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Professor Kita interviewed: ‘How We Listen Shapes How We View the World’: The Radio Drama in Post-WWII Germany

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Professor Kita is featured in Center for the Humanities interview about her current book project.

Professor Erlin featured in Ampersand

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Professor Erlin's research was featured in this week's Ampersand, the weekly e-newsletter from Arts & Sciences.

Winter 2017-18 Newsletter

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Click here to read the Winter 2017/18 Stichworte. Remember: We want to hear from you! Send an email to Cecily Stewart Hawksworth if you have something to share. Who knows? You may be featured in our next newsletter!

2017 Faculty Updates

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The faculty update us on their 2017 activities.

Claire Ross Reports from Hamburg

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Claire Ross, a 6th year PhD student in Germanic Languages and Literatures, has been abroad in Hamburg, Germany. She provided us this update about her time there.

Anna Nowicki Reports from Austria

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Anna Nowicki is conducting research in Austria this academic year and sent us this report.

Contemporary German Literature Bibliographies Available Online

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All issues of the annual bibliographies for the Libraries’ Contemporary German Literature Collection are now available as PDF downloads in Open Scholarship.

Professor Williams & Professor Schneider recently published

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Knowledge in Motion: Constructing Transcultural Experience in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods (1200–1750) was recently published in DAPHNIS. Zeitschrift für die Mittlere Deutsche Literatur und Kultur (1400-1750): 46 (2017), 3-4.

Report from 2017 Göttingen Liaison, Heidi Grek

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Heidi Grek, one of our PhD students in German & Comparative Literature, was this past summer's graduate student liaison to our intensive language program in Göttingen. She gave us the following report about this year's group of students.

Professor McGlothlin awarded Honorable Mention

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Professor Erin McGlothlin was recently awarded an Honorable Mention.

Fall/Winter 2016 Newsletter

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Click here to read the Fall/Winter 2016 Stichworte. Remember: We want to hear from you! Send an email to Cecily Stewart Hawksworth if you have something to share. Who knows? You may be featured in our next newsletter!

2016 Faculty Updates

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The faculty update us on their activities in 2016.

Recent Keynote Addresses by Paul Michael Lützeler

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Paul Michael Lützeler, the Rosa May Distinguished University Professor in the Humanities, gave keynote addresses in his areas of research (Contemporary, Exile, and Romantic Literature as well as on the literary discourse on Europe) in September and October .

Matt Erlin wins DAAD/GSA book prize

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Matt Erlin has won the 2016 DAAD/German Studies Association Book Prize for “Necessary Luxuries: Books, Literature, and the Culture of Consumption in Germany, 1777-1815.”

Christian Schneider's article appears in Seminar

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Christian Schneider's article, "Medieval Literature on the Air: Johannes von Tepl's Der Ackermann in Twentieth-Century Radio Adaptations," appeared recently in Seminar: A Journal of Germanic Studies.

Matt Erlin publishes article in inaugural issue of Digital Literary Studies

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Matt Erlin's article, "Digital Humanities Masterplots" appeared in the first issue of Digital Literary Studies, an open-access, peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal that publishes scholarly articles on computational approaches to literary analysis/criticism.

Kurt Beals featured on St. Louis Public Radio

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Kurt Beals was interviewed for the podcast Cut & Paste on the topic of Franz Kafka.

Interview with Jennifer Kapczynski on Postwar German film

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Jennifer Kapczynski was recently interviewed by the Center for the Humanities about her current book project: What Makes a Democrat? Staging Political Transformation in 1950s West German Film.

Professor Schneider awarded a Marie S. Curie FCFP Senior Fellowship from the University of Freiburg and the European Union

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Prof. Schneider has been awarded a Marie S. Curie FCFP Senior Fellowship from the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS).

Professor McGlothlin organizes a collaborative research workshop

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In November, Erin McGlothlin, along with Brad Prager (University of Missouri) and Markus Zisselsberger (University of Miami) organized a collaborative research workshop at the University of Missouri.

Fall 2015 Department Newsletter

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Click here to read the annual Stichworte.

Professor Lützeler elected a new member of the Executive Committee of the Gesellschaft für interkulturelle Germanistik

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Professor Kita awarded a Franz Werfel Grant from the Austrian Exchange Service

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Professor Caroline Kita has been awarded a Franz Werfel Grant from the Austrian Exchange Service.

Professor Kurt Beals receives a 2014 PEN/HEIM Translation Fund Grant

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Papers at the German Studies Association (GSA) Conference

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Professor Emeritus, Egon Schwarz's most recent book, "Wien und die Juden. Essays zum Fin de Siècle," published by C. H. Beck in Munich

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Koepnick on the Role of Opera in the Films of Werner Herzog

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Department hosts "Distant Readings, Descriptive Turns" Symposium

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The 21st Biennial Symposium on German Language and Culture was March 29-31, 2012.

Mike Lutzeler speaks at international convention of ALEG (Latin American German Studies Association)

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Tatlock receives honorable mention for the Josephine Roberts prize for a Scholarly Edition

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Lynne Tatlock received an honorable mention for the Josephine Roberts Prize from the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference.

McGlothlin and Kafalenos host the 2011 International Conference on Narrative, April 7-10, 2011

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