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Henning Bochert visit to Chapel Hill.

April 28, 2022

This spring, German playwright, translator, and dramaturg Henning Bochert was in Chapel Hill for a few weeks and gave a lecture on contemporary German theater on March 2, 2022, which was entitled “What’s Playing in Germany? —  From Postdramatisch to … Continued

Congratulations to Professor Aleksandra Prica.

April 28, 2022

Her book Decay and Afterlife: Form, Time, and the Textuality of Ruins, 1100 to 1900 was published by the University of Chicago Press in February–March, 2022 (link).

All Black Lives Matter: Black Germany and Beyond (February 17–20, 2022).

April 28, 2022

Tenth anniversary conference of the Black German Heritage and Research Association, hosted by Africana Studies at Rutgers University–Camden (link).  Prof. Priscilla Layne was a keynote speaker (“New (Black German) Subjectivity: Intersectionality in Recent Black German Novels”).        

Congratulations to Sophia Houghton ’21.

April 28, 2022

The International Vladimir Nabokov Society has awarded its 2021 Ellen Pifer Prize for best undergraduate essay to Sophia Hougton ’21.  Her study “Fated text, autonomous design: Aubrey Beardsley’s spectral legacy in Lolita” was written under the supervision of Prof. Stanislav … Continued

Russian Flagship Program, Spring 2022.

April 28, 2022

The Russian Flagship Program at UNC-Chapel Hill is a joint collaboration between the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures and the Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies (CSEEES).  It is one of eight Russian Language Flagship … Continued

Blue Sky Scholar Gigi Cloney ’21.

April 28, 2022

Gigi graduated in December 2021 with a double major in German and public policy. This Campaign for Carolina article is about her experience studying abroad and focuses on a scholarship she received that made it possible for her to study … Continued

Congratulations Elliott Chandler ’21.

April 28, 2022

In December 2021 The Department of Music welcomed Elliott Chandler as the new department accounting technician (link), who graduated in May 2021 from UNC-CH with a degree in mathematics and Russian language and culture.  Elliott and his roommate co-founded the … Continued