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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. June 4, 2020Prof. Emma Betz receives the Outstanding Performance Award for Teaching and Research
    Professor Emma Betz

    The Department for Germanic and Slavic Studies congratulates Professor Emma Betz for receiving the Outstanding Performance Award for Teaching and Research. 

  2. June 2, 2020GSS Side-by-Side Writing: The Covid Edition
    GGS Event showing students and professors of the department
    During the Covid pandemic, our work continues, so we are inviting you to join our virtual GSS Side-by-Side Writing Group.
  3. Apr. 21, 2020Looking for a great Spring 2020 culture course or thinking of learning a new language?

    Are you a student from another Canadian university interested in taking one (or more) of our German online courses in Spring 2020?

    How about...?

    GER 230 - Vikings! taught in English by Prof. Grit Liebscher

    GER 271 - German Thought and Culture: Objects  taught in English by Prof. Andrea Speltz

    GER 272 - German Thought and Culture: People  taught in English by Prof. Paul Malone

    or GER 101 - Elementary German I (or GER 102, or GER 201, or GER 202 with prior knowledge of German).

    All courses will be taught online in Spring 2020.

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