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Beverly Weber and Ross Etherton

Nobel Prize in Literature: A New Series in the Boulder Book Store

May 23, 2017

Beverly Weber and Ross Etherton presenting on Herta Muller It all began in October 2015 when Svetlana Alexievich, the Belorussian author writing in Russian, recieved the Nobel Prize in Literature. For the introduction of our students and community members to this writer, Senior Instructor of Russian Studies Tatiana Mikhailova organized... Read more »
Robin Cadow

Congratulations to GSLL Graduates!

May 23, 2017

German PhD graduate Robin Cadow with German PhD students Franzi Schweiger, Adi Nester, and Emily Frazier-Rath The students below will graduate with a B.A., M.A., or Ph.D. from our department in spring or summer 2017. German BA: Sorcha Barr, Bettina Bostelman, Dayton Clark, Erika Fennelly, Courtney Silver, Nicholas Zyzda (summa... Read more »
Andrew Jenks

Prominent Slavists visit GSLL for the Russian Series

May 22, 2017

Thanks to a generous grant from the Center for Western Civilizations, support from the Arts and Sciences Fund for Excellence and our own budget, GSLL hosted in 2016-17 a large-scale series of lectures by prominent Russian Studies scholars. The Russian Series was attached to two significant events – centennial of... Read more »
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Swedish language student awarded SWEA MAME 2017 scholarship

May 19, 2017

Kelsey Ann Fuller, a second year Swedish language student and doctoral student in music ethnology, is the recipient of the SWEA MAME (Middle Americas Region) 2017 scholarship. SWEA MAME is awarding Kelsey a $2000 scholarship/travel grant to support her research on Sami music and culture, and her Swedish and Same... Read more »
russian Club - international festival

Russian Club Events

May 10, 2017

The CU Russian Club had an exciting and successful year of activities and events, facilitated by the club’s student director Colin Grushkin, and co-directors Dulguun Baatarkhuyag, Anton Esaulkov and Ty Miller. As always, the club hosted regular planning meetings, in addition to contributing to annual GSLL programs such as the... Read more »
German Club hike

German Club Events

May 8, 2017

It has been an eventful year for the German Club! At the beginning of fall semester, we explored Boulder’s beautiful landscape on an immersion hike looping the flatirons. In October, we partied to the tunes of Festzeltmusik and with delicious Oktoberfest food. We also learned about the history and significance... Read more »
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Meet New GSLL Faculty!

May 4, 2017

We are happy to announce that GSLL successfully completed searches for the positions of Assistant Professor of Russian Studies and Instructor of Nordic Studies. Please welcome our outstanding new colleagues: Assistant Professor of Russian Studies Jillian Porter Jillian Porter holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Slavic Languages and Literatures... Read more »
Varstiy Pond

The Program in German Studies Awards Over $80,000 in Scholarships and Awards

May 4, 2017

The Program in German Studies is pleased to announce the following recipients of over $80,000 in scholarships and awards, all funded by donors to our program. If you are interested in supporting our student scholarship funds, find out more by going to the Donate button below. Donate Leonhard E. Baak... Read more »
Heidi Obermeyer

German Studies Alumna Awarded Competitive Fellowship to Conduct Research on German Foreign and Security Policy

May 4, 2017

Heidi Obermeyer, who graduated with a degree in German Studies in 2012 (with additional majors in International Affairs and Anthropology) has been awarded the prestigious German Chancellor Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. As a year-long Humboldt Fellow, Obermeyer will conduct research on German foreign and security policy at... Read more »
Ali Baca

Russian M.A. Student Receives Scholarship to Study Abroad

April 25, 2017

Alicia Baca has received a Title VIII Fellowship worth $10,000 from the U.S. Department of State. In addition to that she has received two American Councils scholarships, and the Russian Study Abroad Scholarship from the GSLL department at CU Boulder. She will be studying Russian language and culture at the... Read more »

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