In fall 2021, the Department will welcome a new Polish lecturer. This is possible thanks to the joint support of the Polish National Agency of Academic Exchange (NAWA) and the Kosciuszko Foundation. Our expanded faculty will allow us to grow … Continued
Congratulations to Professor Ruth von Bernuth. Prof. Ruth von Bernuth was awarded a Senior Fellowship at the Maimonides Centre for Advanced Studies, Universität Hamburg, from April to September 2022.
Congratulations to Lea Greenberg. Lea Greenberg, doctoral candidate in the Carolina-Duke Program in German Studies, has accepted a visiting faculty appointment in German Jewish studies at Knox College, in Galesburg, Illinois.
Despite the evident rivalry between UNC and Duke, the Carolina-Duke Graduate Program in German Studies utilizes the strengths of the two universities — one public and one private — to offer graduate students at both institutions an unparalleled experience. The … Continued
As an academic institution rooted in the study of transatlantic society, the UNC-CH Center for European Studies recognizes and celebrates the racial and ethnic heterogeneity that is — and has been — the reality of European and American ways of … Continued
Associate Professor Emerita Helga Bister-Broosen passed away on February 10, 2018 in Brugge, Belgium, following a long illness. She is survived by her husband Professor Emeritus Roland Willemyns (University of Brussels), who taught at UNC-Chapel Hill as a visiting professor … Continued
Congratulations to Martin Dawson on having been selected as the recipient of Siegfried Mews Award for Excellence in Teaching German for the 2019–2020 academic year.
The IAH Faculty Fellowship Program provides on-campus, semester-long leaves for faculty members from the College of Arts and Sciences to pursue research and creative work that leads to publication, exhibition, composition, and performance. In the competition for the current academic … Continued
Professor Dan Thornton, GSLL’s Dutch specialist since 2001, taught DTCH 402 and an advanced independent study in the fall 2020 term. The department has received grants from the prestigious Queen Wilhelmina Fund and the Nederlandse Taalunie (the Dutch Language Union) … Continued
“Russian Language Flagship Program prepares students to become global professionals,” by Korie Dean, University Communications, September 18, 2020: “Carolina’s new Russian Language Flagship Program allows students in any academic background to intensively study Russian and participate in professional development programming … Continued