Karen Hawley

Congratulations to Karen Hawley for the Monthly Staff Recognition Award and the ASCEND award for diversity!

April 13, 2021

Congratulations to Karen Hawley for Two Awards from the College of Arts and Sciences! Congratulations to Karen Hawley, GSLL Program Assistant, for winning two awards! The first, the Monthly Staff Recognition Award, recognizes outstanding performance and contributions to the College. Karen was nominated by a group of GSLL faculty members...

Beverly Weber

Congratulations to Beverly Weber for co-organizing DDGC Conference!

April 12, 2021

Congratulations to Beverly Weber for the successful conference Diversity, Decolonization, and German Curriculum! From March 11 to March 14, the German Program was the virtual host for DDGC 2021: A Virtual Gathering, which focused on antiracism, antiblack racism, white supremacy, and Black resistance in German studies. The conference was organized...

book cover for An Austrian Avant-Garde

Professor Greaney wins Kayden Translation Award

March 12, 2021

Professor Patrick Greaney was awarded the College of Arts and Sciences’ Kayden Translation Award for his translation of An Austrian Avant-Garde , the first English-language anthology of post-1945 experimental writing from Austria. The bilingual volume features texts from Nobel-prize winning author Elfriede Jelinek, the members of the 1950s Vienna Group,...

Beverly Weber

Professor Beverly Weber named Co-Editor of Feminist German Studies

March 12, 2021

Professor Beverly Weber has just been appointed Co-editor of Feminist German Studies for a three-year term starting in January 2022. Feminist German Studies is a refereed journal that features articles written from feminist perspectives on German culture. It is published by the professional organization Women in German, which was founded...

Franzi Schweiger

Franziska Schweiger accepted Tenure Track Position at Hamilton College

March 11, 2021

Dr. Franziska Schweiger, who completed her PhD in German Studies at CU Boulder in 2018, accepted a Tenure Track position as Assistant Professor of German at Hamilton College. Congratulations, Franzi!

Helmut Muller-Sievers

Professor Müller-Sievers to Deliver 115th Distinguished Research Lectureship

Feb. 23, 2021

Professor of German Studies Helmut Müller-Sievers is the recipient of the 115th Distinguished Research Lectureship. 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 deliver a virtual lecture, “On Common Ground­—Goethe, the Modern Novel,...

Petra Sertic

New article on SPEX by German PhD Student Petra Sertic

Dec. 10, 2020

Title: New article on SPEX by German PhD Student Petra Sertic German PhD Student Petra Sertic published a new article in the recent issue of Archiv für Sozialgeschichte der Deutschen Literatur: Who Was Mrs. Benway? A Form of Art Criticism and Critique as a Form of Art in Spex Magazine...

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...