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8 years ago
How stable or how permeable to attrition are a multilingual’s first and second languages during life periods characterized by dynamic changes in language-use frequencies? Peter Ecke (University of Arizona) and co-author Christopher Hall (York St...
8 years ago
In a recently published book “Language and its cultural substrate: Implications for a globalized world”, Prof. Peter Ecke wrote a chapter about the assessment of culture learning. In a recently published book “Language and its cultural substrate:...
8 years ago
The Department of German Studies is excited to announce its participation in the new Minor in Intercultural Studies offered by the College of Humanities / School of International Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. The Minor in “Intercultural...
8 years ago
Imagine how the course of history might have changed if Georg Elser, a German woodworker, had been successful in his attempt to single-handedly assassinate Adolf Hitler.  “Elser’s plan centered on the Bürgerbräukeller, the Munich beer hall...
8 years ago
Prof. Albrecht Classen’s latest book Early History of the Southwest through the Eyes of German-Speaking Jesuit Missionaries - A Transcultural Experience in the Eighteenth Century has just been published by Rowman. The history of the United States...
8 years ago
Alexander Ganz’s recently published article “Mircopublishing as a Tool for Collaboration and Socialization” in Fremdsprachen und Hochschule (Germany) offers insight on various micropublishing tools – blogs, boards, wikis, etc. – and their use in a...
8 years ago
Prof. Albrecht Classen’s latest book Crime and Punishment in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Age: Mental-Historical Investigations of Basic Human Problems and Social Responses published by De Gruyter addresses the principal that all societies are...
8 years ago
Sitting in his small office stocked wall-to-wall with bookshelves full of textbooks, journals and critical editions of medieval and early modern texts, University of Arizona professor Albrecht Classen was reading a letter from the Carnegie...
8 years ago
Profs. Chantelle Warner and David Gramling are happy to announce the launch and inaugural issue of Critical Multilingualism Studies (cms.arizona.edu), a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal of scholarship on multilingualism, monolingualism, and...
8 years ago
Prof. David Gramling's recently released article in New German Critique (117, Vol. 39) considers the multilingual situation of concentration camp inmates during the Third Reich. The forced intermingling of scores of European languages produced an...
9 years ago
Prof. David Gramling's new article on the film When We Leave (dir. Feo Aladag, 2010) has just been published in the anthology Turkish German Cinema in the New Millennium (Ed. Sabine Hake and Barbara Mennel, Berghahn Books). Gramling views recent...
9 years ago
For the UA's work in the area of the arts and humanities, especially around teaching, research and international impact, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings has placed the University among the top 50 institutions in the world. In...

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