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1 year ago
We are proud to announce that two German Studies majors have won prestigious scholarships! Alexandra Johnson, who is majoring in German and Anthropology, was awarded the David Evans and Lucille C. Nutt Scholarship. Karma Lee-Mane,...
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1 year ago
Prof. Classen is not only a scholar of medieval and early modern literature, he has also published nine volumes of poetry and three volumes of prose. His most recent German-language essays on life in the US, Wildgewordenes Amerika: Berichte aus...
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1 year ago
If you are a German minor, read on to see what this will mean for you (it's all good stuff!). Reduction of overall required units from 23 to 20 beyond 102 (9 of which still have to be upper division credit, like before)! No more minor...
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1 year ago
Professor Warner and her collaborators, Carl Blyth (U. of Texas, Austin) and Joanna Luks (Cornell), recently published a chapter as part of the volume "Share Open Education and Second Language Learning and Teaching: The Rise of a New Knowledge...
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1 year ago
Doch! Jein! Backpfeifengesicht! Check out our students' favorite German words and why they love studying German in this YouTube video featuring Dr. McGregor and our fabulous students! 
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1 year ago
Roland Richter, a revered teacher and mentor in the Department of German Studies at the University of Arizona, passed away in his home in Tucson on November 24, 2020 at the age of 92. Roland was born in 1928 in Aussig (now Ústí nad Labem) in...
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1 year ago
The latest volume of Trans-Lit2, the only journal in North America dedicated to contemporary American literature in German, is out! The journal is featuring new prose texts, poems, and book reviews, and Dr. Albrecht Classen is represented...
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1 year ago
Please join us in congratulating the winners of the Deutsch macht Spaß video contest! Sophie Applin (pictured), a student in German 101, won first place with her video "I'll tell you about Deutsch." Find all the winners and prizes below...
1 year ago
Professor Chantelle Warner has been awarded a Research Priorities Grant from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) for the project “Poetics and Play in Language Teaching and Learning: A Multiliteracies Approach.” The...
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1 year ago
See the two opportunities below: Weinel Memorial Scholarship The Department of German Studies is inviting applications for several Weinel Memorial Scholarships for juniors, seniors and graduate students, majoring in German Studies. The...
Announcement of Peter Ecke’s talk on vocabulary acquisition, cognates and cross-linguistic influence
1 year ago
If you have ever wondered why other languages interact or interfere with your German, check out this presentation on vocabulary acquisition, cross-linguistic influence, and errors that Dr. Peter Ecke recently gave to students and researchers in...
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1 year ago
Calling all German students & alumni! Do you love German and learning/using it? Help us out by uploading one or more of the following by the end of the day on October 31 December 9 (deadline extended!) to this Google drive folder. a 5...

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