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The German Department is proud to host the 2019 Media Philology Summer Academy in August

The Department of German, Russian and East European Languages and Literatures is proud to present the 2019 Media Philology Summer Academy, in conjunction with Ruhr Universität Bochum. This event will be held from Tuesday, August 27, 2019 through Thursday, August 29, 2019 and is co-sponsored by the Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, the DAAD, the Kade Foundation, and the University Alliance Ruhr. The Summer Academy is an intensive one-week exchange among professors and graduate students from Rutgers and Germany, focusing on methodological and theoretical perspectives on the topic of media philology.

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Dr. Martin Mittelmeier joins us in Fall 2019 as our Craig-Kade Scholar in Residence

Editor and Author Dr. Martin Mittelmeier will join the department in Fall 2019 as our Craig-Kade Scholar in Residence. He has worked for prestigious German publishing houses (Luchterhand Literaturverlag, Eichborn), where he was especially responsible for German literature. He now is a freelance editor. Click here to read more about Dr. Mittelmeier and the Craig-Kade program.

Professor Helfer awarded the SAS Award for Distinguished Contributions to Undergraduate Education in May 2019

KP19 Teachers Awards group 1x2Congratulations to Professor Martha Helfer, who was awarded the SAS Award for Distinguished Contributions to Undergraduate Education at the Professor Level in May 2019. Click here for the press release!