PhD Candidate Melissa Etzler has accepted a position as Instructor of German at Butler University.
Our departmental awards committee has selected the essay "Representations of the Staatssicherheitsdienst in Christa Wolf's Was bleibt, Antje Ravic Strubel's Sturz der Tage in die Nacht, and Hermann Kant's Kennung" as the winner of this year's Berkeley Prize for Undergraduate Essays in German Studies.
We congratulate the author, Emily C. Bell from Wellesley College, on this wonderful success!
Bell will be awarded $500, and her essay will be considered for publication in our electronic journal TRANSIT
The essay submissions provided us with a good cross-section of undergraduate research in the field.
Erica Weitzman (2013-14 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow) has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of German at Northwestern University. Weitzman is Visiting Professor in the department for the 2013-14 academic year.
PhD candidate Yael Almog has accepted a position as an Assistant Professor (wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin) at the Center of Literary and Cultural Research in Berlin (ZfL).
For 2014-15, she was also offered The Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Graduate students Mason Allred and Lindsay Preseau have been selected for the 2013-14 Outstanding GSI Award.
Ashwin Manthripragada has accepted a three-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of German at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
Ashwin Manthripragada’s German 4 class was featured in the UC Berkeley Bear Talk blog.
Niko Euba has been selected as the 2013 “AATG Post-Secondary Outstanding German Educator.”
Jacob Haubenreich has accepted a position as a three-year Visiting Assistant Professor of German at the College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts.