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February 12, 2020
Mendenhall Lab 173
March 19, 2020
Hagerty Hall 056
March 24, 2020
Hagerty Hall 046
April 2, 2020
165 Thompson (Main Library)

Recent News

January 28, 2020

How have tiny houses become dream houses? In her talk, Katra Byram shows how the tiny house movement has made people want less by tapping into a classic story that has its beginnings in German…

January 23, 2020

Paul Reitter’s translation of The Autobiography of Solomon Maimon was selected as a finalist for the 2019 National Jewish Book Award in Autobiography and Memoir, an unexpected honor for a new…

December 20, 2019

Sonia Gollance will be on the dance faculty at the annual Yiddish language and culture festival Yiddish New York (Dec. 21-26, 2019), where she will be one of the instructors for the workshop "…

November 8, 2019

We are pleased to announce our 2019 Distinguished Alumnus, Professor LaVern J. Rippley (Ph.D. 1965).

In the course of his career, Professor Rippley has authored, edited or translated some 18…

People Directory

Carmen Taleghani-Nikazm
Professor, Director of Undergraduate German Language Instruction
Visiting Assistant Professor and Director of Yiddish Studies
Paul Reitter
Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
Merrill Kaplan
Associate Professor and Director of Scandinavian Studies