Conversations in the Mountains speaker

Conversations in the Mountains

July 5, 2017

In February 2017, GSLL held the third Conversations in the Mountains. This year's program focused on the topic "Just Futures" and brought together German studies scholars from Germany, Canada, and the US as well as CU Boulder scholars from German Studies, Ethnic Studies, and Women and Gender Studies. During the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Arne Hoecker

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...

varsity bridge

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