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Professor Hoecker Publishes New Book

May 20, 2020

In The Case of Literature , Arne Höcker offers a radical reassessment of the modern European literary canon. His reinterpretations of Goethe, Schiller, Büchner, Döblin, Musil, and Kafka show how literary and scientific narratives have determined each other over the past three centuries, and he argues that modern literature not...

Adi Nester

Adi Nester accepted Tenure Track Position at UNC Chapel Hill

March 9, 2020

Adi Nester, who will graduate from the German PhD program in May, accepted a tenure track position as Assistant Professor of German-Jewish Studies at the University of North-Carolina in Chapel Hill. Congratulations, Adi!

Students at Spring 2020 German Language Day

German Language Immersion Day 2020

March 2, 2020

German learners from Cherry Creek High School, Broomfield High School, Boulder High School, and Shining Mountain Waldorf School explored the CU campus on February 28 as part of the German Language Immersion Day. High school students tested their knowledge on German- American art, music, and popular culture in a game...

First Encounters Prize Winners

National Contest Winners Exploring German-American History

Jan. 27, 2020

Students of the fall semester German 2020 course won second and third prizes in the national contest First Encounters (organized by the American Association of Teachers of German) in which learners were invited to explore the German roots and German-American encounters in their own communities and to document and share...

Emily Frazier-Rath

Emily Frazier-Rath accepts position as Visiting Assistant Professor at Davidson College

June 18, 2019

Emily Frazier-Rath who received her Ph.D. in German Studies this spring will begin her new post as Visiting Assistant Professor at Davidson College this summer. Congratulations, Emily!

Ross Etherton

Ross Etherton Accepted Position as Assistant Professor at University of Minnesota

March 1, 2019

Dr. Ross Etherton, who graduated from our PhD program last year and currently teaches at Wooster College, will begin his new post as Assistant Professor of German at the University of Minnesota in August. Congratulations, Ross!

German students view artwork

German Students Ponder "ANGEKOMMEN—Having Arrived" Art Exhibition

Dec. 5, 2018

“The frontal lobe represents everyday life in the new culture,” John Fanning explains to his fellow class mates in a conversation entirely in German. “Refugees in Germany need to learn a new language and develop a sense of orientation in a new society. The frontal lobe is the part of...

Lauren Stone

Congratulations to Professor Lauren Stone

Sept. 25, 2018

Congratulations to Professor Lauren Stone for winning the Max Kade Prize for the Best Article in German Quarterly in 2017! The prize committee chose her article “Rilke's 'Kinderstube': Phenomenology in Childhood Spaces," saying that it is "an exemplary piece of scholarship [that] combines an original and innovative approach with a...

Franzi Schweiger

Franziska Schweiger Accepted Position as Visiting Assistant Professor at Hamilton College

May 22, 2018

Franziska Schweiger, who successfully defended her dissertation recently, accepted the offer for a three-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor in the German Program at Hamilton College (New York). Franzi will begin her new post in July. At Hamilton she will teach classes on German film, literature and culture as well...

Ross Etherton

Ross Etherton Accepted Position as Visiting Assistant Professor at Wooster College

April 26, 2018

Graduating Ph.D. student Ross Etherton will begin his new post as Visiting Assistant Professor in the German Program at Wooster College (Ohio) in August. At Wooster he will teach German language and his own culture and literature courses. Congratulations, Ross!

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