Postmodern Crises book cover

Mark Leiderman's New Book

Oct. 25, 2017

Postmodern Crises collects previously published and yet unpublished Mark Lipovetsky’s articles on Russian literature and film. Written in different years, they focus on cultural and aesthetic crises that, taken together, constitute the postmodern condition of Russian culture. The reader will find here articles about classic subversive texts (such as Nabokov’s... Read more »
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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... Read more »
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Afro-German connections is subject of expert forum

March 1, 2018 more »
Vanessa Roberts

'Afropuff Lederhosen' explores race in context of Germany

Feb. 20, 2018 more »
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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... Read more »
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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... Read more »
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Two-day Workshop on Language Proficiency with Walter Hopkins

Nov. 20, 2017

GSLL recently hosted a two-day workshop for CU language instructors on proficiency-oriented instruction and measures of language proficiency, organized by Merete Leonhardt-Lupa, GSLL Swedish instructor. Guest speaker was Walter Hopkins, Assistant Director of Language Instruction for Spanish in the Department of Romance and Classical Studies at Michigan State University (MSU)... Read more »
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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... Read more »
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... Read more »
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German MA Student, Kevin Dibb, receives International Parliamentary Scholarship

Nov. 6, 2017

Kevin Dibb, who is about to complete his MA in German Studies this semester, was selected from a highly competitive pool of applicants to receive the prestigious International Parliamentary Scholarship. From March through July 2018, Kevin will work for a Member of the German Bundestag in Berlin and will take... Read more »