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2 years ago
The College of Humanities 2019 Young Professional Achievement Award will be presented to Dr. Megan Lisbeth Strang, who says her study of language and culture was foundational to her career as a pediatric audiologist.   After finishing her...
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2 years ago
The most recent volume (no. 31) of the reputable peer-reviewed journal contains 11 articles and ca. 150 book reviews that span a wide range of publications in Medieval Studies. You can find the journal and more details here.
2 years ago
The Bauhaus was founded in Germany in 1919, during the post-war period when the country was reinventing itself, and the broadly interdisciplinary school would become a profoundly influential force across the 20th century. This fall, the UA will...
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2 years ago
Current and recent graduate students from the UA German Studies program - Sina Colditz, Patrick Ploschnitzki, and Chelsea Timlin - have recently been invited to showcase their open educational resources for teaching language and culture as part...
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2 years ago
Dr. Gramling will join the Board of Directors of the American Literary Translators Association as the liaison to the University of Arizona for a three-year term. Professor Gramling was instrumental in facilitating the recent affiliation of...
2 years ago
The 10th annual Tucson Humanities Festival features 10 events offering thought-provoking lectures, panels, readings and films by faculty and special guests, including poet and author Sandra Cisneros.   As new ideas develop and new...
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2 years ago
Summer 2019 brought news of many extraordinary successes for our recent MA and PhD graduates, showing how their work has been bearing fruit and garnering recognition around the world. Dr. Lydia Heiss (PhD, D. Phil. in Transcultural German Studies,...
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2 years ago
Dr. Joela Jacobs' research on environmental education projects of refugees in Germany, which has been published in two peer-reviewed venues, is currently featured on the "Migrant Knowledge" blog of the German Historical Institute at Berkeley....
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2 years ago
In the past year, Dr. Classen has published a number of books in Medieval Studies, on topics ranging from paradigm shifts to prostitution, and from leisure time to travel. In addition to his German book on "Japanese-German Conversations about...
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2 years ago
The American Association of Teachers of German put together an exhibit about "First Encounters" between German immigrants and the people they met on the American continent. "The First Encounters: Menschen begegnen sich exhibit does not...
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2 years ago
German Studies faculty member, Chantelle Warner, has been invited to present at the symposium "Rethinking Modern Languages," which will be held at the University of Copenhagen on September 11. The aim of the event is to take stock of what...
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2 years ago
Dr. David Gramling's and Dr. Robert Gramling's research and new book on silences in end-of-life conversation is featured in Mosaic and The Atlantic. The brothers bring together medical expertise and linguistic analysis in their desire...

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