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AAST 300.03 Black Queer Studies

Check out our new AAST 300 course being offered in the Fall with Dr. Mahoney!

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Dr. Nancy Nenno Gives Keynote Address at PAC Conference

On Saturday, March 7, 2015 at the 39th Annual Conference of the Philological Association of the Carolinas, Professor Nancy Nenno gave the keynote address entitled “From Corpse to Core: Death and Detection Across the Language Curriculum.”

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Dr. Rupper-Smith Presents at Conference in Denver, CO

Professor Ruppert-Smith, M. presented in a panel entitled “Enhancing Intercultural Competency through Courses” at the Annual Conference of the National Collegiate Honors Society in Denver, CO in October 2014.  

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Dr. Koerner’s Book Chapter Published in _A Different Germany_

Professor Morgan Koerner’s book chapter “Beyond Media Critique: Performance and Pop-cultural Pleasuresin Elfriede Jelinek and Frank Castorf’s Raststätte oder sie machens alle” has been published in A Different Germany: Pop and the Negotiation of German Culture.

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Dr. Koerner’s Article Appears in _Scenario_

Professor Morgan Koerner’s latest article “Beyond Drama: Postdramatic theater in upper level, performance-oriented foreign language, literature and culture courses” has been published in the Scenario 8.2 (2014): 1-16.  

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Professor Stephen Della Lana Presents at the 2014 ACTFL Conference

At the annual ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) conference in San Antonio, Texas in November 2014, Professor Stephen Della Lana made two presentations: 1) Changes in the Landscape: Study Abroad Programs in the 21st Century  2) Putting German … Continue reading

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“The Night the Berlin Wall Fell and Germany rocked! A 25th Anniversary Commemoration of the Fall of Berlin Wall”

The Department of German and Slavic Studies, the Global Business Resource Center, the Global Awareness Forum  and the Initiative Public Choice and Market Process sponsored a roundtable discussion entitled”The Night the Berlin Wall Fell and Germany rocked!  A 25th Anniversary … Continue reading

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Professor Della Lana Highlighted in Newsweek

Professor Stephen Della Lana highlighted in Newsweek: http://www.newsweek.com/where-world-berlin-wall-283566

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Professors Nenno and Twitchell Present Research at German Studies Association Annual Conference

At the German Studies Association Annual Conference on September 18-21 in Kansas City Missouri, Dr. Nancy Nenno participated in a three-day seminar entitled “Black German Studies” and presented her study titled “Thinking in Multiples: Generating Black Diaporas in Austria.” At … Continue reading

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Dr. Nenno’s Article Published in _Colloquia Germanica_

Professor Nancy Nenno’s study “Language, the Voice and Esperantism in Early German Sound Film: The Case of Niemandsland” has been published in the journal Colloquia Germanica 44,3 (2011).

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