Departmental News

Departmental News

  • First Berkeley Prize Winner Announced

    May 15, 2014

    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.

  • Visiting Professor Accepts Position at Northwestern

    May 5, 2014

    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 Accepts Position in Berlin

    April 7, 2014

    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.

  • Outstanding GSI Awards Announced

    March 19, 2014

    Graduate students Mason Allred and Lindsay Preseau have been selected for the 2013-14 Outstanding GSI Award.

  • PhD Candidate Will Be Visiting Asst. Prof.

    March 19, 2014

    Ashwin Manthripragada has accepted a three-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of German at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

  • German Class Featured in Blog

    March 19, 2014

    Ashwin Manthripragada’s German 4 class was featured in the UC Berkeley Bear Talk blog.

  • Euba Receives AATG Award

    May 31, 2013

    Niko Euba has been selected as the 2013 “AATG Post-Secondary Outstanding German Educator.”

  • PhD Candidate to be Visiting Assistant Professor in Massachusetts

    May 31, 2013

    Jacob Haubenreich has accepted a position as a three-year Visiting Assistant Professor of German at the College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts.

  • Alumnus Kooiker to Teach at Stanford

    May 31, 2013

    Jason Kooiker has accepted a position as Lecturer of German in the Stanford Language Center.

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship Awarded to PhD Candidate Haubenreich

    May 31, 2013

    Jacob Haubenreich received a C. H. Beck Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Deutsches Literaturarchiv Marbach.