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Prof. Bernhard Dotzler (Universit├Ąt Regensburg) is joining us in spring 2018 as our Distinguished Craig Visiting Professor

Prof. Bernhard Dotzler will join us in Spring 2018 as the Charlotte M. Craig Distinguished Visiting Professor. He will teach a graduate seminar on Exploring 1968 (16:470:670) and an undergraduate course in Film After Benjamin (01:470:390). Click here to learn more about Prof. Dotzler and the Craig Professorship.

Dr. Michael Speier joined us in Fall 2017 as the Craig-Kade Scholar

Prof. Dr. Michael Speier joined us this fall as our Max Kade Scholar in Residence / Charlotte M. Craig Research Scholar. His graduate seminar devoted itself to new "Dunkles zu sagen" - Ingeborg Bachmann, Paul Celan (470:672:01). Click here to read more about Dr. Speier and the Craig-Kade program.

German Major wins Henry Rutgers Scholar Award!

Congratulations to Shelby McMullan, who has been awarded the Henry Rutgers Scholar Award for her thesis "Fantasies of Fear: Male Hysteria and Media Technology from E.T.A. Hoffman to David Lynch", advised by Professor Nicola Behrmann.

The Henry Rutgers Scholar Award recognizes graduating seniors who have competed outstanding independent research projects leading to a thesis in their major field of study or an interdisciplinary thesis.

German Major among Mothers graduating on Mothers Day!

In 2017, University Commencement will be held on Mother's Day, and quite a few of the 2017 School and Arts of Sciences graduates are also mothers. German language and literature major Kendis Pacholec will complete her BA in 2017, after balancing single parenthood, working, and her studies. See the article about Kendis and the other moms graduating in 2017 here!

Seminar Room Remodel

Over the course of Spring and Summer 2013, we remodeled our department seminar room at 172 College Avenue, thanks to a generous grant from the Max Kade Foundation. Below are photos of the amazing transformation.