News for Future students

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Looking 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.
 

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Studying in a castle with the IcGS program

Aynur Hyuang in front of the Schloss Mannheim
Since the beginning of February, Aynur Huang is studying abroad at the University of Mannheim.
Friday, September 20, 2019

Alice Kuzniar received SSHRC Insight Grant

Alice Kuzniar

Professor Alice Kuzniar received a SSHRC Insight Grant for her research about the influence of the writings and practice of the renowned homeopath Clemens von Bönninghausen on the poetry of Germany's foremost female writer, Annette von Droste-Hülshoff. For this, she asks the question: How can one meaningfully bring together the very different fields of medicine and literature? Professor Kuzniar says that this grant allows her to pursue this line of research and form a team of medical historians and literary scholars.

Read the summary of her proposal below:

Friday, September 20, 2019

Zina Gimpelevich: Winner of the CAS/Taylor & Francis book prize

Book by Zina Gimpelevich

Zina Gimpelevich's book The Portrayal of Jews in Modern Biełarusian Literature, published 2018, has won the Canadian Association of Slavists/Taylor & Francis Book Prize. Congratulations!

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Award-winning historian to speak at UW

Symbolic picture of two forks forming a fence with modern hungers written above them

Modern Hungers: Food and German Identity from the Third Reich to the Berlin Wall and Beyond

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