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Hyperallergic co-founder and editor visit GSLL

Oct. 17, 2017

On October 5, GSLL welcomed Hrag Vartanian, the editor-in-chief of Hyperallergic for a conversation moderated by curator and writer Yasmeen Siddiqui about “Art in the New Information Ecosystem.”Read more »
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Jackson Crawford to speak and sign new book at Boulder Bookstore in November

Oct. 10, 2017

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Out now: Special Issue of Colloquia Germanica, co-edited by Franziska Schweiger, Lauren Stone, and Arne Höcker

Sept. 5, 2017

German Graduate Student, Franziska Schweiger, together with Assistant Professors, Lauren Stone and Arne Höcker, co-edited the Special Issue “Material Worlds: Novelistic Matters of the 19th century" of the peer-reviewed journal Colloquia Germanica . Focusing on the relation between humans and things and the creation and exploration of “Material Worlds,” the... Read more »
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Nordic Instructor Publishes New Translation of Viking Sagas

Aug. 24, 2017

Hackett Publishing Company has published its second book by Jackson Crawford. “The Saga of the Volsungs, with The Saga of Ragnar Lothbrok” continues the project Crawford began in 2015 with the publication of his bestselling translation of The Poetic Edda, which renders the most important source of the myths of... Read more »
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A new book: Jillian Porter's "Economies of Feeling"

Aug. 24, 2017

Economies of Feeling: Russian Literature under Nicholas I (Northwestern UP, 2017) Economies of Feeling offers new explanations for the fantastical plots of mad or blocked ambition that set the nineteenth-century Russian prose tradition in motion. Jillian Porter compares the conceptual history of social ambition in post-Napoleonic France and post-Decembrist Russia... Read more »
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Dr. Robin Cadow, First PhD Graduate from the Program in German Studies

July 26, 2017

We are proud to congratulate our first PhD graduate in the Program in German Studies, Dr. Robin Cadow! Dr. Cadow's interdisciplinary dissertation, “A Complicated Relationship: Refugees and Holocaust Memories in Contemporary Germany,” explores sites of Holocaust memory that have emerged in response to the recent rise in refugee migration to... Read more »
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Nordic Club activities in spring 2017

July 11, 2017

The Nordic Club and its president Chris Bittel were busy this semester. Apart from the monthly screenings of popular Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, and Icelandic movies, we had several singular events, which proved quite popular among CU’s students. In late February, the Nordic Club hosted the traditional Danish Fat Tuesday... Read more »
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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... Read more »
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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... Read more »
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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... Read more »