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Congratulations to Nick Jones!

October 13, 2022

Congratulations to Nick Jones who has received the Richard Brooke Scholarship. Awarded to Carolina students who have completed either secondary or university education in the United Kingdom, the Richard Brooke Scholarship recognizes Nick’s bachelors degree completed at Durham University, where … Read more

Congratulations to Tim Ellison!

September 27, 2022

We are thrilled to announce that Tim Ellison has won the German Quarterly Graduate Student Paper Award for his WPR, “Historical Rhapsody: Citation and Pseudo‐Citation in Herder’s Auch eine Philosophie der Geschichte zur Bildung der Menschheit.” His WPR will be … Read more

Murderous Mothers: Late Twentieth-Century Medea Figures and Feminism

September 22, 2022

GSLL congratulates CDG alum Claire Scott (’17) on the publication of their throughly revised dissertation. Murderous Mothers: Late Twentieth-Century Medea Figures and Feminism has been published by P. Lang in 2022. Dr. Scott’s monograph explores German-language Medea adaptations from the … Read more

Congratulations to Tako!

September 20, 2022

We are thrilled to report that Tako won an honorable mention in the GSA Prize Competition for the Best Essay in German Studies by a Graduate Student. His honored essay was “Answering Egoism: Tieck’s Alternative Theory of Romantic Irony” and … Read more

Catching up with Professor Radislav Lapushin

August 11, 2022

Prof. Lapushin published Rosa na trave: Slovo u Chekhova [Dew on the Grass: The Word in Chekhov] in the series Contemporary Western Rusistika (Boston/Saint-Petersburg: Academic Study Press, 2021). The book is a revised and extended version of his monograph “Dew … Read more

CDG alumnus Matt Hambro discusses career experiences

August 11, 2022

Matt Hambro, Ph.D. (2019) is a software engineer with Hulu in Santa Monica, California. During an online event entitled “Life After Grad School,” Matt spoke to current CDG graduate students about his experiences adapting to the world of software engineering … Read more

Congratulations to Tim Ellison

August 11, 2022

Carolina-Duke graduate student Tim Ellison is the winner of the 2022 Ria Stambaugh-Frank Borchardt Prize for best Writing Proficiency Review essay, “Historical Rhapsody: Citation and Historiography in Herder’s Auch eine Philosophie der Geschichte zur Bildung der Menschheit.

Teaching awards to graduate student instructors

August 11, 2022

The Department of German Studies at Duke University announced that Shiqi Xu has been awarded the Bessent Teaching Award in recognition of her first year as an outstanding German language instructor. Tatjana Zimbelius-Klem has received the Borchardt Teaching Award based … Read more