David Shneer

GSLL mourns the loss of Professor David Shneer

Nov. 9, 2020

GSLL is sad to share the news of Professor David Shneer’s death. Professor Shneer was the Louis P. Singer Endowed Chair in Jewish History at CU Boulder, and he worked closely with GSLL faculty and students. He was a cherished colleague, mentor, advisor, and teacher. We are grateful to have...

Precarious Intimacies

Professor Weber Publishes New Book!

Sept. 8, 2020

Professor Weber’s new book Precarious Intimacies: The Politics of Touch in Contemporary Western European Cinema , co-written with Maria Stehle, was published in August 2020 by Northwestern University Press. In its analyses of recent European films, the book proposes the notion of “precarious intimacies” to navigate a dilemma: how to...

Anastasiya Osipova

GSLL Welcomes Assistant Professor Anastasiya Osipova

Aug. 4, 2020

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures is delighted to announce that Dr. Anastasiya Osipova is joining our faculty as Assistant Professor. Dr. Osipova is a scholar of Russian/Soviet and Eastern European twentieth- and twenty-first-century culture. She holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from New York University and...

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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...

Vicki Grove

Dr. Vicki Grove receives Faculty Council Distinguished Service Award

March 31, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Vicki Grove for receiving the Faculty Council Distinguished Service Award! This award recognizes outstanding service to the University of Colorado system by faculty members, and in particular participation in faculty governance.

Vicki Grove

Dr. Vicki Grove honored with BFA Award for Excellence in Leadership and Service

March 26, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Vicki Grove, who was given the Boulder Faculty Assembly’s Excellence in Leadership and Service Award! This is one of the highest distinctions given to faculty on the Boulder campus, and it recognizes Dr. Grove’s extensive record of service to GSLL, the Boulder campus, and the CU system,...

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GSLL Working Remotely

March 11, 2020

CU will hold all classes remotely starting Monday, March 16, 2020. GSLL will start to hold most classes remotely starting Wednesday, March 11 or Thursday, March 12. GSLL staff will be working remotely and can be contacted via email: Karen.Hawley@colorado.edu or Casey.Koehler@colorado.edu

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...

Helmut Müller-Sievers

Professor Müller-Sievers honored with 2019 Distinguished Research Lectureship

Jan. 28, 2020

Congratulations to Professor Helmut Müller-Sievers for his selection as CU's 2019 Distinguished Research Lecturer! As the official announcement says, "The Lectureship is among the most esteemed honors bestowed by the faculty upon a faculty member at the University of Colorado Boulder." Professor Müller-Sievers will be delivering his lecture titled "Engineering...

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