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Professor Della Lana Featured in 25-Year CBYX Publication

Professor Stephen Della Lana has been featured in the publication commemorating 25-years of Congress Bundestag Youth Exchanges: http://www.cdsintl.org/fellowshipsabroad/cbyx_25years.pdf.

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Professor Johannes Wich-Schwarz of Maryville University to Guest Lecture

On March 12, 6pm in Addlestone 227, the Department of German & Slavic Studies will host Maryville University’s Dr. Johannes Wich-Schwarz who will present “The Not-Word: German-Jewish Poetry after the Holocaust.” What does it mean to write in German as … Continue reading

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“The Not-Word: German-Jewish Poetry after the Holocaust” March 12th, 6pm, Addlestone 227

“The Not-Word: German-Jewish Poetry after the Holocaust” March 12th, 6pm, Addlestone 227 What does it mean to write in German as a Jewish author after the Holocaust? Can poetry recover, reclaim, and renew language after unspeakable trauma? How do we … Continue reading

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Book Chapter from Dr. Morgan Koerner on Creative Writing in the German Curriculum

A new article from Dr. Morgan Marcell Koerner has just appeared in Traditions and Transitions: Curricula for German Studies, an essay collection with works by 20 international scholars in the field of German as a Second or Foreign Language, published … Continue reading

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Dr. Steckenbiller Presents at GSA Annual Conference

On October 3-6, 2013, Professor Christiane Steckenbiller attended the German Studies Association annual conference in Denver, Colorado where she presented her paper “Inhabiting the Present, Residing in History: Emine Sevgi Özdamar’s Seltsame Sterne starren zur Erde.”

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Professor Ingle’s Book Review Published

Professor Oksana Ingle’s book review of Andrejs Plakans’ A Concise History of the Baltic States  (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge UP, 2011) appeared in the spring 2013 issue of Slavic and East European Journal.

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Welcome to the Department of German and Slavic Studies’ News Blog!

In weeks and months ahead, all significant news related to our department’s students, faculty and German and Russian programs will be posted here.  Wish to post something newsworth?  Please post it at our Facebook page and we’ll take it from … Continue reading

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