participant in the 2015 Konstanz program won 3rd Place in the Cultural Category for her picture titled "Refugees Welcome", taken in Tübingen. Patt Intarakamhang, participant in the 2015 Munich program won 1st Place in the People...
5 years ago
Prof. Albrecht Classen's new book (co-edited with Eva Parra-Membrives) asks: "What does a bestseller mean for literary history? What effect does success on the book market have on the literary evaluation of a text? How do quality and...
5 years ago
Prof. Albrecht Classen is not only a teacher and scholar, but also a poet. Recently he published his ninth volume of his own poetry, Sonora: harter Klang (2015), in which he reflects on his long-time experiences here in the Sonoran desert...

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