Graduate Student Verena Wolf presents a paper at Princeton University
September 18, 2022Verena's paper, "Narratives of Risk: Aesthetic Form and Language in Christa Wolf’s Störfall," was part of a conference, "The Automated Condition. Manifestations and Narratives in Art, Literature, and Culture," which was organized by Princeton's Department of German from May 11- May 13, 2022.
First Book by a Former Student
May 2, 2022
Sebastian Haselbeck completed his Berkeley Ph.D. degree in 2018 and teaches at the Universität Greifswald, Germany. The book was published by Konstanz University Press in September 2021...
New Book by a Former Student
May 2, 2022
The Hygienic Apparatus: Weimar Cinema and Environmental Disorder by Paul Dobryden. The book was published by Northwestern University Press in April 2022. Paul is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Virginia. Find the book here.
Congratulations Cara E. Tovey
April 8, 2022Former Berkeley Ph.D. student Cara Tovey accepted a position as a lecturer in the newly created Department of European Languages and Transcultural Studies at UCLA. Cara taught for three years as a Visiting Assistant Professor of German at the College of Charleston, in Charleston, N.C.
Congratulations Kumars Salehi
April 7, 2022
Kumars accepted a position as a Visiting Assistant Professor of German and Film in the Department of World Languages, Cultures and Media at St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York. Herzlichen Glückwunsch!
Graduate Student Elizabeth Sun gives a paper at a Graduate Students Conference at the University of Texas, Austin.
April 5, 2022Elizabeth's paper, "Denial, Delay, and Disruption in Abbas Khider’s Der falsche Inder and Christian Petzold’s Transit" was part of the conference titled "Goodbye, Mutti!: Reflecting on the 16 Year Legacy of Kanzlerin Merkel,” hosted by UT-Austin's Graduate Association of Germanic-Language Students (GAGLS).
Graduate Student Qingyang Freya Zhou presents a paper at the (virtual) Annual Society of Cinema and Media Studies Conference
April 5, 2022
Freya's paper, "Reality, Layered Artifice, and Encounters with the Foreign in Werner Herzog’s Family Romance, LLC," was a contribution to a panel called "Negotiating the Documentary: Aesthetics, Ethics, Affects."
Graduate Student Sean Lambert publishes a short story in The Chicago Review
March 28, 2022
Read his short story “Mountain”. Congratulations Sean!
Congratulations Jonathan Aaron Cho-Polizzi
March 23, 2022
Jonathan Aaron Cho-Polizzi accepted a position as a LSA Collegiate Postdoctoral Fellow (2022) and Assistant Professor of German (2024) at the University of Michigan. Congratulations!
Graduate Students Win 2022 Outstanding GSI Award
March 22, 2022
Congratulations to Michael Sandberg and Evan Strouss on being selected for the Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor award. Evan's and Michael's dedication to teaching, engagement with students, and conscientious work merit this acknowledgment by the department and the university. We are fortunate to have them working with our students! Congratulations!