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Congratulations to Thomas Wallerberger on his award from the city of Vienna

Congratulations to PhD Student Thomas Wallerberger, who has been awarded a "Förderungspreis der Stadt Wien in der Sparte Geistes-, Sozial-, Kultur- und Rechtswissenschaften" from the City of Vienna!

Dr. Anna Mayer has successfully defended her dissertation

Dr. Anna Mayer has successfully defended her dissertation, "Vom Raster zum Netzwerk: Der westdeutsche Überwachungsapparat der 1970er Jahre in den Werken von Volker Schlöndorff, Margarethe von Trotta, Friedrich Christian Delius und Rainald Goetz" under the guidance of Prof. Fatima Naqvi. The dissertation committee with Professors Nicola Behrmann, Nicholas Rennie, and Rupert Gaderer was impressed by her outstanding research. Congratulations, Anna!

Congratulations to Anna Mayer on her new position as Visiting Assistant Professor at Vassar College

Congratulations to PhD Candidate Anna Mayer on her new position as Visiting Assistant Professor at Vassar College this upcoming academic year! Anna is currently in the process of finishing her dissertation thesis. Congratulations, Anna!

Congratulations to two graduating German majors on their prestigious SAS awards!

Congratulations to two of our graduating German majors on receiving prestigious SAS awards!

Serena Lückhoff received the Henry Rutgers Scholar Award for her honors thesis “Praying for Language: Hamacher’s Bogengebet and the Possibility of Address."

And Hailey Parikh received the SAS Outstanding Service Award for all she has done on behalf of the German Department and our community.

Congratulations, Serena and Hailey!

Congratulations to German major Neha Aluwalia on being chosen to participate in the Congress-Bundestag Exchange program in 2022-2023

Eagleton HeadshotGraduating German Major and Honors Student Neha Aluwalia has been chosen to participate in the Congress-Bundestag Exchange Program for Young Professionals (CBYX-YP) for 2022-2023. The CBYX-YP is an exchange program and public diplomacy initiative for developing young professionals in the United States and Germany. Participants from the United States will spend 11 months in Germany studying the German language, taking courses at German universities, and interning in their desired career fields. Congratulations, Neha!