Yael Almog and Erik published as editors the book, “Neighbors and Neighborhoods: Living Together in the German-Speaking World” (Cambridge Scholars, 2012).
Jeroen Dewulf is the winner of the American Cultures Innovation in Teaching Award for his course "From New Amsterdam to New York: Race, Culture, and Identity in New Netherland" (Dutch Studies 171AC).
Irmengard Rauch and co-authors Julisa Edwards, Justin Farwell, Carolyn Hawkshaw, MaryEllen LeBlanc, Chris Little, Stephanie Peltner, Tim Price, Michael St. Clair, Peter Woods published “BAG XI: Toward Human:Canine Communication” in “The Interdisciplinary Journal for Germanic Linguistics and Semiotic Analysis” vol. 16,2 (2011), pages 203-254.
Peter Woods has been awarded a Fulbright Grant to Austria for 2012-13 to carry out fieldwork on his dissertation research on “Slovene Bilingualism and German Language Contact.”
He gathered data for the Slovene part of his study through a FLAS Award to Slovenia during
Winfried Kudszus will deliver the keynote lecture at the Metamind Symposium “Modelling of Time and Space”, which will take place at the International Semiotics Institute in Imatra, Finland, in June 2012.
In the summer of 2012, he will teach the compact graduate seminar “Critical Concepts of Text and Culture” at the Latvian Academy of Culture, Riga.
Seth Meyer and Dagmar Theison have been selected the for the Outstanding GSI Award.
Yael Almog received a 14-month fellowship from the Minerva Foundation, sponsored by the Max-Planck-Geselleschaft, to write her dissertation at the Humboldt University in Berlin.
Eric Savoth received a dissertation fellowship from the Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin. His research will focus on the role of rationalization in literature and science around 1900 in Germany.
Mason Allred was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to conduct dissertation
research in Berlin for the academic year 2012-2013.
Tara Hottman received the IES Summer Fellowship.