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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

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

GSLL awarded a DEI Grant for Unit-level Support

August 11, 2022

The College of Arts & Sciences awarded 13 academic departments and programs a total of $36,000 in grants to enhance diversity, equity and inclusion as part of its inaugural DEI Grants for Unit-Level Support program. GSLL is among the awardees … Read more

Recent academic appointments of graduate alumni

August 11, 2022

Amy Jones, Ph.D. (spring, 2022) has been appointed instructor of German at Duke University. Ian McClean, Ph.D. (spring, 2022) has been appointed instructor of German and classics at the University of Memphis. Martin Dawson, Ph.D. (2021) has accepted a position … Read more