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Cecily Stewart Hawksworth begins as Academic Coordinator

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Cecily Stewart Hawksworth began as the department's Academic Coordinator on June 27, 2016. She comes to us from the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences at Washington University, where she worked for six years in various administrative roles.

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.

Anna-Rebecca Nowicki Awarded Stefania Gray Graduate Presentation Award

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Anna Nowicki has been awarded the Stefania Gray Graduate Presentation Award at the 8th Annual Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference and Workshop.

German Major Awarded Kling Fellowship

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Patrick Goff (A&S '18) has been awarded a Merle Kling Undergraduate Honors Fellowship.

Empress Sanders awarded GSS outstanding staff award

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Empress Sanders has been selected as one of the inaugural recipients of the Graduate Student Senate (GSS) outstanding staff award.

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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