Earl Sampson

Professor of Russian Earl Sampson (1935-2018)

July 23, 2018

Our former colleague, Professor of Russian Earl Sampson, passed away on July 1, 2018. He was 83 years old. A native Coloradan, he entered CU to study engineering. When drafted into the Army, he was sent to the Monterey Army Language School (now called the Defense Language Institute), where he...

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Congratulations to Jasper Schneider!

June 20, 2018

Our recent graduate from the Russian BA/MA program, Jasper Schneider, has received an assistantship for study at Virginia Tech in their PhD program in International Affairs starting this August.

Franzi Schweiger

Franziska Schweiger Accepted Position as Visiting Assistant Professor at Hamilton College

May 22, 2018

Franziska Schweiger, who successfully defended her dissertation recently, accepted the offer for a three-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor in the German Program at Hamilton College (New York). Franzi will begin her new post in July. At Hamilton she will teach classes on German film, literature and culture as well...

Ross Etherton

Ross Etherton Accepted Position as Visiting Assistant Professor at Wooster College

April 26, 2018

Graduating Ph.D. student Ross Etherton will begin his new post as Visiting Assistant Professor in the German Program at Wooster College (Ohio) in August. At Wooster he will teach German language and his own culture and literature courses. Congratulations, Ross!

Catalina Escalona

Catalina Escalona Awarded Fulbright Teaching Fellowship

April 26, 2018

Graduating MA student Catalina Escalona has been awarded a Fulbright Teaching Fellowship to teach as English Teaching Assistant in Vienna, Austria, during next academic year. As a Fulbright Teaching Assistant, Catalina will provide assistance to the local English teachers and will be serving as a cultural ambassador for the U.S...

Sayalee Karkare

Sayalee Karkare Awarded Graduate Student Teaching Excellence Award

April 26, 2018

Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Sayalee Karkare, who has been awarded the prestigious 2017-18 Graduate Student Teaching Award. These awards recognize graduate student instructors who demonstrate outstanding teaching efforts within the classroom.

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Follow CU Nordic Studies on Facebook for upcoming events and fun facts

April 3, 2018

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Students in German language immersion day

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...

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Afro-German connections is subject of expert forum

March 1, 2018

Afro-German connections story

Vanessa Roberts

'Afropuff Lederhosen' explores race in context of Germany

Feb. 20, 2018

'Afropuff Lederhosen' story

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