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“Über Mauern hinweg - Beyond Walls” exhibit at CU Boulder

Nov. 13, 2017

On the evening of November 9, 1989 East Germany tried to defuse growing tensions and protesters’ demands for free travel and democratic structures by making travel permits easier to obtain but the announcement brought thousands of East Berliners to the border crossing points in the wall and forcing the surprised...

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German MA Student, Kevin Dibb, receives International Parliamentary Scholarship

Nov. 6, 2017

Kevin Dibb, who is about to complete his MA in German Studies this semester, was selected from a highly competitive pool of applicants to receive the prestigious International Parliamentary Scholarship. From March through July 2018, Kevin will work for a Member of the German Bundestag in Berlin and will take...

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Courses in German Studies for Spring 2018

Nov. 6, 2017

Check out our spring semester courses , including a course taught by our special guest author, Ingo Schulze!

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German Goes Radio

Oct. 30, 2017

GSLL students in GRMN 2020 and GRMN 4010 produced their own broadcast with the help of Elvis Katticaren, media trainer and radio host of the popular German radio station Radio Köln . The radio project, sponsored by the German embassy in Washington DC, gave students the opportunity to learn about...


Dr. Patrick Eiden-Offe on Romantic Anti-Capitalism and the Invention of the Proletariat

Oct. 26, 2017

On October 1, Dr. Patrick Eiden-Offe (Berlin) discussed his celebrated new book, Die Poesie der Klasse, with students and faculty from GSLL and other departments. Dr. Eiden-Offe’s lecture focused on the development of the proletariat as an object of social critique, ideological discourse, and revolutionary theories of change during the...

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Nordic Instructor Publishes New Translation of Viking Sagas

Oct. 26, 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...

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Mark Leiderman's New Book

Oct. 25, 2017

Postmodern Crises collects previously published and yet unpublished Mark Lipovetsky’s articles on Russian literature and film. Written in different years, they focus on cultural and aesthetic crises that, taken together, constitute the postmodern condition of Russian culture. The reader will find here articles about classic subversive texts (such as Nabokov’s...

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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.”

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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...