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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. Oct. 30, 2017Oscar-nominated German film screening at UW!Poster for Toni Erdmann film showing, 30 Oct. 2017

    Toni Erdmann comes to UW this October

    The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies is proud to present a screening of director Maren Ade's 2016 Oscar-nominated German film Toni Erdmann, this coming 30 October, in ECH 1220. In German, with English subtitles. Free admission.

  2. Aug. 29, 2017GSS has its first dual PhDNew PhD Daniela Roth with her supervisors

    Some graduate students have so many good ideas that they need two supervisors to handle the load. Such was the case with Daniela Roth, who became the first graduate student to earn a dual PhD in German from the University of Waterloo and our partner university in Germany, Universität Mannheim, under a cotutelle arrangement.

  3. July 4, 2017Looking for a great Fall 2017 course?

    How about...?

    ARTS 190 - Cultural Identities Today taught by Prof. Barbara Schmenk (11:30-12:50 T Th in ML 349)

    GER 250 / GER 350 - Performance German taught by Prof. Alice Kuzniar (4:00-5:20 MW in ML 117)

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