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September 1, 2021

Paul Reitter, Professor, Germanic Languages and Literatures, has published together with Chad Wellmon (University of Virginia) the volume Permanent Crisis: The Humanities in a Disenchanted Age (U…

August 10, 2021

Hearty congratulations to Kassi for a successful defense!

Kassi Burnett's dissertation, Differently Abled Natures: Being Other than Human in Contemporary German Literature, examines what…

May 24, 2021

Hearty congratulations to Bill for successfully defending in April!

“Melancholy and the Photo-Historical Approach in the Films of Wim Wenders” provides what has been long awaited in…

May 12, 2021

May Mergenthaler, Associate Professor, and Kassi Burnett, Ph.D. student, advised by Prof. Katra Byram, have co-published an article in German in a special issue, “Ökologie” (Non Fiktion. Arsenal…

May 7, 2021

Join us in recognizing the achievements of our majors and minors in Germanic Languages and Literatures – 2020-2021!

The 2020-21 Dieter Cunz Outstanding Graduating Senior is Haley Grubb …

May 6, 2021

Congratulations!

It is with pleasure that the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures officially congratulates all four second-year Master's students on the successful completion…

April 27, 2021

We are excited to announce the winner of the national 2021 Alexander Stephan National Essay Prize in German Studies! This year's prize has been awarded to Sofia Patino Duque, who is studying at…

February 9, 2021

We congratulate May Mergenthaler, Associate Professor in the department, who has been accepted as fellow of the Akademie für Lyrikkritik at the Haus für Poesie in Berlin for the first 6 months of…

January 29, 2021

Characters before Copyright: The Rise and Regulation of Fan Fiction in Eighteenth-Century Germany, published by Oxford University Press, was selected from a shortlist of seven excellent academic…