First Encounters Art Exhibit

First Encounters: Menschen Begegnen Sich Exhibit

Nov. 19, 2019

What did the first encounters between German immigrants and the local American population look like? How did Germans adjust to their new environment abroad? And what challenges and problems occurred during these transnational and transcultural encounters? Students of CU Boulder’s second-year German language course sought answers to these and other...

Jackson Crawford book cover

Jackson Crawford Publishes New Book

Nov. 5, 2019

Dr. Jackson Crawford of the Nordic Program in GSLL has produced a new edition and translation of Hávamál, an Old Norse text attributed to the god Óðinn (Odin) that offers practical, clear-headed wisdom for daily living alongside the mysteries of how Odin acquired the runes and learned his magic spells...

Artemi Romanov book cover

Professor Romanov Publishes New Book

Aug. 26, 2019

Professor Artemi Romanov’s new book Спорт и Холодная Война , Том 1 (Sports and the Cold War, Volume 1) , was published by Herzen University Press. The book examines the interrelationships of sports and politics during the Cold War in the 1950s and 1960s. Sport was an important symbol for...

works displayed at exhibition in CU Art Gallery

Concrete Art and Poetry Exhibition

July 15, 2019

Students in Professor Greaney’s graduate course on concrete art and concrete poetry curated an exhibition in the CU Art Museum. The exhibition OBJECT:COLOR brings together seven artists’ works that are unified by the use of basic compositional elements—line, shape, and color—to influence the viewer’s experience of the artworks’ physical limits...

Emily Frazier-Rath

Emily Frazier-Rath accepts position as Visiting Assistant Professor at Davidson College

June 18, 2019

Emily Frazier-Rath who received her Ph.D. in German Studies this spring will begin her new post as Visiting Assistant Professor at Davidson College this summer. Congratulations, Emily!

Nicholas Lee

Professor of Russian C. Nicholas Lee (1935-2019)

June 11, 2019

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Congratulations Galina Siergiejczyk!

April 30, 2019

Congratulations to Galina Siergiejczyk, recipient of the 2018-2019 Marinus Smith award. https://www.colorado.edu/today/2019/04/29/student-nominated-faculty-staf...

Ross Etherton

Ross Etherton Accepted Position as Assistant Professor at University of Minnesota

March 1, 2019

Dr. Ross Etherton, who graduated from our PhD program last year and currently teaches at Wooster College, will begin his new post as Assistant Professor of German at the University of Minnesota in August. Congratulations, Ross!

Boulder choir of adults and children sing Lucia songs

Nordic Program Celebrates Lucia

Jan. 30, 2019

The Nordic program hosted a Lucia celebration on Dec. 12, 2018. Lucia is a popular holiday tradition in the Nordic countries, a festival of candles, music and holiday treats, calling for the return of light into the dark skies of the Nordic winter. SWEA Barnkör (Swedish Women’s Educational Association), a...

German students view artwork

German Students Ponder "ANGEKOMMEN—Having Arrived" Art Exhibition

Dec. 5, 2018

“The frontal lobe represents everyday life in the new culture,” John Fanning explains to his fellow class mates in a conversation entirely in German. “Refugees in Germany need to learn a new language and develop a sense of orientation in a new society. The frontal lobe is the part of...

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