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Congratulations to German students who have been awarded Cinema Studies prizes

Congratulations to three German students who have received awards or grants from the Program in Cinema Studies!

Jessica Fitzner received the Cinema Studies Undergraduate award for a paper on feminism in the film Phoenix, written for Professor Naqvi's German film course.

Eva Erber was a winner in the Cinema Studies Program Small Grants Program for Graduate Students.

Christiane Fischer received the Cinema Studies Graduate award for a paper on the aesthetic of touch in Wong Kar-wai's cinema, written for the Cinema Studies core seminar taught by Professor Sen.

Congratulations, Jessica, Eva, and Christiane!

Graduate Student Nicole Uberreich interviewed translator Tim Mohr at the Festival Neue Literatur

Graduate Student Nicole Uberreich interviewed Tim Mohr, the translator of Stefanie de Velasco at the Festival Neue Literatur in March 2019.

interview credit John R Harris

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

photo by John R. Harris

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!

Meet our new German professors!

The Department of German, Russian and East European Languages and Literatures is thrilled to welcome two new German professors to the faculty.

Regina Karl joined the department in Fall 2019, and Dominik Zechner will join the department in Fall 2020.

Click here to learn more about them!

German students present research project at NeMLA

Two of our current German students, Han Yan and Shuyu Chen, successfully presented their Aresty Research Project "World Languages at Rutgers: a Multimedia Project" at the Undergraduate Research Symposium of the 50th Anniversary Convention of the North-East Modern Language Association Conference (NeMLA), Washington DC, under the direction of Dr. Alexander Pichugin. NeMLA is a prestigious regional conference, and we are all very proud of their hard work!

NeMLA Shuyu Han