Prof. Manuela Wagner publishes “Intercultural Citizenship Across the Curriculum” with ACTFL

Together with Michael Byram and Fabiana Cardetti, Prof. Wagner published the highly visible, authoritative “Intercultural Citizenship Across the Curriculum,” focusing on the role of language education. This ACTFL publication has been widely received and much applauded, and follows Prof. Wagner’s previous publication on intercultural citizenship from principles to practice. Here’s a short description of the […]

UConn Today features German Studies’ Alexa Kugler

Alexa is about to graduate with a double major in pathobiology and German Studies. Here she describes some of the influences UConn has had on her studies: Name two other experiences that have enriched your studies. One of my goals for undergrad was to improve my German language skills, so from March through August 2019, […]

Immersion Day for 100 CT German High School Students

On November 14, almost 100 students taking German at Mansfield, Cheshire and Westport High Schools joined us on the UConn, Storrs, campus to hear an impressive talk by Alex Dumschott (Eurotech alumnus) about how he applied his German language and culture knowledge in his career; get a taste of German classes here at UConn from […]

Die Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German: Teaching German Studies in a Global Context

This special issue of Die Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German, published by the American Association of Teachers of German, features articles on Teaching German Studies in a Global Context with contributions by i.a. Anke Finger (UConn) and Niko Tracksdorf (UConn alumnus and Assistant Professor of German at University of Rhode Island). The issue is co-edited by Nicole Coleman […]

DEMOKRACJA GRAFIKA: Two events in November

November 7, 2019 12:30 pm: Konover Auditorium Shelter from the Holocaust: German Jewish Refugees in Iran and India Dr. Atina Grossmann This lecture examines the intensely ambivalent and paradoxical experiences, sensibilities, and emotions of bourgeois Jews who found refuge in the “Orient” of India and Iran after 1933. Organized by the Center for Judaic Studies https://judaicstudies.uconn.edu/2019/10/08/grossmann/ —— 2:00-3:30pm: […]

The Eurotech House: October 2019 Highlights

The Eurotech House is part of the Learning Community Program at UConn and offers a large variety of different events every month. “Living and Learning Communities provide cohorts of students with opportunities to investigate areas of interest, either based on their major or an interdisciplinary topic, through guided courses and co-curricular activities.  Living and Learning […]