Katharina von Hammerstein, Professor of German Studies and member of UConn’s Human Rights Institute, was interviewed by Courthouse News on the current Herero and Nama lawsuit against Germany at the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York for the article “For Victims of a Little-Known Genocide, a Long Journey to Justice.” As a scholar of […]
Julie Shoults (Ph.D. 2015) was just elected to the Executive Council of the Modern Language Association. Dr. Shoults teaches at Muhlenburg College and has continued to work with UConn German Studies faculty, in addition to becoming very active in the profession beyond teaching and research. Her latest book publication is Women Writing War (2018), and […]
A small but vocal group of students and faculty, including members of the German Studies Section, protested against the fly-in of Lockheed-Martin helicopters that was meant to celebrate the partnership between Lockheed-Martin and UConn. The group is opposed to UConn’s ties to the military-industrial complex.