John Jolly, Ph.D (spring, 2022) has accepted a teaching position in the humanities at the Chesterton Academy of St. James in San Mateo, California. Christoph Schmitz, Ph.D. (summer, 2022) has accepted a position as visiting assistant professor of German at … Read more
Prof. Richard Langston has agreed to serve as chair of the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures for a four-year term, beginning on July 1, 2022. Members of the department owe a debt of gratitude to outgoing chair … Read more
The department honors Hana Pichova, professor of Czech language and literature, on the occasion of her retirement from the University this summer. In addition to her teaching and research, Prof. Pichova has taken on a number of different roles in … Read more
On August 8, 2022, Luna assumed the duties of GSLL’s financial and tech assistant. She succeeds Pam Tharp, who retired from the University on October 1, 2021. Since receiving her baccalaureate degree in applied mathematics (May, 2020), Luna has worked … Read more
The following graduate students have joined the program in fall 2021: Maya von und zur Mühlen and Alessandra (Sascha) Daniels.
Prof. Ruth von Bernuth has been awarded a Senior Fellowship at the Maimonides Centre for Advanced Studies, Universität Hamburg, from April to September 2022. Her research project: “The Apocrypha in Yiddish: Translating Biblical Literature in Early Modern Ashkenaz.” During Michaelmas … Read more
Prof. Inga Pollman has received a Senior Fellowship at the Cinepoetics Center for Advanced Film Study, based at the Freie Universität Berlin and in cooperation with the Filmuniversität Babelsberg.
Prof. Langston will be teaching a master class at the Universität Zürich in May entitled “Poetics of Association in the Literature of Division,” which is based on his CDG graduate seminar taught in fall 2020. The graduate seminar, organized by … Read more
John A. Jolly, Ph.D, Amy L. Jones, Ph.D. and Ian McLean, Ph.D. will receive their degrees at May commencement.
Sponsored by the Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies (link). Scholars from North American and European institutions explored a variety of social, cultural, and political issues of the region, including myths and legends from Moravian Wallachia, hometown regiments … Read more