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Cover of the book
11 months ago
In his new collection of essays and satires, Wildgewordenes Amerika, Albrecht Classen reflects on his life in the United States after thirty-six years since his immigration. Things no longer look that fabulous, but who would say that the old home...
Cover of the translated book publication
11 months ago
On Sept 30, Department of German Studies Graduate Student Patrick Ploschnitzki contributed to a conversation about Sharon Dodua Otoo’s Bachmann Prize winning short story “Herr Gröttrup setzt sich hin” with the author, the moderator Tina Campt, and...
A tweet announcing the first podcast episode.
1 year ago
This year, we all have discovered new ways of teaching, learning, and coming together. Dr. David Gramling's podcast "Genau das!" is bringing together people in the field of German studies to discuss what it means to do what they do "under covid."...
Cover of the journal Mediaevistik
1 year ago
A new volume of the journal/yearbook Mediaevistik: Internationale Zeitschrift für interdisziplinäre Mittelalterforschung has appeared in print (vol. 32/2019, printed in July 2020). The journal is edited by our own Dr. Classen, and the...
Image of Dr. Albrecht Classen
1 year ago
In a conversation with Dr. Albrecht Classen on “Diseases, Death and Disaster during the Medieval Period,” published recently in The Golden Line Magazine, interviewer Pragati Das asked Dr. Classen to relate our current covid situation ...
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1 year ago
Every year, the German Academic Exchange Program (DAAD) solicits new ambassadors to promote study abroad. We are proud to announce that Alexandra Johnson, a UA German major, has been selected for the 2020/21 ambassador program. "Young Ambassadors...
2019 German Studies Graduates
1 year ago
We are proud to announce this year's graduates in German Studies:  MASTER OF ARTS CANDIDATES Olapeju Alfred  M.A. | German Studies Laurie Clark  M.A. | German Studies Gertus Van Der Vyver  M....
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1 year ago
German Studies PhD student Richmond Embeywa has been awarded a Graduate Fellowship from the National Center for Interpretation for the academic year 2020/2021. The fellowship will support a project that explores the potential for translation and...
Image of Dr. Gramling
1 year ago
Together with Dr. Aron Aji (University of Iowa), Dr. David Gramling has received the 2020 Global Humanities Translation Prize for their proposed translation of Murathan Mungan’s short story cycle, Valor. The selection committee had the...
1 year ago
After analyzing narratives of post-war homecoming, a group of student veterans will lead community discussions based on their own experiences.Returning home after military service can bring myriad challenges, not the least of which may be feelings...
Photo of Dr. Joela Jacobs (Credit: Christine Weir)
1 year ago
With widespread praise for her innovative, thought-provoking and collaborative teaching, Joela Jacobs has been awarded the 2020 Leicester and Kathryn Sherrill Creative Teaching Award.   Jacobs, Assistant Professor of German Studies, is...
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1 year ago
Dr. Joela Jacobs, Assistant Professor of German Studies, has been awarded the University of Arizona Foundation Leicester and Kathryn Sherill Creative Teaching Award for 2020. This prestigious, campus-wide award recognizes excellence in teaching,...

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