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Professor Lynne Tatlock receives Arts & Sciences Faculty Leadership Award

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Professor Lynne Tatlock was this year's recipient of the Arts & Sciences Faculty Leadership Award.

Professor Erlin, Professor Kita, and Professor McGlothlin featured in Ampersand article about first ever Summer Humanities Institute

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Professor Erlin spearheads new Summer Humanities Institute. Professors Kita and McGlothlin participated.

Professor McGlothlin and Professor Walke take FOCUS Class on Study Trip

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The "History, Memory, and Representation of the Holocaust" students visited sites and places related to the Holocaust in Europe.

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.

We Welcome Two Postdocs!

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This fall, we had the pleasure of adding two postdoctoral teaching fellows to our faculty: Alexis Briley and Richard "Tres" Lambert.

Professor Kapczynski on NPR's All Things Considered

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Professor Jennifer Kapczynski was interviewed on NPR's All Things Considered.

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.

October 4 - National Teach German Day

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Sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG), today is the first annual National Teach German Day.

Matt Erlin Gives Lecture at Bowdoin College

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Our department Chair, Professor Matt Erlin, gave a lecture at Bowdoin College on April 5, 2017.

Members of the Department Participated in St. Louis Go! Marathon Relay Event

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Six members of the department successfully completed the St. Louis Go! Marathon Relay on Sunday, April 9, 2017.

Professor McGlothlin awarded Honorable Mention

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Professor Erin McGlothlin was recently awarded an Honorable Mention.

Prof. Kita selected as Center for the Humanities Faculty Fellow

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Congratulations to Prof. Caroline Kita on recently being selected as a Faculty Fellow in the Center for the Humanities for the spring 2018 semester!

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.

Professor Schneider organizes international symposium at Heidelberg University

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From June 3 to 5, Christian Schneider, together with Doren Wohlleben (Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg), organized an interdisciplinary symposium at the Internationales Wissenschaftsforum Heidelberg (IWH), entitled "Glück am Ende?

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.

Prof. 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).

Prof. McGlothlin organizes a collaborative research workshop at the University of Missouri

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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

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

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Prof. Williams elected president of Frühe Neuzeit Interdisziplinär (FNI)

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Prof. Kita awarded a Franz Werfel Grant from the Austrian Exchange Service

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