Departmental News

Departmental News

  • PhD Candidate Accepts Position in St. Louis

    May 31, 2013

    Kurt Beals has accepted a job at Washington University in St. Louis, where he will be joining the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures as an assistant professor.

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  • Graduate Students Publish New Book

    May 31, 2013

    Ashwin Manthripragada, Emina Musanovic and Dagmar Theison published as editors the book, “The Threat and Allure of the Magical” (Cambridge Scholars, March 2013).

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  • Graduate Student Meyer Recieves Fulbright Fellowship

    May 31, 2013

    Seth Elliott Meyer received a Fulbright Fellowship to conduct dissertation research in Berlin for the 2013-14 academic year.

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  • Graduate Students Co-Edit, Contribute Essays to New Book

    May 31, 2013

    Paul Dobryden and Kurt Beals are two co-editors of “Hans Richters Rhythmus 21: Schlüsselfilm der Moderne,” which was published in 2012 by Königshausen & Neumann. Beals, Dobryden, and Erik Born also contributed essays to the book, which was a project of the BTWH (Berkeley-Tübingen-Wien-Harvard) working group in German modernity.

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  • Graduate Student Receives Leo Baeck Fellowship

    May 31, 2013

    Yael Almog received a fellowship for 2013-14 from the Leo Baeck Fellowshipprogram to work on her dissertation.

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  • Dewulf Publishes Three New Texts

    May 31, 2013

    Jeroen Dewulf has three new publications: (1) Jeroen Dewulf, Olf Praamstra and Michiel van Kempen (eds.), Shifting the Compass: Pluricontinental Connections in Dutch Colonial and Postcolonial Literature. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013; (2) Jeroen Dewulf, “When Oyono’s ‘Boy’ Speaks Dutch: Two Readings in One Language,” PMLA, Vol. 128, Nr. 1 (2013): 112-118; (3) Jeroen Dewulf, “Mirroring Zambo in an Atlantic Context: The Open Wound of Slavery in Gottfried Keller’s Don Correa (1881),” Atlantic Studies, Volume 10, Issue 2 (2013): 247-267.

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  • PhD Student Publishes in Journal of Austrian Studies

    May 31, 2012

    Kevin Gordon published “Historical Rupture and the Devastation of Memory in Adalbert Stifter’s Der Hagestolz”. Journal of Austrian Studies 45.3-4: Fall/Winter 2012. 87-112.

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  • Graduate Students Almog and Born Co-Edit Book

    May 31, 2012

    Yael Almog and Erik published as editors the book, “Neighbors and Neighborhoods: Living Together in the German-Speaking World” (Cambridge Scholars, 2012).

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  • Dewulf Receives Teaching Award

    May 31, 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).

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  • Rauch and Grad Students Publish Article

    May 31, 2012

    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.

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