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Our department specializes in the study of language, applied linguistics, literature, and film and visual culture.  We have active graduate and undergraduate programs in German, and we also offer courses in Croatian, Dutch, and Russian, as well as interdisciplinary opportunities like a minor in Cultural Identities.

  1. Feb. 14, 2020Research Abroad: Visiting Grad Student Alexandra Gubina
    Picture of Alexandra Gubina

    The GSS department is currently having a visitor from Mannheim: Alexandra Gubina, Ph.D. student from the University of Mannheim, who also works at the Pragmatics department at the Leibniz-Institute for the German Language (IDS). Alex is staying with the GSS department until the mid of April to work on her dissertation with one of her supervisors, Prof.

  2. Jan. 31, 2020Faculty Publication: Ann Marie Rasmussen - Rivalrous Masculinities
    Picture of the cover of Rivalrous Masculinities

    The book “Rivalrous Masculinities” was published last year and it was edited by Ann Marie Rasmussen, one of the professors at our department.

  3. Oct. 29, 2019CfP: 15th Germanic and Slavic Studies Conference
    GSS conference 2019 call for papers

    It's time for our annual Germanic and Slavic Studies Conference!

    For the 15th time, the Germanic and Slavic Studies department is hosting the GSS conference. So mark the date: Monday, December 9, 2019, because you don't want to miss this. 

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  1. Mar. 19, 2020WCGS Grimm 2020 Lecture - Thinking Itself is Dangerous
    WCGS Grimm Lecture 2020 - Thinking Itself is Dangerous: Reading Hananh Arendt Now

    Thinking Itself is Dangerous: Reading Hannah Arendt Now

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