We extend a special welcome to the incoming freshmen class of 2017! We are pleased that you found our webpage and are considering taking classes in our department. Please start your search with the Freshmen Page or consult the Yearly Schedule for German to plan your academic year.
Julia Ng wins the 2013 Charles Bernheimer Award
Julia Ng, a recent graduate student in Comparative Literary Studies and German, won the 2013 Charles Bernheimer Award given by the American Comparative Literature Association for the Best Dissertation of the Year. Julia's dissertation “Conditions of Impossibility: Failures and Fictions of Perpetual Peace" which she defended succesfully in June 2012 was writtten under the direction of Peter Fenves, Samuel Weber, and David Van Zanten.
More Good News
• Graduate Student Steven Tester received a multi-year post-doc at the Lichtenberg-Kolleg, Institute for Advanced Studies in Göttingen.
• Former Graduate Student Julia Ng accepted a permanent position in the Cultural Studies (critical theory) program at Goldsmiths, University of London.
• Assistant Professor Anna Parkinson received a prestigious grant for archival work in Marbach.
Welcome to our Alumni and Friends! Wherever you are ...
We would like to keep in touch with you and let you know what is happening in the German department. Please send us your contact information and let us know how you are doing and what is new in your life. We have established a scholarship fund to help our students take advantage of study abroad and internship opportunities in German-speaking countries. We are asking alumni and friends of our department to contribute to the Scholarship for Study Abroad fund. We hope you will consider a gift.