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….
Britta Meredith (PhD candidate), Mareike Geyer (M.A. candidate, ALDS) and Prof. Manuela Wagner just published their article on “Social Justice in Beginning Language Instruction: Interpreting Fairy Tales” in the DIMENSION Special Issue for 2018: Focus on Social Justice and Critical Pedagogy. Abstract: This chapter bridges theories of social justice (e.g., Osborn, 2006) and intercultural citizenship (e.g. Byram, […]
In their “Pedagogical Strategies to Foster Intercultural Competence and Address Social Justice Issues in the Beginner Language Classroom” workshop Britta Meredith (PhD Candidate), Mareike Geyer (M.A. Candidate, ALDS) and Professor Manuela Wagner put theory into practice by presenting exercises grounded in principles of intercultural citizenship (e.g. Byram, 2008) and social justice (e.g. Osborn, 2006). Using […]
News from DAAD USA Important Dates March 28th: Internship Opportunity at DAAD/GAIN March 31st: Program Officer Position at DAAD/GCRI Upcoming Application Deadlines March 30th: Studienbrücke Deutschland April 15th: DAAD Young Ambassadors Program April 15th: DAAD-AICGS Fellowship Program April 15th: DAAD Post-Doctoral Fellows at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University