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Professor Erin McGlothlin featured in Center for the Humanities article previewing November 5 Holocaust Memorial Lecture

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Professor McGlothlin writes about Claude Lanzmann's "Shoah" and its archive of outtakes ahead of next week's Holocaust Memorial Lecture

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.

Job Opening in German Department

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We invite applications for a one-year position as Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, beginning in fall 2017.

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.

Farewell to Egon Schwarz (1922-2017)

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Professor Emeritus Egon Schwarz passed away recently.

Obituary for Egon Schwarz

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Click the link above to read the University's obituary for Professor Schwarz.

Professor Kita selected as Center for the Humanities Faculty Fellow

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Congratulations to Professor 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.

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 Williams elected president of Frühe Neuzeit Interdisziplinär (FNI)

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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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Matt Erlin appointed Director of Graduate Studies

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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 delivers faculty address at New Student Convocation on August 25

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McGlothlin delivers "Ten Million Words" at Arts & Sciences Recognition Ceremony

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

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McGlothlin co-organizes "International Conference on Narrative,"

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Professor Erin McGlothlin co-organizes the International Conference on Narrative, which will occur April 7-10, 2011.

Erlin receives NEH Grant for "Necessary Luxuries: German Literature and the World of Goods, 1770-1815"

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Tatlock receives Florence Steiner Award

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McGlothlin appointed Director of Research for the Center for the Humanities

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Professor McGlothlin has been appointed as the new Director of Research for the Center for the Humanities, here at WashU.