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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.

  1. Jan. 6, 2017Dark RomanticismsStill from Nosferatu

    Prof. Alice Kuzniar's graduate seminar Dark Romanticisms was recently featured on the Faculty of Arts website.

  2. Dec. 19, 2016So German! student photo contestPoster for photo contest

    The So German! photo contest is presented by the Goethe-Institut and the German Academic Exchange Service. Students at Canadian high schools, colleges, and universities can participate.

  3. Nov. 28, 2016Teach English in Germany (2017-2018 PAD program)

    Application deadline: January 9, 2017

    In co-operation with the German Pedagogical Exchange Office (PAD), the Canadian Association of University Teachers of German is accepting applications for positions as English-language assistants in the Federal Republic of Germany.

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  1. Mar. 27, 20171st Undergraduate Symposium in Croatian Language, Literature and Culture

    Symposium in Croatian Language, Literature and Culture

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  2. Apr. 4, 2017Luther Year 2017: Did Luther Invent High German?Lucas Cranach picture of Luther

    Luther’s German translation of the Bible has remained influential to this day; his hymns are still sung; and many still use his proverbs. But does all this make him the inventor of High German?

  3. May 5, 2017Data-Driven Learning: Can and Should Language Learners Become Corpus Linguists?Photo of Nina Vyatkina

    Join Nina Vyatkina (Associate Professor of German and Applied Linguistics at the University of Kansas) as she discusses the use of large digital textual databases in the second language classroom. She believes that these corpora can form the basis of classroom activities that help students learn.

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