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 […]
Sebastian Wogenstein is Associate Professor of German and Comparative Literature and Interim Director of the Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life at UConn. He is also faculty associate of the Human Rights Institute. On September 25th 2019 (2:30 to 3:15 pm, Oak Hall 236) Prof. Wogenstein will give a lecture about “Human Rights […]
At this year’s annual German Studies Association conference in Portland, OR, three members of the UConn German Studies section will present their work and add to the lively discussion around how digital scholarship and teaching diversify the German Studies field in both content and method. Stefan Bronner, Britta Meredith and Anke Finger (a co-founder of […]
German teachers from across the state met at UConn on Thursday, May 16, 2019, to discuss interdisciplinary programming in German at the High School level and to start a network that integrates ECE at UConn with the state’s AATG chapter. ECE German Studies programs from E.O. Smith HS, Cheshire HS, Staples HS and East Lyme […]
Prof. Friedemann Weidauer has published a new textbook in collaboration with two recent PhD’s in German Studies from UConn, Nicole Coleman and Niko Tracksdorf: Impulse, due out this year. The package, published by Klett, includes Impuls Deutsch—Textbook, Impuls Deutsch— Teaching Guide, Impuls Deutsch—Workbook, and Impuls Deutsch—Instructors Manual. Below is the publisher’s information: Impuls Deutsch is our […]
Britta Meredith, Ph.D. candidate in German Studies, just published her article on sensory perception in one of Hans Fallada’s most famous novels in Volume 23 of the scholarly journal Focus on German Studies. Congratulations!
Thanks to our designer, Isabel Choinowski (M.A. candidate in German Studies), the website accompanying the book Women in German Expressionism: Gender, Sexuality, Activism, is now live! The book is edited by Prof. Anke Finger and Julie Shoults (Ph.D. 2015). The site will feature excerpts from the scholarly articles, maps of each woman’s biography, contacts, and […]
Matt Varney, who is doing his internship this year with Bosch, devised and is also part of their sneak-preview campaign for interns at Bosch Engineering GmbH. Bosch-Engineering-GmbH_Poster
On March 24, Friedemann Weidauer conducted a half day workshop on STEM-centered first and second year language teaching for the Michigan AATG. The event was hosted by Wayne State University in Detroit and organized by Mark Ferguson, director of the Junior Year in Munich Program.
Britta Meredith, PhD student and German Ambassador to the Goethe Institute, visited the Weston High School in Connecticut to introduce students to career possibilities in connection with their German program. EUROTECH and EUROBIZ both met with great interest, and, apparently, we have to produce more brochures….