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German Studies Colloquium Series:
"Curious George: A Genealogy", presented by Yuliya Komska
Where did Curious George, a popular fictional “monkey” created by Margret and H.A. Rey, come from? In contemporary interpretations, his...
PROFESSOR HELMUT PUFF, THE ELIZABETH L. EISENSTEIN COLLEGIATE PROFESSORSHIP IN HISTORY AND GERMANIC LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES, INAUGURAL LECTURE
Toward a History of Waiting: Time, Space, and the Social Hierarchy
Waiting is one temporal modality among others that makes time experiential. Waiting portions out the flow of time as waiters anticipate what...
German Languages & Literatures 2023 Graduation Reception
Please join us as we celebrate our recent graduates! Graduating students: Please register to attend this event by Friday, March 31 with the...
5th Annual Teaching Techniques and Strategies for German Language Instructors
Program Facilitator: Mary Rodena-Krasan
This year’s workshop will be bracketed by discussions and presentations on the influence AI-driven resources like ChatGPT have on language...
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Our department offers undergraduate programs in German, Scandinavian, and Dutch and a graduate program in German Studies. In teaching and research, we emphasize the embededdness of language, literature, and the arts in larger social, cultural, and political processes. Our approach, widely known as the “Michigan Model,” has made us one of the premier departments in the US and is unmatched in its interdisciplinary breadth. Students will be guided by faculty with deep methodic training and experience in German, Dutch and Scandinavian languages and literature, Comparative Literature, History, Political Science, Sociology, Film Studies, Philosophy, Media Studies, Museum Studies, and Music.