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March 31, 2020

Congratulations to Megan Wadas on the successful defense of her Undergraduate Research Honors Thesis - Stereotypes and Language Attitudes: Examining the Perception of German as “Harsh".

March 9, 2020

GLL undergraduates stole the show at the 25th Anniversary Denman Research Forum, taking the first place in one category and the first and third places in another!  
 
Megan Wadas took…

February 11, 2020

We congratulate Helen Fehervary, Christiane Zehl Romero and Amy Kepple Strawser on the release of their edited volume - Anna Seghers: The Challenge of History (Brill | Rodopi, 2019).  ISBN: 978-90…

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…

September 25, 2019

Congratulations to Professor May Mergenthaler and Dr. Kevin Richards for being named STEP mentors for 2019-20.

Mentors are nominated by colleagues, students, and administrators from across…

August 30, 2019

Professor Matthew Birkhold's opinion piece has been published in the New York Times.

Birkhold wrote A Brief History of the Indignities Heaped Upon Greenland  after spending this past summer…