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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.

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.

New Degree Program Approved

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The Graduate Council has approved a new degree program for our department: the Master of Arts in German and Higher Education Administration.

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.

Welcome New Fall 2017 Graduate Students!

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This fall, we welcome four new PhD students, as well as our four exchange students, two Max Kade research assistants, and a new master's student. We are so happy to have you all!

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.

Claire Meyer begins as Business Coordinator

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Claire Meyer began as the department's Business Coordinator on July 5, 2017. As a native St. Louisan, she is very pleased to return to her hometown.