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Great Books Reading Group: Thus Spoke Zarathustra

December 6, 2017

Over the course of four weeks in October and November, Dr. Gabriel Trop led a discussion group for the Carolina Public Humanities on Nietzsche’s dense and enigmatic philosophical work, Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The group met for two hours on Wednesdays … Read more

Concerts in Context: Parable of the Sower

December 5, 2017

On two nights in November, renowned artist Toshi Reagon debuted her new opera, an adaptation of Octavia Butler’s “Parable of the Sower,” at the Carolina Performing Arts. On Friday November 17th, Dr. Priscilla Layne gave a brief lecture, offering contextualization … Read more

Study Abroad Awards

November 9, 2017

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has provided $648,234 in scholarships, fellowships and program support to 182 undergraduate students pursuing study abroad programs in Spring, Summer and Fall 2017, and yearlong programs during the 2017-18 academic year. A … Read more

Phi Beta Kappa Inductees

November 9, 2017

Phi Betta Kappa has recently inducted 165 new students, 3 of whom are students from GSLL. Faith Caroline Goldsmith, a senior with peace, war, and defense and Germanic and Slavic languages and literatures majors, daughter of Col. (R) Stu Goldsmith … Read more

Siegfried Mews Award for Excellence in Teaching German

April 27, 2017

The recipient of the 2016/17 Siegfried Mews Award for Excellence in Teaching German is Richard M. Lambert III – better known as Tres to the vast scores of undergraduate students who he taught over the years at Carolina. Tres joined … Read more

Frühlings Erwachen. Eine Kindertragödie by Frank Wedekind

April 27, 2017

The Spring semester 2017 was brought to a dramatic end with two performances of Frank Wedekind’s thought-provoking 1891 play Frühlings Erwachen, as part of a senior seminar taught by Dr. Tin Wegel. Seventeen undergraduate students rehearsed this controversial play of … Read more

Spektakl ’17

April 27, 2017

The Slavic “Spektakl’!” was born more than 15 years ago as a way to celebrate both the students’ success and the end of the academic year! Spektakl’ 17 on April 12, 2017 has brought together students of Russian, Czech, Polish, and … Read more

Our 2017 Chancellor’s Award Recipients

April 19, 2017

The following graduating Seniors in Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures were chosen by our Faculty to receive Chancellor’s Awards on Wednesday, April 18, 2017. The Paul Debreczeny Prize in Slavic Languages and Literatures: Leona Aisha Amosah The Ria Stambaugh … Read more