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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.

Anna-Rebecca Nowicki to receive inaugural Liberman Leadership Award

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Congratulations to Anna-Rebecca Nowicki, a 3rd year doctoral student, who will receive one of the inaugural Liberman Leadership awards in a ceremony to be held on April 12 at 4pm in Umrath Lounge.

Claire Ross to receive Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence

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Claire Ross, a 5th year doctoral student, has been chosen as one of the winners of the 2016-17 Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence.

Professor McGlothlin awarded Honorable Mention

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Professor Erin McGlothlin was recently awarded an Honorable Mention.

Obituary for Egon Schwarz

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

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.”