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Recent contributions of all department members to the field of Germanic Studies.
Alex Sorenson. Talk. “ ‘Im tieferen Wasser’: Imitation, Recognition and Rite in Gottfried Keller’s 'Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe'”. One Hundred and Thirty-Second Annual Convention of the Modern Language Association. January 5-8, 2017. Philadelphia, PA.
Daniel Carranza. Talk. "On the Possibility of Poetic Embodiment: Phonic Gesture in Paul Celan's 'Offene Glottis'." Fortieth Annual Conference of the German Studies Association. San Diego, CA.
Jessica Resvick. Talk. "Editing and Editions: Adalbert Stifter's Die Mappe meines Urgroßvaters and the Recension of Memory." Fortieth Annual Conference of the German Studies Association. San Diego, CA.
Alex Sorenson. Talk. “The Drowning Scene: Polis, Paralipsis and Sacrifice in Theodor Fontane's 'Unwiederbringlich'”. Fortieth Annual Conference of the German Studies Association. San Diego, CA
Jake Fraser has been awarded a dissertation research fellowship by the Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies for 2016-2017.
Matthew Johnson has been awarded a Travel and Research Grant from the Center for Jewish Studies to study at the Vilnius Yiddish Institute in Lithuania during the summer of 2016.
Nine of our undergraduate students have been awarded Foreign Language Aquisition Grants (FLAGs) to study Germanic languages in Europe in the summer of 2016. Six undergraduates have also received Romberg Travel Grants for intensive language study in Vienna in the summer of 2016.