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!

Catalina Escalona

Catalina Escalona Awarded Fulbright Teaching Fellowship

April 26, 2018

Graduating MA student Catalina Escalona has been awarded a Fulbright Teaching Fellowship to teach as English Teaching Assistant in Vienna, Austria, during next academic year. As a Fulbright Teaching Assistant, Catalina will provide assistance to the local English teachers and will be serving as a cultural ambassador for the U.S...

Sayalee Karkare

Sayalee Karkare Awarded Graduate Student Teaching Excellence Award

April 26, 2018

Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Sayalee Karkare, who has been awarded the prestigious 2017-18 Graduate Student Teaching Award. These awards recognize graduate student instructors who demonstrate outstanding teaching efforts within the classroom.

Students in German language immersion day

CU German Language Immersion Day

March 1, 2018

German learners from Cherry Creek HS, Broomfield HS, Rocky Mountain HS, Boulder HS, and Shining Mountain Waldorf HS explored the CU campus on February 28, 2018 as part of the German Language Immersion Day. High school students found their chakra in a German yoga session, tested their knowledge on German...

Remembering Lucile bookcover

Afro-German connections is subject of expert forum

March 1, 2018

Afro-German connections story

Vanessa Roberts

'Afropuff Lederhosen' explores race in context of Germany

Feb. 20, 2018

'Afropuff Lederhosen' story

TAs jumping in snow

Sprachbad –German immersion camp

Feb. 9, 2018

Completely auf Deutsch is the 3-day German immersion camp Sprachbad which takes place at the YMCA in Estes Park, CO in early February of each year. The full-immersion German camp, supported by the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG), provides high school students from across Colorado with the opportunity...

sayalee Karkre

German PhD Student, Sayalee Karkare, receives Dissertation and Library Fellowships

Dec. 7, 2017

German PhD candidate Sayalee Karkare has been awarded the Florence Husted Lowe and F. Rex Lowe Dissertation Fellowship by the Arts and Humanities Dissertation Fellowship Selection Committee. Sayalee was selected from a highly competitive pool of applicants from all the arts and humanities departments on campus. In 2018-19, Sayalee will...

exercise class

GSLL Multilingual Fitness and Yoga Class

Nov. 20, 2017

The GSLL first annual Multilingual Fitness and Yoga class was held on Nov. 13 in the CU Rec Center. In honor of International Education Week, fitness instructors representing Sweden, Germany and Russia instructed the class in their native languages. The hard-working participants experienced the three Indo-European languages in a linguistically...

Beyond Walls exhibit

“Über Mauern hinweg - Beyond Walls” exhibit at CU Boulder

Nov. 13, 2017

On the evening of November 9, 1989 East Germany tried to defuse growing tensions and protesters’ demands for free travel and democratic structures by making travel permits easier to obtain but the announcement brought thousands of East Berliners to the border crossing points in the wall and forcing the surprised...