New book from Professor Jeroen Dewulf
March 1, 2022New book from Professor Jeroen Dewulf. Click here for a link to the book’s homepage.
New book from Professor Niklaus Largier
February 25, 2022
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Congratulations to Cecily Cai
Professor Balint on CBSN
September 29, 2021
Professor Lilla Balint was interviewed on CBSN about election results in Germany, as Angela Merkel steps aside and the Social Democrats move into power. Watch her clip here, starting at 2:43.
New Book by Alumni
August 25, 2021
German Department alumni Paul Reitter and Chad Wellmon published Permanent Crisis: The Humanities in a Disenchanted Age. The humanities, considered by many as irrelevant for modern careers and hopelessly devoid of funding, seem to be in a perpetual state of crisis, at the mercy of modernizing and technological forces that are driving universities towards academic pursuits that pull in grant money and direct students to lucrative careers. But as Reitter and Wellmon show, this crisis isn’t new—in fact, it’s as old as the humanities themselves.
Professor Niklaus Largier Hosts Summer School at Universität zu Köln
July 25, 2021
In July, Professor Niklaus Largier hosted and co-taught the fifth Berkeley-Yale-Cologne Summer School, a weeklong program in Cologne on the topic “Negation, Refusal, Delay.” The summer school is a part of an ongoing cooperation with Universität zu Köln where the event is held in alternating years.
TRANSIT Publishes New Issue on “Traveling Forms”
May 30, 2021
TRANSIT A Journal of Travel, Migration, and Multiculturalism in the German-speaking World published the first issue of its the thirteenth volume, titled "Traveling Forms." The articles in this issue aim to illuminate the ways in which media, aesthetic, and cultural forms are received, transformed, and exported and grapple with questions of form and circulation that challenge the field of German Studies to expand its investigations beyond national, linguistic, or geographic frameworks. Read the full issue here.
Graduating Ph.D. student Jonas Teupert has accepted a tenure-track position at National Taiwan University
Professor Karen Feldman Receives Faculty Award for Outstanding Mentorship of GSIs
Graduate Students Win 2021 Outstanding GSI Award
April 15, 2021
Graduate students Caroline Durlacher and Molly Krueger have received the 2021 Outstanding GSI Award. Each year the Graduate Division honors GSIs for their work in teaching that shows dedication, skill and creativity. Congratulations!