varsity bridge

German Ph.D. students awarded UGGS Travel Grant

Sept. 26, 2016

German Ph.D. students Emily Frazier-Rath and Petra Sertic were awarded travel grants from the United Government of Graduate Students at CU Boulder. Emily Frazier-Rath will participate in the Presidential Panel at this year’s MLA titled "All about Language: Pegida and Opponents”. Petra Sertic will participate in a Conference at Cornell... Read more »
Beverly Weber

Congratulations to Beverly Weber!

Sept. 13, 2016

A committee of departmental chairs in the division of the Arts and Humanities has selected Beverly’s proposal, “The Race of Human Rights: Racialization and Refugees in Contemporary Germany," as the Mellon New Directions Fellowship candidate for the University of Colorado this year. Please join me in congratulating Beverly’s with this... Read more »
Varsity pond

German Ph.D. students awarded Eaton Graduate Student Travel Grant.

Sept. 13, 2016

German Ph.D. students Franziska Schweiger and Ross Etherton received the Eaton Graduate Student Travel Grant to support their participation in the annual conference of the German Studies Association (GSA) in San Diego. Each year, the Eaton Travel grant is awarded on a competitive basis to 10 students by the Center... Read more »
Grace van Sweringen Baur

Grace van Sweringen Baur Papers

Aug. 15, 2016

While working at The Department of Special Collections at Norlin Library this summer, German PhD student Maggie Rosenau processed the Grace van Sweringen Baur papers and created a finding aid that will make Dr. Baur's collection accessible via CU's Guide to Manuscript Collections as well as through the Rocky Mountain... Read more »
Don Quixote windmills

Shakespeare and Cervantes: Two Geniuses and One Death Date

Aug. 15, 2016

German PhD student Maggie Rosenau curated the exhibit Shakespeare and Cervantes: Two Geniuses and One Death Date , which will be on display alongside More Things in Heaven and Earth: Science in the Time of Shakespeare at Special Collections in Norlin library through December 2016. The exhibits compliment the First... Read more »
Patrick Greaney

Congratulations to Patrick Greaney for his promotion to the rank of Full Professor!

June 21, 2016

We are happy to share the news that Professor Patrick Greaney has been promoted to the rank of Full Professor. Prof. Greaney is an outstanding teacher and a distinguished literary and cultural scholar. His research centers on modernist and postmodernist poetry and art of Europe, the US, and Latin America... Read more »
Ann Schmiesing

Ann Schmiesing named interim dean of Graduate School

June 3, 2016 more »
varsity pond

3rd Boulder Summer Colloquium in German Studies

May 9, 2016

For the 3rd consecutive year, the University of Colorado is hosting the Boulder Summer Graduate Student Colloquium in German Studies from May 12-14, 2016. The Colloquium is organized in collaboration with Cornell University, Johns Hopkins University, and, as a special guest institution this year, the University of Chicago. The center... Read more »
Ann Schmiesing

Ann Schmiesing receives the Boulder Faculty Assembly’s 2016 Award of Excellence in Leadership and Service

April 29, 2016

Warm congratulations to Professor of German Studies Ann Schmiesing, the 2016 recipient of the BFA Excellence in Leadership and Service Award. Prof. Schmiesing is a true pillar of our department as well as the one of those professors who carries with talent and inspiration most difficult and time-consuming service responsibilities... Read more »
Ross Etherton and Adi Nester

German PhDs Adi Nester and Ross Etherton awarded CHA 2nd Leg Summer Fellowships

April 13, 2016

Etherton's project focuses on expanding his expertise in media archaeology. Working with CU-Boulder's acclaimed Media Archaeology Lab and its founder, CU-Boulder Professor Lori Emerson, he will write a media-archaeological account of germanium- and silicon-based fuzz pedals, exploring their material, aesthetic, and ideological bases and effects. The practical component of his... Read more »