Lauren Stone

Lauren Stone receives Graduate School Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award

Aug. 22, 2023

Congratulations to Prof. Lauren Stone who received the Graduate School’s 2022-2023 Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award. Lauren was nominated for this award by one of her thesis advisees, with letters of support written by German Program students, alums and the department chair.

Petra Sertic

Petra Sertic accepts position as Teaching Fellow at Wesleyan University

May 3, 2023

Congratulations to Petra Sertic who accepted a 1-2 year position as “Teaching Fellow” at Wesleyan University. Petra will start her new position in the fall semester 2023.

Patrick Greaney

Professor Greaney receives Faculty Fellowship from the Center for the Humanities and the Arts

April 21, 2023

Congratulations to Professor Patrick Greaney on receiving a Faculty Fellowship from the Center for the Humanities and the Arts (CHA). The CHA Faculty Fellowship program welcomes ten fellows a year, who meet regularly to discuss their research in progress. Professor Greaney will be working on a book about German industrial...

Beverly Weber's book

Roundtable discussion of Professor Weber’s new book

Sept. 9, 2021

The CES Cinema Studies Network will host an online roundtable discussion of Professor Beverly Weber’s new co-authored book: Maria Stehle and Beverly Weber, Precarious Intimacies: The Politics of Touch in Contemporary Western European Cinema (Northwestern University Press, 2020). The roundtable will take place on October 8, 2021 at 10AM PST...

McKenna stairs and Varsity Pond on CU Boulder campus

GSLL Welcomes Assistant Professor Adrienne Merritt

June 9, 2021

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures is delighted to announce that Dr. Adrienne Merritt will be joining our faculty as an assistant professor of German Studies in August. Dr. Merritt is an interdisciplinary scholar with research and teaching concentrations in medieval studies and Black and Afro-German cultural...

Elisa Riga

Elisa Riga receives Spring 2021 GPTI Appreciation Award

April 19, 2021

German PhD student, Elisa Riga, was selected by the graduate school to receive a Graduate Part Time Instructor Appreciation Award for having risen to the challenges presented by teaching during the pandemic. Elisa has gone the extra way to make her course, "GRMN 1601: Germany Today,” a rewarding learning experience...

Beverly Weber

Congratulations to Beverly Weber for co-organizing DDGC Conference!

April 12, 2021

Congratulations to Beverly Weber for the successful conference Diversity, Decolonization, and German Curriculum! From March 11 to March 14, the German Program was the virtual host for DDGC 2021: A Virtual Gathering, which focused on antiracism, antiblack racism, white supremacy, and Black resistance in German studies. The conference was organized...

book cover for An Austrian Avant-Garde

Professor Greaney wins Kayden Translation Award

March 12, 2021

Professor Patrick Greaney was awarded the College of Arts and Sciences’ Kayden Translation Award for his translation of An Austrian Avant-Garde , the first English-language anthology of post-1945 experimental writing from Austria. The bilingual volume features texts from Nobel-prize winning author Elfriede Jelinek, the members of the 1950s Vienna Group,...

Beverly Weber

Professor Beverly Weber named Co-Editor of Feminist German Studies

March 12, 2021

Professor Beverly Weber has just been appointed Co-editor of Feminist German Studies for a three-year term starting in January 2022. Feminist German Studies is a refereed journal that features articles written from feminist perspectives on German culture. It is published by the professional organization Women in German, which was founded...

Franzi Schweiger

Franziska Schweiger accepted Tenure Track Position at Hamilton College

March 11, 2021

Dr. Franziska Schweiger, who completed her PhD in German Studies at CU Boulder in 2018, accepted a Tenure Track position as Assistant Professor of German at Hamilton College. Congratulations, Franzi!