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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...

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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...

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...

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Arne Höcker Appointed 2017-18 CHA Fellow

March 21, 2017

Arne Höcker has been awarded a 2017-18 CHA Faculty Fellowship from the Center for the Humanities and the Arts. During his time as a CHA Faculty Fellow, Professor Höcker plans to complete a book project titled “The Case of Literature: Literary Case Histories from Goethe to Kafka”. The book examines...

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German PhD Students Awarded Fellowships

March 21, 2017

Franziska Schweiger was awarded the 2nd Leg Summer Fellowship from the Center for the Humanities and the Arts to explore the history and technical production of lace from the mid 16th century to the present and how this specific form of textile work informs modern poetic production. Sayalee Karkare was...

German HS visits in Ft Collins

Future Perspectives -- GSLL talks with learners of German at Fort Collins High Schools

March 9, 2017

On March 8, the German program has launched a new outreach initiative to connect with high school students in Colorado. During school visits in the Fort Collins area, German language TAs Rohini Chandra, Justin Harris, and Helena Wagenhoefer shared their enthusiasm about the German language and its culture and enriched...

Alex Becker

German Major and Study Abroad Contribute to Colorado Entrepreneur's Successful Career

March 3, 2017

Ann Schmiesing

Ann Schmiesing permanently named to Graduate School posts

Jan. 23, 2017

Congratulations to Ann from GSLL!

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Just Futures

Jan. 17, 2017

Friday, Feb. 17 th 10 am – 7 pm See program here British and Irish Studies Room, Norlin Library, CU Boulder This year’s Conversations in the Mountains brings German studies scholars in conversation with scholars doing related work informed by critical race studies and gender studies. Articulations of more just,...

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Establishment of the Leonhard E. Baak Memorial Scholarship

Jan. 11, 2017

The German Studies program has received a generous gift from the estate of Leonhard Edwin Baak (1909-1998) to establish the Leonhard E. Baak Memorial scholarship. Dr. Baak received his PhD in German from the University of Colorado Boulder in 1953, and served as a professor of German at St. Olaf...