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2023 Zurich Distinguished Lecture

October 26, 2023

Professor Langston will hold the 2023 Zurich Distinguished Lecture on the Art of Interpretation. Entitled “Sex and Sociability: Queer Poetics in the Crisis Years of the 80s,” Dr. Langston’s lecture explores the effects HIV/AIDS had on queer writing and how … Read more

#GDTBATH: Luke Elliott

August 7, 2023

Rising junior Luke Elliot speaks eight languages to connect with people from all cultures, and he’s started to learn two more. “When you start to speak to someone in their native language, a lot of times their face will just … Read more

Bradley Sadowsky wins Johnathan Hess Diversity Prize

May 11, 2023

Bradley Sadowsky has won the Johnathan Hess Diversity Prize for his paper “Ihr ewiges Klagelied, der Fackelbrand der wilden Lüste: The Creation of a Novel Queer Poetics in Marie-Madeleine’s Auf Kupros.”

Congratulations, Tatjana!

April 19, 2023

Congratulations to Tatjana Zimbelius-Klem for receiving the 2022/23 Siegfried Mews Award for Excellence in Teaching German! Tatjana taught German 101: Elementary I and served as Course Coordinator for this level last semester, and she is currently teaching German 301: Advanced … Read more

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

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

Great Books Reading Group: Thus Spoke Zarathustra

December 6, 2017

Over the course of four weeks in October and November, Dr. Gabriel Trop led a discussion group for the Carolina Public Humanities on Nietzsche’s dense and enigmatic philosophical work, Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The group met for two hours on Wednesdays … Read more