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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April 3, 2018

Nordic Studies Facebook Page

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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...

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Afro-German connections is subject of expert forum

March 1, 2018

Afro-German connections story

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'Afropuff Lederhosen' explores race in context of Germany

Feb. 20, 2018

'Afropuff Lederhosen' story

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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...

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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...

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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)...

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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...