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Jan. 17, 2017

Friday, Feb. 17 th 10 am – 7 pm See program here British and Irish Studies Room, Norlin Library, CU Boulder This year’s Conversations in the Mountains brings German studies scholars in conversation with scholars doing related work informed by critical race studies and gender studies. Articulations of more just,...

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Establishment of the Leonhard E. Baak Memorial Scholarship

Jan. 11, 2017

The German Studies program has received a generous gift from the estate of Leonhard Edwin Baak (1909-1998) to establish the Leonhard E. Baak Memorial scholarship. Dr. Baak received his PhD in German from the University of Colorado Boulder in 1953, and served as a professor of German at St. Olaf...

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CU Boulder to revamp doctoral studies in the literatures

Nov. 9, 2016

Karina Pulec

Russian alumna Karina Pulec (1988-2016)

Nov. 2, 2016

Karina Pulec, who was a Russian double major (with International Affairs) and graduated from CU in 2009, is reported dead in a hit-and-run accident in Denver, on Sunday, October 30. Karina worked as an attorney in intellectual property for an international legal firm in Denver. After CU she attended Cornell...

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German Ph.D. students awarded UGGS Travel Grant

Sept. 26, 2016

German Ph.D. students Emily Frazier-Rath and Petra Sertic were awarded travel grants from the United Government of Graduate Students at CU Boulder. Emily Frazier-Rath will participate in the Presidential Panel at this year’s MLA titled "All about Language: Pegida and Opponents”. Petra Sertic will participate in a Conference at Cornell...

Beverly Weber

Congratulations to Beverly Weber!

Sept. 13, 2016

A committee of departmental chairs in the division of the Arts and Humanities has selected Beverly’s proposal, “The Race of Human Rights: Racialization and Refugees in Contemporary Germany," as the Mellon New Directions Fellowship candidate for the University of Colorado this year. Please join me in congratulating Beverly’s with this...

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German Ph.D. students awarded Eaton Graduate Student Travel Grant.

Sept. 13, 2016

German Ph.D. students Franziska Schweiger and Ross Etherton received the Eaton Graduate Student Travel Grant to support their participation in the annual conference of the German Studies Association (GSA) in San Diego. Each year, the Eaton Travel grant is awarded on a competitive basis to 10 students by the Center...

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Congratulations to the Russian major David Friedman

Aug. 22, 2016

Congratulations to the Russian major David Friedman, the recipient of the Alexander Foundation educational scholarship.

Grace van Sweringen Baur

Grace van Sweringen Baur Papers

Aug. 15, 2016

While working at The Department of Special Collections at Norlin Library this summer, German PhD student Maggie Rosenau processed the Grace van Sweringen Baur papers and created a finding aid that will make Dr. Baur's collection accessible via CU's Guide to Manuscript Collections as well as through the Rocky Mountain...

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Shakespeare and Cervantes: Two Geniuses and One Death Date

Aug. 15, 2016

German PhD student Maggie Rosenau curated the exhibit Shakespeare and Cervantes: Two Geniuses and One Death Date , which will be on display alongside More Things in Heaven and Earth: Science in the Time of Shakespeare at Special Collections in Norlin library through December 2016. The exhibits compliment the First...