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UNC Welcomes Delegation from Universität Bremen

A delegation from Universität Bremen in Germany visited the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill the week of Sept. 6 to strengthen the growing partnership between the institutions. The delegation included Annette Lang, director of the Bremen International Office, and Christian Peters, managing director of the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences.

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By |September 30th, 2016|Categories: News||0 Comments

Ruth von Bernuth’s New Book: How the Wise Men Got to Chelm

Ruth von Bernuth’s new book, How the Wise Men Got to Chelm: The Life and Times of Yiddish Folk Tradition, was released on September 16.

A summary and reviews can be found here.

By |September 21st, 2016|Categories: News||0 Comments

Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies Launches UNC-Visegrad Studies

The UNC-Visegrad Studies program is designed to bolster and complement the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures (GSLL) interdisciplinary major in Central European studies.

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By |September 7th, 2016|Categories: News||0 Comments

Undergraduate Degrees Awarded in GSLL 2015-16

47 undergraduates have graduated this spring, brining the total number of graduates from GSLL to 56 if one includes August 2015, December 2015, and May 2016. Of those 56, 14 graduated with Distinction; another 14 graduated with Highest Distinction; and nine graduated with honors or highest honors awarded from writing an honors thesis in one of their majors.

By |June 3rd, 2016|Categories: News||0 Comments

Six Doctoral Students Graduate in May 2016

By |June 3rd, 2016|Categories: News||0 Comments

UNC Global Partnership Awards: Two GSLL Professors Named as Recipients

Launched in Fall 2013, the Global Partnership Awards help University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill faculty, staff and students sustain and develop partnerships with international institutions, with preference given to proposals that include designated UNC strategic or emerging partners. Two professors of GSLL–Dr. Richard Langston and Dr. Gabriel Trop–were chosen as recipients of this award. – See more at: http://global.unc.edu/news/unc-global-announces-2015-16-global-partnership-award-recipients/#sthash.gBpo7UqX.dpuf

By |June 3rd, 2016|Categories: News||0 Comments

Siegfried Mews Award

Siegfried Mews is an Emeritus professor of German at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill who retired in 2007. Each year since his retirement, an award has been given in his honor.  Based on the nominations of undergraduate students, it recognizes one of our graduate students for his or her excellence in the teaching of German. In May 2016, the 9th Siegfried Mews award was presented to Rory Earl Bradley.

By |May 3rd, 2016|Categories: News||0 Comments

Ria Stambaugh – Frank Borchardt Essay Award

Each spring, the Carolina – Duke Graduate Program in German studies presents an award in recognition of outstanding scholarly achievement. The Ria Stambaugh – Frank Borchardt Essay Award, presented for best writing proficiency review essays, is given in honor of two revered professors, Ria Stambaugh at UNC, and Frank Borchardt at Duke, who were highly esteemed by their colleagues and students. In May 2016, this prize was awarded to Jeffery Alden Hertel for his essay submitted during the 2015-2016 academic year.

By |May 3rd, 2016|Categories: News||0 Comments

New Phi Beta Kappa Members: Congratulations to 7 GSLL Students!

By |May 3rd, 2016|Categories: News||0 Comments

Delta Phi Alpha National German Honor Society Initiates

By |May 3rd, 2016|Categories: News||0 Comments